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Extreme Rules (2016)

2016 WWE pay-per-view and WWE Network event

Extreme Rules (2016) was a wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) made by WWE. The event was held on May 22, 2016. It took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.[1] It was the eighth annual Extreme Rules.

Extreme Rules (2016)
"Fire" by PVRIS
SponsorTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
DateMay 22, 2016
VenuePrudential Center
CityNewark, New Jersey
Pay-per-view chronology
Payback (2016) Extreme Rules (2016) Money in the Bank (2016)
Extreme Rules chronology
Extreme Rules (2015) Extreme Rules (2016)

Eight wrestling matches take place on the event. In the most important match, Roman Reigns beat AJ Styles in a Extreme Rules match to keep his WWE World Heavyweight Championship.[2]

The event had mixed evaluations. Critics praised the matches for the Intercontinental Championship and WWE World Heavyweight Championship. However, the rest of the show was not well received.[3]



  1. "Get Extreme Rules tickets now". WWE. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Melok, Bobby. "WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns def. AJ Styles (Extreme Rules Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  3. Caldwell, James (May 22, 2016). "5/22 WWE Extreme Rules PPV Results – Caldwell's Complete Live Report". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  4. Taylor, Scott. "Baron Corbin def. Dolph Ziggler (No Disqualification Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  5. Benigno, Anthony. "Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson def. The Usos (Tag Team Tornado Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  6. Adkins, Greg. "Rusev def. United States Champion Kalisto". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  7. Pappolla, Ryan. "WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day def. The Vaudevillains". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  8. Artus, Matthew. "Intercontinental Champion The Miz won a Fatal 4-Way Match". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  9. Murphy, Ryan. "Dean Ambrose def. Chris Jericho (Asylum Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.
  10. Burdick, Michael. "WWE Women's Champion Charlotte def. Natalya (Submission Match)". WWE. Retrieved May 22, 2016.

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