[Show: WWE HIAC PPV] [Location: Los Angeles, CA at the Staples Center] [Airing Live On The WWE Network]
Welcome to the WWE Hell in a Cell pre-show live on the WWE Network as well as other platforms. Renee Young is our host with Corey Graves, Booker T, and Byron Saxton serving as our panel. They hype how devastating the Hell in a Cell structure does to one’s body.
A video package recapping the feud between Bray Wyatt and Roman Reigns is shown. In that video package, highlights of Wyatt’s conversation with Michael Cole is shown. John Cena is interviewed backstage about his U.S Open Challenge tonight. He said that he will start tonight’s WWE HIAC PPV and bringing a fight to anyone who is answering the show.
Kevin Owens is shown cutting a promo outside of the Staples Center. He said that he doesn’t following sports, but he does now that the LA Lakers suck. He promised to make Ryback as big of a loser as the LA Lakers. A video package of the Seth Rollins – Kane feud is shown.
Kickoff Match: Neville, Cesaro, and Dolph Ziggler vs. Rusev, King Barrett, and Sheamus.
Sheamus and Neville start things off. Neville with a kick to the back of the head of Sheamus. Cesaro was tagged in as Neville hit a dive off the middle rope. Cesaro hit a few uppercuts before tagging in Neville again. Rusev was also tagged and took out Neville. Ziggler was tagged in, who hit a series of slams and then an elbow drop. Ziggler hit the Fameasser for 2. Rusev caught Ziggler with a superkick for 2.
Back from break with the heels in control of Ziggler. They beat him down until he managed to counter a DDT and hit a DDT to Sheamus. Rusev was tagged in and attacked Ziggler from behind, but when he went for a splash in the corner, Ziggler moved. This led to Ziggler getting the hot tag to Cesaro, which resulted in him cleaning house on Barrett with a series of uppercuts. Cesaro with a big boot to Barrett. Cesaro with another then went to the top rope to take out Sheamus with a cannon ball. Cesaro hit Rusev with an uppercut then one to Sheamus. Back in the ring, he hit a crossbody to Barrett for 2. Cesaro went for the giant swing but had to back drop Rusev instead. Neville hit a dive over the top rope taking out Sheamus and Rusev. Barrett missed the Bull Hammer, Ziggler hit him with the superkick and Cesaro hit the giant swing followed by Neville being tagged in and hitting the Red Arrow for the win.
Winners: Neville, Cesaro, and Dolph Ziggler
The Dudley Boyz are shown in the back talking with Tom Phillips. They were taking fan questions via Twitter.
A video package recapping The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar feud is shown to end the pre-show.
The 2015 WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view event begins with a series of video packages hyping all of the matches that will be taking place on tonight’s show. John Cena walks down to the ring to begin the action. Cena said that’ it’s time to get down to business right now. He said that he is still the man to beat and the U.S Open Challenge starts now. Zeb Colter rolls out on a scooter. He said that some people like him and some people do not. He said that it’s time for people from all different countries to come together and that it’s time for Cena to lose the U.S Title. Colter introduces him to his opponent. Alberto Del Rio!