Backlash (2018) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Networkevent, produced by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brands. It took place on May 6, 2018, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. It was the fourteenth event in the Backlash chronology and the first Backlash event since 2009 to be dual-branded.
The card comprised nine matches, including one on the pre-show. In the main event, Roman Reigns defeated Samoa Joe. Also on the card, Seth Rollins retained the WWE Intercontinental Championship against The Miz, and AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura fought to a no contest for the WWE Championship.
WWE Backlash matches
WWE Championship (No Disqualification Match) — AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.
Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe.
SmackDown Women’s Championship — Carmella (c) vs. Charlotte Flair.
Raw Women’s Championship — Nia Jax (c) vs. Alexa Bliss.
Intercontinental Championship — Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz.
United States Championship — Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Randy Orton.
Daniel Bryan vs. Big Cass.
Braun Strowman & Bobby Lashley vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn.
Bayley vs. Ruby Riott (Kickoff Show).
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