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Lackluster Backlash leaves pro wrestling fans frustrated

Lackluster Backlash leaves pro wrestling fans frustrated

Backlash is an awkward pay-per-view.

Let's just acknowledge that going in. The first PPV after WrestleMania is always a little bit awkward. Generally it's about wrapping up any WrestleMania feuds that need to be wrapped up, or it's about establishing something for the new wrestling year. That makes it very difficult for anything major to happen, as WWE is not likely to reverse anything from Wrestlemania, or it's the very beginning of a longer feud.

Even taking that into account, Backlash on Sunday night was a disappointment for fans. After a superb opener that featured Seth Rollins successfully defending his Intercontinental title against The Miz, everything went downhill....

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