WWE Hell In A Cell PPV Results – 10/28/12
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We opened with a video piece recapping the AJ Lee-John Cena allegations.
Michael Cole interviewed John Cena about the allegations. Cena said he wants to see what Ryback can do tonight inside Hell in A Cell.
They had Dolph Ziggler sent a Tout, which led to Cena saying he came to fight and challenged Ziggler to come and face him. He asked Ziggler to come out and prove he was the only “real man left.” At first Ziggler didn’t come out, but then his music hit and out came Vickie Guerrero.
Guerrero distracted Cena, allowing Ziggler to try and attack Cena from behind but Cena caught him and clotheslined Ziggler out of the ring. They teased they may wrestle later on the PPV since Vickie has power to make the matches.
They showed a World title preview.
World champion Sheamus cut a quick promo backstage, saying he has a Brogue Kick with Big Show’s name on it. Nothing major.
They showed a WWE title preview. Big night for Ryback!
They had a great video opening for the PPV.
Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio
They locked up and Orton took the early control with an uppercut and several shots in the corner. He tossed Alberto to the outside and caught him with a clothesline on the floor. Orton slammed Del Rio into the table and then into the ringpost.
Orton tossed Alberto back into the ring and began nailing him with the Garvin Stomp. Orton continued working over Del Rio in the corner. Del Rio tossed him over the top but he landed on his feet on the apron. Ricardo tried to distract Orton, allowing Del Rio to smash Orton’s arm over the turnbuckle post.
Del Rio began focusing on Orton’s arm, softening him up for the rolling cross armbreaker. Orton fought back in the corner but Del Rio hung over the ropes, pulling on the left arm. Alberto then sent Orton into the corner shoulder-first.
Orton was worked over and tried to roll up Del Rio for a near fall. Del Rio broke free and continued focusing on Orton’s arm, locking on a submission. Orton began firing with a series of rights in an attempt to break free but was cut off. Del Rio maneuvered him towards the ropes and hung himself upside down to force more pressure on his arbar. He broke the hold due to the referee’s count, allowing Orton to dump him to the floor.
Alberto returned with Orton hitting some offense, only to be caught with the cross armbreaker out of a powerslam attempt. Orton made it to the ropes to break the hold. Orton caught Del Rio for another near fall. Del Rio rolled to the outside but was caught and pulled into the ring for the hanging DDT. Del Rio escaped and nailed a Stun Gun on Orton.
Alberto began pounding on the mat to mock Orton. He went for an RKO but Orton sent him to the outside, then nailed the hanging DDT off the ropes. Now Orton was setting up for the RKO but his arm was hurting when he pounded the mat.
Orton went for the RKO but Alberto countered it with a backstabber for a near fall. Orton shocked him with a powerslam for a two count. Orton placed Del Rio on the top but was shoved down. He was caught up in the ropes. Alberto came off with a double stomp to the chest for another two count.
Orton made a comeback but was captured with a cross armbreaker. Orton tried to fight it off but Del Rio sunk the move in in the center of the ring. Orton turned it into a pinning combination for a two count.
Del Rio charged Orton, who was in the corner for the leaping enziguiri. Orton ducked and caught Del Rio with the RKO as he twisted in the air. Orton scored the pin.
Your winner, Randy Orton!
Josh Mathews interviewed Vickie Guerrero about the AJ Lee scandal. She said it was clear that AJ and John Cena had an affair and she had the pictures to prove it. She said she received them from an anonymous source and would reveal them. Paul Heyman showed up and said that he hoped that after a few days to consider, she would reconsider putting WWE champion CM Punk inside Hell in A Cell. Guerrero said she isn’t changing the match. She said that it’s obvious Punk is scared of Ryback. Heyman got angry and screamed that Punk isn’t afraid of the Boogeyman, Frankenstein, Dracula or Ryback. He said that he’s heard Guerrero is doing a good job so maybe she doesn’t want to mess that up.
WWE Tag Team champions Kane & Daniel Bryan vs. Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes
Sandow cut a promo as the challengers came to the ring. He said that with all the bickering in politics, there is one thing everyone will soon agree on – that he and Rhodes are the Tag Team champions. They said it in unison to mock the champions.
Sandow and Bryan started and Bryan caught him with a series of kicks in the corner. Bryan leapfrogged Sandow several times before nailing a knee to the mid-section.
Kane tagged in and pulled in Rhodes, nailing several big power moves. Kane worked over his arm and nailed a big right hand in the corner. He nailed another, sending Rhodes down. Kane clotheslined Rhodes into the corner and tagged in Bryan.
Bryan began focusing on Rhodes’ arm, kicking the elbow. He beat Rhodes down with several elbows in the corner and tagged back out to Kane. Rhodes fired back and ducked a Kane shot while making a tag to Sandow. Sandow nailed a chop block on Kane. The challengers worked him over. Kane finally nailed Sandow and tagged in Bryan.
Bryan cleaned house with a series of kicks in the corner. He was whipped into the corner and went up and over with a moonsault over Sandow and landed on his feet. He rebounded off the ropes with a nice clothesline. Rhodes got involved so Bryan dispatched him too and nailed a tope through the ropes on Sandow.
Rhodes nailed him on the floor and tossed Bryan back into the ring. Sandow covered him for a two count. Rhodes tagged in and worked over Bryan with a running knee to the gut. The challengers took turns, picking apart Bryan for a series of near falls.
Bryan fought back and went for the No Lock on Sandow, who tried to fight it off. Bryan ran him into the turnbuckles with a drop toehold. Kane called for Bryan who finally mad the hot tag.
Kane cleaned house on Rhodes, including a high backdrop. He nailed a clothesline into the corner and nailed sideslam for a two count. Michael Cole called it a Sidewalk Slam. Kane went to the top but Sandow distracted him and Rhodes climbed up to try and stop him. Kane knocked him off and nailed a flying clothesline off the top.
Bryan tagged himself in, which led to the champions arguing. Sandow dragged Kane out of the ring. Bryan backdropped a charging Rhodes over the top onto Kane on the floor. Bryan went for a diving knee off the apron but Rhodes moved out of the way and Kane was nailed. The champions began arguing on the floor. The challengers attacked Kane on the floor and tossed Bryan back in.
Bryan was nailed with the CrossRhodes for a near fall but Kane broke up the pinfall. He attacked Sandow and then continued working over Rhodes in the corner despite the five count. The referee called for the bell.
Your winners by DQ, Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes!
The champions argued after the match.
Backstage, Josh Mathews interviewed The Miz. He said that with Kofi Kingston as the Intercontinental champion, the bar has been lowered and mediocrity has been accepted as normal. This would leave to society crumbling. He said some people prepare for Doomsday and he does it by being awesome. He said he has to go win the title back in order to save the world.
WWE Intercontinental championship Kofi Kingston vs. The Miz.
They had a hot back and forth early but Miz couldn’t get the better on Kingston so he walked around outside angry. When they returned, Kingston took down Miz and tossed him over the top to the floor. They are claiming Miz brought out something in Kingston to make him more aggressive.
On the floor, Miz tried to toss Kingston into the stairs but Kingston dove over them and rolled through. He charged Miz but was kicked in the face. That was a play off of what they did on Main Event recently.
Back in the ring, Miz wore down Kingston with a side chinlock. Miz cut him off and set up for a charge in the corner. Kingston clotheslined Miz but was down and out trying to recover. They are working a really hard, physical pace.
Kingston nailed a series of chops and a dropkick on Miz. He nailed the Boom Drop for a two count. Kingston set up for Trouble in Paradise but Miz rolled out of the ring to the floor. Kingston followed him to the floor. Miz returned to the ring and tried to kick Kingston as he returned to the ring but was caught with a rollup and a high cross bodyblock for a two count.
Kingston went for the SOS but Miz went for a Skull Crushing Finale. Kingston turned it back into an SOS for another near fall. Kingston, who was near the ropes, went to kick off Miz as he charged. Miz grabbed his leg and snapped it. It wasn’t pretty but it was effective.
Miz began working on Kingston’s leg with the idea of grounding his offense. He pulled off Kingston’s kickpads, his kneepad and wrestling boot. Miz tied up his leg in the ropes to work it over. Kingston was pulled off the ropes and turned into a Boston Crab. Kingston tried to fight his way to the ropes but was pulled back into the center of the ring just as his fingers reached the ropes.
Kingston turned it into a reversal (didn’t look good) for a two count. Miz kicked him off but couldn’t get a three count. Kingston caught him with a forward roll for a two count. Miz went for the Finale but Kingston reversed. Miz went for it again but was sent out of the ring. When he returned, Kingston nailed Trouble in Paradise with his other leg and scored the pin.
Your winner and still Intercontinental champion, Kofi Kingston!
Kingston was interviewed after the match. He said Miz brought The Wildcat out of him and he feels re-energized. He said he was proud to be the fans’ champion.
Wrestlemania promo. With tickets on sale soon, you know we’ll see a lot more of these in the next few weeks.
Backstage, the Tag champions were arguing over losing the match. They ened up ending it with each of them claiming to be the Tag Team champion before going their separate ways. If you like the chemistry between Bryan and Kane, you’d have liked it.
WWE United States champion Antonio Cesaro vs. Justin Gabriel
They showed clips of Gabriel winning their non-title bout on Raw, which angered Cesaro.
Cesaro attacked him at the bell and raked Gabriel’s face into the mat. They had some nice back and forth wrestling. Cesaro was blocked and monkey flipped over. Gabriel went to the top but was caught and knocked off to the floor by the champion.
Cesaro followed him to the floor, where he continued unloading with some physical shots. Cesaro nailed a fall away slam on Gabriel for a two count. Cesaro used a double stomp for a two count. Cesaro locked in an armbar. Gabriel tried to fight out but was brought back down to the mat. He fought his way back to his feet.
Cesaro went for a belly to back suplex but Gabriel landed on his feet. He nailed Cesaro and hit a springboard quebrada into the ring for a two count. Cesaro cut him off and worked over Gabriel in the corner with a series of strikes but was kicked off.
Gabriel caught Cesaro with a DDT for a two count. Gabriel went for the 450 but Cesaro moved and Gabriel hit the mat almost on the top of his head while rolling through. He was run into the corner but caught Cesaro with an inverted DDT for a two count.
Cesaro rolled to the floor. Gabriel kicked him away and went for a dive over the top but was caught with an uppercut as he came down. Cesaro dumped him back into the ring and nailed the Neutralizer for the pinfall.
Your winner and still United States champion, Antonio Cesaro!
Backstage, Paul Heyman was thanking Vickie Guerrero for Hell in A Cell was canceled. Guerrero cut him off and said that the match was on and if they had a problem with that, they knew where to go. Heyman was pissed but walked off.
Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs. The Prime Time Players
Cara and Cara nailed some double team maneuvers early. Young was set up for the 619 but escaped and threw Rey hard into his corner. Titus O’Neal tagged in and the PTP nailed a double shoulderblock on Mysterio for a two count.
Cara made the hot tag and nailed some kicks and hot moves on each of the Players. He nailed a cross body on Titus for a two count. He went for a springboard armdrag off the ropes but was pulled down and into O’Neal’s arms for a series of backbreakers.
The Players worked over Cara in their corner. Young nailed a neckbreaker for a two count. He scissored Cara with his legs and sunk in a chinlock as well, trying to wear him down. Cara fought his way out and ended up on the apron. He kicked away at both Players trying to escape but was caught with a suplex onto the apron outside.
Rey broke up a pinfall but O’Neal continued to work over Cara. Cara tried to fight back but was taken down. Cara was slammed over. O’Neal picked up Young for a suplex and dropped him down atop of Cara for a two count. Young measured and clotheslined Cara down.
Young peppered Cara with a series of right hands. O’Neal tagged in and went for a three point stance but missed, hitting the ringpost shoulder-first. Cara tried for a tag but was grabbed. He nailed a standing Sliced Bread #2 to ward off O’Neal. Cara came down with his head, tucked down, driven right into the mat. He looked to have hurt himself there.
Mysterio made the hot tag. He shoulderblocked Young and hit a seated senton off the top for a two count. He nailed a tiltowhirl into a DDT for another two count. Mysterio went for a sunset flip. Young held on and tried to nail Rey, who moved out of the way.
Rey moved as O’Neal charged and Titus ended up on the floor, where Cara hit a dive off the top. They set up Young for the 619 and Rey nailed it. Mysterio hit a top rope splash for the pin.
Your winners, Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara!
WWE staff were checking on Cara after the match while he was out on the floor. He still rolled into the ring and celebrated after. He’s going to be checked for a concussion over the next few days.
World champion Sheamus vs. Big Show
Show shoulderblocked Sheamus early. The story is that Sheamus is out of his element since for once, he’s in there with someone more powerful than he is. Show worked him over early and killed him with a chop in the corner.
They showed Dolph Ziggler backstage watching and noted he has promised to cash in his Money in the Bank tonight.
Show continued working over Sheamus but was caught with a shoulderblock to the knee. Show rolled out of the ring to the floor to check his knee.
As he returned to the ring, Sheamus worked over him with big shots and nailed a series of shoulderblocks into the corner. Out of nowhere, Show caught the champion and dumped him to the floor.
Show went to the floor and tossed Sheamus hard into the ring barriers. Show brought him back into the ring and continued beating down Sheamus. Show chopped Sheamus hard in the corner. Sheamus crumpled down and was kicked away .
Show began mocking Sheamus, calling him “Fella”. You could literally see blood blisters rising on Sheamus’ chest from Show’s chop. Show dragged him to the outside and threw Sheamus over the announcing table. He nearly wiped out Jim Ross in the process.
Show dragged Sheamus back into the ring and dropped him down with a big elbow across the chest. Sheamus mounted a comeback and they exchanged strikes but was kicked down and covered him for another two count. Sheamus looked like he was beaten half to death and exhausted. He tried to pull himself up with the ropes but was nailed with a headbutt and taken back down.
Sheamus pulled himself up and drilled several strikes and punches. Show fired back and finally caught Sheamus in a bear hug. OK, at this point, it’s going on a little too long unless they get going. Sheamus began fading hard but nailed several shots across the back.
Sheamus broke free and went for a slam but collapsed under Show’s weight. Show came off the ropes with a Vader splash for a two count. Show called for a chokeslam but when he lifted Sheamus, it was turned into a DDT. Sheamus covered him for a two count.
Sheamus ended up on the outside when Show kicked up and hurt his back taking the brunt of the fall. He went to the top and nailed Show with several shots across the chest. Sheamus charged and was nailed with a chokeslam but kicked out at the last second.
Show went for the Colossal Clutch but Sheamus escaped. Show missed an elbow and Sheamus went for a Texas Cloverleaf. Show kicked his legs off and sent Sheamus out of the ring to the floor. Show followed and worked over Sheamus. He tried to send Sheamus into the post but the champion escaped and nailed Show into the post several times.
Sheamus went to the top for the battering ram but Show caught him by the throat. Sheamus went back to the knee from earlier and used a clothesline to take down Show. Sheamus nailed White Noise on Show for a two count. That was a hell of a visual.
Sheamus went for the Brogue Kick but Show caught him and nailed the KO Punch. Show covered him but Sheamus kicked out. They acted like it was the first time anyone has ever kicked out of the KO punch.
Show set up for another KO but Sheamus ducked and nailed a Brogue Kick. Show kicked up at the last second. So, they each kicked out of the other’s finisher.
Sheamus went for another Brogue Kick but Show nailed the KO Punch and scored the pin.
Your winner and new World champion, Big Show!
No Ziggler cash in.
Eve Torres tried to talk to Booker T but he was concerned about Sheamus and blew her off. Teddy Long told her he knew she was trying to make him look bad. This led to Zack Ryder dressed as a witch claiming he was being Eve for Halloween. Santino showed up as Lady Gaga as well. This led to Ron Simmons showing up and saying “Damn!”
Vince McMahon was on the phone. CM Punk showed up and demanded he call off the match. Vince asked him if he was afraid of Ryback and Punk said he wasn’t. Vince told him to go and prove he was the best in the world then. Punk looked aggravated and walked off.
WWE Divas champion Eve Torres vs. Layla El vs. Kaitlyn
Eve tried to escape from both women working her over but walked into a Kaitlyn clothesline on the floor. Layla covered Eve, which pissed off Kaitlyn. They ended up going back and forth.
Layla was sent to the floor. Eve locked a submission in on Kaitlyn. Layla returned and nailed a high cross bodyblock off the ropes. Layla and Eve battled while in a split, so Kaitlyn nailed a double noggin’ knocker onto them and locked an armbar submission on Layla.
Kaitlyn used a gutbuster on Layla, who came back with a kick to the head. Eve tossed Layla out and covered Kaitlyn but Layla broke it up. Layla was tossed throat-first into the ropes. Kaitlyn used a springboard bulldog on Eve and then a series of shoulderblocks in the corner.
Kaitlyn used an over the shoulder backbreaker on Layla but Eve came off the top and nailed her, then covered Layla.
Your winner and still Divas champion, Eve!
Hell in A Cell – WWE champion CM Punk vs. Ryback
Ryback led a “Feed Me More” chant at the bell.
The referee is Brad Maddox, who screwed up the RAW match with CM Punk a few weeks ago, so that may be the angle.
Punk immediately went to the floor, stalling. He returned to the ring and they went to lock up. Punk ducked and scrambled out of the ring, standing as far away as he could on the floor. Paul Heyman screamed encouragement.
Back in the ring, Punk slipped out of the corner while being backed up and nailed a right hand. No response. Ryback began manhandling Punk, slamming Punk down on the mat and then whipping him hard in the corner.
Punk caught Ryback in the corner and tried to go for a tornado DDT but was shoved off. He bounced out of the ring and into the cage. Punk tried to get to the door and open it but Ryback grabbed him and slammed Punk into the cage several times.
Punk rolled into and back to the outside, then went under the ring. Heyman tried to distract Ryback, who told Heyman that Punk was “dead,” He went under the ring to get Punk but was shot with a fire extinguisher and blinded. Punk began working over Punk in the corner on the floor.
As Ryback tried to clear his eyes, Punk grabbed a chair. He went to nail Ryback with it but it was kicked into his face. Ryback pressed Punk over his head into the ring. He then pressed and slammed Punk.
Punk ducked out of the way of a charge. Ryback caught himself on the ropes. Punk nailed a springboard clothesline into the ring, then nailed a double axehandle off the top. Punk nailed another one and returned to the top but this time was caught and slammed into the buckles. Ryback nailed a series of shoulderblocks but was caught with a heel kick to the face.
Punk hit a tope to the outside, driving Ryback into the cage, then nailed a neckbreaker on the floor. Punk nailed Ryback with a chair, then went for another neckbreaker. Ryback broke free and shoved Punk away. He charged Punk, who slipped away and Ryback drilled himself into the ring steps.
Punk rolled Ryback into the ring and locked on a side chinlock. Ryback pulled himself to hit feet and dropped backwards. Punk was able to cut off Ryback with a running knee in the corner. He came off the top with a flying elbow, then went back to the floor, grabbing a Singapore Cane.
Punk began working over Ryback with a series of shots, but Ryback absorbed them and ripped the cane out of his hands. He nailed a clothesline and backdrop on Punk, then nailed a spinebuster.
Ryback set up for the Meathook clothesline and nailed Punk. He set up for Shellshock but the referee stopped him and hit a low blow. Punk rolled up Ryback and the referee helped hold him down as he counted a fast three count.
Your winner and still WWE champion CM Punk!
They tried to get out of the cage but they couldn’t escape fast enough. Ryback destroyed the referee and threw Punk hard into the cage. He killed the referee with a clothesline then pressed and threw him into the cage hard.
Punk tried to crawl out of the cage but Ryback caught him. He tossed Punk into the cell but Punk climbed up to the top with Ryback in pursuit. Ryback caught him and nailed Shell Shock on top of the Cell. Ryback led the crowd in a “Feed Me More” chant on top of the Cell to close the PPV.