WWE Extreme Rules 2019

  • Date: July 14, 2019
  • Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Highlights

  • Four Championships changed hands, including the Universal, United States, Intercontinental and Smackdown Tag Team Championships.
  • Brock Lesnar cashed in Money in the Bank directly after Seth Rollins defended his title with Becky Lynch in the main event.
  • The New Day became 6-time Tag Team Champions with their win.
  • Using the Stunner, Kevin Owens defeated Dolph Ziggler in only 17 seconds.
  • AJ Styles won the United States Championship with some assistance from The Club.
  • Some fans praised The Undertaker for his performance in the No Holds Barred Tag Team match.

Event Card

UNIVERSEAL CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
Brock Lesnar cashed in Money in the Bank and defeated Seth Rollins to become the New Champion

WINNERS TAKE ALL MIXED TAG TEAM EXTREME RULES MATCH:
Universal Champion Seth Rollins and Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch retained against Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans

NO HOLDS BARRED TAG TEAM MATCH:
Roman Reigns and The Undertaker defeated Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon

WWE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
Kofi Kingston retained against Samoa Joe

SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP 2-ON-1 HANDICAP MATCH:
Bayley retained against Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross

UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
AJ Styles defeated Ricochet to become the New Champion

SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLE THREAT MATCH:
The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods) defeated Daniel Bryan & Rowan and Heavy Machinery to become the New Champions

LAST MAN STANDING MATCH:
Braun Strowman defeated Bobby Lashley

SINGLES MATCH:
Aleister Black defeated Cesaro

RAW TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
The Revival retained against The Usos

SINGLES MATCH:
Kevin Owens defeated Dolph Ziggler

PRE-SHOW INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Finn Balor to become the New Champion

PRE-SHOW CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
Drew Gulak retained against Tony Nese


The card comprised thirteen matches, including two on the pre-show. In an impromptu main event, Brock Lesnar cashed in his Money in the Bank contract on Seth Rollins to win the Universal Championship. Just prior, Rollins and Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch had defeated Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans in a Last Chance Winners Take All Extreme Rules mixed tag team match to retain their respective titles.

Other prominent matches saw Kofi Kingston retain the WWE Championship against Samoa Joe, and The New Day’s Big E and Xavier Woods won the SmackDown Tag Team Championship by defeating Heavy Machinery (Otis and Tucker Knight) and former champions Daniel Bryan and Rowan, making them record-tying four-time champions along with Kingston under the Freebird Rule. In the opening match, The Undertaker and Roman Reigns defeated Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre in a No Holds Barred tag team match.