Now that WrestleMania XXX has wrapped up, the WWE has moved into a new phase that includes the push of a newer and younger crop of Superstars. Now we’ve arrived at WWE’s PPV…wait! We meant to say WWE’s “Special Event” Extreme Rules 2014. This show will be headlined by a huge six-man tag between The Shield and Evolution, John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt in a Steel Cage match and Daniel Bryan against Kane for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in an Extreme Rules match.
Check out all the live results and highlights below as they come!
Make sure you check out the live PPV Kickoff show on the WWE Network starting at 7:30 p.m. EST!
El Torito vs. Hornswoggle (WeeLC Match)
Winner: El Torito!
Best Moments/Highlights: El Torito and Hornswoggle started off the bout hot when Torito hit Hornswoggle hit with a head scissors. Torito went for a over the top rope plancha and hit the everyone of the outside. Hornswoggle went for a mid-rope splash but got denied by the ring ropes. Torito retrieved a small steel chair, which led to him hitting a Bronco Buster-like maneuver on Hornswoggle. Hornswoggle recovered and brought a ladder into the ladder into the ring. Hornswoggle’s daring body splash didn’t connect, though. Once Torito went to hit Hornswoggle with a Hurricanrana, ht got dropped with a Powerbomb counter. Things got hectic on the outside as the respective tag team supporters for both combatants began assaulting each other. Hornswoggle laid Torito on the little announce table and went through him with a stiff elbow drop. Hornswoggle tried to hit Torito with a chair, but he accidentally hit Heath Slater in the “sack” instead. Torito recovered and laid out Jinder Mahal and his own teammates after landing his team’s signature move on them through ladders and tables. Drew McIntyre tried to take out Torito with a plancha, but he went straight through a table. Torito became the victor after hitting a West Coast Pop-type finisher to Hornswoggle through a table.
Jack Swagger vs. Rob Van Dam vs. Cesaro (Triple Threat Match, Elimination Rules)
Best Moments/Highlights: All three men exchanged blows, but RVD got taken down first by Cesaro and Swagger with a double shoulder block. Swagger powered down Cesaro afterwards with a powerslam. RVD got a quick kick in on Swagger, then launched Cesaro right onto a prone Swagger. RVD went for a body splash off the top rope, but got caught by Cesaro. Cesar caught a big boot from Swagger while he still had RVD in his arms. RVD dropped Cesaro on the outside with a sunset flip powerbomb, but then RVD got dropped with a lariat by Swagger. Swagger began working on a weak RVD while Cesaro was laid out outside the ring. When Cesaro made his way back into the match, he delivered the Big Swing to Swagger. RVD kicked Cesaro before he could finish his swing, though. Swagger took down RVD from the top rope afterwards and tried to make him tap to the Patriot Lock. Cesaro knocked down Swagger with a nice European Uppercut to break the submission hold. Cesaro brought Swagger back into the ring with a deadlift suplex, which was followed by RVD’s 5 Star Frog Splash and the 1st elimination of the match. Cesaro began to land his own set of suplexes on RVD once the match continued. Cesaro threw RVD into the ringside barriers for a bit until RVD countered with his signature kick to a prone opponent laid out over the barrier. RVD hit Cesaro with Rolling Thunder and a Split-Legged Moonsault, but Cesaro survived. RVD tried to bring a steel trash can into the fray, but got kicked in the gut by a Baseball Slide by Cesaro. Once RVD got a breather, he kicked the trash can right into Cesaro’s face. RVD went for a 5 Star Frog Splash, but missed Cesaro and landed face first into the trash can. Cesaro then smashed RVD into the trash can with his Neutralizer finisher.
Alexander Rusev vs. Xavier Woods and RTruth (2-on-1 Handicap Match)
Winner: Alexander Rusev!
Best Moments/Highlights: Xavier Woods and RTruth ran right into the ring, but Woods got knocked down by a quick Super Kick. Rusev then dropped Woods with a belly to belly suplex on the outside. Rusev turned his sights onto RTruth and began his vicious assault on him while Woods was incapacitated on the outside. RTruth got back in the match and launched into his signature moves in order to put Rusev away. Rusev couldn’t be stopped however, which led to Rusev landing a nice spinning back kick on RTruth. Rusev locked in The Accolade and made RTruth tap out soon after. After the match, Rusev hit Woods with a Fall Away Slam on the ring mats just for good measure.
Big E (c) vs. Bad News Barrett (WWE Intercontinental Championship)
Winner: The new WWE Intercontinental Champion, Bad News Barrett!
Best Moments/Highlights: Big E got his 1st bit of offense on Bad New Barrett with a strong shoulder block. Once the match left the ring, Big E speared BNB right into a steel ring post. BNB recovered and kicked Big E to the ring mats. BNB the channeled Cactus Jack by landing an elbow drop to Big E outside the ring. BNB tried to suplex Big E, but Big E overpowered him with his own suplex. BNB shook off the damage from that suplex, landed a suplex of his own and began to work over a prone Big E. Big E eventually began to regain his strength, which led to him supplying BNB with some nice suplexes and his signature comeback moves. Big E really brought the pain to BNB after he speared him right through the middle ring ropes. Big E went for his Big Splash, but got countered by BNB’s Winds of Change slam. BNB then landed his Wasteland maneuver on Big E, but Big E made his way out of a pin attempt. BNB tried to land his Bull Hammer on Big E, but Big E slammed him into the mat with a nice STO. Once both men hit the ropes, Big E got knocked down by a flying version of the Bull Hammer. BNB then scored the winning pin.
Evolution (Triple H, Randy Orton and Batista) vs. The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns)
Winners: The Shield!
Best Moments/Highlights: All six men ran head first into each other and started a big brawl, which The Shield got the better of. Seth Rollins and HHH were the 1st men to begin the six-man tag as the bell rang. Rollins took down HHH with a running dropkick, an elbow into the ring corner and middle rope plancha to him on the outside. HHH caught a distracted Rollins with a wicked lariat afterwards, which led to Batista entering the match. He began to lay in some shoulder thrusts to Rollins, then he tagged in Randy Orton for the fresh tag. Orton continued Evolution’s beatdown on Rollins and soon tagged HHH back in. HHH dropped Rollins with a knee to the face, tagged Batista back in and then let him do some more damage to an even weaker Shield member. Orton got back in and dropped Rollin’s midsection 1st into the top ring ropes. Orton tried to submit Rollins with a side headlock, but Rollins fought out of it and countered Orton with a Backdrop Suplex. Rollins tried to make the hot tag, but HHH and Batista knocked Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns off the ring apron. Rollins hit Orton with an Enzuguri, tagged in Ambrose and the action got even hotter with an Ambrose assault. Ambrose paid homage to Ric Flair by locking Orton in a Figure Four Leglock, but that hold didn’t last long after Batista’s interference save. Reigns threw Batista into the ring barrier, but later got laid out after HHH dodged his Spear attempt into the steel ring steps. Evolution then took back control of the match by beating down Ambrose. At one point, Ambrose hit Batista with a jawbreaker. But he soon got put back down with a Big Boot. Ambrose survived a Pedigree attempt after HHH got tagged in, which led to HHH catching a DDT. Ambrose tagged in a now healthy Reigns and the action got even more heated. Reigns went on a rampage, but got kicked in the gut by Batista. Batista went for his Batista Bomb, but Rollins went airborne and kicked Batista out of his hold. The Shield then landed their Triple Powerbomb on Batista, but only got a 2-count after HHH interrupted the pin attempt. HHH gave Reigns a Pedigree, but Batista only got a 2-count. Orton then gave Reigns an RKO, but Reigns kicked out again. The action spilled to the outside, which saw Ambrose run across the announce tables and launch himself into HHH and Orton. HHH, Rollins, Orton and Ambrose started to brawl all over the arena afterwards. Rollins gave the crowd a highlight moment when he jumped off the stand and splashed right onto HHH, Orton and Ambrose. Once the in-ring action began again, Batista hit a Spinebuster on Reigns. Reigns got back up though, hit a Superman Punch and speared him for the win.
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