• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 1, 2005) – WWE Backlash 2005
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 1, 2005, World Wrestling Entertainment aired their annual ‘WWE Backlash’ event LIVE on PPV from the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire!
This was the 7th annual Backlash event held by the WWF/WWE from 1999 till 2009 and again since 2016.
The results from that night were:
– WWE Intercontinental Championship: Shelton Benjamin (c) defeated Chris Jericho
– The Hurricane and Rosey won a Tag Team turmoil match (World Tag Team Championship)
– Last Man Standing: Edge defeated Chris Benoit
– Kane defeated Viscera
– Hulk Hogan & Shawn Michaels defeated Daivari & Muhammad Hassan
– World Heavyweight Championship: Batista (c) defeated Triple H
• 2 Title Matches For Next NXT TakeOver Event Revealed
At tonight’s NXT TV tapings, The Viking Raiders relinquished the NXT Tag Team Titles and a fatal 4 way match was announced for the vacant titles (which will take place at the next TakeOver event).
Also, Johnny Gargano will defend the NXT Championship against Adam Cole.
Below is the updated match-card for the next NXT TakeOver event:
– NXT Championship Match: Johnny Gargano (c) vs. Adam Cole
– Vacant NXT Tag Team Championship Match: The Undisputed Era vs. Street Profits vs. Burch & Lorcan vs. The Forgotten Sons
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