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Bad Bunny is gearing up to face-off against Damien Priest at WWE Backlash in Puerto Rico on Saturday (May 6). “I truly believe it’s going to be the most special thing I do in my career,” Benito old People magazine on Friday.
The Puerto Rican recording artist is a huge WWE fan. After making his WrestleMania debut last month, Benito popped up on WWE Raw where he attacked Priest with a stick and challenged him to a street fight in Puerto Rico.
“Being someone who was also a street fighter, then a professional fighter, this is what I do for a living,” Priest explained in an interview with Billboard. “I’m not doing a battle of the bands with him. Now, he’s stepping into the ring with me. He’s been successful in the WWE because I was there to help him. Now I’m there to do the opposite. I’m gonna hurt him, and I don’t think he’s gonna be ready for that.”
Before he hosts Backlash, Bad Bunny will make an appearance on WWE Smackdown tonight live from Puerto Rico. WWE Smackdown airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.
Keep reading for more info on Smackdown and Backlash, including when and how to watch from anywhere.
Where Does WWE Backlash Take Place?
Backlash will take place at Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico marking the first time WWE has brought a Premium Live event to the island since 2005’s New Year’s Revolution. Tickets to the match are available online at Vivid Seats, Stub Hub, etc.
Smackdown airs on Fox at 8 p.m. ET/PT. If you don’t have access to local channels, you can stream Smackdown on platforms such as Sling TV, DirectTV Stream, Fubo, and Hulu + Live TV.
How to Watch WWE Backlash from Anywhere
Unlike Smackdown, Backlash will stream exclusively on Peacock. The wrestling event starts at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Saturday. The kickoff show will begin streaming at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
How much is Peacock? It’s $4.99/month to join Peacock Premium and $9.99/month for Peacock Premium Plus (use ExpressVPN to stream internationally).
Subscribers can stream WWE, Premier League, IndyCar and other sports and sporting event such as the Kentucky Derby on Peacock; in addition to exclusive shows such as Poker Face, Bel-Air, Bupkis, Mrs. Davis, Inside, and The Best Man: The Final Chapters.
Aside from Bad Bunny and Priest, Backlash will feature a six-person tag team match between Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens and Matt Riddle vs. The Bloodline (Jimmy and Jay Uso, and Solo Sikoa). Also on the fight card: Bianca Belair vs. Iyo Sky, and Brock Lesnar vs. Cody Rhodes.
Watch a teaser for Backlash below.