Backlash is a professional wrestling event produced annually by WWE, a Connecticut–based professional wrestling promotion, and broadcast live and available only through pay-per-view (PPV) and the WWE Network. The event was established in 2020 for the SmackDown brand, debuting in the early May slot of WWE's pay-per-view calendar. In 2021, it was announced that Backlash would be a dual brand event.

Dates and main eventsEdit

SmackDown-branded event
Event Date Main event
Backlash (2020) May 10, 2020 The Undertaker (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship
Backlash (2021) May 23, 2021 Roman Reigns (c) vs. Elias for the Universal Championship