The card is almost full for this weekend's WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view, and the event includes some stand-out matches. But following this week's SmackDown tapings, another clash has been added to the show.
So far, we know Dolph Ziggler will be up against Baron Corbin in a No Disqualification match on the pre-show, The New Day will defend their Tag Team Championship against The Vaudevillians, Rusev will be taking on Kalisto for the United States Championship, and there will be a Submission match between Charlotte and Natalya for the Women's Championship.
We also know that a Fatal 4-Way will happen between The Miz, Cesaro, Sami Zayn, and Kevin Owens for the Intercontinental Championship, Dean Ambrose will face Chris Jericho in an Asylum match, and Roman Reigns will be defending the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against AJ Styles in an Extreme Rules match.
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Another match has been added after this week's SmackDown tapings (SPOILER ALERT); The Usos will go up against Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson in a Texas Tornado match according to Wrestling Inc. This adds up to a total of eight matches currently on the card for Extreme Rules.
The match between The Usos and Gallows and Anderson is a continuation of what has been happening recently on WWE programming. The two tag teams have also been part of groups called The Bloodline (The Usos and Reigns) and The Club (Gallows, Anderson, and Styles).
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Each tag team has been watching the back of their leader (Reigns and Styles, respectively) every single night, and now the two teams finally look set to clash at a WWE pay-per-view. This will be the first time Anderson competes on a pay-per-view and the first time Gallows competes at a pay-per-view for almost six years (SummerSlam 2010).
This isn't a matchup we haven't seen before, as The Usos have faced off against Anderson and Gallows several times since the latter pair started to appear on the WWE roster on April 11. However, The Club members have only come out victorious once in two-man tag team action, so they need to be put over at Extreme Rules to show that they can be a commanding force.
The Usos haven't received good booking either recently, but if Anderson and Gallows and The Club are ever going to be a dominant faction in the company, they need to start picking up wins cleanly, starting with this match.
Unless the WWE is suddenly going to start pushing The Bloodline over Reigns solo, The Club needs to be the stable that comes out victorious at the pay-per-view.