WWE Hell in a Cell 2022 Match Outcomes Sure to Disappoint Fans

Donald WoodJune 3, 2022

COLOGNE, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 07: Seth Rollins  during the WWE Live Show at Lanxess Arena on November 7, 2018 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Marc Pfitzenreuter/Getty Images)
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After All Elite Wrestling put on an instant-classic pay-per-view last weekend with Double or Nothing, WWE is in the unenviable position of following the marquee event with its own Hell in a Cell card on Sunday night.

The problem for Vince McMahon and company is the card looks weak on paper. With little long-term focus due to Money in the Bank being next on the schedule and lackluster build to almost every match, Hell in a Cell appears to be doomed before it even begins.

Add in the fact that many of the match outcomes will disappoint the WWE Universe, and the fans have every right to be concerned.

Here are the bouts sure to leave fans scratching their heads.

Rollins Steals a Win Inside the Cell

Seth Rollins is used to disappointing fans inside the Hell in a Cell structure, just ask Bray Wyatt—and no, he isn’t coming back at the PPV. On Sunday, the former architect of The Shield will use every dirty tactic imaginable and steal a win from Cody Rhodes.

The American Nightmare has dominated the feud since it started, earning marquee wins over the WWE stalwart at every turn. While the program should end at Hell in a Cell, the company needs something for weekly TV as it builds to July's premium live event, Money in the Bank.

Rollins will do everything in the heel playbook to beat Rhodes with no disqualifications, thus forcing further interactions on Raw heading into Money in the Bank.

The WWE Universe is ready for this feud to end, but it’s far from over.

Omos and MVP Pin Lashley

Lashley is one of the most dominant forces in all of wrestling and brings legitimacy to the sport. Instead of fighting for a world championship, though, he will likely take a loss to Omos and MVP on Sunday.

While WWE Creative could easily have Lashley pin MVP, handing the former world champion a much-needed victory while avoiding a loss on the record of Omos, the booking in this storyline should have fans very concerned.

Omos looks to be the company’s new hand-chosen giant, and beating down Lashley and allowing MVP to pick up the victory would go a long way to building his credibility.

Unfortunately, WWE Creative doesn’t respect Lashley’s star power as much as it should.

Mustafa Ali Does the Job

When Mustafa Ali requested his release from WWE, the majority of wrestling fans lent their support for the talented performer. Having returned to action, it would make sense to turn the support Ali garnered in real life into his on-screen work.

On of doing that on Sunday, though, the 36-year-old Ali will be fodder for Theory.

Vince McMahon has obviously taken a liking to the 24-year-old and will be looking to book him strong at Hell in a Cell. The two talented performers have the ability to put on an in-ring classic, but that’s not what the company wants.

Instead of getting a memorable matchup that makes both Superstars look strong, Ali will get some offense in but will be handed a loss easily by Theory as he continues his ascent to the top of the card.

Ali’s character, mic and in-ring work are as good as almost anyone in the company, but he’ll act as a jobber on Sunday.

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