Update on DISH Carrying Extreme Rules, New Matches Set for 5/17 ROH/New Japan Event, Punk at MLB Game

Nick Paglino

CM Punk at MLB Game

wwe Extreme Rules​CM Punk appeared on the big screen at yesterday's Chicago Cubs game, as Wrigley Field celebrated its 100th birthday.

Update on DISH Carrying Extreme Rules

Danielle Johnson of DISH Network has issued the following official statement regarding the carrying of WWE's Extreme Rules event:

"Dish continues to evaluate all WWE pay-per-view on an event-by-event basis. We will announce whether WWE's Extreme Rules will be available closer to its air date."

New Matches Set for 5/17 ROH/New Japan Event

ROH has announced the following matches for the 5/17 War of the Worlds event which is being co-promoted by New Japan Pro Wrestling:

-Adam Cole/Kevin Steen winner from Global Wars vs. Jushin "Thunder" Liger for the ROH World Championship

-"Rainmaker" Kazuchika Okada vs. "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship

-The Young Bucks vs. Red Dragon for the ROH Tag Team Championships

-Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows vs. The Briscoes for the IWGP Tag Team Championships

-Jay Lethal vs. KUSHIDA for the ROH TV Championship

-Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Steen/Adam Cole loser

-Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Michael Bennett

The event takes place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC and you can get more info at ROHWrestling.com.

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