– WWE announced at last night’s SmackDown Live taping that the company would be returning to the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey for the 2018 Backlash pay-per-view (PPV) event on May 8th. If you’d like to get tickets, the Ticketmaster pre-sale code is BACKLASH.
– Also at last night’s SmackDown Live, WWE signed an honorary new Superstar – Make A Wish kid, Kaitlyn Alexander. Kaitlyn chose “The Shadow” as her ring name and was introduced to the WWE Universe by SmackDown Live General Manager Daniel Bryan and ring announcer Greg Hamilton in a dark segment. Kaitlyn signed her WWE contract earlier in the day before the show:
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) December 20, 2017