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Ring of Fire match gimmick explained for Kane vs. Bray Wyatt at SummerSlam

There still seems to be some confusion over the "Ring of Fire" match gimmick being used for Kane vs. Bray Wyatt at "SummerSlam," so let's go ahead and clear it up.

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When Kane takes on Bray Wyatt at SummerSlam on Sun., Aug. 18, 2013, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, he'll do so in a "Ring of Fire" match. Because that's the terminology that was used, as opposed to saying "Inferno match," there's been some confusion.

Thankfully, on the episode of SmackDown scheduled to air tonight on SyFy (which has already aired overseas) the explanation is given.

It's simple, really. It's not an Inferno match because one wrestler does not have to light the other on fire to win the match like in times past. The set up, however, will look just like an Inferno match with a literal ring of fire surrounding the action.

The idea, of course, is that Wyatt will have to survive or die on his own in there with Kane with no outside assistance from his buzzards, Erick Rowan and Luke Harper.

Good enough for you?

Then again, maybe Kane ends up lit on fire anyway and that's what ends up writing him off TV so he can go film the sequel to See No Evil that is primed to begin production here soon.

Stay tuned.

For more on Kane vs. Wyatt click here.

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