WWE Extreme Rules: The Horror Show 2020 (July 19, 2020)
Extreme Rules Kick-Off Show (6:00 pm EST)
The WWE Extreme Rules 2020 Kick-Off Show is officially underway!
Extreme Rules Kick-Off Show Opening
The WWE “Then and Now” entrance plays us into the WWE Forever logo as the WWE Extreme Rules: The Horror Show 2020 opens.
We are welcomed to the Extreme Rules: Horror Show by Stanford and Rosenberg. Just an hour away Scott Stanford and Peter Rosenberg are standing at a podium as Stanford states tonight is set to be a “horror show”. Rosenberg agrees adding that tonight will be “especially horrific”. The clock countdown in the right corner of the screen shows 58:06 as the two begin to discuss the “Swamp Match” between Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman set for tonight.
We are reminded that the show is streaming tonight on the WWE Network at 7:00 p.m. EST before heading into a match line-up breakdown!
Match Line-Up Video Package
The video starts off stating that Drew McIntyre’s WWE Championship is on the line with the match stipulation in Ziggler’s hands, which we will find out tonight as the two are set to enter the ring as McIntyre defends his title.
Next is Rey Mysterio who made the stipulation for his match for Extreme Rules to be an “Eye for an Eye Match” with the Monday Night Messiah, Seth Rollins.
Nikki Cross won a Fatal Four Way to take on Bayley Dos Straps for the title, Cross is looking for the approval of her family in Scotland who are going to be watching her take on her rival and hopefully take home the title!
Bayley’s tag-team partner has a match of her own set for tonight as the RAW Women’s Championship is on the line as Sasha Banks is set to take on Asuka later tonight.
The United States Championship is also on the line as Apollo Crews hopes to retain the title in his match against MVP who is looking to prove he still has what it takes to walk into the ring, then walk out with a title in hand.
Next to be announced is the Extreme Rules Kickoff Show Match recently added which is set for Kevin Owens to take on Murphy after a long brewing feud.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Tables Match where Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro take on New Day member Kofi Kingston and Big E.
Then finally, the Swamp Match that is set to take place between the “monster among men” Braun Strowman who will go home to the swamp to take on his “creator” Bray Wyatt.
Podium Discussion With Scott Stanford and Peter Rosenberg
The video breakdown ends and we return to the podium with Scott Stanford and Peter Rosenberg discussing The Swamp Match between Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman. Stanford notes that Strowman had a maniacal look in his eyes on Friday Night SmackDown when he took on John Morrison, stating he was kicking off the Horror Show earlier and he hopes Bray was watching.
Rosenberg counters as he states that Bray Wyatt has the advantage in this match-up as he has more control the further they get from the ring and the fact it’s in the swamp. Both men agree that Braun Strowman going home to take on his “creator” is a match for the history books and not to be missed. With that, we head into the promo for Braun Strowman.
Swamp Match Promo Video Package
The promo starts off with Braun Strowman voicing over discussing his original status in the Wyatt Family as we see a black and white clip of the swamp. A highlight reel of Braun Strowman’s accomplishments air as the story continues, Bray Wyatt stepping out of the shadows stating Strowman looks like he’s seen a ghost as Wyatt is dressed in his former Wyatt family get-up.
“I created you Braun, therefore it is my duty to destroy you,” Bray shouts. “I’m ready to walk through the gates of hell to slap the devil himself,” Braun responds then finishes, “I have to go home, and end him. Before he ends me.” Bray and Braun laughing maniacally ends the package.
Tri-Panel Discussion On “Swamp Match”
Renee Young, John “Bradshaw” Layfiend, and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T Washington on a tri-panel discussion. The clock shows 50:19 and continues to count down. They also discuss the Braun Strowman vs. Bray Wyatt story. Booker T says he knows Braun Strowman may fear “going home” after finally being free from Bray Wyatt. JBL states he’s never seen anyone that has the strength, speed, and athleticism of Braun Strowman. JBL adds it is necessary for Braun Strowman’s status in the WWE.
Peter Rosenberg and Scott Stanford Podium Discussion (continued)
We Return To Peter Rosenberg and Scott Stanford who also discuss the much anticipated match between Bray and Braun. Rosenberg believes Bray has the advantage while Stanford disagrees, stating he believes that Braun will come out the victor.
The discussion then turns to the SmackDown Tag Team Championship Tables Match, as we are sent to Florida where Kayla Braxton is with the current tag-team champions, The New Day.
Kayla Braxton Interview With New Day
We head to Orlando, FL where Kayla Braxton stands with Kofi Kingston and Big E. Braxton welcomes the SmackDown Tag-Team Champions, The New Day who will be defending their titles against Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro in a Tables Match. Kofi and Big E are in the middle of a four hour long thumb wrestling match that they call a “tie” on so they can focus on Braxton’s questions.
Kayla asks how they prepared for the Tables Match that Cesaro and Nakamura set for Extreme Rules this evening. Kofi states to truly understand the table, you must become one… with the table. Big E eating off tables Kofi sleeping on tables. Big E says you have to be inside the wood, to allow the wood to be inside you. Kofi and Big E then welcome Brother Devon!
Devon says, “Testify!” Kofi states that The Dudley Boys have put everybody through tables to which Devon replies that they even put New Day through tables. Big E and Kofi brush the comment off as Big E says, “Why you bringing up old stuff?” Devon moves on, “What pretell, is the key to your success when it comes to putting your opponents through tables in your matches?” Devon responds, “It’s quite simple, you put your opponent… through a table.”
Like they just received secret information, they “testify” and state they will in fact, put their opponents through tables! Why? Because… New. Day Rocks. New. Day Rocks. Devon swivels his hips alongside Big E and Kofi Kingston as the three chant together, “New. Day Rocks. New. Day Rocks.”
Podium Discussion Continued
We return to the podium where Rosenberg says it’s an all out strength question when it comes to who will win the match between New Day and Nakamura with Cesaro. Rosenberg says it could be anyone. Bayley and Sasha Banks are the next to be discussed as we are sent into the video package highlighting Bayley and Sasha Banks reign in WWE.
Bayley and Sasha Banks Promo
The Role Model calls herself the once in a generation talent. “*Ding Dong* I’m not lonely, because I have my best friend, Sasha Banks” Bayley states. Da Blue Print notes Bayley is the longest running champion and the first Grand Slam Champion and the closest anyone else will get to the Grand Slam is breakfast at Denny’s. Highlights from many matches where Bayley and Sasha Banks shine follow until the promo ends.
Peter Rosenberg and Scott Stanford
As we return to the podium, Rosenberg asks to have the camera put directly upon him as he states he was wrong in his statements regarding Bayley and Sasha Banks a few weeks ago and he is truly sorry. He then goes on to hype the two superstars until we switch topics to the MVP and Apollo Crews match set for tonight. They then send us back to Orlando, FL where Kayla Braxton is standing with MVP and Bobby Lashley.
MVP (With Bobby Lashley) Talks To Kayla Braxton
MVP interrupts and says he knows Braxton is going to ask how much MVP spent on his customized “title” belt. Braxton then says she was actually going to ask about the actual champ, Apollo Crews and MVP’s match tonight. Lashley interrupts stating Crews is not a champ. MVP says he spent a mint to have personalized the championship belt over his shoulder because he knows he’s going to win. MVP goes on to state that all he wanted to do was mentor him, but now things have changed. MVP finishes by stating it’s not smart or wise to disrespect MVP or Bobby Lashley.
Return To Stanford and Rosenberg
Next to be discussed at the podium is the “Eye for an Eye” Match between Seth Rollins. We head into the Promo for the match-up.
Seth Rollins and Rey Mysterio Promo
We head into a video package highlighting the events between Monday Night Messiah Seth Rollins and Rey Mysterio leading up to the Eye for an Eye Match set for Extreme Rules tonight.
Extreme Rules Kick-Off Show Match-Up
Kevin Owens vs. Murphy
After giving their in-depth analysis and insight into the first-ever “Eye For An Eye Match” between “The Monday Night Messiah” Seth Rollins and Rey Mysterio at tonight’s show, we send things down to ringside for our first bout of the evening at The Horror Show At Extreme Rules.
From there, the announce team of Tom Phillips, Samoa Joe and Byron Saxton welcome us to the commentary desk where they prepare us for the pre-show match of the evening.
With that said, we hear the theme of Kevin Owens and he makes his way down to the ring. Out next is his opponent for the Kickoff Show singles bout, Murphy.
As soon as the bell sounds, Owens charges at Murphy and looks to immediately take him out of there. Owens goes for the Cutter a few times but Murphy ultimately avoids it.
Murphy ends up taking over for a run in the offensive driver’s seat, however Owens ends up slamming Murphy into the corner and following up with a running cannonball that gets the crowd inside the WWE PC alive and on their feet.
Owens blasts Murphy with some chops in the corner and then puts Murphy on the top turnbuckle. He hooks his arm looking for a super-plex, however Murphy punches and forearm-blasts his way out of there, knocking Owens down to the mat.
He comes flying off seconds later and nails Owens with double-knees on the way down for a near fall. Owens ends up turning the tables on Murphy and takes over the offensive control after a beautiful moonsault that led to a big Stunner from Owens for the pin fall victory.
Winner: Kevin Owens
That does it for the Kick-Off Show with only minutes until the main show on the WWE Network where the Extreme Rules: The Horror Show 2020 is set to air live at 7:00 pm EST.
Extreme Rules: The Horror Show 2020 Pay-Per-View
WWE Forever leads us into the opening sequence for WWE Extreme Rules: The Horror Show as flashes of dangerous and frightful images appear on the screen adding, “There’s No Going Back”. We see each match-up and their opponent. The video ends with Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman’s maniacal laughter and then a random scream as the image cuts.
Tag-Team Championship Title Match
The New Day vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro
We enter the arena for the first match-up of the Extreme Rules: Horror Show 2020 pay-per-view. Over the speakers we hear, “Aww people at home, don’t you dare be sour! Clap for your world famous eight time champs, and FEEL the power. It’s a new day, yes it is!” Kofi Kingston and Big E come scooting down the ramp, weaving in and out of tables that are already set up on the ramp. The camera pans ringside where several tables are set up against the barricade. Michael Cole and Corey Graves announce tonight’s match is brought to you by Snickers and Dollar General.
The match is officially announced for the Tag-Team Championship where the first team to put an opponent through a table will be declared the winner. Out next are Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura as Cesaro’s music sounds, followed by Nakamura’s. The tag-team make their way down the ramp together where they meet with their opponents Kofi Kingston and Big E of The New Day inside the ring.
We see a clip from SmackDown 2 weeks ago where Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura attack Kofi Kingston and Big E with Cesaro slamming Kingston through Big E as Big E went through the table. We return to the ring, the referee signals for the bell. The bell rings and the match begins. All four superstars are in the ring and an all out brawl ensues!
Big Uppercut by Cesaro to Big E. A Stomp by Kofi Kingston for the counter. Kingston with a Splash in the corner to Cesaro followed by Big E planting Cesaro with a Belly to Belly. New Day look to introduce the first table into the match, Nakamura and Cesaro stop them at ringside. Big E slams Kingston into Nakamura who flies backwards into the plexiglas. Next they focus on Cesaro as Kingston states, “That’s what you wanted!”
Cesaro with a Military Press of Kofi Kingston who is able to kick free. Big E with a Spear, driving Cesaro to ringside. The crowd begins to stomp to the beat of “You. Cannot. You. Cannot.” Kingston and Big E put Cesaro on a table at the bottom of the ramp then return to the ring. Kingston off the ropes as Big E launches Kingston to the outside where Cesaro and Nakamura are waiting with a table, slamming it into the face of Kingston stopping him in his tracks at ringside.
Kingston lands with a Trust Fall onto Nakamura. Meanwhile, Big E Stomps away on Cesaro in the corner inside the ring. Big E tries putting Nakamura through a table, however he doesn’t have any luck. Now we watch as Big E hits a big spear on Cesaro as he’s standing on the ring apron. The momentum nearly puts Cesaro through a table set up on the floor, however they just miss it on their way through the ropes. Moments later, Kingston goes for a Tope Suicida to the floor, but as he soars through the ropes, Nakamura and Cesaro swing a table and blast him on his way down.
Nakamura and Cesaro end up stacking two tables on top of each other and Cesaro hoists Kingston up on the top-rope and Power Bombs him through the two tables to end the match. We have new SmackDown Tag-Team Champions.
Winners and NEW SmackDown Tag-Team Champions: Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura
After the Match
Cesaro walks over to Michael Cole and states, “What did I tell ya a couple weeks ago? Actions speak louder than words.” as Cesaro taps the Tag-Team Championship belt he placed on the announcer’s table in front of Cole.
Kingston still lays beneath the crushed tables, not moving as Cesaro and Nakamura walk by him and set up a table where they pose with their new championship belts. We head to commercial.
Backstage – Nikki Cross, Alexa Bliss, Asuka, & Kairi Sane
As we return Asuka and Kairi Sane are helping hype Nikki Cross for her match, then Alexa Bliss also hypes her tag-team partner, Cross. As Cross goes to head to the ring up the stairs, Sane states, “Even if you lose, we will still be your friends!” which makes Cross’s smile fade with confusion for a moment… then Asuka and Alexa cheer and smile pushing Nikki on.
Nikki Cross (w/ Alexa Bliss) vs. Bayley (w/ Sasha Banks)
We head into the arena where Nikki Cross makes her way down the ramp towards the ring, accompanied by her tag-team partner Alexa Bliss for support. Nikki jumps around the ring, all smiles as she awaits her opponent for the evening.
Out next is Bayley “Dos Straps” who is accompanied by her bestie and tag-team partner, Sasha Banks. They make their way down the ramp and towards the ring. Bayley and Sasha pose with their championship title belts as Bayley enters the ring, laughing at Nikki Cross.
The match is officially announced as a SmackDown Women’s Championship Title Match scheduled for one-fall. Nikki Cross announced first as she shakes and hypes herself up. Next is the SmackDown Women’s Champion, Bayley. The referee holds the title belt above his head, then signals for the bell.
The bell rings and this match is officially underway. Bayley powers Nikki into the corner to start things off, Slapping Nikki across the face. A Waist-Lock on Bayley who shakes Nikki off. “Dos straps…” Bayley reminds Nikki. Alexa Bliss shouts from ringside, “I believe in you!” Nikki Slaps Bayley across the face, pissing Bayley off. Nikki headed in for a Running Bulldog, Bayley stops short, Nikki with a take-down and 2-count, almost winning that quick!
Bayley quickly rolls to the outside, Nikki with a Tornado DDT using the apron to her advantage on the outside, then throwing Bayley back in as she heads to the top for a Crossbody Lateral Press for the two count. Again to the top for another Crossbody Lateral Press for yet another two count. Nikki looks to go to the top for the third time, Bayley exits the ring. Nikki off the apron with a Crossbody onto Bayley once again.
Bayley slams Nikki into the apron, then into the plexiglas. Bayley rolls Nikki back in for a cover of her own, getting a two-count as Nikki kicks out. “You think you’re all confident?” Bayley shouts an Nikki, mocking Alexa’s “We believe in you” comment from earlier. Bayley drops an elbow for another pin attempt, Nikki manages to squirm away.
Bayley slams her shoulder into the chest of Nikki, followed by a Snapmare take-down on Nikki. Chinlock by Bayley, Nikki rolls Bayley off. Bayley with multiple blows to the back of Nikki’s head. Bayley gets Nikki caught up in the apron then rains down forearms on Nikki. Bayley hears Nikki on the opposing side of the ring, Nikki made her way completely underneath the ring as the referee gets to the count of 7. Nikki with an Elbow in the corner as the two make their way back into the ring. Crossface on Bayley by Nikki. Bayley to Belly on Nikki for the cover, Nikki kicks out at two!!
Bayley looks stunned, then hits several strikes on Nikki. Sasha Banks looks concerned at ringside. Bayley lifts Nikki to the top turnbuckle with a Superplex drops Nikki to the canvas for another pin attempt. Once again Nikki kicks out. Nikki with a quick roll-up for the two count. Bayley kicks Nikki out of the ring. Bayley hugs Sasha Banks on the outside, then tries to slide through the ropes, Nikki catches her and slams Bayley into the ring post from the
Nikki with Thrust Strikes and drops Bayley to the canvas. Nikki off the ropes, knocking Bayley down. Nikki back with the frenzy, Running Bulldog on Bayley. Nikki heads to the top looking for the Exclamation Point, Bayley ducks under, Nikki rolls through. Rip Cord on Bayley for the two count! Nikki frustrated, drags Bayley to her feet for a Back Suplex, then a second Back Suplex. Bayley kicks out at two once again.
Nikki looks to go up top, Bayley knocks her off the turnbuckle and drops her for a two count. Nikki runs at the corner as Nikki side-steps, Bayley with a full head of steam into the turnbuckle. Nikki with a Neckbreaker off the apron on Bayley. The referee begins the count once again. Both re-enter at the count of seven. Clothesline by Bayley, Nikki counters for the cover, getting a two.
Banks up on the apron, distracting the referee, Bayley uses the “BOSS” brass knuckles on Nikki Cross, then Bayley to Belly for the three count!
Winner and STILL SmackDown Women’s Champion: Bayley
Firefly Fun House — The Horror Show At Extreme Rules Edition
We shoot to The Horror Show at Extreme Rules special edition of the Firefly Funhouse with Bray Wyatt. He talks about tonight being a creepy, scary show, but the scariest is yet to come. He asks for footage to be played and then complains and lectures someone for playing the wrong tape on purpose. Wyatt continues to show his mad scientist side off some more and the segment ends.
Apollo Crews Fails Pre-Match Physical, U.S. Title Match Off
We then shoot to the announce team that informs us that the scheduled United States Championship contest between Apollo Crews and MVP will not be happening tonight.
The announcers inform us that Apollo did show up to the WWE PC today, however he did not pass his pre-match physical and as a result the title bout is off.
They say the cause is an injury that Apollo suffered at the hands of MVP and Bobby Lashley on WWE Raw.
MVP and Bobby Lashley In-Ring Segment
As MVP and Lashley make their way down to the ring, we see highlights explaining the injury after that.
Once the highlights end, MVP gets on the mic and says due to forefit, the new United States Champion is … as he drops the mic he exits the ring and grabs the title. He brings it back in the ring and finishes by saying “… MVP!”
He poses with the title and his music plays again as he and Lashley exit the ring and head to the back.
Video Package – Road To The “Eye For An Eye” Match
Next we head to the video package which airs for the first-ever “Eye For An Eye Match” where the winner can only be determined when one wrestler extracts one of the eyes of their opponent. The stipulation for this match-up was placed by Rey Mysterio following Seth Rollins “crossing every barrier a man can cross” according to Mysterio.
Seth Rollins and future WWE Hall of Fame legend Rey Mysterio do battle next here at The Horror Show at Extreme Rules.
Eye For An Eye Match
Seth Rollins vs. Rey Mysterio
Rollins’ entrance theme hits the speakers in the arena as “The Monday Night Messiah” makes his way down the ramp to the ring. As Rollins enters the ring, he removes a set of plyers from his jacket pocket for the members in attendance at Extreme Rules to see.
Out next is Rey Mysterio. We hear the familiar entrance music of Mysterio and watch as he sprints down to the ring, joining the Monday Night Messiah. The referee signals for the bell. The bell sounds and Rey continues his speedy closing of the distance between himself and Rollins, as these two waste absolutely zero time in getting after it.
Rey goes for the 6-1-9 early on, but Rollins avoids it. Rollins immediately tries going after Rey’s eye, however Rey avoids it and starts going to work on Rollins. Rey pulls a table out from under the ring. Back in the ring, Rey again sets Rollins up for a 6-1-9, however Seth rolls out of the ring to avoid it.
On his way back in, Rollins blasts Rey in the gut. He goes to follow-up, but Mysterio nails him in the gut. He goes for a Flying Hurricanrana on Rollins while he is standing on the apron, however Rollins stops him and hoists him up and blasts him with a Falcon Arrow on the hardest part of the ring. Rey flops down to the floor afterwards and we are treated to some immediate replays of that awesome spot. When we return, Rollins starts looking to tear at the mask of Rey to enable himself to detatch one of Rey’s eyes for the win in this Eye For An Eye match later on.
The two continue to brawl outside the ring. Rey looks to grab a kendo stick that has been thrown in the ring, but Rollins grabs him from behind and tries scratching at his eyes. He takes him over to the corner of the ring steps, where all of this got started months ago, but Rey avoids the attack and the two return the action inside the ring. Rollins tries stabbing Rey in the eye with the tip of the kendo stick before throwing him out to the floor like a rag-doll.
Rey Mysterio with the broken kendo stick as he straddles Seth Rollins on the apron. Rollins struggles across the ring to the opposing side’s ropes. Rollins hangs over the middle ropes as Mysterio runs across the ring and delivers a 619 to Seth Rollins. Rollins still covering his damaged eye, tries to shove Mysterio eye-first into the steel stairs, Mysterio is able to break free, then deliver a Stomp to the back of Rollin’s head.
Mysterio grabs Seth Rollins and shoves him face first into the steel stairs, Rollins delivers a low-blow as Mysterio shoved Rollins closer into the sharp corner of the stairs. Rollins slams into Mysterio, shoving Mysterio into the barricade. Then a Stomp to Rollins follows as the crowd boos.
A clearly injured left eye of Seth Rollins as he turns towards Mysterio who is laying on the outside of the ring. “You did this!” Rollins shouts. Mysterio kicks at the stairs, Rollins holds the head of Mysterio and shoves it into the steel stairs. Rollins steps back, daring Mysterio to come closer. Rollins steps towards Mysterio gets a horrified look in his eyes as he retreats backwards and gets sick as he sees Mysterio’s eye is gone. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Seth Rollins
After the Match
Medics and WWE officials rush to Rey and we are informed that “it’s out.” They rush Rey to the back. Rollins pukes while this is going on, as what he did literally turned his stomach. As Rey disappears from view after being rushed backstage, Rollins looks around while everyone serving as crowd members boos and beats on the safety glass like pissed off HHL fans. Rollins slowly looks around before heading to the back.
Backstage – Bayley Interview
Bayley looks distraught as Kayla Braxton begins to speak. You just attained what some would call an afairious victory, After what happened to Rey Mysterio it must be hard to…” Bayley begins, “I know… I was a huge fan of Rey Mysterio growing up. He’s one of my favorite’s so. Look Rey, I know you have a long road ahead of you, but I hope you do… I just wanna tell you…” *Bayley smiles* “You are NOT seeing double vision! I am still Bayley ‘Dos Straps’!” as she slaps her two title belts together. Bayley then introduces Da Boss. Sasha states she will in just a few minutes be “Two Belts Banks” and clicks at Kayla. Bayley and Banks walk off.
Swamp Match Promo
Once again the Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman “Swamp Match” promo airs.
RAW Women’s Championship Title Match
Asuka (w/ Kairi Sane) vs. Sasha Banks (w/ Bayley)
As we return to the arena after the Swamp Match video package finishes, Asuka’s music sounds in the arena. Asuka and Kairi Sane make their way down the ramp and enter the ring where the two begin dancing back and forth.
Out next is The Legit Boss, Sasha Banks with her best friend, Bayley skipping like a mighty white girl with no rhythm as Banks completes her seductive and sassy entrance. The match is officially announced, the referee signals for the bell. The bell rings and the match begins.
The crowd immediately begins to chant, “Asuka! Asuka!” as Asuka ties up with Sasha Banks and ties Banks up in the corner. Banks counters, holding the hair of Asuka. Sasha gets a Headlock on Asuka, following up with multiple Knee Strikes to the face of Asuka. Sasha drives Asuka to the canvas as Asuka comes off the ropes.
Asuka laying flat on the mat lifts her leg straight up getting a Kick to the face of Sasha Banks. Sasha tries to lock in the Bank Statement, Asuka goes for the bottom rope, Banks releases and Stomps the hand of Asuka repetitively then goes for the cover. Banks goes for the cover, Asuka gets her left shoulder up. Banks shoves Asuka’s left shoulder down, Asuka gets her right shoulder up. Banks shoves Asuka’s right shoulder down. Asuka bridges up, Banks with a Knee to the midsection of Asuka. Asuka gets an Arm Bar on Sasha who quickly rolls to the bottom rope wrapping her leg over the bottom rope. Asuka delivers a Hip Attack to Sasha Banks throwing her to the outside of the ring. Asuka heads outside to throw Sasha back inside the ring, Sasha counters.
Banks looks for the Sunset Flip on Asuka who holds on to the ropes, then hits a Double Foot Stomp. Asuka follows up with a massive Knee Strike to the face of Sasha knocking her to ringside. Asuka looking for the Asuka Lock , Banks is able to get out of the move. Banks twisting the fingers of Asuka, the referee finally pulls Sasha off of Asuka as Kairi Sane begins shouting “Asuka! Asuka!” Sasha Banks locks in an Arm Bar, then a Double Arm Bar. Banks with multiple kicks to the chest of Asuka. Banks delivers Strikes in the corner on Asuka followed by Double Knees to the ribs of Asuka and again with the Knees to the ribs for the cover on Asuka. Asuka kicks out at two. Banks looks stunned as she gets back to her feet, dragging Asuka up by her hair.
Asuka finally delivers multiple kicks to Sasha. Sasha spins Asuka, Spinning Back Fist by Asuka, Sasha leaning in the corner, Sasha grabs Asuka with her legs and drops Asuka who counters with Double Knees, nearly knocking Banks out. Asuka goes for the Hip Attack, Banks able to evade. Banks attempts to rip Asuka off the apron, Asuka holds on to the top rope. Banks slams Asuka into the plexiglas. Banks with a Frog Splash off the top rope, Asuka kicks out at two. Banks hits the Bank Statement as Asuka is in the center of the ring. Asuka struggles to the side of the ring, finally getting to the bottom rope. Sasha stands up on the apron, “I’m the greatest ever Asuka, you wouldn’t be here without me!” Asuka with several strikes and then a Knee. Asuka hypes up as both women are back in the ring, Asuka for the two count, then Asuka unloads on Banks. Kick to the face, Banks kicks out at two! Asuka back to her feet hitting a German Suplex followed by the Hip Attack. Banks kicks out at two AGAIN!
Asuka goes for the Dropkick, Banks counters and gets a pin attempt for the two. The crowd is stomping and clapping at this point. Sasha heads to the top turnbuckle, Asuka meets her there. Banks with multiple elbows to counter the Superplex by Asuka. Asuka drops back to the canvas. Banks climbs to the top, Asuka with a Waist-Lock, Banks flips out and hits Double Knees. Sasha slips on the ropes and falls back to the canvas.
The referee asks if Sasha wants to quit, Sasha shouts in his face to get away as she shouts, “I’m the next champion! I have to be!” Asuka looking for the Asuka Lock! Bayley looks for the distraction. Bayley to Belly on Kairi on the outside. Back and forth pin attempts for two counts. Asuka locks in the Asuka Lock. Bayley enters the ring, ready to hit Asuka with her belt, Asuka with a Kick, knocks Bayley to the canvas. Sasha picks up the belt, the referee grabs the belt from Sasha. Asuka accidentally spits the green mist into the referee’s face.
Asuka gets the Asuka Lock. Bayley then strikes Asuka with the belt and Bayley removes the referee’s official shirt. She counts to three, but the bell doesn’t ring.
Banks gets out of the ring shouting at the official, “RING THE BELL! RING THE BELL” in fear, he rings the bell and snatches the belts out of the official’s hand. Bayley delivers the title belt to Sasha Banks telling her “she did it”.
Winner? And NEW RAW Women’s Champion?: Sasha Banks
After the Match
Da Boss and Bayley Dos Straps mock Asuka as they make their way up the ramp, Bayley holds up “three” as she heads to the back, Asuka looking stunned in the ring.
Backstage – Rey Mysterio Update
Kayla Braxton is standing outside of the WWE Medic’s office where she states Rey Mysterio is currently getting medical care for his injuries and for more updates, go to WWE.com
Video Package – Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler
The video package for our WWE Championship bout of the evening between Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler airs. The match, which still has yet to announce the special stipulation, is up next here at The Horror Show At Extreme Rules.
WWE Title Match
Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler
After the video package wraps up, we head back inside the WWE PC where Dolph Ziggler makes his way down to the ring. Out next is the reigning title-holder coming into the contest, Drew McIntyre.
Both men are in the ring now and the ring announcer does the formal pre-match introductions as McIntyre stands with a look of confusion on his face awaiting to hear what stipulation will be added to this match, where his title will be on-the-line.
Following the official introductions by the ring announcer, Ziggler gets on the mic and brags about being smarter than Drew. He says this WWE Title match will be under “Extreme Rules,” but for Dolph Ziggler only. If McIntyre runs away and gets counted out, Ziggler wins the title. If he gets purposely disqualified, Ziggler wins the title.
The bell sounds and this one is now officially underway. Ziggler immediately runs out to the floor and goes under the ring. He grabs a foreign object and blatantly blasts Drew as he comes out after him. Drew ends up using his size and strength advantage to establish the early offensive lead in this one regardless, until once again Ziggler uses a weapon blatantly to turn the momentum in his favor.
Once back in the ring, McIntyre takes over on offense again, as the rules are only benefitting Ziggler in spots thus far. Drew clotheslines Ziggler over the top-rope and out to the floor. Ziggler shoves McIntyre face-first into the ring post and then yanks him pony-tail first into the plexiglass near the ringside barricade. “The Show Off” grabs a table from under the ring and sets it up on the floor right outside the ring.
McIntyre goes out after him and punches Ziggler before hoisting him up for a suplex. He nearly suplexes Ziggler through the table, however on his way down he realizes what that would mean and moves just in time, suplexing Ziggler on the regular mats surrounding the concrete floor around the ring. The action resumes inside the squared circle where McIntyre hits a nice fall-away slam before taunting Ziggler, saying “I can do this all night!”
As Ziggler slowly crawls up McIntyre’s body, once prone on his feet again, he blatantly blasts “The Scottish Psychopath” in his Scottish family jewels before heading out to the floor to retrieve a steel chair. Once he has said-chair, Ziggler returns to the ring and bashes it across McIntyre’s back over and over and over and over and over again. He tries covering him after about five or so chair shots, but McIntyre is still able to get his shoulder up before the referee’s hand hits the mat three times.
On the floor, McIntyre nails Ziggler with a belly-to-back suplex. He takes Ziggler up on top of an announce table near the ring looking to hit him with another one. Instead, however, Dolph knocks Drew off the table and leaps off after him, nailing him on the way down with a Fame-Asser. Back in the ring, Ziggler leaps on McIntyre’s back at the perfect time, locking in a sleeper hold that brings the WWE Champion down to one knee. He eventually gets back to his feet, where Ziggler throws him into the ring post from inside the ring — twice. McIntyre nails Ziggler with a clothesline that turns “The Show Off” inside out.
Both men are down now. Ziggler rolls to the floor. Drew goes out after him. Drew slingshots Dolph face-first into the plexiglas near the ring barricade. The action gets back in the ring where McIntyre hits Ziggler with a reverse-Alabama Slam with authority. The fans stomp and clap sensing the finish for Drew. He calls for the Claymore Kick and goes for it, but Ziggler catches him coming in with a steel chair shot. He follows that up with a Zig-Zag for a pin attempt, however he only gets a count of two.
Ziggler sends McIntyre out to the floor. He puts him on the table that was set out earlier in the bout. He heads back into the ring and climbs up to the top rope. Ziggler jumps up — real high — before flying out to the floor where he lands on top of McIntyre with a flying elbow smash that puts him through the table violently. McIntyre is down and the ref begins his count. Remember if he is counted out, he loses the title. He ends up making it to the ring just before the count of ten.
McIntyre hits one of his semi-finishers once back in the ring, however moments later Ziggler nails him with a Fame-Asser and a Zig-Zag before blasting him with one final high spot. He covers him, but Drew still somehow finds a way to kick out before the count of three. A frustrated Ziggler shouts out, “Why won’t you die?!?!” He continues to lose his cool, looking around the ring at all the weapons. He ends up clearing the ring of said weapons before letting out a war cry as the announcers hype up something big.
Dolph shouts that it is his time as he waits for McIntyre to make it back to his feet. He is slamming his foot down in the corner, ala Heartbreak Kid waiting to land Sweet Chin Music. As Drew slowly starts to get back to a standing position, Dolph loads up for a super kick but walks right into a Claymore Kick that McIntyre threw out of nowhere with lightning-like speed. He covers Ziggler and scores the pin, retaining his title despite the odds being stacked against him with the unique stipulations Ziggler set at the start of the bout.
Winner and STILL WWE Champion: Drew McIntyre
Wyatt Swamp Fight
Bray Wyatt vs. Braun Strowman
With the WWE Championship match in the rear view mirror, it’s time to head to the first-ever “Wyatt Swamp Fight” between Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman.
The video package for the second match in a row between former Wyatt Family allies at a WWE pay-per-view wraps up, and it’s now time to send things to the latest “Cinematic experience” produced by WWE.
We head to the Wyatt Swamp Fight location and it doesn’t take long before mind games and general oddness starts taking place, with Wyatt benefiting and Strowman suffering.
Wyatt has Strowman down early and is talking about how things used to be and how they didn’t have to get to where they are today. He uses mind games against Braun, distracting him with old Wyatt Family references.
Next, we see Wyatt point out something or someone approaching Strowman. It looks like someone holding a giant snake. The snake strikes right at the camera, seemingly signifying that Strowman was attacked.
Strowman is duking it out with someone other than Wyatt now, although he is having his way with him. Strowman takes the man out near a camp fire that is blazing in the background. The man ends up catching on fire and running around in flames while Strowman laughs like a psycho as if he’s enjoying it.
From there, we see the screen cut away and when it returns, we see another figure approaching or calling out to Strowman. This time, it appears to be Alexa Bliss. She talks about how she knows he’s always had feelings for her and teases him with the thought of enjoying the life together she knows he has always wanted.
Clips from them working together, such as in the Mixed Match Challenge Series, are shown, as Bliss, dressed up like Sister Abigail, continues to taunt/haunt Strowman’s imagination.
This leads to the fight breaking out between Strowman and Wyatt again. This time, they brawl near a swamp and we see Wyatt using all kinds of tricks. Finally, Strowman beats him down and throws him in the swamp. He stands and stares before finally thinking it’s over. He even says as much.
Then out of nowhere, Wyatt pops back up from the swamp after the screen almost seemed to be fading out to end the show. Things get going again, however this time, when Wyatt disappears, he resurfaces as his alter-ego, “The Fiend.”
The Horror Show at Extreme Rules 2020 goes off the air with a close-up of the face of “The Fiend” mask as we hear evil laughter. (This will likely build up to the rumored third and final bout between Wyatt and Strowman, with Wyatt facing “The Monster Among Men” as his “Fiend” persona for the Universal Title at WWE SummerSlam next month. This was never officially announced on the PPV, however.)