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WWE Backlash 2020 live stream: How to watch online, card, start time and date

WWE Backlash 2020 Live Stream
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WWE Backlash 2020 live stream start times

WWE Backlash starts soon, at 7 p.m. Eastern, 4 p.m. Pacific today (Sunday, June 14).
Its pre-show is likely to start at 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Eastern.

The Greatest? Today? Yes, WWE Backlash 2020 live streams are here, so we can learn if WWE was able to chew the massive claim it bit off. Yes, WWE has raised the stakes for the Edge and Randy Orton WrestleMania rematch, to a point where mocking WWE for its claims has overshadowed the upcoming match.

Yes, when Charly Caruso said that Edge vs Randy Orton at Backlash — a simple one-fall singles match — has the chance to be the greatest wrestling match of all time, we all had the same reaction. "What the hell?" 

A lot of the hilarity inherent in this match is that Randy Orton hasn't had a match of the year contender in years (if ever), and the pair's Last Man Standing match at WrestleMania 36 was not great, or even close.

That being said, we'd love to be surprised. And reportedly the pair tried their hardest (the match is already taped) to make it great. Relatedly, WWE Backstage is bringing Bret Hart on next week as a guest, and we're guessing he might not rate it 10/10.

Elsewhere on the card, our eyes are drawn to Apollo Crews US Championship defense against Andrade. With Paul Heyman being removed from his position as Raw's Executive Director, we're especially concerned Crews push might come to a crashing halt. 

WWE Backlash 2020 card

  • Edge vs. Randy Orton
  • Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Bobby Lashley – WWE Championship Match
  • Braun Strowman (c) vs. The Miz & John Morrison – Universal Championship Handicap Match
  • Asuka (c) vs. Nia Jax – Raw Women’s Championship Match
  • Jeff Hardy vs. Sheamus
  • Bayley & Sasha Banks (c) vs. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross vs. The IIconics – Women’s Tag Team Title Triple Threat Match
  • Apollo Crews (c) vs. Andrade – United States Championship Match

Our picks are marked in bold.

How to watch WWE Backlash 2020 online with a VPN

While the WWE Network (more on that below) is widely available and quite affordable, if you’re away from home and logging into public Wi-Fi to stream the PPV (which I’ve done in the U.K., among other places), you might want to check out a VPN. You’re using that Wi-FI network to cut down on data usage, but it opens up any non-secured activity to snooping, and a virtual private network will hide your online activities from other people on the same Wi-Fi network.

The best VPN is ExpressVPN. It meets the VPN needs of the vast majority of users, offering outstanding compatibility with most devices and impressive connection speeds.


ExpressVPN can access more than 3,000 servers spread out across 160 locations in 94 countries. The service performed reliably in our testing, and we found customer service responsive.

WWE Backlash 2020 live stream via the WWE Network

There's only one way to watch, really. Get the WWE Network fired up, because the pre-show has begun!

WWE Network

The WWE Network, which costs $9.99 and includes a free 1-month trial for first-time subscribers, is the best place to watch Backlash 2020. Available nearly everywhere, one month of the WWE Network costs 18% as much as a normal PPV (WWE pushed PPVs during WrestleMania season, but they've calmed that language for MITB).

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Henry T. Casey

Henry is a senior editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past six-plus years. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He's also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.