Below are some post Backlash 2023 highlights:
– Seth Rollins defeated Omos after hitting a Super Stomp from the top rope.
In a backstage interview after the match, Rollins said the following about his victory over The Nigerian Giant:
“Let me tell you something about that Giant. He proved how big he was out there because it took the biggest stomp of all time to put him to bed.
Eat your heart out Joel Embiid, eat your heart out Draymond Green. You cannot imitate. Very flattering, but I’m still the best.”
Rollins will now compete in the World Heavyweight Championship tournament (tap here to check out the other participants).
– Bianca Belair defeated IYO SKY to retain the RAW Women’s Championship. Bianca has now become the longest reigning Women’s Champion of the modern era, overtaking Becky Lynch’s title reign record.
Below is what she tweeted about it:
“We did it! 399 Days! LongEST Reigning RAW Women’s Champion & LongEST Reigning Women’s Champion of the Modern Era. #ESTofWWE”
On the other hand, IYO tweeted the following about the Puerto Rico crowd cheering her despite being a heel:
“The WWE Universe in Puerto Rico seemed to like me a lot. I hope to see you guys again one day.”
– Cody Rhodes tweeted the following regarding his victory over Brock Lesnar:
Below is what Cody’s wife, former WWE Ring Announcer Brandi Rhodes, tweeted about it:
“My husband is covered in blood and it’s not his. Praise Him 🙏🏾”
– After Backlash went off the air, Dominik Mysterio showed off his on-screen girlfriend Rhea Ripley’s buns:
Rhea’s real-life boyfriend, current AEW World Trios Champion Buddy Matthews (fka Buddy Murphy in WWE), saw this on Instagram and wrote the following:
“He might be written on ya bum… but I get to touch it!”