PPV Fusion: Hell In A Cell 2013
The 2013 WWE Hell In A Cell Pay-Per-View starts with the team of Cody Rhodes and Goldust, the team of “The Usos” Jimmy and Jey Uso, and the team of “The Shield” Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins taking on each other in a Triple Threat Tag Team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship.
The match sees Rhodes get the victory to retain the titles for his team, when Goldust hits Rollins with a right hand, and Rhodes follows it up by hitting Rollins with Cross-Rhodes for the 3-count.
After a video promoting the “John Cena’s Fast Lane” game for Android and iOS, The Miz’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring, where he talks about how the Wyatt Family has been stalking him and beat him up, so is not medically cleared to compete.
The Miz says that this doesn’t mean that he’s not medically cleared to fight however, and he demands that they make their way out to the ring. Bray Wyatt appears on the titantron and says that it pains him to see The Miz like this, like a man who has nothing to lose.
He says that The Miz’s words mean nothing to him, and after laughing the lights go back on and The Miz is attacked by Eric Rowan and Luke Harper of the Wyatt Family. The “We Want Kane” chants from the crowd are answered, as his music hits and he makes his way to the ring to take out Rowan and Harper, and force them to bail out up the ramp.
Unfortunately for The Miz however, Kane’s attention is soon on him, as Kane grabs The Miz and hits him with a chokeslam, before setting off his ring pyro.
After a video hyping the release of WWE 2K14, Summer Rae and Fandango are pitted against Natalya and The Great Khali (accompanied by Hornswoggle) in a Mixed Tag Team match which sees Summer Rae get the victory for her team, when she rolls up Natalya for the 3-count.
After checking in with the Hell In A Cell Panel (comprised of Josh Mathews, Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth, and Kaitlyn) to get their thoughts on the night’s previous and upcoming matches, Dean Ambrose goes against Big E Langston for the United States Championship in a match which sees Langston get the victory, but Ambrose retain his title, when Ambrose decides he doesn’t want to re-enter the ring to face Langston and gets counted out.
Afterwards, Langston takes out his frustration by hitting Ambrose with a Big Ending.
After a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, CM Punk takes on Ryback and Paul Heyman in a Handicap Hell In A Cell match. Although Ryback goes inside the Cell, Heyman is instead elevated to the top of it by an elevated work platform, where he moves to the middle of the roof and stays for the entire match.
The match sees Punk get the victory, when he hits Ryback with a GTS for the 3-count. Afterwards, Punk grabs a kendo stick and climbs the outside of the Cell to reach Heyman, whereupon he hits Heyman with it and follows it up with a GTS.
After Daniel Bryan is interviewed backstage about his upcoming match with Randy Orton for the WWE Championship, and the events that led to it, “Los Matadores” Diego and Fernando (accompanied by El Torito) are pitted against “The Real Americans” Jack Swagger and Antonio Cesaro (accompanied by Zeb Colter) in a Tag Team match which sees Los Matadores get the victory, when they hit Swagger with a double team variation of a Reverse-STO for the 3-count.
After a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Alberto Del Rio goes against John Cena for the World Heavyweight Championship in a match which sees Cena get the victory to become the new World Heavyweight Champion, when he hits counters Del Rio’s cross-armbreaker attempt and hits him with an Attitude Adjustment for the 3-count.
After a video hyping the next WWE Pay-Per-View, Survivor Series on 24th November, and checking in with the Hell In A Cell Panel once again, AJ Lee (accompanied by Tamina Snuka) takes on Brie Bella (accompanied by her sister Nikki) for the Divas Championship.
The match sees AJ get the victory and retain her title, when she applies the Black Widow to Brie and forces her to tap out.
After an interaction involving Bob Backlund and “Prime Time Players” Titus O’Neil backstage to hype WWE 2K14, an interaction elsewhere backstage involving Shawn Michaels and Triple H, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Randy Orton is pitted against Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship in a Hell In A Cell match with Shawn Michaels as the Special Guest Referee.
The match sees Orton get the victory, when Michaels hits Bryan with Sweet Chin Music, and Orton covers Bryan for the 3-count. The reason for Michaels’ action is less clear however, as to whether he was actually screwing Bryan out of the title purposefully, or whether it was in retaliation for Bryan taking out Triple H with a running-knee to the head moments before.
Triple H and Randy Orton celebrate in the ring, as Hell In A Cell goes off the air.