On an October 2015 video podcast, said Cornette probably did come up with the concept, but the name Hell in a Cell came from him. Sadly, that's really just a side effect of last year's brand split, as each show only has around seven female performers on the roster at this point. Jeff Hardy via pinfall to retain the title: Despite an early ejection from the ringside area to both The Miztourage and Matt Hardy, it was Jeff Hardy who still fell victim to the number's game. Intercontinental Championship: Kevin Owens c vs. Renee then interviewed Corporate Kane and asked about his bum leg. He said he looks at challenges like this as an oppertunity for growth. I-C Champion Kevin Owens and Randy Orton vs.
He described his concept as a combination of a cage surrounding the majority of the ringside area the design, he stated, was popular in wrestling promotions and the cage used in both the and for their matches which had a top on the cage. Santino Defeated William Regal to retain the U. The Raw women's division still seems to largely be spinning its wheels, with the same match combinations being repeated ad nauseam. After tonight's tag match, No Mercy now features a fatal 4-way match for the Raw Women's title between champion Bliss, Banks, Nia Jax, and the criminally underused Emma. Paige and Alicia Fox worked a bit, then Paige went for a tag and this time it was Lynch and Charlotte who jumped to the floor, refusing to tag. The third time was on the September 28, 2009 episode of during a gauntlet match with against , and. Orton made the hot tag but Sheamus took him down quickly.
In response, Lesnar gave him a belly to belly and another F5. Still, it ranks as a classic because of its historical significance. Seth tried to escape but couldn't as Kane chokeslammed him then gave him the tombstone. The fully crimson-red structure is smaller, with the wires being less pliable, making the structure stronger, yet lighter. Chris Jericho non-title - The New Day c vs.
Solid match, but too short to be anything more. . So much for a steel cage match with no interference. Kofi and R-Truth hit their finishers simultaneous to regain the tag titles. Big Show - Kevin Owens vs. While some wrestling fans lament how slow matches between two behemoths can be, in the case of Strowman and Show, the two performers have shown, and tonight's match was no different. Rollins went for the pedigree but Cena countered, throwing off Rollins but Rollins ended up climbing the cage again.
Tonight, Madison Square Garden becomes city hall for suplex city. Strowman benefited greatly from the unselfish selling of Big Show to provide Raw with a physical and entertaining main event. Very well-thought-out in terms of psychology, with Angle going for some exceptional freestyle mat wrestling and Cena trying to counter with a street-fighting style. Escape with the title and he would cash his ticket to the biggest show of the year as one of the most unexpected and improbable champions in the history of the Showcase of the Immortals. Adding insult to injury, Strowman then tossed Show through the cage itself, in an enormous feat of strength. The crowd seems to prefer Michelle. The entire show is scheduled to air on the network and will be headlined by a steel cage match for the United States championship as champion John Cena takes on Seth Rollins.
Easily the best match of the show, wouldn't say it was as great as other matches they've had over the summer but this was a really good steel cage match. Chris Jericho Jericho talked before the match mentioning how today marked 25 years in the business and how he wrestled in a ten minute draw with Lance Storm in his first match. To find out more or to opt-out, please read our. They had heat on Becky Lynch for a while before Charlotte tagged in. At the very least, Raw succeeded in providing three hours of entertaining content even if a segment or two underdelivered what was possible coming in. Lesnar came back and gave him German suplexes but couldn't get him up for the F5 in what looked like a botch.
It's good to see young guys like Ryder getting a push like he is. Stardust came back and wore Neville's cape and did a Bo Dallas victory lap. Ziggler was worked on for a lot of the match. The original concept for the Hell in a Cell structure was created by. Paige cut a tearful promo saying she couldn't believe her teammates did this to her and she would never do anything like that to her friends, the irony being here that in fact she did do just that on Monday. Sheamus - Brock Lesnar vs.
Well, nobody ever said insane cult leaders had great memories. He made the hot tag to D-Von as he made a comeback. The two had a fun back-and-forth contest, with Hardy ultimately missing his Swanton Bomb finisher, and Miz capitalizing with the Skull-Crushing Finale. Angle's solution to keep everyone happy? Big Show, on the other hand, floundered on SmackDown. On Monday night's Raw, Big Show got a win over former U. Strowman hit his running power slam for the 1-2-3, cut a promo on Lesnar and then took out the Big Show once more.