The hype for tonight's WWE Money in the Bank has reached unexpected heights, with CM Punk putting on some of the best performances on the microphone this past month. Speculation is running rampant today, will Punk be leaving with the title? Will he really be leaving? Will the MITB winner spoil Punk's departure with the WWE title? There's a ton of questions swirling around tonight's main event, and we're only hours away from having them answered. For this Money in the Bank preview, we're going to take a look at the key segments of this CM Punk vs. John Cena angle.
First off, the "shoot" promo that set the WWE Universe ablaze.
It still hasn't gotten old. I would have loved to see what the WWE could have accomplished if they didn't have to tape the next episode of Raw that night due to their Australian tour, as the hype had died down a little after a week where everyone with an internet connection had spoiled themselves. After the jump, CM Punk cuts his megaphone promo after returning to Raw, reinstated by Vince McMahon, and then, the live contract negotiations featuring Punk, McMahon, and Cena.
Is it just me, or was the megaphone alarm part more awesome than it should have been? Finally, here is Vince McMahon getting quite a bit of face time during the CM Punk contract negotiations. I try to refrain from disliking Cena, but he just about kills all the momentum this segment had when he starts talking.
I'm optimistic about what will go down tonight, as MITB looks to be an excellent PPV event, and the WWE Universe may very well be turned on it head come the end of the night. Will CM Punk and his awesome facial hair overcome the odds and leave Chicago with the WWE title? Personally, I hope so. I'll use any excuse to get rid of that atrocious spinner belt.