WWE is scheduled to return to Puerto Rico for the first time for a pay-per-view event in nearly 20 years, as Backlash will take place at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum of Puerto Rico in San Juan on May 6.

The company also announced that two-time Grammy Award winner Bad Bunny will host the premium live event. The Puerto Rican native is a huge wrestling fan and has appeared in various WWE events, even winning the 24/7 Championship at one point.

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WWE Superstar Triple H attends VidCon at the Anaheim Convention Center on July 11, 2019 in California. (Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

“We are excited to bring Backlash to San Juan as demand for WWE’s premium live events outside of the continental United States continues to grow,” WWE Chief Content Officer Paul Levesque also said in a press release. known as Triple H. «Bad Bunny is one of the most popular artists in the world and nowhere is that more evident than in his native Puerto Rico.»

The last time WWE was in Puerto Rico for a major event was for New Year’s Revolution in January 2005. An Elimination Chamber match for the World Heavyweight Championship was the main event and saw Triple H eliminate Randy Orton for the qualification.

Bad Bunny accepts the award for Best Urban Music Album for "A summer without you" during the 65th Grammy Awards at Crypto.com Arena on February 5, 2023 in Los Angeles.

Bad Bunny accepts the award for Best Urban Music Album for «Un Verano Sin Ti» during the 65th Grammy Awards at Crypto.com Arena on February 5, 2023 in Los Angeles. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

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Bad Bunny said he couldn’t make it to that event but he wouldn’t be missing Backlash.

«In 2005, as a child, I was unable to attend the New Year’s Revolution at the Colosseum,» Bad Bunny said in a press release. «Finally, 18 years later, WWE returns to the island with a massive event and this time I won’t miss it.»

Bad Bunny participates in a tag team match during WrestleMania 37 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on April 10, 2021.

Bad Bunny participates in a tag team match during WrestleMania 37 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on April 10, 2021. (Joe Camporeale-USA Today Sports)

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The backlash will take place more than a month after WrestleMania 39. It is unclear at this time how the card will play out.