This Day In History (October 4th): The First Hell in a Cell PPV

On this day in professional wrestling history (October 4th, 2009), WWE presented Hell in a Cell from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The event replaces No Mercy and was the first gimmick style PPV since the King of the Ring was introduced in 1993.  The event still continues to this day, with their next installment taking place this Sunday (October 8th, 2017).

Full results for the 2009 Hell in a Cell PPV

    • The Undertaker defeated CM Punk in a Hell in a Cell match to win the World Heavyweight Championship
    • John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship
    • Mickie James defeated Alicia Fox to retain the WWE Divas Championship
    • Jeri-Show (Chris Jericho & The Big Show) defeated Batista & Rey Mysterio to retain the WWE Unified Tag Team Championship
    • Randy Orton defeated John Cena in a Hell in a Cell match to win the WWE Championship
    • Drew McIntyre defeated R-Truth
    • Kofi Kingston defeated The Miz & Jack Swagger in a Triple Threat match to retain the WWE United States Championship
    • D-Generation X (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) defeated The Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase Jr.) in a Tag Team Hell in a Cell match.