Dakota Kai challenges Shayna Baszler for the Women’s Title, Chris Dijak debuts against Ricochet, and Aleister Black finds out who his next challenger will be on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Cedric Alexander puts his Cruiserweight TItle on the line against the juggernaut of 205 Live, Buddy Murphy.
Even though certain promises were broken, was was an alright episode of SmackDown with a very good six man tag match.
This was an okay episode of RAW with a mixture of good and mediocre segments, highlighted by an entertaining performance from Ruby Riott in a gauntlet match to determine the final woman to enter the Money in the Bank match.
Johnny Gargano returns to make an announcement about his future, Lars Sullivan takes on the team of Ricochet and Velveteen Dream, Kairi Sane looks for some revenge against Lacey Evans, and Heavy Machinery take on TM61 in a good episode of NXT.
Hideo Itami and Akira Tozawa settle things in the ring after weeks of disrespect.
Jeff Hardy faces Daniel Bryan, two more women qualify for Money in the Bank, new contenders for the tag titles are named, and New Day refuses to answer Miz’s questions on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
AN okay episode of RAW featured some “friendly competition” between Balor and Strowman, a fatal four way qualifying match for the female Money in the Bank match, Chad Gable taking on Dolph Ziggler, and much more.
Candice LeRae confronts Tommaso Ciampa and The Undisputed Era faces Dunne, Lorcan, and Burch in a great main event on a pretty good episode of NXT.
Members of the WWE UK roster mix it up with the cruiserweights of 205 Live in a fun episode.
Nakamura battles Styles to determine the stipulation for their title match, New Day faces The Bar for a single spot in the Money in the Bank match, Lynch, Rose, and Deville fight for a spot in the women’s MitB, and Almas debuts on a good episode of SmackDown.
Money in the Bank continues to shape up with three more qualifying matches, and Seth Rollins once again attempts to steal the show with another IC Title match on this pretty good episode of RAW.
Velveteen Dream has some strong words for Ricochet, and Kassius Ohno attempts to pay Tommaso Ciampa back for his attack on Gargano on a good episode of NXT.
Buddy Murphy looks to avenge his loss to Mustafa Ali during the Cruiserweight Title Tournament in a great main event on a good episode of 205 Live.
SmackDown starts getting ready for Money in the Bank with three qualifying matches including a good main event featuring Daniel Bryan versus Rusev.
Superstars from RAW begin to make their way to Money in the Bank in some qualifying matches including some nice triple threats for the men and the women.
Despite Backlash being an underwhelming show, there were some matches and moments that make it a show worth watching (or at least skipping through).
Bayley takes on Ruby Riott without the assistance of Sasha Banks in a good kickoff for this year’s Backlash.
Pete Dunne tries to get revenge on Roderick Strong in a pretty good episode of NXT.
Buddy Murphy returns to action, Itami and Tozawa have some issues dealing with Gallagher and Kendrick, and Drew Gulak looks to take down Kalisto in a good episode of 205 Live.