WWE Backlash is now officially in the books, with the show in Puerto Rico being considered a major success by both fans and the company.
The show saw several big matches, including the first ever singles clash between Omos and Seth Rollins.
Rollins picked up the win on the night, but those within the company were reportedly impressed by the performance of Omos, believing it to be his best performance in a big singles match.
Speaking about the match to Mike Jones on DC 101, Omos praised Rollins for the match, calling him an ‘amazing performer’.
“Me and Seth, that was our first time ever being in the ring together. We had never been on any house shows together. That was our first time in the ring and having a match, ever. To go out there and do what we did was amazing.
“I have to give Seth Rollins his props. He’s an amazing performer.”
transcription via Fightful
Here’s a recap of what happened on the May 8 episode of WWE Raw:
Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins def. Damian Priest, Shinsuke Nakamura in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament
Mustafa Ali def. Otis when Chad Gable and Maxxine Dupri argued and distracted Otis
Finn Balor def. Cody Rhodes, The Miz in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament
Brock Lesnar, who had cost Cody Rhodes the aforementioned three-way, attacked Rhodes and demanded a rematch from Backlash at Night of Champions, which Rhodes later accepted
Rhea Ripley def. Dana Brooke and was then confronted by Natalya
Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn def. Giovanni Vinci & Ludwig Kaiser
Johnny Gargano, Candice LeRae, Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis reunited The Way backstage, and Gargano hinted at someone else returning soon which could be Tommaso Ciampa
Zoey Stark def. Nikki Cross
Becky Lynch returned and confronted Trish Stratus
Dominik Mysterio def. Xavier Woods
Seth Rollins def. Finn Balor in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament
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