June 17, 2018
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“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
A video kicks off the show highlighting all the big matches that will take place on tonight’s show.
Daniel Bryan made his entrance to a massive pop from the Chicago crowd. Bryan leads the lively crowd in an incredible “YES” chant.
The bell rings, and Daniel Bryan circles around him while the crowd loudly chants his name. They lock up, and Cass powers him to the corner and talks trash. Bryan turns him around and kicks away at him. Cass quickly grabs him and throws him to the corner, but Bryan turns him around and punches away at him. Cass pushes him off, but Bryan soon takes him down and goes for a heel hook, but Cass kicks him away. Bryan takes him down with a second drop-toe-hold, but Cass gets away. Bryan gets him in the corner and targets the knee. Cass whips him hard to the corner, and Bryan rolls up the turnbuckle a la Shawn Michaels, his mentor. Bryan lands on the apron, so Cass knocks him off and into the barricade. Cass stands in the ring gloating while Bryan recovers at ringside. A “You can’t wrestle” chant picks up. Cass gorilla presses Bryan ribs-first onto the apron. Cass gets him in the ring and slowly gets back in the ring. Cass slowly picks away at Bryan with punches and clubs. Cass drops two elbows on Bryan for a two count. Cass taunts the crowd and gets loudly booed. Bryan punches back at him and hits the ropes, but Cass lifts him and applies a bear hug. Cass is working away at the injured ribs of Bryan. Bryan clubs out of the bear hug, but Cass quickly brings him down with a knee to the midsection. Cass sends him to the corner, but Bryan climbs the ropes and backflips over him before hitting the ropes. Cass quickly grabs Bryan and connects with a Bossman Slam for a near fall. Cass talks trash to Bryan in the corner and continues to punch away at him. Cass avalanches him in the corner and mocks the “YES” taunt. Cass goes for a second avalanche, but Bryan stuns him with a drop-toe-hold into the turnbuckles.
Bryan gets to his feet, ducks a right hand, and kicks away at Cass’ surgically repaired knee. Bryan then takes him down with a pair of dragon screws. Cass grabs his left knee in pain and rolls to the apron. Bryan joins him on the apron and drives the knee into the ring apron. Bryan punches away at the knee and pulls his legs around the turnbuckle. Bryan slings the leg off the turnbuckle. Bryan does it a second time, but on the third Cass kicks him away. Bryan quickly climbs to the top rope and hits a missile dropkick to the back of Cass’ head. Bryan connects with a pair of running dropkicks and counters a tilt-a-whirl into a YES Lock! The crowd lets out a loud “OOH” as Cass gets his hand on the bottom rope to break the hold. Cass tries to pull him out of the ring, but Bryan kicks him away and hits a baseball slide. Bryan then goes to the top rope and connects with a cross-body block to the floor! A loud “YES” chant fires up. Bryan gets him in the ring and goes to the top rope, but Cass crotches him up there. Cass punches him on the top rope a few times. A “Big Cass sucks” chant picks up. Cass comes to the second rope and hits a super fall-away slam for a near fall. Cass punches the mat in frustration. Cass gets to his feet and scoops Bryan up in a torture rack. Bryan tries to punch out, but Cass counters with an inverted death valley driver for a near fall! Bryan rolls around in pain while Cass saunters around, not limping even though his leg has been worked on the entire match. Cass punches him while the crowd chants, “Daniel Bryan.” Bryan ducks a big boot, and Cass crotches himself on the top rope. Bryan hits a chop block to the back of the knee. Bryan connects with a second chop block and starts the “YES” Kicks. Cass grabs him by the throat before the big kick to the head. Bryan gets out and dropkicks the knee before kicking him in the head. Bryan starts an unbelievable “YES” chant before charging into a flapjack. Cass immediately follows up with a devastating Big Boot for a near fall! Cass is visibly frustrated. Cass yells out, “How?!”
Cass looks outside the ring and smiles. Cass turns around and looks at Bryan, who is slow to get to his feet. Cass picks him up in a second torture rack before trying for another inverted death valley driver, but Bryan lands on his feet. Bryan ducks a clothesline and connects with a Busaiku Knee Kick! Bryan then applies the heel hook for the submission victory!
We go backstage to see The New Day on their computer. They’re trying to devise a plan to decide who will be in the Money in the Bank match tonight. Kevin Owens comes in. Owens says he comes bearing gifts and unloads a garbage bag full of flapjacks. Owens also brought syrup with him. Owens wants to know which of them is in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match. Owens wants to know if the others that aren’t in the match can take out Braun Strowman. The New Day says they’re a lot of things, but they’re not cheaters. Owens says he just wants to talk about it. The New Day invites him to have some pancakes and talk about it, but Owens doesn’t like pancakes or cereal. Owens thought Booty O’s sucked in particular. The New Day flips out and kicks him out. Owens says iHop was right to change to iHob because burgers are better.
The bell rings, and Zayn immediately gets out of the ring. A loud “Olé” chant picks up. Zayn teases getting in the ring, but quickly exits when Lashley charges him. Zayn smiles as he prances around the ring. Zayn gets in the ring, but quickly leaves again. Zayn gets in the ring when Lashley chases after him. Zayn stomps him getting into the ring, but Lashley quickly stops him. Zayn rakes the eyes and boots him out of the ring. Zayn is looking for a count-out. Lashley gets on the apron, so Zayn kicks and sends him into the ring post. Zayn drives him head-first into the post a second time. Zayn gets in the ring and is looking for the count-out again. Lashley soon gets in the ring, so Zayn stomps him. Zayn mounts Lashley and crossfaces him. Zayn then punches away at him. Zayn continues to punch him and talk trash. Lashley blocks a right had and clotheslines him down to boos from the crowd. Lashley charges him in the corner, but Zayn boots him back. Zayn comes off the top rope with a cross-body, but Lashley catches him and hits a fall-away slam. Lashley clotheslines him in the corner and hits a vicious running shoulder. Lashley punches him and goes for a suplex, but Zayn fights out. Lashley quickly hits a spinebuster before picking him up for a delayed vertical suplex. Lashley picks him up over his shoulder and drops him. Lashley then hits a second delayed vertical suplex before standing over Zayn. Lashley lifts him up over his shoulder again before dropping him down. Lashley hits a third delayed vertical suplex before covering him with one hand for the win.
Ronda Rousey is seen warming up backstage with Natalya watching on.
Elias is in the ring and gets a huge reaction. Elias greets the crowd and plays a riff. Elias has one question: Who wants to walk with Elias? Elias is going to take Seth Rollins’ Intercontinental Championship. Rollins ought to lay on down so he can walk on by. Elias says he is WWE. Tonight the entire world watches what everyone already knows, which is WWE stands for Walk With Elias. Elias knows he’s in Chicago since he’s surrounded by loudmouth scumbags that just want attention. The crowd loudly boos that. A “We are scumbags” chant picks up. Elias tells them to silence the cellphones, hold the applause, and shut their mouths. Elias starts to play, but he stops before saying Chicago just isn’t worth it. Elias gets up from his stool and refuses to play.
The bell rings, and they stand for a few moments across the ring looking at each other. A “Burn it down” chant picks up. They lock up, and Elias hooks the arm. Rollins twists out and wrenches Elias’ arm. Elias takes him down with a snapmare and applies a chin lock, but Rollins twists out and applies a hammerlock. Elias fights up and twists out. Elias connects with another snapmare and hooks the head, but Rollins twists out and applies another hammerlock. Elias takes him down with a drop-toe-hold, but Rollins quickly applies another hammerlock. Elias fights up and elbows out. Elias clubs away at him and stomps him down. Elias connects with a shot to the injured neck, and Rollins clutches his neck in pain. Rollins gets to his feet and punches back. Rollins whips him off and hits the ropes before hitting a dropkick. Elias rolls out of the ring, so Rollins takes him down with a plancha. Rollins chops the chest and punches him at ringside. Rollins gets him in the ring and hits a springboard diving clothesline. Rollins hits a running forearm in the corner and punches away at him. The referee backs him up. Rollins goes to the apron, but Elias clotheslines him down. Rollins lands on the back of the neck and falls to the floor.
Elias gets him in the ring and viciously stomps away at him. Elias talks a little trash before pulling him out to the apron and snapping his neck off the apron. Elias gets him in the ring and picks up a two count. Rollins fights back, but Elias spikes him with a big DDT for a near fall. Elias drops a knee for a one count. Elias hooks the head, but Rollins gets to his feet. Rollins tries to roll out of it, but Elias keeps it hooked. Rollins appears to be bleeding from the mouth. Rollins fights up, but Elias kick him in the midsection and sends him to the ropes. Elias lowers his head and eats a kick. Rollins tries for a suplex, but Elias blocks it and takes him down. Elias tries for another knee drop, but Rollins moves. Rollins knocks him into the turnbuckle and boots him back. Rollins hits the ropes and hits a pair of running forearms. Elias hits the ropes, but Rollins follows and hits a Sling Blade. Rollins then sends him to the floor. Rollins gets pumped up and connects with a wild suicide dive. Rollins grabs his neck in pain. Rollins pulls himself up and gets him in the ring before coming off the second rope with a blockbuster for a two count. Rollins is trying to stretch his neck. The crowd is really into this. Elias drops him on the apron. Rollins springboards off the top rope, but Elias moves. Rollins’ knee buckles, and he screams in pain. Elias quickly connects with a knee to the head for a near fall. Elias gets him up for an electric chair, but Rollins fights out. Elias rolls him up for a two count. Elias continues to punch away at him. They trade punches with the crowd doing “Yay/boo” for Rollins and Elias respectively. Elias takes him down with a big boot. Rollins goes for a roll-up, but quickly releases and superkicks him for a two count. Rollins goes to the apron and pulls himself to the top rope on one leg. Rollins goes for a frog splash on Elias half-way across the ring, but Elias gets his knees up for a near fall!
Elias goes to the top rope, but Rollins crotches him up there. Rollins punches and goes for a superplex, but Elias fights him off. Rollins then scales the ropes and hits a superplex before following up with a falcon arrow for a near fall. Rollins sets up for the Stomp, but Elias moves. Elias catches him trying a suicide dive and sends him into the barricade before sending him into the ring post. Elias sends him into the steps and gets him in the ring. Elias goes to the top rope for an elbow drop and covers, but Rollins kicks out! Both men are down, and the crowd chants, “This is awesome.” The crowd is on their feet. Elias lifts up a limp Rollins for Drift Away, but Rollins grabs the ropes. Elias clubs away at him and pulls him up. Elias puts him on the top rope and chops him. Rollins slides off and goes for a turnbuckle powerbomb, but his leg gives out. Elias tries for Drift Away, but Rollins counters into an inside cradle for a near fall. Elias rolls him up, but Rollins rolls through and grabs the pants for the win!
Video Package: Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
The bell rings, and a huge brawl breaks out before the ring immediately clears. Becky Lynch quickly sends a ladder into Alexa Bliss. Flair sends Moon into the timekeeper’s area. Lynch then baseball slides a ladder into Natalya and Flair. Moon hits Lynch with a summersault senton to the floor and sends Natalya into the ring steps. Moon tries to set the ladder up, but stops to dropkick Naomi down. Moon ducks a ladder shot from Banks and kicks her. Moon sends Naomi out of the ring and hits a step-up enzuigiri on Banks. Moon starts setting the ladder up, but Banks gets in the ring. Banks counters a drop-to-hold onto the ladder. Moon then comes off the second rope with a springboard cross-body block. Banks lands on the ladder. That looked nasty. Lana quickly runs in and takes Moon down. Lana hits her with the ladder and hits an X-Factor on the ladder. Lana throws the smaller ladder out of the ring and sets up a bigger ladder. She tries to tip it onto Natalya, but misses. Natalya ducks a clothesline and body slams Lana on the ladder. Natalya then drops Naomi tailbone-first onto the ladder, steps on her, and dropkicks her. Flair gets in the ring and chops away at Natalya before kicking her. Flair hits an exploder and kips up. Lynch gets in the ring and has a tug of war with Flair over a ladder. A loud “Becky” chant fires up. Naomi uses the ladder they’re tugging as a bridge to hit a diving clothesline on Natalya. Naomi then dropkicks the ladder to take down Lynch and Flair. Bliss pulls the ladder out of the ring, so Naomi hits her with a plancha. Naomi then hits Banks with a blockbuster on the floor.
Lynch attacks Moon and Naomi as they try to set up a ladder. They fight her off and hold the ladder up. Lynch climbs the ladder as they hold it up, but the tip her off and drop the ladder on her. They then splash the ladder to take Lynch out. Naomi blocks a kick and hits some wild kicks on Moon. Naomi hits a high kick to the head and tries for a monkey flip, but Moon lands on her feet. Naomi charges, but Moon counters with a hip toss onto the ladder leaning in the corner. Moon sets a ladder up across the bottom turnbuckle. Banks pulls Moon onto the ladder and kicks Lana. Banks puts Lana on top of Moon and hits a double knee on them. Banks sets the ladder up, but she stops when Flair gets in the ring. They start to climb the same side of the ladder and knock each other off pretty quickly. Banks counters a suplex, but Flair comes back with a neckbreaker. Flair lays the ladder across the second turnbuckle corner and tries for a Razor’s Edge on the ladder, but Banks grabs the other ladder and starts climbing. Flair grabs her, but Natalya comes from behind and tries for a powerbomb. Flair gets out, and Banks is dumped off the ladder onto both of them, hitting a sloppy meteora on the way down.
Bliss runs in, but Lynch stops her and climbs the ladder, punching Banks. Lana slowly sets up a large ladder next to the ladder Banks and Lynch are on. Lana climbs that ladder and punches Banks. Moon joins the climb, and Natalya soon gets in. Banks is knocked off, but she’s quickly to her feet and pulls Natalya off. Natalya powerbombs Banks onto the ladder, knocking Lynch down as well. Flair big boots Natalya down. Lana punches away at Moon on the ladder. Flair leans a ladder in the corner and grabs Moon off the ladder for a powerbomb onto that ladder! Lana is pulled off the ladder, and Flair takes her out. Flair then grabs Bliss in powerbomb position, but Bliss counters into Code Red. Bliss fights Lana away, but Lana shoves her down. Bliss slaps her, so Lana takes her down with a big kick to the head. Lana yells it’s time to crush and applies the Accolade to Bliss! Lana climbs the large ladder, but Naomi springboards off the top rope and climbs the ladder to knock Lana off. Naomi grabs the briefcase, but Lynch stops her. Lynch sets up the ladder under the briefcase and climbs, but Flair climbs the other side and stares at her. They fight before Bliss knocks the ladder over. Flair lands on her feet and spears Bliss. Flair climbs the ladder, but Banks pulls her off and hits a backstabber. Banks climbs, but Naomi pulls her off and sends her face-first into the ladder. Lana pulls Naomi off the ladder and climbs. Natalya takes Lana out with an electric chair drop, and the crowd is booing. Moon takes Natalya out and climbs the ladder, but Flair rips her off the ladder and splashes her onto a ladder leaning in the corner. Lynch tries for a Bexploder on Flair, but she fights out. Lynch keeps trying and connects with a Bexploder. Lynch climbs the ladder and grabs the briefcase, but Bliss tilts the ladder over to send Lynch into a ladder. Bliss then climbs the ladder and retrieves the briefcase.
Kurt Angle is gloating to Paige about Alexa Bliss, who is from RAW, winning the Money in the Bank Ladder Match. Paige says she’s more than hopeful a Smackdown superstar will win. Angle says these dual branded shows are great. Paige says her roster bleeds blue, so he shouldn’t even try. Baron Corbin comes in and says this isn’t about playing nice with other GMs. Paige rubs it in Corbin’s face that he lost his Money in the Bank cash in last year. Corbin says RAW has one down and one more to go before walking off. Angle snickers.
Video Package: Roman Reigns vs. Jinder Mahal
Sunil Singh, in a wheelchair with a neck brace and an arm sling, announces Jinder Mahal to the ring. Mahal wheels him down to ringside.
The bell rings, and Reigns quickly starts punching Mahal. Mahal punches back, but Reigns quickly cuts him off. Reigns sends him into the ropes and takes him down with a back elbow. The crowd is loudly booing both men before a “CM Punk” chant picks up. Mahal reverses a whip and kicks Reigns. Mahal hits the ropes and nearly botches taking a Samoan Drop. A “BORING” chant picks up. Mahal rolls out of the ring, so Reigns follows him out and punches. Reigns gets him in the ring. Reigns snaps him off the top rope. An “NXT” chant fires up. Mahal avoids a Drive By Dropkick. Sunil Singh then rises from his wheelchair like there’s nothing wrong and sends Reigns into the ring post. Mahal comes outside and attacks Reigns. A “Rusev Day” chant picks up. Mahal gets him in the ring and stomps him. Mahal applies a chin lock. The crowd chants, “This is awful.” Reigns tries to fight out, but Mahal keeps it hooked. Reigns fights up, but Mahal hits a headlock takeover. Mahal holds the rest hold for quite some time. Obviously a beachball is out in the crowd since the entire crowd is looking somewhere else. They chant vulgarity at an usher that catches the beachball. Mahal sends Reigns hard into the turnbuckle and sends him into the barricade outside the ring. Mahal punches him and rolls him into the ring to drop a few elbows. Mahal picks up a two count. This match has really slowed down with Mahal applying rest hold after rest hold. Another beachball is out in the crowd. Mahal finally lets go and misses a knee drop.
Reigns makes his comeback and hits a leaping clothesline. Mahal quickly boots him back and comes off the second rope into an uppercut from Reigns. A wave has now broken out in the crowd. Cameras are doing their best to avoid it. Mahal comes back with a running knee for a near fall. Mahal goes for a Khallas, but Reigns gets out. Mahal gets out a Samoan Drop, and Reigns connects with a big boot for a near fall. The crowd chants, “This match sucks.” Reigns sets up for a Superman Punch, but Mahal ducks it. Mahal elbows him and kicks him back. Mahal hits the Winds of Change for a near fall. Mahal is bleeding from the side of his left eye. Crowd is chanting, “End this match.” Reigns backs him into the corner attempting a Khallas and hits a Superman Punch for a near fall. Reigns sets up for a spear, but Mahal kicks him in the face and sends him shoulder-first into the ring post. Mahal punches Reigns on the apron, but Reigns fights him off. Reigns knees him in the face and drops a leg on the back of his neck. Reigns hits a Drive By Dropkick on Mahal and rolls him in the ring. Singh tries to send him into the ring post, but Reigns stops it. The referee then sees Singh out of his wheelchair. Reigns punches Mahal and hits Singh with a Superman Punch, sending him flying back in the wheelchair. Reigns hits Mahal with a Superman Punch before viciously spearing Singh. Reigns gets in the ring, and Mahal rolls him up for a near fall. Reigns immediately follows up with a spear for the win.
Harper and Rowan defeated Anderson and Gallows to retain the WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championships on the Money in the Bank Kickoff Show.
Video Package: Smackdown Women’s Championship Match
They lock up, but Carmella shoves her away. Carmella sidesteps an attack and moonwalks. Carmella avoids Asuka’s strike combo and puts herself through the ropes. Carmella talks trash and moonwalks on the apron. Carmella gets in the ring, and Asuka blocks a kick. Carmella punches her, but Asuka smiles. Carmella says she’s not scared of Asuka. Asuka hits a running hip attack and digs her hips into Carmella’s face. Asuka punches her a few times before putting her on the apron and kicking away at her. Asuka then hits a running hip attack to knock Carmella to the floor. The crowd gives Carmella a nice ovation. Carmella demands her title be given to her and starts to walk off. Asuka wipes her out with a sliding knee from the apron. Asuka looks down at the title and grabs Carmella. Carmella quickly pulls her into the ring post face-first. Carmella gets her in the ring for a two count. Carmella rubs her face on the mat before applying a double chicken wing stretch. Asuka fights it and puts her on her back for a two count. Carmella fights out of an Asuka Lock and kicks Asuka down for a two count. Carmella applies a chin lock to Asuka and screams in her face. Carmella applies a front face-lock, but Asuka fights out. Carmella avoids a missile dropkick and goes for a roundhouse, but Asuka blocks it and applies a kneebar. Carmella immediately grabs the bottom rope and elbows her. Carmella talks trash and shoves her. Asuka fights up and viciously knees her in the face. Asuka hits a running dropkick and lets out a primal scream. Asuka kicks away at her and hits a German Suplex. Asuka wipes her out with another hip attack for a two count. Asuka tries for an Asuka Lock, but Carmella grabs the ropes. Asuka charges, but Carmella pulls the ropes down to send her to the floor. Asuka gets on the apron, but Carmella snaps her off the ropes. Carmella then kicks her hands, and Asuka takes a flat back bump on the floor from the apron! Ouch!
Carmella hits a suicide dive and gets her in the ring for a near fall. Carmella screams when she kicks out. Carmella covers again, and screams when she kicks out. Carmella tries a third time. Kick out, scream. Asuka murders her with a strike combination and rolls her up for a near fall. Asuka hits a vicious sliding kick to the face. A person dressed in Asuka gear gets on the apron. Asuka and Carmella look confused. Carmella rolls Asuka up for a two count. Asuka knees her in the face and looks back at the person in her gear. It’s revealed to be James Ellsworth! The crowd loudly cheers. Carmella hits a Princess Kick for the win.
Video Package: WWE Championship match
The bell rings, and they cautiously approach one another. A loud “AJ Styles/Nakamura” chant picks up. They lock up and hold there before Nakamura knees him. Styles takes him down and gets him to his feet before hitting some forearms. Nakamura kicks him and hits the ropes, but Styles dropkicks him down and poses for the crowd. Nakamura gets up at the count of two. Styles chops him and bounces him off the turnbuckle. Styles hits a snapmare and kicks him in the back. Styles goes for a suplex, but Nakamura puts the brakes on. Styles hits the ropes, but Nakamura elbows him. Styles leans against the ropes and uses them to help send Nakamura over the top rope in a modified hurricanrana. Styles then wipes him out with a slingshot forearm to the floor. Nakamura is up before being counted out. Styles sends him into the barricade a few times, and the referee counts him down. Nakamura is soon on his feet and hits Styles with a suplex on the ramp. Styles is up at six. Nakamura attacks the back and puts him on the apron for a running knee to the face. Nakamura sets him up again and jumps off the steps to stomp him on the back of the neck. Nakamura picks Styles apart with kicks and knees for a bit. Styles has trouble getting to his feet, but he’s up at five. Styles is using the ropes to hold himself up. Nakamura digs his foot into Styles’ neck and and shakes away. Styles holds the leg and punches away at him. Styles drops one kick, but Nakamura hits him on the rebound with a second kick. Styles is up at five. Nakamura lays him across the top rope and knees him. Nakamura charges and hits a vicious knee to the ribs. Styles falls off the ropes and goes to the floor. Styles is up at five again. Nakamura stalks him around the ring. Styles hits a desperation right hand, but Nakamura quickly takes him out by slamming him off the ring steps. Nakamura bends him back onto the stairs and holds his head with his foot.
Nakamura sends him into the crowd and peppers him with strikes. Nakamura knees him a few times. Styles ducks a right hand and punches back at Nakamura. Styles takes him down to his knees with a stiff right hand. Styles kicks him against the barricade and knocks Nakamura back to ringside. Styles stands on the barricade, but Nakamura kicks the legs out. Styles is up at six, but Nakamura quickly takes him back down by slamming him onto the bottom half of the ring steps. Nakamura gets Styles back in the ring and walks around him. Styles starts to fight back, but Nakamura cuts him off with a reverse exploder attempt. Styles lands on his feet and kicks Nakamura. Styles whips him to the corner, but he runs into a boot. Nakamura comes off the middle rope with a dropkick. They’re both being counted down now. They get to their feet at seven. Styles hits a strike combo followed by a standing clothesline. Styles hits a diving forearm in the corner and a wheelbarrow face-buster. The referee is counting them down again. Styles is up first, and Nakamura follows at six.
Nakamura tries for a low blow, but Styles avoids it! They botch something, but Styles grazes him with a Pele Kick. Nakamura avoids a diving forearm and hits a reverse exploder. Nakamura sets up in the corner and charges, but Styles wipes him out with a flying forearm. Styles gets to his feet and hits Nakamura with an ushigoroshi. Nakamura is up at eight. Nakamura puts Styles on the apron, but Styles knocks him back. Styles tries for a Phenomenal Forearm, but Nakamura kicks him off the top rope to the floor. Nakamura sends him ribs-first into the barricade and hits a front suplex onto the barricade. Nakamura clears off the commentary table. Nakamura puts Styles on the table and clears off the tops of the other two tables. Nakamura then runs across the two tables and connects with a Kinshasa on Styles! The referee is counting Styles down. The referee is at seven… eight… nine… and Styles slumps onto his feet off the table. Nakamura is furious and attacks him and before viciously sending him into the ring post. Nakamura knees away at him and gets him in the ring.
Nakamura goes under the ring and pulls out a table, which gets a big pop. Nakamura sets up the ladder and slams Styles off the table leg. Nakamura then sets the table up. Nakamura puts Styles on the top rope and goes for a superplex through the table, but Styles slides off and tries for a powerbomb. Nakamura fights it and knocks Styles back, who knocks over the table. Nakamura gives him a front suplex onto the edge of the table. Styles still gets up at seven. Nakamura leans the table in the corner and wildly sends Styles through it headfirst! The referee is counting Styles down. Seven… eight… nine… Styles gets up and leans himself on the top rope to stay up. Nakamura is stunned by Styles’ resilience. Nakamura exposes the top turnbuckle. Styles blocks a shot into it, as does Nakamura when Styles tries. Nakamura rakes the eyes and strikes him down. Nakamura lays him across the top turnbuckle and charges, but Styles moves. Nakamura knees the exposed turnbuckle. Nakamura holds his knee in pain. Styles kicks him in the knee a few times and gets in the ring. Another “AJ Styles/Nakamura” chant fires up. Styles kicks Nakamura in the back of the knee a few times. Nakamura screams in pain. Styles stomps the knee and looks for the referee to count Nakamura down. Nakamura pulls himself up at six. Styles takes him down with the Calf Crusher. Nakamura taps out in pain, but this match cannot end in submission. Styles just holds the Calf Crusher on for a few more painful seconds. Styles looks confident as the referee counts Nakamura down. Nakamura gets up at seven and then collapses into the ropes. Styles kicks him in the knee again. Nakamura falls to the outside. Styles grabs a chair from the timekeeper’s area and smacks it into Nakamura’s destroyed knee. Nakamura is begging him off, but Styles smacks it off his shoulder (looked like he hit him in the head) and hits him one more time for good measure. Nakamura is now begging him off. Styles goes for a big chair shot, but Nakamura crushes his manhood with a low blow! Seven… eight… nine… Styles is up. Nakamura is stunned, but he charges and wipes Styles out with a Kinshasa on the floor! Nakamura gets to his feet. Seven… eight… nine… Styles is up! Styles leans on the table to hold himself up. Nakamura clears the monitors from the Spanish commentary table and pulls Styles on top. Nakamura lifts him up, but his knee gives out. Styles then shoves him off the table into the steel steps. Styles then comes off the table with a Phenomenal Forearm! Styles then pulls him on top of the bottom half of the steel steps and hits a Styles Clash off the steps to the floor!! A “Holy Sh!t” chant breaks out! Styles is standing. Seven… eight… nine… NAKAMURA IS UP!
The crowd is giving this match one hell of a round of applause. Nakamura implores Styles with a “COME ON” taunt. Styles obliges and kicks him in the groin. Styles gets in the ring and springboards off the top rope with a Phenomenal Forearm that puts Nakamura through the table! Both men are down! Seven… Styles is up… Eight… Nine… Ten! Styles is the last man standing!
Video Package: Ronda Rousey vs. Nia Jax
The bell rings, and Jax immediately power her into the corner and shoulders away at her. Jax throws her across the ring and avalanches her. Jax throws her across the ring again and goes for an avalanche, but Rousey sidesteps it. Jax grabs her by the throat, but Rousey slaps her hand away and punches away at her. Jax quickly stops her with a head-butt. Jax avalanches her again and grabs her by the ponytail before lifting her up. Jax toys around with her before Rousey applies a Kimura. Jax drops down, and Rousey goes for an arm bar. Jax fights it and gets to her feet, lifting Rousey up. Jax then viciously hits a sit-out powerbomb. Rousey slowly gets to her feet, but she falls through the ropes. Jax goes outside and tries for a powerbomb. Rousey tries to counter into a hurricanrana, but Jax just stays standing. She then whips Rousey into the barricade like a battering ram. Jax gets her in the ring and covers for a near fall. Rousey tries to fight back at her, but to no avail. Jax military presses her and drops her down for a near fall. Jax looks furious. Rousey fights back and applies a guillotine. Jax powers up, so Rousey tries for a sunset flip. She can’t bring Jax down. Jax then slams her down a few times and yells at her before tossing her aside. Jax then applies a bear hug to Rousey. Rousey fights out and gets a few shots in. Jax shoves her into the ropes and hits a wild Samoan Drop for a near fall! That looked brutal.
Jax head-butts her again and goes for a leg drop, but Rousey moves. Rousey then pulls herself up to send Jax shoulder-first into the ring post. Rousey grabs the arm and applies an arm bar over the top rope. Rousey gets on the apron and starts talking to herself. Rousey goes to the top rope, and the crowd is standing on their feet. Rousey hits a cross-body block for a near fall. A “Ronda Rousey” chant picks up. Rousey starts slapping her chest and getting fired up. Rousey hits some wild punches and a vicious knee to the head. Rousey nearly spikes her on the head with a wild judo throw for a near fall! Rousey’s one boot is coming undone. Rousey is furious. Rousey slams her down and goes for an arm bar. She separates Jax’s fingers and gets ready to apply the arm bar. All of a sudden, Alexa Bliss hits Rousey in the back with the briefcase!
Bliss hits Jax with the Money in the Bank briefcase and cracks Rousey on the spine with it. She then sends Rousey shoulder-first into the ring post. Bliss throws Rousey over the commentary table, gets in the ring, and hits Jax twice with the briefcase. Bliss is cashing in!
Bliss immediately hits her DDT and works on Jax’ arm. Bliss goes to the top rope and hits Twisted Bliss for the win!
Video Package: Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
The New Day teased it would be Big E first, then Xavier Woods, but Woods removed his shirt and had Kingston’s name painted on his chest.
The bell rings, and a “Kofi” chant fires up. Everyone immediately gangs up on Braun Strowman, except The Miz, who concentrates on Finn Balor. Strowman explodes out of the corner and hits Balor with a sidewalk slam. Strowman sends Miz into Roode in the corner and splashes both. Owens then charges into a shoulder block from Strowman. A “Get these hands” chant picks up. Strowman grabs a ladder outside the ring, but Joe attacks him from behind. Strowman clotheslines Owens on the ramp, but the rest of the competitors attack Strowman with ladders and pile the prop ladders on top of Strowman. While they’re doing that, Miz is in the ring setting up a ladder. Joe immediately runs down to the ring and knocks it over. They have a tug of war over a ladder, and Joe drives him into the corner. Kingston hits Trouble in Paradise on Joe and dropkicks the ladder into Miz. Kingston then gets geared up and connects with a Boom Drop on the ladder on top of Miz. A “New Day rocks” chant fires up. Kingston climbs the ladder, but Owens pulls him off the ladder. Kingston avoids a Pop-up Powerbomb, but Owens quickly responds with a superkick. Owens climbs the ladder, but Balor climbs and cuts him off. Owens pulls him off the ladder and punches him. Owens goes for a powerbomb, but Balor sweeps the feet and hits a double stomp. Roode attacks Balor from behind and smashes his face off the ladder. Roode climbs the ladder, but Balor pulls him off and dropkicks him. Michael Cole is constantly calling Bobby Roode “Bobby Roo” tonight. Owens hits Balor with the ladder and leans it against the ropes. Owens lifts Balor up, but Balor gets off and sends Owens out of the ring. Owens pulls him out of the ring, sends him into a ladder at ringside before superkicking him onto the table. Owens grabs an enormous ladder at ringside and sets up for a splash on Balor. Owens climbs a a wildly tall ladder, but he stops to cut Rusev off from grabbing the briefcase. Rusev hits a fall-away slam onto the ladder leaning in the corner. Joe quickly attacks Rusev by sending him into the ladder before hitting an overhead kick. Kingston takes Joe out with a springboard move to knock him out of the ring. Kingston sets up the ladder, but Miz stops him. Kingston knocks him out of the ring and goes for a stage dive onto a bunch of opponents, but they hold him up. Balor then wipes them all out with a summersault senton. Balor grabs a ladder from the stage and starts dragging it, but Strowman emerges from under the ladder and grabs it. Strowman takes Balor and Roode out. Strowman then hits Kingston with a shoulder block. Joe hits Strowman with a suicide dive forearm. Rusev and Owens kick Strowman up the ramp. Owens grabs a table and orders Rusev to help him get Strowman on the table. Strowman fights them off, but Joe comes from behind and applies the Coquina Clutch. Strowman is fading. Owens superkicks Strowman for good measure. Owens starts to climb the incredibly tall ladder that is solely used as a stage prop. Strowman fights up and attacks Rusev and Joe. Owens is on top of this insanely tall ladder. Strowman climbs the other side and pulls Owens back to the top of the ladder. Strowman then shoves Owens off the ladder through some tables!
Strowman takes out the rest of his competitors with wild strikes. Strowman slams Kingston haphazardly onto a ladder on the stage. Strowman then bulldozes through a ladder being held by two others. Miz is in the ring and desperately tries for the briefcase, but Strowman stops him. Joe hits Strowman with the ladder a few times and clotheslines him over the top rope. Balor then dropkicks Strowman over the barricade. Balor immediately gets in the ring to stop Joe from grabbing the briefcase. Joe sends Balor shoulder-first into the ring post. Roode boots Joe back, but Joe quickly comes back with a uranage. Joe and Rusev duke it out, and Rusev pulls the top rope down to get him out of the ring. Rusev then kicks Roode down. Rusev then wipes out Kingston with a kick. Rusev puts Kingston on top of Roode and applies a double Accolade! Miz goes for the Skull Crushing Finale, but Rusev kicks him down. Miz lands on Kingston and Roode. Rusev then applies a triple-tiered Accolade! Joe then applies the Coquina Clutch to Rusev! Rusev fights out and superkicks Joe. Rusev climbs the ladder and grabs the briefcase, but Miz tips it over, sending Rusev throat-first into the top rope. Miz goes to the top rope and grabs the briefcase, but Kingston stops him. Miz and Kingston are fighting on top of the ladder. Roode then knocks it over. Balor hits Roode with a Sling Blade before sending Miz and Kingston out of the ring. Balor kicks Roode and climbs the extra large ladder outside the ring. Balor jumps off the top of that ladder into the ring and onto Roode for the Coup de Grace!
Balor climbs the ladder in the ring, but Strowman pulls him off and slams him off the ladder. Joe runs in, but Strowman hits him with a Running Powerslam! Miz climbs, but Strowman pulls him off and Powerslams him as well. Strowman climbs, but Balor climbs the other side. Kingston jumps on Strowman’s back, but Strowman continues climbing. Strowman knocks Balor off before taking Kingston out. Strowman then retrieves the briefcase!
The crowd gives Strowman a tremendous response when he retrieves the briefcase. Strowman holds it up triumphantly from the top of the ladder.