- Above is tonight's WWE Backlash Kickoff pre-show with Renee Young, Lita, Jerry Lawler and Booker T, plus Baron Corbin vs. Apollo Crews.
- As noted, tonight's EVOLVE 69 iPPV featured Johnny Gargano's farewell as he's headed to the WWE
main roster to work the new cruiserweight division. Cody Rhodes
came to tonight's EVOLVE event with 20 boxes of pizza to share with fans in attendance as a way of celebrating Gargano's farewell. On a related note, TNA's Billy Corgan
and Dave Lagana are in attendance for EVOLVE 69, according to PWInsider
- As noted, Becky Lynch won the Six-Pack Challenge over Nikki Bella, Carmella, Alexa Bliss, Naomi and Natalya at Backlash tonight to become the first-ever SmackDown Women's Champion. The congratulatory tweets have been pouring in but below are two notable messages from Sheamus and WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus, along with Becky's post-match in-ring interview with Charly Caruso.
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