Monday, June 20, 2016

WWE Money In The Bank 2016 Results #MITB

By Brandon Albright, @B_Rock1978

Wresting Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you the WWE Money In The Bank 2016 recap.

WWE Money In The Bank took place live in Paradise, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena. Kevin Owens, Cesaro, Sami Zayn, Chris Jericho, Dean Ambrose and Alberto Del Rio all met in the yearly Ladder Match to crown a new Money In The Bank winner. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns defended the title against Seth Rollins in a one on one match. WWE United States Champion Rusev defended the title against Titus O'Neil in a one on one match. WWE World Tag Team Champions The New Day defended the titles against The Vaudevillains, Enzo and Big Cass and The Club in a Fatal Four Way Match. Every wrestling fans dream match came true as John Cena went one on one against AJ Styles. Over in the Women's Division, WWE Women's Champion Charlotte and Dana Brooke faced Nattie Neidhart and Becky Lynch in tag team action. Sheamus battled Apollo Crews in one on one action. Baron Corbin battled Dolph Ziggler in one on one action. Pre-Show action saw The Dudley Boys battle The Lucha Dragons and Fandango and Tyler Breeze battle Goldust and R-Truth.

*** Money In The Bank Pre-Show ***

- Fandango and Tyler Breeze vs. Goldust and R-Truth: The match closes out with Truth working over Fandango, but gets distracted by Breeze, allowing Fandango to get in a cheap shot. Fandango and Breeze double team Truth, allowing Fandango to apply a leg lock submission. Truth escapes, hits a spinning leg lariat on Fandango and tags in Goldust. Goldust hits an uppercut on Breeze, followed by an atomic drop. Truth takes care of Fandango as Goldust hits the Final Cut on Breeze to score the pinfall.
Winners: Goldust and R-Truth, by pinfall.

- Backstage, Nattie Neidhart and Becky Lynch mention that they have each others backs tonight in their match against Charlotte and Dana Brooke.

- The Dudley Boys vs. The Lucha Dragons: The match closes out with Kalisto hitting a spike hurricanrana on Devon for a near fall. Bubba tags in, sends Kalisto into the corner and sets Kalisto up for the double team Doomsday Device. The Dudleys hit the Doomsday Device, but Kalisto comes back with a near fall rollup on Devon. Kalisto sends Devon to the floor and hits the Salida Del Sol on Bubba. Sin Cara hits the Dragon Bomb on Bubba and scores the pinfall.
Winners: The Lucha Dragons, by pinfall.

*** Money In The Bank 2016 ***

- "WWE World Tag Team Championship, Fatal Four Way Match": The New Day (c) vs. Enzo and Big Cass vs. The Club vs. The Vaudevillains: The match closes out with The Vaudevillains hitting the Whirling Dervish and getting a near fall. Big E spears Gotch to the floor, as Kofi plants English with a DDT. Big E goes for the Big Ending, but Anderson counters with a bicycle kick. The Club hits Kofi with the Magic Killer, Big E gets Anderson in the position for the Big Ending. Big Cass plants a big boot sending Gallows to the floor. The New Day hit the Midnight Hour and score the pinfall to retain the titles.
Winners: The New Day, by pinfall, to retain the WWE World Tag Team Championship.

- Baron Corbin vs. Dolph Ziggler: The match closes out with Ziggler getting hit with Deep Six on the floor. Back in the ring, Corbin goes for the End Of Days, but Ziggler counters with a super kick for a near fall. Ziggler flies off the top rope, but Corbin hits a flying forearm. Corbin goes for a super plex but Ziggler shoves Corbin away. Corbin knocks Ziggler off the ropes, hits End Of Days and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Baron Corbin, by pinfall.

- Charlotte and Dana Brooke vs. Nattie Neidhart and Becky Lynch: The match closes out with Charlotte hitting a boot on Becky. Nattie hits a lariat but gets sent into the turnbuckles by Charlotte. Charlotte gets a near fall rollup and Nattie comes back with the Sharpshooter submission on Charlotte. Dana distracts the referee, as Charlotte escapes. Charlotte hits Natural Selection on Nattie and scores the pinfall. After the match, Nattie turns heel, attacks Becky from behind and beats her down.
Winners: Charlotte and Dana Brooke, by pinfall.

- Sheamus vs. Apollo Crews: The match closes out with Crews hitting an enziguri for a near fall on Sheamus and then hits a belly to belly sending Sheamus outside. Crews lands a moonsault off the ring apron, but Sheamus comes back with a near fall power slam. Sheamus hits White Noise off the second rope on Crews for a near fall. Sheamus argues with the referee about the count and gets rolled up for the pinfall by Crews.
Winner: Apollo Crews, by pinfall.

- AJ Styles vs. John Cena: The match closes out with Cena hitting the Five Knuckle Shuffle and gets a near fall AA on Styles. Cena goes for the top rope leg drop, but Styles counters by catching Cena and planting him with the mid air power bomb for a near fall. Cena unloads on Styles, but Styles returns with a Pele Kick. Styles hits the Styles Clash on Cena for a near fall. Styles goes for a 450 splash off the top rope, but Cena blocks with his knees. Styles and Cena counter each others finisher and the referee accidentally gets knocked out by Cena. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson hit the ring and attack Cena. The Club hit the Magic Killer on Cena and Styles steals the pinfall as the referee came to.
Winner: AJ Styles, by pinfall.

- "Money In The Bank, Ladder Match": Kevin Owens vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Chris Jericho vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Sami Zayn: The match closes out with Del Rio hitting a rolling DDT on Owens. Del Rio, Jericho and Zayn battle on a ladder in the corner. Everyone is scrambling up the ladder now. Ambrose tosses Cesaro off and onto the top rope. Cesaro sets up another ladder, goes to climb, but gets sent crotch first across the top rope by Ambrose. Del Rio gets sent to the floor. Zayn almost has the briefcase, but Jericho knocks Zayn off the ladder. Ambrose hits Dirty Deeds on Jericho. Owens drives Zayn into a ladder with a power bomb. Owens and Ambrose scramble up the ladder and trade blows up top.  Ambrose sends Owens flying off, Ambrose reaches up and grabs the briefcase for the victory. 
Winner: Dean Ambrose, to become Mr. Money In The Bank.

- "WWE United States Championship Match": Rusev (c) vs. Titus O’Neil: The match closes out with Titus unloading punches, hits a shoulder block and a clothesline on Rusev. Titus sends Rusev into the turnbuckle and hits an inverted side slam for a near fall. Titus lands a boot on Rusev and hits a spine buster for another near fall. Rusev goes for The Accolade submission, but Titus escapes and hits a power slam for a near fall. Out to the floor, Titus sends Rusev into the steel steps and then tosses him back into the ring. Rusev hits a jumping axe kick out of nowhere on Titus and puts Titus down. Rusev applies The Accolade submission and forces Titus to tap out.
Winner: Rusev, by submission, to retain the WWE United States Championship.

- "WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match": Roman Reigns (c) vs. Seth Rollins: The match closes out with Rollins going for the Pedigree, but Reigns counters and punches Rollins. Reigns lands a sit out power bomb on Rollins and gets a near fall. Rollins hits a spinning heel kick on Reigns. Reigns goes for the Superman Punch, but Rollins counters and hits the Turnbuckle Power Bomb on Reigns. Reigns comes back and nails the Superman Punch on Rollins and gets a near fall. Reigns goes for the spear, but Rollins rolls to safety. Rollins takes advantage and goes for the Pedigree on Reigns. Reigns counters and shoves Rollins into the referee by accident.
Reigns ends up hitting the spear on Rollins during all of that and gets a near fall. Rollins takes over and hits the Pedigree on Reigns for a near fall. Rollins picks Reigns up and hits a second Pedigree and this time scores the pinfall to win the title. After the match, Dean Ambrose hits the ring and attacks Rollins with the Money In The Bank briefcase. Ambrose cashes in his contract and we have another world title fight.
Winner: Seth Rollins, by pinfall, to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

- "WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match": Seth Rollins (c) vs. Dean Ambrose: Ambrose quickly hits Rollins with Dirty Deeds, covers, scores the pinfall and wins the WWE World Heavyweight Championship to close out the show. 
Winner: Dean Ambrose, by pinfall, to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

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