WWE WrestleMania Backlash live stream: How to watch, card and full results

"The American Nightmare" Cody Rhodes (L) and Seth Freakin' Rollins (R) will have a rematch at WrestleMania Backlash 2022
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It's time to watch WWE WrestleMania Backlash live streams online — and the event is in the books. In "earlier today" news, the internal card listings leaked — and it's been 100% complete. Full details and live results below — including a heel turn! 

WrestleMania Backlash 2022 start time and date

• Date: Today (Sunday, May 8)
• Start time: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT / 1 a.m. BST
• Kickoff show time: 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. BST
• Watch in the U.S.: Peacock (opens in new tab)
• Watch everywhere else:
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Well, WrestleMania Backlash 2022 which only has six matches to its card — even after the go-home SmackDown — seems like it doesn't compare. Not that anyone expects it to, but with WrestleMania in the name, shouldn't it even try? Seems like some "premium live events" aren't as "premium."

Anyway, maybe we're just frustrated that the six-man cross-brand tag team match (Survivor Series in May!) has no stakes. Remember when RK-Bro and The Usos were going to unify the WWE Tag Team Championships? That's not happening at all. At this point, someone would need to pin Roman to make that match count. 

Elsewhere, WrestleMania Backlash just looks like WrestleMania Rematch. How could we not think so when you've got Rhodes vs. Rollins II, Flair vs. Rousey II, Styles vs Edge II and Lashley vs Omos II? Rhodes vs. Rollins II definitely has our interest, but most of this show seems "okay."

This, though, may just be how WWE leaves us happy. The expectations are very low, and a well-paced short card of great wrestling could be exactly what we need. We're also hoping that Becky Lynch and Bianca Belair get added to the card somehow, and that Edge and Damian Priest's Judgement Day faction gets a new member or few.

Here's everything you need to watch the WrestleMania Backlash live stream:

How to watch WrestleMania Backlash live streams from anywhere on Earth

While Peacock is available all across the U.S. and the WWE Network is still the standard around the world, WWE WrestleMania Backlash live streams can get a bit confusing. You might want to check out a VPN if you can't watch with the service you normally use. 

International audiences will be pretty jealous of U.S. audiences, which will save up to 50% by switching to Peacock (unless you get the no-ads tier at $9.99 per month).

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WrestleMania Backlash live streams in the U.S. are cheaper

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The only place to watch WrestleMania Backlash in the U.S. is with Peacock (opens in new tab). WWE Premium Live Events are in the $4.99 Peacock Premium tier; the $9.99 Peacock Premium Plus tier doesn't get you anything extra for this show. Peacock is now available on most of the best streaming devices.

There's no need to pay for the ad-free tier for WWE live events, as there are always ads in the live editions of Peacock programming. 

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In addition to the WWE live streams, Peacock (opens in new tab) also has huge library of licensed content drawn from various brands. That includes shows like 30 Rock, The Voice, Battlestar Galactica, Law & Order: SVU and This Is Us.

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WrestleMania Backlash live streams in the UK

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Our friends in the United Kingdom will grab WrestleMania Backlash live streams on the WWE Network (opens in new tab), for a higher price — closer to the $9.99 that Americans used to pay. 

That said, don't expect this to last forever. Peacock is now touching down internationally, landing in the United Kingdom and Ireland this week. Who knows how soon the WWE content will filter over.

While those in the States pay less now, there is less content available — and the ad breaks are weird — so it's a monkey's paw situation on getting that discount.

WrestleMania Backlash live streams in Australia

Each night of WrestleMania Backlash begins at 10 a.m. AEST, though the WrestleMania Backlash kickoff shows start at 9 a.m. AEST.

Australia is still watching WrestleMania Backlash streams on the WWE Network (opens in new tab).

WrestleMania Backlash card and results

The below card is ordered in the listing posted by Fightful Select (opens in new tab), which notes that it cannot "confirm it's the order the matches will air." And it was 100% correct.

Our predicted winners are in bold.

  • Cody Rhodes defeated Seth Rollins by pinfall
  • Omos defeated Bobby Lashley by pinfall
  • Edge defeated AJ Styles (and Rhea Ripley interfered and joined Judgement Day) by technical submission
  • Ronda Rousey defeated Charlotte Flair in an “I Quit” Match to take the SmackDown Women’s Championship
  • Madcap Moss defeated Happy Corbin by pinfall
  • Roman Reigns & The Usos defeated Drew McIntyre and RK-Bro

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