Backlash (2009) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) which took place on April 26, 2009 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The 11th event under the Backlash banner, it featured talent from all three WWE brands: Raw, SmackDown, and ECW. The event's card featured seven matches.
The main event consisted of a Last Man Standing match for the World Heavyweight Championship, in which Edge defeated John Cena to win. The other main match scheduled on the events card was a Six-Man Tag Team match for the WWE Championship between Triple H (champion), Batista and Shane McMahon, and The Legacy (Randy Orton, Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase). Legacy won the match and Orton became the new WWE Champion. Other matches also appeared on the events card. The first was an "I Quit" match between Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy and three singles matches, with the first one being Christian versus Jack Swagger for the ECW Championship, followed by CM Punk versus Kane, and Chris Jericho versus Ricky Steamboat.
The event had 180,000 buys, down on the Backlash (2008) figure of 200,000 buys.