Possible reason why WWE has booked Brock vs Cody match at WWE Backlash
Roman Reigns faced Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 39, it was anticipated that Cody would dethrone Roman Reigns but Cody wasn’t able to finish the story. On following week RAW, Cody Rhodes wanted a rematch against Roman Reigns, but Roman Reigns wasn’t ready for it, eventually they agreed for a tag team match.
Nobody could have anticipated Cody Rhodes’ tag team partner, it was none other than Brock Lesnar. The match was scheduled for the main event. When the match was about to start Brock Lesnar turned on Cody Rhodes and ambushed him mercilessly. Cody Rhodes on this week’s episode of RAW challenged Brock Lesnar for a match at WWE Backlash.
PWInsider Elite is reporting that WWE wants many marquee matches to happen at WWE Backlash to promote Puerto Rico as a tourist destination. So WWE has booked Brock vs Cody match. There are possibilities for other marquees matches such as Usos & Solo vs KO, Sami & Riddle, and Iyo vs Bianca Belair.