Hell in a Cell
The WWE Hell in a Cell Kickoff show kics off from Dallas, Texas, and Renee Young, Alex Riley, and Booker T welcome us to the show. They are joined tonight by Paul Heyman. Heyman confirms that Lesnar is “watching with interest.” Renee then plugs the WWE Network. The panel talks about the double-main event tonight, featuring John Cena versus Randy Orton and Dean Ambrose versus Seth Rollins. We then get the video hype package for the feud between Ambrose and Rollins. Back with the panel, and Alex Riley breaks down the points of the match. Riley says that Rollins needs to use the Cell to his advantage and to keep the match up-tempo. Riley says Ambrose must keep Rollins grounded and use the Cell to his advantage as well. Heyman says that no one is giving Rollins enough credit, but says that Rollins has the clear advantage due to his alertness and strategic movement in dangerous matches. We go to Todd Phillips in the Social Media Lounge, and he reads a few tweets from the fans.
We’re back and we see the video hype package for the Hell in a Cell Match between John Cena and Randy Orton. The panel talks about the match, and Heyman says it doesn’t matter who he prefers to win, because either man will be eviscerated by Brock Lesnar when the time comes.
We are reminded that Damien Mizdow will make his TV host debut tonight, with the first-ever edition of Mizdow TV. We then see Mizdow’s upset victory over Sheamus on this past Monday’s Raw. Booker T says Sheamus will take care of business tonight, but Riley says the losses recently have to be on Sheamus’ mind.
Mizdow begins plugging his TV show, but The Miz interrupts him and says he is allowing Mizdow to interview him before his match with Sheamus tonight. Mizdow asks everyone to stand up and honor the first ever guest for Mizdow TV, The Miz. Mizdow says this is the greatest moment of his career. The Miz takes over and tells Mizdown to ask him his strategy for beating Sheamus tonight. The Miz says his strategy is “just to be me.” Mizdow mocks Miz’s every movement. Mizdow says he technically beat Sheamus on Raw, but he couldn’t have done it without Miz’s inspiration. Miz says he will defeat Sheamus again, only this time it will be for the United States Championship. Mizdow says Miz will, no doubt, become the best United States Champion of all time, and calls Miz the best friend he’s ever had. Miz calls Mizdow a “damn good stunt double.” Miz and Mizdow hug in the ring, but Sheamus interrupts. Sheamus says Miz may have his own stunt double and his own movie, but tonight he will not have the United States Championship.
We go back to the panel, and they begin talking about the feud between the Dust Brothers and the Uso Brothers. Heyman says the Usos have the advantage going into the match, but Riley says both teams seem to be pretty evenly matched tonight. The talk then transitions into discussing the match between Brie Bella and Nikki Bella. Paul Heyman has the quote of the year with “What the hell is Shucky Ducky Quack Quack?” The talk then goes to the Two-Out-of-Three Falls Match between Dolph Ziggler and Cesaro, and then Rusev versus The Big Show. We then see a video hype package for the feud between Rusev and Big Show.
Mark Henry vs. Bo Dallas
Before the match, Bo makes a joke about Ebola and changes his name to Bo Washington.
Bo “Washington” gets into the ring and Henry immediately pummels him in the corner. Henry picks Washington up and squashes him with the World’s Strongest Slam and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Mark Henry.
After the match, Bo grabs a mic and says he wasn’t ready and Mark cheated. Bo says he is 5-0 against Henry, but Henry grabs him and squashes him again.
We go back to the panel and Renee talks about the WWE Divas Championship match between AJ Lee and Paige. We go backstage, where Byron Saxton is with Paige and Alicia Fox. Paige says AJ ripped her heart out, but Alicia has taken care of her. Paige says she is going to do the same to AJ tonight and take away AJ’s best friend, the Divas Championship.
We see a video hype package for the Hell in a Cell structure, and the kickoff show comes to a close.
We see the opening video for the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view event, and then we go live into the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas, where Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, and Jerry Lawler welcome us to the show.
WWE Intercontinental Championship 2-Out-of-3 Falls Match: Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Cesaro
Cesaro and Ziggler tie up around the ring and then get separated by the referee when they hit the ropes. Cesaro gets Ziggler on the mat in a headlock. Ziggler gets to his feet and shoves Cesaro away, but Cesaro comes off the ropes and takes Ziggler down with a shoulder block. Cesaro goes for the cover, but Ziggler kicks out at two. Cesaro applies another headlock, but Ziggler counters into a back-slide. Cesaro kicks out at two, and then they exchange pin attempts and get two counts every time. Ziggler goes for the dropkick, but Cesaro blocks it and goes for the Swing. Ziggler counters with a roll-up, but Cesaro kicks out at two. Cesaro comes back and gets Ziggler in the swing. Cesaro covers Ziggler, but Ziggler counters with a roll-up of his own and gets the first pin fall.
Winner of the first fall: Dolph Ziggler.
Cesaro attacks Ziggler before the second fall begins, but then the referee tells him to back off. Ziggler gets to his feet and Cesaro drops him with an uppercut. Cesaro goes for the cover, but Ziggler kicks out at two. Cesaro comes off the top rope, but Ziggler rolls out of the way. Down on the mat, Cesaro locks in a rear-chin lock. Ziggler fights to his feet and delivers an elbow to Cesaro, but Cesaro drops Ziggler with a clothesline. Cesaro stomps down on Ziggler’s chest and goes for the cover, but Ziggler kicks out at two. Cesaro slams Ziggler down to the mat again and goes for the cover, but Ziggler kicks out at two again. Ziggler gains control and works over Cesaro’s injured arm with a submission hold. Cesaro climbs the ropes while in the submission hold and counters with a superplex. Cesaro rolls into the cover, but Ziggler kicks out at two. Cesaro charges Ziggler in the corner, but Ziggler moves and counters with the Fame-asser and goes for the cover, but Cesaro kicks out at two. Ziggler goes for the Zigzag, but Cesaro counters with a huge uppercut. Cesaro goes for the cover, but Ziggler kicks out at two. Ziggler comes back and goes for another Fame-asser, but Cesaro counters with a back-breaker. Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer, but Ziggler counters with a super-kick and then the Zigzag to score the second pin fall.
Winner of the second fall and still the WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dolph Ziggler.
We see a hype video for the WWE Network. We then go back to the announcers at ringside, and they plug the difference in pricing between the Network and regular pay-per-views. We then go back to this past Monday’s Raw, where we see some tension between Seth Rollins and Randy Orton, which ends with Rollins delivering a Curb Stomp to Orton. We go back live, and we see The Authority backstage. Orton walks in and he says he needs to speak with Seth Rollins about minding his own business. Stephanie McMahon tells Orton to take out all of his frustration on John Cena and to forget about Rollins. Triple H defends Rollins and tells Orton to put himself in Rollins’ shoes, and that Rollins is more like Orton than Orton wants to admit. Triple H tells Orton to take care of Cena, and then to take back and bring home the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Orton says if they don’t eventually take care of Rollins, he will.
Brie Bella vs. Nikki Bella
The loser must be the personal assistant to the winner for 30 days, or they must leave the WWE.
Brie and Nikki tie up and Nikki backs Brie into the corner and slams her into the turnbuckles. Nikki slams Brie down and goes for the cover, but Brie kicks out. Brie counters with a back-slide, but Nikki kicks out at one. Brie gets on Nikki’s shoulders, but Nikki drops Brie down to the mat. Nikki rolls into the cover, but Brie kicks out at two. Nikki gets Brie in a headlock, but Brie fights to her feet. Nikki slams Brie face-first into her knee and goes for the cover, but Brie kicks out at two. Nikki pulls Brie up from the mat while standing on her hair. Brie comes back and slams Nikki down to the mat with a face-buster. Brie goes for the cover, but Nikki kicks out at two. Brie charges and knees Nikki in the face. Brie tries it again, but Nikki rolls to the outside. Brie launches herself through the ropes with a suicide dive and they are both down on the outside. Brie rolls Nikki back into the ring and goes to the top. Brie connects with a missile dropkick and goes for the cover, but Nikki kicks out at two. Nikki comes back and kicks Brie in the midsection and then connects with the Rack Attack. Nikki goes for the cover, but Brie kicks out at two. Brie comes back and locks in the Yes Lock, but Nikki makes it to the ropes. Nikki comes back and lays Brie out with the forearm. Nikki hits the Rack Attack on Brie, and gets the pin fall.
Winner: Nikki Bella.
We see a video hype package for WWE 2K15.
We go to the Hell in a Cell panel, Renee Young, Booker T, Alex Riley, and Paul Heyman. They talk about the match that we just saw between the Bella Sisters. Riley talks about the Intercontinental Championship Match, but Heyman interrupts and says we have to talk about John Cena vs. Randy Orton. Heyman says the loser will live to see anohter day, while the winner will be fed to Brock Lesnar.
WWE Tag Team Championship Match: Goldust and Stardust (c) vs. The Usos
Stardust and Jimmy Uso start the match, and Stardust takes him down with a hip toss. Jimmy comes back and connects with a leg-drop and goes for the cover, but Stardust kicks out at two. Stardust gets away and tags in Goldust. Jimmy takes Goldust down with a big right hand and then the Usos double-team Goldust for a few moments, but Stardust helps Goldust get Jimmy to their corner. They double-team him and wrap his leg around the ring post and kick him to the outside. Back in the ring, Goldust applies a rear-chin lock to Jimmy. Jimmy counters with a jaw-breaker, but Goldust slams him down to the mat. Goldust goes for the cover, but Jimmy kicks out at two. Goldust tags in Stardust, who applies a headlock to Jimmy. Jimmy comes back and slams Stardust down to the mat. Stardust tags in Goldust, who pummels away on Jimmy. Jimmy comes back and dumps Goldust to the outside. Jimmy tags in Jey, who takes down Goldust on the outside. Jimmy takes down Stardust and Jey rolls Goldust back into the ring. Jey connects with a cross-body and goes for the cover, but Goldust kicks out at two. Jey slams Goldust down to the mat again, and Jey goes for the cover, but Goldust kicks out at two. Jey smashes Goldust in the corner and goes for the cover, but Goldust kicks out at two. Jey goes for the superkick on Goldust, but Goldust counters and drops Jey with a spine-buster. Goldust goes for the cover, but Jey kicks out at two. Goldust takes Jey to the corner and delivers a series of chops. Jey comes back with the superkick and goes for the cover, but Goldust kicks out at two. Jey and Goldust battle on the top rope as Stardust and Jimmy get involved again. Jey superplexes Goldust and Jimmy superplexes Stardust and all four men are down in the ring. Jey goes back to the top as Jimmy rolls Stardust to the outside. Jey connects with the big splash and goes for the cover, but Stardust saves the match at two. Stardust kicks Jey in the back of the knee and Goldust sneaks in for the pin on Jey.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: Goldust and Stardust.
We see a video showing the WWE’s efforts with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to battle breast cancer. Byron Saxton is ringside and he introduces everyone to Nikia Hammonds-Blakely and the CEO of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
We hear the Cell-lowering music and the Cell structure begins to lower, as John Cena and Randy Orton will do battle. We see the video hype package for the careers and feud for Cena and Orton.
#1 Contender’s (WWE World Heavyweight Championship) Hell in a Cell Match: John Cena vs. Randy Orton
Cena and Orton slug it out from the very beginning and then go the outside of the ring. Orton pokes Cena in the eye and then slams him into the cell wall. Orton tosses Cena back into the ring and goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton grabs a chair from under the ring, but Cena counters and takes Orton down with a suplex. Orton comes back and headbutts Cena and then stomps him down to the mat. Orton hits Cena with the chair twice and goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton drags Cena to the floor and grinds his face against the cell. Orton tosses Cena back into the ring and goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton slams Cena into the turnbuckle and Cena collapses to the mat. Orton goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton poses for the crowd and they boo him, but Cena drops him with a hard clothesline. Orton comes back and takes Cena to the corner again and then drops him with a short clothesline. Orton goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton slams Cena into the cell wall again, and then tosses him back into the ring. Orton goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two again. Cena comes back and drops Orton with a shoulder block and a side slam. Cena comes off the ropes, but Orton counters with the power slam. Orton goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton goes for the middle-rope DDT, but Cena elevates him to the floor. Cena goes out after him and slams him into the cell. Orton counters and crotches Cena around the ring post. Orton delivers a back-breaker to Cena on the outside. Orton tosses Cena back into the ring and goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Cena gets on the apron, but Orton charges across the ring and sends Cena into the cell wall. Orton tries to slam Cena into the cell, but Cena counters and sends Orton into the cell. Cena grabs a table from under the ring and sets it up in the ring. Orton goes for the AA, but Orton flips it over and counters into a dropkick. Orton goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton slams Cena into a steel chair that was wedged in the corner and goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two again. Orton props the table in the corner and then levels Cena with an RKO. Orton goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Orton slams Cena into the table in the corner and goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out again. Orton goes to the outside and moves the steel steps around and brings them into the ring. Orton goes for the RKO on the steps, but Cena counters and slams Orton on the steps. Cena connects with the Five-Knuckle Shuffle. Cena sets up for the AA, but Orton counters with a low blow. Orton sets up for the Punt and goes for it, but Cena ducks and locks in the STF on Orton. Orton gets free, but Cena sends him to the outside. Cena goes out after Orton, but Orton takes control and slams Cena into the cell. Orton tosses Cena back into the ring. Cena sneaks in an AA on Orton and goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out at two. Cena goes for another AA, but Orton counters into a DDT. Orton goes for the cover, but Cena kicks out at two. Cena nails another AA this time and goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out. Cena grabs another table and sets it up in the ring. Cena puts Orton on the table and goes up top. Orton cuts him off and goes for an RKO from the ropes. Cena counters and hits the AA through the table and gets the pin fall.
Winner and #1 Contender to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship: John Cena.
We see The Big Show warming up backstage with Mark Henry pumping him up. Show says he is beating Rusev for the USA, for himself, and for Henry, which causes Henry to have a puzzled look on his face. Show says he is going to beat Rusev for Silsbee, Texas and walks away as Henry cheers him on.
WWE United States Championship Match: Sheamus (c) vs. The Miz (w/Damien Mizdow)
Sheamus goes for a Brogue Kick right off the bat, but Miz ducks under. Sheamus delivers a hip-toss to The Miz and then drops him against with a back-breaker. Sheamus crotches Miz over the top rope and then delivers the ten clubbing blows. Sheamus drops Miz down to the floor and goes out after him. Sheamus tosses Miz back into the ring, but Miz kicks Sheamus in the face, and Sheamus falls to the floor. Miz gets Sheamus into the ring and puts his boot in Sheamus’ throat in the corner. Miz gets Sheamus in a headlock, but Sheamus fights his way out. Sheamus goes to the outside and Miz dives, but Sheamus catches him. Sheamus drops Miz with the rolling senton on the outside and then tosses him back into the ring. Miz kicks Sheamus in the face and charges, but Sheamus drops him with the Irish Curse back-breaker. Sheamus goes to punch Miz in the face, but Miz counters with a neck-breaker. Miz drops Sheamus with a DDT and goes for the cover, but Sheamus kicks out at two. Miz goes for the Figure-Four, but Sheamus counters and slams Miz down to the mat. Mizdow gets on the apron and distracts Sheamus, and Miz connects with the Skull Crushing Finale. Miz goes for the cover, but Sheamus kicks out at two. Sheamus connects with the Brogue Kick out of nowhere and gets the pin fall.
Winner and still WWE United States Champion: Sheamus.
After the match, Sheamus picks up Miz and messes around as Mizdow mimics the movements. Sheamus lays Miz out with a Brogue Kick.
We go backstage and we see Nikki already bossing Brie around. Nikki asks Brie if she made her dinner reservations and asks where her smoothie is. Nikki sips it and then dumps it over her head. Nikki tells her to make another one and to bring it to the hotel.
We see the video hype package for the feud between Rusev and The Big Show.
Rusev (w/Lana) vs. The Big Show
Show backs Rusev into the corner and delivers a big chop. Show chops Rusev again and delivers a headbutt that sends Rusev to his knees. Rusev comes back and works over Show’s knee. Rusev drops an elbow on Show’s knee and then applies a submission down on the mat. Rusev drops another knee and applies the submission again, but Show breaks the hold. Rusev kicks Show in the knee and delivers a suplex to take Show down to the mat again. Rusev applies the submission hold again. Show powers out, but Rusev comes back with a dropkick that takes Show down again. Rusev stomps down on Show’s back. Rusev goes for the Accolade, but Show counters with a submission of his own. Rusev makes it to the ropes, but Show sets up for the KO Punch. Rusev ducks, but Show takes him down with a shoulder tackle. Show smashes Rusev in the corner and drops him with a Spear. Mark Henry comes to ringside to cheer on Show. Show goes for a chokeslam, but Rusev fights him off. Show grabs Rusev again and drops him with a choke slam. Show goes for the cover, but Rusev kicks out at two. Rusev goes to the floor and Henry goes after him, but Show tells him to stop. Show tosses Rusev back into the ring, but Rusev kicks Show in the face. Rusev kicks Henry in the face as well. Rusev kicks Show two more times and then locks in the Accolade. Show passes out in the hold.
We see another video highlighting the WWE’s relationship with the Susan G. Komen Foundation. We then see the first video package for Survivor Series, which will be on Sunday, November 23rd.
We go backstage and we see Dean Ambrose. Ambrose talks about Halloween and how the most popular costume will be Seth Rollins, as after he gets through with him, he will look like a zombie from the Walking Dead. He said he and Rollins will both burn in hell tonight.
WWE Divas Championship Match: AJ Lee vs. Paige (w/Alicia Fox)
AJ and Paige go back and forth at the beginning. Paige takes AJ down with a shoulder block, but AJ comes right back and takes Paige down with a clothesline. AJ goes for the cover, but Paige kicks out quickly. AJ takes Paige down with a spin kick, and Paige rolls to the outside. Alicia tries to get involved, but AJ takes her down. Paige goes back to the outside and AJ follows, but Paige slams AJ into the barricade. Paige tosses AJ back into the ring and delivers a series of headbutts. Paige takes AJ to the corner and delivers a series of elbows. Paige goes for the cover, but AJ kicks out at one. Paige applies a submission down on the mat and then backs AJ into the corner. AJ comes back and takes Paige down with a neck-breaker, but Paige comes back and slams AJ down to the mat. Paige goes for the cover, but AJ kicks out at two. AJ kicks Paige in the face and delivers a tornado DDT. AJ goes for the cover, but Paige kicks out at two. Paige takes AJ down with a fall-away slam. AJ rolls to the floor. Paige goes out after AJ and slams her into the barricade. Paige gets on the barricade, but AJ trips her up and Paige goes head-first to the floor. Alicia tosses Paige back into the ring and AJ locks in the Black Widow to retain the title.
Winner and still WWE Divas Champion: AJ Lee.
After the match, Paige leaves Alicia in the ring and screams “I hate you!”
We hear the cell-lowering music again, and the Hell in a Cell structure begins to lower. We see the video hype package for the feud between Ambrose and Rollins.
Hell in a Cell: Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins
Before the match begins, Dean Ambrose climbs the cell wall and stands on top of the cell structure. Seth Rollins begins to climb, but Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury stop him. He tells them to climb and get Ambrose down. Ambrose waylays on Mercury and Noble with the kendo stick and Rollins climbs to attack Ambrose. Ambrose and Rollins go at it, but Mercury and Noble hold Ambrose down. Rollins takes advantage and nails Ambrose with the kendo stick. Ambrose fights back and they begin to climb down the cell. They battle on the wall of the cell and the both crash through the announce tables below. Referees call for medics, and both men are put on stretchers. Ambrose hops off of his stretcher and attacks Rollins. He slams him into the cell and then slams the cell door into his face. He gets into the cell and tells the referee to lock it. The bell finally rings.
Ambrose tosses Rollins into the ring. Ambrose nails Rollins in the back with a chair repeatedly. Ambrose tries to stab Rollins with a screwdriver, but Rollins drapes Ambrose over the top rope. Ambrose dropkicks Rollins into the cell and then goes to the outside after him. Ambrose sets up a table against the cell wall. Ambrose tries to toss Rollins into the table, but Rollins escapes. Ambrose sends Rollins to the floor again and then suicide dives onto him. Ambrose tosses Rollins back into the ring, but Rollins counters and slams Ambrose down onto a pile of chairs. Rollins grabs a table and sets it up propped on the apron. Ambrose delivers an elbow drop to Rollins, and they crash through the table. Mercury and Noble talk to Rollins, and Corporate Kane blinds Ambrose with a fire extinguisher. Rollins puts Ambrose through the other table. Back in the ring, Rollins plants Ambrose with a Curb Stomp. Rollins goes for the cover, but Ambrose kicks out at two. Rollins grabs a chair and hits Ambrose in the back with it and then destroys Ambrose with it. Rollins goes for the Curb Stomp on the briefcase, but Ambrose counters and goes for Dirty Deeds. Rollins counters with an enzuiguri, but Ambrose comes right back and nails Rollins with the briefcase. Ambrose grabs cinder blocks from under the ring and puts them in the ring. Ambrose goes to Curb Stomp Rollins through the blocks, but the lights go out and we hear a chant over the loud speakers. Bray Wyatt’s lantern shows up in the ring, and projects a white figure walking. Wyatt comes out of the fog and attacks Ambrose. He lays Ambrose out and Rollins rolls into the pin and gets it.
Winner: Seth Rollins.
After the match, Wyatt lays Ambrose out with Sister Abigail. Hell in a Cell comes to a close with Bray Wyatt kneeling over Dean Ambrose and looking upwards to the sky.