Welcome to WWE Extreme Rules 2016 results coverage from Ringside Results! The latest installment of this annual pay-per-view will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday, May 22nd. The “Kickoff Show” starts up at 7 p.m. Eastern Time on WWE Network, website and social media, with the main pay-per-view going off at 8 p.m. ET! All of the match-by-match results and highlights will be found below as the PPV goes on!
WWE Extreme Rules Match Card:
- Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin (No DQ) – Kickoff Show
- Rusev vs. Kalisto (c) – United States Title Match
- Sami Zayn vs. Cesaro vs. Kevin Owens vs. The Miz – Fourway IC Title Match
- Natalya vs. Charlotte – WWE Womens Championship, Ric Flair banned from ringside
- Dean Ambrose vs. Chris Jericho – Asylum Match
- The Vaudevillains vs. New Day – WWE Tag Team Title Match
- AJ Styles vs. Roman Reigns (c) – WWE World Heavyweight Extreme Rules Match
2016 Extreme Rules Kickoff Show:
The Kickoff Show panel was host Renee Young along with Booker T, Jerry “The King” Lawler and Corey Graves who discussed each of the matches and introduced video packages.
The Dudley Boyz came to the ring to cut a promo about the reason they weren’t on Extreme Rules being due to the fact that they are “above extreme.” Bubba asked D-Von if they could get the hell out of New Jersey now. Just then, Big Cass’ music hit and he came out with mic in hand to tell the Dudleys off. He got a “How you doing” call out response going with the crowd as he listed off all the food that the Dudleys ate off the table earlier. Cass got into the ring with Dudleys who quickly teamed up to overpower him. Cass got back to his feet and avoided a charging Bubba by throwing him into D-Von. He knocked Bubba out of the ring and then hit East River Crossing on D-Von before leading the crowd in the “SAWFT” chant.
JoJo interviewed The Miz backstage who had Maryse with him. He cut a promo using a speech made by actor Kurt Russell in the movie “Miracle.” The Miz said “This is my time, now go out there and take it.” Miz walked off and Maryse clapped for him. Miz came back and said he wanted to do it one more time because he could do the lines better.
Tom Phillips had a live backstage Q&A with Lana and Rusev as his guests. Rusev interrupted said he might as well start calling him the United States Championship.
Baron Corbin defeated Dolph Ziggler via pinfall in a No DQ match. Late in this contest, both men traded near falls on each other. At one point, Corbin grabbed Ziggler for a power bomb, but Ziggler punched away on him and Corbin tossed him over his back. Ziggler landed on the second rope turnbuckle area and then jumped back at Corbin who caught him. Ziggler hit a huge DDT for a near fall. Moments later, Dolph went for a big Superkick but Corbin avoided it and hit a low blow on him. Corbin followed with End of Days for the pinfall win.
Extreme Rules PPV Match Results (Pt. 1):
Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson defeated The Usos via pinfall in a Tornado Tag Match. The match was a Tornado match where all competitors could fight at once. Cole noted that there were boos coming towards The Usos with JBL saying it’s because Roman Reigns is one of the most polarizing recent superstars around. Gallows and Anderson punished the Usos on the outside, throwing one into the ringpost and then taking him back in the ring for more damage. Usos hit a double superkick late on Gallows, then went to the opposite corners of the ring for a stereo splash. Anderson got upon the apron to shove one of the Usos off, but the other came in to knock Anderson off the apron. Gallows hit the Gallows Poll and Anderson came back in to hit a Spinebuster for a near fall. Later, Gallows went to the timekeeper’s area and grabbed the ring bell to bring in the ring. Jimmy super kicked him though and went for a splash but Gallows rolled out of the way, causing Jimmy to land on the ring bell. Anderson got back in the ring to help Gallows hit the double team move for the win.
Rusev defeated Kalisto via submission to become new United States champion. Despite Rusev dominating a good part early on, Kalisto managed to jump on his back with a Bear hug. He kept the hold on as Rusev tried to reach to the ropes. Eventually, Rusev fell backwards to land on Kalisto on the mat, breaking it up. Later, Kalisto managed to avoid a charging Rusev who fell over the top rope to the outside. Kalisto followed with a dive through the ropes and a hurracanrana to send Rusev head-first against the steps. Back in the ring, Kalisto with a Frogsplash for the near fall. Kalisto set up for Salida del Sol but Rusev countered and rolled to the outside. Kalisto hit a move off the apron to take down Rusev. He shoved Rusev back into the ring and went to the top rope, but Rusev got up and went over to knock him off to the apron on his hurt back. The ref called a doctor over to check on Kalisto whose legs weren’t moving. Rusev came over to drag Kalisto away and stomped on his back. The ref tried to warn Rusev about it, but Rusev didn’t heed it and grabbed Kalisto again. He locked on The Accolade and Kalisto had to tap fast.
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