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WWE Money in the Bank 2018 results, live streaming match coverage: Ronda Rousey vs. Nia Jax

WWE Money in the Bank is all set to pop off tonight (Sun., June 17, 2018) from the Allstate Arena just outside Chicago, Illinois at 7:00 p.m. ET, live on the WWE Network. You may also be able to watch this on pay-per-view (PPV) if your cable provider is carrying the event.

CagesideSeats.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, match-by-match coverage of Money in the Bank below, beginning with the first match of the evening and right on through to the main event.

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WWE MONEY IN THE BANK QUICK RESULTS

Braun Strowman wins the Men’s Money in the Bank ladder match
Alexa Bliss def. Nia Jax
Ronda Rousey def. Nia Jax by disqualification
AJ Styles def. Shinsuke Nakamura
Carmella def. Asuka
Roman Reigns def. Jinder Mahal
Alexa Bliss wins the Women’s Money in the Bank ladder match
Seth Rollins def. Elias
Bobby Lashley def. Sami Zayn
Daniel Bryan def. Big Cass
The Bludgeon Brothers def. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson


WWE MONEY IN THE BANK LIVE BLOG & MATCH COVERAGE

We’ve got real def rhythms and fresh new jams and ya think we got egos but we’re just hams. Scott plays stickball and likes to skate, Frank is never on time he’s always... sleeping? Late! Drink the drinks, the drinks they drank, I put my money in the bank and what do you know, that’s the pro wrestling show I’m here to liveblog for you, folks.

The pre-show begins with Renee Young welcoming us to the show and introducing her panel, tonight comprised of Booker T, David Otunga, and Peter Rosenberg. They run down the card to start before tossing backstage to Charly Caruso, who speaks about Daniel Bryan having a Q&A later in the preshow as well as mentioning the question of which member of New Day is in the ladder match.

She’s interrupted by Kevin Owens yelling with a black garbage bag over his shoulder and she takes the time to interview him. He says he feels great after being powerslammed onto the ladder, like Braun Strowman fixed a nagging back injury. Actually that’s sarcasm, and he felt like a fool for trusting Finn Balor and Bobby Roode for having the common sense to listen to him, so tonight he’s taken matters into his own hand.

A crewmember hands him a pair of jugs of syrup and he leaves. Back to the panel for video package and discussion of the WWE Championship match between AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura, followed by discussion of Bobby Lashley vs. Sami Zayn. From there to a video package for Asuka vs. Carmella and discussion of the same, and then Daniel Bryan vs. Big Cass gets the video package.

We go in for the Q&A with Daniel Bryan, who brings up the idea that Cass’ theory requires the big man to be good, and he is not. His game plan is to tap him out, and he’s tapped bigger men out, whether it’s the Yes! Lock, the heel hook, or the “You’re gonna get your head kicked in!” stomps, he’s gonna do it. Being general manager had ups and downs, being around something he loved and not being able to do it was hard and motivated him.

He puts Talking Smack over and says he misses it before saying his main advantages over Cass are his legs, lungs, and heart. He can’t outwork him, outpace him, and he doesn’t have the heart it took Bryan to fight for eighteen years to get here. Big men get handed things in WWE and don’t have to fight for it, but tonight he’s gonna fight for it and take it to Big Cass.

The panel discusses the match before tossing backstage to an interview with Seth Rollins, who comes on camera strumming Elias’ broken guitar. He claims it’s not the same guitar, but rather a gift from John Mayer who slid in his DMs and gave him a replica. But no, seriously, he’s looking forward to the fight for multiple reasons, Elias is gonna be stiff competition, but truth is he’s not on his level.

To put it in his terms, Elias’ greatest hits wouldn’t even make the cut on his b-sides, so Seth makes it clear that the Intercontinental Championship is his and he’ll leave Chicago with it. The panel discusses the match before tossing to a video package on Roman Reigns vs. Jinder Mahal and, you guessed it, discussion thereof.

Samoa Joe stops by the panel to discuss his match, and Kevin Owens stops in to pitch him on an alliance tonight, but Joe isn’t having any of it.


Bludgeon Brothers (Erick Rowan & Luke Harper) (c) vs. the Club (Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows) (WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship)

Gallows and Rowan to start, Erick hammering him with punches to knock him back into the corner. Whip across, Luke turns it around with punches of his own and Harper tags in. Big Hoot ducks the shot, tags Anderson in and they take Rowan and Harper out simultaneously before, Luke getting tangled up in the turnbuckles bad. Erick picks Gallows up on the floor and uses him as a bludgeon against Karl before taking Anderson out with a double team.

Harper and Rowan with stereo dropkicks to Sex Ferguson for good measure and we take a quick break for a house ad.

Back from our break, Harper is in control, catapulting Machine Gun into the middle rope! Tag to Rowan, pumphandle backbreaker into a lariat, only good for two! Wrenching Anderson over the ropes, crossface strike, tag to Harper. Karl breaks for a chop, an uppercut, Luke right back at him with palm strikes and hanging him over the ropes for a chop.

Off the ropes, elbow drop, only a nearfall, tag back to Erick. big splash, again just a two count. Reverse chinlock, into the two-fisted head vise, Karl gets away, off the ropes, and gets laid out with a back elbow. Corner body avalanche, whip to the corner but Machine Gun clears the apron and sidesteps a charge that puts Rowan shoulder first into the post! Harper recovered, but he eats the trademark Anderson spinning spinebuster!

Tag to Gallows, big boot and a superkick, fired upski, Stinger splash, a boot for Erick and a release pumphandle slam on Harper! Anderson and Gallows take Rowan to the floor together, Karl with a plancha but Big Hoot gets run over with a big boot when he turns around! Going for a suplex, denied, Magic Killer set up but Erick cuts it off! Bludgeon Brothers get Gallows up...

Bludgeon Brothers win by pinfall with a double-team powerbomb, retaining the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.


The panel runs down the card for a bit of last minute hype and the Raw Women’s Championship match is the last to get video package treatment and panel discussion.


The main show opens with a video package explaining the concept of Money in the Bank and presenting the stories of our top matches in short.

Big Cass vs. Daniel Bryan

Circling, Bryan doing literal laps around the big man before the collar and elbow. Cass backs him into a corner and jaws at him but Dan sidesteps the punch and starts laying shots in. Big turns him around and tries again but gets the same result, this time Bryan up for mounted punches in the corner only to get shoved down. Leap frog, pick the leg, roll through but Cass kicks the American Dragon off!

Drop toehold, again going after the leg and again getting kicked away. Leg kicks, duck a lariat, more leg kicks as Cass ineffectively turtles up in the corner. Whip across, Bryan with the Flair Flip and Big shoves him from the apron to the floor! Following after... MILITARY PRESS DROP INTO THE APRON! Right hands, Bryan staggered but slow to be knocked down, elbow drop to the back follows and one to the front as well, but it’s not enough to put Dan away.

Bryan with punches, off the ropes and HE’S IN THE BEAR HUG! I CAN HARDLY BEAR IT! Overhead elbows to break the hug, punches, backflip up and over, off the ropes... BLACK HOLE SLAM CAN’T DO IT! Punch in the corner, body avalanche, mocking the Yes! fingers, charging in and a drop toehold puts him into the buckles! Hamstring kicks, dragon screw leg whip, another one, following him to the apron, posting his knee into the hardest part of the ring!

Punching the knee, dragging Cass deeper into the corner, Bryan slams his knee into the post repeatedly! Big manages to kick him away and get to vertical, Dan perches up top, missile dropkick! Running dropkicks follow, Cass tries to scoop him up... TILT-A-WHIRL YES! LOCK BUT CASS IS ABLE TO GET THE ROPES! Big rolls to the floor, picks Bryan’s leg but gets kicked into the barricade.

A dropkick puts him in harder, Dan perches up top... DIVING LARIAT TO THE FLOOR! Back inside, Cass cuts him off in the corner but is limping and slow to capitalize. Punches, climbing to meet him... AVALANCHE FALLAWAY SLAM! Argentine backbreaker rack follows, shaking it a few times and dropping Dan knee-first to the mat (almost a reverse Burning Hammer, if you will) when he tries to punch his way out.

Bryan with the low bridge, Big gets caught up in the ropes and the chop block makes him regret it! Another chop block once he’s free, Dan fired up and here come the Yes! Kicks! Buzzsaw countered with a goozle, shot off, Bryan dodges, basement dropkick to the knee and there’s the buzzsaw roundhouse landing true! Yes! fingers, waiting for Big to get up but he counters with a pop-up drop and a big boot... NOT ENOUGH!

Drawing the Dragon up, back to the Argentine backbreaker rack, shaking it a few times again, but Bryan lands on his feet this time, out of the corner, Busaiku knee! BUT HE WANTS TO END IT ON THE MAT! THE HEEL HOOK IS IN! IT’S OVER!

Daniel Bryan wins by submission with the heel hook.

Cass limps to the back as Bryan celebrates with the crowd.


A hype video for the WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament shows follows.

New Day are backstage and Xavier Woods says he had a bit of trouble thanks to the hot peppers at E3 but it’s time for strategy. Kevin Owens rolls up and presents the garbage bag of gifts to them. It’s full of pancakes. The syrup follows and New Day are willing to entertain him. KO asks which of them is in the ladder match but when they demure he says he gets it, it’s good strategy.

Owens asks if they’ve considered using the other two to take Braun out, and Kofi Kingston is indignant at the suggestion of cheating. Kev says he gets it, he’s just looking for common sense and wants to talk about it. Xavier invites him to have some pancakes and talk it over, but when Owens admits he doesn’t like breakfast foods and thinks New Day’s cereal sucks they banish him from their locker room.

Kev yells at them about how IHOP was right to become IHOb and how he hates Chicago. New Day divest him of the syrup and he leaves.

Bobby Lashley vs. Sami Zayn

Zayn immediately bails to the floor and dances around, stalling to frustrate Lashley. Back inside... and back out again. Third time’s the charm, Bobby following after and Sami catching him with a boot on his return, but Lashley is able to regain control momentarily until Zayn rakes his eyes. Helluva Kick against the ropes sends Bobby to the floor!

Referee Chad Patton begins his count, Lashley back to the apron, Sami with kicks and he heads to the floor to pass him into the post for good measure. Into the next post as well, again looking to take the countout win. Bobby back in, again Zayn meets him with kicks and stomps, mounting him for crossface strikes and then into grounded punches. More right hands, keeping Lashley off balance, jawing at him, but Bob catches a punch and crushes his hand en route to a lariat!

Charging in, boot to the face, diving crossbody and Lashley catches it for a fallaway slam! Charging lariat, shoulder thrust, front chancery and Sami slips out. Elbow, a chop, off the ropes, huge spinning spinebuster catches Zayn! Front chancery, into the delayed vertical suplex! Gutwrench lift into a Canadian backbreaker rack, dropping Sami, picking him right back up into another delayed vertical suplex!

Again with the Canadian backbreaker rack, shaking it in at length this time before dropping him! A third delayed vertical, one-handed, really making him think about it, one-handed pin...

Bobby Lashley wins by pinfall with a delayed vertical suplex.


An ad for a film called Mile 22 plays.

Backstage Nia Jax is discussing the rules of her match against Ronda Rousey with referee John Cone while Ronda Rousey shadowboxes in her locker room and Natalya looks on.

An ad for Miz & Mrs. plays.

Elias is in the ring to sing us a song. He sees Rollins as a stepping stone and a chance to show the entire world that WWE stands for Walk With Elias. He starts his song but is interrupted, first by the crowd, and then, of course, by his opponent’s entrance.

Elias vs. Seth Rollins (c) (WWE Intercontinental Championship)

Circling, collar and elbow, Rollins goes behind, reversed to a wristlock, reversed, snapmare, reverse chinlock, Seth with a hammerlock and he’s got Elias grounded for a moment. The Drifter gets to his feet, drop toehold, reversed back to the hammerlock but Elias gets out and puts the boots to Seth this time. Drawing him up, Rollins with right hands, side headlock, shot off, drop down, dropkick and the Drifter drifts to ringside!

Slingshot plancha from the Architect, strikes on the floor before sending him back in the ring, springboard lariat, and punches in the corner such that referee Rod Zapata has to back him off and the Drifter is able to hit a killer lariat that sends Rollins crashing to the floor! Back inside, Elias putting boots to him, running stomp, headed to the floor, smashing his throat into the apron and jawing at him.

Back in again, trading punches, Seth with a whip and the Drifter catches him with a DDT... NOPE! Elias locking him down with the cutthroat choke, sending him into the ropes but Rollins gets a kick in, going for a suplex, denied, snapmare into a knee drop but nobody’s home! Big chop, reverse STO into the turnbuckles, Seth staggered but getting back into it, off the ropes with flying forearms and the Sling Blade!

Clothesline sends the Drifter to the floor... SUICIDE DIVE! Back in the ring, boot up into the blockbuster, the Architect rolling but he can’t put Elias away. Back body drop to the apron, springboard, nobody home and Seth’s knee gives out on him, Elias capitalizes with a running knee... NOPE! Electric chair, Rollins punches his way out but gets caught with a schoolboy pin for two.

The Drifter throwing punches, Seth returning his own, duck a lariat, schoolboy, roll through, Avada Kedavra... ONLY TWO! Rollins perching up top, frog splash... KNEES UP! NO GOOD! Elias up top, Seth cuts him off and joins him, they jockey for position, Rollins knocked to the mat but he charges back in and hits the superplex! Roll through, Falcon Arrow... NOT ENOUGH!

Seth tuning up the band, low kick, Blackout... Elias rolls out! Suicide dive and the Drifter catches him and throws him into the steps! Up top, diving elbow... ROLLINS WON’T GIVE UP HIS TITLE THAT EASY! Drawing him up, thinking Drift Away but the Architect gets into the ropes to stop it. Clubbing away, Elias gets him up in the corner, big chop, Seth slips under him, going for a powerbomb but his knee gives out!

Drift Away... reversed to a small package! O’Connor roll, reversed...

Seth Rollins wins by pinfall with an O’Connor roll and a handful of tights to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship.


Alexa Bliss vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Ember Moon vs. Lana vs. Naomi vs. Natalya vs. Sasha Banks (Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match)

All-out chaos to start as everyone pairs off and Lynch dropkicks a ladder into Bliss and Flair tosses Moon into the timekeeper’s area. Becky with more ladder dropkicks, one for Natalya and one for Charlotte before heading to the floor and taking a somersault kick from Ember! Nattie comes in and cuts her off, so Moon throws her into the steps!

Ember alone in the ring, but she doesn’t have time to set the ladder up because she needs to run Naomi off. Banks in, superkicks take care of her, Naomi dumped to the floor and Sasha is back in and run off a second time with an enzuigiri. Moon gets caught setting up the ladder, Banks off the ropes, blocks a drop toehold, springboard crossbody into the ladder but at what cost to Ember?!

Lana looking to pick the bones, she rams Moon’s knee with the ladder, lays it on edge and hits an X-Factor into it! Lana throws the short ladder to the floor and picks up a big ladder, throwing it at Neidhart! Nattie runs her over with a lariat and body slams her onto the ladder! Naomi back in, atomic drop into the ladder, the running head stomp and the basement dropkick!

Flair in, exploder on Natalya and she kips up. Over to the ladder, but before she can set it up Lynch comes in and they have a tug of war... NAOMI SPRINGBOARDS OFF THE LADDER TO TAKE NATTIE OUT WITH A LARIAT! Dropkick to the ladder takes Lynch and Flair down, but here comes Alexa to take the ladder away... slingshot plancha from Naomi! The Boss is the next to feel the glow by way of a blockbuster from the apron to the floor!

Naomi and Ember fighting over the ladder, Becky comes in and two-for-ones them until a temporary alliance forms and they kick her into the corner. Back to fighting over the ladder, Lynch climbs it while they’re holding it but they tip her over into the corner and drop the ladder on her... STEREO CORNER DROPKICKS! Naomi catches a kick, hits the Speedball kicks, cut of with a combo, Scorpion Kick and a monkey flip but Moon lands on her feet!

A hip toss puts Naomi into the ladder and Ember’s fired up! Moon sets a ladder up horizontal in the corner, Sasha in with a headscissors into the turnbuckle, Ember falls onto the ladder. Lana cut off, Banks stacks her on top of Moon... DOUBLE KNEES INTO THE TWO WOMEN ON THE LADDER! Sasha alone, she sets the ladder up and climbs but Flair picks her off!

The two long-time rivals get into it, straight suplex, Banks lands on her feet but gets dropped with a neckbreaker! Looking for a crucifix powerbomb, Sasha slips out and climbs the ladder, Neidhart from underneath, Charlotte slips out of the powerbomb, Becky pushes the ladder... METEORA OFF THE LADDER! Lynch climbs, Bliss cuts her off and climbs but the Boss pulls her down!

Lynch and Banks jockeying for position on the ladder, punch for punch, Lana brings a bigger ladder in and sets it up while Alexa climbs, Ember’s back in and climbing, so is Nattie, who pulls Sasha down and gets pulled down by her in turn. Nattie powerbombs Sasha crookedly off the ladder and it collapses, putting Lynch into the corner! Charlotte runs Natalya over with the big boot!

Lana and Ember punching it out, Flair powerbombs Moon into a ladder in the corner! Bliss yanks Lana off the ladder and Charlotte hits a backbreaker and smashes her face-first into a ladder! Going for a powerbomb on Bliss... YOSHI TONIC! Lana back in, Alexa yanks her off the ladder and they get into a shoving match... LANA HAS THE ACCOLADE IN!

She lets go after doing her damage and climbs... NAOMI SPRINGBOARDS ONTO THE LADDER! Naomi’s got the briefcase, Becky in to take care of Bliss and she yanks Naomi down! Lynch climbing, she drops down with a double axehandle, repositions the ladder and gets back to climbing but here comes Flair! They slug it out atop the ladder, forearm for forearm, Alexa back in and she tips both of them over!

Forearm for Lynch but Bliss runs into a spear from Charlotte! Flair climbs but the Boss yanks her down and hits the lungblower! Naomi cuts her off, throws her into the ladder and climbs only for Lana to pick her down to the mat! Lana climbs and here comes Neidhart with an electric chair drop to cut her off! EMBER NAILS NATTIE WITH A SUPERKICK OUTTA NOWHERE!

Charlotte back in... spear into the ladder! Becky looking for the exploder, Flair fights out momentarily but takes the suplex on the second try! Lynch climbs but here’s Alexa tipping ladders over again and Becky goes face-first into a ladder in the corner! Bliss climbs...

Alexa Bliss wins by climbing the ladder and retrieving the Money in the Bank briefcase.


We go backstage where Kurt Angle and Paige are watching. Kurt is stoked and Paige says he should be, but there’s still the men’s match and she’s sure SmackDown’s bringing that one home. Angle says dual-branded pay-per-views are real cool and he gets to see old friends like Samoa Joe and AJ Styles, to which Paige tells him to keep his eyes off her roster because they bleed black and yellow blue.

Constable Baron Corbin rolls up to ruin everyone’s fun and remind Kurt that he serves at Stephanie McMahon’s beck and call. Paige asks if Baron’s still sad he failed miserably at cashing his Money in the Bank in, but Corbin’s all business and reminds Kurt to get it done.

Sunil Singh gives his man his usual big introduction, barely hindered by being in a wheelchair and wearing a neckbrace.

Jinder Mahal vs. Roman Reigns

Forearm for a punch, starting hot and Reigns quickly takes control. Blocking a shove to the turnbuckle with more punches, staggering Mahal, whip into a back elbow, smashing his face into the turnbuckles repeatedly. Whip reversed, off the ropes, big Samoan drop, only good for one and Jinder rolls to the floor to chill with Sunil. Roman out after him, big slicing right, punch to the head, back inside, Mahal gets his neck snapped over the top rope and falls onto the bottom.

Drive-By, nobody home, Singh gets out of his chair and pushes Roman into the ringpost! Jinder heads out, rams Roman into the barricade and takes him back inside for a stomp. Knee to the back, repeated fist drops, cover only good for one and Mahal grabs a reverse chinlock to grind the Big Dog down. Crossface strikes, back to the reverse chinlock, snapmare, again back to the chinlock.

Shifting to a rear chinlock with a knee to Reigns’ back, Roman posts to his feet, body blows, a right hook, whip into the ropes. Reigns in the ropes, a shoulder block knocks him to the barricade, big slap from the Modern-Day Maharaja and he takes it back inside for elbow drops before choking the Big Dog over the ropes. Crossface strikes into a reverse chinlock, Roman fighting back, posting to his feet before getting dropped with a mat slam.

Jinder to his feet, charging in, boot to the face, big slicing right, a lariat, whip reversed, leaping lariat and the Big Dog is running hot! Mahal off the second, he dives right into another big slicing right and Reigns follows with the corner lariats. Off the ropes for the finale... running knee from Jinder almost ends it!

Roman recovers, in the corner, calling for it, Superman Punch dodged into a waistlock! Elbow and a boot, fireman’s carry gutbuster from the Maharaja... NOPE! Going for Khallas, Reigns blocks by backing him into the corner, gets the Superman Punch, only two! Big Dog howling, spear blocked with a knee and Jinder puts him shoulder-first into the ringpost!

Roman on the apron, dragging himself to his feet, trading punches over the ropes, double throat thrust for a knee... guillotine leg drop over the middle rope gets Reigns some breathing room! Drive-By follows, he throws Mahal into the ring and Sunil tries to run interference again but gets blocked! Referee Dan Engler catches him, Roman hits the big right on Mahal and a Superman Punch takes Singh out!

Another Superman Punch for Jinder! Spear to Sunil! Back inside, Mahal with a small package... NOT ENOUGH! Off the ropes...

Roman Reigns wins by pinfall with the spear.


A video package on Special Olympian Katie Millar follows and afterwards we see that she’s in the crowd tonight.

Commentary recaps the first half of the show for those who may have come in late.

Asuka vs. Carmella (c) (WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship)

Circling, collar and elbow, Asuka forces Carmella into the ropes and the champion comes back with a shove after the break. Sidestep, moonwalk, Mella barely dodges a pair of spinning backfists and gets in the ropes! Kicking at he challenger, jawing, more moonwalking, when she comes back in referee Jason Ayers gets momentarily caught between them and Carmella lands a palm strike!

Off the ropes, hip attack, another one, a third, Asuka bringing the palm strikes, a boot, front chancery to the apron and repeated kicks to the head and chest in the ropes! Off the ropes, a running hip attack sends the champion to the floor and the Empress of Tomorrow poses! Mella demands her title belt and says she does what she wants before turning around into a sliding knee off the apron!

Jockeying for position around the corner, Carmella puts Asuka into the post and throws her back in the ring for the cover but it’s only good for two. Scraping her challenger’s face across the mat and she locks a head-trap double chickenwing on! Reversed into a pin, Asuka gets a chickenwing but can’t quite get the full Asuka Lock! Another backfist ducked, a kick to the knee sets her down and the roundhouse gets the champion a nearfall!

Chickenwing chinlock, Asuka fights out but Carmella shifts to a front chancery and takes her back down. Empress to her feet again, reverse to a wristlock but Mella drops her with a knee to the gut and follows with disdainful slaps to the head. Whip to the corner, Asuka heads up, blocks the handspring kick but Carmella sidesteps the missile dropkick!

Superkick caught, Asuka falls back into a grapevined ankle lock! Mella with a back elbow, another disdainful series of slaps and the Empress of Tomorrow is fired up! Hip toss knee to the face, off the ropes, big dropkick, chest kicks, one gets caught, duck the lariat, German suplex! Off the ropes... hip attack gets two! Looking for the Asuka Lock, Carmella in the ropes, caught with palm strikes, off the ropes and a low-bridge sends Asuka to the floor!

Jawbreaker on the apron and Carmella knocks her to the floor with a kick! Suicide dive follows, back inside, still just a nearfall! Another cover, still empty, a third, and the champ is screaming mad that she can’t get it done. Superkick blocked, backfists connect, German reversed and re-reversed, sliding kick and Asuka’s entrance gear is on the apron?!

She stares dumbfounded at her mask and coat staring back at her, Carmella with a schoolboy but it’s not enough! Hip toss knee wipes the champion out and Asuka goes back to staring... IT’S JAMES ELLSWORTH! Carmella takes advantage...

Carmella wins by pinfall with a superkick, retaining the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship.


We get an ad for Bruce Prichard’s podcast next.

Commentary then hypes up WWE Super Show-Down in Australia this October, featuring Triple H vs. Undertaker “for the last time” because why not.

AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (WWE Championship Last Man Standing Match)

AJ in with strikes, Nakamura with a wristlock knee but Styles catches him with the dropkick! Right hand, following it up with a backbreaker, referee Mike Chioda counts but Shinsuke’s up by three. Jockeying for position over a suplex, Styles with a knee, off the ropes, caught with a back elbow but AJ takes him over with a bodyscissors to the floor! Slingshot into the plancha forearm strike and again the count begins!

Smashing him into the barricades after he gets up, Nakamura returns the favor and follows it with a straight suplex onto the diamond plate ramp! Again the count is made but again the match isn’t over. To the apron, Shinsuke sets him up and clocks him with Kinshasa! Setting the steps up, a double jump stomp to the back of the neck! AJ up at five and they head back into the ring.

Kicks in the corner from the King of Strong Style, a snapmare into a knee drop to the neck, forearms in the ropes, a chest kick and Styles staggers and stumbles across the ring. Again the count is made, AJ getting up at five, Nakamura choking him out to set Good Vibrations up but Styles has the boot in his hands and lands a pair of forearms. Duck the roundhouse, caught by the reverse, again with the count... NOPE!

Into the corner, setting up the big knee lift, he gets it and the action heads outside where he puts the champ into the steel steps before dismantling them and choking him with a foot on the bottom step. Dumping him over the barricade and into the crowd, following after with kicks and knees, but Styles ducks a lariat and gets back in with a few forearms.

Trying to springboard off the barricade but Shinsuke kicks his leg out of his leg! AJ gets up at seven but Nakamura smashes his face into the steps! Back into the ring, disdainful kicks to the head and neck but the champion gets to his feet and throws forearms with abandon, inverted exploder blocked and the Pele kick connects! Whip to the corner, boot up on the charge, Shinsuke leaps from the second and gets caught with a dropkick!

Both men down and out but they beat the count, Styles Rush connects in full, corner lariat, firean’s carry, Shinsuke slips out but the back suplex facebuster gets him right after! Again both men down, again beating the count, thinking Styles Clash, Nakamura goes to strike low but AJ ducks it! Catch a kick, Styles thinks fast and gets the Pele kick! Sliding forearm misses, inverted exploder connects!

Shinsuke fired up, Kinshasa countered with a forearm! Beating the count, Ushigoroshi connects! Nakamura gets up at eight, back body drop to the apron, a forearm form the champ, he springboards... RIGHT INTO A DROPKICK! To the floor, passing AJ into the timekeeper’s barricade, gourdbuster onto it and he clears the German announce table. Front chancery, suplex onto the table!

Strutting, taking the covers off the other tables, he climb the Spanish table and charges... KINSHASA! AJ barely beats the count and Nakamura gets a table out and sets it upside down in the ring, kicking Styles into the raised feet! Flipping it over, setting it upright and suplexing AJ into position atop the turnbuckles. Jockeying for position, Styles slips out, thinking powerbomb but Shinsuke blocks.

Table knocked on its side... GOURDBUSTER INTO THE EDGE OF THE TABLE! Leaning the table in the corner, Shinsuke puts him through it... HE BEATS THE COUNT! Top turnbuckle exposed, Nakamura takes a clue from his old stablemate Toru Yano and tries to put AJ into it but he blocks. The same in reverse, Shinsuke lands some hits and sets Styles on top... BUT AJ DODGES AND SHINSUKE’S KNEE HITS THE EXPOSED TURNBUCKLE RING!

Styles kicks his knee out from under him twice, exacerbating the damage, staying on it with kicks and stomps, making sure to delay the count until he thinks he’s got a chance of victory. Nakamura claws up the ropes and beats the count but AJ is right on him with the Calf Killer! Damage mounting, no possibility of escape, Shinsuke taps but to no avail! Breaking the count, Nakamura barely gets up on one leg to break the count!

Another leg kick, Shinsuke rolls to the floor and Styles follows after, heading to the timekeeper’s area for a steel chair and walloping the knee with it! More shots, to the shoulder and the knee and Nakamura begs off... IT WAS A RUSE TO HIT A LOW BLOW! AJ back up just in time... KINSHASA! Again the count is barely broken! To the Spanish announce table, Nakamura draws him up, fireman’s carry but his knee gives out and AJ shoves him off and into the steps!

Styles perches... PHENOMENAL FOREARM OFF THE ANNOUNCE TABLE! Hoisting him up... STYLES CLASH OFF THE STAIRS! Shinsuke claws his way to his feet at the last fraction of a second! AJ KICKS HIM IN THE DICK! PHENOMENAL FOREARM THROUGH THE TABLE! AJ MAKES IT TO HIS FEET AT SEVEN! IT’S OVER!

AJ Styles wins when Shinsuke Nakamura fails to meet the standing ten count after a Phenomenal Forearm through the table.


A house ad for the WWE 24 on the Hardy Boyz, featuring Impact footage courtesy of GWN because wrestling is friggin’ weird in 2018 follows.

Nia Jax (c) vs. Ronda Rousey (WWE Raw Women’s Championship)

Nia picks her up at the bell and rams her right into the corner! A biel follows, corner body avalanche, another biel but Ronda sidesteps the commensurate body avalanche and gets to throwing punches. Flurry in the corner but Jax drops her with a headbutt! Corner avalanche, fireman’s carry, Rousey levers the arm for the double wristlock and takes Nia down, turning into an armbar!

Jax keeps her hands locked, Ronda switches to a triangle choke and Nia gets the deadlift but can’t follow through with the powerbomb. Second try gets her up and she hits the powerbomb! To the floor, Jax with the giant swing into the barricade! Back inside, Rousey struggling to rise and Nia draws her up, fireman’s carry into a military press drop... NOPE!

Desperate kick out of the corner and Ronda has the guillotine choke! Floating over, thinking sunset flip but Jax cuts her off by just slamming her into the mat repeated! Tossing her aside, drawing her back up and Nia’s got the bear hug, shades of Jordynne Grace! Wrenching it in, but Rousey escapes... SAMOAN DROP! Jax slow to capitalize, Rousey throwing kicks and she moves out of the way of the leg drop!

Sidestep, Nia shoulder-first into the post... CROSS ARMBAR IN THE ROPES! Ronda heads up top and perches... DIVING CROSSBODY BUT IT’S ONLY A NEARFALL! Following up with a wicked knee strike, judo throw... NOT ENOUGH! Back to the armbar, Jax rolls with it into a cover... NO GOOD! A TRUE URANAGE! Looking for the armbar, breaking her grip with the shoulder, Ronda goes to fall back... BUT ALEXA BLISS HITS HER WITH THE BRIEFCASE!

Ronda Rousey wins by disqualification, presumably, although the result is not officially announced.

Alexa continues striking both women with the briefcase and puts Ronda into the post! She hits Rousey with the case on the floor and dumps her over the table for good measure! She wallops Nia with it... SHE’S CASHING IN!

Alexa Bliss vs. Nia Jax (c) (WWE Raw Women’s Championship)

Bliss right in with the DDT! Slamming her arm into the mat, Alexa heads up top...

Alexa Bliss wins by pinfall with Twisted Bliss.


A house ad for Extreme Rules plays.

Bobby Roode vs. Braun Strowman vs. Finn Balor vs. Kevin Owens vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Rusev vs. Samoa Joe vs. the Miz (Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match)

Everybody gangs up on Strowman to start, suffocating the monster in teh corner! Miz and Balor break off on their own and Braun fights his wa out of the crush. Big side slam on Finn, goozle on the A-Lister, Stinger splash in the corner and he knocks Owens down and stands tall! Strowman heads out and grabs a ladder but Joe cuts him off from behind with a forearm and Kingston springboards in with a lariat!

NODOWA OTOSHI FROM BRAUN ON KO! Roode and Balor club Strowman with a ladder and everyone collectively buries him under all the ladders on the stage! Miz looking to sneak the win, setting a ladder up in the ring with everyone else occupied but Samoa cuts him off and knocks him down! Running Finn and Rusev off, Joe rams the A-Lister with a ladder but gets caught by Trouble in Paradise!

Dropkick puts the ladder into Miz... LADDER-ASSISTED BOOM DROP! Jockeying for position with Owens, a superkick drops Kofi, he climbs, and Balor cuts him off atop the ladder! KO yanks him down, forearms, powerbomb blocked, double leg into the double stomp! Bobby in, putting Finn into the ladder, lining it up, Balor back up, Glorious DDT blocked, roll-through into the dropkick!

Fireman’s carry, to the floor, KO takes Balor out with a superkick again! Kev sets up a big ladder between apron and announce table, climbs up top but sees Rusev climbing and he has to cut him off... and gets fallaway slammed into the ladder in the corner! Joe in, shoving Rusev into the ladder, whip to the corner, back elbow and the enzuigiri!

Kingston takes Joe out with a springboard lariat, getting into it with Miz, dumping the A-Lister to the floor, headed up top... COFFIN DROP INTO THE CRUSH BUT EVERYONE CATCHES HIM! FINN WITH THE TOPE CON GIRO! Balor goes and gets a ladder but finds Braun holding onto the opposite end! Pounce for Kofi, Joe takes him out with a suicide dive elbow! Superkick from Owens, Machka Kick, KO again dumping ladders on the monster, Rusev smashing him into one as Kev sets a table up.

Joe over, Coquina Clutch locked on, Strowman flagging and a superkick puts him out cold! Samoa directs traffic and Owens climbs but Braun recovers before he can dive! Strowman climbs up with him and drags KO back to the top... HE DROPS KEVIN OWENS FIFTEEN FEET OFF THE LADDER AND THROUGH THE TABLE!

The monster prowls back towards the ring, chokeslam on Kingston into the ladders! Running back to the ring, he splits another ladder in twain! Miz looks on in horror from the ring but climbs all the same! Braun has his legs and pulls him down, clubbing him to the mat! Strowman climbs, Samoa from behind with a ladder, sending Braun staggering on the floor where Finn dropkicks him over the barricade!

Balor climbing, trading punches, Roode in and he puts Finn into the post! Joe with the whip to the corner, up and over, huge Rock Bottom! Joe and Rusev trading punches, the Bulgarian Lion dumps him and takes Bobby out with a roundhouse kick. Trouble in Paradise blocked, another roundhouse and Rusev locks the Accolade on both Roode and Kingston! Miz thinking Skull-Crushing Finale, Rusev slips out, Machka Kick... A TRIPLE ACCOLADE ON RUSEV DAY!

Joe from behind, Coquina Clutch, Rusev out, superkick and he sets the ladder up. Climbing, Miz tips him over! Set it back up, Miz and Kofi climbing, slugging it out on top, Kingston with headbutts and Roode knocks them all down! Sling Blade from Finn, he dumps Miz and Kofi, heads to the apron, enzuigiri on Roode, Balor climbs the ladder KO set up earlier... COUP DE GRACE FROM LADDER TO RING ON MIZ!

Finn climbs but Braun is back! Climbing on either side but Kingston latches onto Strowman like a spider monkey! Slugging it out, Braun is alone... HE’S GOT IT!

Braun Strowman wins by climbing the ladder and retrieving the Money in the Bank briefcase.

Braun celebrates with the briefcase.

That’s the show, folks.

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