Don't miss WWE's Money in the Bank pay-per-view (PPV), streamed live on WWE Network!
Live from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, the show features not one but TWO of the event's signature ladder matches. The vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship will be awarded to the winner of an eight-man contest featuring former champs and rising stars. The mix is similar for the second match, where seven men are booked to climb for the briefcase that is the symbol of this show - one containing an anytime, anywhere shot at the top titles. The Divas and tag team belts are also on the line - Paige will face Total Divas star Naomi for the butterfly belt, while The Usos defend against Luke Harper and Erick Rowan. A number of other bouts fill out the undercard, like Rybaxel against The Dust Brothers, Big E's second PPB shot at Rusev, and Layla vs. Summer Rae with Fandango in the middle as guest referee. Plus, the pre-show will be the first time we hear from Daniel Bryan since he was stripped of his belts by Stephanie McMahon and Triple H!
The action starts Sunday, June 29 with the Kickoff at 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT, while the main broadcast will begin at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
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The show features
When Daniel Bryan's surgically repaired neck wasn't cleared for action at two straight PPVs, The Authority made the call that he could no longer be the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
With a ladder match-centric show on the horizon, the pair decided that the next Face of WWE would be decided by who could outlast a cast of other contenders to climb and grasp both belts from where they'd be suspended above the ring. The eight men who would end up in the contest got there by a variety of mean - by decree, by qualifying in one-on-one matches, battle royals and even a stretcher match - but they all have their eye on the prize. Will the next WWE World Heavyweight Champion be Randy Orton, Alberto Del Rio, Sheamus, John Cena, Bray Wyatt, Kane, Roman Reigns or Cesaro?
The co-main event
Fans were concerned that the traditional Money in the Bank match, for a briefcase containing a contract for a World title shot, would fall by the wayside this year. But in the weeks leading up to the show, The Game announced that there would in fact be a second ladder match.
All the participants in this one were announced by Triple H - starting with his new ally, the Architect and betrayer of The Shield, Seth Rollins. He filled out the cast with ladder match specialists and former champions - Kofi Kingston, Jack Swagger, Dolph Ziggler, Bad News Barrett and Rob Van Dam - and added one more at Rollins request. Rather than have his old partner Dean Ambrose lurking in wait to thwart his chances of grasping the title shot, Seth wanted him right where he could see him...in the match.
Who will hold fate, and the hopes and fears of the WWE Universe, in his hands for the next several months with the briefcase in his possession?
In other action
The Usos have put together a good run as tag champs, but can they hope to withstand the strange voodoo of Bray Wyatt's followers? Luke Harper and Erick Rowan cut an imposing figure, with mind games aplenty to keep Jimmy and Jey on their toes. Like the twins, Paige has fought her way to a respectable reign as Divas champ, despite her youth and main roster inexperience. On Sunday, she'll have to face an Uso herself...Jimmy's wife, Naomi.
Cody Rhodes left his brother Goldust due to not feeling worthy of being his tag partner. Now, the Bizarre One is on a winning streak with the equally strange Stardust...who looks a lot like his brother. Ryback and Curtis Axel felt like they were caught off guard by the new pairing the first time they battled, so at Money in the Bank, they'll go into their match with The Dust Brothers with eyes wide open.
Fandango might have smooth moves on the dance floor, but his smooth moves with the ladies get him in nothing but trouble. He ditched Summer Rae for Layla, but when the legsome blonde returned for his affections, he's been torn between the two. That might happen literally in Boston, as he'll have to referee a match between the two Divas.
And like many of us, Big E is tired of Rusev and Lana's constant mocking of American and our President. So the power lifter is going to do something about it - something that hopefully involves getting his win back from Payback.