Welcome to the WWE Extreme Rules pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Renee Young, Booker T, David Otunga, and Sam Roberts consist of the panel. There were several video packages shown to hype the matches.
– Singles Match (Pre-Show): Sin Cara defeated Andrade Almas
– Tables Match (Pre-Show): SAnitY defeated The New Day
Welcome to the Extreme Rules PPV! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Our opening contest is…
WWE Raw Tag Team Title Match: Bray Wyatt & Matt Hardy © vs. Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas
Hardy and Bo start things off as Matt sent him back first into the turnbuckle several times then landed a series of right hands. Wyatt and Axel are now in with Wyatt landing a series of strikes and kicks in the corner. Wyatt with a big headbutt to the chest of Axel but missed a splash in the corner and Axel put the boots to him. Wyatt with a clothesline then tagged in Hardy, who landed a series of strikes then a clothesline in the corner followed by a big boot and went to the top rope where he hit an elbow drop. Bo in now and worked him over with a headlock then tagged in Axel, who hit a DDT for 2. Moments later, Wyatt got the hot tag and landed a series of strikes to Bo then a clothesline in the corner. Wyatt tossed Axel to the floor and hit a chokeslam to Bo. Hardy got the tag and they went for their finisher but Wyatt was tossed to the floor and Bo hit a springboard neck breaker for the win.
Winner: Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel – NEW CHAMPIONS.
Singles Match: Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin
They start brawling to begin the match with Corbin getting the upper hand in the early going and beating him down. Balor countered and was able to hit a rolling drop kick. Corbin with a series of clotheslines in the corner while taunting him. Balor was able to make a brief comeback but Corbin cut him off with a big clothesline for 2. Balor went for a springboard move but Corbin caught him with a big right hand for 2. Balor with a double boot and then a flying clothesline but ran into a big boot. Corbin went to the top rope but Balor caught him with a head kick and went to the top rope but Corbin caught him and hit a back breaker for 2, which fired up Corbin. This led to Corbin hitting a series of splashes in the corner then connected with the slingblade for 2. Corbin fired back with deep six for 2. Corbin with a series of elbow strikes then went for a powerbomb but Balor blocked and hit a double foot stomp then a drop kick in the corner. Balor went to the top rope but Corbin knocked him down and went for his finisher but Balor rolled him up for the win.
WWE SmackDown Women’s Title Match: Carmella © vs. Asuka – James Ellsworth in a shark cage
Asuka knocked down Carmella then Ellsworth dropped a steel chain down to the ring which the referee got rid of. Carmella with a kick to the gut and then knocked her down where she got hair spray but Asuka hit a series of kicks and a drop kick. Asuka with a knee strike and a running hip attack for 2. Asuka went for the Asuka Lock but Carmella got the bottom rope. Carmella rolled to the floor and Asuka hit a suplex on the floor as Ellsworth was trying to pick the lock. Asuka sent Carmella into the barricade. Ellsworth escaped but a part of his sock was caught and he was hanging from the cage. Some of the ringside crew was attempting to get Ellsworth unhung but Asuka attacked them and started kicking Ellsworth. Carmella pushed Asuka face first into the shark cage for the win.
Winner: Carmella – Still Champ.
WWE United States Title Match: Jeff Hardy © vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
Nakamura hit Hardy with a low blow before the match started as the referee was giving the title up. Nakamura hit his running knee strike for the win.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura – New Champion
Following the match, Randy Orton made his return as he walked down to the ring and had a staredown.
Steel Cage Match: Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens
Strowman attacked Owens right out of the gate but Owens was able to hit a super kick then a cannonball in the corner and hit a frog splash off the top rope for 2. Owens tried to escape through the door but Strowman stopped him. Strowman with a big chop to the chest of Owens then tossed him back first into the steel a few times. Owens with a big boot then a stunner out of nowhere. Owens tried to escape through the door but Strowman stopped him and slammed the door on his face. Owens with a superkick twice. Owens handcuffed Strowman to the rope and beat him down with strikes. Strowman with a one-handed chokeslam. Owens taunted him and then climbed up the cage but Strowman ripped off the cuffs and caught him on top of the cage. Strowman chokeslammed Owens off the top of the cage through the announce table. Owens wins the match.
After the match, referees check on Owens before the EMT’s put Owens on the stretcher.
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Title Match: Luke Harper & Erick Rowan © vs. Daniel Bryan & Kane
Bryan was using his speed to knock both challengers down and went for an early YES Lock but Rowan pulled him out of the ring and they suplexed him on the floor. Kane is still not out at ringside after being ambushed backstage earlier in the show. Back in the ring, Rowan hit a splash for 2. Harper now tagged in and Bryan attempted to make his comeback but when he went for an outside dive, Rowan caught him. Harper went for a dive but accidentally hit Rowan. This led to Kane walking out to the ring with a walking boot on. Kane started dishing out chokeslams to Harper and Rowan. Kane went for a tombstone but couldn’t and Harper kicked the bad ankle. Bryan was tagged in and hit a drop kick off the top rope. Bryan with a series of kicks to the chest of Harper. Rowan was tagged in, sent Bryan into the corner and hit a big boot. Harper with a clothesline off the top rope to Bryan for the win.