Welcome to The LAW’s coverage of the WWE Money in the Bank show from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
The panel of Renee Young, Booker T, Byron Saxton and Corey Graves share their memories of Dusty Rhodes and will be celebrating his life throughout the night.
Ryback is interviewed by JoJo and cut a Rybackstage promo.
Dean Ambrose walks into the locker room where Roman Reigns is seated and Ambrose asks if he is going to cash in on him tonight and Reigns says he will be the first to know.
The panel interviews Stephanie McMahon and says The Authority will respect the wishes of Seth Rollins and he is putting his standing at risk if he were to lose the title to Dean Ambrose.
R-Truth vs. King Barrett
Barrett came out in something resembling a volunteer’s uniform from Medieval Times. Hideously bad.
R-Truth won with a crucifix at 5:49 and is declared “King What’s Up”. The commentary was painful and Barrett is hitting new lows with this King gimmick.
The pay-per-view began with everyone out for a ten-bell salute for Dusty Rhodes and the played his theme song at the end.
Roman Reigns vs. Randy Orton vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Neville vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Sheamus vs. Kane in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match
The match started with everyone pairing off and Kingston was odd man out and grabbed a ladder to sneak the early win and they all stopped and caught him as he went to climb.
Kingston does a forward flip off a catapult from Nevlle into the ladder and climbs up but is stopped. Kingston is powerbombed onto the ladder draped on the bottom rope by Reigns and then Reigns powerbombs Neville on top of Kingston.
Orton is back and hits RKOs to Kane and Kingston as he continues to try and climb. Neville springboards onto the ladder, and Orton yanks him off by the leg and hits a RKO. Sheamus and Ziggler fight on top of the ladder with Ziggler hitting head butts. Ziggler applies a sleeper and then hits the Zig Zag as Sheamus lands on the mat and Neville hits the Red Arrow.
Kane hits the worst baseball slide into a ladder and takes the superman punch from Reigns. Reigns they takes out everyone on the floor with a tope.
Big E and Xavier Woods come down to help Kingston back into the ring with a ladder but Reigns takes out Big E and Woods and goes after Kingston and tosses Kingston over the top onto everyone on the floor. Orton appears from behind and Reigns avoids the RKO and spears Orton.
Reigns is about to climb when the lights go out and Bray Wyatt appears and takes out Reigns with Sister Abigail and leaves.
Sheamus and Neville are left and Sheamus sends Neville off the ladder and grabs the briefcase at 20:34.
Paige is backstage and dedicates this match to Dusty Rhodes.
Nikki Bella vs. Paige for the Diva’s title
Paige hits a somersault dive off the apron to the floor but then gets dropped on the barricade by Nikki.
The Diva’s division is all watching in the back.
Nikki works on the lower back of Paige. Paige is selling throughout the match and then comes back and applies the STF and Nikki reaches the rope. Paige goes for the PTO and Nikki blocks it and kicks her away.
Paige hits the Rampage for a near fall and crowd bites on it. The two then fight on the turnbuckle and both fall to the floor and allows Brie to come out from under the ring and switch with Nikki.
Brie goes for an inside cradle and Paige counters and pins Brie, who then reveals she is not Nikki and Nikki comes and attacks Paige and hits the Rack Attack and scores the win.
The Miz comes out and insults Ohio and says if you don’t live in New York or L.A. you don’t matter. He is joining the commentary for this match.
Ryback vs. Big Show for the Intercontinental title
Ryback immediately hits the meat hook clothesline and then the shell shock is blocked.
Ryback transitions from a Fujiwara armbar into a straight armbar and it looked terrible.
Ryback runs into a choke slam from Show and kicks out at two. Show sends Ryback to the floor and warns Miz to stay away. Show puts Ryback back into the ring and Miz runs in and attacks Show with the microphone for the DQ at 5:29.
John Cena vs. Kevin Owens in a non-title match
The crowd is so hot from the start of the match.
Owens hit a pair of shoulder blocks and then the five knuckle shuffle and goes for the AA but Cena counters into the STF. Cena gets up and hits a reverse vertical suplex. Cena then hits the five knuckle shuffle and goes for the AA but Owens blocks and hits a release german followed by the cannonball into the corner.
Owens climbs to the top and goes for a swanton but Cena gets his knees up. Cena then drops him sternum first from an electric chair and follows with the AA for a near fall and Cena freaks out at Mike Chioda. Owens then takes him off the turnbuckle and hits a spinning sit out powerbomb for two on Cena.
Cena counters the pop up powerbomb and hits a huracanrana but then eats a superkick from Owens. Cena misses a leg slicer off the top and Owens hits the package slam for a two-count. Owens misses a moonsault and then takes the AA and Owens kicks out again as Cena is frustrated.
Owens blocks a superplex and hits a Northern Lights suplex from the second turnbuckle for a two-count. Cena then hits a Code Red and Owens kicks out and hits the pop up powerbomb for another near fall.
Cena hits the springboard stunner and AA and pins Owens at 19:13.
Cena congratulates Owens and says he belongs here in front of all these people. They shake hands and then Owens kicks him in the gut and powerbombs Cena on the outside of the apron on the floor.
Owens poses with the NXT title and then tosses the U.S title on the ground.
This was tremendous and the post-match was great.
Renee Young interviews Dean Ambrose and jokes about taking the title onto Bourbon Street. He says he has been robbed and screwed and is walking out with the title tonight.
Big E. & Xavier Woods vs. The Prime Time Players for the tag titles
Woods says Kofi Kingston was robbed of being Mr. Money in the Bank yet again. Big E. calls the Ohio State Buckeyes “cheaters”. They get mad at the crowd for chanting “New Day Sucks”.
They get the heat on Young and build to the hot tag to O’Neil. Big E. is in and hits the tackle to Young off the apron and to the floor. O’Neil hits the Clash of the Titus on Woods for the win at 5:48 and wins the titles.
They announce Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt for the Battleground show on July 19th.
Seth Rollins is walking in the back, he walks past J&J security, Kane says Rollins has dug his own grave, then he walks by Stephanie and Triple H and Stephanie says he will be the one to blame if he loses and then Hunter says this is what he wanted and he needs to “show them why I chose you” and why he is the WWE champion.
Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose in a ladder match for the WWE title
After battling back-and-forth, Ambrose vertical suplexes Rollins onto the ladder in the corner and then hits an elbow off the ladder. Ambrose goes to climb and Rollins returns with a chair and attacks the left knee of Ambrose. Rollins proceeded to attack the knee with a dragon screw leg whip and stomped the knee. Rollins applied a figure-four around the post and then re-applies it in the ring and slapped each other as a call back to the Bas Rutten vs. Frank Shamrock spot in Pancrase.
Ambrose is placed in the tree of woe and takes a double foot stomp from Rollins. Rollins climbs to the top and Ambrose throws a chair at Rollins and stops him and is crotched on the top rope as Ambrose clotheslines him off.
Ambrose makes a big comeback and they fight into the crowd. Rollins leaves him out in the crowd and races back but Ambrose returns and jumps off the announce desk to take Rollins down. A ladder is set up between the ring and announce table as they return to the ring and leads to Rollins taking a back body drop over the top and onto the ladder. Rollins tries to climb and Ambrose returns and stops him and they go back to the floor.
They fight on the announce desk and Ambrose blocks the pedigree and hits Dirty Deeds. Ambrose is hoping up the ladder on his bad knee and Rollins smashes a monitor into the injured knee. Rollins hits a pedigree.
Rollins pulls Ambrose to the floor and into the ladder and then hits a running powerbomb, which sends Ambrose into the barricade and does it a second time. Rollins then places chairs onto a ladder on the floor and hits a sit out powerbomb onto them and buries him under the ladder and chairs. Ambrose comes back and they battle for the title on top of the ladder and both fall off with it but Rollins grabs the title and is declared the winner at 35:40.