Let’s take a look at the top 20 news stories of the day from the world of WWE (Brock Lesnar, John Cena, SummerSlam 2017) & Professional Wrestling:
20. Huge Main Event Announced For Extreme Rules 2017, Kendo Stick On A Pole Match Added, Raw Star Suffers His First Loss On The WWE Main Roster, Heel Turn On Raw
– On tonight’s episode of Raw, it was announced that a Fatal 5 way match will take place in the main event of Extreme Rules 2017 to determine the #1 contender for Brock Lesnar’s WWE Universal Championship.
Also, four Title matches were added to Extreme Rules 2017, including a “Kendo Stick on a Pole” match. Below is the updated match card for Extreme Rules 2017:
– Fatal 5 Way Match To Crown The #1 Contender For The WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Samoa Joe
– Intercontinental Championship Match: Dean Ambrose (c) vs. The Miz
– Kendo Stick On A Pole Match For The Raw Women’s Championship: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Bayley
– Raw Tag Team Championship Match: The Hardy Boyz (c) vs. Cesaro & Sheamus
– WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Neville (c) vs. Austin Aries
– Also on tonight’s episode of Raw, the first ever WWE Universal Champion Finn Balor suffered his first clean loss on the WWE main roster when he lost to “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns.
Balor & Reigns faced off on Raw last year as well and Balor ended up winning that match.
– Also on tonight’s episode of Raw, Goldust turned heel on his tag team partner R-Truth by attacking him before their scheduled tag team match.
— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2017
After beating the crap out of R-Truth, Goldust ended things by saying “that’s what’s up!”.