Backlash (2005) was the seventh annual WWE Backlash pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on May 1, 2005, at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. It was presented by Namco's Tekken 5. The show's six matches showcased prominent WWE wrestlers, who acted out the franchise's stories in and out of the ring. The event starred talent from the Raw brand. To date, it is the only WWE pay-per-view event ever to be held in the state of New Hampshire.
- WWE Heat - Tyson Tomko defeated Val Venis
- Shelton Benjamin (c) defeated Chris Jericho for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
- Rosey and The Hurricane defeated Tajiri and William Regal (c), The Heart Throbs (Antonio and Romeo), Simon Dean and Maven, and La Résistance (Robért Conway and Sylvain Grenier) - Tag Team Turmoil match for the WWE World Tag Team Championship
- Edge defeated Chris Benoit - Last Man Standing match
- Kane (with Lita) defeated Viscera (with Trish Stratus)
- Hulk Hogan and Shawn Michaels defeated Muhammad Hassan and Daivari
- Batista (c) defeated Triple H (with Ric Flair) for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship