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Extreme Rules match previews: Featuring HHH vs. Brock Lesnar, John Cena vs. Ryback, and more!

Breaking down the entire "Extreme Rules" match card with complete previews for every advertised match on the card. The show will feature Ryback vs. John Cena, Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar, The Shield vs. Team Hell No and more!


Are you ready to get extreme? Then don't miss John Cena, Ryback, Alberto Del Rio, The Shield and all your favorite WWE Superstars in the one night a year when extreme times call for Extreme Rules. The action starts Sunday, May 19, at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

For all the ways to watch this annual event, which features most of the scheduled bouts contested with a hardcore stipulation, check with here.

The show features

HHH and Brock Lesnar will break the 1 - 1 tie of their epic series. The former UFC champ put the COO on the shelf at SummerSlam. The Game survived a war with his career on the line at WrestleMania 29. They'll settle their differences in a steel cage at the ScottTrade Center in St. Louis, MO.

The co-main event

It hasn't been smooth sailing for WWE Champion John Cena after finally vanquishing The Rock. Former ally Ryback is proving to be dangerous and hungry, and a bum ankle hardly allows the leader of the Cenation to stand on his own two feet. He'll need every ounce of hustle, loyalty and respect to come out of a last man standing match with a challenger who places by his own rules...#RybackRules.

In other action

The hottest faction to hit WWE is, well, forever gets their first shot at gold when Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins face tag team champions Team Hell No (Daniel Bryan & Kane) in a tornado tag match, while Dean Ambrose shoots for Kofi Kingston's United States championship.

Big names and bigger bodies collide when Mark Henry and Sheamus duel in a strap match, and Randy Orton and The Big Show brawl under truly extreme rules.

Even the build-up to Alberto Del Rio and Jack Swagger's spot on the card was extreme - it put World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger on the shelf with a concussion, and turned the latest face-off between these bitter rivals into an "I Quit" match for the #1 contendership.

Plus, Chris Jericho and Fandango dance again. Cody Rhodes and Miz will try to outdo one another and get the WWE Universe ready to rumble on the free pre-show.

In this StoryStream, we'll have previews of each and every match on the card. Stay tuned!

Click the links on each match below for the preview, as they are published:

HHH vs. Brock Lesnar

John Cena vs. Ryback

The Shield (Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins) vs. Team Hell No (Daniel Bryan & Kane)

Alberto Del Rio vs. Jack Swagger

Dean Ambrose vs. Kofi Kingston

Sheamus vs. Mark Henry

Randy Orton vs. The Big Show

Chris Jericho vs. Fandango

Cody Rhodes vs. The Miz