World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) took to Twitter to reveal that Cody Rhodes, a prominent "WWE Raw" Superstar, will make an appearance on Friday night's "SmackDown" episode leading up to the premium live event, Backlash, scheduled for Saturday.
Rhodes is set to face off against Brock Lesnar at Backlash, and the two have been embroiled in a heated rivalry since the May 3 "Raw" episode, during which Lesnar betrayed Rhodes just before a tag team main event. The May 5 "SmackDown" episode has an action-packed card lined up for fans, with Shinsuke Nakamura slated to go head-to-head against Karrion Kross.
The tag team duo of Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson will also take on The Viking Raiders. To add star power to the event, Puerto Rican singer and rapper Bad Bunny will appear at "SmackDown," broadcast live from San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Bad Bunny, an avid WWE fan, has been involved in previous WWE storylines and events. He is set to face The Judgment Day's Damian Priest in a no-holds-barred street fight at Backlash, promising an intense and entertaining showdown for fans.
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The anticipation for the event is palpable as WWE enthusiasts eagerly await the outcome of the matches and any further developments in the ongoing storylines. Including Cody Rhodes on "SmackDown" ahead of his match with Lesnar at Backlash adds an extra layer of intrigue to the proceedings, as fans speculate how the two competitors will interact before their highly anticipated clash.
With WWE's commitment to providing thrilling and engaging entertainment, the May 5 "SmackDown" episode promises to deliver an unforgettable night of wrestling action. The star-studded lineup, featuring top talents like Cody Rhodes, Brock Lesnar, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karrion Kross, and Bad Bunny, guarantees that viewers will be glued to their screens as the drama unfolds.
As WWE continues to captivate audiences worldwide, the May 5 "SmackDown" in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is poised to be another thrilling chapter in the ongoing saga of sports entertainment. Fans can hardly wait to see how the rivalries, alliances, and high-stakes matches will shape the future of WWE and pave the way for an exciting Backlash event.
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