The main takeaways from Sunday's WrestleMania Backlash pay-per-view were the potential challengers to Roman Reigns' WWE and Universal titles.
While the WWE has many flaws (like the harsh way it cuts performers under contract), its roster is undeniably talented.
Backlash proved it, with most matches exceeding expectations.
Several major performers were absent from the six-match schedule, including Becky Lynch, Bianca Belair, Sasha Banks, Kofi Kingston, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Rey Mysterio, and Shinsuke Nakamura.
Cody Rhodes defeated Seth Rollins in the first bout of the night. Since his comeback last month, Rhodes has pumped up WWE programming
Put him in the ring with Rollins right away, because Rollins is so gifted that he dazzles even when losing.
Rhodes and Rollins have amazing chemistry together, so their Backlash match makes sense.