WWE Hell in a Cell 2018, September 16th, Live Commentary & Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedSep 17, 2018 08:30 IST

Expect some gruesome consequences as WWE Superstars get into action inside Satan's structure!


08:30 (IST)17 SEP 2018

Well, that's all folks. This is Anirban signing off, to end a nutty Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. All in all a good event, with some fantastic matches. The ending of the main event is the only minus point, and the crazy red cell. Until next time!

08:26 (IST)17 SEP 2018

New Day defeated Rusev Day to retain SmackDown Tag Team Championships
Randy Orton defeated Jeff Hardy inside Hell in a Cell
Becky Lynch defeated Charlotte and became the new SmackDown Women's Champion
Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre defeated Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose to retain their Raw Tag Team Championships
AJ Styles defeated Samoa Joe to retain his WWE Championship (Ending under controversial circumstances)
Miz and Maryse defeated Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella
Ronda Rousey defeated Alexa Bliss and retained her Raw Women's Championship
Roman Reigns vs Braun Strowman ended in a No Contest after Brock Lesnar interference.

08:23 (IST)17 SEP 2018

The entire point of Hell in a Cell being a match which cannot end until there is a decision was lost tonight. Started off great, but that ending made no sense.

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End of the Main Event: Result: Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman ends in a No Contest as both men cannot continue.

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The new official comes to the ring and ends the match. Neither man can continue.

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Lesnar hits a huge F5 on Reigns, on top of Strowman. Lesnar leaves the ring and the cell, with bodies strewn everywhere. The main event of the night is in tatters.

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Lesnar tears apart the Cell Door, and climbs into the ring, where Reigns and Strowman are still laid out. Heyman sprays something in the eyes of Mick Foley, as the referee rolls around in pain. Brock uses the broken part of the table to beat up Reigns and Strowman.

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Seth Rillins and Ziggler are on the side of the cell wall, now. This is reminiscent of the first Hell in a Cell match, where Undertaker and Shawn Michaels were perched on the side of the cell and Michaels went through the table. Both men in this case went through separate tables.

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Seth Rollins and Ziggler fight one top of the cell, and are joined by McIntyre. Dean Ambrose joins them with a Kendo Stick on top of the cell. He beats them down with the Kendo Stick. But McIntyre catches it. McIntyre and Dean exchange blows and they are all laid out on top of the cell.

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Drew and Dolph comes out to do something, but Seth and Dean comes out as well. They send Drew careening, and attack Ziggler, clearing the commentary tables at thee side of the ring. Ziggler starts climbing the cell. Strowman and Reigns are out inside the ring. Seth Rollins is one top of Hell in a Cell.

08:01 (IST)17 SEP 2018

Roman keeps hitting Strowman with Superman Punches, leaving him unsteady. He then hits the Spear through the table for a near fall, as Strowman kicked out. 

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Braun drives the Steps into the chest of Roman making it hard for him to breathe. Strowman hits a Running Powerslam, but Roman still manages to kick out. Strowman steadies the table in the corner.

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Roman hits Strowman with a Superman Punch for a near fall. Roman Reigns brings out a table from under the ring. Strowman takes out Roman as he comes running with a huge shot to the forehead with the Steel Steps.

07:54 (IST)17 SEP 2018

Braun Strowman hits Roman with a Chokeslam and Foley counts the three in a botch. Foley should have stuck to being a General Manager. Braun is furious with him. 

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Roman stops Braun in his tracks with a Drive By. He hits him with a Drive By again, but now Strowman catches Reigns. He Chokeslams Reigns on the apron. Strowman takes out a chair and goes to hit him, but Roman takes out and hits Braun with a Kendo Stick. Braun breaks the Kendo Stick in half. Roman beats Braun with a chair, but Braun catches it and throws it away.

07:50 (IST)17 SEP 2018

Roman and Braun start off, with Braun throwing Reigns repeatedly into a cell. Once in the ring, Roman hits Strowman, who rolls to the outside. Strowman follows him to the outside where he drives Roman into the side of the cell. Strowman bounces Roman off the steel steps repeatedly. Strowman unhooks the steel steps and tries to hit Roman with it.

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Now: WWE Universal Championship Match - Roman Reigns (c) vs. Braun Strowman

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The Main Event is underway. Mick Foley is out in the ring to chants of Foley from the crowd. He is joined by Braun Strowman. 

07:35 (IST)17 SEP 2018

When is the last time an AJ Styles pay-per-view match had a clean finish? The guy is cursed.

07:34 (IST)17 SEP 2018

Backstage, Paige and Samoa Joe argue about when he will get his rematch. Paige agrees. She gives him a No Disqualification, No Count Out Match for WWE Super Show-Down. 
The rematch for WWE Championship between AJ Styles and Samoa Joe is set.

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And NOW, only the main event left.

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A collision in the middle of the ring leaves Ronda gasping for breath. Alexa crawls to Ronda and tries a suplex, but Ronda goes for a roll up. Alexa kicks Ronda in the ribs again. She picks up Alexa and slams her down with a powerbomb, with the rage visible on her face. She sets Alexa for a run in the corner, but Alexa catches her with a kick. She stops a punch by Alexa and slams her down, holds the arm, and the Armbar is locked in. That's it, Alexa is tapping. The match is over.
Result: Ronda Rousey defeated Alexa Bliss and retained her Raw Women's Championship

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Ronda goes to the top rope, but Alexa slips through her legs. Ronda is in trouble and hung upside down. Alexa hits her on the ribs and Alexa wrenches her head back with an Abdominal Stretch, talking trash.

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Ronda is in pain, her ribs are hurt. She tries to pick up Alexa, but her ribs gives out. Alexa hits Double Knees on Ronda's injured ribs, and then continues work on the Women's Championship.

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Alexa is thrown out of the ring and is caught by Alicia and Mickey. Alexa kicks Ronda and takes her to the corner with multiple shoulder attacks. She threw Ronda over with a Snapmare. 

07:19 (IST)17 SEP 2018

Rousey threw Alexa over her head towards the other end of the ring after catching her leg. Alexa is dragged out of an armbar situation by Alicia and Mickie. 
One important question... what is Alicia wearing?

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Rousey is here, pay-per-view makeup and all. 
Ronda and Bliss mix it up in the middle of the ring. Alexa actually had the advantage in the early going of the match.

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