WWE presents Hell In A Cell tonight (September 16, 2018), emanating from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Kickoff featured the Smackdown Tag Team Championship match between The New Day (champions) and the Rusev Day combination of Aiden English and Rusev. Representing The New Day tonight were Big E and Kofi Kingston. the festivities kicked off with a “clear your throat” off between Aiden English and New Day.
WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship
New Day (champions) vs. Rusev Day
Official Result: New Day (Kofi pins Aiden following Trouble In Paradise as Big E keeps Rusev from breaking up the pin)
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English wipes E out, then puts him back in. Artiste’s DDT! Cover, TWO!! That was so close! English hurries back up, then up to the top rope. He aims, leaps, but has to bail out of his senton. He misses in the corner, Kofi tags in, and the New Day combine for a double stomp bomb! Cover, TWO!! The Drama King survives! Kofi gets up and calls for his own finish. English stands, but ducks the Trouble in Paradise to fireman’s carry. Kofi slips out but Rusev tags in, to carry Kofi all the way to ropes. Kofi manages to headscissor Rusev out of the ring, then penalty kick English from the apron. Rusev Day regroups while Kofi and Big E work together, to FLY!! Into a MACHKA KICK! Artiste’s DDT on the apron!!
Rusev drags Kofi up and in, and fans are thunderous! English tags in?! Rusev still goes up top, but misses his headbutt! English leaps but his his frog splash! TWO!! They were so close again, and Lana is about to explode at ringside. English can’t tag out to Rusev, so it’s up to him to do this. English, CRUSH! Artist’s Accolade!! Kofi endures this copied hold, but Big E runs in, to MACHKA KICK!! Kofi pops an arm out, then slings English to ropes. Rusev runs in but is sent back out. English runs into Trouble in Paradise! Big E anchors Rusev, New Day wins!