Show: WWE Money In The Bank
Location: St. Louis, MO
Date: June 18th
Airing Live On The WWE Network
Welcome to the WWE Money In The Bank pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Renee Young, Sam Roberts, and Booker T consist of the panel. The Usos will be appearing on the social media lounge. There was a video package to hype the first-ever women’s MITB ladder match. Naomi joined the panel to hyper her match with Lana and the women’s MITB ladder match. It was announced that the women’s MITB ladder match would open the show. The Usos took fan questions in the social media lounge. There was a video package to hype Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal.
Tag Team Match (Kickoff Show): Zack Ryder & Mojo Rawley vs. Primo & Epico
Epico and Ryder started things off. Ryder caught him with a drop kick then tagged in Rawley, who a hit clothesline for 2. Primo was tagged in and worked over Rawley in the corner. Rawley landed a powerslam then tagged in Ryder, who hit a forearm shot. Ryder hit a double drop kick and back in the ring, Primo took out the left knee of Ryder.
We’re back from break with Primo in control of Ryder. Moments later, Ryder fought back and got the hot tag to Rawley, who hit a series of strikes Primo. Rawley caught him and hit a powerslam until Epico made the save. Ryder took out Epico and hit the Rough Ryder. Rawley and Ryder hit their tag team finisher for the win.
Winners: Zack Ryder & Mojo Rawley
Welcome to the Money In The Bank PPV! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Our opening contest is…
Money In The Bank Ladder Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Natalya vs. Tamina vs. Becky Lynch vs. Carmella
All of the Superstars grab ladders, but Tamina takes them out. Flair knocks down Tamina then hits her with a big boot as well as Carmella. Natalya lands a clothesline to Lynch. Tamina superkicks Flair and a samoan drop to Carmella. Tamina sets up a ladder in the corner and sends Natalya face first into it. Tamina hit Lynch with a huge ladder, and Flair tackled her from behind. Flair hit Tamina with a ladder, and Natalya sent Flair to the floor. Lynch blasted Tamina with a ladder. Natalya power slammed Lynch onto a ladder. Natalya climbed a ladder and reached the briefcase, but Flair stopped her and hit an electric chair drop. Flair climbed the ladder, but Carmella stopped her and landed some elbow strikes. Flair and Carmella battled on top of the ladder, which led to Tamina pushing them off the top of the ladder sending them crashing into the ropes. Natalya hit Tamina in the stomach with a ladder and then locked in the Sharpshooter on Lynch. Carmella super kicked Natalya to break the hold.
Flair took out Carmella from behind. Natalya hit a suplex to Flair. Lynch sent Natalya into a ladder and hit a springboard kick. Lynch climbed the ladder, but Carmella stopped her. Lynch climbed a ladder, but Carmella hit a hurricanrana. Carmella climbed the ladder, but Flair stopped her and connected with a big boot to her as well as Lynch. Tamina connected with a clothesline to Natalya on the floor. Flair climbed the ladder, but Tamina stopped her. They brawl on the ladder, and Tamina head butted her off the ladder. Flair speared Tamina out of the ring then sent her into the steel stairs. Flair with a dive off the top rope onto Natalya and Tamina.
Lynch laid out Carmella with a powerbomb and started to climb the ladder. James Ellsworth tipped the ladder over sending Lynch crashing into the ropes. Ellsworth tried to get Carmella to climb but she couldn’t. Thus, he started to do so and dropped the briefcase to Carmella allowing her to win the match.
Lana cut a backstage promo about her upcoming match with Naomi. She vowed to win the SmackDown Women’s Title tonight.
The New Day cuts a promo in the ring about how they will welcome The Usos to their playpen and they’re keeping it clean so don’t drop the soap. They vowed to become new SmackDown Tag Team Champions.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Usos © vs. The New Day
Jey and Kingston started things off. Kingston landed a big right hand and tagged in Big E, who hit a splash on the apron. Kingston back in and hit a dropkick for 2. Jimmy tagged himself and sent Jimmy to the floor. The Usos suplexes Kingston into the ring post. Moments later, Big E got the hot tag and hit a series of belly-to-belly suplex to Jimmy. Big E went for a power slam, but Jimmy blocked it. Big E sent Jimmy to the floor and hit a spear through the ropes to Jimmy.
Back in the ring, Kingston, who was legal, missed Trouble in Paradise. Jimmy tagged in Jey, who stomped the left leg of Kingston. Jey with a single leg Boston crab Meanwhile Big E hit a power slam to Jimmy. Jey took out Big E with a super kick. Kingston locked in a rear headlock then had to knock Jimmy off the apron. Kingston with the SOS to Jey for 2. Jey with a super kick to Kingston. Big E is now the legal man and hit the Big Ending to Jey, but Jimmy broke up the pin attempt. Xavier Woods distracted Jey, and Big E rolled him up for 2. Big E went for a spear, but The Usos hit a double knee strike. Big E back dropped both of them to the floor, and Kingston hit a dive taking out The Usos.
Back in the ring, Big E and Kingston hit the Midnight Hour, but Jimmy pulled Jey out of the ring to break up the pin attempt. The Usos grabbed their titles and got themselves counted out by walking through the crowd.
Winners via count out: The New Day
We see Bob Orton and Sgt. Slaughter talking in the backstage area.
SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Naomi © vs. Lana
Naomi attacked her right out of the gate. Naomi went to the apron and Lana knocked her down. Back in the ring, Lana covered her for 2. Lana worked over the right knee of Naomi. There were some boos and other chants from the crowd. Naomi reversed a submission and locked in a temporarily submission.
Naomi with a series of kicks then the Rear View for 2. Lana kicked her in the face and hit a powerbomb for a near fall. All of a sudden, Carmella walked down to the ring and teased cashing in the MITB. This allows Lana to hit a series of strikes to Naomi. Naomi turns it into a submission and Lana taps!
Winner: Naomi – still SmackDown Women’s Champion.
There was a Fashion Files segment shown. They showed a tape of two men telling them to meet them in the ring tonight to find out who attacked Tyler Breeze.
Mike Bennett and Maria walked out to the stage. She introduced herself and she introduced himself. He is going with the Kanellis last name instead of Benett. She said that she is back in WWE. She said that for the last seven years she has been searching for the perfect partner and he said that she found him. She said that they are here to educate everyone the power of love. They danced and walked to the back.
We see several legends sitting in at ringside including Ric Flair, Bob Orton, Greg Gagne, and Sgt Slaughter.
WWE Championship Match: Jinder Mahal © vs. Randy Orton
Orton attacked him right away and went for an RKO, but Mahal blocked it. Mahal rolled to the floor to regroup. Back in the ring, Orton hit a series of strikes then suplexes him on the top rope before putting the boots to him. Orton clotheslines him to the floor. Orton sent him into the announce table and back into the ring. The Singh Brothers distracted Orton, which allowed Mahal to send Orton to the floor. Orton sold his left knee and Mahal worked it over. Mahal sent him into the steel steps and onto the announce table. Back in the ring, Mahal locked in a knee submission. Mahal sent him to the floor and drove him into the barricade. Orton went for an RKO and Mahal hit him with a big boot for 2. Mahal put the boots to Orton’s knee. Mahal went for the Figure Four Leg Lock, but Orton rolled him up for 2.
Mahal knocked him down with a clothesline. Mahal put him on the top rope, but Orton knocked him down. Orton put him on the top rope and hit a suplex off the middle rope. Orton fought back and hit a power slam. Mahal placed him on the middle rope and went for a DDT and hit it. Orton went for the RKO and connected with it, but The Singh Brothers put Mahal’s leg on the bottom rope. The referee ejected both of the brothers from ringside.
The Singh Brothers got in the face of the legends and grabbed Cowboy Bob by his shirt. Randy attacked the brothers. Orton hit a back suplex to one of the brothers on the announce table. He cleared an announce table and hit an RKO to one of the brothers. Orton hit an RKO to the other brother through the table. Back in the ring, Mahal hit his finisher to Orton for the win.
Winner: Mahal – still WWE Champion.
Tag Team Match: The Ascension vs. Tyler Breeze & Fandango
Konnor and Viktor worked over Breeze in the early going of the match. Moments later, Breeze fought back and got the hot tag to Fandango. This led to Fandango hitting a series of punches to Konnor and a spin kick. Viktor distracted him and Konnor attacked Fandango from behind. Breeze knocked Konnor off the apron and Fandango rolled up Viktor for the win.
Money In The Bank Ladder Match: AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin vs. Sami Zayn vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens
Corbin attacked Nakamura during his entrance. Corbin got the smallest ladder he could find and hit Nakamura with it several times. Corbin then hit him with a camera. A few referees ran out and told Corbin to get into the ring. The match officially started. All of the Superstars started brawling. Zayn hit Owens in the face with a ladder. Nakamura was helped to the back by referees. Zayn hit an outside dive onto Owens. Corbin and Ziggler hit Styles with a ladder then Corbin punched Ziggler but Ziggler landed a super kick. Zayn knocked Ziggler off the apron. Zayn went to set up a ladder but Owens pulled the ladder out of the ring and Zayn connected with a clothesline. Styles sent Corbin to the floor and Styles went for a springboard move but Ziggler knocked him down. Corbin landed Deep Six on Ziggler on the floor. Zayn took out Corbin with an outside dive. Owens hit a super kick to Styles then landed a series of strikes. Owens hit Styles and Zayn with a ladder then to Corbin and Ziggler. Styles tripped Owens, who smashed his face into a ladder. Owens back dropped Styles to the floor. Zayn blasted Owens with a series of right hands but Owens used the top rope to his advantage. Owens went to the top rope but Zayn sent him flying onto a ladder, which broken as a result. Zayn grabbed another ladder but Ziggler attacked him from behind and sent him onto a ladder. Ziggler connected with a drop kick to Zayn. Zayn blocked a super kick and hit a powerbomb for 2. Styles knocked Corbin down and set up a ladder in which he climbed it. Corbin and Styles exchanged right hands on top of the ladder. Ziggler sent Styles off the ladder and Corbin knocked Ziggler down. Ziggler hit a Zig Zag to Corbin. Styles, Zayn and Ziggler exchanged on the ladder but Styles was knocked down. Zayn hit a sunset flip powerbomb to Ziggler off of the ladder. Zayn hit Owens with a big boot then a suplex on the apron. Zayn climbed the ladder and Styles hit a springboard forearm shot to him. Corbin sent Styles over the announce table and then chokeslammed him onto a ladder that was set up between the steel steps and announce table. Zayn with a big boot to Corbin. Zayn climbed the ladder, he kicked Ziggler. Owens dragged him off then a low blow. Owens climbed the ladder and grabbed the briefcase but Styles stopped him. Styles hit an AA to Owens off the apron onto a ladder. Styles climbed the ladder but Ziggler pulled the ladder from under him. Styles held on to the chain but ultimately fell to the mat. Corbin sent Ziggler to the floor and started climbing the ladder but here comes Nakamura, who attacks Corbin with a series of strikes and kicks. Nakamura with a big boot to Ziggler then a knee strike off the middle rope. Nakamura hit a reverse exploder to Zayn then a running knee strike. Nakamura grabbed a ladder as Owens held on. Nakamura with a running knee to Owens. Nakamura set up the ladder in the ring and was met by Styles. This got a good pop. They put the ladder to the side and started brawling. Nakamura with a choke then the reverse exploder. Styles caught him with a forearm shot. Styles and Nakamura climbed the ladder then exchanged right hands. Corbin pushed them both off the ladder. Corbin climbed the ladder and grabbed the briefcase for the win.
Corbin celebrated in the ring to close the show.