WWE Extreme Rules 2022 Match Card: Full List Of Rules Of An ‘I Quit’ Match

The road to WWE’s next premium live event, Extreme Rules took an unexpected with this week’s fallout from Monday Night RAW with the addition of new and exciting matches to the already stacked card for the event. One of them is an I Quit match between Finn Balor and Edge, whose rules are not known to all fans.

The Extreme Rules event will emanate from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 8 with this edition being the first to be held in the month of October and on the day of Saturday instead of the traditional WWE pay-per-view slot of Sunday.


Speaking on the new addition, this week’s episode of RAW saw the return of the Rated-R Superstar Edge looking to seek redemption on the stable, Judgment Day for their heinous attack on the WWE Hall of Famer a couple of weeks ago.

Edge made the announcement that he will take on Finn Balor in a first time-ever dream match at Extreme Rules in an I Quit match. Ever since Edge made his miraculous comeback in 2020 after nine long years, fans had a lot of dream matches in mind for the 11-time World Champion, and Finn Balor was always on the top of the list. In fact, The Ultimate Opportunist himself revealed that he wanted to step in the ring against Balor in a one-on-one showdown somewhere down the line.

Over the years, this match type has been known to shorten careers and proved to be physically tormenting for competitors who show compassion and fighting spirit, given the match rules and conditions. Let’s take a closer look at what exactly is an I Quit match:


Complete List of Rules of I Quit Match in WWE:


Here is the list of all the rules relating to the dreadful and grueling I Quit match in the WWE:

  1. The match decision cannot happen via a pinfall, submission, or count-out.

2. The only way to win the match is to make your opponent say ‘I Quit. This is usually done after inflicting a gruesome amount of physical pain and torment to the point where the competitor cannot bear it any further and has to utter the two words for the match to come to an end.

3. An I Quit match involves no rules and the freedom for the competitors to use any legal weapons sanctioned by the WWE to inflict damage on their opponents.


4. The decision of the match does not pertain to the ring and could happen anywhere within the arena where the event and the match are taking place.

5. The match has a No-disqualification or No Holds Barred stipulation, which allows interference from other Superstars along with the use of weapons making it completely legal under the stipulated rules for the match.

When was the first ‘I Quit’ match in WWE?

The first ever “I quit” match took place in the National Wrestling Alliance at Starrcade on November 28, 1985. Magnum The match featured T. A. defeating Tully Blanchard in the grueling match (with a cage around the ring) for the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship.


How many ‘I Quit’ matches have happened in WWE so far?


WWE has seen a total of 24 I Quit matches with 18 featuring male WWE Superstars, 5 for the women, and 1 intergender match with the last one taking place at this year’s WrestleMania Backlash, where Ronda Rousey defeated Charlotte Flair to win the Smackdown Women’s Championship.


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