WWE Money in the Bank Results
July 18, 2021
Fort Worth, Texas
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
Kickoff: The Usos defeated Dominik & Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the SmackDown tag team titles.
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
A video kicks off the show highlighting the Money in the Bank Ladder Match and the numerous cash-ins through the years.
We go into the arena to see a big pyrotechnics display.
Women’s Money in the Bank Match
Alexa Bliss vs. Liv Morgan vs. Nikki A.S.H. vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Natalya vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Tamina vs. Zelina Vega vs. Naomi vs. Asuka
The bell rings, and everyone but Alexa Bliss gets out of the ring to go after a ladder. Natalya sets a ladder up at ringside. Bliss happily watches while standing on the second rope. She then gets down and skips around the ring. Bliss looks up and reaches up in the air, but Asuka hits Bliss with a German Suplex. Everyone gets in the ring and hits a move. Nikki hits Natalya with a dropkick, so Tamina superkicks her. Bliss jumps on Tamina’s back, but Tamina pulls her off and elbows her in the face. Tamina picks up a ladder and puts it over the bottom turnbuckle. Tamina then gives Bliss a guillotine catapult facefirst into the ladder. Tamina goes to set it up, but Morgan starts to climb the ladder. Vega cuts her off. Tamina avalanches Vega and Morgan in the corner. Asuka gets in the ring and confronts Tamina. They trade punches before Tamina whips her. Asuka knocks Natalya off the apron, avoids a flying ladder from Tamina, and knocks the ladder into Tamina’s face. Asuka puts the ladder over Tamina’s throat and slams it down a few times. The crowd gives her approval as Asuka starts to climb. Tamina then starts to press the ladder up, so Morgan jumps on one side to bring it back down. Morgan hits a double knee facebuster on Asuka and climbs the ladder, but Natalya knocks her down. Natalya and Morgan have a tug-of-war over the ladder. Nikki runs in, but they hit her in the midsection with the ladder. Naomi nearly meets the same fate, but she blocks it. Naomi jumps on the ladder like a platform, but Tamina brings her down with a Samoan Drop.
Vega and Asuka pull Tamina out of the ring. Vega hits Tamina with a slow-motion hurricanrana off the apron. Bliss has Morgan trapped in the corner and starts to climb the ladder. Natalya slams Bliss down on her tailbone, but Bliss just laughs before giving Natalya a drop-toe-hold into the ladder. Bliss takes Morgan down and hits a somersault senton. Bliss pulls a ladder into the middle of the ring and starts to set it up. Vega climbs the ladder, so Bliss scurries up and smiles at her. Vega looks freaked out. Bliss hypnotizes Vega to start climbing down the ladder. Natalya pulls Bliss off and powerbombs her into the ladder before slamming her on the mat. Vega tries to give Morgan a superplex, but she’s knocked onto a ladder bridge. Naomi then pulls Morgan down and powerbombs her onto Vega on the ladder bridge.
Naomi hits the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions with a double kick and a springboard stunner. Nikki runs in and attacks Naomi. Naomi slams Nikki down on a ladder in the ring before hitting a split leg drop. Naomi climbs the ladder, and the crowd roars in approval. Natalya pulls Naomi down and gets her out of the ring. Vega jumps on Natalya’s back as she climbs the ladder. Natalya continues to climb and puts a hand on the briefcase. Natalya starts to fade, so Vega reaches for the briefcase. Morgan runs up and tries for something, but they all crash and burn. It’s a melee in the ring now. Nikki is standing on the top of a ladder that was set up outside the ring. She leaps, but comes up seriously short and nearly missed them.
Bliss stops Nikki from climbing the ladder. Bliss hits Nikki with a modified Sister Abigail. Bliss climbs, but Natalya pulls her down. Natalya and Tamina throw Bliss out of the ring. Natalya sends Bliss into the barricade. Natalya and Tamina then drive a ladder into Bliss’ midsection before putting it on top of her. They then bury Bliss under a bunch of ladders. All the women join in and bury Bliss, which causes the crowd to boo. While all this is going on, Morgan gets in the ring and takes a long time to reposition the ladder in the ring. Morgan climbs, but Tamina pulls her down. Morgan hits a hurricanrana on Tamina into the corner. Natalya quickly forearms Morgan down. Natalya sets up a second ladder next to the one already set up in the ring. Morgan attacks Natalya and sends her headfirst into the ladder. A third ladder is set up in the ring. Asuka goes after Morgan, but Morgan hits an STF. Morgan climbs the ladder, but Naomi climbs on the opposite side. Tamina, Natalya, Vega, and Natalya also climb the ladders. All six women are up in the air. They’re all reaching for the briefcase, but Nikki A.S.H. just reaches up and takes it.
Winner of the 2021 Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Nikki A.S.H.
Footage is shown of the Usus winning the SmackDown Tag Team Championship from the Mysterios on the Money in the Bank Kickoff Show.
New SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos are backstage with WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. Reigns says they’re dripping in gold, but he did all the heavy lifting. Now that he gave them what they want, it’s time for them to give him what he wants. Jey Uso says he’ll be helping out, which he’s done since day one. Jimmy Uso acknowledges Reigns as the head of the table and the tribal chief. Reigns says he’s proud of them. Paul Heyman happily watches in the background.
Raw Tag Team Championship
The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) vs. AJ Styles and Omos (c’s)
AJ Styles starts against Erik, but Styles immediately tags Omos in. Erik thinks about it and tags Ivar in. The Viking Raiders try to double-team Omos, but Omos easily takes them down. Styles tags in and shoulders Ivar in the midsection a few times. Styles hits a snapmare and kicks Ivar in the back. Styles drops a knee for a one count. Ivar quickly isolates Styles in his corner and tags Erik in. Erik knees Styles in the midsection a few times as an “AJ Styles” chant fires up. Erik slams Styles down. Ivar tags in, and Erik scoop slams Ivar onto Styles for a one count. Erik tags back in. The Viking Raiders double-team Styles, and Erik picks up a near fall. Styles fights back and dropkicks Erik out of the ring. Styles dropkicks Ivar off the apron and tags Omos in. Styles charges and Omos slings Styles over the top rope to the floor onto Erik. Styles then gives him a hurricanrana! Wow!
Styles gets Erik in the ring and applies a chin lock. Erik fights up and hits a back body drop. Ivar tags in and shoulder blocks Styles down before hitting a side slam and a low cross-body block. Ivar lifts Styles, but Styles slides off. Ivar cartwheels around a strike and takes Styles down with a big clothesline for a near fall. Styles hits a jawbreaker and tags Omos in. Ivar cartwheels around Omos and hits a clothesline, but Omos doesn’t leave hits feet. Ivar comes off the second rope, but Omos catches him by the throat. Omos lifts Ivar up and hits a scoop slam. Omos avalanches Ivar in the corner before applying a nerve hold. Styles tags in and attacks Ivar. Ivar eventually makes a tag to Erik. Styles sends Erik to the corner, but Erik slingshots over him and hits a slam. Ivar tags in and avalanches Styles in the corner. Erik then slams Ivar into Styles’ face. Ivar knocks Omos off the apron. The Viking Raiders hit a German Suplex/springboard kick combo for a near fall. Styles eventually fights back at both men and tags Omos in.
Omos gets in the ring and grabs Ivar, who was climbing the top rope. Omos hits a press slam on Ivar and puts a foot on his chest to cover him, but Ivar kicks out. The Viking Raiders fight back at Omos and manage to knock him out of the ring. Erik hits Omos with a suicide dive. In the ring, Styles rolls Ivar up with a handful of tights, but Ivar kicks out. The Viking Raiders hit the Viking Experience, but Omos gets on the apron and pushes Erik into Ivar to break it up. Omos tags back in and hits a weak kick on Ivar. Omos and Erik mistime a choke bomb, which is the finish.
Winners by Pinfall and still Raw Tag Team Champions: AJ Styles and Omos
Kevin Patrick is backstage with Drew McIntyre, who got a mixed reaction from the Fort Worth crowd. McIntyre wants to hear some damn noise from the crowd, and they do indeed make noise. McIntyre sarcastically says everyone loves his storytimes and talks about how he won the Royal Rumble in Texas in 2020. Now in Texas again, he’ll win the Money in the Bank contract.
Video Package: WWE Championship
The bell rings, and MVP immediately grabs Kingston’s foot. Lashley charges, but Kingston jumps over him. Lashley quickly clotheslines Kingston down and shoulders him in the corner a few times. Lashley backs up and charges into a pendulum kick. Kingston goes for a springboard, but Lashley catches him and slams him into the corner before hitting a vicious one-armed spinebuster. Lashley press slams Kingston out of the ring. Lashley goes outside, puts Kingston on his shoulders, and runs him headfirst into the ring post. Lashley intensely walks around a bit, picks Kingston up, and drives his skull into the ring post again. Lashley gets Kingston in the ring and elbows him in the face a few times. Lashley backs up and crushes Kingston with a running elbow. Lashley hits a big flatliner and fires himself up with MVP. Lashley taunts the crowd before applying the Hurt Lock to Kingston. Kingston fights it, but Lashley hits him with a wild suplex toss. Lashley furiously grabs Kingston and hits a scary flatliner before punching away at him. Lashley murders him with a Dominator and gets fired up. Lashley hits another Dominator… and then picks Kingston up for a THIRD Dominator. Lashley applies the Hurt Lock for the absolutely dominating win.
Winner by Submission and still WWE Champion: Bobby Lashley
Video Package: Raw Women’s Championship
They lock up and give a clean break. The crowd antagonizes Flair and chants for Becky Lynch, so she flips them off. The screen blanks out for a few moments. Ripley grabs Flair and dropkicks her down. Ripley charges, but Flair drops her on the apron. Ripley pulls Flair to the apron, and they exchange strikes. Ripley lifts her up, but Flair slides off. Flair goes for a chop block, but Ripley avoids it and stomps the back. Ripley knocks her to the floor and goes for a cannonball, but Flair moves. Ripley splats on the floor. Flair dropkicks Ripley into the barricade and gets her in the ring for a one count.
Flair hits a t-bone suplex into the corner and stomps away at her. Flair applies a chin lock, but Ripley starts to fight up. Flair slams her down and clubs the back. Ripley grabs a waistlock, but Flair viciously elbows her in the face. Flair goes for the knee, but Ripley dumps her over the top rope to buy some time. Ripley then hits a cannonball to the floor. Ripley attacks Flair in the ring and knees her in the face a few times. Ripley kicks her back and hits a northern lights suplex for a two count. Flair quickly snaps Ripley off the top rope and goes for a roll-up. Ripley gets out and flips through a back suplex before hitting a German Suplex. Flair applies a Boston Crab, but Ripley powers out for a two count. They do a sloppy roll-up out of a Figure Four attempt. Flair big boots her down for a two count. Ripley soon fights back and goes for an electric chair drop. Flair counters into a roll-up attempt, but Ripley legitimately deadlifts Flair for a suplex for a near fall. That was impressive as she almost lost her a number of times on that.
Ripley chops away at Flair’s chest, but Flair just absorbs them. Flair hulks up and whips Ripley to the corner with such force that it sends her to the floor. Ripley gets on the apron, so Flair big boots her off. Flair goes to the top rope and hits a moonsault block to the floor! Flair gets her in the ring and goes for Natural Selection, but Ripley counters. Ripley applies a Prism Trap, but Flair gets out. Flair fights out of a Riptide and DDTs her down for a near fall. Flair is in shock. Flair punches away at Ripley, but Ripley responds with some punches of her own. Flair chops the chest, so Ripley elbows her. Ripley blocks a big boot, but Flair hits a back elbow and covers with her feet on the ropes. The referee catches Flair. Flair gets in the referee’s face, the same referee she attacked months ago. Ripley shoulders Flair in the corner and puts her on the top rope. Flair fights her off and dives off the top rope with Natural Selection… but Ripley kicks out!
Flair goes for a Figure Four, but Ripley pulls her back. Flair was supposed to hit her head on the bottom turnbuckle, but she misses. Flair rolls out of the ring. Ripley grabs her, but Flair drives her head into the ring post. Flair then puts Ripley’s left ankle into the ring steps and kicks it a few times. Flair gets her in the center of the ring and applies a Figure Eight for the submission victory.
Winner by Submission and new Raw Women’s Champion: Charlotte Flair
Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Kevin Owens vs. Riddle vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Ricochet vs. John Morrison vs. Big E vs. Seth Rollins vs. Drew McIntyre
I have no clue how I’m going to recap this match. Peacock is lagging and cutting in and out. It’s rampant all over for users in the United States. This is terrible.
Peacock finally stops being the worst streaming service to exist in 2021. Big E spears McIntyre off the apron and has a bad landing. Nakamura gives Kevin Owens an inverted suplex on the ladder. Corey Graves calls Owens “Kevin Steen.” Nakamura drives Morrison into the corner with the ladder. Morrison catapults over the ladder with a twisting cross-body block. The crowd loudly chants, “Johnny Drip Drip.” Morrison climbs the ladder, but Nakamura cuts him off. Nakamura applies a cross-arm breaker over the top of the ladder. Rollins knees Nakamura in the chest. Morrison and Rollins combine their collective drips and attack everyone with the ladder. Riddle is run over, and Morrison hits Riddle with an inverted rolling fireman’s carry on the ladder. Yikes.
Ricochet comes after Morrison and Rollins, but they give him a back body drop on the ladder. Owens grabs Rollins outside the ring, but Morrison kicks Owens in the face. They clear the commentary table. Owens fights back at them, but Rollins and Morrison stop him. Owens then hits a springboard moonsault block off the second rope onto the ladder held by Morrison and Rollins! Owens goes for a powerbomb on Morrison, but Rollins breaks it up. Rollins and Morrison then give Owens a suplex on the edge of the ladder! Wow!
McIntyre gets in the ring and attacks Morrison and Rollins. McIntyre beats Morrison down and lifts him up, but Rollins punches him. Rollins and Morrison take McIntyre down and lay him on a ladder on the mat. Morrison goes to the top rope and hits an impressive flip, but comes up short on McIntyre. There’s been a lot of that tonight. Rollins then hits Morrison with the ladder to dissolve the partnership. Riddle hits Rollins with an RKO. Riddle and Nakamura go at it until Drew McIntyre hits them with a double Claymore Kick. Big E goes after McIntyre, but McIntyre hits a Future Shock DDT. Ricochet charges McIntyre, but McIntyre hits him with an inverted Alabama Slam on a ladder leaning in the corner. McIntyre then wipes out all competitors with a somersault senton to the floor!
McIntyre hits Rollins with a Claymore Kick in the ring and sets the ladder up. McIntyre starts to climb, but Veer and Shanky, the associates of Jinder Mahal, pull him down. Mahal runs down and viciously beats McIntyre down with a steel chair. Veer and Shanky drag McIntyre to the back.
In the ring, Riddle climbs the ladder. Ricochet walks on the top rope and jumps to the ladder, knocking Riddle off. Ricochet climbs, but Riddle knocks the ladder over. Ricochet lands on the top rope and hits a WILD somersault plancha to the floor on the remaining competitors!
Ricochet starts to climb the ladder, but Riddle cuts him off. Rollins sets another ladder up next to them. Big E takes Rollins out and pulls Riddle down. Riddle hits Big E with an RKO, as well as Ricochet. Rollins then hits a Stomp on Riddle! Nakamura runs in and hits Rollins with the GTS. Nakamura climbs, but Morrison runs up and sprays him with the Drip Stick. Owens pulls Morrison down and hits a Stunner that sends him out of the ring. Nakamura grabs Owens, but Owens hits him with a Stunner. Owens climbs, but Ricochet pulls him down. Ricochet gets out of a Stunner, but Owens hits a Pop-up Powerbomb. Owens climbs the ladder and puts a hand on the briefcase, but Rollins cuts him off. Rollins hits a powerbomb out of the ring through a ladder bridge! WOW!
Rollins starts to climb the ladder, but Big E cuts him off. Big E climbs behind him and hits a Big Ending off the ladder! Big E climbs the ladder and takes the briefcase!
Winner of the 2021 Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Big E
Kevin Patrick finds Seth Rollins backstage, who is gasping for air. Rollins says he wasn’t good enough. This opportunity was stolen from him. Whoever wins the Universal Championship match tonight, he’s not waiting. Rollins declares that he is next in line.
Video Package: WWE Universal Championship
WWE Universal Championship
Edge vs. Roman Reigns (c) w/ Paul Heyman
The crowd starts up the dueling chants of, “Let’s go Roman/Let’s go Edge!” I missed that.
They lock up, but we get a clean break. They look out to the crowd, and the crowd applauds. They lock up, and Edge backs him to the corner and slaps Reigns in the face. Edge applies a waistlock and takes Reigns down. Reigns looks furious. Reigns sends Edge out of the ring and gets fired up. Edge gets in the ring and wrenches Reigns’ arm. Edge hits an arm breaker before wrenching the arm again. Reigns quickly forearms Edge down to his knees. Reigns starts clubbing Edge in the corner, but Edge attacks the injured arm. Edge sends him shoulder-first into the ring post and takes him down for an armbar, but Reigns rolls out of the ring to recover. Paul Heyman talks with Reigns and asks him what his father would do. Edge attacks Reigns getting in the ring and knocks him back outside. Edge charges Reigns outside the ring, but Reigns hits him with a Samoan Drop on the floor.
Reigns goes back outside and sends him head-first into the ring post. Edge barely gets in the ring to break the count-out. Reigns sends Edge out of the ring and drives him into the ring steps. Reigns gets Edge in the ring and forearms him in the face a few times. Reigns then sends him shoulder-first into the ring post. Reigns talks some trash. Reigns applies a chin lock for a long time. Edge fights up, so Reigns takes him down. Reigns hits a Drive-By Dropkick. Reigns charges, but Edge counters into a backslide pin for a near fall. They then wipe each other out with stereo big boots.
They get to their feet and go back and forth. Edge hits Reigns with an Edge-O-Matic for a near fall. Edge gets to his feet and the crowd also comes to their feet. Edge hits a clothesline and gets fired up. Reigns boots Edge back and hits the ropes. Edge attacks and hits the Impaler DDT for a near fall. Edge attacks Reigns in the corner and puts him on the top rope. Edge then slams Reigns’ face off the top of the ring post. Reigns is in the tree of woe. Edge pulls Reigns down and applies an STF. Reigns fights it, so Edge transitions to a crossface. Reigns reaches out and grabs the bottom rope to break the hold.
Edge sizes Reigns up in the corner and goes for a Spear, but Reigns counters into a guillotine attempt. Edge fights it, but Reigns cinches it back in. In a desperate move, Edge charges toward the ropes and pulls them out of the ring. Reigns gets to his feet and charges for a Spear, but Edge sidesteps him. Reigns explodes through the barricade. Edge goes around the ring and delivers a Spear on Reigns through the remaining barricade!
Edge lifts Reigns up and puts him in the ring. Reigns shoves Edge off and hits him with a Superman Punch. As Edge goes down, he takes referee Charles Robinson down with him. Reigns goes outside and rips one of the steel tubes off a chair. Reigns gets in the ring and talks trash. Reigns has a nasty welt on his temple. Reigns goes to dig the pipe into Edge’s face, but Edge fights out. Edge then applies a crossface using the steel pipe on Reigns’ mouth! The Usos make their way to the ring to help their cousin, but the Mysterios take them out. Seth Rollins then runs in and kicks Edge in the head.
Reigns takes a moment to recover and gets fired up. Reigns charges for a Spear, but Edge counters with a Spear of his own. Edge covers, but there’s somehow no referee. A referee runs down and counts, but Reigns kicks out. Edge cannot believe it. Edge sizes Reigns up, but runs over to knock Seth Rollins off the apron. Reigns then delivers a Spear to Edge for the win.
Winner by Pinfall and still WWE Universal Champion: Roman Reigns
After the match, Seth Rollins runs into the ring and viciously attacks Edge. Rollins punches and kicks away at him. Rollins goes face-to-face with Reigns. Edge attacks Rollins. They brawl into the crowd.
Reigns stands tall in the ring. Paul Heyman hands him a microphone. Reigns says the whole world can acknowledge him.
JOHN CENA’S MUSIC HITS!!!!!! The crowd goes absolutely ballistic! Cena gets in the ring and hits the ropes back and forth. Reigns looks disgusted. Cena looks at Reigns and does the “You can’t see me” taunt. Cena poses for the adoring crowd as the show comes to an end.