When Is The Next WWE WrestleMania? Backlash Return Date and Location

April 2022’s WrestleMania managed to exceed the hype, featuring extraordinary pro wrestling fights, a legendary world title bout and even some celebrity mismatches for comic relief from all the drama in the ring.

As a result, wrestling fans are understandably excited to learn more about the next edition of WrestleMania.

Read on to discover everything we know so far about the next WWE WrestleMania event.

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Luke Gallows (R) in action against Bobby Lashley during the WWE Live Singapore at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on June 27, 2019 in Singapore. The 2022 edition of Wrestlemania Backlash will be taking place on May 8th in Providence, Rhode Island
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What is WWE WrestleMania Backlash?

Backlash 2022 will be the 17th edition of the Wrestlemania event first pay-per-view (PPV) event and the first following Wrestlemania 38.

From its genesis in 1999 to 2009, the concept of the Backlash PPV was based around the backlash by fans from WWE’s flagship event, WrestleMania.

Last year’s event returned Backlash to this original position, as the post-WrestleMania PPV, and the show was renamed “WrestleMania Backlash” in an explicit nod to this resistance surrounding WrestleMania 37.

The most recent edition of Wrestlemania witnessed an appearance by WWE superstar Triple H, a battle between WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and Drew McIntyre, and Roman reigns win against Brock Lesnar.

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Riddle (R) competes with AJ Styles in their tag team match during the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Crown Jewel pay-per-view in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 21, 2021. There is plenty to be decided on the championship landscape before WrestleMania Backlash
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When Is WWE WrestleMania Backlash 2022?

WWE.com has confirmed 2022’s edition of WrestleMania Backlash will kick-off at a time to be determined on Sunday, May 8.

The pre-sale and general sale for WrestleMania Backlash has already begun, meaning it is extremely unlikely any tickets will be left to purchase.

For more information and to access the pre-sale, search for the official WWE WrestleMania Backlash site and use code WWE2022.

Where is WWE WrestleMania Backlash 2022?

Although all the action will be available to stream via PPV, tickets for the 2022 edition of WrestleMania Backlash are also expected to become available for the show taking place in Providence, Rhode Island at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

WrestleMania Backlash 2022 will therefore be the first Premium Live Event occurring in Providence since WWE Backlash was held 13 years ago on April 26, 2009.

Who Is Expected to Compete at WrestleMania Backlash 2022?

Among the expected bruising and bloody battles, WWE fans can expect even more drama than usual to be resolved inside the ring during WrestleMania Backlash.

And Backlash’s aftermath could also result in a significantly altered championship landscape, as many titles are up for grabs, including the WWE Title, Universal Title and Raw Women’s Title.

However, competitors for WrestleMania Backlash 2022 have yet to be confirmed, although household names are expected to star.

Newsweek will update this page when news of who is fighting who is announced.

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