WWE Money in the Bank is all set to pop off tonight (Sun., July 18, 2021) from the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas at 7:00 pm ET, live on Peacock and WWE Network. You may also be able to watch this on pay-per-view (PPV) if your cable or satellite provider is carrying the event.
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WWE MONEY IN THE BANK QUICK RESULTS
- Roman Reigns def. Edge
- Big E wins the Men’s Money in the Bank ladder match
- Charlotte Flair def. Rhea Ripley
- Bobby Lashley def. Kofi Kingston
- AJ Styles & Omos def. The Viking Raiders
- Nikki ASH wins the Women’s Money in the Bank ladder match
- The Usos def. the Mysterios
WWE MONEY IN THE BANK LIVE BLOG & MATCH COVERAGE
I need a shot of gasoline, I’m hittin’ one sixteen. I get so hot I see steam, forget the day ‘cause we’re gonna scream, and I’m gonna liveblog this here pro wrestling show for you folks.
The pre-show opens iwth Kayla Braxton introducing our panel. Joining her tonight are Jerry “the King” Lawler, Booker T, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, & Peter Rosenberg, and they toss to video packages and break down the matches as per usual.
The Mysterios (Dominik & Rey Mysterio) (c) vs. the Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) (WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship)
Dominik and Jimmy to start, Mysterio in control early with arm drags aplenty, tagging his dad in. Jey tags in and Rey nails him with a dropkick to the mush! Off the ropes, drop down, Mysterio trips to the floor! Back inside, Uso grinds him down in a rear chinlock, back suplex, land on his feet, slide under, tag to Dom!
Cutting Jey off with a forearm, springboard lariat, only two! Jumping neckbreaker, drag him over, head up, triangle quebrada... NOPE! Mysterio knocks both Usos to the floor in turn, but Jey swings him into the barricade with his brother’s assistance! Taking him inside, Jimmy picks Dominik apart, grinding him down with a reverse chinlock.
Jockeying for position in the corner, Mysterio knocks Jimmy to the floor and has a chance to right himself! Tags made, Rey comes in hot with a tijeras, back body drop puts him on the apron, big right hand, up top, diving seated senton for two! Electric chair, tag made, Rey reverses to a Frankensteiner but Jimmy comes in with a superkick!
Samoan Drop.. STILL NO! Mysterio gets Jey set up for the 619 but Jimmy puts his head in the way! Jey plus Rey out of midair with a superkick, diving splash... REY MYSTERIO KICKS OUT! Back and forth, the Usos work together and stack Mysterio up in a schoolboy...
The Usos win by pinfall with a double-team schoolboy pin on Rey Mysterio to win the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
We go back to the panel to preview the last couple matches.
The main show kicks off with a video package themed around the excitement and opportunity of cashing in.
Alexa Bliss vs. Asuka vs. Liv Morgan vs. Naomi vs. Natalya vs. Nikki ASH vs. Tamina vs. Zelina Vega (Money in the Bank Ladder Match)
Alexa Bliss standing on the turnbuckles and staying out of it while everybody else does a feeding frenzy over the ladders. She hops down on the mat and skips around a bit before trying to simply call the briefcase down with a wave of her hand. Asuka cuts her off with a German suplex, Liv and Nattie get into it, Nikki with a tornado DDT!
Naomi hits Rear View, Tamina takes her out with a superkick and stands tall but Bliss slides back inside and gets on her back with a sleeper hold! Slung off, back elbow, Snuka sets a ladder up but Morgan climbs it before she unfolds it and gets knocked down with it! Tamina and Asuka slug it out, palm strikes into the uraken, another uraken, missile dropkick!
Smashing Tamina with the ladder, trapping her under it, climbing, Snuka tries to push it off but Liv comes over and uses her weight to push her down! Dropkick takes Asuka off the ladder and Neidhart knocks it over, sending Morgan crashing to the floor! Nattie lifts the ladder up, Liv grabs the other end, tug of war, ASH back in the ring, roll under the ladder but they deck her with it!
Naomi in, smashing Tamina into the ladder, roundhouse kick over the ladder, she jumps on it but Snuka plucks her down into a Samoan drop! Vega and Asuka drag Snuka to the floor, tijeras into a hip attack into the barricade and she’s down! Trapping Liv in the corner, Alexa takes Natalya out and climbs up the ladder towards a trapped Morgan!
Neidhart plucks her off the ladder, slingshot Atomic Drop but Bliss laughs it off! Drop toehold puts Nattie into the ladder, Alexa hits Sister Abigal on Morgan and follows it with a standing senton atomico! Alexa and Zelina climb the ladder, Bliss does the hypnodomme act and walks Vega down the ladder! Alexa climbs back up, Natalya pulls her down... SLINGSHOT POWERBOMB OFF THE ROPES AND A LADDER BEFORE PUTTING HER INTO THE MAT!
Zelina snaps out of it, corner knees, la casadora into a facebuster on Asuka! Kicks to Morgan in the corner, the tag champs end up on Naomi but she takes them both out with a springboard roundhouse and then a double Stunner! World’s Strongest Slam puts Nikki into a ladder and then she drops the splits! Naomi climbing, Neidhart pulls her off, climbs, but Vega gets on her with a sleeper hold!
Neidhart still climbing, hands on the case, Zelina wrenches it in, Nattie fades, Vega has hands on the case but Morgan pulls her off! The match breaks down into a brawl, ASH climbs a ladder that’s set up on the floor and flies... CROSSBODY INTO THE BRAWL! Nikki sets up a new ladder and climbs but Bliss cuts her off! Big right hand, ASH shoves her off but gets caught... SQUARE COMPASS DDT!
Alexa climbing, Natalya cuts her off, Tamina helps her dump Bliss to the floor! On the floor, they bury Alexa in ladders to keep her down! Back inside, Liv climbs, Tamina pulls her off but Morgan counters with a Frankensteiner into the corner and puts boots to Snuka! Neidhart lays her out with a forearm, multiple ladders set up, chaos reigns!
Liv and Naomi climb the middle ladder, Tamina and Natalya on either side, Vega and Asuka join in, six-way fray at the top and Nikki ASH climbs up behidn Morgan! Nikki perches...
Nikki ASH wins by climbing the ladder and retrieving the briefcase.
Commentary recaps the Usos winning the tag titles on the pre-show.
The Usos celebrate backstage with Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman.
Roman tells them he’s happy for them and they say they won the titles for him. He asks them to hold onto them and says it’s been a long journey, and they took all the pressure, but don’t get it confused. Winning the tag titles was the easy part, and he did all the heavy lifting. And now that he’s given them what they want, it’s time to get what he wants.
Jey tells him he’s the head of the table and the tribal chief, and Jimmy agrees, acknowledging him. Again Reigns says he’s proud of them and brings them in for a hug.
AJ Styles & Omos (c) vs. Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar) (WWE Raw Tag Team Championship)
Erik and Styles to start, but AJ immediately tags out to Omos! Erik is game but keeps his distance before tagging out to Ivar. Omos wants Warbeard but gets double-teamed! He fights the vikings off with shoves and shoulder blocks and informs them that this is his house! Styles back in, shoulder blocks, knee drop, only one!
Warbeard gets AJ in the corner, shoulder blocks, tag to Erik, knee lifts! Continuing to work Styles over, quick tags, they put Erik on the floor and Omos hurls Styles to the floor where he hits a Frankensteiner on Erik! Warbeard tags in, big slam on AJ, crossbody, fired up! Styles gets away, tag to Omos, Warbeard with the cartwheel lariat and then off the second... CAUGHT IN THE GOOZLE!
Omos scoops him up and slams him with ease! Trapezius claw applied, AJ back in, trading strikes with Ivar! Float over Styles’ back, tag to Erik, he lights Styles up with a strike rush but the Styles Rush comes right back at him! Whip reversed, up and over, shotgun knees wipe AJ out! Waistlock turned into a fallaway slam, tag to Ivar!
Putting AJ in the corner, assisted hip attack, clear the apron, tag back to Erik. Popping Styles up into his grip... SPRINGBOARD HART ATTACK CAN’T KEEP AJ DOWN! Styles fights them off two for one in the corner, Pele kick staggers Warbeard, Erik to the floor, tag to Omos! Big man plucks Ivar out of the turnbuckles, military press drop!
One foot cover... IVAR KICKS OUT! Omos kicks at him and demands he get up, whip to the corner, Banzai Drop takes Styles out, double-teaming Omos. Big knees, fading to one knee, clothesline sends the big man to the floor and Erik dives on him! Styles from behind, schoolboy for two! Enzuigiri staggers Ivar and puts him in the corner, forearm staggers him, nobody home!
Popping AJ up, Viking Experience... OMOS SHOVES ERIK INTO THE PIN AND BREAKS IT UP! Tags made, the match breaks down, everybody trading strikes, Omos gets Erik up for a chokebomb...
AJ Styles & Omos win by pinfall with a chokebomb from Omos on Erik to retain the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship.
Drew McIntyre is interviewed backstage.
He asks Ft. Worth for some noise and says it’s not that he wants to win Money in the Bank, but rather he needs to win, and he’s proud of flying the flag for WWE during the ThunderDome but if he never hears the words “ThunderDome” ever again he’ll be happy. He does Drew McIntyre storytime, but instead of an inane history lesson, it’s how he’s gonna win the briefcase.
Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Kofi Kingston (WWE Championship)
Montel Vontavious Porter runs interference at the bell but Kofi gets away and ducks the charge, schoolboy, no good! Off the top, Lashley shrugs him off and back body drops him! Right hands, shoulder thrusts in the corner, leaving Kingston gasping for air! Kick staggers Bob, springboard, gets caught, big slam! Military press over the ropes and to the floor!
Following after him, Lashley puts him face-first into the ringpost and leaves him lying! Again Bob rams him into the post! Back inside, choking Kofi in the corner, back elbows, lying in wait, drawing Kingston up, lifting reverse STO! Pulling him up, the Hurt Lock is applied, Kofi flagging but not falling and Bob shifts gears to fallaway slam him!
Another vicious reverse STO, grounded punches, drawing him up while MVP eggs him on. Canadian backbreaker... DOMINATOR! Bob fired up, he lifts him up for a second Dominator! A third Dominator! Back up in the Hurt Lock, Kofi goes limp and referee Chad Patton calls it...
Bobby Lashley wins by referee stoppage with the Hurt Lock, retaining the WWE Championship.
Charlotte Flair vs. Rhea Ripley (c) (WWE Raw Women’s Championship)
Collar and elbow, stalemate, Charlotte flips the crowd the bird so bad that the camera cuts out for a beat! Ripley with a waistlock, Flair breaks out of it, headbutt for a palm strike, right hand right back! Rhea blocks a boot into a back heel trip, thumbing her nose at her, off the ropes, dropkick takes the Queen off-balance!
Back body drop to the apron, slugging it out, Ripley stomps her and baseball slides her to the floor! Charlotte sidesteps a cannonball and changes the momentum! Shotgun dropkick into the barricade, back inside, cover for one! Pressing the attack, reverse chinlock applied, swinging Rhea around in it. Flair with an exploder attempt, Ripley lands on her feet and gets chopped into the corner!
Charlotte catches a boot, but gets back body dropped to the floor! Action to the floor, champion in control and letting loose a primal scream, back inside, short-arm lariats take Flair off her feet again and again! Ripcord denied, headbutt into a snapmare, dropkick, cravate knees, crescent kick, northern lights suplex into the bridge... STILL NO!
O’Connor roll blocked, back suplex floated over, she pastes Charlotte with a German suplex! Flair pops up with a Boston Crab, reversed into a pin, Charlotte kicks out, spinning toehold reversed into a pin! Charlotte pops up, big boot... NOT ENOUGH! Flair drags her into position and goes up top, Rhea cuts her off and gets under her, electric chair, wrists clutched, Charlotte slips out but Rhea gets her... DOUBLE PUMPHANDLE INTO A SUPLEX CAN’T KEEP HER DOWN!
Ripley with overhand chops, whip reversed, she goes hard into the turnbuckles and clatters to the floor! A big boot puts the champ off the apron, Flair goes up top... MOONSAULT TO THE FLOOR! Back inside, Natural Selection blocked, inverted cloverleaf applied! Charlotte staying posted, rolling through, victory roll for two!
Roundhouse kick lands true, pumphandle... RIPTIDE REVERSED INTO A DDT! RIPLEY KICKS OUT! Charlotte crying, trying to figure out what’s next, lying in wait, they start trading forearms, Flair shifts to chops but Rhea nails her with a back elbow! Flair with an elbow of her own, feet on the ropes... REFEREE ROD ZAPATA SEES HER SKULDUGGERY AND CEASES HIS COUNT!
Headed up top, jockeying for position... AVALANCHE NATURAL SELECTION BUT RIPLEY KICKS OUT! Charlotte picks the leg, reversed into a short suplex into the turnbuckles! Drawing Flair up, but she pulls the champion head-first into the ringpost! Trapping her leg between the ring and the steps... CHARLOTTE STOMPS THE STEPS AND BREAKS RHEA’S GODDAMN LEG!
Spinning toehold, figure four leglock, bridging back...
Charlotte Flair wins by submission with the Figure Eight, becoming the new WWE Raw Women’s Champion.
In Gorilla, Matt Riddle and Rick Boogz and Shinsuke Nakamura have some kind of talking segment, but Peacock is on the fritz and I miss most of it, but it eventually becomes clear that he was asking for Rick to play Randy Orton’s theme.
Big E vs. Drew McIntyre vs. John Morrison vs. Kevin Owens vs. Matt Riddle vs. Ricochet vs. Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (Money in the Bank Ladder Match)
Apologies, folks, my feed is REAL choppy during entrances here— if it continues to the match proper, I’ll do my best to keep up but who knows what that’ll look like.
Turns on the answer is completely uncoverable, but eventually I get it going enough to cover. Nakamura shoves Morrison into the corner, but John explodes with a tornillo! Climbing up the ladder, Nakamura with a hanging armbar but Rollins comes in and knocks him off with a knee! Morrison and Rollins form a brief alliance, ramming Shinsuke with the ladder, then knocking Big E down and then McIntyre after him.
They lay Riddle out, John hits a moonsault fallaway slam on the ladder! Owens pulls Seth out of the ring but Morrison sticks with his ladder match buddy and puts boots to KO! They bridge the apron and the announce desk with a ladder, Kev goes in with them and takes them out with a quebrada into the ladder they’re both carrying!
Looking for a powerbomb, Morrison makes the save and helps Rollins Falcon Arrow Owens into the side of a ladder! McIntyre comes in, the heels keep working together to fight him off, Morrison off the top but he doesn’t get all of it and drops an elbow into the ladder! Rollins beats Drew with the ladder and then breaks his alliance with John, smashing him out of the ring with it!
Seth sets the ladder up and climbs but Ricochet and Big E cut him off and beat him down! Shinsuke and Riddle join the fun... RKO! Matt goes for a Pele kick, blocked, both guys hit roundhouse kicks at the same time and Drew lays them out with a double Claymore! Future Shock on E, Ricochet flies in and gets hoisted up, Poison Frankensteiner blocked... INVERTED ALABAMA SLAM INTO THE LADDER!
Drew with a big man tope con giro to wipe out everybody! Back inside, a headbutt cuts Rollins off, 3-2-1... CLAYMORE! He climbs the ladder but Veer and Shanky pull him down and beat him up, and Jinder Mahal arrives with a steel chair to beat him down in revenge for trashing his motorbike on Raw this week! They drag him out of the arena!
Riddle climbs the ladder, Ricky walks the ropes and jumps onto the ladder to knock him down! Ricochet reaching... MATT TIPS THE LADDER OVER BUT RICOCHET SPRINGBOARDS INTO A SENTON ATOMICO INTO THE CRUSH! Riddle rearranges the ladder and climbs, Ricky cuts him off again, they trade punches and Matt grabs a Kimura Lock briefly! Jockeying for position, Seth Rollins climbs up next to them while they brawl... BIG E PULLS HIM OFF THE APRON AND DUMPS HIM!
E gets Riddle off the ladder but eats an RKO for his trouble! RKO ON RICOCHET TOO! BLACKOUT TO RIDDLE! Nakamura crawls back in, fireman’s carry... GO 2 SLEEP?! Shinsuke climbs, but Morrison cuts him off with the Drip Stick and knocks him down! John climbing, Kevin Owens from behind... STUNNER! Hobbling on one leg, he climbs, Nakamura pulls him down... STUNNER!
KO climbs, Ricochet accosts him this time... STUNNER BLOCKED, POP-UP POWERBOMB CONNECTS! Owens climbs, hand on the briefcase but Rollins cuts him off! Seth gets under him...POWERBOMB OVER THE ROPES AND THROUGH THE LADDER TO THE FLOOR! Rollins rearranges the ladders and climbs, E comes up behind him, he steps to the next ladder over, jockeying for positon... BIG ENDING OFF THE GODDAMN LADDER!
E climbs, hand on the case...
Big E wins Money in the Bank by retrieving the briefcase!
Backstage, Seth Rollins is gasping for air and stumbling along when he runs into an interview.
He’s upset that he wasn’t good enough to fulfill his destiny and he got robbed. He shouldn’t have even been in Money in the Bank, but Edge stole his title match. He says he needs a new plan, and whoever wins the Universal Championship match, he’s not waiting, he’s next in line.
Edge vs. Roman Reigns (c) (WWE Universal Championship)
Staring each other down, soaking in the dueling chants from the crowd, collar and elbow, struggling into the corner, and Reigns breaks dirty when referee Charles Robinson counts, piefacing Edge! Back to the lockup, struggling to force Roman in the corner and Edge breaks dirty with a pieface of his own!
Edge with a go-behind, pick the leg, take him for a ride before breaking clean! Again with the lockup, Edge shifts to a side headlock, shot off, shoulder block sends him sprawling to the floor! Edge rolls in to break the count and right back out for a breather. Back in, collar and elbow, shoulder armbreakers, working the arm with vigor but Roman decks him with a right hand!
Reigns takes him into the corner for lariats, but Edge is able to counter one and wrap his arm up in the ropes! Putting him shoulder first into the posts, armbar takedown, but Roman runs away and heads to the floor. He waves Edge off and gets a pep talk from Paul Heyman at ringside, who asks him what his father Sika would do right now.
Reigns returns and punches him right in the mouth! Trading shots, Edge blocks one with a boot and kicks Roman out of the ring! Action on the floor, Roman nearly takes the countout but decides he wants to beat Edge up some more! Back inside, the champ puts boots to the Rated R Superstar before tossing him out of the ring and following after him.
Reigns smashes his face into the steel steps, back inside for a nearfall! Raining forearms down, Roman continuing to dominate the match, headbutt connects, and he posts Edge shoulder-first this time! Posting him on the other side of the ring as well, straight suplex follows, cover for one. Cravate applied, shifting to a reverse chinlock as he chokes the life out of Edge!
Knee lift to sink it in, Edge getting the fire in his soul that lets him fight back, getting to his feet, body blows to break but he runs right into a big slicing right hand from Roman and crumbles! DRIVE-BY! Back inside, going for a Superman Punch... EDGE COUNTERS WITH A BACKSLIDE FOR TWO! THEY GO FOR BIG BOOTS AT THE SAME TIME AND COLLAPSE!
Both men down and out, they slowly rise and start trading charging forearms and then staggering rights... EDGE-O-MATIC FOR TWO! Edge rises, he can taste it! Lariat takes Reigns off his feet, Roman fires a boot back, off the ropes, Edge with a flapjack... IMPALER ALMOST DOES IT! Reigns crawling to his feet, Edge hammers him from behind, setting him up top, tripping him into the Tree of Woe before pulling him down and into an STF!
Shifting to the arm-trap crossface, Roman gets the ropes! Edge wants the spear but Roman counters to a guillotine choke! He sinks it in, the Rated R Superstar steels with detemrination and pushes Reigns through the ropes and to the floor! EDGE SIDESTEPS HIM THROUGH THE TIMEKEEPER’S BARRICADE! Edge returns to the ring and stops the count... SPEAR THROUGH A SECOND BARRICADE!
Back inside, cover... REIGNS MANAGES TO SAVE HIS CHAMPIONSHIP! Roman staggers him with a right, Superman Punch... BUT EDGE CRASHES INTO CHARLES ROBINSON AND ACCIDENTALLY TAKES HIM OUT! Reigns breaks a chair and gets the support strut, returning to the ring to take advantage of Robinson’s injured knee! EDGE BLOCKS THE CROSSFACE AND HAMMERS HIM WITH HEADBUTTS!
Edge grabs the chair strut and applies the crossface! Roman’s got nowhere to go! The Usos come down but the Mysterios are right behind them to even the odds! SETH ROLLINS IS HERE AND HE HITS A BASEMENT SUPERKICK ON EDGE! Reigns crawls to the ropes as Edge stirs and we still don’t have a referee. he calls for it... EDGE IS FASTER WITH HIS OWN SPEAR! COVER BUT NO REFEREE! REFEREE JASON AYERS RUNS DOWN BUT HE’S TOO LATE AND ROMAN KICKS OUT!
Both men to their feet, Rollins returns, Edge boots him off the apron, Roman is on him...
Roman Reigns wins by pinfall with the spear to retain the WWE Universal Championship.
Post-match, Seth Rollins hits the ring again and windmill punches Edge, putting boots to him, just absolutely snapping! He turns to face Roman and they have a bit of a staredown before Edge gives chase and beats Rollins down on the floor!
Roman gets on the mic and says the whole world can acknowledge him now.
JOHN CENA IS HERE! DAD’S HOME!
He steps up to Reigns while his music is still playing and waves the “You can’t see me!” in his face!
That’s the show, folks!