WWE 2021 Money In The Bank Results, And The Return Of John Cena.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship — The Mysterios (c) vs. The Usos: The Usos dominated the early part of the match, alternating taking the fight to both Rey and Dominik Mysterio. Result -The Usos def. The Mysterios (c) to win the titles.
Women’s Money in the Bank — Asuka vs. Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Nikki Cross vs. Liv Morgan vs. Zelina Vega vs. Natalya vs. Tamina:
There was a standard fast start for a Money in the Bank match, with everyone getting in a flurry of moves and also included Bliss trying to use her “powers” to summon the briefcase to fall to her.. Tamina was the first woman to take control of the match before slingshotting Alexa Bliss into a ladder that had been suspended in the corner. Morgan tried to run up a ladder to grab the briefcase as Tamina was carrying it. Result – Nikki A.S.H. won Money in the Bank.
Raw Tag Team Championship –AJ Styles & Omos (c) vs. The Viking Raiders: Omos was in the ring briefly in the early going before the expected tag out to Styles to carry the team’s work. Styles bounced around the ring for the power offense of the Raiders before clearing the ring and tagging in Omos, who threw Styles from the ring into a huricanrana on Erik on the outside of the ring. The Raiders would eventually take over on Styles once again before another tag to Omos to regain control of the action. The match feel right back to the same pattern, with Omos dominating only to tag Styles in to again get dominated by the challengers before Omos would get tagged back in yet again. Omos tossed Ivar with a massive press slam in one of the bigger feats of strength in the match but was eventually knocked out of the ring after Styles tagged back in. Styles took the Viking Experience, but Omos broke the pin by shoving Erik onto Ivar as he was pinning Styles. Omos tagged back in and hit the chokebomb for the win. Result – AJ Styles & Omos (c) def. The Viking Raiders to retain the titles.
WWE Championship — Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Kofi Kingston: Kingston charged hard from the opening bell but a fired up Lashley quickly overpowered him before dropping Kingston with a huge lariat. Lashley continued to dominate the early period of the match, tossing Kingston around the ring before throwing him over the top rope and to ringside with a press slam. Kingston struggled to get anything going as Lashley continued to dominate before locking Kingston in the Hurt Lock. Rather than finish the match, Lashley whipped Kingston around to hit a fallaway slam. Lashley followed up with a flatliner and a trio of dominators as the referee tried to urge him to end things. Lashley locked Kingston in the Hurt Lock again, putting Kingston to sleep Result – Bobby Lashley (c) def. Kofi Kingston to retain the title.
Raw Women’s Championship –Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Charlotte Flair: Flair gave the fans a middle finger at the start of the match, establishing herself as the heel in this somewhat confusing rivalry. Flair then started hot, knocking Ripley from the ring apron before hitting a t-bone suplex into the turnbuckle when the action returned to the ring. Result – The Queen, Charlotte Flair def. Rhea Ripley (c) to win the title.
Men’s Money in the Bank — Ricochet vs. John Morrison vs. Riddle vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Big E vs. Kevin Owens vs. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Seth Rollins: An all-out brawl got things going at the jump before Rollins and Morrison argued over who truly had “drip.” Ricochet and Riddle both came flying in on Rollins and Morrison, eventually thinning things to Big E and McIntyre in the ring. Morrison had a big highlight early moment, coming off the ladder with a twisting body block. Morrison and Rollins eventually began working together to take out other competitors, also setting up a ladder suspended between the ring apron and the commentary table. Morrison also helped Rollins hit a falcon arrow onto a ladder on Owens after Owens hit a springboard moonsault on both men. Eventually, Rollins turned on Morrison, as expected, striking him with a ladder. Result – Big E won Money in the Bank.
WWE Universal Championship –Roman Reigns (c) vs. Edge: The match started with a pair of collar and elbow ties, first with Roman shoving Edge to the corner and shoving his face and then with Edge returning the favor. After more gamesmanship, Reigns drove Edge from the ring with a big shoulder block. Reigns tried to follow up with strikes, but Edge countered and started working on the arm, driving Reigns into the ring post twice, softening him up for the crossface. Edge’s attack was finally cut off when Reigns hit a Samoan drop outside the ring. Reigns tossed Edge around ringside, smashing him into the ring steps multiple times with a methodical pace.
Reigns locked Edge in an extended chinlock, screaming that he could hold Edge in that position all night if he chose to. Edge countered a Superman punch into a backslide for a near fall, giving his first glimpse of hope since the opening of the match. After an Edgecution, Edge again nearly scored the win, finally building momentum against the champ. Edge locked in the crossface but Reigns was able to escape by grabbing the bottom rope. Reigns then countered a spear attempt by locking in a guillotine choke. Result – Roman Reigns (c) def. Edge to retain the title.