Carlito made a surprise appearance tonight at WWE Backlash when he appeared towards the end of the match between Bad Bunny and Damian Priest.
This match had absolutely everything thanks to the street fight stipulation and also featured the shocking return of Carlito. Real name Carlos Edwin Colón Jr., he was born on February 21, 1979, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Carlito was a second-generation wrestler, as his father, Carlos Colón Sr., was also a wrestler and promoter in Puerto Rico. Carlito’s brothers, Eddie Colón and Orlando Colón, also followed in their father’s footsteps and became professional wrestlers.
Carlito made his WWE debut in 2004. During his time in WWE, Carlito won multiple championships, including the Intercontinental Championship, the United States Championship, and the WWE Tag Team Championship. He left WWE in 2010 and has since competed for various other wrestling promotions around the world.
At the end of the match, Bad Bunny brought a chair and slammed it into Priest’s back over and over again. Bad Bunny then delivered the Destroyer and went for the cover and got the win, defeating Damien Priest. The crowd went wild, and that was easily one of if not the best match of the night so far.
The roof just blew off for the return of CARLITO in Puerto Rico at #WWEBacklash!!!
Now that … THAT’s cool! 🍎🍏 pic.twitter.com/WPBQ5DzbHl
— WWE (@WWE) May 7, 2023