This is the Fightful.com live coverage for WWE Extreme Rules! Tonight we have a great show as in our main event we have a fatal five way to determine who will challenge Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal Championship at Great Balls of Fire! The Hardys defend their WWE RAW Tag Team Championship against Cesaro and Sheamus and Alexa Bliss defends her WWE RAW Women's Championship against Bayley! Be sure to come back here at at 8 PM EST for what should be a great RAW branded pay per view!
-We have the Hardys in the social media lunge where they talk about the tag team cage championship match tonight.
Kalisto vs Apollo Crews
Crews shows off his power early by tossing Kalisto around the ring before Kalisto comes back and shows off his superior speed before Crews dropkicks him for a quick two count. Kalisto sends Crews out of the ring before diving out onto him once, but gets caught with a kick the second time as we go to commercial.
Crews is in control as we come back from commercial, hitting a delayed suplex before playing to the crowd and getting a quick two count. Kalisto rolls Apollo up for a near fall, only for Crews to nearly turn him inside out with a lariat for a near fall. Kalisto gets a sunset flip for a near fall before Apollo hits a running elbow for one of his own. Kalisto hits a kick off of the top rope into a huricanrrana for a near fall, then rolls him up for another near fall when he counters a suplex. Kalisto hits a tornado DDT for a near fall before Apollo catches him coming off of a springboard move for a Samoan drop into a standing shooting star press for a near fall. Kalisto then hits the Salida del Sol when Apollo is arguing with Titus when he gets on the apron.
Winner: Kalisto via pinfall
Dean Ambrose vs The Miz WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
They start the match by exchanging wrist and hammer locks before Dean drops Miz with a shoulder block, then they lock up before exchanging more hammer locks. Miz shoves Dean away before Dean goes after him, but Miz gets in the ropes and the referee makes Dean back off. Dean drops Miz with a discus elbow before sending him out of the ring, hitting a tope to the outside immediately after. Dean backs Miz into the apron before getting out of the ring to break up the count, Miz trying to get Dean disqualified by acting like he hit him with a chair. They fight on the apron before Miz hits a DDT on it, then rolls Dean back into the ring for a near fall.
Dean powers out of a headlock before Miz his a backbreaker into a neckbreaker for another near fall. Miz puts Dean in a cravat into a kitchen sink and a kick for another near fall. Miz hits a series of running dropkicks in the corner before finishing with a a clothesline, then they tease their finishers before Dean sends Miz from the top rope to the floor with a forearm. Dean hits an elbow drop to the outside before they get back in the ring at the count of eight, Dean dropping Miz repeatedly with clotheslines and finishes with a fisherman's suplex for a near fall. Dean rolls Miz up for a near fall before hitting a swinging neckbreaker for another one, then Dean hurts his knee coming off of the top rope.
Miz focuses on the injured knee before locking in a figure four, but Dean gets to the ropes, then Miz catches him on the top rope before Miz hits a shining wizard for a near fall after he counters a powerbomb and tears off the top turnbuckle. Miz hits a series of kicks before Dean puts Miz in a figure four, but he gets to the ropes right before he taps., then Dean counters the Skull Crushing Finale with a sunset flip for a near fall. Dean drops Miz with a clothesline before Miz has Maryse slap him, but the referee sends her to the back before Dean rolls him up for a near fall. The referee argues with Dean after Miz pushes him into him and is about to disqualify Dean before Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Miz via pinfall
-We get an interview segment with Bayley about her title match tonight where she says she's there to inspire people, but she's willing to do anything to get her belt back.
Noam Dar & Alicia Fox vs Sasha Banks & Rich Swann
Fox and Sasha start it off by Fox dropping Banks by pulling her down by her hair before she runs and tags in Dar. Dar and Swann come in and Dar is in control until Swann hits a huricanrrana, only for Dar to tag Alicia back in. The women get back in and brawl before Sasha locks in the Bank Statement, but Fox is quick to the ropes for the break. Fox drops Sasha with a forearm before choking her in the ropes before finishing up with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for a quick two count. Sasha gets out of the way when Alicia rushes in and tags in Swann who comes in and drops Dar for a quick two count before Dar gets a quick two count from a roll up.
Swann drops Dar with a reverse roundhouse kick for a near fall before the women brawl and roll out of the ring, then Sasha hits a meteora onto Dar at ringside before Swann puts him back in the ring and hits a phoenix splash for the pin and the win.
Winner: Sasha Banks & Rich Swann via pinfall
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