WWE Extreme Rules News 2020: Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Changes In Extreme Rules Event
Here in this post, we cover the latest WWE Extreme Rules news and updates. WWE Extreme Rules is only four days away, and we already have a spoiler. WrestlingNews.co reported that WWE accidentally just revealed the stipulation decided for a title match, scheduled for the upcoming PPV event.
WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules is all set to be live today at 7 p.m. This is the fourth PPV event of WWE that will be commenced with no Live audience on the show. After the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a sudden halt in the activities of the sporting world. We see that several sports have stopped their events, but WWE has successfully managed to stream its weekly as well as PPV events.
WWE Extreme Rules, Plans, And Rules Amidst Pandemic COVID-19
Earlier it was planned that Extreme Rules would be LIVE air from the WWE Performance Center, Orlando, on 19th July 2020. As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 is increasing rapidly, the company had to decide on canceling all those plans made.
Fightful select reported that WWE has an alternative plan to pre tap the Extreme Rules. The company has decided to tape from 15th July 2020, Wednesday.
If WWE managed to tape its events the next week, it would have to make space for NXT two episodes, SmackDown two episodes, RAW one episode, and Extreme Rules as well in this limited time frame.
Things are uncertain, and the above schedule might get changed as it depends on how things are in Florida because of COVID-19.
Quick Insights of WWE Extreme Rules 2020
WWE has promised its fans across to world to deliver with a unique event in the entire history of WWE this time. The show will have Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre fighting for WWE Championship. The exciting part is the stipulation of the match is not yet known to the WWE Universe.
In “The Horror Show at Extreme Rules”, Seth Rollins is all set to fight against Rey Mysterio. The match will be Eye for an Eye match. It has been revealed by the company recently for winning one has to extract the Eye of the other. Fans of WWE are desperately waiting to see this barbaric match and how WWE will manage to show it on TV.
A non-title match is also there on the match card of Extreme Rules. It is going to be Braun Strowman vs. Bray Wyatt- A Wyatt Swamp match. This time world is also going to see Women’s Tag Team Champions of WWE in the show, but they will be in different matches. The match card has Bayley vs. Nikki Cross, where the former will defend her WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship. Also, Sasha Banks vs. Asuka is there for WWE RAW Women’s Championship.
WWE fans are well aware that the stipulation of the WWE Championship match, which will be between Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler was decided to keep undisclosed and reveal it in the PPV event itself.
WWE Extreme Rules News: Drew McIntyre Vs Dolph Ziggler Spoiler Alert
WWE has designed and run targeted ads on Facebook. By that ad mistakenly, WWE just opened up the stipulation of the title match between Dolph Ziggler vs. Drew McIntyre scheduled for ‘The Horror Show at Extreme Rules.’ The ad clearly shows that there will be a Ladders, Chairs and Tables match for the WWE Championship match at Extreme Rules.
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Note that earlier, when the feud started, both Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre intended not to reveal the stipulation of their match before the PPV event. Also, they insisted that stipulation will be unique and never used by WWE earlier. However, WWE has already used ladders, Chairs, and Tables stipulation.
If it is for real and Ziggler and McIntyre are going to fight in a Ladders, Tables, and Chairs match, then WWE fans may expect some new creative additions to the stipulation. WWE might have planned to mold the existing stipulation and make it compatible with the theme of the PPV event scheduled for 19th July 2020.
Some other titles that are final for the match card of Extreme Rules
To date, there are four titles matches confirmed for the night, which includes the WWE Championship Match. Asuka vs. Sasha Banks– Raw Women’s Championship is on-line as well.
Apollo Crews vs. MVP- United States Championship match is all set for Extreme Rules. On RAW last week, MVP introduced the new United States Championship. At WWE’s upcoming PPV, the superstars will indulge in a Single’s Match.
At SmackDown, only one championship match has been added to the match card till now. Bayley vs. Nikki Cross for SmackDown Championship is all set now.
Two non-title matches for the Horror Show at Extreme Rules are confirmed. Braun Strowman- WWE Universal Champion will defend his championship against Bray Wyatt. An eye for an Eye match is confirmed between Rey Mysterio and Seth Rollins.
What do you think if the stipulation is for real, it will be the same, or changes will be made to it? We want to hear from you all. Share your thoughts in the comment section below.