The Men’s MITB Ladder match was the main event for this year’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view. The match featured Samoa Joe vs. Finn Balor vs. Rusev vs. Kevin Owens vs. Bobby Roode vs. The Miz vs. Braun Strowman vs. Kofi Kingston. During their entrance, The New Day teased that it would be Big E competing. Then they teased that it would be Xavier Woods but Woods revealed the letters “Kofi” painted on his chest and the fans gave Kingston a huge reaction when they realized that he would be competing.
Things started fast as most of the Superstars brawled outside of the ring. They made their way up to the stage area and took Strowman out of the match by burying him with ladders. Kingston was the first to attempt the climb but Owens stopped him. Owens tried to climb but Balor caught up to him at the top.
Several moments later, Rusev hit a fallaway slam on Ownes onto a ladder. Samoa Joe took out Rusev and Kingston took out Joe. Kington did a stage dive onto most of the guys at ringside. They caught him but Balor did a running dive to knock them over like bowling pins. Strowman finally got up and into the match to clean house but he was met with a flying forearm from Joe and a superkick from Owens. That was followed by a kick to the face from Rusev. The story was that the rest of the guys in the ring wanted to keep Strowman out of the match.
Rusev and Joe set Strowman up on a table and Owens was going to jump on him but Strowman fought back, climbed the ladder and caught Owens. Strowman shoved Owens off the ladder and through a gimmicked table by the stage area. Strowman then choke slammed Kingston onto a ladder. Then he bulldozed his way through a ladder being held by Balor and Roode.
Back in the ring, Strowman took out The Miz and then climbed the ladder but Joe got in and used a smaller ladder as a weapon to take out Strowman. Balor hit Strowman with a running dropkick at ringside. Minutes later, Rusev locked in a double Accolade on Roode and Kingston but Miz got involved. Rusev hit him with a kick to the face and then locked in a triple Accolade with The Miz added. However, Joe broke it up with the coquina clutch.
Seconds later, Miz tipped the ladder as Rusev tried to grab the case. Miz and Kingston attempted to grab the case but Roode broke it up. Balor cleaned house and then hit Roode with a coup de gras from the top of a ladder that was set up at ringside. He nailed Roode with it inside the ring. Strowman and Balor climbed the ladder but Kingston jumped on Strowman’s back. Balor was pushed off and Strowman tossed Kingston off his back.
Strowman grabbed the briefcase.
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— WWE (@WWE) June 18, 2018
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