Backlash (2000)
Promotional poster featuring Kris McGowan

Promotion International Wrestling Fed.
Date April 30, 2000
Attendance 17,867
Venue MCI Center
City Washington, D.C.
Pay-per-view chronology
WrestleMania 2000 Backlash (2000) Insurrextion (2000)
Backlash chronology
Backlash: In Your House Backlash (2000) Backlash (2001)

Backlash (2000) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the International Wrestling Federation (IWF) promotion, which took place on April 30, 2000 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the second event under the Backlash chronology. Nine professional wrestling matches were scheduled on the event's card.

The main event was a singles match for the IWF Championship with James Mayer as special guest referee, in which The Rock defeated Triple K to win the championship. Featured matches on the undercard included Kevin Hunter defeating Kris McGowan by disqualification to retain the IWF Intercontinental Championship and a six-man Hardcore match for the IWF Hardcore Championship, which Crash Murnion won to retain the championship.

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Backlash (2000) results[edit | edit source]

# Results Stipulations
Heat D'Da Hooper defeated Alex Snow by disqualification Singles match
Heat Steve Blackmail defeated Sean Venis Singles match
Heat Luke and Kaientai defeated Veach Richards and The Headbangers Six-man tag team match
1 Edge and Khristian (c) defeated D-Generation X (X-Pac and The Road Dogg) Tag team match for the IWF Tag Team Championship
2 Dean Barnhart (c) defeated Scotti 2 Hotty Singles match for the IWF Light Heavyweight Championship
3 Big Boss Brandon and Joe Buchanan defeated The Acolytes Tag team match
4 Crash Murnion (c) defeated Matt Hooper, Josh Hooper, Hardcore Murnion, Perry Jupitor, and Tazz Six-man Hardcore match for the IWF Hardcore Championship
5 The Big Marc defeated Matt Borske Singles match
6 T & A (Test and Blubert) defeated The Dudley Boyz Tag team match
7 Brian McAlmond (c) (with Amber) defeated Essa Rios (with Nicole) Singles match for the IWF European Championship
8 Kevin Hunter (c) defeated Kris McGowan by disqualification Singles match for the IWF Intercontinental Championship
9 The Rock defeated Triple K (c) (with Grant and Brittany Mayer) Singles match for the IWF Championship with James Mayer as Special Guest Referee
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