WWE Payback 2023
- Date: September 2, 2023
- Location: PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- After the main event, Shinsuke Nakamura attacked Seth Rollins, who later stated he needed to be wheeled out by his wife.
- JD McDonagh, Rhea Ripley and Dominik Mysterio provided interference to help the Judgment Day’s Damian Priest & Finn Balor to become the new tag team champions.
- John Cena served as the host of Payback, which included appointing himself as special referee for The Miz vs. LA Knight, and as a backstage interviewer.
- During the Grayson Waller Effect, his guest Cody Rhodes announced that Jey Uso had been drafted to Monday Night Raw. Jey Uso entered and hit Grayson Waller with a Super Kick.
- After losing the steel cage match, a frustrated Trish Stratus slapped Zoey Stark, who ended their relationship by taking out her mentor with the Z360.
- With the tag team title victory, Finn Balor became the 17th WWE Grand Slam Champion under the current format. He would need to win the WWE Championship to claim the Triple Crown.
SINGLES MATCH FOR WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP:
Seth Rollins (c) retained against Shinsuke Nakamura
SINGLES MATCH FOR WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP:
Rhea Ripley (c) retained against Raquel Rodriguez
STEEL CAGE MATCH:
Becky Lynch defeated Trish Stratus
SINGLES MATCH FOR UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP:
Rey Mysterio (c) retained against Austin Theory
GRAYSON WALLER EFFECT:
With guest Cody Rhodes
SINGLES MATCH (JOHN CENA AS REFEREE):
LA Knight defeated The Miz
UNDISPUTED WWE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP STEEL CITY STREET FIGHT MATCH:
The Judgment Day (Damian Priest and Finn Balor) defeated Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens to become the new champions