A new #1 contender for the WWE Title was crowned on SmackDown Live.
Rusev beat Big E, Daniel Bryan, The Miz, and Samoa Joe in a Gauntlet Match on this week’s episode of SmackDown Live in Toledo, OH at the Huntington Center on the USA Network.
This match ended up serving as the main event of this episode, which was the post-Money in the Bank show for the blue brand.
As a result of this win, Rusev will now challenge AJ Styles for the WWE Title at the upcoming Extreme Rules pay-per-view event that takes place on Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the PPG Paints Arena and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets.
– Multi-Man Match to Determine New #1 Contender for WWE Universal Title: Roman Reigns vs. Bobby Lashley vs. More Superstars TBA
– WWE Title Match: AJ Styles © vs. Rusev
– WWE Raw Women’s Title Match: Alexa Bliss © vs. Nia Jax
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