Possible Championship match for Backlash

While the card for this Sunday’s Backlash PPV looks to be stacked, there is still place for a few more matches and it appears that at least one more bout will definitely be added to the show.



Dave Meltzer indicated on the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that a match between Cedric Alexander vs. Buddy Murphy for the Cruiserweight Championship could be added to the PPV.

According to him, WWE shot an angle for this match recently and while not confirmed, the company could be using the segment they shot to make this bout official. Here is the updated Backlash match card, including the matches which have been made official so far:

No Disqualification Match For WWE Championship: AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

RAW Women’s Championship: Nia Jax (c) vs. Alexa Bliss


Smackdown Women’s Championship: Carmella (c) vs. Charlotte Flair

Intercontinental Championship: Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz

US Championship: Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Randy Orton

Braun Strowman & Bobby Lashley vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn

Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe

Daniel Bryan vs. Big Cass

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