United States Championship: Theory (c) vs. Bobby Lashley
The bell rings, and there’s a LOUD “Bobby” chant that breaks out. Theory taunts him, so Lashley knocks him out of the ring. Theory angrily stomps around ringside. The crowd is loud for Lashley. Theory jumps into the ring, but Lashley catches him with a spinebuster! Theory quickly goes to the apron, so Lashley knocks him to the floor. Lashley lifts him and goes to drive his head into the ring post, but Theory blocks it. Theory smashes Lashley’s face off the ring post. Theory takes it to Lashley a bit at ringside before jumping off the apron, but Lashley catches him. The momentum knocks Lashley over, but he powers back up with Theory on his shoulders! The crowd loudly cheers as Lashley drives Theory headfirst into the ring post!
Lashley gets Theory in the ring and sets up for a Spear, but Theory collapses into the fetal position. Theory knocks Lashley back and covers for a one-count. Theory stomps away at him. Lashley fights back and sits on the top rope. Theory leaps up for a Spanish Fly, but Lashley won’t budge. Theory jumps to the apron and whiffs on a superkick that Lashley sells anyway. Theory applies a chin lock. Theory cinches it in, but Lashley fights up. Theory powers him back down to the mat and really digs in with the chin lock. Lashley eventually powers up and goes for a Hurt Lock, but Theory slides out of it. Lashley hits a pair of clotheslines and a belly-to-belly overhead suplex. Lashley avalanches him in the corner before hitting a running shoulder to the midsection. Lashley grabs Theory and points to the sky. Lashley lifts him for a suplex, but Theory slides out and goes to the apron. Theory snaps Lashley off the top rope. Theory goes for a rolling thunder dropkick, but Lashley counters into a military press powerslam for a near fall! Wow!
Lashley goes for an over-the-shoulder slam, but Theory lands on his feet. Lashley rolls him up for a two-count. Theory drops him into the turnbuckles and hits a rolling thunder dropkick for a near fall. Theory lifts him up for A-Town Down, but Lashley counters into a roll-up for a near fall. Theory quickly rakes the eyes and hits Lashley with his own Spear! Theory goes for A-Town Down, but Lashley slides off and applies the Hurt Lock! Theory taps out! The crowd roars in approval!
Winner by Submission and new United States Champion: Bobby Lashley
Lashley, who is bleeding from the mouth, holds up the United States Championship. Theory seethes in anger at ringside.
Before the match begins, WWE Official Adam Pearce comes out to the stage. Pearce says it’s been an amazing and special night in Las Vegas. What better way to cap off this night than adding to the Money in the Bank Ladder Match. Pearce is raising them one more. The eighth entrant into the Money in the Bank Ladder Match… Theory!
2022 Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Riddle vs. Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. Omos vs. Madcap Moss vs. Sami Zayn vs. Sheamus vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Theory
The crowd is loudly booing the addition of Theory to this match. The bell rings, and Riddle goes after Seth “Freakin” Rollins. Rollins gets out of the ring. Drew McIntyre and Sheamus go after Omos, but he throws them off. Omos then hits a sloppy slam on Riddle. Omos then hits McIntyre with a huge scoop slam. Omos gets out of the ring and sees Rollins and Theory coming at him with a ladder. Omos runs into it and wipes out Rollins and Theory, who were the aggressors with the ladder. Omos hits Sheamus with a ladder before crushing Riddle and Moss with it. Omos throws the ladder into the ring. Zayn is hiding behind the ring post trying to avoid Omos seeing him. Sheamus runs in to stop Omos from setting up the ladder. Omos fights him off. More competitors try to stop Omos, but they’re unsuccessful. Riddle jumps on him, but Omos slams him. Moss attacks, but Omos easily dispatches him. McIntyre then knocks Omos out of the ring with a Claymore Kick. Omos still lands on his feet.
McIntyre sets up the ladder and starts to climb, but Sheamus pulls him down. Sheamus throws McIntyre out of the ring and climbs. McIntyre gets back in and pulls Sheamus off. They trade stiff punches before noticing Theory trying to sneak up the ladder. They stop punching each other and look at Theory. They pull him down. Sheamus hits Theory with a stiff clothesline before McIntyre hits a nasty chop. Sheamus then stretches the youngster over the ropes and lets McIntyre start the 10 Beats of the Bodhran. Sheamus pushes him off and starts clubbing Theory’s chest. They then fight over who is going to club Theory. Rollins wipes out Sheamus and McIntyre with shots from the ladder, knocking them out of the ring. Rollins then throws the ladder out of the ring onto them.
Riddle attacks Rollins, but Rollins sends him into the ladder set up in the ring. Rollins closes up the ladder and sets Riddle up for a powerbomb. Riddle counters into a back body drop onto the ladder. Riddle then connects with a Broton, sandwiching Rollins on the ladder. Zayn runs in and attacks Riddle. Zayn goes climbing the ladder for the briefcase, but Moss pulls him down and attacks. Zayn quickly pulls Moss face-first into the ladder to stop his momentum. Zayn then drops the ladder onto Moss’ spine. Zayn leans the ladder in the corner, but Moss bounces him off the ladder. Moss shoulders Zayn in the corner and stomps away at him. Moss then viciously whips him into the ladder leaning in the corner.
Moss sets up the ladder and starts climbing, but Riddle climbs on the other side. Omos gets back in the ring and pulls Moss off before slamming Riddle. Theory comes off the top rope, but Omos catches him and annihilates him with a chokeslam. Omos smiles as he looks up at the Money in the Bank briefcase. Omos starts to climb, but Moss and McIntyre tip the ladder over before clotheslining him out of the ring. Omos has not left his feet. Sheamus throws a ladder at him. All the competitors take turns throwing ladders at the Nigerian Giant. Omos finally goes down. They then bury him under a pile of ladders to keep him down. Sheamus starts attacking the competitors with a ladder.
In the ring, Rollins climbs the ladder for the briefcase. Zayn cuts him off. Sheamus sets up a ladder next to them and starts to climb. Theory climbs up as well. Rollins, Zayn, Sheamus, and Theory are on the ladders. Sheamus pushes Rollins and Zayn over. Theory head-butts Sheamus off the ladder and reaches for the briefcase. Moss pulls Theory down and hits a fallaway slam. Moss climbs the ladder, but he gets down when he sees Zayn on the top rope. Moss drives a ladder into Zayn and sets up a ladder laid across the bottom rope. Zayn steps on Moss and starts to climb the ladder. Moss grabs Zayn and hits a ridiculous powerbomb onto the ladder laid on the bottom rope! That looks devastating.
McIntyre and Moss climb the ladder. McIntyre punches Moss off the ladder. Sheamus tips the ladder over, but McIntyre lands on his feet. Sheamus then crushes McIntyre with White Noise. Riddle attacks Sheamus, but Sheamus hits an Irish Curse Backbreaker. Sheamus poses in the ring and stands over The Original Bro. Sheamus punches Riddle against a ladder. Sheamus goes for a Brogue Kick, but he gets tied up in the ladder when Riddle moves. Riddle then drapes Sheamus off the ladder and hits a Randy Orton hangman DDT. Riddle knees McIntyre in the face and hits Moss with a snap kick. Riddle kips up and hits Rollins with a snap powerslam. Theory throws Riddle into the ladder, but Riddle starts to climb. Riddle stands on top of the ladder and hits the rest of the competitors (minus Omos) with a Floating Bro! Sheamus, who has had spinal issues, took the heel of Riddle’s foot off his neck.
Omos gets in the ring and clears the ring. Sheamus is on the apron looking like he’s in a lot of pain. Riddle looks at Omos and jumps on his back with a sleeper hold. Omos slams Riddle off. Theory starts to climb as Omos deals with Riddle. Omos sees Theory and grabs him before crushing him with a Tree Slam! Omos sets the ladder up, but Sheamus stuns him with a Brogue Kick. Zayn follows up with a Helluva Kick on Omos. Riddle applies a triangle on Omos over the top rope, and Moss puts Omos out of the ring. McIntyre hits Omos with a Glasgow Kiss, and Rollins hits Omos with a Stomp on the apron! They clear off the commentary table. They all contribute to lifting Omos over their heads and powerbombing him through the commentary table! Wow!
They look at each other and begin brawling again. Theory is missing from the picture. Zayn gets in the ring and starts to climb, so McIntyre gets in and pulls him down. McIntyre sends Zayn headfirst into the ladder. Sheamus throws a ladder into McIntyre’s face before laying a ladder on the top turnbuckle. McIntyre counters a whip and hits a Future Shock DDT on Sheamus. McIntyre sets up the ladder over Sheamus’ upper body and starts to climb. Butch all of a sudden runs into the ring and jumps on McIntyre’s back. Butch applies a sleeper hold, so McIntyre climbs down. Sheamus gets out from under the ladder and hits McIntyre with a Brogue Kick. Sheamus now traps McIntyre under the ladder and starts to climb. Sheamus grabs the briefcase, but McIntyre powers the ladder up from under it! Sheamus is stunned before being knocked off the ladder. McIntyre hits Butch with a Claymore Kick and kips up! McIntyre climbs the ladder, but Sheamus pulls him down. Sheamus hits a nasty gut punch and climbs the ladder. McIntyre climbs on the other side. They exchange punches from on top of the ladder. Zayn knocks the ladder over, sending McIntyre and Sheamus into the ladder laying on the top rope. The ladder falls to ringside and falls onto Rollins!
Zayn climbs the ladder and grabs for the briefcase. Moss cuts Zayn off and throws him down. Moss climbs, but Rollins knocks him off the ladder and hits a Stomp! Rollins sets up the ladder and climbs, but Riddle hits him with another ladder. Riddle sets up a 14-foot ladder in the ring next to Rollins’. Rollins punches Riddle off the ladder and down to the canvas. Rollins grabs the briefcase and starts to unhook it, but Riddle climbs back up and hits Rollins with an RKO off the ladder!
Riddle starts to climb and grabs the briefcase, but Theory comes back and cuts him off. Theory and Riddle exchange punches. Theory knocks Riddle off the ladder and grabs the briefcase to become Mr. Money in the Bank!
Winner of the 2022 Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Theory
Theory celebrates with the Money in the Bank briefcase and takes selfies from on top of the ladder.
Posted by: Admin / Pay-Per-View TelevisionJuly 4th, 2022