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New Title Match & Street Fight Added To Backlash

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• New Title Match & Street Fight Added To Backlash

WWE added two more matches to Backlash 2023 (which will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 6th) tonight.

Bianca Belair will defend the RAW Women’s Championship against IYO SKY of Damage CTRL. IYO recently became the #1 contender by winning a Triple Threat Match.

In the main event of tonight’s RAW, Rey Mysterio defeated Damian Priest via DQ after Priest hit Mysterio with a Steel Chair

Bad Bunny came out after the match with a Kendo Stick and attacked Priest. Bunny then said he’s no longer hosting Backlash.

He will face Priest in a Street Fight at Backlash now. This is going to be Bunny’s first singles match in WWE.

Below is the updated match-card for Backlash:

– Brock Lesnar vs. Cody Rhodes

Street Fight: Bad Bunny vs. Damian Priest

– The Bloodline (Solo Sikoa & The Usos) vs. Matt Riddle and Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn

United States Championship Match: Austin Theory (c) vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Bronson Reed

RAW Women’s Championship Match: Bianca Belair (c) vs. IYO SKY

SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Zelina Vega

– Seth Rollins vs. Omos

WATCH: Sasha Banks’ Shorts Pulled Down:

• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (April 24, 2003) – WWE SmackDown!

On this day in 2003, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.

This episode was broadcasted from the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Backlash 2003’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

John Cena vs. Rhyno

Nunzio vs. Chris Benoit

Rey Mysterio vs. Crash Holly

Roddy Piper vs. Rikishi

Sable Invitational Bikini Contest

Shaelton Benjamin vs. Chavo Guerrero

Tajiri vs. The Big Show

Brock Lesnar vs. A-Train

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