Extreme Rules (2016)

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Extreme Rules (2016)
Theme
song(s)
"Fire" by PVRIS
Information
PromotionWWE
SponsorTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
DateMay 22, 2016
Attendance15,963
VenuePrudential Center
CityNewark, New Jersey
Pay-per-view chronology
Payback (2016) Extreme Rules (2016) Money in the Bank (2016)
Extreme Rules chronology
Extreme Rules (2015) Extreme Rules (2016)

Extreme Rules (2016) was a wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) made by WWE. The event was held on May 22, 2016. It took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.[1] It was the eighth annual Extreme Rules.

Eight wrestling matches take place on the event. In the most important match, Roman Reigns beat AJ Styles in a Extreme Rules match to keep his WWE World Heavyweight Championship.[2]

The event had mixed evaluations. Critics praised the matches for the Intercontinental Championship and WWE World Heavyweight Championship. However, the rest of the show was not well received.[3]

Results[change | change source]

# Matches Conditions Times
Pre-show Baron Corbin beat Dolph Ziggler No Disqualification match[4] 7:07
2 The Club (Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows) beat The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) Tornado tag team match[5] 8:37
3 Rusev (with Lana) beat Kalisto (c) Singles match for the WWE United States Championship[6] 9:31
4 The New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods) (c) (with Kofi Kingston) beat The Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch) Tag team match or the WWE Tag Team Championship[7] 6:20
5 The Miz (c) (with Maryse) beat Cesaro, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn Fatal 4-Way match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship[8] 18:18
6 Dean Ambrose beat Chris Jericho Asylum match[9] 26:21
7 Charlotte (c) beat Natalya by submission Submission match for the WWE Women's Championship; Ric Flair was banned from the ring corner; if he interfered, Charlotte would lost the title.[10] 9:30
8 Roman Reigns (c) beat AJ Styles Extreme Rules match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship[2] 22:12

References[change | change source]

  1. "Get Extreme Rules tickets now". WWE. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Melok, Bobby. "WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns def. AJ Styles (Extreme Rules Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  3. Caldwell, James (May 22, 2016). "5/22 WWE Extreme Rules PPV Results – Caldwell's Complete Live Report". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  4. Taylor, Scott. "Baron Corbin def. Dolph Ziggler (No Disqualification Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  5. Benigno, Anthony. "Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson def. The Usos (Tag Team Tornado Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  6. Adkins, Greg. "Rusev def. United States Champion Kalisto". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  7. Pappolla, Ryan. "WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day def. The Vaudevillains". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  8. Artus, Matthew. "Intercontinental Champion The Miz won a Fatal 4-Way Match". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  9. Murphy, Ryan. "Dean Ambrose def. Chris Jericho (Asylum Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  10. Burdick, Michael. "WWE Women's Champion Charlotte def. Natalya (Submission Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.

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