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On This Day In Wrestling History: April 30th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on April 30th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 30, 2000) – WWF Backlash 2000

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 30, 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘WWF Backlash’ event LIVE on PPV from the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.!

This was the 2nd annual Backlash event held by the WWF/WWE from 1999 till 2009 and again since 2016.

After not being able to win the WWF World Heavyweight Championship from Triple H at WrestleMania 2000, The Rock got another chance in the main event of this pay-per-view, this time in a one on one match with Shane McMahon as the special guest referee.

The results from that night were:

WWF Tag Team Championship: Edge & Christian (c) defeated Road Dogg & X-Pac

WWF Light Heavyweight Championship: Dean Malenko (c) defeated Scotty 2 Hotty

Big Boss Man & Bull Buchanan defeated The APA

WWF Hardcore Championship: Crash Holly (c) defeated Hardcore Holly, Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy, Perry Saturn and Tazz

Big Show defeated Kurt Angle

T & A defeated The Dudley Boyz

WWF European Championship: Eddie Guerrero (c) defeated Essa Rios

WWF Intercontinental Championship: Chris Benoit (c) defeated Chris Jericho by DQ

WWF World Heavyweight Championship: The Rock defeated Triple H (c)

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