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Update On How Much Money Puerto Rico Paid WWE For Backlash 2023

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WWE will host their Backlash 2023 premium live event in San Juan, Puerto Rico this Saturday.

This will be the 1st WWE PPV in Puerto Rico since New Year’s Revolution in January 2005.

Below is the match-card for the show:

– Brock Lesnar vs. Cody Rhodes

San Juan 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

According to both Brandon Thurston, Puerto Rico Convention Center District Authority (PRCDA) and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company paid WWE $1.5 million to bring Backlash to Puerto Rico.

During the WWE Q1 2023 earnings call, Nick Khan confirmed this report when he said the following:

“We also received a 7-figure subsidy for Backlash.”

Also Read: Current Plan For The Backlash 2023 Card (Opening Match, Main Event & More)

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