The 2023 WWE Backlash Premium Live Event opens up with a video package, narrated by Bad Bunny. We’re now LIVE from the Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Michael Cole welcomes us. He’s joined at ringside by Corey Graves. Cole says tonight’s show is sold out with 17,944 fans in attendance. He shows us the Spanish announce team at ringside – Jerry Soto and Marcelo Rodriguez. The crowd is fired up and ready to go.
MATCH #1: RAW Women’s Championship Match:
Bianca Belair © vs. IYO SKY
We go right to the ring for tonight’s opener and out first comes RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, who was recently drafted to SmackDown. Out next comes IYO SKY by herself. SKY was also drafted to the blue brand. We get formal ring introductions from Samantha Irvin.
They lock up and trade holds as fans do dueling chants. Belair takes SKY down but SKY counters on the mat. Belair gets up but SKY takes her right back down. Fans cheer as they continue countering each other.
Belair runs over SKY with a shoulder, then shows off some. SKY ducks a right hand and shows Belair up. More back and … Read More