World Wrestling Entertainment will host its Backlash pay-per-view this Sunday, 6th May 2018, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
It will be the fourteenth event in the Backlash chronology and the first Backlash event since 2009 to be dual-branded.
Nine matches have been confirmed for the event so far, including:
No DQ Match for the WWE Title
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. AJ Styles
WWE Intercontinental Title Match
The Miz vs. Seth Rollins
WWE United States Title Match
Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy
RAW Women’s Title Match
Alexa Bliss vs. Nia Jax
SmackDown Women’s Title Match
Charlotte Flair vs. Carmella
Samoa Joe vs. Roman Reigns
Daniel Bryan vs. Big Cass
Tag Team Match
Braun Strowman and Bobby Lashley vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn
Ruby Riott vs. Bayley
The event will be shown live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and via the WWE Network from 1am (Monday morning).
Sky viewers can book using their Sky TV remote by pressing the ‘Box office’ button and following on-screen instructions; by calling 03442 410 888; or by visiting sky.com/boxoffice/backlash
Backlash will be repeated on Sky Sports Box Office (channel 491) BUT NOT Sky Sports HD Box Office (492) between 10am on Monday 7th May and 10pm on Friday 11th May.
The event is priced at £14.95 for UK customers, €21.95 for viewers in the Republic of Ireland.
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