Jim Ross Blogs on Last Night’s Hell in a Cell PPV
Posted by Larry Csonka on 10.28.2013
See what JR has to say…
- Jim Ross blogged on last night's WWE Hell in a Cell PPV. Here are the highlights….
On The Opening Tag Match: The opening tag match was arguably my favorite match of the night. Lots of action and perhaps even too much action outside the ring for a first bout when considering what was coming with the HIAC being used twice later in the night. Nonetheless, all three teams worked hard, all had their moments and all seemed to deliver in a positive way.
On The Heyman-Punk Angle: Seems as if the Punk/Heyman issue was closed last night with Happy Heyman getting caned like a Government Mule on top of the Cell which was a unique setting. Heyman could theoretically be 'gone' for a while 'healing' but WWE's best, villain talker will obviously be back at some point to resume his contributions to the programming. The big question then would be what's next for both Punk and Heyman? Both are too valuable to not have strong issues in which to be involved going forward. Hopefully, their WM30 plans are penciled in already.
On The Main Event: I was expecting more, and I'm not sure exactly what, from the final, main event bout featuring Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton for the WWE Title. Adding HBK to the mix as the referee was strategic promoting as was having HHH at ringside. But the match never quite got over the hump for me. One certainly can't slight the efforts of all involved but sometimes the game plan looks better on paper than in actual execution.
His Overall Thoughts: One would assume that this controversial conclusion will lead to an eventful Monday Night RAW and many of the missing storyline elements will be resolved or at least addressed tonight on live, TV. The key element to consider is that many consumers bought their second $50+ PPV this month and at some point the majority of the fan base, considering that they were pulling for Daniel Bryan, has to made happy.