Backlash 2006 News Archive

Mr. McMahon & Shane McMahon def. Shawn Michaels & "God"

Ever since the night after Christmas, Mr. McMahon has made it his mission to make Shawn Michaels' life a living hell. But in recent weeks, Mr. McMahon's obsession has reached new and disturbing heights. The ultimate proof of this came when Mr. McMahon had the audacity to bring...

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WWE Champion John Cena def. Triple H and Edge (Triple Threat Match)

John Cena is widely considered as the most controversial Champion in WWE history. As of late, he has lost the support of some of his fans. He has been pinned by Triple H and Edge in the past. The odds were stacked against him again at Backlash, as he could lose the WWE...

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Carlito def. Chris Masters

Backlash kicked off with a bang as Carlito faced off against former tag team partner Chris Masters in grudge match. Four weeks ago, fresh off a WrestleMania 22 loss to Kane & Big Show, Carlito turned on The Masterpiece and hit him with a devastating back cracker. Just two...

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Trish Stratus def. Women's Champion Mickie James (DQ)

Mickie James is the Women's Champion, but she's also a psycho. When Mickie debuted back in October, it appeared as though she was just a big fan of Trish Stratus. But as the weeks and months passed by, her admiration clearly turned into an obsession, and before long Mickie was...

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Rob Van Dam def. Shelton Benjamin to become Intercontinental Champion

Not only was this a showcase of arguably the two most athletic Superstars in WWE today, but Rob Van Dam's Money in the Bank Championship opportunity and Shelton Benjamin's Intercontinental Championship were both on the line. The stakes couldn't be higher in this winner-takes-...

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Kane vs. Big Show (No Contest)

Kane & Big Show were one of the most dominant tag team that the world of sports entertainment has ever seen. But all good things eventually come to an end. As of late, whenever Kane hears the date May 19, he snaps. The Big Red Monster has been hearing voices of late, and...

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Umaga def. Ric Flair

Four weeks ago, Armando Alejandro Estrada introduced RAW to the monster that is Umaga. The Samoan savage made an immediate impact, brutalizing the 16-time world champion, Ric Flair. He set him up in the corner and ran full speed across the ring, squashing the Nature Boy's head...

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Backlash predictions

To me, Backlash is arguably a pay-per-view with a double main event, but the WWE Championship Match gets top billing. I like the varied abilities of the three competitors, and I think that the combination of their individual styles will deliver a solid main event.

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Matt Striker's Classroom with Eugene

Matt Striker came to Backlash looking to teach the fans in Lexington, Kentucky a lesson; instead, the teacher got some Stunning feedback from one of Kentucky's own.

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Rupp Arena

Rupp Arena Tonight, WWE makes its return to Rupp Arena in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. Backlash will mark the first-ever WWE pay-per-view to emanate from Lexington, and the fans of Kentucky have responded by making it the hottest ticket in town. The WWE last visited the...

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