BACKSTAGE: The doctor told Eric Bischoff that Trish Stratus shouldn’t work tonight, but Bischoff forced her to wrestle..
BACKSTAGE: D-Von suggested he and Bubba should jump to Smackdown!, then Chief Morely said he’ll referee their title match tonight..
BACKSTAGE: Team Angle dedicated their match to Kurt Angle, and brought a big photo of Kurt into the arena with them..
BACKSTAGE: The Rock gave his usual interview, including the predictable teasing of Lilian Garcia who got a boner I think..
HEAT MATCH: Scott “Didn’t I Main Event Royal Rumble?” Steiner defeated Rico..
BACKLASH KICKS OFF!!
WWE TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH Team Angle (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) defeared Los Guerreros (Eddie Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero): Team Angle won when Chavo went for a suplex on Charlie Haas, but Shelton Benjamin scooped his leg from outside. After the match, Los Guerreros stole the belts and left in their Low Rider.
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Test & Torrie Wilson + Sable: Test forced himself on Torrie Wilson and kissed her despite her saying “No” many times.. Sable was watching the whole thing in the background..
SINGLES MATCH Sean O’Haire w/Roddy Piper defeated Rikishi: Roddy Piper came out a basket full of coconuts. Late in the match, Rikishi & Sean O’Haire super-kicked eachother at the same time! Roddy Piper kept entering the ring with a coconut, but Rikishi grabbed it and cracked one over Piper’s head!! O’Haire won with a fireman’s carry into a slam after the distraction..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Sable & Stacy Keibler: Sable told Stacy Keibler that Torrie Wilson was hitting on Test..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Rob Van Dam & Kane: RVD said that the situation they’re in is not cool. RVD said that he liked being one half of the World Tag Team champions. RVD said he thought no matter how bad they kick Dudley ass, Chief Morely will not let them win. Kane said if they’re gonna go down, then they’ll take the Dudleyz AND Chief Morely down with them!
WORLD TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH Rob Van Dam & Kane defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba & D-Von): Chief Morely acted as referee for this match. Chief Morely eventually started interfering, but accidentally clotheslined Bubba Dudley! The Dudleyz turned on Chief Morely, giving him the 3D halfway through the match.. The Dudleyz also laid out Lance Storm. Kane nailed a chokeslam, and RVD hit a frog-slash as a second referee ran in to count the 1-2-3!
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Stacy Keibler & Torrie Wilson: Stacy confronted Torrie Wilson about what Sable had told her earlier. Stacy attacked Torrie Wilson until some other women, including Ivory wearing a towel, pulled her off. Editor’s Note: Why was Ivory in a towel if she wasn’t booked on the show???
WWE WOMENS TITLE MATCH Jazz w/Teddy Long defeated Trish Stratus to win the WWE Women’s title: Jazz won the title holding the ropes while sitting on Trish Stratus for the pin..
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Booker T & Shawn Michaels & Kevin Nash: Apparently, they’re “ready”..
GRUDGE MATCH The Big Show defeated Rey Mysterio: Rey Mysterio teased The Big Show with a game of cat & mouse to start the match. Mysterio used a chair from under the ring as an equalizer. Mysterio hit a 619 to the gut, then a 619 to the butt!! Big Show countered the west coast pop into a brutal choke slam for the win! Mysterio had to be stretchered out, but Big Show came back and swung the stretcher like a baseball bat into the ringpost!
BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW Lilian Garcia & Triple H & Ric Flair & Chris Jericho: Triple H cut a promo on Kevin Nash.. Chris Jericho cut a promo on Shawn Michaels. Ric Flair, by process of elimination, cut a promo on Booker T
BACKSTAGE SEGMENT Torrie Wilson & Stacy Keibler + Scott Steiner + Test: Torrie & Stacy are brawling (errr catfight) backstage, ending with Stacy getting knocked out. Scott Steiner came by and helped Stacy to her feet and carried her away. Test showed up and asked Steiner “what the heck is going on here?” showing his jealous side..
WWE TITLE MATCH Brock Lesnar defeated John Cena to retain the WWE Championship: John Cena busted Brock Lesnar open with a shot to the head with the championship belt.. Cena tried to wrap the chain around his fist, but the referee stopped him from using it! Lesnar caught Cena off guard and won with the F-5 to retain the WWE title..
SIX MAN TAG TEAM MATCH Triple H & Chris Jericho & Ric Flair defeated The nWo (Booker T & Shawn Michaels & Kevin Nash: Triple H used a sledgehammer on Kevin Nash and pinned him to get the victory for his team!
BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW Terri & The Rock: The could have just showed a promo from last year and I wouldn’t have noticed..
MAIN EVENT Bill Goldberg defeated The Rock: The Rock spent most of the match selling for the WWE newcomer. Goldberg pinned the Rock after a spear and a jackhammer!
AFTER THE SHOW: After the cameras went off the air, The Rock gave a farewell speech and said he’d be back some day..