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WWE Hell in a Cell 2012 Results: Team Hell No Retains Tag Team Titles Due to DQ

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 08:  WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan flys off the ropes during the WWE Smackdown Live Tour at Westridge Park Tennis Stadium on July 08, 2011 in Durban, South Africa.  (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
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Donald WoodFeatured ColumnistOctober 28, 2012

Sunday’s Hell in a Cell 2012 pay-per-view brought us many surprises, but one match’s outcome that the WWE Universe saw coming was Team Hell No retaining their tag team titles over Team Rhodes Scholars due to disqualification.

Kane and Daniel Bryan have been one of the hottest commodities in all of wrestling over the last two months, and taking the straps off them right now wouldn't have been a smart move.

While there is little doubt that this won’t be the last match for Team Hell No against Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow, keeping the titles around Kane and Bryan’s waist will help build to WWE’s next PPV, Survivor Series.

 

What It Means

The current champions retaining the titles will ultimately help save the entire tag team division.

With Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara, Rhodes Scholars and the Prime Time Players highlighting a division with new-found depth, Team Hell No will have no problem finding more competition before eventually putting over another team.

The fans of the WWE have been very critical of the company over the years for not building a midcard to support the main events, but the rebirth of the tag team division has been perfectly executed.

 

What’s Next?

While there is no question that the chaos that embroils this tag team will not subside, that’s what makes this tag team so great. The interpersonal interaction between these two makes them the best duo in the division over the last 10 years at least.

There are plenty of other teams that can square off with Kane and Bryan, but the WWE loves Rhodes and Sandow and will continue the feud between these two teams a while longer.

Add in the possibility of these two duos getting involved in a huge Survivor Series match in November, and the WWE Universe should expect even more Team Hell No over the next month.

 

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