WWE Raw results, recap, grades: Bobby Lashley returns to Hell in a Cell to battle Xavier Woods

One night after defeating Drew McIntyre in the Hell in a Cell main event, and as WWE began to shift their focus to July’s Money in the Bank event, WWE champion Bobby Lashley found himself locked inside the Cell once again.
As Lashley celebrated his win over McIntyre, who was now no longer able to challenge Lashley for the title, he was interrupted by New Day members Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods. While this led to Lashley agreeing to defend his title against Kingston at Money In The Bank, it also resulted in Lashley facing Woods inside Hell in a Cell in the night’s main event.
Lashley was ultimately able to survive a stiff challenge from Woods but now must try to recover from two Hell in a Cell match in two days as he prepares to face former WWE champion Kingston in a matter of weeks.
CBS Sports was with you all night with recaps and highlights of all the action from the ThunderDome inside Yuengling Center in Tampa.
Bobby Lashley and MVP opened the show with a celebratory edition of the VIP Lounge. Lashley gave McIntyre credit for pushing him to his limits last night but said McIntyre at his best couldn’t beat him and now could never challenge for his title again. As MVP was leading a toast to Lashley, New Day’s music hit as Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods made their way to the ring with a platter holding pieces of toast. While Lashley said Kingston wasn’t on his level, Kingston pointed out he scored a win over Lashley the previous month. Kingston threw out a challenge for a match at Money in the Bank, a challenge Lashley quickly accepted but said he wanted Woods later in the night, leading Woods to make the challenge to have the match inside Hell in a Cell.
Bobby Lashley def. Xavier Woods via submission in a Hell in a Cell match. Woods took the fight right to Lashley throwing leg kicks before moving out of the way in the corner to post Lashley. Woods clocked Lashley in the head with a chair before continuing to wear the WWE champion out with the chair outside the ring. Lashley went on a dominant run before Woods again targeted the leg and grabbed a kendo stick to lay into the champ. Woods also put Lashley through a table with a rope-walk elbow for a near fall. Moments later, Lashley sent Woods into a chair in the corner before hitting a spear and locking in the Hurt Lock for the victory. Lashley continued to attack Woods after the match, forcing Kingston to look on while locked outside the Cell as the show went off the air.

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