When Rusev won a number one contender battle royal on Monday Night Raw last week, that meant he was getting a shot at Kalisto and the United States championship, though WWE never bothered to announce when it would take place. For whatever reason, they waited until today to make that announcement.
Not surprisingly, it will go down at the Extreme Rules pay-per-view (PPV) scheduled for Sun., May 22, 2016, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Rusev, after it was made official:
In honor of VICTORY DAY today I declare war to the Smelly BOY that hides behind mask @KalistoWWE at #ExtremeRules I take what's mine.— Rusev MACHKA (@RusevBUL) May 9, 2016
Here's the updated Extreme Rules match card:
- Roman Reigns vs. AJ Styles (WWE world heavyweight championship)
- Charlotte vs. Natalya (Women's championship)
- New Day vs. The Vaudevillains (Tag team championship)
- Kalisto vs. Rusev (US championship)