Rhyno and Heath Slater become the first-ever SmackDown Tag Team Champions at WWE Backlash 2016
During the finals of the inaugural SmackDown Tag Team Championship tournament, Rhyno and Heath Slater shock themselves and the world by defeating The Usos.10/05/2017 - 17:15
Go behind the scenes of WWE Backlash 2017 in slow-motion: WWE.com Exclusive, May 22, 2017 Get an exclusive slow-motion look at WWE Superstars as they prepare to compete at WWE Backlash 2017 inside Chicago's Allstate Arena. 05/22/2017 - 13:51
Jinder Mahal's first message as new WWE Champion: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 Following his huge upset over Randy Orton at WWE Backlash, "The Modern Day Maharaja" issues a bold statement to the WWE Universe. 05/21/2017 - 23:55
The Usos aren't into playing games: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 SmackDown Tag Team Champions Jimmy & Jey Uso explain why they're the anthesis of Breezango at WWE Backlash 2017. 05/21/2017 - 22:53
AJ Styles questions his future status: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 After a disappointing count-out loss to U.S. Champion Kevin Owens at WWE Backlash 2017, a pained AJ Styles is uncertain about his readiness to compete. 05/21/2017 - 22:51
Shinsuke Nakamura educates Dolph Ziggler: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 After defeating The Showoff at WWE Backlash 2017, Shinsuke Nakamura is brimming with confidence. 05/21/2017 - 21:32
Dolph Ziggler makes it clear how he plans to overcome Shinsuke Nakamura: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 The Showoff shares his personal strategy for defeating The Artist known are Shinsuke Nakamura later tonight at WWE Backlash, streaming live on WWE Network. 05/21/2017 - 16:15
Becky Lynch greets the WWE Universe outside Chicago's Allstate Arena ahead of WWE Backlash: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 The Irish Lass Kicker spends quality time with the fans en route to her Six-Women Tag Team Match against the "Welcoming Committee" tonight at WWE Backlash. 05/21/2017 - 15:58
Charlotte Flair is all smiles en route to WWE Backlash: WWE.com Exclusive, May 21, 2017 The Queen greets the WWE Universe as she prepares to team up with SmackDown Women's Champion Naomi and Becky Lynch against the "Welcoming Committee" tonight at WWE Backlash, streaming live on WWE Network. 05/21/2017 - 15:53
Also in 2002
March 30, 2006
The following events also occurred in 2002...
- Although the nation still hadn't fully recovered from Sept. 11, the world seemed to be in harmony for the Winter Olympics.
- The New England Patriots became the surprise champions of the NFL after beating the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI.
- The Enron scandal dominated headlines.
- R. Kelly is accused of having sex with minors.
- The West Nile virus puts a scare into the country.
- Lisa Lopes of TLC dies in a car accident.
- After airing a segment where a couple supposedly had sex during a church service, Opie and Anthony were thrown off the radio.
- Spider-Man jumped from comic books to the big screen as Spidey was a hit at the box office.
- My Big Fat Greek Wedding was the surprise hit of the year.
- Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets were all box office smashes.