Rybaxel (Ryback & Curtis Axel) vs. Goldust & Stardust
Winners: Goldust & Stardust!
Best Moments/Highlights: The eccentric Stardust started the match off with Axel and landed a a nice arm drag into a dropkick maneuver. Goldust got tagged in and did some damage to Axel, which led to another tag to Stardust. Axel managed to hurry and get Ryback into the match. Stardust and Goldust pulled off a nice double team maneuver on Ryback as soon as entered the match. Goldust got taken down at one point, which then led to him getting assaulted by Rybaxel. Ryback landed his top rope splash on Goldust, which was followed by an elbow drop from Axel. Axel then locked Goldust into a stiff headlock for a while, but Goldust fought out of it. However, he was put down again with a shoulder block from Axel. Ryback landed a nice Spinebuster on Goldust at one point, but Goldust recovered and soon tagged into Stardust. Stardust launched into a series of great moves onto Rybaxel. Stardust hit his Cross Rhodes finisher on Ryback, but he managed to kick out at two. Soon Stardust got the win for his team once he rolled up Ryback after he was hit by Axel by mistake. Even after the bell rang, Axel went to beat down Stardust. In the end, Stardust and Goldust laid out Axel with a Flapjack/DDT tag team finisher. Both men then celebrated their win.
Big E vs Rusev
Best Moments/Highlights: After Lana and Rusev stated their case for Russia’s superiority over the USA, Big E made his way to the ring and shoulder blocked Rusev outside the ring. While Rusev stood outside on the ring apron, he countered Big E’s spear attempt with a knee. Rusev hopped back into the ring and landed a nice German Suplex to Big E. Rusev began controlling the match with strikes and a headlock submission hold. Rusev soon missed a big body splash attempt, which Big E capitalized on with a belly to belly suplex. Rusev got back up after a pin attempt by Big E and looked to splash him in the corner. Big E caught Rusev while he was running and dropped him. Rusev was soon on the receiving end of a comeback sequence by Big E. Then, Big E ended his 2nd spurt of energy with a huge belly to belly suplex and a successful spear through the middle ropes on Rusev. Big E looked to get the W on Rusev back in the ring, but Rusev kicked out. Big E looked to finish Rusev, but Rusev stood on the ring apron and kicked Big E out of nowhere. Rusev landed a super kick on Big E and then locked in his Accolade submission. This time, Big E began fighting back against his submission hold. But in the end, Big E was felled by Rusev’s power.
Summer Rae vs. Layla (Special Guest Referee – Fandango)
Best Moments/Highlights: Rae and Layla wasted no time tearing up each other’s beautiful physical frames. At one point, Fandango grew a bit turned on by Rae’s long legs as she tried to choke out Layla with them. As the match wore on, both women threw each other around the ring repeatedly while Fandango looked on. Layla soon got the win when she landed a nice roundhouse kick on Rae. Layla celebrated her win over Rae by landing a big kiss on Fandango.
Alberto Del Rio vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Cesaro (with Paul Heyman) vs. John Cena vs. Kane vs. Randy Orton vs. Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus (Money in the Bank Match for the Vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match)
Winner: And your new WWE World Heavyweight Champion, John Cena!
Best Moments/Highlights: The action got pretty heated as soon as the bell rang. Every man began wailing on each other as the crowd express their displeasure for Cena. Soon, Cesaro and Rio used a ladder on out down Kane. Bray even caught Cena at one point and slammed him face first into a prone ladder. Reigns hopped into the ring and put down Bray. Reigns looked to set up a ladder and climb it, but Sheamus stopped him from doing so. Kane then stopped Sheamus’ attempt, which then led to Orton entering the fray. Reigns and Sheamus smashed Kane between them while they both held ladders. They then tried to scale their ladders, but Rio and Cesaro began fighting with them to nab the briefcase. Kane returned to the match and pushed everyone off the ladders and soon began dominating his opposition. Kane then chokeslammed Cena and Rio for good measure. After Kane’s rampage, he set up a ladder and looked to help Orton win the match. However, Reigns stopped both men from completing their mission. Reigns tired his best to climb the ladder, but a now fresh Bray entered the match and laid him out. Cena got in and slammed Bray and went for his Five Knuckle Shuffle, but Cesaro stopped him with a European Uppercut. Sheamus hopped back into the ring and got locked into a battle atop a ladder while Bray looked on. Bray pushed the ladder from underneath them, which led to Cesaro and Sheamus hanging off the title belts. Soon, both men dropped to the mat. Bray landed his running senton on Sheamus right after. While Orton was moving outside of the ring, he put down Rio by shoving him into the steel ring steps. Sheamus got back into fighting shape and began working on a severely damaged Orton. Sheamus set up a ladder as a bridge between the Spanish Announce Table and the ring, but Orton tripped him and got him to land back first onto the ladder. This huge moment was followed by Orton landing a DDT while Sheamus’s feet dangled off of the ladder. In the ring, Cena and Orton began battling for old time’s sake. Orton soon made his climb up a ladder, but soon everyone made their way back in for a mad scramble to grab the belts. Kane soon laid waste to everyone except Orton, much to the pleasure of HHH and Stephanie at ringside. Sheamus managed to put down Kane and then beat down his chest with his signature punches. Sheamus then went on a rampage as he put down every man they cross his path. Sheamus dropped Cena with his Brogue Kick during his shining moments during the match. Cesaro soon made his way into the ring by using a ladder as a bridge to make his way to Sheamus’ ladder. In one amazing moment, Reigns pushed the ladder whit Cesaro and Sheamus on it. The ladder managed to stay up on an angle thanks to the ladder that Cesaro pushed through it. Cena pushed the ladder back into the middle of the ring, but he was soon put down when Bray suplexed him into the ladder’s middle portion. Kane and Orton began working together again, but Reigns stopped their teamwork by spearing Kane. Reigns soon landed a Superman Punch into both Orton and Sheamus. Reigns then began taking out everyone around him with spears, Superman Punches and running dropkicks on the ring apron. After Reigns’ rampage, him and Cena were left standing as the sole men in the ring. They battled back and forth, but Reigns landed a Spear on Cena to end the battle. Reigns soon began ascending the ladder to grab the belts, but Orton stopped him by landing his backbreaker signature move while Reigns was stuck on the ladder. Bray stopped Orton with his Sister Abigail finisher and looked to win the titles. Then all of a sudden, Rio returned to the ring and put down Bray. Sheamus then killed Rio’s chances of winning the belts when he pushed him off the ladder and knocked him out with a Brogue Kick. Right after that, Cesaro grabbed Sheamus off the ladder and landed a sick European Uppercut. Cesaro began to make his climb, but he was stopped too when he fell into an RKO off the ladder. Orton and Reigns were soon fighting their way up the ladder as Orton began bleeding. Kane eventually returned to the match and chokeslammed Reigns off the ladder. Kane looked to aid Orton’s championship retrieval chances again, but Cena returned to stop both men. After slamming Orton onto Kane with an Attitude Adjustment, Cena climbed the ladder and grabbed both titles.
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