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WWE Making All PPVs Dual Branded (Raw & SmackDown Live) Starting With Backlash 2018

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (February 12, 2001) – WWF Raw Is War

On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired a LIVE episode of their weekly TV Show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’ from the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

This episode featured matches & segments, building storylines on the road to the upcoming WWF Now Way Out 2001 PPV.

Below is the match-card for the show:

01. WWF Intercontinental Title: Chris Jericho vs. Eddie Guerrero

02. Team Extreme vs. The Radicalz & Terri

03. WWF World Tag Titles – No. 1 Contenders Match: Christian & Edge vs. Kane & The Undertaker

04. Triple H vs. Billy Gunn

05. Scotty 2 Hotty vs. X-Pac

06. Grandmaster Sexay vs. X-Pac

07. Kurt Angle & Raven vs. Big Show & Essa Rios

08. The Rock vs. Rikishi

• WWE Making All PPVs Dual Branded (Raw & SmackDown Live) Starting With Backlash 2018

With the low ticket sales and repeated filler matches on PPVs, it looks like WWE will be making all their PPVs dual branded shows (Raw & SmackDown Live) starting with Backlash 2018 PPV.

Fans who bought tickets for the Backlash 2018 PPV have been notified via Email that the show will be dual branded, which means it’ll feature matches from both Raw & SmackDown Live:

“Attention ticket holder!

This is just a friendly reminder about your event..

WWE Presents Backlash
Prudential Center
Sunday, May 6th at 7:30PM

This will now be a combined Pay Per View with RAW and SMACKDOWN Superstars.”

Backlash 2018 to be a dual branded show

WrestleVotes, the source which broke the story of Neville walking out of WWE, is reporting that WWE will be turning their PPVs to dual branded shows, but it doesn’t mean that the Brand Split is coming to an end:

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