June 11, 2015
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WWE: Then. Now. Forever.
Jerry Lawler, Byron Saxton and Tom Phillips on commentary building up hype for Money in the Bank on 6/14. Just three days away.
Tonight's matches include:
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback vs. Miz
* Jack Swagger vs. King Barrett
* WWE Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler
* Paige vs. Alicia Fox
* Six Man Tag Main Event: Roman Reigns, Randy Orton and Neville vs. Sheamus, Kane, and Kofi Kingston
Dean Ambrose opens up the show with ladders everywhere and the "Money in the Bank" briefcase hanging over him in the ring. Ambrose enters the ring from the crowd complete with Mardi Gras beads and says he's had a great time in New Orleans. He reviews his wacky time through his Instagram posts. He recalls this past Monday night on Raw where he got to sit ringside for a match between Seth Rollins and J&J Security. We see a replay of J & J Security beating Seth Rollins last Monday on Raw with Ambrose watching from his ring side seat that Roman Reigns saved for him. Ambrose says that he hopes Seth Rollins remembers what happened on this past Monday on RAW because it is going to happen again this Sunday at Money in the Bank. Ambrose says he will walk out of MITB as WWE Champion.
Seth Rollins' music hits. Rollins makes his way to the ring and interrupts Ambrose. Rollins promises that he will win on Sunday. Rollins says Ambrose is not in his league. He goes to take back the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and Ambrose drops it in the ring for him to pick up. Ambrose says it was just a joke and he's sorry. Ambrose gets the last laugh and tells him it is actually just a replica and that he left the real WWE World Heavyweight Championship somewhere in New Orleans. He doesn't remember where he actually left it. Ambrose promises to bring it to MITB. Ambrose leaves through the crowd.
Kane then comes out and informs Rollins that The Authority will not be there to help him this Sunday. He tells Rollins to get ready for his match later against Dolph Ziggler.
Up next: Miz vs. Ryback.
WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback vs. The Miz
Miz makes his way to the ring and does his usual posing to boos from the Cajundome crowd. Ryback's music hits and "It's Feeding Time." The crowd responds with a big pop for the Intercontinental Champion. We see footage from Monday Night Raw where the Big Show is taken up and Shell Shocked by Ryback on Miz TV.
Miz starts the match by quieting the crowd. Ryback goes in to lock up and Miz retreats to the outside. He slides into the ring and Ryback slams his head into the mat multiple times. Ryback takes Miz straight up for what seems like forever. He slams him down for a pin and Miz kicks out. Miz rolls out to the floor and then takes Ryback into the announce table head first.
Back from the break we see Ryback held by Miz in the center of the ring by a headlock. Ryback takes Miz up from the mat and slams him down. Ryback with a series of clotheslines and a pin on Miz for a two count. Miz takes it to the knees of Ryback and applies a Figure Four on the Big Guy. Ryback tries to counter but Miz hits with a DDT and a pin for two on Ryback. Ryback on the offensive now goes for a Meathook clothesline but Miz rolls to the outside. Back in the ring Miz takes advantage and hits Ryback with a Skull Crushing Finale. Miz takes it to Ryback and taunts him by going for a Meathook clothesline. Ryback catches Miz with one instead and takes Miz up for the Shell Shocked. 1..2..3.
Big Show comes out from the back and congratulates Ryback. He says will take the WWE Intercontinental Championship away from Ryback this Sunday. Ryback offered to fight now behind the support of the Ragin Cajuns and Big Show makes his way to the ring before back pedaling and declining the challenge. Big Show says his "Feeding Time" will be this Sunday. Ryback holds up the tiitle to "Feed Me More" chants as Big Show walks back.
Back from the break we see R-Truth has joined the commentary for the next match between King Barrett and Jack Swagger.
King Barrett vs. Jack Swagger
Swagger is already in the ring as Barrett makes his way to the ring. The match begins with an attempted suplex by Swagger. Barrett counters with an elbow and down goes Swagger. R-Truth is seen trying on King Barrett's robe and crown and Barrett turns his attention to that instead of Swagger. Swagger takes advantage sending Barrett into the ropes. He goes for a clothesline but Barrett ducks through and hits Swagger with a kick to the gut. Barrett turns back to Truth now wearing the King's outfit. Truth poses for the crowd and Barrett is livid. He slides out of the ring towards R-Truth with Truth trying to reason with him. He drops the crown and takes off running. Swagger takes Barrett down with a huge clothesline as Barrett was chasing Truth around the ring. Swagger sends Barrett back into the ring and hits him with the Swagger Bomb. The pin on Barrett but he kicks out at 2. Swagger drags Barrett to the center of the ring and goes for the ankle lock. Barrett counters out and hits Swagger with the Royal Bull Hammer. 1…2…3.
Winner: King Barrett
Still to come: WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler.
Back from the break, we see footage from two weeks ago on Monday Night Raw where the Bellas used "Twin Magic" to defeat Paige. We see Paige's response from last Thursday on Smackdown where she says if you want to change the world you have to do it yourself and she is going to change the world at MITB. We see footage of the Bellas responding on Raw saying that Paige is not good enough to change the world. Paige is seen walking in the locker room area where she is approached by Alicia Fox. Fox says Paige doesn't need to worry about changing the world and she needs to focus on their match tonight instead.
The commentary team then shows us footage of what happened during Dolph Ziggler and Kane's match this past Monday night. We see Rusev approach Lana. She tries to get out of the way and falls off the ramp twisting her ankle. Rusev looks on smiling about what has happened.
We are now shown footage courtesy of the WWE Network where Michael Cole is sitting down with Lana. Rusev appeared and begged her to come back to him. Lana tells him it is over and leaves Rusev yelling and screaming yet again.
Dolph Ziggler's music hits and he makes his way to the ring.
Up next: Ziggler vs. Rollins.
Back from the break now as Seth Rollins music hits and he makes his way down the ramp.
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler (non-title)
The match begins with a lock up. Rollins takes Ziggler down to the mat. Ziggler counters and ties up Rollins. Rollins to the ropes and the ref makes Ziggler break the hold. Rollins and Ziggler lock up again and Rollins gains the upper hand locking up Ziggler. Ziggler up and throws Rollins into the ropes missing a clothesline. Rollins counters with one of his own. Ziggler then goes to counter and Rollins rolls out of the ring. Rollins stalls outside and slowly climbs the steps back into the ring. He and Ziggler lock up again and Ziggler takes Rollins into the corner. Ref breaks the hold and Rollins sends Ziggler into the ropes. Ziggler hits Rollins with a neck breaker. Rollins up now takes Ziggler to the corner and off the top rope with what Jerry Lawler calls "The electric chair". Rollins pins Ziggler for a two count. Rollins now with a headlock on Ziggler in the center of the ring. Ziggler fights his way out and hits a series of punches to the midsection of Rollins. Rollins with a counter now taking Ziggler back down with a headlock. Ziggler up. Rollins misses a clothesline and Ziggler clotheslines him right out of the ring. Outside the ring they battle. Rollins sends Ziggler flying into the timekeeper's area. We go to commercial with Dolph lying among the chairs and cables.
Back from the break we see Rollins taking it to Ziggler back in the ring. Rollins is toying with Ziggler stalking over him. Ziggler on the offensive but not for long as Rollins takes him to the mat again. Rollins locks up Ziggler. Ziggler up again and drops Rollins to the mat with a Chin breaker. Ziggler sends Rollins out of the ring again. Back in the ring Ziggler hits Rollins with a DDT and covers the champ for a two count. Both superstars lay on the mat exhausted. Both competitors up to their feet and Rollins and Ziggler go for a series of failed maneuvers until Ziggler hits Rollins with a Famouser. Pin on Rollins and he kicks out at two. Ziggler is stunned that he kicked out. Both are up again and Rollins tries to gain the upper hand but Ziggler again takes control and goes to the top rope. He hits the cross body and lands on Rollins. Rollins rolls with it on the mat gaining leverage for the pin of Ziggler. Rollins holding the tights of Ziggler gets the 1…2…3
Winner: Seth Rollins
Seth Rollins celebrates outside the ring as Dolph Ziggler looks on in defeat.
Still to come: Paige vs. Alicia Fox.
Back from the break we see a promo for WWE Tough Enough with the top 40 finalists being selected now.
Alicia Fox is in the ring. Paige's music hits and she makes her way to the ring.
Paige vs. Alicia Fox
The match begins with a lock up in the center of the ring. Paige takes it to Alicia with elbows in the corner. Paige puts a crossface on Fox in the center of the ring. Fox fights her way to the ropes and breaks the hold. Fox on the offensive now and pins Paige for a two count. Knees to the head of Paige now by Fox. Paige taken down by Fox and put back into a headlock. Paige elbows her way out and rolls up Fox for a two count. Fox throws Paige to the corner and hits a huge kick to the face of Paige. Paige gets the upper hand though and drops Fox from the top rope down to the apron and out of the ring. Paige hits Fox with a rolling senton off the apron taking Fox down to the floor, declaring "This is my House!". Paige throws Fox back into the ring. She attempts The PTO and Fox rolls out. Paige hits a kick to Fox and sets up the PTO. Fox submits and Paige gets the victory by Submission.
Next: Preview of John Cena vs. Kevin Owens part two at MITB this Sunday.
Back from the break we see a montage of highlights between John Cena and Kevin Owens setting up the rematch for this Sunday at Money in the Bank. We are shown the card for Sunday's event on the WWE Network.
We go to the back with Renee Young. She is joined by The Prime Time Players. They say that they are ready to take the WWE Tag Team titles this Sunday. Titus says it will be a coming out party for the Prime Time Players. He's interrupted by Darren Young who says that his coming out was last summer poking fun at the fact that he is the first openly gay WWE Superstar. They end making fun of New Day mocking their clap.
Roman Reigns makes his way down through the crowd. Neville is out next. Randy Orton gets the biggest pop as his music hits and he makes his way to the ring.
Back from the break, Kane and Kofi Kingston are ready for the match to begin. Kane rolls his eyes as The New Day claps on. Sheamus' music hits to the loudest boos of the night.
Six Man Tag Team Match
Randy Orton, Roman Reigns & Neville vs. Kane, Sheamus & Kofi Kingston
The match starts with Kofi and Reigns. They lock up. Kingston taken down and kicked in the face by Reigns. Kofi is covered and kicks out. Reigns tags in Neville. Neville takes it to Kingston. Kingston reverses and punches Neville in the face forcing him to the corner. Neville escapes by rolling his way across the ring to the other corner of the ring where he leaps back catching Kingston and taking him to the mat. Pin by Neville and a kick out from Kingston. Sheamus tags himself in and disposes of Neville in the corner. Sheamus uppercuts and sends Neville into the corner where he tags in Orton escaping from Sheamus' wrath.
Orton in now with Sheamus where they exchange blows. Orton takes out Kane and Kingston but is caught by Sheamus in the middle of the ring with a huge slam. Orton lies on the mat and Sheamus gloats as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial we see Orton still in with Sheamus. Orton with a suplex out of a Sheamus headlock. Orton tags Neville and he flies around the ring kicking Sheamus multiple times. Sheamus is sent to the corner. Neville takes out Kane and Kingston with a diving kick and delivers one to Sheamus in the opposite corner of the ring. Neville up to the top rope and Kane drags him down while Kingston distracts the referee. The official New Day Sucks chant fills the arena now. Sheamus takes it to Neville in the corner with a series of knees before throwing Neville to the mat. He drags Neville to his corner and tags in Kane. Kane kicks on Neville while he is down. He continues sending Neville to the corner with another elbow. Kane with a side slam on Neville, pins and a kick out from Neville. Kingston is tagged in. Kingston in now and rolls up Neville for a two count. Kingston on the offensive as Xavier Woods cheers him on from the floor. Kingston connects with a drop kick. Covers for two. He tags in Sheamus. Sheamus in now and demolishes Neville with a barrage of back breakers to Neville. Xavier Woods is doing some color commentating of his own during the exchange. Sheamus locks up Neville with a headlock. Neville gaining some crowd support gets up and hits some punched to the midsection of Sheamus. Sheamus goes out of the ring as he misses Neville in the corner. Neville tries to make it to the corner and he does. Reigns is in. Sheamus tags in Kingston. Reigns takes it to Kingston with a series of clotheslines. Reigns takes out the New Day as they try to interfere. Reigns hits a Samoan Drop on Kofi. Reigns loads up for a Superman Punch. Kane catches Reigns and Choke slams him. As Kane turns around Orton hits him with an RKO. Sheamus then hits Orton with a Brogue Kick as the parade of finishers continues on. Neville hits Sheamus with a missile dropkick from the top turnbuckle and Kofi hits him with Trouble in Paradise. Kingston spots Reigns in the corner and runs to him. Reigns ducks a clothesline as Kofi jumps to the turnbuckle. Kofi flying towards Reigns is caught with a Superman Punch in midair and Reigns covers. The Ref doesn't even count as the New Day is in to break up the pin
The referee calls for the bell and the match is over. The New Day takes it to Reigns. They call for the ladders. Woods grabs one from under the ring. They send Kingston up the ladder towards the briefcase.
Winners: Randy Orton, Roman Reigns & Neville via DQ
Dolph Ziggler's music hits and he runs down to the ring carrying a ladder of his own. Now all seven men in the MITB match are out. Ziggler hits Big E and Xavier Woods with the ladder. He pulls Kofi Kingston down and sends him out of the ring. Neville sees his chance and climbs the ladder. Neville flies and takes out everybody on the floor as they are fighting each other. Neville takes the ladder and climbs to the briefcase and grabs it from the hook as Smackdown goes off the air.