WWE Hell in a Cell 2022 Results: Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins, Belair retains, Theory beats Ali

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WWE Hell in a Cell

June 5th, 2022

By: John Siino

Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL

Commentary: Jimmy Smith, Corey Graves & Byron Saxton

RESULTS
*Hell in a Cell: Cody Rhodes over Seth Rollins in 24:21
*United States Championship: Theory (champion) over Mustafa Ali in 10:25
*No Holds Barred: Madcap Moss over Happy Corbin in 12:06
*The Judgment Day (Edge, Damian Priest & Rhea Ripley) over AJ Styles, Finn Balor & Liv Morgan in 16:03
*Kevin Owens over Ezekiel in 9:21
*2-on-1 Handicap Match: Bobby Lashley over Omos & MVP in 8:22
*Raw Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair (champion) over Asuka and Becky Lynch in 18:56

WWE Raw Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) vs. vs. Becky Lynch vs. Asuka

The crowd is fully behind Bianca here as Becky starts the match trying to turn Bianca and Asuka against each other, just to get dumped to the outside. Bianca and Asuka go at it, until Becky pulls Asuka out, and kicks Bianca on the apron just to get slammed off the top rope for a two count. Asuka comes in and takes them both out before landing kicks on them both. Asuka escapes out of a KOD attempt and lands a flying armbar on Bianca, but she quickly powers her way out and powerbombs Asuka into the corner. Becky catches Asuka off the top rope and slams her on top of Bianca before getting two counts on both of them. Becky and Bianca go at it, with Becky hitting a leg drop off the ropes on Bianca who was on the ropes for a two, as Asuka got laid out to the outside. They go back and forth until Becky hits an exploder suplex sending Bianca to the outside, as Becky takes out Asuka with a basement dropkick before sending Bianca back inside. Becky goes to the top rope and hits a flying leg drop but Asuka runs in and breaks it up with a sliding kick to Becky.

Becky and Asuka start trading forearms until Asuka hits a flurry of kicks and a German Suplex. The crowd goes wild for Asuka as she hits a running hip attack for a two count. Becky reverses out of the Asuka Lock and tries to put on the Disarmer but Bianca runs in and tries the KOD, but Becky escapes as Bianca hits her with an impressive vertical suplex by marching in place. Bianca starts punching Asuka in the corner, before moonsaulting to dodge Becky and start delivering the ten punches to both of them. Becky escapes and pulls on the braid, but Bianca takes her out with a spinebuster before slamming Asuka down on Becky. Bianca comes back with the springboard moonsault and gets a two-count. Bianca sets Becky up for a superplex, but Asuka breaks it up and hits double knees on both of them as they jump off. Asuka comes back and hits a double hip toss on both of them but only gets two counts. Asuka catches both Becky and Bianca and puts on a double ankle lock but they both roll out to break it up and send Asuka to the outside. Becky and Bianca go at it while both limping until Becky tries to lock on the Disarmer. Bianca powers out and catches Becky in a crossbody attempt. Asuka comes back with a missile dropkick, but Becky sends her to the outside. Becky hits the Manhandle Slam on Bianca, but Asuka runs in and breaks it up. Becky and Asuka go at it, until Bianca runs in and gets kicked in the head by Asuka. Becky tries to go for the pin but Asuka breaks it up at the last possible second. Asuka hits a German Suplex on Becky, but Becky comes back and catches her in the ropes for a Disarmer. Bianca tries to hit Becky with the KOD but gets knocked off the apron. Becky and Asuka go back and forth with pin attempts until Asuka puts on the Asuka Lock. Bianca runs in and breaks it up and catches Asuka slamming her into the turnbuckle. Becky breaks it up and hits the Manhandle Slam, but Bianca runs back in, tosses Becky out, and gets the pin for the win.

Winner: Bianca Belair by pinfall at 18:56, to retain

Fall Mighty

Omos and MVP were backstage discussing strategy until Cedric Alexander bumped into them and tried to offer help. MVP stopped him and told him that the Hurt Business is done and it will never come back and they won’t be associates anymore. Omos tells Cedric that it’s time for him to go. We then go into the MVP diss track on Bobby Lashley, which is really good.

Omos & MVP vs. Bobby Lashley

MVP starts with Lashley for this handicap match but goes right into his corner and tags out to Omos. Lashley fails to knock down Omos, tries a hammerlock, and gets tossed down like nothing. Omos puts his hand up for a test of strength, but Lashley goes to punch him instead until Omos throws him in the corner. MVP pulls on Lashley’s leg as Omos tosses Lashley to the other side of the ring and tags in MVP. MVP mounts him with punches, before raking his eyes and tagging out to Lashley. Lashley’s kicks target Omos’ legs and knocks him down with a clothesline to the back. Lashley goes for a suplex, but Omos reverses out and slams Lashley down face first. Omos hits snake eyes on Lashley, before splashing him in the corner a couple of times. MVP tags in and sends Lashley to the outside with a running boot in the corner. Omos runs into Lashley and crashes him right through the barricade, the referee starts counting him out, but Lashley gets right in at nine. MVP tags in and mounts Lashley with punches and pin attempts. Lashley is able to escape, knock Omos off the apron and spear MVP, but Omos runs right in and breaks up the pin attempt. Cedric Alexander runs in and jumps off the top rope but Omos catches him and sends him to the outside. Lashley comes right back and spears down Omos and puts MVP in the Hurt Lock, as MVP taps out.

Winner: Bobby Lashley by submission, at 8:22

Kevin Owens vs. Ezekiel

Owens starts the match calling Ezekiel a liar as the crowd starts a ‘Zeke’ chant. Ezekiel hits a jumping knee right away and hits a flying elbow drop for a two count. They start brawling on the outside and by the announcer’s desk before Owens whips Ezekiel into the ring post. Back inside, Owens hits a DDT and gets a two-count as Ezekiel is busted open on his forehead. Owens comes right back and hits a moonsault off the ropes for a two count and screams to the crowd ‘That’s Elias!’.  Ezekiel tries to fight back but Owens takes him down with a clothesline and starts fish hooking Ezekiel in the ropes telling him to smile because he’s Elias. Ezekiel comes back and whips Owens hard into the corner before they go into a forearm exchange. Owens hits a tornado DDT and gets a two-count, goes right to the top rope, and tries a senton that Ezekiel blocks with his knees. Ezekiel goes into a rage and starts attacking Owens in the corner, including a couple of big splashes but misses the third one in the corner. Ezekiel comes right back and hits a spinebuster for a two-count. Owens tries a stunner but ends up hitting a pop-up powerbomb for a two instead. Owens starts pushing Ezekiel telling him to admit he’s Elias until he hits another jumping knee and goes to the top rope. Owens knocks him down and hits a pair of superkicks followed by the cannonball and the stunner the whole time screaming Elias as he gets the pin and the win.

Winner: Kevin Owens by pinfall at 9:21

The Judgment Day (Edge, Damian Priest & Rhea Ripley) vs. AJ Styles, Finn Balor & Liv Morgan

Rhea Ripley and Liv Morgan start the match, but everybody else gets in the ring and starts brawling until the baby faces are left standing with Styles tossing Morgan into Ripley where she hits a hurricanrana and stays in control until Ripley stops her with a headbutt. Ripley stays in control and hits a suplex for a two-count before keeping Morgan in the corner with shoulder blocks. Morgan kicks her off and hits a dropkick before Morgan tags out to Styles, who asks for Edge, but instead, Priest comes in. Styles stays in control until he tags out to Balor as they work on Priest’s arm. Edge and Balor start fighting on the outside for a bit, before taking it back inside where The Judgment Day keeps Balor in their corner. Priest stays in control and goes for a pin attempt before tagging out to Edge. Edge whips Balor hard into the corner but Balor is able to fight back and try and tag out only to be slammed face first by Edge who gets a two count. Priest comes in and holds Balor down and hits him with a backbreaker as he’s trying to make the tag to Styles. They start trading some offense until Balor knocks Priest down with a kick and is able to make the hot tag to Styles who starts fighting off Edge and Priest. Styles hits a splash in the corner and a backbreaker for a two on Edge and calls for the Styles Clash, but Ripley breaks it up.

Styles comes back and hits the Phenomenal Forearm on Edge, but Priest breaks up the count. Ripley and Morgan tag in as Morgan hits a crucifix driver for a two count until Ripley catches her and hits a half-and-half suplex followed by a suplex for a two count. Ripley goes for the Riptide, but Morgan escapes and hits a DDT before tagging out to Balor. All six people start brawling in the ring, as the babyfaces knock Judgment Day to the outside and dive onto them. Balor knocks Priest down and goes to the top rope but Ripley knocks Balor down. Priest hits a chokeslam on Balor, but Styles takes him out with a Phenomenal Forearm. Edge throws Styles to the outside and tries a spear, but Balor reverses it, hits the sling blade, and goes back to the top rope. This time, Ripley gets right in front of him, but Morgan takes her out. Edge dodges Balor and hits the spear for the pin.

Winners: The Judgment Day (Edge, Damian Priest & Rhea Ripley) by pinfall at 16:03

Bobby Lashley is walking backstage and bumps into Cedric Alexander asking why he came out tonight. Alexander said it wasn’t for Lashley but for himself and needs to find a way to stand on his own two feet. Lashley says he’s proud of him for standing up for himself but tells him to never mess up in one of his matches again but leaves on a good note.

No Holds Barred Match: Happy Corbin vs. Madcap Moss

Michael Cole joined Corey Graves for this sole Smackdown representation tonight, as they said Pat McAfee is off. Right away Moss sends Corbin to the outside as they go brawling up the stage and toss each other into the lights and barricades. Corbin teases using a chair, but doesn’t, instead tosses Moss over the announcer’s table, but Moss tosses one of the commentators’ chairs right into Corbin before sending him into the steel steps. Corbin teases grabbing a table from under the ring but doesn’t just to piss off this Chicago crowd. Corbin tosses Moss back instead and starts smacking him with a steel chair including one shot to the back of Moss’ neck.

Corbin sets Moss onto a chair, but Moss dodges him and knocks Corbin into it with a drop toe hold. Corbin comes right back with the Deep Six and gets a two count. Corbin goes and grabs another chair and starts choking Moss with it before wedging the chair in the corner. Moss is able to dodge as Corbin goes crashing into the chair. The crowd starts chanting for tables and gets upset when Moss grabs the chair again. Moss starts smacking Corbin with it and screams ‘It’s not a table, but I’mma whoop his ass!’.  Moss hits a DDT to Corbin on top of the chair but Corbin kicks out at two. Moss hits shoulder tackles in the corner and tackles Corbin over the top rope. Moss runs to Corbin on the outside but Corbin hits him with a chop block and sends him over the barricade. Corbin wraps the chair around Moss’ neck and sends him to the announcer’s table. Corbin brings steel steps into the ring and places them in the corner. Corbin goes to send Moss into the steel steps, but he gets out and sends Corbin into them with a fall-away slam followed by the Punchline. Moss now wraps a chair around Corbin’s neck and slams the steel steps down on the chair before going for the pin for the win.

Winner: Madcap Moss by pinfall at 12:05

Referees and medical personnel help Corbin after the match, putting a neck brace on him and stretching him out.

WWE United States Championship: Theory (c) vs. Mustafa Ali

Ali gets introduced as Chicago’s own and gets a big reaction, with Chicago-themed gear as they say his family is here to watch him. They go back and forth to start with Ali hitting a pair of arm drags sending Theory to the outside. Theory teases going back inside but goes right back out as Ali meets him with a kick, heads to the top rope, and hits him with a crossbody. Theory comes back slamming Ali into the ring post shoulder first, before heading back inside where he meets him with stomps. Ali goes to the top rope, but Theory pushes him down to the outside. Theory stays in control until Ali rolls him up for a two-count and hits a spinning kick knocking Theory down. They run the ropes until Ali hits a kick in the corner followed by a rolling neckbreaker. They fight on the top rope before Ali gets knocked down but hits Theory with a superkick as he jumps down, getting a two-count. Theory comes back with multiple pin attempts until Ali stops him with a hard clothesline. They fight in the corner as Ali hits a Tornado DDT off the second rope, goes to the top rope but gets knocked down by Theory. Theory goes for the A-Town Down, but Ali reverses it and puts on an STF, but Theory reaches and grabs the rope. Ali stays in control and hits a DDT off the ropes, heads to the top rope but misses the 450 Splash. Theory hits a chop block and continues to go after Ali’s knee and hits the A-Town Down for the pin and the win.

Winner: Theory by pinfall at 10:25, to retain

Hell in a Cell Match: Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins

Seth Rollins comes out in polka dot gear, ala Dusty Rhodes. Cody’s right pec is incredibly bruised as he takes off his robe. Rollins goes right for it but Cody comes right back with the Disaster Kick and the Cody Cutter but Cody looks like he’s in immense pain. Cody goes right for the figure four, but Rollins uses the ropes to grab a kendo stick from under the ring to fight his way out of the move. Rollins starts attacking Cody with the kendo stick including driving the stick into Cody’s bruised chest. Cody takes the stick away and lands a bunch of punches before he gets pushed into the cell. Rollins continues to attack Cody in the cell while using the kendo stick. Cody is able to fight back and knocks Rollins to the outside. When Cody goes to meet him, Rollins stops him with the steel steps. Rollins then goes and puts on Cody’s jacket and starts smacking Cody in the back with a weight belt. Rollins grabs a table from under the ring, and the crowd explodes in cheer and chants ‘Thank you Rollins’. They just wanted a table all night, I’m happy for Chicago, they deserve it.

Rollins sets the table up and goes to the top rope with Cody, but they both fail to land a move. Rollins places Cody on the table and tries a frog splash but Cody moves as Rollins goes crashing into the table. Cody goes under the ring and grabs a bull rope, wrapping it around his wrist, challenging Rollins to do the same. Rollins agrees and puts it on himself as we now have an impromptu bull rope match. Cody takes control and whips Rollins around, before landing a superkick and smacking Rollins in the head with the cowbell. They head to the outside where Rollins drives Cody head first into the ring post, before taking the bull rope off his wrist. Rollins grabs another table and sets it up in the corner. Rollins tries to powerbomb Cody into it, but Cody reverses and hits a Cross Rhodes for a two. Rhodes tries to pick him up, but his pec injuries prevent him as Rollins picks him up and powerbombs Cody right through the table for a two count. Rollins goes and grabs a sledgehammer from under the ring and starts screaming that the throne is his. Cody kicks him in the gut and hits the pedigree but only gets a two. Cody picks up the sledgehammer, but Rollins escapes to the outside. Cody starts chasing him around, but Rollins stops him with the curb stomp for a two count. Cody dodges another curb stomp, as Rollins hits Cross Rhodes, but Cody holds on and comes right back and hits Cross Rhodes himself. They both start crawling towards the sledgehammer, with Cody grabbing it first but failing to hold it up. Cody kicks it out of Rollins’ hand and hits two Cross Rhodes. He goes for a third, but drops him, instead of picking up the sledgehammer and hitting Rollins with it for the pin and the win.

Winner: Cody Rhodes by pinfall at 24:20

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New York native and reporter at POST Wrestling. He is also Associate Producer and Social Media Director at upNXT, and the host of the 'Shot in the Dark' podcast.