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Jeff Hardy added to United States title match at WWE Extreme Rules

The United States Championship match at Extreme Rules is now a triple threat.

United States Champion Damian Priest will defend his title against Sheamus and Jeff Hardy in a triple threat match at Sunday's Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Hardy got added to the match by defeating Sheamus on Raw tonight.

Hardy hit the Twist of Fate and went for a Swanton Bomb during tonight's match, but Sheamus got his knees up. But when Sheamus went for White Noise, Hardy slipped out and pinned Sheamus to get the win.

Priest was on commentary for Sheamus vs. Hardy.  Following the match, a brawl between Priest and Sheamus was broken up by officials. The brawl began when Sheamus got in Priest's face and shoved him.

Priest won the United States title from Sheamus at SummerSlam last month. On Raw last week, Priest retained the title against Hardy after Hardy answered his open challenge.

Sheamus became the number one contender to Priest's title by defeating Drew McIntyre on Raw two weeks ago.

Extreme Rules is taking place at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Here's the updated card for the pay-per-view:

  • Universal Champion Roman Reigns defends against "The Demon" Finn Balor in an extreme rules match
  • SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch defends against Bianca Belair
  • United States Champion Damian Priest defends against Sheamus and Jeff Hardy in a triple threat match
  • Raw Women's Champion Charlotte Flair defends against Alexa Bliss
  • SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos defend against The Street Profits
  • Liv Morgan vs. Carmella