This year, Extreme Rules had a six week build-up after WrestleMania XXIX to create a heavily anticipated pay-per-view. Although there were some wrenches thrown in, Extreme Rules still should be in line to exhibit a solid show.
A lot of momentum was lost between WrestleMania and Extreme Rules. Although it's a common problem after the year's biggest show, the build toward the latest pay-per-view was even more sluggish than usual until picking up steam over the last few weeks.
One of the most exciting wrestling shows of the year is set for Sunday as Extreme Rules takes place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. While Extreme Rules isn't hyped as much as WrestleMania or SummerSlam, it is consistently entertaining and provides fans with great matches.
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The manager of Brock Lesnar and CM Punk spent years at the helm of ECW composing some of the most intriguing stories in wrestling history. Heyman may have not been able to keep ECW afloat financially, but his creativity, energy and innovation is a resource WWE needs to mine.
Upon his return to the ring last September, the rejuvenated Wade Barrett announced his intentions to reclaim his spot atop the SmackDown roster. After scoring several squash victories on both brands, Barrett looked to be headed on the right track.