WWE Backlash Coverage: Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan
Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan
Rowan takes Harper to the corner and unloads on him with right hands and kicks. Rowan sends Harper off the ropes and drops him with a back elbow. Rowan delivers chops in the corner and a big right hand. Harper comes back with a chop of his own and backs Rowan into the corner. Rowan sends Harper to the apron, but Harper connects with a right hand. Rowan sends Harper to the outside and Harper falls face-first into the steps. Rowan connects with a baseball slide dropkick and then slams him into the barricade. Rowan tosses Harper back into the ring and steps on his midsection. Rowan connects with a splash and goes for the cover, but Harper kicks out at two. Rowan applies a headlock down on the mat and turns it into a vice grip. Rowan backs Harper into the corner and delivers chops and right hand shots. Harper comes back with chops of his own. Rowan counters and splashes Harper in the corner. Rowan slams Harper down to the mat and goes for the cover, but Harper kicks out at two. Rowan delivers the pump-handle back-breaker and then drops Harper with a clothesline. Rowan goes for the cover, but Rowan kicks out at two. Rowan goes up top and goes for a splash, but Harper moves out of the way.
Rowan rolls to the outside, but Harper connects with a running knee against the barricade. Harper slams Rowan against the announce table and then connects with a suicide dive that sends Rowan between the announce tables. Harper tosses Rowan back into the ring and connects with a senton and a big boot. Harper goes for the cover, but Rowan kicks out at two. Rowan comes back and picks Harper up, but Harper gets free and takes Rowan down with a tilt-a-whirl slam. Harper goes for the cover, but Rowan kicks out at two. Harper grabs Rowan, but Rowan counters with a back elbow and a spin kick. Rowan lifts Harper up and delivers the power bomb. Rowan goes for the cover, but Harper kicks out at two. Rowan stalks Harper and stands tall over him as the referee checks on him. Rowan grabs Harper, but Harper rolls through and goes for the cover, but Rowan kicks out at two. They exchange chops and right hands until Rowan connects with a kick. Rowan picks Harper up, but Harper counters with a head-scissors take down. Harper delivers a big kick and then connects with the discus clothesline and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Luke Harper.
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