Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn Was Slated For A Match Inside Hell In A Cell At One Point

Even two days before WWE Hell in a Cell, WWE's creative hadn't nailed down some major aspects of the show.

Ahead of the event, Fightful Select reported that the Hell in a Cell show had some significant changes going through the Smackdown side.

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Many were left surprised when WWE inexplicably moved Roman Reigns vs. Rey Mysterio from the Hell in a Cell PPV. When asking why this happened, we didn't get much of an answer, but heard some notes about the constantly changing creative process.

As of Friday morning, we were told and confirmed by WWE staff that Reigns vs. Mysterio was meant to be straight up, no frills, no goofy finish, and was not scheduled to be "run back" at Hell in a Cell. In its place, Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn in Hell in a Cell was pitched and seemed to be set for the show, but that was also changed by early Friday afternoon.

Bianca Belair vs. Bayley was eventually slated for the Hell in a Cell match on the Smackdown side, and opened up the show to rave reviews. After the match, Kevin Owens indicated that he was going to be taking some time off.

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