Wrestlemania 26, Who Should Win Money In The Bank?

Svyato Rovenchuk@TorontosClassicSenior Writer IAugust 31, 2009

LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 24:  (L-R) Wrestlers Ted DiBiase, Randy Orton and Cody Rhodes appear during the WWE Monday Night Raw show at the Thomas & Mack Center August 24, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hey it's Svyato with a new article. Over the past years, the Money In The Bank has proved to be mid carders ticket to the main event. It has made new superstars.

How? It gives them a World Title shot, of course.

Despite most the fact that most people consider it stealing the title, and that's how it's portrayed, it has brought us some good main eventers.

Most recently we have had CM Punk win it two times in a row, cash it in and become a main eventer. 

The most famous superstar to win the MITB has got to be Edge. Before he won that briefcase, he was a mid-carder who was wrestling for the IC championship on Raw, but look at him now! He is one of the best superstars in the WWE.

Anyway I'm going to give you a list of people I think would make good candidates for the Money In The Bank winner.

John Morrison: The WWE is looking for a way to push John Morrison. Giving him the MITB briefcase could do the trick. The man was pretty good in Wrestlemania 24 MITB match and by giving him the briefcase here.

Obviously, the WWE is trying to build up Morrison like the next Shawn Michaels. I'm sure everyone has noticed that. He also has great resemblance to Edge in my opinion.

Obviously those two are great superstars and if Morrison could get up to those superstars levels it would obviously be a great thing.

Cody Rhodes: As most of us know, Ted DiBiase is rumored to be leaving Legacy in late November. Obviously, next to be leaving the group after that is Cody. I even had a great storyline made up for it. Here it is...

At Wrestlemania, Cody Rhodes could win the MITB Ladder Match. Then you could show clips of how Randy Orton and Cody Rhodes are planning to invade SmackDown and take their title.

Then finally after Orton gets seriously hurt after a match (not an actual injury) Cody runs out cashing in Money In The Bank and winning the WWE title (with Orton being the WWE champ). Then you have a great feud on your hands.

Matt Hardy: Obviously, when you have a list of MITB briefcase holders, you absolutely must have Matt Hardy. Matt Hardy is arguably the better Hardy of the two and yet while Jeff is a three-time World Champion, Matt Hardy has none. The closest he has gotten is an ECW championship.

If Jeff Hardy can become a main eventer, then there is no reason Matt can't do it, either. Matt is really deserving of the strap and by all means, he should get it.

If he does, though, I think he should go heel again because he is a way better heel than face.

Kane: He has been in most of the MITB so far, but he hasn't won it yet, even though he clearly should have.

Kane is a great wrestler with great mic skills, yet he has only had one world title reign. He has been too good for too long and gotten nothing in return and I'm sick of it.

The man deserves better. You have a guy like John Cena, who has had five title reigns and yet the man is horrible.

Then again, he is the WWE cash cow, so I'm not surprised. It's just when you have a guy like Kane, who is ten times as good as him with only one world title it's like commiting a crime.

Shelton Benjamin: The greatest pure athlete in all of the WWE still does not have a World Heavyweight Championship. Sad, isn't it?

Shelton Benjamin should have had at least one world title reign by now. He has been in almost every (if not every) MITB match to date and hasn't even won one yet. Come on, WWE!

Vladimir Kozlov: The man is bound to break out and be a big superstar one day. He is the future of big men in the WWE (along with Knox). Kozlov reminds me a lot of a young Batista minus the steroids and the Russian background.

And obviously Batista has developed into one of the best superstars in the WWE (despite putting on average performances).

Point is Vladimir needs a push and now wouldn't be a really bad time. Could still delay it for a while, but I think it wouldn't be a bad time now.

Kofi Kingston- The Jamaican superstar needs a push. He is a great young athlete who puts on exciting shows every night. Now would be a good time for a push.

The man has main event potential, no questions asked. He is a one-time IC Champion, one-time US champion (current), and one-time tag champion with CM Punk.

You might as well add a World Title to the list. The man is obviously deserving and I know Dub would love to see this and I say, why not?

He has everything he needs to have for a main eventer. I would improve on his mic skills and maybe get a better finisher. Then you have got a great star.

Evan Bourne- Evan "Air" Bourne obviously needs to be thrown in here. Despite him being questioned because of his size he does have main event potential.

Despite the fact that the last "small" World Heavyweight Champion was Rey Mysterio and he only got it to kinda honour Eddie, I believe Evan Bourne can make a great World Champ.

Despite the fact that having him beat a guy like Big Show seems unbelieveable, it would still be exciting to see him doing all those high-flying moves.

Evan has every quality a good champ needs. He's got drive, mic skills, charisma, and he's great in the ring. So WWE, sign this kid up.

Honourable Mentions

I wanna give a shout out to guys who just missed the list:

Jack Swagger, The Miz, and Dolph Ziggler.

Conclusion: My top three choices for the winner at WM 26 would probably be:

1. Matt Hardy

2. Kane

3. Cody Rhodes

Somebody please mention this to the WWE!  


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