Battleground (2014)

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Battleground (2014)
Theme
song(s)
"Jungle" by Jamie N Commons and X Ambassadors (feat. Jay-Z)
Information
PromotionWWE
SponsorTakis
DateJuly 20, 2014
Attendance12,000
VenueTampa Bay Times Forum
CityTampa, Florida
Pay-per-view chronology
Money in the Bank (2014) Battleground (2014) SummerSlam (2014)
Battleground chronology
Battleground (2013) Battleground (2014) Battleground (2015)

Battleground (2014) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE. It took place on July 20, 2014 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida.[1] It was the second event under the Battleground chronology, with the event having originated in 2013.

Background[change | change source]

Battleground featured professional wrestling matches involving different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds, plots, and storylines that played out on WWE's primary television programs, Raw and SmackDown. Wrestlers portrayed heroes or villains as they followed a series of events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.[2][3]

Results[change | change source]

# Matches Stipulations Times[4]
Kickoff Adam Rose (with Summer Rae and Layla) defeated Fandango Singles match[5] 1:19
Cameron defeated Naomi Singles match[6] 3:18
1 The Usos (Jimmy and Jey Uso) (c) defeated The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) by 2–1[7] 2-out-of-3 falls Tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship[8] 18:50
2 AJ Lee (c) defeated Paige Singles match for the WWE Divas Championship[9] 7:48
3 Rusev (with Lana) defeated Jack Swagger (with Zeb Colter) by countout Singles match[10] 10:40
4 Seth Rollins defeated Dean Ambrose by forfeit Singles match N/A
5 Chris Jericho defeated Bray Wyatt Singles match[11] 15:04
6 The Miz won by last eliminating Dolph Ziggler 19-man battle royal for the vacant WWE Intercontinental Championship[12] 14:11
7 John Cena (c) defeated Kane, Randy Orton and Roman Reigns Fatal four-way match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship[13] 18:15
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

References[change | change source]

  1. Giri, Raj. "WWE Battleground Location, Mick Foley Hosting Comedy Show (Video), Evan Bourne Note". wrestlinginc.com. Raj Giri. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  2. Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  3. "Live & Televised Entertainment". WWE. Archived from the original on 18 November 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2012.
  4. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/PPVReports/2014/07/21/21820686.html
  5. Murphy, Mike. "Adam Rose vs. Fandango". WWE. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  6. Clapp, John. "Cameron vs. Naomi (Kickoff Match)". WWE. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  7. "WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos def. The Wyatt Family". WWE. Retrieved 2014-07-1. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. Pappolla, Ryan. "WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos vs. The Wyatt Family (2-out-of-3 Falls Match)". WWE. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  9. Clapp, John. "Divas Champion AJ Lee vs. Paige". WWE. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  10. Clapp, John. "Jack Swagger vs. Rusev". WWE. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  11. Clapp, John. "Chris Jericho vs. Bray Wyatt". WWE. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  12. Clapp, John. "Intercontinental Championship Battleground Battle Royal". WWE. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  13. Giannini, Alex. "WWE Championship Fatal 4-Way Match". WWE. Retrieved 1 July 2014.

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