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Who has wrestled on the most consecutive pay-per-views as of May 2018?

18 unique performers competed in a match on the main card of Backlash 2018.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at which performers have currently wrestled on the most consecutive pay-per-view (PPV) events as of May 2018. The only rules are that the superstar must have wrestled for more than zero seconds on the main card of the PPV (sorry, pre-show fans), and brand-exclusive events will not be counted against roster members of the alternative brand. The Greatest Royal Rumble event was omitted from this exercise.

  • 27 events - AJ Styles
  • 18 events - Randy Orton
  • 12 events - Seth Rollins
  • 11 events - Shinsuke Nakamura
  • 9 events - Braun Strowman
  • 7 events - The Miz
  • 5 events - Jax, Reigns, Owens, Zayn
  • 3 events - Alexa Bliss, Charlotte Flair
  • 2 events - Daniel Bryan
  • 1 event - Carmella, Lashley, Big Cass, Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe

And here are the streaks that ended at Backlash.

  • 17 events - Cesaro
  • 11 events - Sheamus
  • 7 events - Finn Balor
  • 6 events - The Usos
  • 5 events - Asuka, Kofi Kingston
  • 4 events - Rusev, John Cena
  • 2 events - Bobby Roode
  • 1 event - Mahal, Angle, Rousey, Stephanie, Triple H, Big E, Rowan, Harper, Undertaker, Shane, Some Kid, Lesnar

Cesaro’s streak went all the way back to Clash of Champions 2016 where he and Sheamus squared off in the 7th match of their series. Cesaro was able to maintain the streak at Fastlane 2017 by defeating Jinder Mahal in a singles match, whereas Sheamus did not compete on that card. That explains the gap in the final tally of their streaks that ended at Backlash 2018.

When WWE first announced that brand-exclusive pay-per-views were dead, it seemed inevitable that the list of these PPV streaks would be thinned out, and that’s exactly what happened at Backlash. Only 18 performers wrestled on the main card of this event, and 5 of them were starting up new streaks. That means only 13 holdovers from WrestleMania 34 were able to keep their streaks going, and 22 wrestlers had their streaks ended.

What do you think about this list of active streaks, Cagesiders? Which wrestler is most likely to fall off the list next month?

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