WWE Backlash 2008

April 27, 2008 – Baltimore, Maryland

OFFICIAL QUICK & DIRTY RESULTS:
Matt Hardy defeated Montel Vontavious Porter -US Title-;
Kane defeated Chavo Guerrero -ECW World Championship-;
The Big Show defeated The Great Khali -Battle of the Giants-;
Shawn Michaels defeated Batista -Super Grudge Match-;
Team Phoenix defeated Team James -6 on 6 Divas Match-;
The Undertaker defeated Edge -World Heavyweight title-;
HHH defeated Orton & JBL & Cena -WWE Championship-;

DARK MATCH:
John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore..

KICKOFF:
Mick Foley debuted as a SmackDown! broadcast announcer, joining Michael Cole and replacing Jonathan Coachman..

WWE UNITED STATES TITLE MATCH:
Matt Hardy defeated Montel Vontavious Porter to win the WWE United States title..

  • After the match: Matt Hardy did an interview and said that tonight was the biggest win of his career and told MVP “I’m better than you!”

    ECW WORLD TITLE MATCH:
    Kane defeated Chavo Guerrero to retain the ECW World title..

    BATTLE OF THE GIANTS:
    The Big Show defeated The Great Khali with a choke-slam..

    GRUDGE MATCH:
    Shawn Michaels defeated Batista with special guest referee Chris Jericho..

    • Shawn Michaels slipped out of the Batista-bomb and faked (or so it appeared) a knee injury before connecting with a superkick!

    6-on-6 DIVAS PANDOMONIUM:
    Beth Phoenix‘s Team of heel Divas defeated Mickie James‘ Team of babyface Divas..

    • Team Phonix = Beth & Melina & Jillian & Victoria & Natalya & Layla..
    • Team James = Mickie & Maria & Ashley & Michelle & Cherry & Kelly..

    WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH:
    The Undertaker defeated Edge by Submission to retain the World Heavyweight title..

    • The unnamed submission hold caused Edge to bleed from the mouth and Vickie Guerrero hit the ring acting hysterical..

    BACKSTAGE SEGMENT: C.M. Punk teased WWE Champion Randy Orton about maybe cashing in the Money in the Bank tonight..

    4-WAY ELIMINATION WWE TITLE MATCH:
    Triple H defeated Randy Orton (c) and John Cena and John Bradshaw Layfield to win the WWE title!

    • John Bradshaw Layfield was eliminated by John Cena after an STFU Submission..
    • John Cena was immediately eliminated by Randy Orton after a field-goal kick!
    • Triple H went for a Pedigree. but Randy Orton countered it into an RKO, but then Triple H countered the RKO and nailed Orton with the Pedigree to win and capture his twelfth WWE Championship!

    And the PPV comes to a close..