An angle setting up the match took place on Monday's RAW, as Wyatt and his henchmen interrupted Kingston's victory celebration over Fandango, prompting the four-time Intercontinental Champion to seize a steel chair.
The updated line-up for Sunday's pay-per-view event taking place in Buffalo, New York at the First Niagara Center is as follows:
Vacant WWE Championship:
World Heavyweight Championship:
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Rob Van Dam*
WWE Intercontinental Championship:
Curtis Axel (c) vs. R-Truth
WWE Divas Championship:
AJ Lee (c) vs. Brie Bella
Bray Wyatt vs. Kofi Kingston
Cody Rhodes & Goldust vs. Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns**
WWE Battleground Kickoff Show:
Dolph Ziggler vs. Damien Sandow
* The Del Rio vs. Van Dam rematch will be contested under "Battleground Hardcore Rules."
** Dusty Rhodes will be in the corner of Cody & Goldust. If the Rhodes Family loses, all three men will never be allowed to work for WWE again. If they win, Cody and Goldust get their jobs back.