WWE is gearing up for another blockbuster event following the resounding success of WrestleMania 40 earlier this month.

The stage is set for Backlash France, a premium live event scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at the LDLC Arena in Lyon-Decines, France. With anticipation running high, WWE fans can expect a thrilling lineup of matches sure to keep them on the edge of their seats.

The action kicks off with the pre-show at 12 pm ET, followed by the main card starting at 1 pm ET. Among the highly anticipated matchups announced is the headliner featuring Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Cody Rhodes facing off against the formidable AJ Styles.

In addition to this marquee clash, fans can look forward to a series of intense showdowns, including WWE World Heavyweight Champion Damian Priest defending his title against Jey Uso. The women’s division will also take center stage, with WWE Women’s Champion Bayley defending her title against challengers Naomi and Tiffany Stratton.


Furthermore, The Bloodline’s Solo Sikoa & Tama Tonga will collide with the formidable duo of Kevin Owens & Randy Orton in what promises to be a hard-hitting tag team encounter. Rounding out the card, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Asuka & Kairi Sane will put their titles on the line against the dynamic duo of Bianca Belair & Jade Cargill.

With excitement building, ticket sales for Backlash have been brisk, with WrestleTix reporting that 12,621 tickets have already been sold, leaving just 256 remaining out of a setup capacity of 12,977. The enthusiasm is palpable, underscoring the fervor surrounding WWE’s return to France.

The momentum is undeniable, with WWE poised for another sell-out event following the strong turnout for SmackDown the night before, which saw 12,341 tickets sold, with only 636 left. As anticipation reaches a fever pitch, fans eagerly await the electrifying action that awaits them at Backlash France.

As the anticipation builds for this premium live event, which match are you most looking forward to? Will Cody Rhodes retain his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against AJ Styles? Can Damian Priest fend off Jey Uso’s challenge for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship? Share your predictions and join the conversation as we count down to Backlash France!

Tags: WWE Backlash
Steve Carrier

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