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WWE Money in the Bank 2014 Results
Sunday, June 28, 2014
From TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts
Report by Sean Hopkins of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with a video package highlighting the ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and a recap of Bryan being stripped of the titles to lead into this match.
The pyro hits, and Michael Cole welcomes us to the show. Ladders litter the entrance way to the ring.
The Uso's are out to the ring first, and they get a nice reaction from the fans in attendance.
Harper and Rowan are out next, after the lights go out. The Wyatt's make their way toward the ring bathed in a sea of cell phone lights.
WWE World Tag Team Championship
The Uso's vs. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan
Harper and Jey kick things off. Jey ducks a clothesline and connects with a cross body. Jey superkicks Harper in the gut. Jimmy gets in a shot, tagging in, but runs right into a big single leg dropkick from Harper. Rowan tags in and hits a giant shoulderblock on Jimmy before standing on his head in the corner. Rowan picks up Jimmy and hits a head butt, chop, and clubbing blow before tagging in Harper. Harper splashes Jimmy in the corner, then hits a big European uppercut. Rowan tags back in and stomps at Jimmy in the corner before shouldering Jimmy. Jimmy fights out and tags Jey. Jey hits a superkick and some double team work leads to a near fall for Jey. Jey hits a couple of cross body's, but Rowan doesn't budge. He does fall to the outside following a dropkick. Jey leaps up on the barricade and splashes Rowan on the floor, taking him out.
Back in the ring, Jey hits a cross body from the top rope that's good for two. Jey knocks Harper from the apron, but the distraction allows Rowan to push Jey off the top rope and send him crashing into the ringside barricade.
Harper tags into the match and heads to the outside, taking Jey out with a shoulder block before stepping on his head. Harper brings things back into the ring with a slingshot senton from the ring apron that's good for two. Harper catches Jey in the ropes and slingshots him throat first into the middle rope, getting another two count. Rowan tags into the match, and he immediately drops an elbow on Jey's chest. Rowan locks in the claw in the corner, then throws Jey across the ring for another two count.
Harper locks Jey's head in a hold, cranking it to the side. Jey fights out, but Rowan is able to go for a leg drop. Jey moves, and Rowan crashes to the mat. Harper tags in and knocks Jimmy off the apron before hitting Jey with a running big boot for another two count. Harper picks up Jey and hits a big chop before tagging back out to Rowan. Rowan slams Jey to the mat, then goes for a splash, but Jey moves. Jey pulls himself up in the corner and avoids a spear from Rowan. Rowan connects with the ring post, and both men get the tag. Jimmy hits Harper with a couple of quick kicks, and a flying clothesline.
Jimmy knocks Rowan from the apron, then hits a Samoan drop on Harper. Jimmy hits a Samoan drop on Rowan as well. Jimmy hits a running hip thrust to Rowan in the corner, then hits a corkscrew dive out of the corner on Harper, getting two. Jimmy clotheslines Rowan over the top. Jimmy hits two superkicks to Harper's face, but it's still not enough for three.
Jey leaps to the outside, but he's caught by Rowan. Jimmy leaps over the top and crashes into both men, sending them to the floor. On his way back into the ring, Jimmy gets hit with a big boot from Harper. Rowan rolls into the ring and Jey breaks things up. Jimmy rolls up Harper for two. Harper kicks Jimmy and hits a sit-out powerbomb, but Uso kicks out at two.
Harper stands and hits the ropes, diving to the outside to wipe out Jey. Jimmy flies over the top and Rowan catches him. Harper goes back into the ring and dives through the ropes to take out Jimmy. They Wyatt's bring things back into the ring, and Rowan tags in. Harper and Rowan hit a dual razor's edge type maneuver, and Rowan goes for the pin, but Jey breaks it up. Jey kicks Harper from the ring apron. Harper squashes Jey in the corner.
Rowan heads up to the top rope, but Jimmy hits the ropes and crotches Rowan on the top. Jimmy hits a big right, then heads up after Rowan. Rowan fights him off for a bit, but Jey comes in and the Uso's hit a double superplex, taking Rowan over hard. Jimmy tags in and hits a superfly splash, then Jey hits another. Jey pins Rowan, and gets the three count.
Winners and STILL WWE Tag Team Champions: The Uso's
Michael Cole recaps the betrayal of the Shield by Seth Rollins, and throws it to a video package showing the events that led to recent hostility between Rollins and the rest of the Shield.
Dean Ambrose is shown backstage. He talks about wanting to rip apart Seth Rollins. Climbing up the ladder, and grabbing the briefcase tonight means everything. The question is, does he grab the briefcase? Or does he use the ladder to smash Rollins' face? Why not both? Ambrose says Rollins made a big mistake when he asked for Ambrose to be put into the match tonight. When he walks out with the case, Hunter's going to be mad at Rollins.
Back in the arena, Naomi makes her way to the ring accompanied by Cameron.
Paige is out next, and the current Diva's champion gets a tiny bit of a reaction on her way out into the arena.
WWE Diva's Championship Match
Paige vs. Naomi
The bell rings and both women begin circling. We get a lock up and Paige takes Naomi over and tosses her across the ring. Another lock up and the women fights out to the floor. Paige backs Naomi into the barricade, Naomi backs Paige into the apron. Back in the ring both go for dropkicks, but neither connect. Paige slams Naomi's face into the mat, but Naomi bails to the outside. Paige attempts to follow and is slammed to the floor.
Naomi leaps over the top rope and wipes out Paige, splatting down across the champion on the floor. Namoi makes it back into the ring, followed by Paige. Naomi hits a dropkick that's good for two. Naomi heads to the top rope and leaps off with a big cross body. Paige rolls through for a two count. Naomi reverses for a two count of her own. Paige scores with a kick to the gut, but she's rolled up for two. A series of rolls ups leads into a quick submission hold for Naomi.
Paige is ties up in the middle of the ring, but Naomi breaks the hold to go for a pin, getting two. Naomi heads to the top, but she's stopped by Paige. Paige follows Naomi up and both women slip and fall from the top out to the floor.
Cameron is shown looking bored on the outside. Paige and Naomi make it back into the ring, and Naomi goes for a backslide. Paige counters out and kicks Naomi before locking her into a stump puller submission. Cameron's laughing on the outside.
Paige turns it into a pin attempt for two. Paige goes for a clothesline, but Naomi ducks and hits one of her own. Naomi hits a hurricanrana, then a dropkick. She kips up and hits Paige with an uppercut, and the rear view, but she's only able to get two. Naomi heads to the apron, and hits a kick to the side of Paige's head. Naomi goes for a split leg moonsault, but Paige gets her knees up. Paige goes for a submission, but Naomi counters into a roll up for two.
Naomi goes for a reverse DDT, but Paige counters into a crazy modified DDT. Paige pins Naomi and gets three.
Winner and STILL WWE Diva's Champion: Paige
Cameron is in to check on Naomi immediately, hugging her while Paige celebrates with her title.
Cole checks in with the expert panel. Renee Young introduces Booker T, Alex Riley, and Christian. Renee asks Booker how important tonight is. Booker says he was impressed by the Uso's tonight. And Money in the Bank will be a big moment tonight. Riley says MITB can change someone's life. Christian says superstars will have to improvise. Riley sees Bray Wyatt winning tonight. Booker talks about Roman Reigns, but picks Randy Orton. And Christian goes with Randy Orton as well.
We get a cool video package that highlights some of the neat statistics about the Money in the Bank match (number of people who went on to win the title, number of superstars competing in the match), that's very similar to the Royal Rumble statistic video.
Damien Sandow is out next dressed as Paul Revere. He talks some smack about the Rose buds, then makes fun of the crowd for a bit. Sandow says if he had known Boston would end up like this, Revere wouldn't have warned anyone of anything. Except that Boston will always live in the shadow of New York. Sandow gets a good bit of heat as the Rosebuds come out to the top of the ramp and leaps Adam Rose to the ring.
Adam Rose tells Sandow to turn that frown upside down, because Boston's a town to party. He tells Sandow to be a Rosebud, not to be a lemon.
Damien Sandow vs. Adam Rose
Sandow charges Rose, but he's backdropped to the outside. The Rosebuds laugh at Sandow. Sandow gets back into the ring, and hits Rose with a couple of rights, backing him into the corner. Sandow gets caught by Rose, who sends Sandow to the outside. Sandow pulls Rose out to the apron and hits a series of clubbing blows, pulling Rose out to the floor.
Sandow brings things back into the ring and clamps Rose into a rear chin lock. Rose fights up and out of the hold, but falls to a back elbow. Sandow hits a knee drop, then another. Sandow screams that the elbow is coming, then drops an elbow on Rose's chest. Sandow goes right back to the rear chin lock. Rose fights out of the hold, but gets a knee to the gut. Rose gets his feet up in the corner, then hits a couple of running forearms. Rose scores with a couple of right hands that knock Sandow to the mat.
Rose hits a shoulder block in the corner, then stoms Sandow down. Rose crosses the ring, then runs right into a big clothesline from Sandow. Sandow hits a full nelson slam, but it's only good enough for two. Sandow stomps at Rose, then tries for a moonsault, but Rose moves. Rose drives Sandow face first into the mat, and gets the three count.
Winner: Adam Rose
Following the match, all of the Rosebuds get into the ring and everyone dances to celebrate Rose's victory, while JBL complains about the entourage.
Cole sends it to a video package where all the Money in the Bank participants get to talk for a bit. Rollins says he'll shock the world tonight. Plan A, he wins the contract, plan B, he wins the contract. RVD says he'll be the winner. Kofi says he'll fly higher than before. Everyone else will be in trouble in paradise. Ziggler says he's been to the top. He won the title, tonight, lightning strikes twice. Zeb Colter talks about some of the history of Boston, then says Swagger will make history tonight.
The briefcase is shown hanging over the ring, and Lillian Garcia explains the rules of the Money in the Bank match.
Seth Rollins is the first man to make his way out to the ring.
RVD is out next, and Mr. Monday Night gets a nice reaction from the fans on his way into the arena.
Jack Swagger is out third, of course accompanied by Zeb Colter.
Dolph Ziggler is out fourth, and the show-off gets a warm welcome from the fans in the crowd.
Kofi Kingston is out next, and Kofi seems like he has some supporters.
Dean Ambrose is out last, and he comes to the ring tossing punches.
Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Kofi Kingston vs. RVD vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Jack Swagger
Ambrose charges in and goes right after Rollins, fighting with him to the timekeeper's area. In the ring, Kofi sends Swagger out to the floor, then hits a springboard forearm to RVD. Kofi goes for a ladder and Swagger pushes him away. Kofi climbs the ladder and leaps off with a double axe handle to RVD. Kofi kicks Swagger in the side of the head, then does the boom drop to Swagger, who's laid out on a ladder. Kofi picks up a ladder and uses it to knock Swagger out to the floor.
Kofi sets up the ladder under the case. He begins climbing, but Ambrose is in. Ambrose tips the ladder over, and Kofi hits the top rope, then springboards off to the floor to take out Ziggler and Swagger. Rollins and Ambrose both try to go for the case, but Ambrose slams Rollins' head into the ladder, then slams him to the mat.
Ambrose props up a ladder in the corner. Ambrose teases a suplex on the ladder, but he and Rollins trade position. Ambrose butterflies Rollins' arms, then suplexes him back into the ladder in the corner. Ambrose sets up the ladder under the case again, but Swagger pulls him off. Ambrose tries to go up again, but Swagger pulls him down. RVD, Kofi and Ziggler fight to get up the ladder, Kofi and Ziggler makes it to the top, but Swagger pulls them down. Ambrose clotheslines Swagger over the top. Kofi and Ziggler clothesline Ambrose over the top. Kofi and Ziggler race up the ladder, then fight their way down. Rollins grabs another ladder and smashes it into Kofi and Ambrose. RVD dropkicks the ladder into Rollins' face. RVD hits a couple of clotheslines and a big kick before monkey flipping Rollins out of the corner.
RVD sets up another ladder in the corner, whipping Rollins into it, then hitting a spinning back kick to Rollins. RVD lays the ladder across the bottom rope in the corner, then slams Rollins on top of it. RVD hits Rolling Thunder on Rollins on top of the ladder, and Rollins rolls the the outside. RVD hits a springboard dropkick that sends Ambrose to the outside. Van Dam kicks Ambrose, then Swagger. RVD heads to the top and hits Swagger with the five star frog splash.
RVD sets up the ladder and gets a hand on the case. Kofi heads up on the other side and knocks RVD off. Swagger knocks over the ladder, but RVD and Kofi slam it into Swagger's face. Kofi kicks RVD, then sends him to the apron. RVD fights back, heading to the top rope, but he's stopped by Kofi. Kofi tries for the superplex, but Swagger hits Kofi from behind with a ladder. Swagger buries the ladder in Kofi's midsection, then sets up the ladder in the corner, in front of Van Dam.
Swagger climbs the ladder, then pulls Van Dam up on the other side. Swagger goes for a superplex from the ladder, but RVD fights him off and Swagger falls to the mat. RVD stands at the top of the ladder, but Rollins comes in from behind. Rollins trades blows with RVD at the top of the ladder. RVD tries for a superplex off the ladder, and Swagger's in, getting RVD in powerbomb position. Rollins breaks away, and Swagger powerbombs RVD off of the ladder and to the mat.
Ambrose and Rollins climb to the top of the ladder, and Ambrose is able to connect, hitting the superplex from the top of the ladder to knock Rollins loopy for a bit.
Ambrose looks up to the case, grabbing a ladder. Ziggler dropkicks the ladder into Ambrose's face. Swagger slingshots Ziggler into the ladder, still being held by Ambrose. Swagger hip tosses Kingston across the ring, then picks up a ladder and slams it down on Kofi. Swagger hits the Swagger bomb out of the corner, crushing the ladder down on top of Kofi.
Swagger grabs the ladder and drags it to the middle of the ring. Swagger is up, and RVD climbs the other side. RVD and Swagger trade strikes. Rollins and Ambrose pull Swagger and RVD down, then climb either side of the ladder. Rollins and Ambrose trade rights, and Rollins falls to the mat. Ambrose is pulled down by Swagger, but counters it into a DDT.
Rollins pulls himself up the ladder, but Ambrose tips it over, running into the ladder shoulder first. The ref and trainer are in to check on Ambrose. Ambrose pushes everyone away, but it looks like he's being ushered to the back by refs and trainers.
Rollins sees Ambrose leaving, and begins climbing the ladder. RVD is up on the other side, and he kicks Rollins and slams his head into the top of the ladder. Kofi sets a ladder across the ropes and a rung of the ladder, climbing on the same side as RVD. RVD falls from the ladder, getting his leg caught in the rungs. Kingston and Rollins fight at the top of the ladder. Kofi backdrops Rollins into the ladder draped across the top rope. Ziggler pulls Kofi down and slams him head first into the ladder. Kofi tries for the SOS, but Ziggler counters into a big DDT.
Ziggler hits Swagger with a cross body and a series of rights before splashing him in the corner. Ziggler hits RVD with a dropkick and a rocker dropper. Ziggler superkicks a ladder into Swagger's chest. Ziggler picks up a ladder, but misses Kofi with it. Kofi misses trouble in paradise, but Ziggler follows with the Zig Zag on the ladder.
Ziggler sets up the ladder beneath the case. Ziggler climbs, but Swagger is in. Swagger locks Ziggler in the ankle lock while he's on the ladder. Ziggler continues to try to climb the ladder. Ziggler kicks Swagger away.
Ziggler is almost at the top of the ladder. Ziggler has his hand on the case. Rollins is in and whacks Ziggler with a chair, knocking him off the ladder. Rollins hits Ziggler again, sending him to the floor. Rollins climbs the ladder, but Ambrose comes running down from the back. Ambrose hits Rollins with a chair repeatedly.
Ambrose tosses Rollins to the floor, then begins climbing the ladder. Ambrose makes it to the top and gets a hand on the case, but he's interrupted as Kane's pyro and music hit. Kane runs down to the ring, and Ambrose tries to kick him away. Kane pulls Ambrose down and hits a chokeslam. Kane picks Ambrose up and hits a tombstone to plant Ambrose in the middle of the ring.
Rollins gets back in the ring and climbs the ladder while Kane holds the ladder steady, Rollins pulls down the case and holds it high.
Winner and Mr. Money in the Bank: Seth Rollins
Rollins smiles and hugs the briefcase before making his way toward the back. He's interrupted on his way to the back by the music of Triple H. Hunter and Stephanie walk out and hold Rollins' hand high.
Randy Orton is backstage. Orton says his chances tonight are better than anyone else's. Orton says Rollins is a hell of a competitor, but it's obvious that at this point in his career, he needed a lot of help. Orton won't need any help. Orton doesn't care who likes it, he's walking out of the arena the WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Orton's asked about Roman Reigns, and he stares down Byron Saxton. Byron thanks Orton for his time, and Orton walks off.
Ryback and Curtis Axel are out to the ring next, and they get next to no reaction from the fans.
Goldust and Stardust are out next, and they too, get little reaction from the fans.
Tag Team Match
Ryback and Curtis Axel vs. Goldust and Stardust
The bell rings and it looks like Stardust and Axel will kick things off for this match. We get a lock up, and Axel goes behind, but Stardust knocks Axel to the mat, then hip tosses and dropkicks him. Goldust tags in, and a bit of double team work leads to a near fall. Goldust hits an arm drag on Axel before tagging out to Stardust. Ryback tags in, and he shoves Stardust. Stardust comes back with a forearm. Stardust reverses a belly to back suplex, then hits Ryback with a flying forearm. Goldust tags in, and he hits an atomic drop, then a kick to the side of the head. Goldust punches Ryback, but Axel drops him throat first across the top rope. Axel tags in a reigns down with punches on Goldust's face.
Axel hits a big dropkick that's good for two. Ryback tags in and a bit of double team work leads to a two count for Ryback. Ryback drops his knee into Goldust's back, then clamps him in a rear chin lock. Goldust fights up to his feet and out of the hold, but Ryback slams him down to the mat. Axel tags in, and Ryback hits a splash from the middle rope, which Axel follows up with an elbow drop from the middle rope. Axel gets a near fall, then locks Goldust into a rear chin lock.
Goldust stands up and fights out of the hold, but falls to a back elbow from Axel. Axel kicks at Goldust's head, then beats on him in the corner before tagging Ryback. Back elbow/splash combo from Axel and Ryback, then Ryback holds Goldust up for a long time. He doesn't suplex Goldust, as Goldust lands on his feet and both men get roll ups on the other. Ryback hits a spinebuster to put Goldust down, then backs up for a meathook clothesline. Ryback runs into an elbow from Goldust, misses a splash, and allows a tag. Stardust comes in and hits a splash, then kicks and a dropkick to Ryback. Stardust kicks Ryback in the face, then ends up dumped on the apron. Stardust hits a springboard elbow drop, then a DDT to plant Ryback.
Stardust ducks a clothesline from Axel and Axel falls to the outside. Ryback shoulders Stardust, but Stardust fights out and hits cross Rhodes. A pin is broken up by Axel. Axel accidentally clotheslines Ryback, and Stardust rolls Ryback up for three.
Winners: Goldust and Stardust
Axel immediately attacks Stardust from behind. Goldust comes in from behind and lifts Axel up for a DDT from Stardust. The 'dust brothers celebrate to cheers from the crowd.
We get a Twitter recap of some of the barbs thrown back and forth between Layla and Summer Rae. We also see events like Summer pouring milk on Layla's head, and Layla pouring cat litter on Summer.
Byron Saxton is backstage with Fandango, who's got a bejeweled referee shirt. Fandango says he loves triangles. Fandango is interrupted by Layla, who says he won't call it down the middle, because he's in love with her. Summer comes in and says they both know who he truly loves. She says he really loves a woman with long legs, not a runt like her. Layla says he wants someone abreast of the situation. Summer says he wants someone natural. Layla says there's nothing natural about her. Fandango looks a bit concerned.
Rusev is out to the arena next, waving a Russian flag and being accompanied by Lana. It looks like Lana may not get promo time tonight.
Lana does indeed grab a mic. She says tonight, then pauses for USA chants from the crowd. Lana tells the people to shut up. She says tonight Rusev's opponent will be waving the America flag. A flag that's supposed to represent a great nation. That's a joke. Tonight, the leader of the world, Vladamir Putin, will be watching Rusev prove Russia's superiority. Lana hands Rusev the mic. Rusev says he'll crush Big E, then speaks a bit in Russian.
Big E.'s music hits, and he gets a nice pop, waving the American flag on his way down to the ring.
Rusev vs. Big E
The bell rings, and Big E hits a quick forearm. Rusev turns things around with a series of rights. Big E comes back with a quick clothesline to knock Rusev to the floor. Rusev looks disappointed, but Lana calms him down. Rusev makes it back to the apron, but Big E hits a clubbing blow. Big E tries for a spear through the ropes, but Rusev gets his knee up. Rusev hits a big belly to back suplex, tossing Big E overhead.
Rusev hits a couple of big rights, then stomps away at Big E, before hitting a big right hand. Rusev hits another right, then clamps on a submission, yanking back on Big E's head before transitioning into a rear chin lock. Big E gets back to his feet, and Rusev sends Big E back to the mat, screaming at him. Rusev goes for a splash, but misses. Big E connects with a belly to belly suplex for two.
Rusev comes up with a series of shots that send Big E to the corner. Rusev hits Big E with a series of knees to the gut. Rusev runs into an STO out of the corner from Big E. Big E goes for the pin, but is only able to get two. Big E stands and Rusev makes it to his feet. Big E hits a spear in the corner, then a big running clothesline.
Big E avoids a kick to the face, then hits a belly to belly suplex. Big E hits a spear through the ropes that sends both men crashing out to the floor.
Big E gets up and pulls Rusev to his feet, sending things back into the ring. Big E goes for the pin, but Rusev kicks out. Big E stands and pulls down the straps of his singlet. Rusev goes to the apron. Big E picks him up and Rusev stuns him with a kick to the side of the head. Rusev hits another big kick to the face of Big E. Rusev screams, and Lana tells him to crush.
Rusev locks in the accolade. Big E doesn't tap, psyching himself up. Big E is able to get to his knees, but Rusev transitions right back into the hold, sitting back and forcing Big E to tap.
Lana holds Rusev's hand high while a big Russian flag unfurls from above Rusev.
Renee Young is with the expert panel. Booker says the Authority interfering the the MITB match is what it is. Christian agrees. Riley says it's a shame what happened to Ambrose. Riley says Kane's intentions are clear, so it's looking good for Orton tonight.
We get a recap of Daniel Bryan speaking to the fans on the pre-show.
We see Bryan being interrupted by Bo Dallas, who tells Bryan he can still climb the ladder of life, and make his way back to the top. Dallas says all Bryan has to do, is Bo-lieve. Bryan says he appreciates Bo's concern, but it feels like he's acting like a Bo-ner. And Bryan speaks for everyone here when he says this, 'Bo, leave'.
Nikki and Brie Bella are shown backstage talking about Vickie Guerrero leaving. Stephanie comes in and asks what Brie is doing here. Stephanie tells Nikki not to think, it's not what the Bella's do best. Only authorized persons are allowed backstage. And that doesn't include former disrespectful employees, no matter who their sister or husband is. Brie talks about her favorite new video, Vickie Guerrero tossing Stephanie McMahon into the 'mud pit'. Stephanie says she thought Brie might be trouble here today. She calls in security, and Stephanie tells them to escort Brie out of the building. Stephanie tells Nikki to make sure her sister stays gone.
Back in the arena, Fandango makes his way out, some fans are actually Fandango-ing.
Summer Rae is out first, and she tries to get Fandango's attention a big.
Layla is out next, wearing a mask and dancing to Fandango's music.
Summer Rae vs. Layla
The bell rings and Layla and Summer scream at each other. Layla scores with a forearm before tossing Summer to the outside. Layla dances a bit for Fandango, but Summer pulls her feet out from under her, then attacks Layla in the corner. Summer chokes Layla with her boot, then stomps away at her. Layla kicks Summer into Fandango, but Layla pulls her down from behind, and pins her for two. Layla stomps at Summer's ribs, then leg drops her thigh, and locks in a submission.
Layla rolls over and pins Summer for another near fall. Summer kicks Layla's feet, then slams her head into the mat. Summer picks up Layla and takes her right back down to the mat, then throws her across the ring by her hair. Summer hits a big DDT, then goes for Layla on the apron. Layla fights back, getting in the ring and hitting a kick to the side of the head. Layla pins Summer for three.
After the match, Fandango dances, and kisses Layla. Layla kicks Summer in the side of the face on her way out of the ring. Summer is shown crying while Layla celebrates and kisses Fandango some more on her way to the back.
We get a video package that looks at Daniels Bryan's journey to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, that ultimately ended in him being stripped of the title.
This leads into a recap of different superstars qualifying for the match.
Before the match, Triple H makes his way out to the ring with Stephanie McMahon. Hunter and Stephanie make their way around the ring, looking at the ladders and titles, and seat themselves next to the announcers.
Sheamus is the first competitor out to the ring, and the US Champion gets a bit of a reaction out of the crowd.
Halfway down to the ring, the lights go out, and Bray Wyatt tells Boston that he's here. Wyatt makes his way out to the ring to a ton of cell phones lit up in the crowd.
Alberto Del Rio is out third, and he doesn't see much support or heat from the crowd as he makes his way to the ring.
Cesaro is out next, walked to the ring by Paul Heyman.
John Cena is out fifth, and Cena gets a mixed reaction, lots of cheers and boos. Cena smiles before holding up a towel saying 'Never Give Up'. Cena runs down to the ring and slides in, looking up at the titles.
Randy Orton is the next man to make his way into the arena. This crowd seems a bit quiet, as Stephanie is shown clapping for Orton.
Roman Reigns is the next man, and he makes his way to the ring through the crowd, getting a nice pop from the fans.
Kane is out last, making his way right to the ring, and Steph and Hunter are shown smiling at Kane's entrance.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match
Alberto Del Rio vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Cesaro vs. John Cena vs. Kane vs. Randy Orton vs. Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus
The bell rings and things break down, with everyone brawling. Cena and Wyatt fight, Sheamus and Cesaro fight. Orton tosses Del Rio over the top. Orton and Kane team up on Reigns. Orton turns to Cesaro, and Cesaro fights back, while Wyatt and Cena continue to square off. Kane and Orton turn to Cena and Wyatt, knocking Wyatt from the ring. Orton chokes Cena with his boot, and Kane grabs a ladder. Cesaro and Del Rio dropkick the ladder into Kane's face. Del Rio and Cesaro knock Cena down the the ladder, but are wiped out by Wyatt. Cena shoulders Wyatt, but Wyatt fights out and slams Cena down into the ladder. Reigns comes in and hits a Samoan drop to put Wyatt out of the ring.
Reigns sets up a ladder, but Sheamus knocks him from the ring. Kane stops Sheamus from climbing the ladder, beating and kicking on him in the corner. Orton attacks Reigns in another corner, but falls victim to a clothesline from Reigns. Sheamus grabs a ladder, and Reigns does as well. Kane is sandwiched between the two ladders. Reigns and Sheamus set up ladders on top of Kane. Cesaro and Del Rio head up as well. Kane knocks all men off the ladders. Kane takes out Reigns, the knocks down Wyatt, and Cesaro. Kane chokeslams a couple of participants, then tosses one of the ladders out of the ring. Kane sets up a ladder, then picks up Orton, tossing him into the ladder.
Orton climbs, but Reigns is in, sending Kane crashing into the ladder to tip it over. Reigns knocks Kane over with a ladder, and he sets it up, beginning the climb. Bray pulls Reigns down, slamming him to the mat hard. Cena hits the belly to back suplex, but he runs right into a pop up uppercut from Cesaro. Cesaro leaps up the ladder, but Sheamus meets him at the top. Wyatt does a spider walk, then takes the ladder out from under Cesaro and Sheamus. Both men hang on for a bit, but Sheamus drops. Cesaro holds on, but can't get the belts down. Cesaro falls and Wyatt hits the senton on Cesaro.
The doctor is shown working on Orton, but he stops, and tosses Del Rio into the steps instead. Orton looks under the ring for another ladder. Orton props the ladder against the ring apron, but Sheamus attacks Orton, fighting him into the corner behind the announcer's table. Sheamus props the ladder between the apron and announcer's table. Sheamus slams Orton's head into the ladder, then stands on the ladder. Orton pulls Sheamus' feet out from under him, and Sheamus lands on the ladder.
Orton grabs Sheamus and hits the suspension DDT off of the ladder to the floor. Orton pushes the ladder into the ring. Orton grabs another ladder and tosses it out of the ring. Orton stomps at Cena, then sets up a big ladder in the middle of the ring. Orton begins climbing the ladder, but then Cesaro, Cena, Reigns, Del Rio, Wyatt, Kane, everyone is back in the ring. Everyone gets pulled off of the ladder, as everyone else gets a shot at going up the ladder. The ring thins out a bit. Kane clotheslines Cesaro over the top, and avoids an enzugiri from Del Rio. Kane tosses Del Rio from the ring, and tips the ladder over.
Kane grabs Sheamus around the throat on the apron. Sheamus fights back and sends Kane down throat first across the top rope. Sheamus does the clubbing blows to Kane's chest while Kane's on the inside of the ring. Sheamus hits a flying forearm to Reigns. Sheamus hits white noise on Orton. Sheamus psyches himself up, then hits the brogue kick on Cena. Sheamus turns to Orton in the corner, then tosses him to the floor.
Sheamus sets up the ladder under the titles. Sheamus begins the climb, but Kane catches Sheamus' foot and drags him out of the ring. Sheamus tosses Kane into the ring steps. Cesaro looks to bring another big ladder into the ring, bridging the ladder between a ladder rung, and the top turnbuckle. Cesaro and Sheamus fight at the top. Cena and Del Rio fight to the outside. Reigns tips over the ladders and it's titled and teetering. Cesaro and Sheamus continue to fight, and Cena tips the ladders back to standing. Wyatt suplexes Cena off the ladder hanging out of the standing ladder. Del Rio and Kane are in the ring. Cesaro is pulled down by Kane. Kane and Orton pull down Sheamus.
Orton fights Sheamus around the ring, punching and kicking him out to the floor. Kane sets up the ladder, but Reigns spears Kane through the ladder, leaving it standing. Reigns stands and Orton tosses the side of the ladder into the back of Reign's head. Orton sets up for the RKO, but Reigns counters and hits the Superman punch, sending Orton to the floor then he does the same to Sheamus. Reigns goes wild attacking everyone. Reigns hits a spear to Cesaro on the floor. Reigns and Cena face off in the middle of the ring. Cena looks up at the belts, and both men begin trading blows. Reigns is getting all the love from the crowd. Cena shoulders Reigns, but Reigns fights out and hits a spear to take down Cena. Reigns sets up a large ladder under the titles. He climbs up the ladder, but Orton is up behind him. Orton does his signature backbreaker on Reigns, pulling him down off the ladder.
Orton climbs the ladder, but he's pulled down by Bray Wyatt. Wyatt hits sister Abagail on Orton. Wyatt climbs, but he's taken down in turn by Del Rio who hits an enzugiri and kick to the face. Del Rio climbs the ladder, but Sheamus tips it over and hits Del Rio with the brogue kick.
Sheamus sets up the ladder, but Cesaro pulls him down into an uppercut. Cesaro hits the neutralizer on Sheamus. Cesaro climbs the ladder, but Orton pulls him down into an RKO. Orton climbs the ladder, but Reigns is back in the ring. Reigns pulls Orton down a bit, and they fight on the side of the ladder. Reigns has helped to split Orton open a bit more. Reigns hits a couple of clubbing blows. Reigns rips at Orton's face, head butting him in the process. Reigns knocks Orton off the ladder. Kane catches Reigns and chokeslams him to the mat. Kane holds the ladder for Orton. Cena shoulders Kane and hits the AA. Cena pulls Orton off the ladder and hits the AA, putting Orton down on top of Kane. Cena pulls down the titles, and wins the match.
Winner and NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion: John Cena
Hunter and Stephanie look very disappointed on the outside of the ring as Cena celebrates his 15th Championship victory.
The show ends with Cena holding his titles up, staring down Hunter and Stephanie for a bit, then holding them high for all the fans to see.
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