During the opening segment of tonight’s WWE Raw broadcast, Raw General Manager announced that at Extreme Rules he will hold a fatal-5-way Extreme Rules match to determine the #1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship at the Ball of Fury PPV.
This comes after Braun Strowman underwent elbow surgery and is expected to be out for up to 6 months.
WWE Extreme Rules comes at you on June 4th 2017 at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland and will be streamed on the WWE Network.
Here is the updated card for the event:
The Hardy Boys (c) vs. Sheamus & Cesaro -Raw Tag Team Championship- Tag Team Match
Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe vs. Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Roman Reigns -#1 Contenders Match For The Universal Championship- Extreme Rules
Some of you may not like what you’re about to read.
Based on multiple sourced, WWE has reportedly already started planning the main event for next years WrestleMania 34. The plans in action are to have Brock Lesnar defend his Universal Championship against…. that’s right, Roman Reigns. WWE is planning on building the feud between both men throughout the year accumulating tensions more and more as we reach the WrestleMania 34 Pay-Per-View.
Even though Brock Lesnar is on a part-time basis, WWE will plan on utilizing him on more dates and live vents over the next year. This would mark Lesnar’s final year of his three year contract.