Event: WWE Extreme Rules Pay-Per-View Event
Airdate: Sunday, June 4th, 2017
Location: The Royal Farms Arena (Baltimore Arena) in Baltimore, MD
Results by Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
The “Then. Now. Forever.” WWE video leads us into the show.
A video kicks off the show highlighting tonight’s main event, a Fatal 5-Way Match in which the winner will face Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal Championship. It’ll be Roman Reigns taking on Seth Rollins, Finn Bálor, Bray Wyatt, and Samoa Joe.
We go into the arena to see a big pyrotechnics display. The commentators welcome us to the show.
WWE Intercontinental Championship
If Ambrose is disqualified, he loses the championship
The Miz w/ Maryse vs. Dean Ambrose
The bell rings, and Ambrose twitches and shakes while the crowd buzzes for him. They lock up, and Ambrose applies a waistlock. Miz gets out, but Ambrose takes him down with a headlock takedown. Miz quickly fights up and whips him off, but Ambrose shoulder blocks him down. They lock hands, but Ambrose kicks him and wrenches the arm into a hammerlock. Miz twists out, but Ambrose quickly comes back with him. The commentators wish Harley Race well on his recently broken legs. Miz shoves Ambrose, and Ambrose punches him back to the corner. The referee backs him up, and Ambrose obliges. Miz slaps him in the face, so Ambrose wildly punches him to the corner again. The referee backs him up and warns that he could be disqualified, which would cost him the match. Ambrose chops away at him and takes him down with a spinning back elbow before clotheslining him over the top rope. Ambrose gets a head of steam and wipes him out with a suicide dive. Ambrose shoves him into the barricade and looks conflicted like he wants to do more. Miz shoves him, but Ambrose gets away. Ambrose gets in the ring to break the count. Ambrose grabs a chair, but he doesn’t act. Miz then takes him down on the floor with a big boot. Maryse distracts the referee, and Miz picks up the chair. Ambrose kicks him and grabs the chair, but the referee stops him. Ambrose gets him in the ring and pulls the hair. Miz goes to the apron and pulls him onto it to give him a DDT. Miz rolls him into the ring and picks up a two count. Miz digs his knee into his back before ripping at the face and applying a chin lock. Ambrose fights up and punches out. They trade punches with Ambrose coming out on top. Miz punches him back and counters a Lunatic Lariat before hitting the Reality Check for a near fall. Miz chokes him on the ropes before splashing him against it. Miz rips at the face before applying a neck vice. Ambrose fights out, but he has a whip reversed. Miz turns him inside out with a knee to the midsection before hitting a running knee to the face for a near fall. Miz continues ripping at his face before going for a surfboard stretch. Ambrose fights out, but Miz takes him down by the hair. Miz wildly punches away at him. Miz lets him up before starting the Daniel Bryan dropkicks in the corner. Miz then hits his patented clothesline. Miz goes to the top rope, but Ambrose kicks him and goes for Dirty Deeds. Miz counters into a Skull Crushing Finale attempt, but Ambrose gets away. Miz goes to the top rope, but Ambrose knocks him to the floor. Ambrose goes to the top rope and hits a flying elbow to the floor to take Miz down!
Ambrose gets him in the ring and hits a trio of running elbows. Miz reverses a whip, but Ambrose clotheslines him down. Ambrose follows up with a fisherman’s suplex for a near fall. Ambrose hits a running forearm and tries for a bulldog, but Miz shoves him off. Ambrose comes back with a roll-up for a two count. Ambrose quickly follows up with a swinging neckbreaker for another near fall. Dueling chants for both guys fire up. Ambrose goes to the top rope and leaps over a charging Miz. Ambrose tweaks his knee upon landing and is limping. Miz quickly goes to work on the knee. Miz charges, but Ambrose counters into a sunset flip. Miz rolls out of that and applies the Figure Four Leglock to the hurt knee. Ambrose screams in pain, but he eventually gets to the bottom rope. Ambrose counters a Figure Four attempt into an inside cradle for a two count. Miz drops him onto the apron, but Ambrose elbows him back. Ambrose goes to the top rope, but Miz crotches him up there. Miz tries for a superplex, but Ambrose blocks it and head-butts him. Ambrose goes for a powerbomb, but Miz pulls the turnbuckle pad off. Ambrose goes to slam his head into the exposed turnbuckle, but he stops to not be disqualified. Miz takes advantage of the confusion to hit Bryan’s Busaiku Knee Kick for a near fall. Miz starts kicking the chest a la Daniel Bryan, but Ambrose counters into a Figure Four Leglock. Miz screams in pain while Ambrose cinches it in. Miz eventually makes his way to the bottom rope. Miz tries for a Skull Crushing Finale, but Ambrose counters into a roll-up. Both men are hobbling. Miz punches him, but Ambrose takes him down with a Lunatic Lariat. Maryse gets on the apron to distract the referee. Ambrose goes for Dirty Deeds, but he gets pushed off almost into Maryse. Miz charges and almost hits his wife. Miz screams at Maryse to slap him, and she does in full sight of the referee. The referee thinks about disqualifying Ambrose, but he knows what Maryse is up to and ejects her. Maryse comes back, and Miz shoves Ambrose into the referee. John Cone, the referee, thinks Ambrose did that on purpose, but Ambrose insists he was pushed into him. Miz takes advantage of this distraction to hit the Skull Crushing Finale to become a 7-time WWE Intercontinental Champion!
Winner and new Intercontinental Champion: The Miz
Charly Caruso is backstage with Bayley. She asks her why she chose this match when Kurt Angle offered her a straight wrestling match. Bayley makes fun of the “This Is Your Life” segment being bad. Alexa Bliss doesn’t know her or how much that championship means to her. She’s been doing research watching Tommy Dreamer, The Sandman, and Steve Blackman. She got inspired by “Wonder Woman” over the weekend. She’s here to inspire people. She’ll beat Alexa Bliss and regain the RAW Women’s Championship. There are light boos for this interview.
Noam Dar and Alicia Fox vs. Rich Swann and Sasha Banks
The ropes are not taped purple for this match despite Cruiserweights being involved. Sasha Banks starts against Alicia Fox. Fox takes her down by the hair before running over to Noam Dar and hugging him. Dar is tagged in, so Rich Swann automatically comes in. Swann clotheslines him down before chopping him. Swann slams him off the turnbuckle, but Dar takes him down by the arm. A “Let’s go Swann” chant fires up in his hometown. Dar goes to the second rope, but Swann hits a super hurricanrana. Swann goes to the top rope, but Dar runs over to Fox and tags her in with a hug. Banks is automatically entered into the match. They get into a catfight before Fox hits her. They execute a sloppy takedown and Banks goes for the Bank Statement. Dar pulls Fox’s leg onto the ropes to break the hold. Banks yells at Dar. Fox then big boots Banks down for a two count. Fox continues to attack Banks and chokes her on the ropes. Fox hits a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for a two count. Fox then applies the chin lock. Banks fights her up, so Fox powers her to the corner. Banks takes her down and avoids Fox attacking. Swann is tagged in, so Dar comes in. Swann takes him down with a hurricanrana, a kick, and a flipping leg drop for a near fall. Swann tries for something, but Dar rolls him up for a two count. They trade punches before Swann goes for a backslide. Dar gets out and uppercuts him. Swann immediately comes back with a superkick. Fox runs in, so Banks sloppily takes her down. They brawl out of the ring. Dar gets Swann outside and bounces him off the barricade. Banks goes to the top rope and takes Dar down with a double knee to the floor. Swann gets Dar in the ring and goes to the top rope for a Phoenix Splash to pick up the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Rich Swann and Sasha Banks
Elias Sampson is in the ring with his guitar. A single spotlight shines on him. Sampson says he has a question for everyone tonight: who wants to walk with Elias? Earlier he was walking along the harbor and saw the people coming by, so he decided to write a song. Sampson asks them to hold their applause until he’s done. Sampson starts to play. Sampson says Baltimore is bathed in filth and the people are all the same. The city is so depressing, and they’re all to blame. Sampson sings that he’ll take his place at the top because he always has a plan.