WWE fans have been treated to another exciting announcement ahead of tonight’s RAW episode, this time regarding the upcoming premium live event, WWE Backlash.

Following on from SmackDown’s announcement that Rhea Ripley will defend her WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship against LWO’s Zelina Vega, the Raw side of things has now confirmed a major match.

WWE Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair will put her title on the line against IYO SKY at the event, adding another thrilling bout to the already stacked lineup.

In addition to this, a triple threat match has been announced for the United States Championship, with Austin Theory set to defend his title against both Bronson Reed and Bobby Lashley.


WWE Backlash 2023 will be hosted by Bad Bunny and is set to take place live from San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 6th.

With an exciting card featuring top wrestling talent, fans are sure to be in for a night of unforgettable entertainment. Keep up with all the latest updates on the event as they come in.

What are your thoughts on the latest match announcements for WWE Backlash 2023?

Steve Carrier

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