WWE Hell in a Cell 2011: The 5 Greatest Cage Beatdowns in Wrestling History

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WWE Hell in a Cell 2011: The 5 Greatest Cage Beatdowns in Wrestling History
R-Truth taunts Triple H, Sheamus, & other WWE stars as they try to force their way into the cage last night (Photo by WWE.com)

Last night at Hell in a Cell, the show closed with the latest twist on a classic wrestling angle: Heels ambushing fan favorites in a cage and keeping any help away. This time, it was the recently "fired" Miz and R-Truth attacking John Cena, CM Punk, Alberto Del Rio, referees and camera operators to declare war on WWE.

It's so simple, but it always works. Nothing gets fans riled up like their heroes trapped in a cage with their friends and colleagues unable to save them.

It always gets heat. Sometimes it leads to near or actual riots.

What happened last night was a well executed example of one of wrestling's great angles. Let's take a look at the five greatest implementations of this concept from the past.

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