The latest WWE pay-per-view (PPV), Hell in a Cell, will be going down tonight (Sun., June 5, 2022) from the Allstate Arena just outside Chicago, Illinois starting at 8:00 pm ET, live on Peacock (in the U.S.) and WWE Network (everywhere else).
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WWE HELL IN A CELL QUICK RESULTS
- Hell in a Cell: Cody Rhodes def. Seth Rollins
- United States Championship: Theory (c) def. Mustafa Ali
- No Holds Barred: Madcap Moss def. Happy Corbin
- The Judgment Day def. Finn Balor & AJ Styles & Liv Morgan
- Kevin Owens def. Ezekiel
- 2-on-1 Handicap: Bobby Lashley def. Omos & MVP
- Raw Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) def. Becky Lynch and Asuka
WWE HELL IN A CELL LIVE BLOG & MATCH COVERAGE
Ribonucleic acid freak out, the power of prayer. Long halls of science and all the lunatics committed there. Robot lords of Tokyo, smile taste kittens. Did you not know that the royal hunting grounds are always forbidden? Are you rolling tape now? Me? I’m just here to liveblog this here pro wrestling show.
Kayla Braxton’s panel tonight consists of Jerry “the King” Lawler, Booker T, Kevin Patrick, and Peter Rosenberg, who do pre-show things for the expected length of time.
The main show kicks off with a video package about the brutal nature of Hell in a Cell and so on.
Commentary starts off by acknowledging Cody Rhodes’ injury.
Asuka vs. Becky Lynch vs. Bianca Belair (c) (WWE Raw Women’s Championship)
Lynch jawing at the other women, shoving, trying to duck out but Asuka trips her up and Belair shoulder blocks her to the floor! Empress circling the EST, collar and elbow, Bianca with a wristlock, reversed, snapmare, Belair shrugs off a shoulder block! Off the ropes, shoulder block takes her out this time, Becky pulls her to the floor, goes up top and Bianca takes her down with an avalanche arm drag for two!
Boot up in the corner, solebutt, Asuka rushes in with a dropkick, Ace Crusher / lariat combo takes both her opponents down and chest kicks ensue! Bianca with the backbreaker rack but Asuka slips out, flying armbar but Belair is able to pivot over and deadlift her... BUCKLE BOMB COUNTERS!
Blockbuster from Lynch, cover for two, corner forearms and kicks, keeping the pressure on, exploder suplex, off the ropes, baseball slide, diving punch off the apron takes Asuka out and she throws Belair back in! Up top, diving leg drop... ASUKA BREAKS IT UP WITH A SLIDING KICK!
Trading uppercuts, Asuka with a backslide for two and then she lands a flurry of uraken and kicks, German suplex, fired up, running hip attack, cover... SO CLOSE! Bianca back in, literally marching with Becky in a delayed vertical suplex, dropkick takes Asuka out, shoulder block in the corner, up top, mounted punches!
Moonsault up and over when Lynch charges in and the mounted punches resume! Both of them down and out, champ with a handspring moonsault... ONLY TWO! Jockeying for position in the turnbuckles, again with the moonsault up and over but Asuka hits a codebreaker on each of them in turn!
Fired up, lying in wait, running hip attack wipes both of them out but can’t keep them down! Roll-through ankle lock on Lynch, Bianca tries a kick but Asuka just puts her in an ankle lock also! Both women coordinate and roll Asuka off and to the floor! Hobbling back to their feet, schoolboy from Belair just gets reversed into Dis-Arm-Her!
Bianca crawling, getting one foot under her, the other, backbreaker rack but Lynch gets the ropes! Back elbow, springboard crossbody but Belair rolls through! Asuka dropkicks the champ, Becky comes in, small package for two, Manhandle Slam and a folding press... ASUKA BREAKS IT UP!
Jockeying for position over a backslide, Manhandle Slam blocked, Alarm Clock connects, Bianca goes for the Glam Slam but Asuka kicks her head off! Becky throws her to the apron and steals the pin... ONLY TWO! Asuka with a German suplex on Lynch, she sidesteps the hip attack, big kick... DIS-ARM-HER IN THE ROPES!
Belair slips in, backbreaker rack, Asuka charges and knocks her down, small package, reversed, no finish! O’Connor roll, reversed into the Asuka Lock in the middle of the ring! Rolling around, fighting it, but Asuka won’t let go! Becky flags and fades, Belair comes in just as she gets to the ropes!
Asuka kicks Bianca’s head off, charges in, hip attack, caught... GLAM SLAM INTO THE TURNBUCKLES! Lynch cuts her off and grabs Asuka, Manhandle Slam, Belair breaks it up and throws Becky out of the ring...
Bianca Belair wins by pinfall with a lateral press on Asuka to retain the WWE Raw Women’s Championship.
We get a long video package about how dominant the Bloodline is.
Backstage, Omos and Montel Vontavious Porter are backstage talking strategy when Cedric Alexander rolls up to try and insert himself into their business.
MVP tells him the Hurt Business is done and will never come back and they’re done being associates.
Bobby Lashley vs. Montel Vontavious Porter & Omos (Handicap Match)
Porter to start, but he immediately tags out. Lashley with a go-behind, Omos offers a test of strength but Bob doesn’t take the bait and lights him up with punches! Boots up, the Nigerian Giant with a corner body avalanche and a tag to Montel! Pressing the attack, tags, Snake Eyes puts Bob into the turnbuckles and Omos crushes him!
To the floor, Omos spears Lashley through the timekeeper’s barricade! Bob makes it back in at the last second, tag to MVP and he lights him up with grounded punches for a one-count! Short elbows and punches, a knee drop to his chest... NOPE! Set him up for the Playmaker, Bob gets away, clear the apron, spear... OMOS BREAKS THE PIN UP!
Taking care of Omos, Lashley sidesteps the Drive-By, Hurt Lock applied... IT’S OVER!
Bobby Lashley wins by submission with the Hurt Lock.
Post-match, Bob celebrates with the crowd, briefly taking a fan’s replica title and holding it high.
Ezekiel vs. Kevin Owens
Ezekiel right in with a wicked knee and a diving elbow... NOT ENOUGH! Action to the floor, throwing Owens into the announce desk, trading chops, Kev puts him into the post and slides back in looking to take the countout win but Zeke makes it back in. Reverse STO for two, off the top with a moonsault for two!
Ezekiel busted open, KO striking at him and roaring about how he’s Elias before grabbing a reverse chinlock. Striking away, tornado DDT for two! Owens up top, senton atomico... THE KNEES ARE UP! Zeke with a comeback, spinebuster for two! KO cuts the rally off with a cannonball in the corner, sets him up...
Kevin Owens wins by pinfall with a Stunner.
AJ Styles, Finn Balor, & Liv Morgan vs. Judgment Day (Damian Priest, Edge, & Rhea Ripley) (Mixed Tag Team Match)
All six people immediately squaring off and brawling, babyfaces with an edge, match settles down with the women, assisted Frankensteiner takes Ripley out but she cracks a headbutt into Liv and gains control. Kick to the midsection, snap suplex, delayed vertical suplex and then the men come in.
Priest and Balor, Finn chopping him down by kicking at his knees and wrenching the leg over the ropes, but soon enough he gets isolated in the corner and worked over. Quick tags, Balor fingertips away from a tag but Priest rattles off a backbreaker! Trading strikes with vigor, Finn gets the Pele kick and the path is clear!
Tags to Edge and Styles, Styles Rush, off the ropes, sliding forearm, back suplex facebuster cuts Damian off, calling for the Styles Clash and Morgan runs Ripley off! Charging in, back body drop to the apron, Penalty Kick to Priest, he’s got Edge set up, Phenomenal Forearm... PRIEST PULLS HIM OFF THE COVER!
The women tag in, running knee and a crucifix driver from Liv... SO CLOSE! Sidestep, Tiger suplex from Rhea, double pumphandle into a straight suplex... NOPE! Pumphandle, Riptide blocked, tag to Balor, the match breaks down and all three babyfaces wail on all three heels with punches!
Judgment Day to the floor, stereo planches from the men and Morgan hits a suicide dive! Rhea cuts Finn off, things get to Edge going for the spear, Balor reverses to a pin and then hits Sling Blade! Shotgun dropkick and again Ripley gets in the way. This time Liv cuts her off and takes her to the floor but it’s too late, nobody home on the Coup de Grace!
Edge charges in...
Judgment Day win by pinfall with a spear from Edge on Finn Balor.
Happy Corbin vs. Madcap Moss (No Holds Barred Match)
Immediately brawling up the stage, where Corbin throws Moss into the LED boards! Back down to the announce table and Happy throws him over it! MOSS THROWS AN OFFICE CHAIR AT CORBIN! He throws him into the steel steps and then into the next set of steps! Madcap grabs the top step and gives chase but Corbin goes to the crowd and bowls him over with a lariat!
Gourdbuster into the timekeeper’s barricade, hammering Moss with knees, they fight over the apron and Corbin chokeslams him into the ring! Bringing a steel chair into the ring, wailing, Madcap drop toeholds him into the chair! Firing back with a Deep Six, out and back in, Moss puts him into a chair wedged into the turnbuckles and Happy is out on his feet!
Madcap waffling him with a chair, shoulder blocks on shoulder blocks send Corbin to the floor, following after him, but Happy chop blocks him on the floor! Back inside, pressing the attack, Corbin wedges the steps in the turnbuckles, Moss slips out and scoops him up... FALLAWAY SLAM INTO THE STEEL STEPS!
Hangman’s neckbreaker clutch, Punchline connects and he horsecollars Happy with a chair and hosses the steps up... AND SMASHES CORBIN’S NECK WITH THE STEEL STEPS!
Madcap Moss wins by pinfall with a lateral press.
Post-match, medics attend to Corbin.
Austin Theory (c) vs. Mustafa Ali (WWE United States Championship)
Theory with a wristlock, Ali rolls through, big chop, arm drag and Austin bails to the floor! Back inside, Mustafa catches him with a tijeras and a couple arm drags and again Theory bails to the safety for the floor, frustrated! Plancha cuts him off, back inside and up top and Austin cuts him off and sends him crashing to the floor.
Grinding Ali down with a reverse chinlock, he gets out, spinning wheel kick connects but he struggles to capitalize. Up and over, off the ropes, duck the lariat, big flying clothesline takes Austin off his feet! Sidestep, gamengiri, rolling thunder neckbreaker and Mustafa is running hot!
Up top, jockeying for position, both men end up on the floor clutching their knees! Boot in the corner, Arabian Press Spanish Fly... NOT ENOUGH! Ali reverses a pin to a crucifix for two of his own, desperate lariat leaves both men down and out! Slowly headed up top, Theory cuts him off again, fireman’s carry, reversed... MUSTAFA ALI HAS THE STF!
Austin crawling, desperate... AND HE GETS THE ROPES! Ali gets a big DDT and goes up top, hometown crowd on their feet but Theory rolls away from the 450 splash! Chop block follows, fireman’s carry...
Austin Theory wins by pinfall with A-Town Down to retain the WWE United States Championship.
Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins (Hell in a Cell)
Cody’s chest is *gnarly* from the torn pec, y’all. He fires off a left-hand jab and fends off an attempt from Rollins to target the arm. More jabs, upkick, circling, laying those jabs in, Beautiful Disaster! Seth with a back suplex, lands on his feet and follows it with the Cody Cutter!
Spinning toehold into a figure four leglock, Rollins gets the ropes but no breaks in Hell in a Cell so he drags himself to the apron and pulls a toolbox out from under the ring! He shakes it open before grabbing a kendo stick and walloing Cody in his injured pec and arm!
More kendo stick shots, jamming the point of the kendo stick right into the injured pectoral! More left-hand jabs, Cody trying to fight back into it, whip to the corner, Flair Flip and Rollins blasts him off the apron and into the cage! To the floor, jabbing the kendo stick in harder, throwing Rhodes into the cage wall and then grinding his face into it!
Back inside, Cody gets back in the fight and knocks him down, shaking life back into his injured hand, stumbling and panting and Seth nails his bad arm with the steel steps! Rollins grabs Rhodes’ ring coat and puts it on before grabbing a velvet bag from under the ropes and getting a polka dot weight belt out of it!
Going inside, whipping Cody with the belt, cover... NOPE! Seth gets a table out from under the ring and slides it inside. Setting it up, Rhodes refusing to stay down, trading right hands, Rollins rakes the eyes, going up top, Cody gets under him but his right side gives out and Seth hits Death Blow!
Setting him on the table, Rollins goes up top, Rhodes rolls away and Seth goes through the table! Cody tosses the polka dot weight belt aside and rolls to the floor, going under the ring for a duffel bag. He opens the bag... A TEXAS BULLROPE IS INSIDE OF IT! He rings the cowbell a couple times and brings it in the ring, securing the strap to his left arm.
Cody throws the far end to him and yells at him to put it on and Rollins accepts the challenge! Rhodes with a superkick and then he nails Seth across the dome with the bell... ONLY TWO! Action to the floor, on opposite sides a post and Rollins pulls him in, smashing his good shoulder into the post!
The bullrope off, another table out from under the ring, Seth slides it inside, leans it in the corner, Buckle Bomb blocked, inverted facelock... CROSS RHODES GETS A TIGHT TWO! Trying to hoist Rollins up, his arm gives out, Rollins blocks the smash, arm wringer to the bad arm and a low superkick!
BUCKLE BOMB THROUGH THE TABLE THIS TIME BUT CODY WILL NOT STAY DOWN! Cody tries and fails to pull himself up the ropes, Seth rolls to the floor and grabs a sledgehammer! Taking it inside, Rhodes blocks with a kick to the guts, underhooks blocked, reversed, Cody hits a Pedigree... NOT ENOUGH!
Rollins is down and out, Rhodes stumbles to his feet and grabs the sledge with his good hand! Lifting it up, considering the weight of it, Seth falls to the floor and Cody follows. The American Nightmare gives chase, slow and inexorable, but Rollins cuts him off, Blackout... CODY KICKS OUT!
Another Blackout, sidestep, Rollins hits a Cross Rhodes but Cody rolls through, Cross Rhodes and both men are down and out! Both crawling for the hammer, Rhodes gets it but his arm gives out and he can’t use it! Rhodes kicks the hammer away, Cross Rhodes, another one, and the throws him aside!
Cody grabs the hammer...
Cody Rhodes wins by pinfall with a sledgehammer shot to the face.
Post-match, Cody, hurting but triumphant, celebrates his win.
That’s the show, folks.