Event: WWE Hell In A Cell Pay-Per-View
Airdate: Sunday, October 25th, 2015 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
Results by Matt Boone
WWE United States Champion John Cena is out first to kick off the show. Cena starts to cut a promo when Zeb Colter interrupts him. Colter is out in a riding cart. He said it is time for Cena to lose his title and that will officially begin tonight. Colter said it is also time for people from different backgrounds to start working together.
Colter introduces John’s opponent tonight…Alberto Del Rio!
WWE United States Championship – Open Challenge
John Cena (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio w/ Zeb Colter
Huge reaction for the returning Alberto Del Rio tonight in Los Angeles.
Cena with a quick shoulder block that drops Del Rio early. Cena with some corner shots. Del Rio with an arm drag to keep Cena grounded. Del Rio with repeated kicks to the leg of Cena. Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker on Cena. Del Rio with a shot from the corner and keeps Cena grounded in a headlock. Cena with a quick suplex on Del Rio. Del Rio with a kick to the head scaling up the ropes as Cena was headed to the top turnbuckle. Cena cuts off Del Rio with a clothesline in the corner. Cena with his jumping shoulder tackles and plants Del Rio with his twisting plant on the mat. Cena connects with Five Knuckle Shuffle on Del Rio, has him up for the AA, Del Rio counters with a backstabber! Del Rio with a big superkick to the face of Cena, hooks the leg and Del Rio gets the pinfall!
Winner and new WWE United States Champion: Alberto Del Rio
Backstage, Triple H and Stephanie are smiling at Del Rio’s return when Seth Rollins walks in trashing Kane. Kane interrupts saying he is here to serve, smiling. Rollins said Kane isn’t fooling anyone with all of his antics in recent weeks. Triple H interrupts and said this is a private meeting and tells Kane he isn’t needed right now. Kane wishes Rollins luck tonight.
We see the Hell in a Cell starting to lower over the ring.
A video package runs hyping Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt tonight.
Hell in a Cell Match
Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt
Reigns sends Wyatt to corners repeatedly and gets in some early right hands. Reigns with big knees to Wyatt in the corner. Wyatt with kicks, uppercuts and headbutts to fight back. Reigns with a jumping clothesline and then launches Wyatt with an overhead suplex. Reigns tosses Wyatt across the ring once again and catches Wyatt with a quick uppercut shot. Wyatt avoids a dropkick from Reigns, but Reigns fires back with a right. Reigns backs up and then hits his jumping dropkick to the head of Wyatt over the ring apron. Reigns then sends Wyatt face first into the side of the cell structure at ringside. Wyatt with a big right hand on Reigns and Reigns fights off a suplex to the outside attempt over the second rope. Wyatt grabs a kendo stick from under the ring and cracks it over the head of Reigns. In the ring, Wyatt starts beating Reigns over the back with the stick. Wyatt with a shot to the shoulder/head of Reigns using the stick. More body shots with the kendo stick by Wyatt. Wyatt props Reigns up in the corner, hits him in the ribs with the stick and Reigns starts to fight back with rights. Wyatt cuts him off with another shot to the back using the stick. Wyatt props Reigns up on the top turnbuckle, hits him with the kendo stick and Reigns falls off to the outside. Wyatt grabs a steel chair from under the ring, sets it up near Reigns, sits on it and starts beating Reigns over the chest with the kendo stick. Wyatt then sticks the chair through the openings of the cell structure and props the stick in the corner of the cell. Reigns is fighting back with rights and headbutts. Wyatt then drops Reigns face first over the stick cracking it in half! Reigns then fights back sending Wyatt face first into the steel chair that was sticking into the cell. Reigns then launches Wyatt back first into the cell. Reigns now has two kendo sticks. Reigns starts cracking them over the body of Wyatt, puts them together and winds up with big shots to the chest of Wyatt. Reigns pulls out two tables, putting one inside the ring and setting up another on the outside. Wyatt crawled back in and pushed the table out. Reigns runs up and dropkicks Wyatt in the head. Reigns has Wyatt by the head on the ring apron. Wyatt with a knee, headbutt and then plants Reigns over the table! Reigns crashes through the table. Wyatt tosses Reigns back in the ring, hooks the leg and Reigns gets a shoulder up. Wyatt with a body splash over Reigns. Reigns rolls out and Wyatt splashes into him against the cell. Wyatt throws elbows at the head of Reigns against the steel ring post. Wyatt brings another table inside the ring and connects with a knee to Reigns in the corner. Wyatt props Reigns up on the top turnbuckle after setting up the table nearby. Reigns is blocking superplex attempts by Wyatt. Reigns and Wyatt exchange body shots. Reigns with headbutts to Wyatt. Reigns drops down, gets Wyatt on his shoulders and powerbombs Wyatt through the table! Reigns with a cover and Wyatt kicks out. Both men are down. Reigns with shots in the corner. Reigns with a roll up for two.. Reigns catches Wyatt with a Superman punch! Reigns covers and Wyatt powers out. Reigns and Wyatt are brawling on the ring apron. Reigns with a spear on Wyatt off the ring apron through a table below at ringside! Reigns with a cover back inside the ring and Wyatt again kicks out. Wyatt with a big boot and Sister Abigail combo on Reigns! Wyatt hooks the leg and Reigns somehow kicks out. Wyatt sits up laughing. Wyatt has both kendo sticks and slams it over the body of Reigns. Wyatt puts both kendo sticks in the corner. Reigns grabs one and starts cracking it across Wyatt’s body. Reigns sends Wyatt face first into the other kendo stick, hits the ropes and spears Wyatt. Reigns gets the pinfall.
Winner: Roman Reigns
We see a photo of Xavier Woods sending well wishes to New Day tonight.
WWE Tag Team Championships Match
The New Day (c’s) vs. The Dudley Boyz
Before the match, Kofi Kingston thanks the WWE Universe for support after Xavier Woods was put through a table by The Dudley Boyz. He calls for unicorn horns to be raised. Big E said today is a sad day, much like how sad the Lakers have become.
We start with Kofi Kingston and D-Von Dudley. Kofi with kicks and body shots early. D-Von with rights and then a twisting shoulder block. D-Von plants Kofi down fac efirst and connects with a jumping headbutt off the ropes. Tag to Bubba Ray Dudley. The Dudley’s with a double shoulder block and double elbow drops. Kofi gets a boot up on Bubba in the corner. Bubba with a chop and right hands launching Kofi off the top turnbuckle. Kofi bails from the ring and Big E joins him to regroup yelling, “Timeout sucka!” Bubba with right hands to Kofi back in the ring. Tag to D-Von who tries a leg drop over Kofi, but Kofi hangs on and the spot doesn’t go well. JBL called it “butt ugly.” Tag to Big E who drops D-Von right away and gets in a booty dance smiling. Big E with stomps to D-Von in the corner. Tags between Big E and Kofi stomping away at D-Von in the corner. Kofi gets the tag and gets launched into the corner at D-Von by Big E. Big E moves his hips on the ring apron in celebration. Kofi keeps D-Von grounded. Big E gets the tag and hits a frog splash over D-Von for a two count. Tag to Kofi who sets up D-Von for the what’s up headbutt. D-Von kicks Kofi away as Big E started to go up top. Hot tag to Bubba. Bubba with clotheslines to Kofi. High back body drop by Bubba on Kofi. Bubba with rights and a big elbow to Big E. Bubba with a scoop slam on Big E near the corner. D-Von goes up top and we get the what’s up headbutt drop as D-Von connects directly over Big E. Kofi with a huge double dropkick on The Dudley’s as they were asking for the tables. Kofi grabs the trombone at ringside, throws it at Bubba, Bubba catches it and Kofi falls to the mat holding his head. The referee sees this and starts to argue with Bubba. Bubba is saying he didn’t do it. The referee almost called for the bell when he stopped and let the match continue. Kofi gets in the referee’s face. Bubba snaps the trombone. Reverse 3D on Kofi, D-Von covers and Kofi kicks out. Tag to Bubba as they call for the 3D. Big E hits Bubba with part of the trombone. D-Von sends Big E over the top rope. Kofi with Trouble in Paradise to the head of Bubba. Kofi hooks the leg gets the pinfall on Bubba.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: The New Day
A video package runs hyping Charlotte vs. Nikki Bella tonight.
WWE Divas Championship Match
Charlotte (c) vs. Nikki Bella
No one is allowed at ringside for this championship match.
Lock up and Charlotte pushes Nikki to the ropes. Back to another lock up and Charlotte sends Nikki to the corner. Charlotte with a quick neckbreaker. Charlotte with a huricanrana takedown and then drops some big right hands over Nikki. They brawl to the outside and Nikki tosses Charlotte over the ring barricade. Charlotte fires back with an elbow. Nikki responds with elbow of her own and then jumps off the barricade connecting with a kick. Nikki sends Charlotte back first into the barricade and then tosses her back inside the ring. Nikki drops the face of Charlotte off her knee. Charlotte’s nose appears to be busted open. Nikki goes to work on the left knee of Charlotte. Charlotte drops Nikki with a big boot from the corner, covers and Nikki kicks out after two. Nikki drives Charlotte face first into the turnbuckle. Nikki with a quick spinebuster on Charlotte. Nikki and Charlotte exchange chops. Charlotte overwhelms Nikki with chops in the corner. Nikki comes off the second rope attempting a kick, Charlotte ducks and Nikki favors her knee. Charlotte with a neckbreaker on Nikki from the corner. Charlotte goes up top and Nikki cuts her off. Nikki attempts a german suplex, but Charlotte flips off landing on her feet! Charlotte with a huge spear on Nikki. Charlotte gets the Figure Four locked on. Nikki turns it over and reaches out to get the bottom rope to break it up. Charlotte was unable to bridge into the Figure Eight. Nikki tosses Charlotte out of the ring. Nikki with an Alabama Slam on Charlotte against the ring! Back in the ring, Charlotte ties up Nikki and applies the Figure Eight. Nikki taps.
Winner and still WWE Divas Champion: Charlotte
After the match, Paige and Becky Lynch run out to celebrate with Charlotte.
A video package runs hyping Seth Rollins vs. Kane tonight.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Seth Rollins (c) vs. Kane
We get ring introductions for the challenger Kane and champion Seth Rollins.
Kane with a jumping DDT planting Rollins early. Kane with a quick big boot to a sitting Rollins. Rollins catches Kane with an elbow and then eats a huge uppercut launching him to the outside off the corner. Kane starts clearing off the Spanish announce table. Rollins kicks Kane away, gets back in the ring, Kane blocks a suicide dive and drops Rollins with a right. Back in the ring, Kane plants Rollins on the mat chest first. Kane goes up to the top turnbuckle and Rollins trips him up. Rollins drops Kane off the corner and Kane goes flying back to the ground. Rollins with a diving flip over the top rope that catches Kane on the way down. Rollins with forearms to the chest of Kane over the ring apron. Rollins with a twisting takedown on Kane back inside the ring. Rollins starts choking Kane over the second rope. Rollins with a quick neckbreaker. Rollins with kicks to the chest of Kane. Rollins splashes Kane in the corner and then gets in some kicks. Rollins with more corner shots. Kane with a shot to Rollins who falls down on the top turnbuckle. Kane with a superplex on Rollins. Kane with a big boot that levels Rollins. Kane with a jumping clothesline off the top turnbuckle after fighting off a superplex attempt by Rollins. Rollins with a kick to Kane’s head. Kane counters a Pedigree attempt. Kane with a chokeslam. Rollins gets a shoulder up. Kane is calling for a Tombstone. Rollins counters and rolls to the outside. Kane sends Rollins into the ring apron and then slams him over the announce table. Kane starts clearing off that announce table. Kane has Rollins on top of the announce table. Rollins ducks under and powerbombs Kane over the Spanish announce table. The table doesn’t break as Rollins slides back in. The referee starts the count. Kane slides in at the count of eight. Kane counters another Pedigree attempt. Rollins kicks Kane in the head. Rollins with a springboard knee to the head on Kane, goes up again and connects with a second flying knee to the head. Rollins with a superkick, Kane is still sitting up and Rollins with a third superkick to take Kane down. Rollins goes back up to the top turnbuckle, jumps and connects with a huge frog splash. Cover and Kane kicks out! Kane chokes Rollins. Rollins with the Pedigree. Rollins hooks the leg and gets the win.
Kane can no longer serve as the Director of Operations.
Winner and still WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Seth Rollins
We see highlights from the Kickoff show where Dolph Ziggler, Cesaro and Neville defeated Sheamus, King Barrett and Rusev in a six man tag team match.
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
Kevin Owens (c) vs. Ryback
The bell rings and Owens bails. Ryback chases him down and Owens cuts him off back in the ring. Ryback with shoulder charges on Owens in the corner. Ryback with a quick vertical suplex on Owens. Ryback with a quick scoop slam and then splashes Owens off the ring apron. Ryback slaps Owens on the ground and tosses him back in. Ryback with right hands to Owens in the corner. Owens trips up Ryback from the corner and connects with a big body splash. Ryback is down in the corner. Ryback cuts off Owens with a big spinebuster. Ryback plants Owens with a quick powerbomb, hooks the leg and Owens gets a shoulder up after two. Owens tosses Ryback out and the referee starts the count. Ryback barely makes it in as he eats a drop toe hold from Owens. Ryback fires back with a huge clothesline that levels Owens. Ryback calls for the end dropping the straps. Ryback has Owens up for Shell Shocked. Owens hangs on to the top rope and comes down. Ryback with shots to Owens through the ropes. Owens is tied up and then rakes the eyes of Ryback again. Owens sends Ryback to the ropes, Pop Up Powerbomb and gets the pinfall.
Winner and still WWE Intercontinental Champion: Kevin Owens
We see footage from earlier tonight of Alberto Del Rio returning to defeat John Cena for the WWE United States Championship and join forces with Zeb Colter.
A video package runs hyping Brock Lesnar vs. The Undertaker tonight.
Hell in a Cell Match
Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman vs. The Undertaker
Big reactions for both Lesnar and Undertaker tonight in Los Angeles.
The bell rings and here we go. Lesnar goes for a german early. Taker with elbows and right hands. Lesnar with knees and shoulder charges in the corner. Taker clotheslines Lesnar back to the corner. Lesnar with another knee and forearm shot to the back. Taker dumps Lesnar through the ropes to the outside when Lesnar was going for a german suplex. Taker with right hands to Lesnar against the cell structure. Lesnar sends Taker back first into the cell, but Taker is able to send Lesnar face first into the steel ring post. Lesnar is busted open as Taker throws more rights. Lesnar with body shots. Taker tosses a steel chair inside the ring and picks up a bloody Lesnar tossing him inside the ring. Lesnar with a big takedown planting Taker as he gets back inside the ring. Lesnar grabs the steel chair and cracks it over the back of Taker. Lesnar with more shots as Taker is down. Lesnar falls to the corner as WWE staff clean the blood off his face. Taker blocks a shot with the chair and then Lesnar cracks it over the back of Taker. Lesnar chokes Taker with his boot. Lesnar launches Taker head first into the cell. Lesnar removes one of his gloves, hits Taker with a right and attempts a suplex. Taker counters into a suplex of his own. Taker tosses Lesnar back inside, grabs a steel chair and drops Lesnar’s jaw over the top! Taker is now busted open on his forehead. Lesnar catches Taker with the first german suplex of the night. Lesnar with a second german. Lesnar connects with a third. Lesnar with an F5, hooks the leg and Taker gets a shoulder up after two. Lesnar pushes a WWE medical staff member flying and connects with another F5! Taker again kicks out. Lesnar grabs the steel steps and tosses them inside the ring. Lesnar nails Taker with the steel steps. Lesnar covers and Taker again gets his shoulder up. Lesnar can’t believe it. Lesnar tries to slam the steel steps over Taker and Taker moves out of the way. Taker kicks the steps back into the face of Lesnar as Lesnar falls back. Taker gets Hell’s Gate applied on Lesnar. Lesnar fights out and unloads with lefts and rights on Taker. Taker is down and Lesnar is on his knees. Lesnar rips up the mat canvas and the mat below to expose the boards. Taker grabs Lesnar and gives him a chokeslam over the exposed wood! Taker has Lesnar up for a Tombstone Piledriver and connects over the exposed boards! Taker crosses the arms of Lesnar for the cover and Lesnar powers out! Taker is in shock. Taker is up falling into the ropes as Lesnar is just starting to recover. Lesnar with a low blow and smiles. Lesnar with an F5 over the exposed wood. Lesnar hooks the leg and gets the pinfall on Taker.
Winner: Brock Lesnar
After the match, the Hell in a Cell structure is lifted up. We see a shot of Brock Lesnar recovering in the corner as The Undertaker remains down. Paul Heyman congratulates Lesnar at ringside as we can see Undertaker pointing at Lesnar. Lesnar falls to the ground as he starts to head towards the entrance area. Lesnar and Heyman head to the back.
Inside the ring, we see The Undertaker try to sit up and struggle. A loud “THANK YOU TAKER” chant starts up in Los Angeles. Undertaker fits to his feet using the ropes. He walks around the ring as the audience gives him a standing ovation.
Undertaker drops to a knee when the lights go out and The Wyatt Family walks out. Undertaker drops his straps ready for a fight. The lights turn back on as we see all four members of The Wyatt Family staring down Undertaker.
The Wyatt Family surrounds the ring on all of the ring aprons. Erick Rowan, Luke Harper and Braun Stroman all attack The Undertaker. Bray Wyatt tells them to keep it up as he smiles looking on. Rowan, Harper and Stroman hold Undertaker allowing Wyatt to get in some body shots and right hands on a helpless Undertaker. Wyatt continues the beatdown with stomps over Undertaker. The Wyatt’s grab Undertaker and carry him away.