Money In The Bank 2016 Review

While the Big 4 PPVs in WWE have historically been WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, SummerSlam and Survivor Series, Money In The Bank has become so iconic and historic with quality matches, year in and year out, that you may as well include it as one of the BIG ones.

This year's edition looks to continue the streak of amazing Money In The Bank PPVs, as we have a stacked card featuring matches that are WrestleMania caliber, including a matchup pitting arguably the 2 best wrestlers of the past decade in a dream match no one thought would ever come to fruition. And that's not even the main event.

WWE Network Kickoff Show:

-Golden Truth (Goldust and R-Truth) vs. Breezango (Tyler Breeze and Fandango) in a Tag Team Match

-The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto and Sin Cara) vs. The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) in a Tag Team Match

Main Card:

-Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin in a Singles Match

-Apollo Crews vs. Sheamus in a Singles Match

-Charlotte and Dana Brooke vs. Natalya and Becky Lynch in a Tag Team Match

-The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston and/or Xavier Woods) (c) vs. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows vs. Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs. The Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch) in a Fatal 4-Way Tag Team Match for the WWE Tag Team Championship

-Rusev (c) (with Lana) vs. Titus O'Neil in a Singles Match for the WWE United States Championship

-Kevin Owens vs. Cesaro vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Sami Zayn vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Chris Jericho in a Money in the Bank ladder match for a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match contract

-John Cena vs. AJ Styles in a Singles Match

-Roman Reigns (c) vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship


The New Day (c) vs. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows vs. Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs. The Vaudevillains - WWE Tag Team Championship

Good choice for opener, it's nice to see the WWE have enough charismatic talent to open the show and get the crowd going without having to resort to the Money in the Bank Ladder Match.

This was a solid matchup with some fun spots and an interesting dynamic as only two people were in the ring at a time, with anybody being able to tag in. All 8 men ended up in the ring at some point that saw the faces clear the ring as they faced off in what's looking to be the match they want to go with for SummerSlam - if they listen to the fans, anyway.

The whole affair was marred by a sloppy finish, but New Day retained and are looking to break the record for most days holding the Tag Titles (currently held by Paul London and Brian Kendrick. Remember them?)

Match Rating: 7/10

Winner: The New Day

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