WWE Hell in a Cell Coverage: WWE Championship Match
Hell in a Cell Match for the vacant WWE Championship (w/Shawn Michaels as the Special Guest Referee): Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton
Bryan and Orton slug it out to begin the match. Bryan runs off the ropes, but Orton catches him and delivers the power slam. Bryan comes back and delivers a series of kicks in the corner. Orton shoves Bryan away and delivers a dropkick. Orton goes for the cover, but Bryan kicks out at two. Orton drapes Bryan over the top rope a few times and then knocks Bryan off the apron and into the Cell wall. Orton goes after Bryan and slams him into the steel steps. Orton picks up the steps and hits Bryan with them. Orton picks up the other set and stands them up against the Cell wall. Orton shoves Bryan’s face against the Cell wall. Orton tries to slam Bryan into the steel steps, but Bryan counters and slams Orton into them. Bryan delivers a series of kicks to Orton. Bryan tosses Orton back into the ring and goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out at two. Bryan delivers a series of kicks to Orton’s chest and goes for the big kick to the head, but Orton ducks. Bryan takes Orton to the corner and hangs him upside down. Bryan kicks Orton in the chest and then backs away. Bryan delivers the dropkick and Orton falls to the mat. Bryan sends Orton to the outside and into the steel Cell. Bryan dives through the ropes and sends Orton into the Cell wall again. Bryan tries it again, but Orton moves out of the way and Bryan goes face-first into the Cell. Orton shoves Bryan into the ring post and then delivers the neck-breaker. Back in the ring, Orton goes for the cover, but Bryan kicks out at two. Orton sets Bryan up in the corner and delivers a series of right hands followed by a series of headbutts. Orton climbs the ropes, but Bryan fights back. Bryan power bombs Orton from the middle rope. Bryan and Orton exchange uppercuts and Bryan finally takes Orton down. Bryan dropkicks Orton in the corner twice and then delivers a series of kicks in the corner. Bryan takes Orton out of the corner with a hurricanrana. Bryan goes up top and delivers the diving headbutt. Bryan goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out at two. Bryan kicks Orton in the chest and goes for the big kick to the head, but Orton ducks and rolls Bryan up, but Bryan kicks out at two. Bryan comes back and grabs Orton and applies the Yes Lock. Bryan and Orton roll to the outside and Bryan slams Orton into the Cell wall repeatedly. Bryan backs away and charges at Orton and delivers a dropkick against the Cell wall. Bryan goes under the ring and grabs a steel chair. He smacks Orton with it a few times. Bryan goes under the ring and tosses numerous steel chairs into the ring. Bryan tosses Orton back into the ring, but Orton takes control and begins beating down Bryan with one of the chairs. Orton goes for the cover, but Bryan kicks out at two. Orton goes back to the chairs and hits Bryan a few more times and goes for the cover again, but Bryan kicks out at two again. Orton repeats the process and goes for the cover, but Bryan kicks out yet again. Orton piles all of the chairs in the middle of the ring and sets Bryan on the top rope. Bryan fights back and shoves Orton away, but Orton comes back and knocks Bryan down. Orton superplexes Bryan down and barely misses the stack of steel chairs. Orton goes for the cover, but Bryan kicks out at two. Orton covers Bryan again, but Triple H is arguing with Michaels and Orton starts yelling at Michaels. Orton grabs Bryan and delivers the middle-rope DDT. Triple H tells Michaels “this is it” and begins climbing and hanging onto the cell. Bryan shoves Orton into Michaels. Triple H orders the referee to unlock the Cell door and Bryan knocks Orton out with the knee to the head. Bryan takes Triple H out with the running knee, but Michaels knocks Bryan out with Sweet Chin Music. Michaels makes the count.
Winner and new WWE Champion: Randy Orton.
Hell in a Cell comes to a close with Randy Orton and Triple H standing tall in the ring as trainers and referees help Daniel Bryan to his feet on the outside.