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411’s WWE Money in the Bank 2016 Report

June 19, 2016 | Posted by Scott Slimmer

Welcome to 411’s WWE Money in the Bank 2016 Report. We are LIVE in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada.


Kickoff Show Match
The Golden Truth vs. Breezango
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Breeze and Fandango are both rocking the post-Mustafar Anakin Skywalker look after their tanning incident on Raw. Truth and Fandango start the match, but a chop from Truth to Fandango’s burnt chest is enough for him to make the quick tag to Breeze. Truth locks in an arm wringer and tags Goldust. Breeze briefly takes control, but Goldust regains the advantage with a chop to the chest. Goldust traps Breeze in the corner, but Breeze creates distance and dives at Goldust from the second rope. Goldust catches Breeze with a shot to the gut in mid-air and makes the tag to Truth, but Breeze also manages to tag Fandango. Truth traps Fandango in the corner and goes to work with mounted punches, but Breeze distracts Truth long enough for Fandango to escape the corner and work over Truth’s leg. Truth hits the ropes and connects with a leg lariat. Goldust and Breeze both get tagged into the match, and Goldust takes the fight to Breeze. Breeze makes the quick tag back to Fandango just before Truth pulls him out of the ring. Goldust hits Fandango with the Final Cut, and that’s enough for the three count.

Match Result: Goldust defeats Fandango with the Final Cut.
Match Length: 5:08
Slimmer’s Rating:


Kickoff Show Match
The Lucha Dragons vs. The Dudley Boyz
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Kalisto and Bubba start the match, but Kalisto uses his quickness to literally run circles around Bubba. Bubba makes the tag to Devon, and Devon muscles Kalisto to the corner. Kalisto escapes between the legs and hits a modified monkey flip before tagging Sin Cara. Sin Cara hits a springboard moonsault to Devon and a second springboard moonsault to Bubba. Devon and Bubba head to the outside to catch a breather, but both Dragons fly over the top rope and take out the Dudleys on the outside. The Dudleys head back into the ring and the Dragons head up top, but the Dudleys hit the ropes to make the Dragons lose their balance as we head to a commercial for the Network. We return from the break to find the Dudleys back in control. Bubba traps Sin Cara in the corner and then levels him with a clothesline. Bubba wrenches the leg and tags Devon. Devon chokes Sin Cara across the second rope and hits a running elbow drop for a two count. Devon drags Sin Cara to his feet, whips him to the rope, and levels him with a European uppercut on the rebound. Bubba gets the tag and hits a vertical suplex for another two count. Bubba mocks Sin Cara, but that gives enough time to drop Bubba with a standing drop kick. Devon gets the tag from Bubba as Sin Cara FINALLY makes the tag to Kalisto. Kalisto lands a low drop kick to the knee followed by a low hurricanrana. Kalisto hits a springboard senton to Devon, but Bubba still manages to get the tag. The Dudleys hit Kalisto with the Doomsday Device, but Sin Cara breaks up the pin. The Dudleys go for the 3D, but Kalisto grabs the ropes to evade. Kalisto hits Bubba with Salida del Sol and tags Sin Cara. Sin Cara hits Bubba with the Dragon Bomb and gets the three count.

Match Result: Sin Cara defeats Bubba Ray Dudley with the Dragon Bomb.
Match Length: 8:47
Slimmer’s Rating:


Fatal 4-Way Match for the WWE Tag Team Championship
The New Day (Champions) vs. Enzo Amore & Big Cass vs. The Club vs. The Vaudevillains
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Kofi and Anderson start the match, and Anderson quickly grabs a standing side head lock. Anderson tags Gallows, and Gallows works over Kofi before making the quick tag back to Anderson. Kofi hits a top rope crossbody to Anderson as Enzo does the same to Gallows. Enzo makes the blind tag and replaces Anderson as the legal man. Enzo pulls Kofi away from the corner to keep him from tagging Big E. Kofi finally does make the tag to Big E, but Enzo counters with a tag to Big Cass. English tags himself into the match and replaces Cass before Cass can lock up with Big E. Big E tags Kofi, and Kofi starts to work over the leg on the math. All eight men charge into the ring, and a massive brawl breaks out. The Vaudevillains and Anderson & Gallows get dumped to the outside leaving the New Day and Enzo & Cass to square off in the middle of the ring. The referee finally restores order with English and Kofi still the legal men. Gotch gets the tag from English, kicks Kofi in the face, and gets a two count. English gets the tag but eats a jaw breaker from Kofi. English stumbles towards the corner, and Anderson tags himself into the match. Anderson works over Kofi, but English and Enzo quickly tag themselves into the match. English whips Enzo to the outside, but Gallows tags himself into the match. Gallows lands a big boot to Enzo, but Enzo kicks out at two. Cass and Anderson get the tags, and Cass quickly takes control. Cass hits the Empire Elbow and big boots English off the apron. Cass launches Enzo onto the New Day and the Vaudevillains on the outside. Kofi and Gotch get the tags, but Gotch makes the quick tag to English. English hits the Whirling Dervish, but Anderson breaks up the pin. Anderson gets the pin and hits the Magic Killer on English, but Big E breaks up the pin. Kofi gets the tag and hits the Midnight Hour on English for the three count.

Match Result: Kofi Kingston defeats Aiden English with the Midnight Hour.
Match Length: 11:43
Slimmer’s Rating: ***¼


Singles Match
Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin
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Ziggler take the fight to Corbin right away and muscles him to the corner. Ziggler goes for a single leg takedown, but the referee calls for the break. Ziggler slides behind Corbin and gets a rear waist lock before attempting a super kick, but Corbin just manages to slide out of the way. Corbin levels Ziggler and stomps on him. Ziggler gets back to his feet and tries to whip Corbin to the corner, but Corbin slides under the bottom rope. Corbin charges back into the ring and damn near decapitates Ziggler with a clothesline. Corbin locks in a modified sleeper and drags Ziggler down to the mat, but Ziggler fights back to his feet. Corbin pounds Ziggler back down to the mat and goes to work with the ground and pound offense. Corbin drags Ziggler back to his feet and immediately drops Ziggler with a single punch. Corbin again drags Ziggler back to his feet, but this time Ziggler hits the ropes and connects with a clothesline. Ziggler hits a neck breaker and a standing elbow drop for a two count. Ziggler goes for the Fameasser, but Corbin blocks. Ziggler goes for a super kick, but Corbin counters into a vicious clothesline. Ziggler again goes for the Fameasser, but Corbin dumps him face-first onto the top turnbuckle. Ziggler FINALLY hits the Fameasser on the third attempt but only gets a two count. Ziggler goes for Sweet Chin Music, but Corbin rolls out of the ring. Ziggler follows Corbin to the outside, but Corbin hits him with the Deep Six on the outside. Corbin rolls back into the ring, and Ziggler just barely beats the ten count. Corbin hits a low big boot and goes for the End of Days, but Ziggler flips out and counters into a super kick for another two count. Ziggler heads up top, but Corbin leaps up and connects with a punch. Corbin climbs up top and goes for a superplex, but Ziggler punches him back down to the mat. Corbin dives toward the ropes and makes Ziggler lose his balance. Ziggler tumbles down to the mat, and Corbin hits the End of Days for the three count.

Match Result: Baron Corbin defeats Dolph Ziggler with the End of Days.
Match Length: 12:24
Slimmer’s Rating: **½


Tag Team Match
Charlotte & Dana Brooke vs. Natalya & Becky Lynch
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Charlotte and Dana start the match, and Dana decides to run from Natalya rather than lock up. Natalya slams Dana face-first to the mat and follows up with a low drop kick to the face. Becky gets the tag and hits the old Hart Attack before whipping Dana out of the ring. Charlotte gets the tag, but Becky drags her to the corner and tags Natalya. Dana grabs Natalya’s boot from the outside so that Charlotte can connect with a big boot. Charlotte stomps Natalya down to the mat in the corner and makes the tag to Dana. Dana continues the assault in the corner and makes the quick tag back to Charlotte. Charlotte locks in a European head lock before slamming Natalya down to the mat. Charlotte knocks Becky off the apron to prevent the tag and then works over Natalya in the opposite corner. Charlotte charges Natalya in the corner, but Natalya slides out of the way, and Charlotte posts herself in the corner. Natalya FINALLY makes the hot tag to Becky, and Becky splashes Charlotte in the corner. Becky hits the Bexploder but can’t get the pin. Natalya gets the tag and locks in the Sharpshooter, but Dana breaks the hold. Becky charges into the ring to take out Dana, but Dana whips Becky into Natalya. Charlotte hits Natural Selection and gets the three count. After the match, Charlotte seemingly turns heel and attacks Becky. Charlotte beats Becky down to the mat before making her way up the ramp in tears.

Match Result: Charlotte defeats Natalya with Natural Selection.
Match Length: 6:48
Slimmer’s Rating: **¼


Singles Match
Apollo Crews vs. Sheamus
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Sheamus attacks Crews and takes him down to the mat, but Crews regains his composure and locks in a side head lock. Crews leap frogs Sheamus and hits a standing drop kick before clotheslining Sheamus to the outside. Crews heads out to the apron and tries to pull Sheamus back into the ring, but Sheamus pulls Crews off the apron and hits the Irish Curse back breaker. Sheamus drags Crews back into the ring and lands a knee to the gut. Sheamus locks in a sleeper hold and drags Crews down to the mat. Crews breaks the hold, hits a shoulder to the gut, and charges at Sheamus, but Sheamus catches him with a rolling fireman’s carry slam.. Sheamus charges Crews in the corner, but Crews gets two boots up in Sheamus’ face. Crews levels Sheamus with a clothesline and splashes him in the corner. Crews hits a crossbody and an enzuigiri for a two count. Crews dumps Sheamus to the outside and hits a gorgeous moonsault off the apron to the outside. Crews drags Sheamus back into the ring, but Sheamus slams Crews to regain control. Crews heads up top, but Sheamus follows him up. Sheamus hits White Noise from the second rope but only gets a two count. Sheamus argues with the referee, but Crews catches him with a crucifix pin for the three count.

Match Result: Apollo Crews defeats Sheamus with a crucifix pin.
Match Length: 8:34
Slimmer’s Rating: **¼


Singles Match
John Cena vs. AJ Styles
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Styles starts the match with a side head lock, but Cena muscles him to the ropes and shoves him away. Styles goes back to the side head lock, but Cena again break the hold. Cena hits a pair of deep arm drags and a monkey flip. Cena goes for a quick Attitude Adjustment, but Styles floats over and lands a punch. Styles chops Cena against the ropes before slugging it out with Cena in the middle of the ring. Cena takes control with a belly-to-belly slam but only gets a one count. Styles rolls to the outside to catch a breather, but Cena follows him out of the ring. Styles quickly slides back into the ring to take the high ground, but Cena charges right back into the fight. Styles connects with a running knee drop and gets a two count. Styles hits a suplex and is now firmly in control. Cena gets back to his feet and charges Styles in the corner, but Styles slides out of the way, and Cena slams chest-first into the top turnbuckle. Styles hits the ropes and charges at Cena, but Cena catches him with a big back body drop. Styles locks in a chin lock and drags Cena down to the mat. Cena fights back to his feet and powers out of the hold. Cena hits a running shoulder tackle, but Styles connects with an enzuigiri. Cena hits the Protobomb and sets up for the Five Knuckle Shuffle, but Styles hits a head scissors takedown from his back that sends Cena tumbling to the outside. Styles flies to the outside, but Cena slides out of the way, and Styles crashes to the ground. Cena drags Styles back into the ring and goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Styles floats over. Styles goes for a low forearm shot, but Cena counters into the STF in the middle of the ring. Styles makes it to the ropes and forces the break. Styles heads up top, but Cena connects with a punch to the gut. Cena joins Styles up top, but Styles slides between the legs and knocks Cena back down to the mat. Styles charges at Cena, but Cena back body drops him right onto the top rope. Cena takes Styles up top and goes for a super Attitude Adjustment, but Styles again knocks Cena back down to the mat. Styles goes for the Phenomenal Forearm, but Cena catches Styles and goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Styles rolls through into the Calf Crusher. Cena makes it to the ropes and forces the break. Styles kicks the leg, but Cena retaliates with a vicious clothesline. Cena hits a gimpy Five Knuckle Shuffle and finally hits the Attitude Adjustment, but Styles kicks out at two. Cena heads to the top, still selling the damage to the leg. Cena goes for the top rope diving leg drop, but Styles counters into a powerbomb. Styles drags Cena back to his feet and hits the Pelé kick. Styles hits the Styles Clash… but Cena kicks out at two! Styles heads to the apron and goes for a springboard 450 splash, but Cena gets his knees up. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Styles tries to counter into the Styles Clash, but Cena tries to counter into the Attitude Adjustment, but Styles tries to counter into the Pelé kick, but Cena avoids contact. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment but inadvertently takes out the referee. Cena hits the Attitude Adjustment, but the referee can’t make the count. Anderson and Gallows hit the ring and take out Cena with the Magic Killer. They put Styles on top of Cena and get out of the ring before the referee comes back to life and makes the three count.

Match Result: AJ Styles defeats John Cena after the Magic Killer from Anderson and Gallows.
Match Length: 24:00ish (stopwatch issues)
Slimmer’s Rating: ****


Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Dean Ambrose vs. Sami Zayn vs. Cesaro vs. Chris Jericho vs. Kevin Owens vs. Alberto Del Rio
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Zayn, Owens, Cesaro, and Del Rio spill to the outside as soon as the bell rings, leaving Ambrose and Jericho to do battle in the ring. Jericho dumps Ambrose and grabs a ladder, but Cesaro prevents him from bringing it into the ring. Cesaro connects with a big boot to Del Rio and hits a rolling senton off the apron onto Jericho and a ladder. Zayn heads into the ring and immediately dives to the outside to take out Ambrose, Owens, and Del Rio. Owens grabs a ladder and drives Zayn into the ring apron. Owens connects with a super kick to Zayn as Jericho finally pulls a ladder into the ring. Jericho dumps Cesaro onto the ladder and then slams the ladder into Cesaro’s face. Ambrose scoop slams Jericho onto the ladder, but Jericho returns the favor and suplexes Ambrose onto the ladder. Jericho sandwiches Ambrose inside the ladder and repeatedly closes it on him. Del Rio sets the ladder on the top turnbuckle and tries to whip Cesaro into it, but Cesaro blocks. Cesaro delivers uppercuts to Jericho, Del Rio, and Ambrose, but Owens catches him with a super kick and whips him into the ladder on the top turnbuckle. Owens cannonballs Jericho, Ambrose, and Del Rio, but Zayn catches him with a suplex. Zayn delivers Helluva kicks to Ambrose and Jericho, and suddenly he’s the only man standing. Zayn grabs a ladder from the outside and climbs in the middle of the ring. Del Rio drags Zayn off the ladder and ties him up in the tree of woe. Del Rio slams a ladder into Ambrose on the outside before setting it on Zayn on stomping on it. Del Rio hits Owens with an enzuirigi and then sets Cesaro on a ladder sitting on the bottom ropes. Del Rio heads up top and hits a double stomp to Cesar on the ladder. Del Rio climbs a ladder in the middle of the ring and kicks away Jericho as he tries to halt Del Rio’s progress. Del Rio reaches the top of the ladder, but Cesaro meets him up top. Del Rio locks in the cross arm breaker on the top of the ladder, but Owens super kicks Del Rio off the ladder. Ambrose hits Cesaro with Dirty Deeds as Jericho climbs. Ambrose pulls Jericho off the ladder and climbs, but Jericho connects with a Code Breaker off the ladder. Jericho climbs, but Zayn meets him up top. Owens tips the ladder, but Del Rio catches him with a Back Stabber. Del Rio tries to set up the ladder, but Cesaro connects with an uppercut to the back of the head. Cesaro hits the Cesaro Swing on Del Rio and then counters a Code Breaker from Jericho into another Cesaro Swing and ends with Jericho slamming into a ladder. Ambrose climbs a ladder in the corner and connects with a diving elbow drop to Cesaro from the top. Owens sets Ambrose on a ladder and hits a top rope frog slash to Ambrose and the ladder. Zayn rolls back into the ring and faces off with Owens. Zayn and Owens slug it out in the middle of the ring, and ZAYN HITS OWENS WITH A MICHINOKU DRIVE ONTO THE EDGE OF A LADDER. That was absolutely savage. Zayn climbs a ladder, but Del Rio uses a second ladder to knock Zayn back down to the mat. Del Rio DDTs Zayn and bridges a ladder between the second turnbuckle and the ladder in the middle of the ring. Zayn and Del Rio climb one side of the ladder as Jericho climbs the other. Cesaro uses a third ladder to bridge the second turnbuckle of the opposite corner and the ladder in the middle of the ring. Jericho and Zayn fight on the central ladder, and Ambrose and Owens soon join them at the top. Cesaro sets up a fourth ladder next to the central ladder, and Cesaro and Del Rio climb the fourth ladder. Owens tips that ladder to sends Cesaro and Del Rio tumbling to the outside. Ambrose and Jericho knock each other off the central ladder, and now it’s just Zayn and Owens up top. Zayn tosses Owens, but Jericho runs the ladder bridge to halt Zayn’s progress. Ambrose pulls Jericho back down to the bridging ladder and hits Dirty Deeds off the bridge. Zayn climbs the central ladder, but Owens pulls him down. Owens powerbombs Zayn onto the bridging ladder and climbs. Ambrose climbs the other side and meets him up top. Ambrose knocks Owens onto the bridging ladder and finally retrieves the briefcase.

Match Result: Dean Ambrose retrieves the briefcase and wins the match.
Match Length: 22:12
Slimmer’s Rating: ****


United States Championship Match
Rusev (Champion) w/ Lana vs. Titus O’Neil
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Rusev rolls out of the ring as soon as the bell rings, but O’Neil gives chase. A double clothesline leaves both men down and out on the outside, but O’Neil regain control by tossing Rusev in the barricade. O’Neil tries to drag Rusev back into the ring, but Rusev drops O’Neil onto the ring steps. Both men bake it back into the ring, but the damage has been done to O’Neil. Rusev hits a running senton and punts O’Neil in the chest. Rusev kicks the back and locks in a modified sleeper hold, but O’Neil fights back to his feet. O’Neil hits a running shoulder tackle and slams Rusev to the mat. O’Neil splashes Rusev in the corner and hits a spinebuster for a two count. Rusev goes for the Accolade but can’t lock it in. O’Neil hits the Million Dollar Slam but only gets a two count. Rusev rolls out of the ring, but O’Neil follows and whips him into the apron and the steps. O’Neil rolls Rusev back into the ring, but Rusev catches him with a kick to the back of the head. Rusev stomps on the back and successfully locks in the Accolade. O’Neil fights valiantly but ultimately has no choice but to tap.

Match Result: Rusev defeats Titus O’Neil with the Accolade.
Match Length: 8:10
Slimmer’s Rating: **


WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Roman Reigns (Champion) vs. Seth Rollins
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Reigns and Rollins slug it out in the middle of the ring. Reigns drops Rollins with a clothesline and works him over in the corner. Reigns hits a volley of short clotheslines in the corner and follows up with a headbutt. Reigns whips Rollins to the corner and hits a tilt-a-whirl slam on the rebound for a two count. Reigns starts toying with Rollins but is met with a slap across the face. Reigns pounds on Rollins in the corner, takes him up top, and knocks him all the way to the outside. Reigns heads to the outside and slams Rollins’ head into the barricade. Reigns whips Rollins across the announce table and then repeatedly slams his head off the announce table. Reigns sets up the announce table, but Rollins rolls back into the ring. Reigns follows Rollins into the ring, but Rollins flees back to the outside. Reigns bounces Rollins off the apron, but Rollins finally manages to whip Reigns into the ring steps. Rollins rolls reigns back into the ring and heads up top. Reigns spins Rollins and hits the sit-out crucifix powerbomb for a two count. Reigns goes for the Superman Punch, but Rollins counters and sends Reigns face-first into the turnbuckle. Rollins connects with a kick to the back of the head and then kicks Reigns out of the ring. Rollins hits a suicide dive to knock Reigns into the barricade and then flips over the top rope to knock Reigns off his feet. Rollins rolls Reigns back into the ring and hits a Sling Blade for a two count. Reigns gets back to his feet and hits the Superman Punch for a two count of his own. Reigns sets up for the spear, but Rollins counters with a knee to the face. Rollins connects with a springboard knee to the face and heads up top. Rollins hits a gorgeous frog splash but only gets a two count. Rollins again heads up top, but Reigns springs to his feet and punches Rollins up top. Reigns heads up top with Rollins and goes for a superplex, but Rollins counters into a sunset flip bucklebomb. Rollins lands a low super kick and gets another two count. Rollins lands a volley of forearm shots in the corner and takes Reigns up top. Reigns shoves Rollins back down to the mat, but Rollins heads back up top. Reigns again shoves Rollins back down to the mat, but Rollins again heads back up top. Rollins hits a superplex and rolls right into the Falcon Arrow for a LOOONG two count. Reigns ducks a kick and goes for a quick rollup, but Rollins kicks out. Reigns and Rollins slug it out in the middle of the ring, but Rollins catches Reigns with a kick to the back of the head. Rollins his a bucklebomb, but Reigns hits a Superman Punch on the rebound. Rollins heads to the outside, and Reigns follows him. Reigns tries to spear Rollins through the barricade, but Rollins slides out of the way, and Reigns crashes into the time keeper’s area. Two referees and a doctor check on Reigns to see if he can continue. Rollins rolls Reigns back into the ring and sets up for the Pedigree, but Reigns drives him into the referee. Reigns hits a spear and makes the cover, but the referee makes a slow count due to being woozy and gives Rollins enough time to kick out. Reigns goes for a second spear, but Rollins counters into a Pedigree for a two count of his own. Rollins hits a second Pedigree, and that’s enough for the three count.

Match Result: Seth Rollins defeats Roman Reigns with the Pedigree.
Match Length: 26:11
Slimmer’s Rating: ****

After the match… DEAN AMBROSE LEVELS ROLLINS FROM BEHIND WITH THE MITB BRIEFCASE! DEAN AMBROSE IS CASHING IN MITB!


WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Seth Rollins (Champion) vs. Dean Ambrose

AMBROSE HITS ROLLINS WITH DIRTY DEEDS AND GETS THE THREE COUNT!

Match Result: Dean Ambrose defeats Seth Rollins with Dirty Deeds.
Match Length: 0:03
Slimmer’s Rating: N/A

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