The red light present in 'The Fiend' matches is not only distracting to many in the audience; it is distracting to the wrestlers as well.
At WWE Hell in a Cell, Seth Rollins met 'The Fiend' Bray Wyatt inside the red cell, under the red lights. Rollins and Wyatt would go on to have a series of matches on live events before meeting once again at WWE Crown Jewel. And the red light was a staple in each match.
"I had no idea it was going to stay on," Rollins admitted on WWE Backstage when asked about the light. "It was part of his entrance and then it just never turned off. That was a mess for me. You're in this dark red, the cell is also red. You're trying to navigate around the edge of the cell and it's very tight quarters to begin with. It was a mess. It was very difficult to deal with, especially not knowing it was going to happen. I, for one, am not a fan. I feel like it affects my performance, personally. I got accustomed to doing it because we had a bunch of matches after that, but it was super weird at first. The cell didn't help."
The red light wasn't even in the biggest story from the Hell in a Cell main event. The bout was criticized for ending in a "referee stoppage" with fans chanting "Refund" and "AEW" at the end of the show.
Elsewhere during the interview, Rollins mentioned Hell in a Cell as the tipping point to when fans began turning on him. You can view his full comments by clicking here.
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