Here are some live notes from WWE Backlash, which took place Sunday night in Providence, Rhode Island.

— In a dark match that took place before Backlash went live on PPV, Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler by pinfall after hitting a spinkick.

— John Cena Sr. was sitting ringside in the front row.

— Fans were very loud booing Michael Cole when he came out with Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross.