It was announced at Tuesday WWE tapings that Rob Van Dam’s match against Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Championship at the Battleground pay-per-view would be fought under hardcore rules. Here is the updated card for Battleground:
WWE Championship Match
Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hardcore Rules
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Rob Van Dam
CM Punk vs. Ryback
WWE Battleground will take place on October 6, 2013. Play-by-play coverage of the event will be available here.