WWE Money In The Bank PPV Results – 7/15/12
WWE Tag Team champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth vs. Camacho & Hunico
Hunico cut a promo as they came to the ring, claiming to be the future of the WWE. Truth played to the crowd when they rang the bell. Truth nailed a Lou Thesz Press and rained down with several punches. Hunico reversed an Irish whip but was shoulderblocked down.
Truth nailed him with a right hand and tagged Kingston into the ring. Kingston nailed a flying clothesline for a two count. Hunico cut him off and send Kingston itno the ropes but was nailed with a rana for a two count.
The Tag champions nailed a double hiptoss. Truth nailed a legdrop and covfered Hunico for a two count. Camacho kicked Truth from outside the ring to cut off his momentum. The challengers tagged in and out, working over Truth.
Truth nailed a butterfly suplex and slammed Truth. Hunico tagged in with a slingshot senton over the ropes. He locked in a side chinlock. Truth fought his way out with a series of elbows. He sent Hunico into the ropes and nailed a leg lariat.
As both men were down, the crowd rallied Truth for the hot tag and he made it to to Kingston. Kingston cleaned house on both men and nailed a leaping clothesline on Hunico. He nailed the Boom Drop on Hunico and set up for the Trounble in Paradise. Hunico avoided it and worked over Kingston, then sent him to the floor.
Camacho lurked over Kingston but didn’t attack him. Kingston rolled back into the ring where Camacho nailed a back suplex and a legdrop for a two count. Camacho choked Kingston against the ropes and punted him in the mid-section.
Kingston fired back with several chops but was cut off and sent into nthe challengers’ corner. Camacho worked him over and tagged in Hunicol ,who used the ropes to vault over and come down with a kick to Kingston’s face in one fluid motion. The crowd chanted for Kofi. Hunico rolled up Kingston, then lifted him into a powerbomb for a near fall.
Hunico drilled Kingston with a chop in the corner, then mauled him with punches. He sent Kingston into the corner but Kingston leapt off and nailed a rana. He made the hot tag to Truth, who cleaned up with a number of clotheslines and a powerslam on Camacho.
Truth DDT’d Camacho for a two count but Hunico broke up the attempt. Hunico was sent into a Trouble in Paradise by Kingston. Truth nailed Camacho with the Ax Kick for the win.
Your winners and still WWE Tag Team champions, Kofi Kingston & R-Truth!
Josh Mathews interviewed Chris Jericho. He said his strategy was to win. He said that although he invented the Money in the Bank, he’s never won one. He said that was going to change tonight and he was going to be known after tonight as Mister Money in the Bank.
Daniel Bryan cut a promo backstage promising that AJ would be fair to him in the WWE title match and he would be the new WWE champion.
WWE Money in the Bank opened with a video feature on everyone who has cashed in on the MITB opportunities in the past.
Dolph Ziggler vs. WWE Intercontinental champion Christian vs. Tensai vs. WWE United States champion Santino Marella vs. Damien Sandow vs. Tyson Kidd vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Sin Cara – Money in the Bank for WWE World title match contract.
Tenai controlled the fray early, destroying everyone and tossing Santino over the top to the floor. Tensai brought a pair of ladders into the ring Tensai kicked Kidd down in the corner. He nailed a catapult into a ladder bridged in the buckles. He nailed Christian with an Avalanche in the corner.
Kidd and Christian worked over Tensai and used a ladder to run him down. Kidd, Christian and Santino all tried to get to the top of a ladder but Sandow tipped it over.
Sandow began climbing the ladder but Ziggler and Cody returned and prevented it. Ziggler was laid out by Rhodes but Cara hit the ring with a series of kicks and a rana to the outside. Ziggler went to the top but Cara nailed a kick to the head. Cara went for a neckbreaker but they instead toppled down in a frightening moment.
Kidd went after Cara but was slammed on the ladder. Cara went to the top for a moonsault but was shoved over the top to the floor by Christian. Christian went for a splash off the top but Kidd moved and Christian ate the ladder. Rhodes worked over Kidd but was nailed with a leaping kick.
Kidd set up a ladder in the center of the ring but Tensai nailed him from behind and worked him over in the corner. Santino tried to scurry up the ladder but Tensai nailed a powerbomb then tossed him out to the floor. Kidd went up the ladder and Tensai tried to do it again but instead Kidd caught him with a rana over the ropes to the floor.
Sandow tried to ascend the ladder but Cara attacked him. Sandow stomped the hell out of him and went back to the top. Christian followed him and climbed over him. He grabbed the case but couldn’t unhook it. Christian was pulled down and went for the Killswitch but was shoved off. He was sent into the ladder and tried to climb it but Sandow nailed him.
Sandow set up a ladder in the corner and tried to run Christian into it but was caught with an inverted DDT. Christian set up for the spear but was caught with a running high knee by Sandow. Christian fought him off and speared Sandow into the ladder.
Christian set up a ladder and climbed to the top for the briefcase. Ziggler and Rhodes grabbed his legs out from under him and sent him flying into the ladder. They made their way to the top and battled back and forth. Tensai returned and nailed Ziggler, then slammed Rhodes backwards off the ladder before depositing him to the outside.
Tensai went to the top but was met by Kidd. He nailed Kidd and was alone with the case. Marella grabbed his leg. Cara went to the top but was headbutt down. Christian and Marella used a ladder to beat down Tensai. Marella sent Christian over the top then got the better of Ziggler when Ziggler attacked. Marella nailed Ziggler with the Cobra. Say what you want about the guy but the crowd loved it
Marella began climbing the ladder but was afraid of the heights. The Cobra wanted to go but Marella didn’t. He was close to the case. Sandow and Rhodes went after him but Sandow got the cobra before Rhodes could dropkick Marella off.
Coy threw a ladder in Marella’s face in the corner. Rhodes began to climb but Vickie climbed on the ladder to distract him, setting Ziggler up to nail the Zig Zag off the ladder. Ziggler began to climb and made it to the top but Christian nailed him. Kidd used a ladder as a base to use almost a sunset flip style takedown on Ziggler. That got a “holy sh**” chant.
This allowed Sandow to nail Christian and bring him down but Christian slipped under the ladder and nailed him with the ladder. They ended up on the floor after a Cactus clothesline.
Tensai bridged a ladder between the ring and the announcers and powerbombed Cara across it. Ziggler attacked Tensai but was sent over the announcers in a crazy bump. Tensai began laying out bodies outside until Rhodes smacked him into the ladder outside. Rhodes and Kidd were left in the ring and battled atop of the ladder. Rhodes grabbed him for a suplex and dropped him off. Christian speared Rhodes off one ladder to the mat below. This is all crazy trainwreck spots.
Ziggler climbed to the ring as Christian was at the top for the case and shoved him off, Ziggler unhooked the briefcase and won the bout.
Your winner, Dolph Ziggler!
As Ziggler left, he said, “It’s about damn time!”
Josh Mathews interviewed World champion Sheamus. Sheamus was asked about Ziggler winning but Sheamus said he wanted to focus on tonight. He said Alberto Del Rio was a desperate man given all the things he’s pulled recently. He said his father used to tell him that you could judge a man by the car he drives. Sheamus said that he has the only hood ornament he needs with the World title. He promised to take out Del Rio.
They introduced The Miz, who was returning from filming The Marine: Homefront. The crowd chanted “Miz is awesome.” He said that he bet everyone was wondering where he was. He said he was filming a movie and was a bonafide movie star. He said that he was treated like a superstar for the first time in a long time. He said that he won MITB in the past and cashed him and that’s why he is here today. He announced he was putting himself into the WWE championship Money in the Bank match. He said he was tired over being overlooked.
Mick Foley’s favorite Raw moment was winning the WWF title. I loved that one too. They noted that WCW gave it away and 600,000 fans immediately tuned into Raw.
World champion Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio
They locked up and Del Rio went to the floor when Sheamus had him on the defensive. He returned to the ring and nailed Sheamus with a right but Sheamus fired back with a number of shots in the corner. Sheamus drilled him into the corner but Del Rio kicked him in the gut and locked on an armbar.
Sheamus fought out of it and drilled Del Rio with a knee across the back of the head. He drilled and beat Del Rio with a series of knees and covered him with a two. Del Rio came back with a dropkick but missed a move and ended up on the apron. Sheamus suplexed Del Rio back into the ring and nailed the battering ram shoulderblock for a two count.
Del Rio ended up on the floor. Sheamus tossed him back in, Ricardo distracted Sheamus, allowing Del Rio to nail him with a kick. Sheamus was sent to the floor and had his arm slammed against the ring steps. Del Rio slapped him on the floor.
Del Rio dropkicked Sheamus and controlled Sheamus as he worked over his bad arm. Del Rio covered him for several near falls and locked on a keylock, trying to force him into a submission. Sheamus fought to his feet but was kicked in the back of the head.
Sheamus kept trying to fight his way up but Alberto brought him back down. Sheamus finally broke Dek free and charged but Del Rio avoided the charge and Sheamus nailed the ringpost with his shoulder. Del Rio continued to control Sheamus, using a headbutt to keep Sheamus down. Del Rio went for a cross armbreaker but Sheamus avoided it.
Del Rio sent Sheamus over the top to the apron. Sheamus tried to come back in with a clothesline over the ropes but was caught with a DDT and drilled down on his bad arm. Del Rio grabbed Sheamus by the face and trash talked him but was grabbed and rammed backward into the buckles. Sheamus nailed a running knee in the face for a two count.
Sheamus worked over Del Rio with shots across the chest and nailed the Uranage into a backbreaker for a two count. Del Rio kicked away at Sheamus. Sheamus missed a Brogue Kick and was caught up in the ropes. Del Rio nailed a backstabber for a two count. He ran and kicked Sheamus in the mid-section.
He went for an enziguiri but Sheamus ducked. He nailed White Noise and set up for the Brogue Kick. He nailed Del Rio with it and scored the pin.
Your winner and still World champion, Sheamus!
Ricardo and Del Rio attacked Sheamus after the bout and laid him out. The crowd immediately chanted “We want Zigger!” Dolph came out with the briefcase and went to cash in. Del Rio got in his face and was nailed with the case.
Ziggler handed over the case but was immediately kicked in the face with a Brogue kick. The announcers made it clear that he didn’t cash in as the bell was never sounded to kick off the match. Sheamus went to the back, celebrating with the fans.
Epico & Primo vs. Primetime Players
Washington was mic’d so you could hear what he was saying to his clients early. That was getting real annoying but also probably that’s the idea.
Primo and Epico controlled Titus O’Neal early. Darren Young tagged in and backdroped Primo, who ended up doing a handstand in the corner and turned it into a rana. Primo nailed a tope to the outside. Titus was sent over the top to the floor. Epico nailed a tope con hilo to the floor.
Back in the ring, The Players worked over Epico. Titus ran him backfirst into the ringpost outside. Back in the ring, O’Neal powered up and slammed Epico. Young was picked up and dropped on Epico. Washington was actually using a Pick to clean up Young’s hair. That was pretty funny.
O’Neal slammed Epico but Primo broke up the pinfall. Rosa danced to distract the Players and that allowed Epico to nail O’Neal with a stomp. Primo and Young tagged in. Primo came off the top with a flying chop. He nailed a twisting senton splash for a two count.
He dropkicked Young into the ropes and dove out of the ring with his weight crashing across Young. He dove off the top but Young pulled his knees up, Young grabbed him but was caught in a forward roll for the pin.
Your winners, Epico and Primo!
After the match, Washington said it didn’t matter because they were still the number one contenders. They caught the Tag champions laughing about the loss on camera and confronted them. Washington got doused with a drink and teased he was going to fight but was held back by his team. I don’t get how that did anything for the Players.
Matt Striker interviewed AJ. She said she is taking her responsibilities as a referee seriously. She said that just because CM Punk broke her heart in front of the entire world and made her act out in rage and slap him doesn’t mean she doesn’t know what an amazing human being he is. She said Daniel Bryan was her first love and you always remember that even when they are a two faced person who lies to you to further their career. She said that she doesn’t know whether to kiss them or hurt them when she is near them…then composed herself and said the match is next and walked off.
WWE champion CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan with AJ as the referee: No DQ
Bryan went for a kick but Punk shot in and grabbed his leg. They went into the ropes. Bryan and Punk nailed a series of kicks on each other. Bryan went to the floor. Punk followed and nailed a series of chops on the floor. Bryan reversed a whip into the railing and Punk nailed it. Bryan nailed a series of shots and brought him back into the ring.
Bryan measured Punk with a series of kicks to the chest. He worked over Punk with chops. They battled back with strikes and kicks. Punk came off the ropes with a legdrop but missed. Bryan measured and drilled Punk with a series of kicks, screaming, “Yes” each time. He punted Punk in the stomach. That is like the third match featuring that tonight.
Bryan grabbed Punk by the face, then locked in a side headlock. Bryan was sent into the ropes but shoulderblocked Punk down. Punk nailed a dropkick but Bryan went to the floor. Punk nailed a dive to the outside. He worked over Bryan and brought him back to the ring. As AJ returned to the ring, Punk was shoved into the the ropes and knocked her to the floor.
Punk and the officials checked on her. Bryan came off the apron with an axehandle. He checked on AJ, who was then walked to the back. Another referee took her place as Bryan worked over Punk, including a running knee off the apron to the floor.
Bryan picked up Punk and dropped him across the ring steps outside. Dueling chants. Punk backdropped a charging Bryan over into the timekeeper’s area. He set Bryan up on the rail and nailed a flying clothesline. The fans chanted for tables. Punk pulled one out but Bryan attacked Punk and nailed him with a slam on the floor.
Bryan grabbed a Kendo stick and tried to nail Punk with it but he rolled out of the way and into the ring. He dared Bryan to enter the ring. He drilled Punk with a shot. Punk got the stick but was kicked before he could use it. Punk was backdropped to the outside. He went for the flying springboard clothesline but was nailed with the cane in mid-air. Bryan caned the hell out of Punk.
Bryan kicked Punk over and over. He suplexed Punk and went to the top for the flying headbutt. Punk rolled out of the way and there was no water in the pool. Punk recovered and they battled back and forth with strikes. Punk nailed a neckbreaker for a two count.
Punk nailed the running high knee and went for the bulldog but Bryan shoved him off. Bryan missed a knee of his own and was caught with a powerslam for two count. Punk called the GTS. He went for it and Bryan turned it into a rana for a two count. Bryan drilled Punk with a kick to the head. Bryan nailed a cane shot and locked in a bow and arrow. Punk freed his arm and grabbed the cane, whacking the hell out of Bryan with it. Punk covered Bryan for a two count.
Punk went to the top but was drilled with a forearm. Bryan drilled Punk into the ring with a superplex but also knocked himself woozy. With both men down, AJ returned to the ring as the referee. She skipped around the ring as both were out then went under the ring for a steel chair.
Bryan asked her for the chair and Punk stared but she finally dropped the chair in the center and let them fight over it. Bryan got the chair first and worked Punk over with a series of shots across the back. He covered Punk, who kicked up at two. Bryan began telling her that she needed to count to three. Punk rolled him up from behind for a two count.
Bryan nailed Punk and told AJ this was for her and began drilling Punk with kick after kick. He beat the hell out of Punk. AJ was disturbed by it. Bryan charged Punk was caught with a leaping clothesline by Punk. Punk grabbed the chair and laid Bryan out with three shots across the back. He wedged it in the corner and was going to run Bryan into it but AJ stepped in front of the chair in the corner.
Punk finally went to grab the chair but was dropkicked into the chair by Bryan. Bryan went to grab the cane but AJ stepped on the cane. Bryan begged her for it and she laughed at him. Punk caught him with a kick to the head. He slammed Bryan with the chair under him. Punk went to the top for the flying elbow but Bryan moved and Punk nailed the chair.
Bryan locked in the Yes Lock, using the Cane as additional pressure across Punk’s face. Punk finally slipped free. He caned Bryan’s leg and nailed a Catapult into the corner. Punk nailed Bryan with the GTS. He covered Bryan for a two count.
Punk and AJ went face to face after the pinfall attempt. Punk rolled outside and went for the table from earlier. He slid it into the ring. Punk rolled Bryan onto the table and nailed him with several shots. Punk went to the top for the elbow but Bryan nailed him and worked over Punk with a series of forearms. Bryan went to the top for a rana but Punk slipped out from underneath and crotched Bryan.
Punk nailed a series of elbow strikes to the chest and nailed a belly to back suplex off the top through the table. Punk covered Bryan and scored the pin.
Your winner and still WWE champion, CM Punk!
After the match, Punk was handed the title by AJ. He immediately went to the ropes to play to the crowd as she looked heart-broken over their situation. She looked down at Bryan for a long time as he was out on the mat.
Ryback vs. Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks
Ryback overpowered them easily. He drilled Hawkins with a running kick to the chest. He chased Hawkins around the ring but was nailed by Reks as he returned. Reks drilled him with a running clothesline.
Reks and Hawkins worked over Ryback. They took turned working him over. Reks slammed Hawkins atop Ryback. Reks and Hawkins picked up Ryback for a suplex and dropped him forward.
Ryback mounted a comeback and worked over Hawkins, then drilled Reks for a big backdrop. He nailed a spinebuster on Hawkins, then pulled him up into a powerbomb. Hawkins was sent over the top to the floor, then drilled Reks with his lariat, which they called The Meathook.
Ryback nailed his Torture Rack bomb, which has been nailed Shellshock and pinned Reks.
Your winner, Ryback!
Typical Ryback match although he was in more of a defensive position than he has been put into thus far. They are bringing him around slow and sure. Nothing wrong with that at all.
WWE Divas champ Layla & Tamina Snuka & Kaitlyn vs. Eve Torres & Natalya & Beth Phoenix
Snuka and Natalya started out. Kaitlyn tagged in and drilled Natalya with a sideslam. Phoenix tagged in and slapped her. Kaitlyn tagged her back. Eve tagged in but was nailed with high cross bodyblock for a two count.
Kaitlyn was kicked off as she charged. Eve came off the buckles with a kick for a two count. She locked in a front facelock and tagged in Beth, who choked Kaitlyn against the ropes. Layla made the hot tag with several clotheslines and a bodypress off the ropes for a two count.
Phoenix nailed a press slam but it was turned into a sunset flip. This turned into a series of run-ins and all the women fighting. Tamina superkicked Beth, who turned into a Layla DDT for the pin.
Your winners, WWE Divas champ Layla & Tamina Snuka & Kaitlyn!
They have been pushing the TOUT site really hard the second half of the show.
Kane vs. The Miz vs. John Cena vs, Chris Jericho vs. Big Show – Money In the Bank Ladder Match for WWE title shot
They noted that with this match, Kane now held the record for the most MITB matches.
Everyone started battling at the bell. Cena clotheslined Show over the top to the floor but was immediately thrown into the stairs. Show threw Jericho into a ladder at the apron. Miz was left alone in the ring and tried to get to the top of the ladder but Cena stopped him. Show returned and laid out Miz and Cena.
Show threw a ladder at Jericho who was out in the floor. Kane confronted Show and they battled back and forth. Kane was caught going for a bodyblock and slammed. Miz leapt into the ring but was nailed with a chop in the air by Show. Show then killed Jericho.
Show went for a chokeslam but Jericho ducked and nailed a codebreaker. Miz nailed Show and Kane nailed him over the top to the floor. Cena began preparing the ringside announcer’s table and nailed the Attitude Adjustment through the table on Show.
Everyone buried Show under the ladders. Jericho tried to climb the ladder but was nailed by Miz. Jericho sent Miz into the corner hard. Jericho ascended to the top but Cena grabbed him from behind. Cena slammed him into the ladder and Jericho fell to the mat and rolled out of the ring. Cena continued climbing to the top but Miz pulled him down and drilled him with a DDT.
Miz went to the top but was nailed by Kane with a ladder. Kane began ascending to the briefcase but Miz grabbed his leg. Kane grabbed him for a chokeslam. Jericho went after him as well but was grabbed for a chokeslam. They fought off Kane and nailed a double suplex on the ladder.
Cena returned to the fray and nailed Mix and Jericho with slams on a ladder. He went for the five knuckle shuffle on both at the same time. Kane returned and went for the chokeslam but Cena slipped out and nailed an AA onto Miz and the ladder. Jericho grabbed a smaller ladder and smacked Cena with it.
Jericho climbed up the ladder but Show returned and ripped the ladder apart with his bare hands. He began beating Jericho over the back with one half of the ladder. He drilled Kane with a ladder as he returned to the ring. He chopped Miz so hard, Miz went through the ropes to the floor.H threw a ladder atop of Miz on the floor for good measure.
Show was left with Cena, drilling him with a hard punch to the chest. Show set up a ladder and drilled it into Cena’s face. Show began throwing all the ladders out of the ring. He went under the ring and pulled out this massive gold ladder with the idea that it was the only ladder that could handle Show’s weight.
Show went to the top but Kane met him. They grabbed each other’s throats. Kane got the worst of their exchange and was sent to the mat. Cena tried to fight him off but same result. Jericho nailed Show with a series of chairs and that brought Show down.
This left Jericho and Cena racing to get to the top of the ladder. They tried for the case but it swung out of their reach. Cena went for the AA on the top of the ladder but Jericho slipped behind him and locked in a sleeper. Cena began to climb down but gutted it out and climbed back up, despite the sleeper. Cena began to fade at the top of the ladder.
Miz tried to climb up the other side but Jericho nailed him. He locked the sleeper on again as Cena tried to reach the case. Cena was finally shoved off the ladder and crashed down. Jericho was left alone and grabbed the case but Miz returned. They battled to unhook the case. Miz headbutt Jericho, who swung off the ladder holding onto the case.
Miz teased hitting a DDT off the ladder. They battled back and forth as Show made it to the top of the ladder. Jericho was nailed with the KO punch, as was Miz. Cena made it to the top and used the case to nail Show. Cena pulled the case free and nailed Show again.
Your winner, John Cena!
Cena celebrated in the ring as we went off the air.