In a match that was surprisingly given almost twenty minutes, Alberto Del Rio defeated Rob Van Dam in a Hardcore Rules match via submission to retain the World Heavyweight Championship at the WWE Battleground pay per view.
"Somehow that Curt Hawkins sign got a lot of air time tonight. I'm gonna have to buy that guy some beers one day as a thank you."
- Curt Hawkins on seeing his sign at Royal Rumble 2014
"If anybody had their money on Kofi Kingston tongith, they just made a lot of cash. What an upset!"
Curt Hawkins publicly defended Kassius Ohno after the former ROH star was released from the WWE developmental program this week.