Airdate: Sunday, October 28th, 2012 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA
Results by WZRONLINE.COM
WWE Hell in a Cell Opener:
The pyro hits and Michael Cole welcomes us to the PPV. They immediately cut to a shot of the Cell and begin hyping the WWE Championship match that will take place inside later tonight. In the ring, Tony Chimel introduces Ricardo Rodriguez, who introduces Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio makes his way out to the ring to a pretty apathetic reaction from the crowd.
Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton
The bell rings and we're ready to begin. Orton begins clubbing away at Del Rio right away before taking him into the corner, then tossing him out of the ring. Orton follows outside and takes Del Rio out with a big clothesline before slamming Del Rio's head into the announcer's table. Orton slams Del Rio into the ring post before bringing things back into the ring where he stomps away at Del Rio. Orton picks up Del Rio and kicks away at him in the corner before whipping him across the ring and beating on him with a series of rights.
Orton is tossed to the apron and distracted by Ricardo. Del Rio slams Orton's arm down across the turnbuckle support. He beats up on Orton on the outside for a bit before taking things back into the ring and locking in a key lock hold. Orton fights up to his feet and pushes Del Rio into the corner, fighting his way out of the hold. Del Rio heads to the top but he's stopped by Orton. Del Rio grabs Orton's arm and hangs on to it, draping himself over the top rope. He breaks the hold and sends Orton shoulder first into the ring post before kicking at his back hard. Del Rio continues to work over the arm before mocking Orton's signature pose.
Del Rio hits a single arm DDT for a two count before going back to work on Orton's arm. Orton fights up to his feet and head butts his way out of the hold, but ends up whipped into the corner. Orton is able to roll up a charging Del Rio for two, but Del Rio comes right back with an arm bar take down, getting another near fall. Del Rio wrenches away at Orton's arm, rearing back with a chin lock as well. Orton fights out of it, but Del Rio clubs away at Orton's arm. Del Rio climbs to the top and hangs over the top clinging on to Orton's arm again, but this time he's tossed off by Orton and he falls to the floor.
Del Rio heads back into the ring and eats a couple of clotheslines, but Del Rio is able to lock in the cross arm breaker to counter Orton's powerslam. Orton gets to the ropes to break the hold. Orton connects with a backbreaker that's good for a two count. Del Rio rolls out to the apron and Orton kicks at him, pulling him back into the ring. Del Rio counters, hanging Orton up on the top rope before kicking at his shoulder.
Del Rio drops to the mat and teases the RKO. He tries, but Orton pushes him off and out to the apron before bringing him back into the ring with the suspension DDT. Orton drops down to the mat and psychs himself up. He tries for the RKO, but Del Rio counters with a backstabber for another two count. Del Rio tries for a DDT, but Orton counters into a powerslam, pinning Del Rio for two. Orton beats on Del Rio in the corner, stomping away and head butting Alberto. Orton places Del Rio on the top turnbuckle and blasts him with a couple of right hands. Orton heads up after Del Rio, but Del Rio fights him off, tying Orton up in the ropes and coming down on top of him with a giant double stomp. It's still not enough to keep Orton down for three though.
Del Rio is frustrated and he stomps away at Orton. Del Rio heads to the top, but jumps off and does nothing. Orton pushes him away and hits a dropkick. Orton tries for the RKo, but Del Rio counters. He tries to toss Orton into the ring post, but Orton blocks it and elbows Del Rio. Ricardo pulls Orton's arm into the ring post and Orton turns around into the cross arm breaker. Orton has his hands...