Skip to main content

WOL: Backlash to WWE Backlash


On a SoundCloud edition of Wrestling Observer Live, Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive discuss Sunday's WWE Backlash show, a PPV that has received many negative reviews to say the least.

- The guys discuss the card and where the execution of many of the matches fell flat. 

- They discuss the current issues plaguing our subscriber-only content (hence the SoundCloud embed below), Mickie James, the possibility of Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar again, modern day WWE comparisons to WCW, and more.

- The guys wrap with more Backlash talk, whether Reigns is still "the big dog", WWE booking, and plenty more complaining. 

It's the Monday feel-not-so-good edition of Wrestling Observer Live. Enjoy!

First off is talk about last night’s Backlash, a show that has received many negative reviews from a number of people. There’s discussion on a number of matches and why they didn’t work in execution.

After the break there’s talk on current site issues, Mickie James, comparisons to WCW, another Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar match and more.

The third segment has talk about people leaving during the Backlash main event, Roman Reigns still being THE BIG DOG, WWE’s booking, announcer consistencies and the length of PPV shows.


Start - 2:13: Intro
2:13 - 11:58: Backlash
11:58 - 23:21: More on Backlash, Mickie James
23:21 - 37:04: Roman Reigns, WWE PPV length
37:04 - end: Closing moments