5 interesting and unknown ‘Hell in a Cell’ facts

5 interesting and unknown ‘Hell in a Cell’ facts
5 interesting and unknown ‘Hell in a Cell’ facts

5 interesting and unknown ‘Hell in a Cell’ facts

One of the most brutal structures in all of sports entertainment, the ‘Hell in a Cell’ has seen many historic bouts within its four steel walls. Originally designed as an Undertaker-themed match, the format became so popular that now WWE has a ‘Hell in a Cell’ pay-per-view event every year. 13 out of 19 title matches, which have been held inside the Hell in a Cell, have seen a champion successfully retaining his title.

There have been 5 title swaps inside the structure, with one match being fought for a vacated title. Taker has been among the superstars to win the title inside the cell, which happened in 2009 when he defeated CM Punk. Surprisingly, the Undertaker has lost the most number of times inside the cell, with 6 losses to his name, till date. Shane McMahon holds the record of most losses with no wins, as he has entered the structure thrice, never leaving with a victory. Mick Foley is also among the losers, with him entering the cell four times, with two losses and two no-contests.

Unsurprisingly, The Undertaker is the one to win the most number of times inside Hell in a Cell. He has won 8 bouts inside the deadly structure, with his win to loss ratio standing at 8:6. Triple H has won 3 consecutive matches inside the cell, the highest consecutive wins ever, defeating Chris Jericho, Kevin Nash, and Shawn Michaels respectively. There have been three matches inside the Hell in a Cell which failed to last more than 10 minutes.

The shortest Hell in a Cell pay-per-view match occurred at WrestleMania, when Undertaker defeated Big Boss Man in 9:48 minutes and proceeded to hang him from the top of the structure.The longest match clocked 47:25 minutes and was contested between Triple H and Michaels.

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