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Top 5 Moments From WWE EXTREME RULES 2016!

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Top 5 Moments From WWE EXTREME RULES 2016! Follow me on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/TomCushnie Extreme Rules (2016) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by WWE. It took place on May 22, 2016, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. It was the eighth event under the Extreme Rules chronology. The main event match was an Extreme Rules match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, the champion being Roman Reigns and the challenger being AJ Styles. In the first half of the match, Styles and Reigns brawled around the arena: Reigns was hit with a Phenomenal Forearm from the pre-show table, while Styles suffered a back body drop through an announce table. When Styles attacked Reigns' knee mid-way in the match, Reigns sold a knee injury at times, but he was still able to powerbomb Styles through another announce table, counter Styles' Phenomenal Forearm with a Superman Punch, and finally spear Styles at ringside. It followed that Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows gave Reigns a Boot of Doom and helped Styles cover Reigns, but Reigns kicked out. The Usos then interfered with superkicks and a diving splash on Styles, who kicked out before three.[19] At the final part of the match, after Reigns kicked out of a Styles Clash, Styles gave Reigns a second Styles Clash, this time on a chair. Styles covered Reigns after fighting off one of the Usos, but Reigns kicked out again. So, Styles wielded a chair and attacked Reigns and the Usos with it over a dozen times. Styles then tried a Phenomenal Forearm, only for Reigns to spear him in mid-air, resulting in a successful pinfall. Critics gave a mixed reception to the show, generally praising firstly the Intercontinental Championship four-way and secondly the main event WWE World Heavyweight Championship match and its post-match happenings, but the rest of the show was not as well received. James Caldwell of Pro Wrestling Torch said that it was "unfortunate there were so many finisher kick-outs on this show, but that seems to be the trend these days". Caldwell rated the four-way match the best of the show at 4.5 stars out of 5, commenting that "strong build-up" resulted in a "strong title match", with further positives including that the "Owens-Zayn feud was enhanced, Cesaro's amazing in-ring skills were captured, and Miz's post-Mania resurgence continued". The next-best rated match was the main event at 3.75 stars: a "very physical, PPV main event-worthy battle continuing to build up Styles's strong first year in WWE. Reigns plays the part well of a PPV main-eventer when matched up with the right opponent, like Styles, but not someone like Sheamus." The rest of the matches of the event were less well received, being rated either 2.25 or 2.5 stars. Corbin's pre-show performance showed he had "a lot of work to do to belong" on the main roster; the Tornado tag match was rushed and "disorganized"; Rusev winning the U.S. Championship was a positive; the tag title match was mostly a "basic TV-quality action" except for a "good nearfall for The Vaudevillains"; while the Asylum match had a "good" finish, but was dragged down by "an overly-gimmicky WWE cage match concept" and the "middle portion [being] a big struggle trying to follow the four-way". WWE Extreme Rules 2016 Results: Baron Corbin defeated Dolph Ziggler The Club (Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows) defeated The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) Rusev (with Lana) defeated Kalisto (c) The New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods) (c) (with Kofi Kingston) defeated The Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch) The Miz (c) (with Maryse) defeated Cesaro, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn Dean Ambrose defeated Chris Jericho Charlotte (c) defeated Natalya Roman Reigns (c) defeated AJ Styles