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Shooters Pod: WWF Backlash 2002 deep dive

This week, we continue our BACKLASH FLASHBACK and head back to 2002, where nostalgia was the name of The Game for Vince McMahon.

See what I did there?

Even though he would only hold the Undisputed WWE Championship for a month, Hollywood Hulk Hogan was on fire and we given the industry’s top championship. Again. In 2002.

This was also the first event post-WWF Draft as we would see Raw and SmackDown split the roster with Ric Flair having control over Raw and Vince McMahon having control over SmackDown. It certainly was a fairly interesting time in the World Wrestling Federation (also the last pay-per-view to use the WWF name).

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