The eighth annual WWE Extreme Rules will come to you, live on the WWE Network, in three weeks on May 22 from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. As announced on RAW, the Women’s Championship and WWE Tag Team Championship will be defended at the event. Here is the updated card:
- WWE World Heavyweight Championship: Extreme Rules Match: Roman Reigns (c) vs. AJ Styles
- Women’s Championship: Submission Match: Ric Flair Banned: Charlotte (c) vs. Natalya
- WWE Tag Team Championship: The New Day (c) vs. The Vaudevillains
In an Extreme Rules Match, there will be no disqualifications and no count-outs with pinfall or submission occurring in the ring. The first Superstar to score a pinfall or submission will win the match and walk out as the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
In the Submission Match for the Women’s Championship, the match can only end by submission and there will be no pinfalls, no count-outs, and no disqualifications with the first woman to make their opponent submit will leave as the Women’s Champion. In addition, Ric Flair will be banned from ringside for the duration of the match.
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