We begin with Triple H making his way to the ring.
Hunter says that there is a lot of controversy in the WWE right now. People are asking questions. Why would we strip Daniel Bryan of the WWE Championship? If you need to ask that question, then you need to take a look at this, and we see the comments by Dr. Maroon. Hunter says that if you still don’t understand why? Here is the reason. It is because of the people. Because of you and you and you, you are the reason why Daniel Bryan is no longer the WWE Championship (sic). Quite frankly, you deserve better. You deserve a champion who can actually defend that championship.
This is an exciting time in the WWE. It is a time when magic happens. That is why we are having a ladder match to determine who can grasp that brass ring. Four of the biggest superstars have already qualified. Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, Cesaro, and Randy Orton.
Three more men will have the opportunity to qualify to try to reach greatness. It is not very often when he can guarantee when magic can happen or when history will be made. At Money in the Bank, history will be made. A moment you will never forget is going to happen. Hunter guarantees that a new WWE World Champion will be crowned.
With that being said, there is another controversy. Hunter shows us the end of the Shield.
Hunter brings out the future of the WWE, Seth Rollins.
Hunter tells Seth that we already know why he did it, but Hunter wants to know how did it feel.
Seth says that is an interesting question. When he stood in the ring and had the chair in his hand and he took a step back and swung as hard as he could to hit Roman Reigns, there was a stillness and clarity. Then he struck his brother. He saw Dean Ambrose trying to figure out what happened and then he hit Dean too.
The feeling that he had was a power that he cannot describe. It was a feeling that he never felt in his life. It was a power that Roman and Dean will never feel because they were successful only because of him. The people in the crowd will not know this power. Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose are destined for mediocrity. Your entire lives, you will sit in the same place and do the same thing without accomplishing your goals. You don’t have the guts to do what he did last Monday.
You know who understands that power? Triple H understands. He understands more than anybody what it takes to get to the top. You cannot sit idly by. You have to strike while the iron is hot and make your opportunities. Seth says that his goal is to be the best who ever stepped foot in the ring. He would not hesitate to step over his friends to get to be the best.
Seth says that he adapted and he evolved. What you are looking at is the Evolution of Seth Rollins. Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose are dead weight and he did what he had to do. He cut them loose.
Seth says that you have to create your own opportunities, but he wants to thank a man who helped him create this specific opportunity. Seth thanks Triple H for helping to create this opportunity.
Dolph Ziggler comes out to the stage and he congratulates Seth. He wants to be the first to congratulate Seth for being a self serving scumbag traitor. Everyone knows someone who either stabbed them in the back, found the loophole to get around something, or took every short cut to get ahead.
Every time he steps in the ring, he has a chip on his shoulder to show everyone how damn good he is at this. Dolph tells Seth that he is going to wipe that smug look off your face and he will cram that arrogance down his tiny giraffe neck because tonight he is going to show the world what it means to be a WWE Superstar. He is going to do it without an egomaniacal boss holding his hand.
He tells Seth to sharpen that knife because he is going to need it.
We go to commercial.
Match Number One: Jimmy Uso (with Jey Uso) versus Luke Harper (with Erick Rowan)
Harper runs Jimmy into the corner and then he Irish whips Jimmy and punches him in the corner. Harper with an Irish whip but Jimmy slides into the corner and he punches Harper. Jimmy comes off the turnbuckles but Harper catches him and Harper with a series of knees to Jimmy’s head. Jimmy sends Harper into the ropes and Jimmy with a cross body to the back. Jimmy with another cross body but Harper sends Jimmy throat first into the ropes.
Harper with a European uppercut and then he chokes Jimmy. Harper with a front face lock and he sets for a suplex and he hits it. Harper gets a near fall. Harper gets another near fall and then he does the Gator Roll and applies a side head lock. Jimmy with elbows but Harper with a forearm to the back of the head. Harper with an Irish whip but Jimmy gets his boot up and then he hits a corkscrew senton and both men are down.
Jimmy sets for the running butt splash but Harper gets up and hits a boot to the chest and Jimmy is down. Harper grabs Jimmy on the apron and then Jimmy punches Harper and Jimmy back drops Harper over the top rope to the floor. Jimmy goes for a suicide dive but Harper with a forearm. Jimmy with a super kick and rollup for the three count.
Winner: Jimmy Uso
Kofi is in the Goldman Box and he says that Rusev complains about America, but he is making money here. Kofi says that his family came to the United States for the American Dream. If Rusev does not like that, he can take his medal and leave.
Lana comes out and assumes the Ravishing Russian Position. Lana says that American women claim to be liberated and be able to make their own choices and choose their careers. In Russia, they laugh at this because you are prisoners of your own desire. You dress like you are told and you spend what you are told. Lana says that her natural look . . . she tells everyone to stop chanting USA. All of you are overweight and fat. This is what Russian women look like. Your men do not desire you, they desire me. They cannot have her. Russian men are strong and even the strongest of them, President Vladimir Putin.
Match Number Two: Kofi Kingston versus Rusev (with Lana)
Rusev backs Kofi into the corner but Kofi escapes. Kofi with punches and Kofi tries for a sunset flip but Rusev stays on his feet. Kofi with a kick but he tries to go through the legs and Rusev stops him. Rusev with a shot to the back and then Rusev stomps on Kofi’s back and chest.
Kofi with a kick and then he kicks Rusev when Rusev charges into the corner. Kofi with a forearm that staggers Rusev but he stays on his feet. Kofi with a double jump cross body. Kofi with kicks to Rusev and Rusev is backed into the corner. Kofi leaps into the corner but Rusev grabs Kofi and puts Kofi on the top rope and Rusev with a series of knees to the ribs followed by a fallaway slam.
Rusev throws Kofi over the top rope to the floor. Rusev runs Kofi into the apron and then into the ringside barrier. Rusev sends Kofi back into the ring and Rusev looks at the Russian flag before returning to the ring.
Kofi with a drop kick that staggers Rusev but Rusev with a leaping thrust kick and then Lana gives the safe word and Rusev with a boot to the spine and the Accolade is applied. Kofi taps out.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Renee Young is with Summer Rae. Renee asks Summer about the end of her relationship with Fandango and what happened between her and Layla on Raw.
Renee asks if what we saw was due to jealousy. Summer says that she was fine with Layla having her leftovers, but when Layla started to rub it in, she decided to give the cat some milk. Layla attacks Summer and she pours kitty litter on Summer and then pours some milk on Summer before leaving.
Match Number Three: Dolph Ziggler versus Seth Rollins
They lock up and Rollins with a waist lock but Ziggler with a standing switch and Rollins gets to the floor. Rollins gets back to the apron and returns to the ring. Rollins with a kick and side head lock take down. Rollins with a shoulder tackle but Ziggler with a hip toss and he gets a near fall. Ziggler with a side head lock take down.
Ziggler with a shoulder tackle and a drop kick. Ziggler goes for another drop kick but Rollins blocks it and he catapults Ziggler into the ring post and Ziggler goes to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins with a side head lock but Ziggler with punches. Rollins with a suplex and then he rolls through into a second suplex. Rollins goes for a third suplex and he connects. Rollins gets a near fall. Rollins slaps Ziggler against the ropes and then he stretches Rollins in the ropes. Ziggler with a head butt. Rollins with a hard Irish whip.
Rollins with another hard Irish whip. Rollins with an Irish whip but Ziggler floats over and he applies a sleeper but Rollins escapes. Rollins misses a splash into the corner. Ziggler with punches and a kick followed by a back body drop. Ziggler with a series of elbow drops and he gets a near fall.
Ziggler tries for a neck breaker but Rollins counters and gets a near fall with a back slide. Rollins with a wraparound clothesline and he gets a near fall. Rollins goes to the apron and then he goes up top. Ziggler gets up and he tries for a super X Factor but Rollins knocks Ziggler off the turnbuckles. Rollins goes for the flying knee but Ziggler with a drop kick to counter and he gets a near fall.
Ziggler tries for the DDT but Rollins pushes him away. Ziggler sends Rollins to the apron but Rollins with an enzuigiri and Ziggler goes down. Rollins misses a springboard knee and Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall. Ziggler goes for the Zig Zag but Rollins pushes him away. Ziggler leaps into the corner and he connects with a series of punches. Rollins with a Buckle Bomb followed by Black Out for the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins
We go to credits.