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
-We get segment with Elias Samson in the ring singing and playing guitar.
Alexa Bliss vs Bayley WWE RAW Women's Championship Kendo Stitch on a Pole Match
They both try to get to the stick repeatedly before Alexa sends Bayley out of the ring, then they fight on the top rope before the stick falls onto the mat. Bayley sends Alexa into the barricade before she gets back into the ring and gets the stick, but Alexa drops her and picks up the stick and hits her with it repeatedly. Bayley then hits a Bayley to belly, but can't capitalize, Alexa hitting her with the stick before hitting a DDT for the pin and the win.
Winner: Alexa Bliss via pinfall
The Hardys vs Cesaro & Sheamus WWE RAW Tag Team Championship Steel Cage Match
Cesaro and Sheamus try to escape immediately, but the Hardys stop them, then the Hardys take control before Cesaro takes out Matt by sending him into the cage, then Cesaro and Sheamus double team Jeff. Cesaro and Sheamus try to leave, but the Hardys stop them before Sheamus and Cesaro are hung up on the top rope. They hit a stereo dropkick before Poetry in Motion to both Cesaro and Sheamus, then try to escape, but they're stopped and dragged back into the cage. Cesaro and Sheamus take out Matt before Jeff nearly gets out of the cage, but he's pulled back in before Matt and Jeff come back. All four men brawl on top of the cage before Jeff falls, then Cesaro and Sheamus hit a double powerbomb to Matt when they pull him back into the cage.
Sheamus hits a white noise from the top rope to Matt before Jeff gets on the top of the cage and hits a Whisper in the Wind that takes out both Sheamus and Cesaro. Sheamus and Cesaro end up getting out of the cage and touching the floor before Matt can get out and drag Jeff out of it for the win.
Winner: Cesaro and Sheamus
Neville vs Austin Aries WWE Cruiserweight Championship Submission Match
They lock up to start the match before exchanging kicks, then lock up again before exchanging wrist locks before Aries puts Neville in a submission, but he's quick to get to the ropes for the break. Aries locks in a standing guillotine, but Neville backs Aries into the corner for the break, then Aries tries to lock in the Last Chancery, but Neville rolls out of the ring, Aries tossing him into the barricade when he does. Aries drops Neville face first into the apron before he hits a diving cross body off of the top rope, then Neville kicks his knee when he tries to get back in the ring. Neville puts Aries in a leg submission before he kicks him away and sends him out of the ring before Aries starts focusing on Neville's knee once he's back in the ring. Aries hits a dragon screw leg whip before Neville starts focusing on the arm of Aries, then Aries locks in a kneebar when he catches him coming off of the top rope.
Neville rolls to the ropes for the break, then Aries misses a move off of the top rope and Neville locks in the Rings of Saturn. Aries gets to the ropes for the break, then Aries counters another one and locks in one of his own, but Neville gets to the ropes, then Aries rolls out of the ring and locks in the Last Chancery on the floor, but it doesn't count. Aries gets back in the ring and knocks Neville to the floor from the apron with a discus forearm before missing a tope to the outside. Neville puts Aries in the ring and hits a corkscrew moonsault before locking in the Rings of Saturn for the tap and the win.
Winner: Neville via submission
Fatal Five Way #1 Contender Match
They brawl to start the match until it's just Roman and Bray, then Roman takes out Joe before he sends Finn off of the apron to the floor. They all get in the ring before Seth hits a tope to the outside, then they brawl outside of the ring and Bray and Joe start teaming up on Roman. They send Roman into the steps before setting him on the announce table, then attack Seth with the steps before taking out Roman with them. They double team Finn out of and inside the ring before Seth comes back in and takes out both Bray and Joe. Bray hits a DDT onto the steps before Finn and Joe exchange forearms, then Joe locks in the Coquina Clutch, but Finn counters into a double foot stomp.
Seth hits a flying forearm for a quick two count on Bray, then hits a tope to Joe on the outside before Bray drops him with a clothesline. Seth hits a falcon arrow for a near fall, then Bray hits Sister Abigail for a near fall that Joe breaks up. Joe attacks Bray and gets a near fall before Bray hits a running cross body that drops Joe before Finn takes then both out with a chair, finishing up with a double foot stomp on to Bray on the chair. Roman spears Joe and Finn through the barricade before Seth hits a frog splash onto Bray on the announce table, then Roman and Seth get back into the ring and exchange strikes before Seth is dropped with a superman punch for a near fall. Roman goes for a spear, but Seth rolls him up for a near fall, then hits a superkick for another near before he hits a frog splash for a third near fall.
Finn, Roman and Seth hit their signature moves, then Finn hits the double foot stomp only for Joe to snatch him up and choke him out, forcing the referee to stop the match for the win.
Winner: Samoa Joe