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A grudge match between Cody Rhodes and Brock Lesnar was made official for the Could 6 Backlash pay-per-view throughout Monday evening’s episode of WWE Uncooked.
It IS official.@CodyRhodes clashes with @BrockLesnar one-on-one for the primary time ever at #WWEBacklash! pic.twitter.com/OXlII4hiEU
Did @CodyRhodes get his palms on @BrockLesnar?#WWERaw pic.twitter.com/c1I7bgIyfK
The rivalry between Rhodes and Lesnar started on the Uncooked after WrestleMania 39 after they have been imagined to crew up collectively in the primary occasion in opposition to Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa.
The American Nightmare had misplaced an Undisputed WWE Common Championship match to Reigns in the primary occasion of WrestleMania one evening earlier as a result of interference from Sikoa, and he was out for revenge.
Whereas The Tribal Chief denied Rhodes a direct rematch, he agreed to have a tag crew bout. Lesnar then stepped as much as be his companion, seemingly as a result of his previous points with Reigns and Paul Heyman.
Nevertheless, The Beast Incarnate shocked the WWE Universe by brutally attacking Rhodes earlier than the tag crew bout bought began.
Lesnar put The American Nightmare via the announce desk and hit him with an F-5 onto the metal stairs, rendering him unable to go away the ringside space with out help.
One week afterward Uncooked, Rhodes challenged the previous UFC fighter to a match at Backlash, and it was introduced that The Beast would reply the problem one week later.
With Reigns seemingly unlikely to defend the world title at Backlash, Rhodes and Lesnar are maybe in line to conflict in the primary occasion of the present.
It additionally figures to be an excellent greater deal than most Backlash PPVs since it’s happening in San Juan, Puerto Rico, marking the primary premium stay occasion within the nation since New 12 months’s Revolution in 2005.
Additionally, the present can be hosted by Unhealthy Bunny, who’s a world-famous, Grammy Award-winning musician and initially from Puerto Rico.
There could also be extra curiosity on this yr’s Backlash occasion than ever earlier than, that means the concentration is going to shine brightly on Rhodes and Lesnar even with none titles being on the road.
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