This will be Gulak's first title defense as he just won the title on the WWE Stomping Grounds Kickoff pre-show this past Sunday by winning a Triple Threat over Akira Tozawa and former champion Nese. Tonight's WWE 205 Live episode saw Nese face Tozawa in singles action with the winner becoming the new #1 contender for a title match at Extreme Rules.
The 2019 WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view will take place on July 14 from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. Below is the updated card:
WWE Title Match
Samoa Joe vs. Kofi Kingston (c)
SmackDown Women's Title Match
Alexa Bliss vs. Bayley (c)
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
Tony Nese vs. Drew Gulak (c)