1)Jeff Hardy vs Randy Orton
This past Sunday at the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view, Hardy took on his arch-foe. Orton in a gruesome match that lived up to the match’s billing.
Jeff Hardy took some serious punishment, Randy Orton’s brute offense was reminiscent of an Attitude Era themed hardcore match.
Randy Orton pulled Jeff Hardy’s earlobe with a screw-driver that left fans horrified and terrified. However, Jeff Hardy’s night wasn’t over yet as the high-flyer went face-first through a table after jumping from the top of the cell while swinging in full force.
Jeff Hardy was noticeably hurt and was stretchered out of the arena. It was later reported that he was coughing up blood and was experiencing excruciating abdominal pain.
Jeff Hardy wasn’t seen on SmackDown Live either but did compete in a live event earlier this week. Thus, indicating that the stretcher angle was a work.
But at the end of the match between Hardy and Ortan, Ortan takes the win.
2)Charlotte Flair vs Becky Lynch
Becky destroyed her friendship with Charlotte at SummerSlam when the Queen pinned her for the WWE Smackdown Women’s Championship. Tonight, the inaugural champion Charlotte had a chance to reclaim her prize.
A gator roll at the beginning of the match allowed Charlotte Flair to get the upper hand early, attempting to out-wrestle Becky Lynch. Eventually, Becky Lynch escaped, and the two began a back and forth attempt to lock in their signature submission moves.
Becky Lynch rolled Charlotte Flair to the middle of the ring, damaging Charlotte Flair’s arm with a gruesome arm breaker. Becky Lynch continued to work Charlotte Flair’s arm and went for a Bexploder Suplex, but Charlotte Flair fought out.
Charlotte Flair took Becky Lynch to the ground, then landed on the back of her head with a knee drop. Becky Lynch rolled to the apron, only to be dropkicked off by Charlotte Flair.
As Charlotte Flair attempted to stir, Becky Lynch went for a dive from the top. Charlotte Flair caught her, turning into a Boston Crab. Becky Lynch reached the ropes, then drove Charlotte Flair headfirst into the turnbuckle, where she injured her arm further.
Becky Lynch finally locked in the Disarm-Her, but Charlotte Flair escaped to the outside of the ring.
Charlotte Flair rolled back inside and attempted a spear, but Becky Lynch turned it into a DDT, taking out the Queen, finally, Becky Lynch picking up the win.
3)Ronda Rousey vs Alexa Bliss
Rowdy Ronda Rousey defended her Raw Women’s Championship against former Champion Bliss, in what would be one of the toughest tests as Champion in WWE.
Alexa made her way to the ring first followed by Mickie James and Alicia Fox, before Rousey evened the odds when she came out followed by former Women’s Champion Natalya.
Rousey quickly came out of the boxes with a headlock takedown, before she went for a unique pin attempt but luckily Alexa Bliss had the awareness to find her way out.
Alexa Bliss then pushed the Champion whilst she argued with the referee before Ronda Rousey followed up with a punch straight to the face. The former UFC Champion then looked to lock in the armbar early, but Mickie and Alicia played evidence at ringside.
The Goddess then sent Ronda Rousey into the bottom turnbuckle before Mickie James and Alicia Fox got involved on the outside but paid for it, inside the ring Alexa Bliss and Ronda Rousey collided as both women went for a crossbody.
An inside cradle from Ronda Rousey secured another near fall, the UFC Champion was running on pure adrenaline when she lifted Alexa Bliss up for a variation of a powerbomb before she laid down a number of punches on Alexa Bliss’s mid-section.
Ronda Rousey then delivered the Death Valley Driver before she locked in the armbar and forced The Goddess to tap.
4)Aj Style Vs Samoa Joe
As the 11th longest reigning WWE Champion, Aj Styles took it to Samoa Joe from the start, dropping the challenger with a beautiful dropkick. Taking the match to the outside, Aj Styles continued the offense, clocking Samoa Joe on the temple with a knee.
Samoa Joe did get a reprieve, wisely rolling out of harm’s way, when Aj Styles went for the Phenomenal Forearm, and gained the advantage with a knee and a kick on the outside, with the Samoan Joe being the first to get a two-count.
AJ Style attempted the Styles Clash, but a swift kick to the head ended that, though Aj Styles cracked the Samoan with a Pelé kick.
Once again attempting a Phenomenal Forearm, Samoa Joe captured Aj Styles with the Kochina Clutch, and while Samoa Joe thought AJ Style had tapped, the champ had just enough left to roll over Samoa Joe and into a successful pinfall.
5)Roman Reign vs Braun Strowman
‘The Monster Among Men’ took on ‘The Big Dog’ inside a Hell in a Cell structure for the WWE Universal Title with Mick Foley as special guest referee. And what a match it was!
Roman and Braun have had a storied rivalry, competing in a Steel Cage Match, an Ambulance Match and the Last Man Standing Match and now they met inside the ‘Devils Playground’ for Hell in a Cell!
Mick Foley is out first and he made his way into the steel structure that he infamously competed inside of during one of the most memorable and iconic matches in WWE history against the Undertaker.
Roman Reigns is the first man in the match to taste the steel of the Hell in a Cell when the ‘Monster Among Men’ gets the early advantage with his raw strength and power, launching Roman Reigns into the steel cage and ring-posts several times. Braun Strowman roars that Roman’s ‘boys’ can’t get in to help him.
Strowman used his finishing move the Running Powerslam but Roman Reigns once again kicked out near the three counts.
The match shifted in Roman Reigns favor when he managed to avoid being put through the table in the corner and instead ended up Spearing Braun Strowman through the table. Roman Reigns attempted the pin but Braun Strowman kicked out.
Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler appeared from nowhere and then Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins followed soon after with all four of the men having a massive brawl on the outside. And then Lesnar appeared and kicked the door of the cell off of its hinges and immediately attacked Mick Foley, before using the destroyed table as a weapon to beat down Braun Strowman and Roman Reigns.
Lesnar F5’d both men for good measure and then, along with his advocate, Heyman left. A new official arrived and called for the bell as neither Braun Strowman nor Roman Reigns could continue as a result of Brock Lesnar’s assault.
6)Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins vs Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre
Ziggler and Rollins started the match-up with a number of technical exchanges as the two men got a feel for one another. Dolph Ziggler got the upper hand but it was Seth Rollins who got the tag to Ambrose who got the first near fall of the match.
Seth Rollins came back in and looked to hit the Curb Stomp but Dolph Ziggler had it well scouted and escaped for a breather on the outside. Drew McIntyre was finally introduced to the match and made quick work of Seth Rollins before asking Dean Ambrose to step in the ring.
Dolph Ziggler was caught in mid-air by The Lunatic Fringe before he bounced The Showoff off the top rope and tagged in Seth Rollins, who hit the Swingblade. A distraction on the outside allowed Dolph Ziggler to hit a DDT on Seth Rollins for their first near fall of the match before Drew McIntyre then maintained control over The Architect.
Seth Rollins missed a splash on the outside before Dean Ambrose was outnumbered in the ring but still got the tag to Dean Ambrose, who met Dolph Ziggler on the top rope but the Claymore kick connected on Seth Rollins as he went for the second suplex and Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre were able to retain their Tag Team Championships.
7)Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella vs Miz and Maryse
Maryse teased starting the match with Brie Bella but then ran over to The Miz, tagging him in. The Miz got a cheap shot in when Maryse distracted Bryan, allowing Miz to connect with a big boot before beating down his long-time rival with a flurry of fists. Daniel Bryan would eventually get the upper hand and would chase The Miz away with an attempted Yes Lock.
Daniel Bryan tagged Brie Bella in when The Miz rolled outside, but The Miz tagged himself back in, keeping Maryse away from Brie Bella yet again. The Miz gained the upper hand with a knee lift to a running Daniel Bryan, followed by running dropkicks to a cornered Daniel Bryan.
Daniel Bryan fought off The Miz and went for a diving headbutt from the top rope, but the A-Lister evaded once again, keeping one step ahead of Daniel Bryan.
Miz cut off Daniel Bryan’s tag, but the GOAT launched him over the ropes and tagged in Brie Bella. The former SD Live GM Bryan came in, laying out The Miz, and Daniel Bryan & Brie lit up the Couple with Yes Kicks. Miz and Maryse avoided the final kicks to the face, rolling out in an attempt to leave, but Bryan and Brie chased them out.
Brie Bella kneed Maryse in the face, then went for a roll-up. However, Maryse countered into a pin of her own, picking up the win for the Couple.