WWE SmackDown Heading To Puerto Rico

WWE SmackDown Puerto Rico

Hot on the heels of the news that Backlash will be held in Puerto Rico on May 6th, WWE has announced that SmackDown will be coming live from the same venue 24 hours earlier.

Both shows will be presented from the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot.

A pre-sale for combo tickets for Friday Night SmackDown and Backlash will be held on March 20th at 12 p.m. ET via Ticketera.com. Fans can register here.

General public on-sale for combo tickets opens on March 21st at 10 a.m. ET via Ticketera.com.

From WWE:

“The PRCDA and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company have a phenomenal track record of delivering large-scale events to the island,” said John Porco, WWE Executive Vice President, Live Events. “Their partnership and support have allowed WWE to bring not just one – but two – nights of sports entertainment to Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot this May.”

“Puerto Rico is a world-class entertainment destination. We have proven ourselves time and time again by hosting worldwide known and recognized events. Our unique venues provide the perfect settings to receive our visitors and to guarantee them an incredible experience. We are proud and very excited to host one of the most-anticipated events of this year”, said Mariela Vallines, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Convention District Authority.

“Puerto Rico is a renowned, successful host of sporting events due to its state-of-the-art modern infrastructure, air-and-sea accessibility, variety of accommodations, experienced production staff and its warmth and hospitality. Events such as WWE’s Backlash and SmackDown provide a great venue to showcase the island’s assets both as a diverse travel destination, and an ideal location to hold international events such as this,” said Carlos Mercado Santiago, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.

Bad Bunny Returning To WWE

Backlash marks the first time that WWE has headed to Puerto Rico since New Year’s Revolution back in 2005. It has also been confirmed that Hip Hop megastar and proud Puerto Rican Bad Bunny will be hosting the show.

It will be the first time that the star has featured for WWE since the 2022 Royal Rumble.