From rapper and most streamed artist in the world on Spotify to WWE superstar. Bad Bunny set his home crowd in Puerto Rico on fire with a memorable performance in Backlash.
Archived the WrestleMania practice in Hollywood, a global success of receipts and social views, the WWE she’s back to showcasing her own shows, this time overseas. On Saturday 6 May, live from the Coliseo de Puerto Rico de San Juan, the 2023 edition of Backlash, the company’s historic Premium Live Event. The Puerto Rican fans who have returned to see a WWE show since 2005, the year in which New Year’s Revolution was held, are enthusiastic and very warm. The absolute protagonist is the home idol Bad Bunnyrapper, most listened to streaming artist in the world, actor and above all always a great fan of the WWE world.
A five-star women’s match
The opening match of the evening saw Bianca Belairthe longest Raw Women’s Champion ever, defeat a AND Sky very cheered by the public of Puerto Rico. The Japanese superstar largely dominated the bout, but she didn’t know how to take advantage of the interference of her fellow Damage CTRL teammates, Dakota Kai and Bayley. And with the KOD license Bianca Belair she took home the win.
L’inarrestabile Seth Rollins
Right now it’s hard to find a superstar in WWE who is more “over” than Seth “Freakin” Rollinsconsidered by many to be the favorite to win the new one World Heavyweight Championship (recently introduced to Raw by Triple H). Despite the difference in size, Rollins managed to overtake the Nigerian giant Omos with a Super Stomp from the top rope.
First title defense for the SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley. Exciting the entrance of Zelina Vega who showed up on stage with the Puerto Rican flag, welcomed by the warmth of the home crowd. However, it was the Australian who won, confirming herself as champion. In the post match Zelina received a real standing ovation from the fans, moved and thanked them.
Audience riot for Bad Bunny
Without a shadow of a doubt the most awaited and felt match by the public. From former friends to bitter rivals, Bad Bunny and Damian Priest set the Coliseo de Puerto Rico de San Juan on fire with high-risk maneuvers and the aid of blunt objects in a Street Fight. The intervention of the Latino World Orderwho arrived to save the rapper from the onslaught of Judgment Day. The surprise entrances of Savio Vega and Carlito leveled the situation, allowing Bad Bunny to perform a Canadian Destroyer against Damian Priest and take home the victory.
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Is the Bloodline about to implode?
Despite the growing tensions within the stable, the Bloodline she emerged victorious from Backlash thanks to the “pin” of Solo Sikoa against Matt Riddle. In a three-way contest valid for the United States Championship Austin Theory took advantage of Lashley’s Spear on Bronson Reed, taking home the win.
The cunning of Cody Rhodes
After failing the assault on theUndisputed Universal Championship held by Roman Reigns, Cody Rhodes has turned its attention to Brock Lesnar. The two came to blows several times in the episodes of Raw and became the protagonists of a bloody main event. Lesnar came very close to winning a submission with Kimura Lock, but the cunning of the American Nightmare prevailed. Cody managed to reverse the maneuver with a sudden “pin” to The Beast’s disbelief and wrath.
WWE’s international tour continues
WWE is ready for a new adventure beyond American borders. Saturday, May 27, live from the Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia will be held Night of Champions. And the international tour will then continue with Money in the Bank on July 1 at the 02 Arena in London.