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WWE SummerSlam 2014 PPV Preview

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WWE SummerSlam 2014 PPV Preview

John Cena is the current WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

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If you got to this page looking for results from WWE Battleground 2014, click here for a full recap of the show or scroll down a few paragraphs for the results.

WWE presents SummerSlam live on PPV and the WWE Network on Sunday, August 17 at 8 PM ET. This event will be broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

Matches Announced For This Show (Keep checking back for more updates)

WWE World Heavyweight Championship: Champion John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar
Events leading to this match: WWE COO Triple H is determined to make sure that John Cena doesn't represent the company as its champion.  Plan A (Randy Orton) and Plan B (Seth Rollins) are being prevented from reaching Triple H's championship goals by Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose, respectively.  Triple H's Plan C is more impressive than his prior two plans.  Brock Lesnar hasn't wrestled since WrestleMania XXX.  At that show, he did something no other WWE superstar had done before.  He ended Undertaker's 21-0 streak at WrestleMania.

Results of the Prior Three WWE PPV Events

Battleground 2014 - Tampa Bay Times Forum; Tampa, FL  7/20/14

  • 2-out-of-3 Falls Match for the WWE Tag Team Championship: Champions The Usos beat The Wyatt Family 2-1
  • Divas Championship: Champion AJ Lee beat Paige
  • Rusev beat Jack Swagger via count out
  • Seth Rollins beat Dean Ambrose via forfeit
  • Chris Jericho beat Bray Wyatt
  • 20-Man Battle Royal for the Vacant Intercontinental Championship:  The Miz won by last eliminating Dolph Ziggler
  • Fatal 4-Way Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship: Champion John Cena beat Kane, Roman Reigns and Randy Orton

Money in the Bank 2014 - TD Garden; Boston, MA  2/29/14

  • WWE Tag Team Championship: Champions Jimmy & Jey Uso beat The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper & Erick Rowan)
  • Divas Championship: Champion Paige beat Naomi
  • Adam Rose beat Damien Sandow
  • Money in the Bank Contract Ladder Match: Seth Rollins beat Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, Kofi Kingston and Rob Van Dam
  • Stardust & Goldust beat Rybaxel (Ryback & Curtis Axel)
  • Rusev beat Big E
  • Layla beat Summer Rae in a match featuring Fandango as the special guest referee
  • Ladder Match for the Vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship: John Cena beat Randy Orton, Kane, Sheamus, Roman Reigns, Alberto Del Rio, Bray Wyatt, and Cesaro

Payback 2014 - Allstate Arena; Chicago, IL  6/1/14

  • United States Championship: Champion Sheamus beat Cesaro
  • Curtis Axel & Ryback beat Cody Rhodes & Goldust
  • Rusev beat Big E
  • The match between Kofi Kingston and Bo Dallas never began due to Kane's interference
  • Intercontinental Championship: Championship Bad News Barrett beat Rob Van Dam
  • Brie Bella quit the company which allowed her husband, Daniel Bryan, to continue his reign as WWE World Heavyweight Champion
  • Last Man Standing Match: John Cena beat Bray Wyatt
  • Divas Championship: Champion Paige beat Alicia Fox
  • No Holds Barred Elimination Match: The Shield (Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins) beat Evolution (Triple H, Randy Orton & Batista)
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