WWE’s first PLE since final month’s epic Wrestlemania will happen this weekend. It is taking place stay from Puerto Rico and it is going to be WWE’s first PLE from the island for the reason that 2005 New Yr’s Revolution. It additionally kicks off a primary summer time filled with worldwide stay occasions. senior for the corporate. With Evening of Champions in Saudi Arabia later this month and Cash within the Financial institution within the UK subsequent month.
The backlash, because the identify suggests, incorporates a whole lot of backlash from Wrestlemania’s outcomes again in April at SoFi Stadium. For instance, Cody Rhodes versus Brock Lesnar. The night time after Wrestlemania, Cody Rhodes wished a rematch with Roman Reigns, however had a tag match as a substitute and Lesnar was his teammate. Nonetheless, earlier than the match began, Lesnar attacked Rhodes so the match by no means passed off. Now, Rhodes seeks compensation for that failure, in Puerto Rico.
Many would say that this plot is following a John Cena storyline from a few decade in the past. When Cena misplaced to The Rock at Wrestlemania, and was later destroyed by Brock Lesnar once more. Push Cena to the bottom or lowest degree, earlier than profitable the Royal Rumble and beating Rock at Wrestlemania the next yr to win the WWE Championship.
The opposite large match passed off at Backlash, that includes two stars from the island. It is Father Damien of Judgment Day and Unhealthy Bunny. Initially, Unhealthy Bunny was marketed as an occasion host, however now he has a 1v1 match. These two really competed in a workforce match collectively at Wrestlemania through the pandemic. However now, they’re going through one another. With Unhealthy Bunny’s earlier match, this one is bound to be an attention-grabbing one.
Easy methods to watch WWE Backlash 2023
In the event you’re within the US, you may want a Peacock subscription to observe Backlash. Peacock prices simply $5 per thirty days and in addition brings a great deal of different content material to observe from the NBCUniversal library. That is the third PPV accessible on Peacock. As soon as logged in to Peacock, you will notice “WWE” within the high bar, click on on that and you will notice the PPV when it’s lively, in addition to the remainder of the WWE library.
You may register peacock right here. It is actually definitely worth the subscription, particularly in case you’re a Comcast or Cox buyer, because you get Peacock at no cost.
Exterior of the US, you continue to want to make use of the WWE Community, which prices round $9.99 all over the place else.
WWE Backlash Match Card
The match playing cards for this yr’s Backlash are fairly attention-grabbing. With Unhealthy Bunny competing in a singles match towards Damian Priest – each from Puerto Rico. We even have Brock Lesnar taking over Cody Rhodes, after his brutal assault on the American Nightmare on the Put up-Wrestlemania Yuan.
- Cody Rhodes vs Brock Lesnar
- Unhealthy Bunny vs Damian Priest in San Juan avenue struggle
- WWE SmackDown Ladies’s Championship: Rhea Ripley (c) vs Zelina Vega
- Matt Riddle and Undisputed WWE Tag Crew Champions Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn vs. Jimmy & Jey Uso of The Bloodline and Solo Sikoa
- WWE Uncooked Ladies’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) vs. IYO SKY
- WWE USA Championships: Austin Principle (c) vs Bobby Lashley vs Bronson Reed
- Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. Omos
When does Backlash begin
Like all PPVs, the Backlash will start at 8 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. With Kick-Off begins at 7pm ET/3pm Pacific Time. As all the time, it is going to be streamed on Peacock within the US and the WWE Community all over the place else.
PPVs often finish round 11 p.m., lasting about three hours or a Monday night time. This card is stacked this yr, so it would final somewhat over 3 hours.