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Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins announced for WWE WrestleMania Backlash

The two will face off once again after agreeing to a rematch on tonight's Raw.

A rematch between Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins has been made official for WWE WrestleMania Backlash.

As Rhodes was set to face The Miz on tonight’s show, Seth Rollins came out to watch on commentary. After Rhodes defeated Miz, Rollins entered the ring. He said that Rhodes had every advantage heading into WrestleMania. Rollins suggested a rematch between the two. Rhodes immediately accepted the match. Later, WWE’s social media announced that it would take place at WrestleMania Backlash on May 8.

Rhodes made his return to WWE after six years on the first night of WrestleMania 38, defeating Seth Rollins in a match that was originally announced as Rollins vs. an opponent of Vince McMahon’s choosing. On the Raw following WrestleMania weekend, Rollins emerged after Rhodes cut a promo about wanting to win the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship. The two ended up shaking hands, showing a sign of mutual respect towards one another.

Here is what has been announced so far for WrestleMania Backlash, which will be held at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island:

  • Charlotte Flair vs. Ronda Rousey in an I Quit match for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
  • Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins