WWE Backlash: Orton defeat Edge to win the Greatest Wrestling Match Ever

WWE Backlash: Orton defeat Edge to win the Greatest Wrestling Match Ever

- WWE Backlash saw two former WWE champions battle for who is the best wrestler ever

- Randy Orton and Adam Edge renewed their rivalry after Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania

- AJ Styles won the vacant Intercontinental championship after defeating Daniel Bryan

WWE Backlash was an event that would remain in the hearts of fans as Randy Orton and Adam Edge settled their scores in the Greatest Wrestling Match Ever.

The fight saw both the American and Canadian used finishing moves of The Rock's Rock Bottom, Kurt Angle's Angle Slam Christian's Unprettier and Triple H's Pedigree but that did not end the match.

Randy delivered to RKO's and it did not pin Edge until he landed a punt to the head which earned him a 1-2-3 count for the win.

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The event was action-packed and all the belts in RAW and SmackDown were put on the line but no new champion emerged.

RAW tag team championships The Street Profits fought against the Viking Raiders in a match that saw them battle across the WWE Performance Center with a winner emerging.

Apollo Crews also retained his United States championship following a victory over former titleholder Andrade.

WWE Backlash: Orton defeat Edge to win the Greatest Wrestling Match Ever
WWE Backlash: Orton defeated Edge to win the Greatest Wrestling Match Ever
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The match between RAW Women's champion Asuka and Nia Jax ended in a double count-out as the Empress of Tomorrow retained her title.

WWE champion Drew McIntyre took advantage of Lana's interference in his match with Bobby Lashley to steal a Claymore Kick and pin the challenger.

In a handicap match involving Braun Strowman and the tag team pair of The Miz and John Morrison saw the Monster among Men conquer the pair.

The triple threat match for the women's tag team championship involving titleholders Bayley and Sasha Banks versus Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss with the IIconics saw Bayley and Saha retain their belts.

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The vacant Intercontinental championship belt was contested between AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan and the former came out victorious.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Anthony Joshua has stated that his discipline in cutting salt and sugar from his diet made him reclaim his heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz Jr.

AJ lost the first fight to the Mexican-American where he was knocked down four times in the process.

The British fighter changed his plans going into the next bout in Saudi Arabia six months later and lost 10lb before the fight which he dominated all the rounds to become a two-time champion.

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