New Day defends the SmackDown Tag Titles against Rusev Day in a very good match prior to Hell in a Cell 2018.
Bayley takes on Ruby Riott without the assistance of Sasha Banks in a good kickoff for this year’s Backlash.
Two fun battle royals and a great Cruiserweight Title match make this a nice warm-up for Wrestlemania 34!
This was a long Kickoff and wasn’t necessary for watching Survivor Series, but it did have three decent matches which is nice.
Sasha Banks takes on Alicia Fox in a rematch from RAW on a Kickoff show that has some big announcements for TLC!
Akira Tozawa challenges Neville for the Cruiserweight Title in a surprisingly good kickoff show.
The Backlash 2017 Kickoff show was an average opener, featuring Aiden English versus Tye DIllinger.
With a lot of talking and three matches of varying quality, this was a pretty average kickoff show. Though the good parts were quite entertaining, there weren’t a ton of them considering the two-hour running time of the show.
A good cruiserweight tag match and a few backstage segments made this a decent warmup for Fastlane.
Though it felt long at two hours, the three matches helped make this a pretty good way to kick off the 2017 Royal Rumble.