What’s in a name? WrestleMania 37 has come and gone and that means the biggest time of the year for WWE has come and gone. We are now on the way to the unofficial start of the new year for the company and that means things are going to get rather exciting on television for the next few days. However, there is something else beyond that and now we have something to look forward to.

While WrestleMania is the biggest pay per view of the year, and in this case taking place over the course of two nights, there are other pay per views taking place throughout the course of the year. However, nothing is really in WrestleMania’s universe in the world of importance. WrestleMania is such a big show that it can be spread even further than it already is. That is more obvious than ever this year.

This Sunday night at night two of WrestleMania 37, WWE announced the next pay per view event, which will be called WrestleMania Backlash. The event will take place five weeks after the second night of WrestleMania on May 16. Backlash has been on the WWE pay per view scheduled on and off since 2000 but this will be the first time the show has had the WrestleMania Backlash title.

It’s backlash from this. Check out some of the best of WrestleMania:

Asuka plants Rhea Ripley with DDT off the apron: WrestleMania 37 – Night 2 (WWE Network Exclusive)

Big E slams Apollo Crews onto steel steps: WrestleMania 37 – Night 2 (WWE Network Exclusive)

Full WrestleMania 37 – Night 1 results: WWE Now

Opinion: Aside from the fact that this sounds like part of a live event tour, it is something that makes sense. WrestleMania is by far and away the biggest event that WWE runs every year so it is not the worst idea to try and go with that momentum for another show. It might not have the biggest impact, but I can certainly see the logic behind going with the new name.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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