By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches are advertised for the WWE Extreme Rules event that will be held on Sunday, July 19 at the WWE Performance Center.
-WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman vs. Bray Wyatt in a non-title Swamp Fight.
-Asuka vs. Sasha Banks for the Raw Women’s Championship.
-Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Championship.
-Bayley vs. Nikki Cross for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
Powell’s POV: Extreme Rules was originally scheduled to be held in San Jose, California at the SAP Center and was moved to the Performance Center due to the pandemic. WWE is now billing the event with the slogan of “The Horror Show.” WWE reportedly intends to add Seth Rollins vs. Rey Mysterio in “an eye for an eye match.” However, Mysterio is working without a contract, so there’s no guarantee this match will be made.
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