Backlash (2002)

2002 WWE pay-per-view event

Backlash (2002) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It was held on April 21, 2002 at the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. It was the fourth Backlash event held by the WWF.

Backlash (2002)
PromotionWorld Wrestling Federation
DateApril 21, 2002
VenueKemper Arena
CityKansas City, Missouri
Pay-per-view chronology
WrestleMania X8 Backlash (2002) Insurrextion (2002)
Backlash chronology
Backlash (2001) Backlash (2002) Backlash (2003)

This was the first time a WWF pay-per-view was held at Kemper Arena since WWF Over The Edge 1999 where Owen Hart, competing as the Blue Blazer at the time, lost his life after he fell 78 feet from a harness to the ring during an entrance stunt and landed chest-first on the top rope, approximately a foot from the nearest turnbuckle.


# Matches Stipulations Times
Sunday Night Heat The Big Show defeated Justin Credible and Steven Richards Handicap match 2:11
1 Tajiri (with Torrie Wilson) defeated Billy Kidman (c)[1] Singles match for the WWF Cruiserweight Championship 9:08
2 Scott Hall (with X-Pac) defeated Bradshaw (with Faarooq)[1] Singles match 5:43
3 Jazz (c) defeated Trish Stratus[1] Singles match for the WWF Women's Championship 4:29
4 Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) defeated Jeff Hardy (with Lita) by referee stoppage[1] Singles match 5:32
5 Kurt Angle defeated Edge[1] Singles match 13:25
6 Eddie Guerrero defeated Rob Van Dam (c)[1] Singles match for the WWF Intercontinental Championship 11:43
7 The Undertaker defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin[1] Singles match to become the number one contender to the Undisputed WWF Championship with Ric Flair as the special guest referee 27:03
8 Billy and Chuck (c) (with Rico) defeated Maven and Al Snow[1] Tag team match for the WWF Tag Team Championship 5:58
9 Hollywood Hulk Hogan defeated Triple H (c)[1] Singles match for the Undisputed WWF Championship 22:04
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 "Backlash 2002: Full Event Results". WWE. Retrieved 2013-11-01.

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