Just six nights to go before WWE Extreme Rules in Philadelphia, and the United States title match is now official: champion Ricochet puts the gold on the line against AJ Styles.
Styles faced Ricochet on the last two episodes of Raw, defeating him in a non-title match two weeks ago, before losing a title bout against him last week. Styles officially turned heel on Ricochet in the aftermath of the second match, beating him down with the help of Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson.
The card for Extreme Rules is now up to eight matches:
-WWE Universal/Raw Women’s championship winner-take-all match: Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch vs. Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans
-No Holds Barred tag team match: Roman Reigns and The Undertaker vs. Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre
-WWE championship: Kofi Kingston vs. Samoa Joe
-SmackDown Women’s championship: Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss
-Cruiserweight championship: Drew Gulak vs. Tony Nese
-SmackDown Tag Team championship: Daniel Bryan and Rowan vs. The New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods) vs. Heavy Machinery
-United States championship: Ricochet vs. AJ Styles
-Aleister Black vs. TBA