• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 20, 2014) – Battleground 2014
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 20, 2014, WWE presented Battleground 2014 PPV from the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. The main event of the show was John Cena defending his WWE World Heavyweight Championship in a Fatal 4 Way match against Randy Orton, Kane & Roman Reigns.
Also on the show, The Miz won a Battle Royal to win the vacant Intercontinental Championship. Below are the results from the show:
– Kickoff Show: Adam Rose def. Fandango
– Kickoff Show: Cameron def. Naomi
– Two out of Three Falls match for the WWE Tag Team Championship: The Usos (c) def. The Wyatt Family
(Luke Harper & Erick Rowan) 2-1 to retain the Titles.
– WWE Divas Championship Match: AJ Lee (c) def. Paige to retain the Title.
– Rusev def. Jack Swagger via Count-Out.
– Seth Rollins def. Dean Ambrose via forfeit.
– Chris Jericho def. Bray Wyatt
– 20 Man Battle Royal for the vacant Intercontinental Championship: The Miz won the Title by eliminating Dolph Ziggler in the end.
– Fatal 4 Way match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship: John Cena (c) def. Kane, Randy Orton & Roman Reigns to retain the Title.
You can watch the highlights from the main event below:
• Indy Wrestler Passes Away At Age 33
Indy wrestler Virgil Flynn has passed due to a stroke. He was 33 years old. He made his wrestling debut at the age of 20.
Virgil wrestled for many indy promotions and won multiple titles. He also worked for WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling promotion and made his GFW debut at GFW Amped, where he lost to then IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Kushida.
Virgil also worked GFW’s tournament to crown the first ever GFW NEX*GEN Champion, but lost in the finals of the tournament.
Our statement on the passing of Virgil Flynn. pic.twitter.com/aEswrHlfFI
— Going In Raw Podcast (@REALGoingInRaw) July 19, 2018
Very sad to learn of the passing of an incredible person and an incredible performer.
My thoughts are with the family of Virgil Flynn III pic.twitter.com/8kiFlhu3A8
— Kevin Gill (@OGkevingill) July 19, 2018
— IMPACT UK & Ireland (@IMPACTonSPIKE) July 19, 2018