WWE: Backlash 2023 Results | May 6, 2023 (Puerto Rico)

WWE Backlash 2023 went down in front of a fired up crowd at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan!

Date: May 6, 2023
Arena: Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

WWE Raw Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) vs. Iyo Sky – Backlash 2023

The audience is surprisingly on the side of Iyo Sky. Despite this unexpected situation, both managed to adapt quickly and star in a beautiful show, inverting the roles of good guy and villain a bit. At one point it looked like Bianca Belair had fixed the matter with a Super Powerbomb, but Iyo Sky got the kick out.

However, Bayley and Dakota Kai appeared on the scene, who distracted and almost caused Bianca Belair to defeat, but she managed to turn the matter around and win the victory after a KOD.

Winner: Bianca Belair
Rating: 8/10

Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. Omos – Backlash 2023

Seth Rollins wanted to feel the audience listening to his theme song and ended up being attacked from behind by Omos, who dominated the first few minutes of the match.

However, little by little Rollins was loosening the bonds, having managed to plant Omos on the mat through a Tornado DDT. A Frog Splash followed, the effect of which did not go beyond near fall. Rollins insisted but saw his Stomp blocked by the opponent. Meanwhile, Rollins survived a Chokeslam, persisted in the idea of ​​knocking Omos down with a Sleeper Hold and, after getting it, performed two Stomps. Still, Omos kicked out. It was then necessary to resort to a Stomp from the top rope for Rollins to achieve the triumph.

Winner: Seth Rollins
Rating: 6.5/10

WWE United States Championship:
Austin Theory (c) vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Bronson Reed – Backlash 2023

Chaotic combat. When two fighters clashed and one seemed to gain the upper hand, the third element soon entered the scene. That’s precisely what happened in the end: Bobby Lashley applied a Spear on Bronson Reed, but it was Austin Theory who reaped the rewards, pushing Lashley out of the ring and landing on Reed.

Winner: Austin Theory
Rating: 7/10

WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship:
Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Zelina Vega – Backlash 2023

The strength of Rhea Ripley versus the quickness of host Zelina Vega. Zelina still gave an air of her grace but ended up being beaten, without any surprise, by Rhea Ripley, who reached triumph after a Riptide .

Winner: Rhea Ripley
Rating: 6/10

San Juan Street Fight: Bad Bunny vs. Damian Priest – Backlash 2023

Entertaining combat, with Bad Bunny rising to the challenge. At a time when Bad Bunny dominated, Damian Priest pretended he was going to run away and ended up hitting him with a Big Boot , starting a period of dominance that culminated in a Broken Arrow from the top of a structure to what was apparently a table .

When Priest seemed to have the fight under control, he injured his left knee, which was promptly attacked by Bunny, who resorted to one of the posts, a chain and a chair. After Bunny landed a low blow on Priest, Finn Bálor and Dominik Mysterio interfered. Rey Mysterio rushed to Bunny’s rescue but was quickly neutralized by Judgment Day, which forced the host Carlito to intervene. When Bálor and Dominik were preparing to flee, Savio Vega and the rest of the LWO, members of Legado del Fantasma, appeared on the scene.

However, Bad Bunny and Damian Priest resumed the match. Bunny came close to triumph via submission, through a Figure Four Leg Lock, and then via a laydown, after a Victory Roll and a Sliced ​​Bread #2, but it was after a Bunny Destroyer that he got the victory.

Winner: Bad Bunny
Rating: 7/10

The Bloodline (Solo Sikoa, Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) vs.
Matt Riddle, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn – Backlash 2023

Combat dominated by The Bloodline for several minutes, with Sami Zayn being constantly beaten without being able to retaliate. Matt Riddle’s arrival on the scene turned the match upside down, giving the tag team champions a new lease of life.

Meanwhile, Sami Zayn took advantage of a disagreement between Jey Uso and Solo Sikoa to get very close to winning, but Jey got the kick out after suffering a Helluva Kick. Solo Sikoa and Jey Uso clashed again, but The Bloodline still managed to achieve victory, after a Samoan Spike by Solo Sikoa on Matt Riddle.

Winners: The Bloodline (Solo Sikoa, Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso)
Rating: 6.5/10

Cody Rhodes vs. Brock Lesnar – Backlash 2023

Cody Rhodes attacked Brock Lesnar before the bell rang, using the steps to do so. Meanwhile, with the fight officially underway, Lesnar managed to fight back, namely through his typical German Suplexes, having had a period of great ascendancy over his opponent.

However, at one point Lesnar ran headlong into one of the corners, which was exposed, and got bloody. Cody took advantage and applied a Cody Cutter and two Cross Rhodes, but in the ensuing settlement, Lesnar was kicked out.

Lesnar responded with an F-5, but Cody was also kicked out. Then Lesnar advanced to the Kimura, but Cody managed to put Lesnar’s shoulders on the mat without even releasing the submission and obtained a victorious landing.

Winner: Cody Rhodes
Rating: 6/10

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