A video package opens the show focusing on the Hell in a Cell structure with comments from Mick Foley, Shawn Michaels and Edge. The package then focuses on CM Punk taking on Ryback and Paul Heyman and Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton.
A graphic opening hits welcoming us to WWE Hell in a Cell. We go live to the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami as Michael Cole is the first to welcome us to the show.
Out first is WWE Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes and Goldust.
Rey Mysterio is joining the Spanish announce team at ringside tonight.
WWE Tag Team Championships – Triple Threat Match
Cody Rhodes and Goldust (c’s) vs. The Shield vs. The Usos
We start with Goldust and Seth Rollins. Goldust immediately drops him with a clothesline and Rollins tags in Jey Uso. Goldust with a quick cross body off the ropes. Tag to Cody Rhodes who plants Jey with a front suplex. Tag to Jimmy Uso who goes for two quick rollups on Rhodes two two counts. Tag to Goldust who takes a headbutt from Jimmy and then tags Jimmy tags in Jey. Roman Reigns trips up Goldust on the outside, pulls him out and drives him back first into the side of the ring. Reigns with a big flying clothesline. Reigns had tagged himself in earlier and then tagged Rollins back in. Rollins with a boot to the head on Goldust from the outside placing Goldust over the ring apron under the bottom rope. Tag to Reigns who keeps Goldust grounded with a front face lock and then transitions into a side headlock on the mat. Reigns prevents a hot tag to Cody. Goldust plants Reigns with a quick DDT. Rollins with a tag, dropkicks Cody off the ring apron, Goldust with a back body drop on Rollins and no tag to Cody is possible. Goldust dumps Reigns over the top rope pulling it down. Reigns and Rollins take out both The Usos, Reigns plants Goldust near the corner and Cody breaks up a pinfall attempt. Reigns launches Goldust to the corner. Goldust with a big snap powerslam on Reigns. Hot tag to Cody. Missile dropkick to Reigns. Close rollup on Rollins. Cody connects with a moonsault off the top turnbuckle on Rollins for another close two count. Cody with a low blow kick. Blind tag from Jimmy who superkicks Rollins when Cody misses his kick.
Reigns breaks up another pinfall attempt on Rollins. Reigns catches Goldust when he charges. They are both dumped over the top rope. Jey leaps over the top rope and takes out Goldust and Reigns. Jimmy with a samoan drop on Rollins, hooks the leg and gets a close two count. Rollins crotches Jimmy. Cody tags himself in. Rollins with a big kick to the head of Cody as he places him up on the top turnbuckle. Cody fights off Rollins with rights. Cody with a superplex on Rollins facing the other way to the ringside area as they literally take out everyone! Top rope splash from Jimmy as Cody tried to cover Rollins. Reigns with a spear on Jimmy. Rollins tosses Jey out. Rollins with a kick to the head on Goldust. Cody goes for his springboard kick, Rollins catches him on his shoulders, Goldust with a big uppercut and Cody with the Cross Rhodes on Rollins to get the pinfall.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: Cody Rhodes and Goldust
After the match, we see highlights leading to the big finish.
Backstage, we see Triple H visiting with Shawn Michaels.
The Miz is out next. He talks about The Wyatt Family stalking him for weeks. Miz said he hasn’t medically cleared to compete tonight, but he still wants a fight. He talks about following the buzzards to Bray. He adds, “Come and get me.” Bray Wyatt shows up on the tron and said it pains him to see Miz the way he is. Wyatt says, “Please understand, your words mean less than salt to me. And if you could only see the monster that lives behind my eyes…” The lights return and Luke Harper and Erick Rowan attack Miz. Rowan with a big corner splash on Miz and Harper follows with a big boot. Kane’s pyro goes off and he walks out. Kane with a big boot to Rowan on the outside. Kane hits the ring and tosses Harper over the top rope. Harper and Rowan bail. Kane then gives Miz a chokeslam. Kane goes his pose as pyro launches off from all four corners.
Fandango is out next with Summer Rae. Fandango grabs a mic and quiets the crowd in Miami. He said the Miami crowd thinks they know all about salsa dancing, but what they know is primitive and crude. He said only one true master of the art of salsa is, “Faaaaaaaaaandaaaaaaaaaaaangoooooooooo.” Fandango and Summer Rae start to salsa dance in the ring. The Great Khali’s music hits to cut him off.
Fandango and Summer Rae vs. The Great Khali and Natalya w/ Hornswoggle
The Great Khali with a few knockdowns and a big chop to Fandango early on. Tag to Summer Rae and Natalya gets the tag. Natalya with a quick headlock takedown. Summer with a quick hip toss. Natalya fires back with a boot to the face. Summer responds with a dropkick. Natalya trips up Summer and executes a quick firemans carry. Natalya with a drop toe hold and butt slap to Summer. Tag to Fandango dancing towards Natalya. Natalya trips up Fandango. Hornswoggle laughs at Fandango at ringside. He goes to attack Hornswoggle when Khali brings him in. Khali with a giant chest chop to Fandango. Tags back to Summer and in comes Natalya. Summer gets a rollup on Natalya for the pinfall.
Winners: Fandango and Summer Rae
We go to the Hell in a Cell panel with Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth and Kaitlyn.
WWE United States Championship Match
Dean Ambrose (c) vs. Big E Langston
Dean Ambrose slaps Big E Langston and Big E responds with a big takedown. Big E with big shots to Ambrose in the corner, tosses him to the other and gets in a big spear. Big E drops Ambrose over his knee, but takes a quick elbow from Ambrose. Ambrose with chops and Big E hardly budges. Big E with high knees, puts Ambrose on his shoulder and then launches him off. Big E launches Ambrose to the outside and Ambrose favors his knee. Ambrose is back in and dropping boots to Big E. Ambrose sends Big E face first into the steel ring post and Big E falls to the outside. The referee starts the count. Big E slides in before the 10 and Ambrose with more boots. Ambrose with a quick headbutt and body shots. Ambrose takes the back of Big E applying a sleeper. Big E breaks it up slamming Ambrose to the corner. Big E with clotheslines and a high back body drop. Big E with a huge clothesline off the ropes. Big E hits the ropes and misses a splash. Big E with a belly to belly. Ambrose tries to bail and Big E chases him down bringing him back to the ring. Ambrose with a DDT resulting in a two count back in the ring. Ambrose misses a corner splash, recovers on the ring apron and Big E with a spear on Ambrose through the ropes to the outside. Big E is busted open under his eye. Big E slides in first. The referee reaches the 10 count and calls for the bell.
Winner via DQ: Big E Langston
Still WWE United States Champion: Dean Ambrose
After the match, Big E Langston attacks Dean Ambrose and holds up the WWE United States Championship. We see highlights of the match including where it appears Big E suffered the cut under his eye going in for a full body clothesline on Ambrose.
The Hell in a Cell is now lowering around the ring.
Video from RAW on Monday airs of CM Punk beating the clock.
Handicap Hell in a Cell Match
CM Punk vs. Ryback and Paul Heyman
CM Punk entered the Hell in a Cell first. Ryback was out second, but no Paul Heyman. We then see Heyman arriving on a moving machine lift near the entrance area. It’s taking forever to get to the ringside area. Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and JBL are laughing. It finally gets near the Hell in a Cell structure. Heyman gets on a mic taunting Punk as he is now standing on top of the Hell in a Cell structure.
The bell rings and here we go. Punk with body shots to Ryback early on. Punk trips up Ryback and works over his knee with big kicks. Punk with a suicide dive taking out Ryback against the side of the cell structure. Ryback fights back lifting up Punk and driving him back first into the cell. Ryback grabs a kendo stick and cracks it over the body of Punk. Ryback slides Punk back in and cracks the kendo stick over his back. Ryback with a quick body splash over the back of Punk. Punk pulls down the top rope launching Ryback to the outside. Punk comes off the top turnbuckle connecting with a quick sledgehammer shot. Punk pulls a table out from under the ring when Ryback runs up and pushes him into the steel steps. Ryback suplexes Punk into the side of the cage hanging on three times. Back in the ring, Ryback with a back suplex on Punk. Ryback with his modified stunner on Punk over his back for a two count. We see a shot of Heyman staring down from the top of the cell structure. Punk with a springboard cross body on Ryback. Punk with a high knee to the jaw of Ryback in the corner. Ryback catches Punk springboarding off the top rope and gets in a quick slam for a two count. Ryback has Punk up. Punk counters, Ryback hits the corner, Punk grabs the kendo stick and cracks it across the gut of Ryback. Punk cracks the kendo stick over the back of Ryback. Punk catches Ryback in the throat with the stick, charges and connects with another high knee. Punk drops Ryback with a clothesline and goes up top. Punk off the top with a flying elbow.
Punk with more shots to the body of Ryback using the kendo stick. Punk goes to the outside and grabs the table he pulled out earlier. Punk starts to set it up in the ring when Ryback cuts him off. Ryback sets the table up on its side. Punk counters Ryback. Ryback comes back twisting and crotching Punk over the table corner. Ryback then levels Punk with a big clothesline. Punk fights back with shots on Ryback, setting up the table and putting Ryback on it. Punk comes off the top rope with another flying elbow crashing over Ryback through the table. Heyman looks concerned staring down from up top. Punk with a shot to the head of Ryback using the kendo stick and then connects with the GTS. Punk hooks the leg of Ryback and gets the pinfall. Heyman can’t believe Ryback lost.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match, CM Punk looks up at Paul Heyman smiling. Punk grabs the kendo stick, puts it in his trunks and starts climbing up to the top. Heyman has no where to go as Punk reaches the top and pulls out the kendo stick. Punk pokes Heyman with the kendo stick. Punk kisses the head of Heyman and starts beating him with the kendo stick. Punk with a GTS on Heyman on top of the Hell in a Cell.
Backstage, Renee Young is with Daniel Bryan. Bryan hopes HBK does “what’s best for business” tonight by being an impartial referee.
We are back at ringside and Michael Cole points out the Hell in a Cell structure is still surrounding the ring since Paul Heyman is still out up top.
Los Matadores w/ El Torito vs. The Real Americans w/ Zeb Colter
Before the match, Zeb Colter insults the crowd in Miami and is ashamed they have to share the same air with these three “border hopin’ banditos.”
We start with Antonio Cesaro and Diego. Diego with a few quick head scissors takedowns. Jack Swagger gets the tag and takes out the knee of Diego on the outside. Tag to Cesaro who is lifted up and down over Diego. Swagger gets the tag and levels Diego with a big clothesline. Quick tag back to Cesaro who keeps Diego grounded with a headlock. Cesaro with the Cesaro Swing on Diego. He looks to slow down and keeps it going even faster. This time Cesaro is a little dizzy when Fernando hits the ring to break up the pinfall attempt. Diego with a kick to the head of Cesaro. Hot tag to Fernando. Fernando with quick shots to Cesaro and Swagger including a big cross body on Swagger. Fernando plants Swagger face first on the mat and Cesaro breaks up the pin. Diego with a dropkick to send Cesaro to the outside. Cesaro drives Diego back first into the ring barricade. In the ring, Fernando misses a shot from the second rope. Swagger has the Ankle Lock applied. Cesaro pulls back on the bottom rope. Fernando sends Swagger into Cesaro on the ring apron to break up the submission attempt. Double team shot on Swagger by Los Matadores and they get the pinfall on Swagger.
Winners: Los Matadores
After the match, Zeb Colter is upset laying down face first on the mat upset. He sits up to see Los Matadores and El Torito around him. El Torito is lifted up taking out Antonio Cesaro with a head scissors takedown. El Torito spears Zeb in the rear end to the outside and then springboards to the outside taking out Jack Swagger. The Real Americans limp to the back as Los Matadores and El Torito celebrate.
A video package runs hyping the return of John Cena tonight.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. John Cena
Lilian Garcia handled the ring introductions for the challenger John Cena and champion Alberto Del Rio. Garcia handled Del Rio’s introduction in Spanish.
The bell rings and John Cena goes for a headlock when Alberto Del Rio charges in. Del Rio immediately goes on the attack on the bad arm of Cena. Cena bails and regroups at ringside adjusting his heavily padded elbow pad. Cena returns and lands a quick shoulder block. Del Rio with a quick kick and big right hands sending Cena to the mat. Del Rio immediately jumps back in with big boots to the head. Cena with rights fighting back. Cena connects with his jumping bulldog. Del Rio with a big dropkick that sends Cena to the outside and Del Rio follows with a kick to the bad arm of Cena. Back in the ring, Del Rio with a cover for two. Del Rio charges back in with a boot to the face. Del Rio kicks Cena away and connects with a big release german suplex. Del Rio works over the bad arm of Cena and Cena gets his foot on the bottom rope to break it up. Del Rio goes right back to the arm keeping Cena grounded. Cena pushes off and connects with a dropkick. Del Rio cuts off any more offense from Cena with a big elbow. We see a shot of Damien Sandow watching from the back holding his “Money in the Bank” briefcase. Del Rio falls to the outside when Cena moves and Del Rio slides through the ropes. Del Rio is back in coming off the top turnbuckle when Cena catches him in the air with a dropkick. Cena with his repeated jumping shoulder blocks and plants Del Rio in the middle of the ring. Cena calls for the Five Knuckle Shuffle and connects. Del Rio counters an AA into a quick backstabber resulting in a two count. Cena counters an armbreaker attempt.
Cena with an elbow to Del Rio in the corner. Cena with a tornado DDT from the second rope, hooks the leg and Del Rio kicks out after two. Cena is going up top and Del Rio jumps up catching him with a big kick to the head resulting in another two count. We see another shot of Sandow looking on from the back teasing that he will cash in his briefcase tonight. Cena avoids another kick to the head, Del Rio kicks Cena away, Del Rio counters an AA and Del Rio connects with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker on Cena for a two count. Del Rio has Cena in the tree of woe with his bad arm dangling. Del Rio with a quick kick. Cena lifts himself up when Del Rio charges in and Del Rio hits the steel ring post. Cena connects with a top rope cross body resulting in a two count. Del Rio goes for the cross armbreaker. Cena rolls through and gets the STF locked in. Del Rio is reaching for the bottom rope and gets two fingers on the bottom rope. The referee forces the break. Del Rio with one kick and a second kick right to the head of Cena. Del Rio hooks the leg and Cena continues to kick out. Del Rio gets the cross armbreaker applied. Cena is trying to prevent his arm from being full extended. Del Rio exposes Cena’s bad elbow pulling down the pad. Del Rio has Cena down on his shoulders. Cena gets up after two, power lifts up Del Rio and gets him down with a big powerbomb. Series of counters. Cena with an AA. Cena gets the pinfall.
Winner and new WWE World Heavyweight Champion: John Cena
After the match, we see highlights leading to the finish including Cena’s emotional reaction. Back live, we see a shot of Cena holding up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship looking at the camera, “Back in the game!”
We go back to the Hell in a Cell panel to talk John Cena’s return and title win.
WWE Divas Championship Match
AJ Lee (c) w/ Tamina Snuka vs. Brie Bella w/ Nikki Bella
Lock up and push off as we see a shot of AJ Lee smiling at Brie Bella. AJ pie faces Brie. Brie follows with a big elbow and rollup for a two count. AJ steps on the foot of Brie. Brie with a quick suplex. AJ knocks Brie off the ring apron to the outside. AJ tosses Brie back in the ring. AJ with a quick neckbreaker on Brie and then skips around the ring. Brie with a high knee to AJ. AJ jumps on Brie and wraps her legs around her. Brie fights off and connects with a dropkick. AJ sends Brie shoulder first into the corner. AJ attempts her Black Widow and Brie counters out. Brie gets a half Boston Crab applied. Tamina Snuka jumps up on the ring apron and Nikki Bella pulls her off. Nikki jumps on Tamina at the ringside area. Brie accidentally takes out Nikki through the ropes. AJ gets the Black Widow applied. Brie taps.
Winner and still WWE Divas Champion: AJ Lee
After the match, Tamina Snuka hits the ring as AJ Lee is handed the WWE Divas Championship. We then see highlights leading to the finish. Back live, AJ is celebrating her win with Tamina in the entrance area as they stare down the Bella’s.
Backstage, The Prime Time Players are playing WWE 2K14 when Bob Backlund walks up. Titus O’Neil asks why he is so sweaty. Mr. Backlund doesn’t like video games. Backlund joins them for a millions of dollars dance.
Backstage, we see a shot of a serious talk between Triple H and Shawn Michaels. We can hear HBK say “no” as he walks off and an upset Triple H stares him down.
A video package runs hyping Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton tonight.
WWE Championship – Hell in a Cell Match
Special Guest Referee: Shawn Michaels
Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton
WWE COO Triple H walked out with the WWE Championship belt before the start of the main event. Triple H extends his hand to Bryan smiling and Bryan refuses to shake his hand. The Hell in a Cell lowers around the ring and the bell rings.
Bryan and Orton exchange shots early on. Orton with a snap powerslam early. Bryan drops Orton’s jaw off the top rope. Bryan goes up top and connects with a missile dropkick to the chest of Orton. Bryan with body kicks to Orton in the corner. Orton cuts off Bryan with a quick dropkick. Orton drops Bryan over the top rope. Orton again drops Bryan over the ropes. Orton with a charge to Bryan sending Bryan into the side of the cell structure and follows by sending Bryan shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Orton picks up the top part of the steel steps and hits Bryan in the shoulder with it. Orton tosses the steps away and picks up the bottom steps instead. Orton sits them up near the cage. Orton grabs the head of Bryan and pushes it into the side of the cell. Bryan counters and irish whips Orton shoulder first into the steel steps. Bryan with kicks to the chest of Orton and then sends him face first into the side of the cell repeatedly. Back in the ring, Bryan with a hook of the leg and Orton kicks out. Bryan with big chest and back kicks to Orton. Bryan gets Orton in the tree of woe in the corner, gets in a few kicks, backs up and connects with a big jumping dropkick. Orton blocks a dropkick from Bryan holding on to the ropes, but Bryan immediately fires back with a big dropkick that sends Orton over the top rope to the outside. Bryan with a suicide dive through the ropes sending Orton back first into the side of the cell. Bryan does this a second time to Orton. Bryan attempts a third time and Orton pushes Bryan head first into the cell.
Orton has Bryan up on the top turnbuckle landing some big right hands. Bryan counters and connects with a powerbomb on Orton using the second rope. Bryan and Orton exchange big uppercuts. They turn up the speed of the uppercuts between the two. Bryan catches Orton with a big jumping clothesline. Bryan lands a dropkick in the corner, second dropkick and then starts kicking Orton in the chest. Bryan with a top rope huricanrana on Orton. Bryan goes up top and connects with his flying headbutt. Bryan hooks the leg and Orton kicks out after two. Bryan with more kicks to the chest of Orton. Orton with a rollup for two. Bryan goes for the Yes Lock countering out of the pinfall and gets it locked in. Orton reaches for the ropes and HBK yells out that we have no rope breaks in this match. Orton pushes off and slides to the outside. Bryan sends Orton shoulder first into the side of the cell repeatedly. Bryan then squishes Orton’s face against the cell and follows with a big running dropkick to the jaw. Bryan grabs a steel chair, hits Orton in the gut with it and cracks it over his back three times. Bryan tosses the chair back in the ring and grabs a second throwing that in the ring. Bryan brings in a third chair, walks around the ring and gets a fourth chair. Bryan tosses in a fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth chair. Bryan grabs another chair and says, “Out of my way Shawn.” Bryan cracks that chair over the back of Orton. Bryan tosses Orton back in the ring with a sea of chairs all over the mat. Orton rakes the eyes of Bryan hitting him with a chair.
Orton with another shot to Bryan using the chair, covers and gets a two count. Orton cracks the chair over the back of Bryan again, another cover and another kick out by Bryan. Orton starts collecting the chairs putting them on top of each other in the middle of the ring. Orton picks up Bryan, tosses him up to the top turnbuckle and is teasing a superplex. Bryan with shots to the ribs of Orton and a headbutt. Orton crotches Bryan up top. Orton with a superplex on Bryan over the chairs. Bryan’s legs caught most of the chairs on the way down, Orton covers and Bryan kicks out. Triple H is walking back out and walking around the cell at ringside. He is arguing with HBK about the last three count. Bryan catches Orton with a boot in the corner. Orton counters and launches Bryan over his head. HBK is still arguing with Triple H missing the pinfall attempt by Orton. Orton yells at HBK to do his job. Triple H joins in. Orton says HBK has been slow counting him all night. HBK tells Triple H to get off his back. HBK yells back at Triple H, “Let me do this!” HBK returns to the ring as Orton counters a Yes Lock attempt. Orton tosses Bryan through the ropes, hangs on and drops him with a DDT. Triple H takes off his jacket and starts jumping up on the cell to get HBK’s attention. Referee bump when Bryan pushes Orton into HBK. Triple H is asking if he is alright. Triple H grabs a WWE medical employee and orders the cell door to be opened. In the ring, Bryan lights up Orton with a huge knee to the head! Bryan is trying to help HBK up to do the count.
Triple H gets in the cell and tosses Bryan away. Triple H is checking on HBK. Bryan backs up shaking his head. Bryan runs forward and takes out Triple H with a running knee to the head. HBK then walks up and takes out Bryan with Sweet Chin Music. Orton hooks the leg. HBK drops down and counts the pin.
Winner and new WWE Champion: Randy Orton
After the match, we see a shot of an upset Shawn Michaels leaving the cell and heading to the back. Randy Orton is handed the WWE Championship and he starts to celebrate as the Hell in a Cell structure is lifted back up. WWE officials are checking on Daniel Bryan as we see a shot of Orton helping Triple H to his feet. Triple H smiles and holds up the arm of Orton. We go off the air with Triple H and Randy Orton celebrating the win.