WWE Backlash France PLE in Lyon-Decines held on Saturday, May 4, 2024, left fans buzzing with excitement after witnessing spectacular matches and even marked a significant milestone of doing the largest gate in the history of WWE show.

The event saw some of the most explosive championship bouts, the shocking debut of Tanga Loa at the end of a brutal tag team match, and even the crowing of new WWE Women’s tag team champions in Jade Cargill and Bianca Belair.

Moreover, the show was headlined by the dream showdown between Cody Rhodes and AJ Styled for the Undisputed WWE Championship that was officiated by WWE referee Jessika Carr. The American Nightmare took to his X to drop before-after photos with her and revealed that she was selected to referee the main event by senior WWE referee, Charles Robinson and WWE CCO Paul “Triple H” Levesque.

“The biggest gate for an arena @WWE show in 71 years @WWERobinson and @TripleH selected you for the main event Thank you for calling it down the line, was a pleasure.”


The success of WWE Backlash in France sets the stage for future WWE events in the country, fueling anticipation for more unforgettable shows on French soil. Adding more to the history was a female referee being a part of the main event at the event doing the biggest gate for WWE in 71 years as revealed by Cody Rhodes.

As WWE’s global reach continues to expand, fans can eagerly await the next opportunity to be enthralled by the excitement and spectacle of live WWE action.

What are your thoughts on Triple H and Charles Robinson selecting Jessika Carr to officiate the match between Cody Rhodes and AJ Styles? Sound off in the comments!

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