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WWE Hell in a Cell preview

Predictions for tonight's WWE pay-per-view:

WWE champion Randy Orton vs. Sheamus in a Hell in a Cell match: I still don't get the sense that fans care enough about Sheamus for him to be in this spot. If Orton doesn't win, I riot.

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World heavyweight champion Kane vs. The Undertaker in a Hell in a Cell match: I can envision a scenario in which Paul Bearer turns on The Undertaker and costs him the match, setting up another showdown between the "brothers" at the Bragging Rights pay-per-view in three weeks, but I really don't think it's going down that way. I expect The Undertaker to regain the title tonight, and then for Kane to attack Bearer on television and put him out, setting up a rematch in which The Undertaker has to beat Kane without Bearer (and the magical urn) in his corner.

Wade Barrett vs. John Cena: The stipulation is that if Cena wins, The Nexus disbands, and if Barrett wins, Cena has to join the group. The Nexus is barred from ringside and Cena will win automatically if any of them interfere. I don't see The Nexus breaking up yet, and the story line of Cena having to join the hated black and yellow faction is a compelling one. Somehow, Barrett finds a way to emerge victorious.

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U.S. champion Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz vs. John Morrison in a Submissions Count Anywhere match: It's too early to take the title from Bryan. Plus, Miz doesn't need the belt at this point, and I just don't see Morrison winning. In fact, I won't be surprised if Morrison is the one to do the job.

Unified Divas champion Michelle McCool vs. Natalya: It's a shame that McCool keeps getting pay-per-view matches while Layla has to play cheerleader outside the ring. Oh well, it is what it is, as they say. I am glad to see Natalya getting a title shot, and these two will likely have a better-than-average Divas match. I would be stunned if McCool doesn't win.

Note: With only five matches announced, I would expect there to be at least one more, possibly an Intercontinental title bout between champion Dolph Ziggler and MVP. Edge, CM Punk and Jack Swagger are among those who do not have an advertised match.


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