Five matches have been announced so far for the upcoming WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view, taking place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Raw this week confirmed a mixed tag team match for the show’s main event, as Universal Champion Seth Rollins and Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch put their collective gold on the line against Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans. We’ll also see Roman Reigns team with The Undertaker to take on Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon.
Following Smackdown Live you can officially add Kofi Kingston vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Championship, Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss in a rematch for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, and now we can also confirm that Drew Gulak will defend the Cruiserweight Championship against Tony Nese.
‘WINNERS TAKE ALL’ MIXED TAG TEAM MATCH
UNIVERSAL CHAMPIONSHIP & RAW WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
— Seth Rollins (c) & Becky Lynch (c) vs. Baron Corbin & Lacey Evans
WWE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
— Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Samoa Joe
— Roman Reigns & The Undertaker vs. Drew McIntyre & Shane McMahon
SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
— Bayley (c) vs. Alexa Bliss
CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
— Drew Gulak (c) vs. Tony Nese
While still unconfirmed, Finn Balor is also expected to defend his Intercontinental Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura, following a backstage interaction on Smackdown Live.
Smackdown Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan and Rowan were in action Tuesday night with not only Big E and Xavier Woods of The New Day, but also Heavy Machinery and the duo of Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. Interference led to an 8-man tag team match, which the good guys won. It’s possible we could be getting a Fatal 4-Way or a triple threat at Extreme Rules.
Other unconfirmed possible matches (which could also just take place on television over the next few weeks) including The IIconics vs. The Kabuki Warriors for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships, Elias vs. The Miz, another match between AJ Styles and Ricochet for the U.S. Championship, and Braun Strowman vs. Bobby Lashley.