WWE Money in the Bank 2017
June 18, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
WWE Money in the Bank Kickoff Match: The Hype Bros vs. The Colons
Epico and Ryder starts things off. Epico applies a side headlock. Epico drops Ryder with a shoulder tackle. Epico proceeds to kick Ryder in the chest. Ryder responds with a dropkick for a one count. Ryder sends Epico to the corner. Ryder tags in Mojo. Mojo connects with the Stinger Splash. Mojo clotheslines Epico. Epico drives Mojo to the corner. Primo is tagged in. Primo lands a series of knife edge chops in the corner. Mojo starts using playing mind games with Primo. Mojo bodyslams Primo. Mojo brings Ryder back in. Ryder goes for the Broski Boot, but Epico drags Primo out of the ring. Ryder drops The Colons with a Double Basement Dropkick. Epico holds onto Ryder ankle as he was getting back into the ring. Primo connects with a leg sweep. Primo tosses Ryder out of the ring.
The Colons are cutting the ring in half. Epico applies a Single Leg Boston Crab. Ryder lands a boot across the jaw of Epico. Ryder ascends to the top turnbuckle. Epico lands another leg sweep for a two count. Epico tags in Primo. Primo continues to target the right leg of Ryder. Primo kicks Ryder in the back. Primo with a elbow drop to the injured knee of Ryder. Primo drives Ryder back first into the turnbuckles. Primo tags in Epico. Epico repeatedly drives the back of Ryder’s knee to the canvas. Epico goes for the cover, but Ryder kicks out at two. Epico goes for a suplex, but Ryder counters with the neck breaker. Mojo and Primo are tagged in. Mojo lands a series of running shoulder blocks. Mojo connects with the Stinger Splash. Primo lands a boot across the jaw of Mojo. Primo dives off the second turnbuckle, but Mojo counters with the Hyper Drive for a two count. Ryder lays out Epico with the Broski Boot. Ryder side steps Primo into the turnbuckles. Mojo connects with the Running Forearm Shot in the corner. The Hype Bros plants Primo with the Hype Ryder to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Hype Bros via Pinfall
First Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Tamina Snuka vs. Carmella w/James Ellsworth vs. Becky Lynch vs. Natalya in a Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Tamina lands a big boot to Carmella. Tamina sends Natalya back first into the barricade. Tamina is left in the ring alone with a ladder. Charlotte attacks Tamina from behind. Charlotte drops Tamina with a big boot. Natalya lays out Charlotte with the Discus Lariat. Charlotte responds with a Exploder Suplex. Tamina SuperKicks Charlotte. Tamina plants Carmella with the Samoan Drop. Tamina proceeds to SuperKick Natalya. Tamina wedges a ladder in the middle turnbuckle. Tamina catapults Natalya jaw first into the ladder. Tamina stomps on Becky’s chest in the corner. Tamina dumps a ladder onto Becky in the corner. Charlotte drop toe holds Tamina into the ladder in the corner. Natalya tosses Charlotte out of the ring. Becky throws a ladder at Tamina. Becky and Natalya engages in a tug of war over the ladder, then they proceed to attack Tamina with the ladder. Becky with a forearm that knocks Carmella off the ring apron. Natalya bodyslams Becky onto a ladder.
Natalya sets up the ladder in the middle of the ring. Natalya starts climbing up the ladder, but Charlotte is on her heels. Natalya repeatedly tries to create separation, but Charlotte counters with the Electric Chair Drop. Charlotte starts repositioning the ladder. Carmella gets Charlotte right leg trapped under one of the rungs of the ladder. Carmella repeatedly kicks Charlotte in the face. Carmella has her hands on the briefcase, but Charlotte gets back to the top of the ladder. Carmella bounces Charlotte head on the top rung of the ladder. Tamina knocks both Carmella and Charlotte off the ladder. Natalya hits Tamina in the back with a ladder. Natalya gets Becky trapped in the SharpShooter. Carmella SuperKicks Natalya. Charlotte drives Carmella head to the canvas. Natalya plants Charlotte with a Dragon Suplex.
Becky irish whips Natalya into the ladder placed in the corner. Becky follows that with a Springboard Side Kick. Becky starts climbing up the ladder, but Carmella immediately brings back to the canvas. Carmella starts ascending up the ladder, but Charlotte counters with a leg sweep. Charlotte drops Becky with a Big Boot. Tamina SuperKicks Natalya on the outside. Tamina and Charlotte are now battling for position on the ladder. Tamina connects with a headbutt which sends both of them crashing to the canvas. Charlotte Spears Tamina into the ropes. Charlotte follows that with another Spear that sends Tamina tumbling over the steel ring steps. Charlotte with a Flying Pascada onto Natalya and Tamina on the outside. Becky plants Carmella with a Delayed Powerbomb. Becky starts climbing up the ladder, but James Ellsworth sends Becky crashing face first into the ropes. Ellsworth is trying to help Carmella get back to a vertical base. Ellsworth starts scaling the ladder. Ellsworth unhinges the briefcase and tosses it to Carmella. James Ellsworth is talking smack to the referees. Ellsworth gets on the mic and declares Carmella as the winner of the match.
Winner: Carmella via James Ellsworth Tossing The Briefcase
Second Match: The Usos (c) vs. The New Day for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
Jimmy Uso and Kofi are starts things off. Jimmy applies a wrist lock. Kofi responds with a leg sweep followed by a standing splash for a one count. Jimmy drives Kofi into the corner. Jimmy tags in Jey. Jey lands a vicious right hand. Jey bodyslams Kofi. Kofi drags Jey out of the ring. Kofi tags in Big E. Big E with a running splash to Jey on the ring apron. Big E goes for the cover, but Jey’s foot was placed on the bottom rope. Big E tags in Kofi. Kofi with a running boot to the chest of Jey for a two count. Jimmy lowers the bottom rope which sends Kofi crashing to the outside. Jimmy turns Kofi inside out with a running clothesline. The Usos are cutting the ring in half. Usos suplex’s Kofi into the steel ring post. Jimmy rolls Kofi back into the ring. Jimmy applies a rear chin lock. Kofi gets back to a vertical base, but Jimmy immediately lands another right hand. Jimmy connects with a back breaker. Jimmy tags in Jey. Jey lands a flying double axe handle. The Usos continues to isolate Kofi in the corner.
Kofi tries to fight off The Usos in the corner, but again Jimmy Uso drags Kofi out of the ring. Kofi with a Double Stomp to the chest of Jey Uso. Kofi finally tags in Big E which allows to land a series of belly to belly suplex’s. Big E goes for a running splash, but Jimmy counters with the a Thrust Kick. Big E responds with a Uranage Slam for a two count. Big E goes for the Big Ending, but Jimmy gets back on his feet. Big E dumps Jimmy onto the ring apron. Big E tags in Kofi. Big E Spears Jimmy out of the ring. Kofi goes for the Trouble to Paradise, but Jimmy ducks out of the way. Jey Uso chop blocks Kofi. Jey applies a Single Leg Boston Crab.
Jimmy goes for a Suicide Dive, but Big E counters with a Belly to Belly Suplex. Jey SuperKicks Big E. Kofi plants Jey with the SOS for a two count. Kofi connects with a corner splash. Big E makes the blind tag. Jey SuperKicks Kofi. Jey goes for the Uso Splash, but Big E counters with the Big Ending for a two count. Xavier Woods hops on the ring apron to distracts The Usos. Big E clotheslines Jimmy over the top rope. Big E sends Jey to the ring apron. Big E goes for another Spear, but The Usos counters with a double knee strike. Kofi with a Trust Fall onto The Usos on the outside. New Day plants Jey with the Midnight Hour for a two count as Jimmy drags Jey out of the ring. The Usos walks to the time keepers area and gets themselves intentionally counted out.
Winner: The New Day via Countout, but still WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos
– SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan will return on this weeks SmackDown Live.
Third Match: Naomi (c) vs. Lana for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
Naomi drives Lana into the turnbuckles. Naomi lands a series of right hands. Lana attacks Naomi from behind. Lana drives Naomi head to the canvas. Naomi follows that with a leg lariat. Naomi with a running bulldog that sends Lana face first into the middle turnbuckle. Naomi goes for a flying crossbody, but Lana ducks out of the way. Lana goes for the cover, but Naomi kicks out at two. Lana bounces Naomi knee off the top rope. Lana lands a big boot which sends Naomi crashing to the outside. Lana rolls Naomi back into the ring. Lana goes for the cover, but again Naomi kicks out at two. Lana applies a rear chin lock. Lana Suplex’s Naomi into the ropes. Lana repeatedly stomps on Naomi chest.
Lana wraps Naomi knee around the bottom rope. Lana lands a swift leg lariat across the face of Naomi. Lana goes for the cover, but she only gets a two count. Lana begins to bend the right knee of Naomi. Naomi finally gets back to vertical base. Naomi lands a back elbow in the corner. Naomi with a series of leg lariat across the head of Lana. Lana chops blocks Naomi. Naomi responds with the Rear View for a two count. Naomi with a boot to the jaw of Lana. Lana plants Naomi with the Spinout SpineBuster for a two count. Carmella walks down to the ring with the Money in the Bank Briefcase. Lana goes for the cover, but Naomi kicks out at one. Lana transitions into a ground and pound attack. Lana goes for another Sitout SpineBuster, but Naomi counters with the Slay-O-Mission which forces Lana to tap out. After the match, Carmella refuses to cash in her Money in the Bank Briefcase.
Winner: Still WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion, Naomi via Submission
– Mike & Maria Kanellis makes their SmackDown Live Debut !!!!!
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– Greg Gagne, Larry The Axe Hennig, Baron Von Raschke, Sgt. Slaughter, Cowboy Bob Orton and Ric Flair are greeted before the WWE Championship Match.
Fourth Match: Jinder Mahal (c) w/The Singh Brothers vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Championship
Orton and Jinder goes into the collar and elbow tie up. Orton uppercuts Jinder. Orton is mauling Jinder in the corner. Orton ducks a clothesline from Jinder. Orton goes for the RKO, but Jinder rolls himself out of the ring. Orton connects with the Thez Press and transitions into a ground and pound attack. Orton dumps Jinder ribs first onto the top rope. Orton with the Garvin Stomp. Orton drops Jinder with a back elbow. Orton clotheslines Jinder over the top rope. Orton follows that with a running clothesline. Orton is distracted by the Singh Brothers. Orton bounces Jinder head on the announce table. Orton tosses Jinder back into the ring. Orton goes for the IEDDT, but Jinder launches Orton to the outside. Jinder lands a big right hand. Jinder follows that with a chop block. Jinder repeatedly kicks the right knee of Orton. Jinder irish whips Orton shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Jinder bounces the back of Orton knee on the ring apron. Jinder continues to target the knee of Orton. Jinder rams his knee across the jaw of Orton. Jinder with a series of Slingshot Knee Drops to the chest of Orton. The match spills to the outside. Orton headbutts Jinder. Orton connects with a back suplex that sends Jinder into the legends. Jinder regains momentum by bouncing Orton head on the announcer table.
Jinder follows with a Shin Breaker. Jinder rolls Orton back into the ring. Orton tries to fight out of the knee lock. Orton blocks a right hand from Jinder. Orton kicks Jinder in the chest. Orton connects with a Fallaway Slam. Jinder rolls out of the ring. Jinder plants Orton with a Shin Breaker on the barricade. Orton goes for RKO, but Jinder counters with a SuperKick. Jinder starts stomping on Orton chest. Jinder goes back to working on the right knee of Orton. Jinder with a knee drop to the chest. Jinder gets Orton trapped in the Figure Four Leg Lock. Orton reverses the hold, but Jinder reaches the bottom rope to create separation. Jinder repeatedly drives Orton knee to the canvas. Jinder goes for the Figure Four Leg Lock again, but Orton grabs Jinder by his hair. Orton with quick rollup for a two count. Jinder clotheslines Orton. Jinder places Orton on the top turnbuckle.
Jinder goes for a SuperPlex, but Orton counters with a headbutt that sends him crashing to the canvas. Orton sends Jinder face first to the top turnbuckle. Orton connects with the SuperPlex off the second rope for a two count. Orton and Jinder trades back and forth shots. Orton lands a series of clotheslines. Orton connects with the Powerslam. Orton plants Jinder with the IEDDT. Orton connects with the RKO for a two count as The Singh Brothers places Jinder boot on the bottom rope at the count of two. Mike Chioda ejects The Singh Brothers from ringside. The Singh Brothers starts talking smack to the St. Louis Legends. The Singh Brothers goes after Cowboy Bob Orton. Randy makes the save. Orton absolutely destroys the Singh Brothers in the ringside area. Orton Back Suplex’s Gurv onto the announce table. Orton RKO’s the other Singh Brother. Orton RKOs Gurv through the announce table. Orton gets back into the ring. Orton goes for the RKO, but Jinder counters with the Khallas to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE Champion, Jinder Mahal via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Breezango vs. The Ascension
Breeze and Viktor starts things off. Breeze lands a series of right hands. Breeze tries to fight off The Ascension in the corner. Viktor with a leaping knee strike to Breeze. Konnor goes for the cover, but Breeze kicks out at two. The Ascension continues to cut the ring in half. Viktor lands a knife edge chop. Viktor with a clubbing axe handle to back of Breeze. Viktor tags in Konnor. Konnor with a elbow drop for a two count. Konnor applies a rear chin lock.
Fandango makes the blind tag. Konnor clotheslines Breeze over the top rope. Fandango lands a series of knife edge chops. Fandango drops Konnor with a spinning leg lariat. Fandango with a flying clothesline that knocks Viktor off the ring apron. Konnor plants Fandango with a Spine Buster for a two count. Viktor repeatedly stomps on Fandango chest. Breeze knocks Konnor off the ring apron. Fandango from behind rolls Viktor up to pickup the victory.
Winner: Breezango via Pinfall
– Naomi, Jinder Mahal and the Winner of the Mens Money in the Bank Ladder Match will be joining Renee Young and Booker T on Talking Smack immediately following the conclusion of Money in the Bank.
Sixth Match: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Baron Corbin vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles in a Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Corbin attacks Nakamura from behind while he was making his entrance. Corbin drives a ladder into the sternum of Nakamura. Corbin hits Nakamura in the back with one of the hand held camera. Referees and the medical team attends to Nakamura on top of the stage. Owens and Corbin are double teaming Zayn in the corner. Styles kicks Ziggler in the gut. Zayn tosses Ziggler out of the ring. Corbin drives his knee to the gut of Styles. Zayn bounces Ziggler head on the ring apron. Owens sends Ziggler face first to the steel of the ladder. Owens lands a clubbing right hand to the gut of Ziggler. Zayn drives a ladder into the face of Owens. Ziggler bounces Styles head on the ringside barricade. Corbin and Ziggler are double teaming Styles. Zayn drops Owens with the Somersault Plancha. Corbin and Ziggler hits Styles shoulder with a ladder. Corbin drops Ziggler with a right hand. Corbin rolls a ladder into the ring. Ziggler SuperKicks Corbin. Zayn with a running right hand that knocks Ziggler off the ring apron. Owens snatches a ladder away from Zayn. Zayn drops Owens with a running clothesline. Zayn brings another ladder into the ring. Styles with a clubbing forearm to the back of Zayn. Styles dumps Zayn out of the ring. Styles goes for the Phenomenal Forearm, but Ziggler counters with a right hand. Corbin plants Ziggler with the Deep Six.
Zayn connects with the Springboard Moonsault. Owens SuperKicks Styles. Owens transitions into a ground and pound attack. Owens hits Styles with the ladder. Owens hits Ziggler and Corbin with the ladder which knocks them off the ring apron. Styles drop toe holds Owens into the ladder. Styles goes for the Styles Clash, but Owens counters with a Back BodyDrop that sends Styles crashing to the outside. Owens sets up the ladder in the middle of the ring. Owens catapults Zayn throat to the top rope. Zayn launches Owens back first into the ladder. Zayn brings a bigger ladder into the ring. Ziggler launches Zayn into a ladder that was placed in the corner. Ziggler dropkicks Zayn. Styles repositions a ladder in the middle of the ring. Styles ascends to the top of the ladder, but Corbin catches up to him. Styles tries to fend off Corbin. Now Ziggler climbs over Corbin. Ziggler knocks Styles off the ladder. Corbin sends Ziggler crashing to the canvas. Ziggler Zig Zags Corbin off the ladder. Ziggler and Styles battles for position on the ladder. Zayn is climbing the other side of the ladder. Zayn and Ziggler sends Styles crashing to the canvas. Zayn plants Ziggler with a SunsetFlip PowerBomb off the top of the ladder. Owens tries to PowerBomb Zayn on the ring apron, but Zayn blocks it. Zayn lands a boot across the jaw of Owens. Zayn plants Owens with a Release Exploder Suplex on the ring apron. Zayn starts scaling the ladder. Styles knocks Zayn off the ladder with the Phenomenal Forearm.
Corbin drags Styles out of the ring. Corbin launches Styles over the announce table. Corbin clears the spanish announce table. Styles connects with a boot to the jaw of Corbin. Styles goes for the Phenomenal Forearm off the ring apron, but Corbin counters with a ChokeSlam into a ladder. Zayn drops Corbin with the Helluva Kick. Zayn starts climbing up the ladder, but Ziggler catches up to him. Zayn kicks Ziggler out of the ring. Owens with a Low Blow to Zayn. Owens starts scaling the ladder, but Styles is holding onto Owens ankles. Styles ducks a right hand from Owens. Styles plants Owens with the Ushigoroshi off the ring apron through the ladder on the outside. Styles ascends to the top of the ladder, but Ziggler gets Styles dangling in mid-air. Styles tries to unhinge the briefcase, but unfortunately he tumbles to the canvas. Corbin sets up the ladder in the middle of the ring, but Nakamura makes his return to the match.
Corbin throws a ladder at Nakamura. Nakamura with a series of Buzzsaw Kicks to Corbin. Nakamura connects with a leg lariat. Nakamura with a Running Knee Strike in the corner. Nakamura sends Corbin crashing to the outside. Nakamura with a Kinsasha off the second turnbuckle. Nakamura follows that with another Kinsasha. Nakamura plants Zayn with a Reverse Exploder Suplex. Nakamura drops Zayn with the Kinsasha. Nakamura and Owens engages in a tug of war over the ladder. Nakamura connects with the Kinsasha to Owens. Nakamura sets up the ladder in the middle of the ring. Styles gets back into the ring. Styles and Nakamura engages in a intense stare off. Styles and Nakamura starts trading back and forth forearm shots. Styles with the Phenomenal Blitz to Nakamura. Nakamura plants Styles with the Reverse Exploder Suplex. Nakamura goes for the Kinsasha, but Styles counters with a Leaping Forearm Strike. Nakamura and Styles are battling for position on the top of the ladder. Corbin knocks Nakamura and Styles off the ladder. Corbin grabs the briefcase to pickup the victory.
Winner: Baron Corbin
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