Extreme Rules (2015)

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Extreme Rules (2015)
Tagline(s)The One Day of the Year the WWE Goes Extreme
Theme
song(s)
"Irresistible" by Fall Out Boy
Information
PromotionWWE
SponsorMountain Dew Kickstart
Diet Mountain Dew
DateApril 26, 2015
VenueAllstate Arena
CityRosemont, Illinois
Pay-per-view chronology
WrestleMania 31 Extreme Rules (2015) Payback (2015)
Extreme Rules chronology
Extreme Rules (2014) Extreme Rules (2015) Extreme Rules (2016)

Extreme Rules (2015) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view show made by WWE. It was held on April 26, 2015 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. It was the seventh Extreme Rules event held by the WWE.

The main event saw Seth Rollins defeat Randy Orton in a steel cage match to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. In the match, Orton's RKO finisher was banned and Kane served as the gatekeeper for the cage.

Matches[change | change source]

# Matches Stipulations Times
1P Neville defeated Bad News Barrett[1] Singles match 10:36
2 Dean Ambrose defeated Luke Harper[2] Chicago Street Fight1 56:10
3 Dolph Ziggler defeated Sheamus[3] Kiss Me Arse match2 9:16
4 The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston) (with Xavier Woods) defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro (c) (with Natalya)[4] Tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship 9:47
5 John Cena (c) defeated Rusev (with Lana)[5] Russian Chain match for the WWE United States Championship 13:35
6 Nikki Bella (c) (with Brie Bella) defeated Naomi[6] Singles match for the WWE Divas Championship 7:18
7 Roman Reigns defeated Big Show[7] Last Man Standing match 19:46
8 Seth Rollins (c) defeated Randy Orton by escaping the cage[8] Steel Cage match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. The RKO was banned and Kane served as the gatekeeper 21:02
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
P – indicates that the match happened on the pre-show

1During the match, Ambrose and Harper left the arena. The next two matches started and ended before both Ambrose and Harper returned to the arena and the ring to finish their match.

2Sheamus did not fulfill the stipulation, and made Ziggler kiss his arse instead.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Neville def. Bad News Barrett (Kickoff Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Dean Ambrose def. Luke Harper". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Dolph Ziggler def. Sheamus (Kiss Me Arse Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "The New Day's Big E & Kofi Kingston def. Tyson Kidd & Cesaro to win the WWE Tag Team Championship". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "United States Champion John Cena def. Rusev (Russian Chain Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "Divas Champion Nikki Bella def. Naomi". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "Roman Reigns def. Big Show (Last Man Standing Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. "WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins def. Randy Orton (Cage Match, with the RKO banned)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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