Hell in a Cell 2018 featured some surprisingly great undercard matches and some not as good (but still pretty enjoyable) main events.
New Day defends the SmackDown Tag Titles against Rusev Day in a very good match prior to Hell in a Cell 2018.
Gran Metalik attempts to defeat Buddy Murphy and Cedric Alexander teams with Akira Tozawa to take on Jack Gallagher and Drew Gulak in a good episode of 205 Live.
Maryse returns to the ring to take on Brie Bella, a new number one contender for the SmackDown tag titles is decided, Jeff Hardy attempts to cleanse himself of Shinsuke Nakamura prior to his battle with Randy Orton, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Gran Metalik and Tony Nese battle in a very good opener, Lio Rush gets to know Noam Dar, and TJP attempts to insert himself into the title picture in a very good episode of 205 Live.
The Miz and Maryse attempt to avoid Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella (while claiming otherwise) on an okay SmackDown that had a good triple threat tag match and an interesting main event.
Buddy Murphy takes on Kalisto in a great main event on a 205 Live where Akira Tozawa and Brian Kendrick renewed their rivalry and Mustafa Ali returned!
Carmella gets her rematch, Bryan and Almas face each other for the first time, the journey to find a new contender for the tag titles begins, and New Day meets King Booker in a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
New Day gets another shot at the tag titles in a No DQ match against the Bludgeon Brothers in a good episode of SmackDown Live containing lots of Summer Slam fallout.
Cedric Alexander endures a tough match with Jack Gallagher just days before Summer Slam, Akira Tozawa attempts to shut the mouth of Lio Rush, and Hideo Itami demands more respect on a good episode of 205 Live.
The final SmackDown before Summer Slam promoted all the matches from the blue side, though it didn’t really advance anything in any significant way.
Itami attempts to beat some respect into Ali, and Murphy and Nese try to silence the Lucha House Party on a good episode of 205 Live.
New Day and The Bar have a glorious battle to determine who gets a title shot against the Bludgeon Brothers at Summer Slam!
Hideo Itami makes his intentions known on a good episode of 205 Live.
Best friends battle when Becky Lynch takes on Charlotte, Miz tries to figure out which New Day member will enter Money in the Bank, Asuka endures a handicap match, and more on a good episode of SmackDown.
Cedric Alexander puts his Cruiserweight TItle on the line against the juggernaut of 205 Live, Buddy Murphy.
Even though certain promises were broken, was was an alright episode of SmackDown with a very good six man tag match.
Hideo Itami and Akira Tozawa settle things in the ring after weeks of disrespect.
Jeff Hardy faces Daniel Bryan, two more women qualify for Money in the Bank, new contenders for the tag titles are named, and New Day refuses to answer Miz’s questions on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Nakamura battles Styles to determine the stipulation for their title match, New Day faces The Bar for a single spot in the Money in the Bank match, Lynch, Rose, and Deville fight for a spot in the women’s MitB, and Almas debuts on a good episode of SmackDown.