WWE announced that Bad Bunny will host the upcoming WWE Backlash premium live event in Puerto Rico this May.This marks the first time in almost two decades that WWE will hold a major event in Puerto Rico, with the last one being New Year’s Revolution in 2005.
WWE's next three PLE's will not be in America. Crazy.
🇵🇷May 6th – WWE Backlash (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
🇸🇦May 27th – WWE King & Queen of the Ring (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
🇬🇧July 1st – WWE Money in the Bank (London, England) pic.twitter.com/FEKZnu4SPV
— Meelz 💪🏾 (@MeelzTV) March 8, 2023
The event is set to take place at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum on May 6, and fans are eagerly anticipating what promises to be a thrilling night of entertainment.
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Bad Bunny, who has been involved in several WWE events in recent years, expressed his excitement at being part of WWE Backlash 2023 and is looking forward to seeing the event come to his home country.
BREAKING: @sanbenito will host #WWEBacklash on Saturday, May 6, live from the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico.https://t.co/ZAxFmcSyW0
— WWE (@WWE) March 8, 2023
WWE’s decision to hold major events outside of the United States has been well-received, and the company is committed to expanding its reach and bringing its shows to new audiences.
Triple H, in a statement, explained that the demand for WWE premium live events continues to grow outside of the mainland US, and WWE is excited to bring Backlash to San Juan.
As of now, no further details about the show have been announced, but fans can expect more information in the coming weeks.
With Bad Bunny as host and the event taking place in Puerto Rico, WWE Backlash 2023 is shaping up to be an unforgettable night for WWE fans around the world.