Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment
Event Type Pay Per View
Event Date May 6, 2018
Brand RawSmackDown
Event Series Backlash
Year 2018
Country United States
Location Newark, New Jersey
Arena Prudential Center
Attendance 14,724
Network On-Demand; WWE Network
Running Time 4 hours
Theme Song "Champion" by Barns Courtney; "Best of Both Worlds" by Tyrone Briggs & Nancy Rowland
Main Event Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe
Arena in Videogame WWE 2K20, WWE 2K19
Watch on WWE Network WWE Backlash 2018


  • [Kickoff]
    Ruby Riott defeats Bayley
  • WWE Intercontinental Championship

    Seth Rollins (c) defeats The Miz to retain the title
  • WWE Raw Women's Championship

    Nia Jax (c) defeats Alexa Bliss to retain the title
  • WWE United States Championship

    Jeff Hardy (c) defeats Randy Orton to retain the title
  • Daniel Bryan defeats Big Cass
  • WWE SmackDown Women's Championship

    Carmella (c) defeats Charlotte Flair to retain the title
  • WWE Championship No DQ Match

    AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura ends in a No Contest; Styles retains the title
  • Braun Strowman & Bobby Lashley defeat Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn
  • Roman Reigns defeats Samoa Joe

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