Sunday, August 17, 2014

WWE SummerSlam 2014 Results Coverage (Updated)

The WWE SummerSlam 2014 pay-per-view results arrive on Sunday, August 18 from Los Angeles, California, with multiple superstars and divas in action on what appears to be an entertaining card. As the main event, John Cena attempts to slay "the Beast" Brock Lesnar and retain the WWE World Heavyweight title. In grudge matches, Brie Bella tries to fight to get her job back as she faces Stephanie McMahon, who is returning to the ring for the first time in a while. Roman Reigns attempts to dismantle Randy Orton, while Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose will finally hook up in a Lumberjack match, where there's no escape. That's not to mention several other feuds and titles matches on the card!

Predictions have already hit the internet based on odds for who will win the various matches. Cena has been listed as the underdog tonight against Brock Lesnar, or at least to lose the title before the conclusion of SummerSlam. That may very well mean that either Lesnar defeats Cena, or Seth Rollins cashes in his MITB briefcase on Cena for the title win.

Other stipulations for matches tonight are listed below. Chris Jericho should get a "clean" one-on-one match with Bray Wyatt, with no outside interference from Harper or Rowan. As of this report, there are no scheduled U.S. or tag team titles matches. However, there is a free "kickoff" match as of 7:30 p.m. EST with Rob Van Dam taking on Cesaro ahead of the main show.

The main pay-per-view gets started at 8 p.m. EST live online through WWE Network. As results occur, the match-by-match updated recaps and results will be listed below. You can refresh this page during the event: click here to see the latest updated results.

Listed below are all of the latest matches on the SummerSlam card and the latest results.

Rob Van Dam vs. Cesaro - Kickoff Show Match

At one point, RVD climbed onto the corner turnbuckle after beating up Cesaro on the outside. He tried for the Five Star, but Cesaro rushed over to uppercut him. Cesaro went for a superplex but RVD fought him off shoving him to the mat. Another prep for the Five Star with another uppercut from Cesaro to stop it. Cesaro tried yet another superplex with RVD fighting him off. RVD went for the Five Star but Cesaro got him with an uppercut. He went for the pinfall, with RVD getting an arm up at the last second. The two traded more moves with RVD able to kick Cesaro down. He finally set up and hit a Five Star Frogsplash for the win.

Winner: Rob Van Dam defeated Cesaro via pinfall.

Hollywood Hulk Hogan arrived out to deliver a promo speech about SummerSlam being on WWE Network for $9.99. He got the crowd to chime in every time he said the price of the monthly subscription. Hogan closed with his “Whatcha gonna do, when the WWE Network, Hulk Hogan and SummerSlam run wild on you!”

Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz
Intercontinental Title match

Prior to the match, Miz cut a promo about being the biggest star there tonight and said he'd embarrass Ziggler in the ring. In the match, there were several near finishes, including The Miz hitting Skullcrushing Finale after an attempted Zig Zag. Ziggler barely kicked out. Later in the match, Miz went for a big boot to Ziggler’s face when Dolph sat up on the mat. Dolph ducked the kick, then got up and quickly hit the Zig Zag for the win to become the new Intercontinental Champion.

Winner: Dolph Ziggler defeated The Miz via pinfall to become new Intercontinental Champion.

Paige vs. A.J. Lee
Divas Championship Match

Late in the match, Paige went for a move but AJ countered and put on the Black Widow submission. Paige struggled a bit and got her arm under AJ’s then countered with the Ram-Paige to DDT AJ into the mat. Paige took the pinfall from there with AJ knocked out. Paige is the new Divas Champion. Post-match, she celebrated by skipping a bit and hugging AJ Lee on the mat.

Winner: Paige defeated AJ Lee via pinfall to become new Divas Champion.

Jack Swagger vs. Rusev - Flag Match

Pre-match, Swagger rushed over and attacked Rusev, slapping the ankle lock on him. Lana screamed at the ref to break it up and told the ref Rusev wouldn’t compete because the American cheated. The ref still called for the bell to start the match. Late in the match, Rusev had the advantage and Lana screamed at him to put on The Accolade. He went for it but his ankle was still hurting from Swagger attacking him pre-bell. Swagger turned it into an Ankle Lock and it looked like Rusev was in trouble for a while, he struggled to try to reach the ropes, then turned over and kicked Swagger in the ribs to escape. Later in the match, Rusev came back, hit a huge splash on Swagger’s ribs and then put on The Accolade to make Swagger pass out. Post-match, Lana ordered Rusev to kick Zeb down as he was checking on Swagger.

Winner: Rusev defeated Jack Swagger via referee's decision when Swagger passed out in The Accolade. The Russian flag was unveiled and the country's anthem was played for the winner.

Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins
Lumberjack Match

Lumberjacks around the ring included Bo Dallas, Fandango, Sin Cara, Kofi, RVD, Cesaro, Usos, Goldust and Stardust, Heath Slater, Titus O’Neil, R-Truth, Harper and Rowan, Damien Sandow and RybAxel. The camera and announce crew pointed out Michelle Beadle and Bill Simmons each in the crowd watching SummerSlam. Early on, both men were knocked to the outside but the lumberjacks quickly rolled them back in to the ring. At one point, a huge brawl occurred outside the ring. Rollins got backdropped into the crowd on a chair, but the lumberjacks grabbed Ambrose and shoved him back in the ring. Rollins tried to leave through the crowd but Ambrose chased after him into the crowd. Eventually, Kane came marching down the ramp in his business suit and started yelling at Lumberjacks to go get the guys in the crowd.

The heel jacks went and grabbed Ambrose to bring back to the ring. Rollins tried to take off again, but several of the face jacks cut him off and then they carried him down the ramp to the ring. Ambrose was ready on the top rope and launched off to crash down on everyone including Rollins.  Moments later back in the ring, Ambrose had control and hit Rollins own move for a pinfall attempt. However, Kane came in and broke up the pin. Goldust got in the ring to get in Kane's face, but Kane punched him down. That caused another huge brawl, this time in the ring. Wrestlers cleared one another out of the ring, with Harper and Rowan left over. Ambrose was able to dump each guy out, but Rollins had snuck back in with the MITB briefcase and clocked him in the face, then fell on Ambrose for the pinfall.

Winner: Seth Rollins defeated Dean Ambrose via pinfall in a Lumberjack Match.

Chris Jericho vs. Bray Wyatt

Luke Harper and Erick Rowan have been banned from appearing at ringside to help out Bray Wyatt. At one point in the match, Y2J got the Walls of Jericho on Bray, but he managed to get to the ropes to break it. Jericho had a Codebreaker at one point but Wyatt escaped the pinfall. Late in the match, Wyatt took the fight to the outside. He was able to hit Sister Abigail on the outside, smashing Jericho into the barricade. Once he got Jericho back in the ring, he hit Sister Abigail for the victory. Post-match, Bray got on the mic saying “Poor poor Chris Jericho, he finally knows what it means to follow the buzzards.” Bray broke out into singing “He’s got the whole world in his hands..” with the crowd joining along.

Winner: Bray Wyatt defeated Chris Jericho via pinfall.

Brie Bella vs. Stephanie McMahon

Brie got the advantage late and was repeatedly hitting “Yes” kicks on Brie in the corner. Eventually, Triple H came marching down the ramp and got up on the apron to complain about Brie’s attacks. Nikki came walking down the ramp right behind HHH as if she was there to root for her sister. At one point, Brie had a Yes Lock on Stephanie, but HHH yanked the ref outside. Brie saw it, got up and then delivered a slide drop-kick into HHH to take him down, before doing Yes chants over him on the outside. Brie and Nikki eventually were both in the ring, seeming to have Stephanie trapped in the middle. Steph backed into Brie, then stood up and turned. Nikki shoved Steph down, then punched her sister in the face, knocking Brie to the mat. Brie left the ring, and Steph set up and hit the Pedigree on Brie as HHH put the ref back in. The referee counted the 1-2-3 giving Stephanie the win. Brie eventually backed up the ramp looking like she had no choice but to do what she did. Meanwhile, HHH and Steph both stayed in the ring to celebrate and mock the Yes chant over the fallen Brie.

Winner: Stephanie McMahon defeated Brie Bella via pinfall. 

Roman Reigns vs. Randy Orton

Reigns hit a Superman punch at one spot, then prepared in the corner for a running Spear. He went for it once Orton stood up, but Orton reacted and caught him for the powerslam and near fall. Moments later, Orton did the DDT with Reigns hanging from the middle rope. He dropped down and got ready for the RKO but when he tried it, Reigns shoved him away to the ropes. Orton avoided a charge, and Reigns tried to throw a Superman punch with Orton countering to the RKO. He had the pinfall and looked like the winner, but Reigns got a shoulder up before 3 to shock the crowd. Orton decided to try for a punt kick but failed on the attempt. Moments later, Reigns ducked a clothesline, ran the ropes and then hit a huge Spear to take Orton down for the pin.

Winner: Roman Reigns defeated Randy Orton via pinfall.

Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena
WWE World Heavyweight Title match

Cena came out punching early, but Brock quickly turned things around and 30 seconds into it hoisted Cena up for the F5. He connected on it, but Cena kicked out before 3. Brock continued to dominate things from there. After one spot, Lesnar stood on Cena’s hand for a while then stepped on it. He hit about 3 German duplexes in a row, tossing Cena around like a rag doll. Two more German Suplexes came moments later. Cena finally got some fight in him and started to battle back with repeated clotheslines from the ropes. Brock retaliated and got Cena up for the F5, but Cena got out and put Brock into the AA, hitting it for a near fall. Brock mocked The Undertaker by sitting up after. Brock was able to get in control again and pounced on Cena to punch away at him MMA-style. The ref warned Brock to back off and eventually he did. 

A barrage of German Suplexes came with Brock slamming Cena around on the mat. Lesnar told the ref to ask Cena if he quit. As Lesnar was arguing, Cena got his leg to bring him down and put on the STF. Lesnar fought it and didn’t tap, then rolled over towards the corner. He got on Cena to start punching away on Cena’s head again UFC-style. From there, he managed to get Cena up on his shoulders, hit the F5 and easily made the 1-2-3 for the win. Brock Lesnar is the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion after dominating Cena.

Post-match, Heyman gloated as Lesnar was awarded the two title belts. They posed up on the ramp with refs and training staff checking on Cena in the ring as the announcers talked about it being a one-sided dominant match with the 15-time champion being decimated. Cole noted that Lesnar hit 16 German suplexes on Cena throughout the match. SummerSlam closed as Heyman and Lesnar were heading backstage with the title belts.

Winner: Brock Lesnar defeated John Cena via pinfall to become new WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

Tonight's Pay-Per-View runs from 8 p.m. EST through 11 p.m. EST (approximately). Remember it's available on various cable service providers around the states and outside the states, as well as on the WWE Network with live online coverage through a variety of devices. Once the SummerSlam event has concluded, all official results should be updated above, so keep checking back! Also remember, to check out Monday's episode of Raw for any fallout or follow-ups from tonight's big SummerSlam pay-per-view from Los Angeles!

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