The feedback is in -- Edge vs. Randy Orton very well might have lived up to the billing of "The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever" at WWE Backlash 2020 on Sunday night.
Following the match, which saw "The Viper" defeat "The Rated-R Superstar" in an excellent main event that saw innovative camera angles and edits in the latest "cinematic experience" (along with The Street Profits vs. Viking Raiders "match" on the show) from WWE, the company released an article with a compilation of comments and reaction tweets from various WWE and WWE NXT Superstars after WWE Backlash 2020 went off the air.
WWE.com released the following:
WWE Superstars and personalities weigh in on Edge and Orton’s instant classic
With a matchup hailed for weeks as one with the potential to be The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever, Edge and Randy Orton delivered in a big way at WWE Backlash, mesmerizing the WWE Universe.
The Viper narrowly bested The Rated-R Superstar in the unforgettable encounter, and social media was abuzz afterward with reactions from WWE Superstars and personalities alike. See for yourself!
Dear @WWENXT I do hope you were taking notes 📝 in the midst of all the fandom... because the #Boyz @RandyOrton & @EdgeRatedR just put on a damn clinic for ya! #Legends #greatestwrestlingmatchever 🙌👏🥇#Backlash #wwebacklash
— Mickie James~Aldis (@MickieJames) June 15, 2020
— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) June 15, 2020
this was the first time i’d seen edge wrestle in person & it’s a special feeling to see your favorite of all time in person. 🤘🏽#WWEBacklash :)
— 𝖘𝖎𝖒𝖔𝖓𝖊 (@SimoneGJohnson) June 15, 2020
— DRAKE MAVERICK (@WWEMaverick) June 15, 2020
— Dean Muhtadi (@MojoRawleyWWE) June 15, 2020
— KALISTO (manny) (@KalistoWWE) June 15, 2020
For those who missed it, "The Viper" and "The Rated-R Superstar" also gave their thoughts on the match in tweets they each released prior to their "Greatest Wrestling Match Ever" airing on the WWE Backlash 2020 pay-per-view broadcast.
Check out the pre-match comments released by Orton and Edge below.
A lot of things have been said about this match tonight at #WWEBacklash...
For me, it’s a match against a @WWE Hall of Famer.
It’s a match against myself and my own abilities.
It’s a match to defy expectations. #EdgevsOrton https://t.co/Pf0xcr29tx pic.twitter.com/6lKRHKunF3
— Randy Orton (@RandyOrton) June 14, 2020
Call it what you will. Tonight it’s finally here. Edge vs Orton. I prove to myself I can still do this. Against a future hall of famer. Against my greatest rival. Under intense pressure. This is when you step up. Again. #WWEBacklash #EdgevsOrton https://t.co/57wxKpExUb pic.twitter.com/B3gtm2nl8A
— Adam (Edge) Copeland (@EdgeRatedR) June 14, 2020
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