WWE: My Money in the Bank
Welcome fans of My WWE Series to My Money in the Bank pay-per-view!
I have done my best to make an impressive card, and hopefully you will enjoy this fantasy article.
Here is the card for tonight:
Alex Riley, Zack Ryder, Drew McIntyre, Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Big Show, Evan Bourne
Daniel Bryan, Sheamus, Justin Gabriel, Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, Ted DiBiase, Kane and Sin Cara.
Beth Phoenix © vs. Kelly Kelly
WWE Unified Tag-Team Championship
Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga © vs. The Usos
World Heavyweight Championship
Randy Orton © vs. Christian
John Cena © vs. Alberto del Rio vs. CM Punk
Without further delay let's kick off the show!
We open with a video package that highlights all of the previous MITB matches.
Past winners and participants give their thoughts on the match and how it can change the careers of everyone involved.
After the video we switch over to Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and Josh Matthews on commentary.
Match 1: WWE Unified Tag-Team Championship
Out first are the challengers, The Usos. They receive a good pop and wait for the champions.
The match begins with Jimmy Uso and David Otunga in the ring.
Jimmy and Otunga lock up. Otunga hits Jimmy with a hip toss and taunts him. Jimmy gets up and hits Otunga with a big right hand. He throws him off the ropes and hits a clothesline.
Jimmy slaps on an armbar, but Otunga fights out of it. Otunga hits a nice suplex to break the hold and tags in McGillicutty.
McGillicutty goes on the offensive and hits Jimmy with a boot to the face. McGillicutty goes for the pin and gets a two-count.
McGillicutty throws Jimmy into a corner and goes for a spear. Jimmy nmoves out of the way and McGillicutty goes shoulder first into the ring post.
Jimmy tags in Jey and the two hit a double dropkick on McGillicutty. Jey goes for the pin and gets a two-count.
McGillicutty gets up and throws Jey to the ropes. Jey rebounds and hits a big DDT. He goes for the pin and gets a close two-count.
Jey goes to the top rope and goes for a frog splash. McGillicutty rolls out of the way, and Jey lands chest first.
Both Jey and McGillicutty go to their partners and tag them in at the same time.
Jimmy comes in strong and hits Otunga with a clothesline. Jimmy then throws McGillicutty over the rope. Jimmy sizes up Otunga and hits a big suplex.
Jimmy tags in Jey, and he goes to the top rope, off of which hits a frog splash and goes for the pin. The referee gets to two and a half before Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel interfere.
The referee calls for the bell.
Slater and Gabriel beat up The Usos and then take out McGillicutty and Otunga. Slater yells that he and Gabriel deserve a shot at the tag titles.
They walk off, leaving the others in the ring.
Match 2: Smackdown Money in the Bank Part 1
Every man is in the ring staring at the briefcase.
The bell rings and the ring comes alive. Everyone is going at it except for Sheamus and Wade Barrett. The two Empire members stand and watch as the others beat up on each other.
Kane is the first superstar to attack Barrett, but Sheamus helps out his partner. They gang up on Kane until Daniel Bryan and Sin Cara come over.
Now everyone is in on the action.
Cody Rhodes goes to the outside and grabs the first ladder. He slides it in the ring, and Ted DiBiase hits Justin Gabriel over the chest with it.
DiBiase sets it up and starts to climb it. Rhodes comes back in and grabs DiBiase's foot and pulls him off of the ladder. Rhodes says that he is winning this match, and DiBiase responds with a big right hand and they duke it out.
Kane has Sheamus in position for a chokeslam when Barrett comes over. Sheamus and Barrett lift Kane up and throw him to the outside.
Gabriel and Sin Cara are putting on some good back-and-forth, high-flying action until Daniel Bryan hits Gabriel with a steel chair.
Sin Cara connects with a roundhouse kick and Bryan goes down.
Kane sets up a table on the outside of the ring and goes back in for Sheamus and Barrett. Barrett is climbing the ladder when Kane comes up the other side. Barrett gets a hand on the briefcase just as Kane reaches the top of the ladder. Kane hits Barrett with a big uppercut and then grabs him for a chokeslam.
Sheamus hits Kane over the back with a steel chair and he falls off the ladder.
Barrett is all alone atop the ladder when Justin Gabriel hits a missile drop kick from the top rope and he hits Barrett in the legs, knocking him off the ladder.
Daniel Bryan has another ladder, and he is hitting Sin Cara and Sheamus with it. Bryan sets it up in the corner and puts both Sin Cara and Sheamus on it. Bryan goes for a running clothesline, but Sheamus pushes Sin Cara into Bryan and connects with a Brogue Kick.
Sheamus turns around, and Kane grabs him and hits a chokeslam.
Barrett and Gabriel are fighting out side of the ring. Barrett goes for a Wasteland onto the table, but Gabriel counters and hits a big kick to Barrett's head. Barrett lands on the table and Gabriel goes to the top rope.
Gabriel looks around and goes for a 450 Splash from the top rope onto Barrett. He connects, and Barrett goes through the table.
The fans go crazy, and the match continues.
Smackdown MITB Part 2
Both Barrett and Gabriel are outside the ring.
Sheamus hits Kane with a big body slam and turns his attention to Sin Cara. Sin Cara hits a hurricanrana on Sheamus, and he is sent flying into the ladder that was sent into the corner. Sin Cara runs towards him and up his back, doing a backflip from Sheamus' shoulders.
Sin Cara hits Daniel Bryan with the move, and the fans cheer.
Rhodes connects with a big boot to the side of Sin Cara's head, and he begins his climb to the top. Ted DiBiase grabs another ladder and he goes up that ladder. Both men get to the top, and they each try and grab the briefcase.
They begin to argue when Kane steps in the middle of both ladders and he pushes them apart, and eventually they tip over.
DiBiase and Rhodes go flying to the outside of the ring.
Justin Gabriel is back in action, and he jumps up on the top rope. He leaps off going for a cross body, but Kane catches him and hits him with a sidewalk slam.
Kane looks up at the briefcase and grabs a ladder. He begins to climb when Wade Barrett also grabs a ladder. Barrett and Kane climb up their own ladders until they both reach the top and trade blows.
Daniel Bryan sets up a ladder at an angle on Kanes ladder. (Imagine Shelton Benjamin's ladder.) Bryan runs up the ladder and grabs Kane and hits a bulldog to the ring mat.
Barrett is now alone on the top of the ladder when Justin Gabriel runs up the same ladder Bryan just used and he connects with a clothesline, sending both men to the mat.
Sin Cara and Rhodes are trading blows while Ted DiBiase sneaks in and climbs up the ladder. DiBiase almost has the briefcase unhooked when Sin Cara notices him.
Sin Cara runs off the ropes and Rhodes grabs him. Sin Cara twists and turns above Rhodes's head, and amazingly he manages to jump from Rhodes' shoulders to the ladder. Sin Cara connects with a right hand and DiBiase is stunned. Rhodes comes up from behind Sin Cara and he hits a power bomb on him.
DiBiase is alone yet again when Justin Gabriel begins to climb the ladder.
Kane and Wade Barrett climb their own ladders.
All four men battle it out on the top of the ladders.
Sheamus grabs a table and slides it in the ring. Bryan comes running in only to be met with a Brogue Kick.
Sin Cara meets the same fate as Bryan.
Sheamus grabs another ladder and sets it up. Sheamus climbs up his ladder and throws Justin Gabriel from his. Sheamus then maneuvers himself so that he can grab Kane. He puts Kane in the High Cross position and goes for the move from the ladder. He hits it and sends Kane through the table below.
Now DiBiase and Barrett are trading blows atop the ladder.
Barrett hits a series of punches before knocking DiBiase from the ladder. Now Barrett is all alone at the top of the ladder, with the briefcase in reach.
Smackdown MITB Part 3
Barrett reaches for the briefcase and gets a hand on it before Sheamus climbs up the other side of the ladder.
Sheamus gets to the top of the ladder, and he and Barrett stare at each other.
They both look at the briefcase and then each other.
Before they decide to do anything, Kane is up and pushes the ladder over. Sheamus and Barrett go tumbling over the top rope to the outside.
Daniel Bryan and Justin Gabriel team up to take out Kane. Sin Cara takes out DiBiase and Rhodes.
The three high flyers all look to the briefcase and scramble to the ladders. They all climb the ladders and reach the top at the same time.
Bryan, Gabriel, and Sin Cara trade blows in perfect sequence. DiBiase and Rhodes attack Sin Cara and Bryan and knock them down. Gabriel is alone, but they eventually grab him too.
Sheamus comes back in the ring and hits a Brogue Kick on DiBiase before Rhodes hits him with a Cross Rhodes.
Wade Barrett comes in and hits a Wasteland on Rhodes.
Barrett climbs the ladder and gets to the top. He begins to unhook the briefcase when Kane climbs up the other side and grabs Barrett for a choke slam from the top of the ladder.
Barrett hits Kane's arm and eventually Kane lets go. Barrett smashes Kane's face off of the top of the ladder.
Justin Gabriel suddenly comes running up the ladder that is placed at an angle, but Barrett ducks and Gabriel hits Kane with a clothesline knocking them both to the ground. Barrett is all alone once again, and he unhooks the briefcase.
Wade Barrett is your Smackdown MITB winner!
Barrett stands at the top of the ladder while everyone re-groups down below. Sheamus seems conflicted and walks to the back. Barrett steps down and follows him, with briefcase in hand.
Match 3: Divas Championship Match
Kelly Kelly is out first to a great reaction.
The Divas Champion Beth Phoenix is out next, and she gets a good reaction.
The match starts off with Kelly trying to lock up with Beth, but the latter easily overpowers her. Beth waits for Kelly to get back to her feet and they lock up again. Beth backs Kelly into the corner, and the referee makes her back out. Kelly slaps Beth and goes for a punch but Kelly dodges it and puts Beth in the corner.
Kelly hits several punches before shouting out to the crowd. Kelly does her back flip elbow and connects. Beth is down, and Kelly is signaling for her finisher.
Before Kelly can hit the move, the Bella twins come running down to the ring. Kelly drops Beth and turns her attention to the twins.
The Bellas don't come in the ring —they just distract Kelly long enough for Beth to grab her and hit her finishing move.
Beth Phoenix retains the Divas Championship.
The Bellas storm the ring and attack both women. The Bellas claim they want the Divas Championship back.
Match 4: World Heavyweight Championship
Out first is the challenger, Christian. He gets good heat and is confident that he will walk out of Chicago with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
The reigning champion, Randy Orton, makes his way to the ring to a great reaction.
Orton and Christian stare each other down as the referee holds the championship above his head. The referee calls for the bell, and the match begins.
Orton and Christian lock up, and they are evenly matched. Christian slaps Randy in the mouth and then "The Viper" goes on the assault. Randy lands a few right hands before connecting with a dropkick. Christian goes to the corner and Randy goes for a clothesline.
Christian moves out of the way and begins his assault on Orton.
Christian lands a few rights and a few lefts before hitting a clothesline on Orton. Orton is down in the ring, and Christian slaps him over the head and taunts him. Christian picks Orton up, but Orton counters and hits a European Uppercut.
Orton throws Christian off of the ropes, but the latter kicks Randy in the chest. Christian then hits a DDT and goes for the pin.
Christian receives a count of two.
He then gets up and claps his hands, signaling for The Killswitch. Orton gets up and Christian grabs him. Christian goes for the move, but Orton pushes him off and hits a power slam.
Orton then hits two clotheslines before another power slam.
Christian goes to the ring apron, but Orton follows. Orton grabs Christian and hits his signature Spike DDT. Orton then goes into "Viper" mode and signals for the RKO.
Christian gets up and Orton goes for the RKO, but Christian pushes him off. Orton comes back and both men go for a clothesline. Both men hit their moves and they are both knocked down in the middle of the ring.
The referee starts his count and he gets to three before either man starts moving. Both men get to one knee and trade right hands. Both men get up all the way and still trade rights.
Orton hits three right hands in a row, goes to the ropes, and then goes for a clothesline, but Christian locks in a sleeper hold.
Orton goes down and the fans get behind him. Orton starts to power out of the hold, but Christian lets it go and hits an uppercut on Orton. Orton is stunned, and Christian goes for a clothesline. Orton flips him over the ropes, and he lands on the floor below.
The referee starts his count, but Orton goes out and throws Christian back in the ring.
Orton stalks Christian and sizes him up for a punt to the skull. Orton takes off, but Christian moves out of the way at the last second.
Christian grabs Orton and hits a DDT. Christian sizes up Orton for a spear. Orton gets up, and Christian goes for the spear. Orton hits him with a boot to the face and then hits a suplex. Orton crawls over to Christian and goes for the pin.
The referee counts to a very close two count.
Orton gets frustrated and sizes Christian up for the RKO. Christian gets to his feet, and Orton hits the RKO. Orton pins Christian. The referee gets to a count of two and a half before Orton realizes that Christian's foot is under the rope.
Orton breaks the pin and yells at the referee for almost costing him his title. Christian gets to his feet, and he spins Orton around. Christian hits the Killswitch and goes for the pin.
The referee gets to two and a half when Orton puts his foot on the rope. The referee stops the count, and Christian goes crazy, yelling at the referee and threatening to punch him.
Christian eventually turns around and grabs Orton. Orton hits a fast RKO and pins Christian for the victory.
Randy Orton retains the WWE World Heavyweight Championship!
Orton is exhausted from the match when Wade Barrett's music hits and he makes his way to the ring with his briefcase in hand. Barrett hands it to the referee and says that he is cashing in his MITB contract. The referee checks Orton and determines that he can compete.
The referee rings the bell and we are underway.
Barrett waits for Orton to get to his feet, and he hits a big boot to his head. Barrett then taunts the crowd and lifts Orton up for the Wasteland. Barrett goes for the move, but Orton slips off. Barrett turns around and Orton hits an RKO!
Barrett and Orton are both down. Orton crawls over to Barrett and throws an arm over him. The referee gets to two, but Barrett kicks out.
Orton gets up and sizes Barrett up for a punt to the skull. Orton takes off, but Barrett moves. Barrett grabs Orton and hits a Wasteland.
Barrett pins Orton and gets the win.
Wade Barrett is the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion!
Match 5: Raw Money in the Bank Part 1
The Big Show's music goes off, but he is not coming out. We go to a backstage camera and see Sheamus and Drew Mcintyre beating up the Big Show. Sheamus hits a Brogue Kick on him, and then McIntyre hits a Future Shock DDT.
Regal comes in and says, "See, the fat slug has been squished. Get that briefcase, Drew."
Drew McIntyre's music hits and he makes his way down to immense heat. Justin Roberts announces that the Big Show will be unable to compete. This is now a seven-man MITB match.
The bell rings, and we are underway.
Much like the Smackdown match, all the men go at each other. Everyone is throwing punches and a few basic moves.
Eventually, all of the heels gain the advantage. Truth and McIntyre take out Bourne and Kingston while Ziggler takes out Ryder.
Alex Riley slips away and grabs a ladder. He comes in the ring and decks Drew and Truth with it before setting it up. Riley then hits Ziggler with a spine buster before climbing up the ladder.
McIntyre climbs up the other side, and he hits Riley with a big right hand. R-Truth comes from behind him and pulls him off. McIntyre comes close to unhooking the briefcase, but Ryder hits Drew with a steel chair.
Zack Ryder the climbs up the ladder. Kofi Kingston jumps up on the top rope, and he hits Ryder with a kick to the face from the the rope to the ladder. Ryder falls to the floor, and Evan Bourne hits him with a Shooting Star Press.
Now Riley grabs another ladder, and he hits Drew with it. Riley then throws the ladder on top of R-Truth. Ryder grabs Riley and throws him over the top rope. Ryder puts up the "L I" before he too is thrown over the top, by Drew McIntyre.
Evan Bourne throws McIntyre out and then Ziggler. Bourne and Kingston look at each other and they each climb the ladder. Both men jump from the ladder and hit diving cross bodies on the superstars below.
Raw MITB Part 2
Michael Cole tells us that the Big Show has been taken to a local medical facility and will not be able to compete.
Kingston and Bourne both get up and climb the ladder again. This time they climb it to reach for the briefcase.
Bourne and Kingston trade blows before Ryder grabs another ladder and slips it in between the second rope and the ladder that Bourne and Kofi are on. Ryder climbs up on the ring apron and jumps onto his ladder. His ladder knocks Kingston's supports out of his ladder, and it folds up with Bourne and Kingston still on it.
They fall to the floor, and Ryder heads to the ring. McIntyre sets up a table inside the ring and goes after Ziggler. Riley and Ryder trade blows before Riley hits a DDT on him. McIntyre hits a Future Shock on Ziggler before Riley hits him with a spine buster. Riley puts him on the table and goes to the ladder, but Truth attacks him.
Evan Bourne jumps from the top rope to the ladder and does a Shooting Star Press from the ladder onto McIntyre, and they go through the table.
Kingston goes to the same ladder, but hits a cross body on Truth. Now Ryder climbs the ladder and goes for the briefcase. Ziggler follows and they are both atop the ladder.
Truth sets up another ladder, and he climbs up it. Kingston and Bourne manage to climb up as well, and all the men except McIntyre are throwing punches.
McIntyre is still down after the SSP through the table. The men fight, and everyone is sitting on the edge of their seats when someone jumps the barricade and enters the ring.
It is Skip Sheffield!
Skip runs in the ring and throws Truth and Ziggler off of the ladder.
Michael Cole says that the Raw GM has declared this legal—Skip Sheffield is now the eighth participant in the Raw MITB!
Sheffield cleans house before he looks down on Drew McIntyre. Sheffield picks him up and looks like he is going for some move, but Ryder hits him over the head. Sheffield gets angry and hits Ryder with a huge clothesline.
Sheffield returns his attention to McIntyre, who has now climbed the ladder and is at the top.
Kingston comes running in to jump on the ladder, but Sheffield grabs him and hits a huge power bomb. McIntyre unhooks the briefcase and wins the Raw MITB!
McIntyre climbs down, and Sheffield is standing behind him. McIntyre looks freaked out, but Sheffield grabs his arm and raises it above his head.
William Regal comes out and grabs a mic. He says, "Now the Empire Alliance has a world champion, another MITB winner, and a new member. Ladies and gentlemen.... Skip Sheffield!"
The fans boo the Empire out of the ring, but they don't care. They are all smiles as they head backstage.
Main Event: WWE Championship Triple Threat Match
Alberto del Rio is out first to good heat.
CM Punk is out next to a standing ovation from his hometown crowd. This is the loudest pop of the night and rivals a Stone Cold fan reaction.
John Cena is out next, and he gets incredible heat. The fans tear into him, but he still walks down to the ring. He throws his shirt into the crowd and they throw it back at him. Cena shakes his head, and the referee rings the bell.
Del Rio and Punk gang up on Cena, and they easily overpower him. Punk and Del Rio stomp on Cena until Punk hits Del Rio with a right hand. Punk hits Del Rio with a neck breaker and then yells out to the crowd. The fans cheer, and he goes after Cena.
Punk goes for a boot Cena's face, but Cena counters and hits a few right hands before hitting a suplex.
The fans boo him until Del Rio attacks him. Now the fans cheer for Del Rio as he hits Cena with a nice suplex and then locks on an armbar. Punk breaks up the hold and attacks Del Rio.
Punk hits Del Rio with a DDT and goes for the pin, but Cena breaks it up at once.
Cena hits Punk with a backdrop and goes for the five-knuckle shuffle. Cena hits it and stalks Punk for an AA. The fans are giving him heat, and when he grabs Punk for the AA, Del Rio takes out his knee.
Both men fall to the ground, but Punk lands on top of Cena. The referee counts to two before Cena realizes he is being pinned and kicks out.
Del Rio connects with a big boot to Punk's head and then locks in another armbar on Cena.
Cena fights out of it to the heat of the crowd.
Cena hits Del Rio with two shoulder blocks and hits a backdrop. Cena goes for the five-knuckle shuffle on Del Rio. This time when he goes off the ropes, Punk is waiting for him and kicks him in the gut.
Punk lifts him up and hits a GTS. Punk goes for the pin, but Del Rio breaks it up.
The crowd goes insane and boos Del Rio. Del Rio insults them all and waits for Cena to get back to his feet.
Del Rio slaps on his finishing cross armbreaker. Cena is in trouble, but Punk breaks up the hold.
Punk and Del Rio trade blows until Del Rio goes for a bulldog. Del Rio hits it and turns around. Cena hits him with an AA and goes for the pin.
Punk breaks it up at the last second. Punk hits Cena with a quick suplex before once again turning his attention to Del Rio. Punk slaps on the Anaconda Vice on Del Rio. Cena gets up and maneuvers himself so that he can lock in the STFU on Del Rio. Del Rio is now in the Anaconda Vice and the STFU. Both men are wrenching on Del Rio when the referee asks Del Rio if he quits and Del Rio says yes.
The referee rings the bell and thinks about who the winner is.
There is an awkward pause before the referee decides the outcome.
Justin Roberts says that "the official has deemed the match a draw between Punk and Cena. With the result of a draw, John Cena retains the WWE Championship."
The crowd erupts in chaos and goes insane.
Vince McMahon comes out and tells the backstage crews to shut his music off.
McMahon tells the fans that he will not have a controversial finish to this match:
"I have had enough damn controversy in the past month. Cena, your WWE title is now vacated. Like I thought, John, you couldn't win this match. Since you didn't flat-out lose, I will think over your contract. Tomorrow on Raw I will either let you off easy or tell you that...John Cena....You're fired!!!"
McMahon leaves, and the crowd still gives heat to Cena. He walks out of the ring and leaves.
Cena looks back at the hostile crowd and walks to the back. Punk goes around the crowd and shakes a few hands before we close the show.
This concludes My Money in the Bank.
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