Alexa Bliss defeated Shayna Baszler at WWE Hell in a Cell 2021 as Bliss continues to delve into what has been a polarizing horror character to say the least. Bliss vs. Baszler featured more supernatural spots, including the continued push of Alexa Bliss’ ability to hypnotize her opponent.
With Bray Wyatt still M.I.A., Alexa Bliss has taken the “Firefly Fun House” mantle in the form of Alexa’s Playground, which boasts a haunted doll named Lilly. Bliss’ latest victim is Shayna Baszler, who has been shoehorned into the widely criticized supernatural angle alongside Reginald and Nia Jax.
Bliss’ matches and angles have featured an array of special effects, pyro and ThunderDome-inspired magic. Her showdown against Shayna Baszler all but guaranteed more of the same.
Everything that Happened in Alexa Bliss vs. Shayna Baszler—WWE Hell in a Cell 2021
Prior to the match, Alexa Bliss teased to expect the unexpected as you never know who or what would show up.
Reginald distracted Alexa Bliss, leading to an early advantage by Shayna Baszler, however Alexa Bliss quickly took control as she creepily stalked the ring. WWE played up Bliss’ hypnotic powers as Reginald refused to look her in the eye and cowered before her presence.
Baszler was give more offense against Bliss, who kicked out at every turn and gradually enjoyed the punishment. Bliss even smiled through various joint manipulation holds by Shayna Baszler.
After clearing the ring, Alexa Bliss used her hypnotic powers to control Nia, who slapped Reginald in the face against her will. This led to Bliss hitting her modified Sister Abigail finisher on Baszler and a Twisted Bliss for the win.