Bianca Belair needed a new challenger for WWE Money in the Bank
Carmela def. Alexa Bliss, Asuka, Liv Morgan and Becky Lynch earn the right to face Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair
After learning that The Judgment Day’s Rhea Ripley could not compete at WWE Money in the Bank, Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair announced a Fatal 5-Way Match to determine her new challenger at the Premium Live Event.
Each contestant showed off their arsenal, and the WWE EST, watching the ring, was impressed with what the Superstars brought.
Carmella showed no rust rings from her absence, delivering an incredible Reverse Huricanrana that sent Becky Lynch from the top rope crashing into Liv Morgan below.
Big Time Becks seemed to live up to his moniker, preparing for victory after a Manhandle Slam on Morgan, but his longtime opponent Asuka stopped her.
Carmella ended the match by pinning Morgan after a Superkick, opening her ticket to WWE Money in the Bank.
Mr. McMahon Thanked Everyone for Nearly 30 Years of Monday Night Raw
Riddle aimed to qualify for the Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Omos def. Riddle to qualify for Money in the Bank Ladder Match
After failing to win the undisputed WWE Universal Title from Roman Reigns on Friday night, Riddle had a mammoth task ahead of him to qualify for the Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
This task? None other than the 7′ 3” Nigerian giant Omos who had his mischievous MVP manager in tow. A Riddle game was up to the task, giving the colossal Omos a good run for his money.
Nothing seemed to take down the gigantic behemoth, no matter what Riddle did in Omos, including a Floating Bro.
When Riddle attempted an RKO, Omos shrugged nonchalantly and sent him away with a Toss Powerbomb to qualify.
Seth “Freakin” Rollins hit Riddle when he was down
Theory’s Pose-Down was taken down by Bobby Lashley
Angelo Dawkins def. again use
Angelo Dawkins faced the “Main Event” Jey Uso, and each contestant brought everything to the table.
Dawkins won a major victory by countering a Uso Splash with a superb Spinebuster.
Elias smashed Kevin Owens with guitar
Bobby Lashley def. Chad Gable in a Gauntlet match
After demanding a United States Championship opportunity from Theory earlier in the night, Bobby Lashley would win his match if he could defeat three Superstars.
In the first match of the Gauntlet, The All Mighty faced Chad Gable. Bobby Lashley took control early, holding Gable for almost an eternity before taking him down with a Suplex Vertical Delayed. Lashley then asked for the Spear, but Gable countered with a painful Ankle Lock.
Amidst a series of reversals and counterattacks, Lashley ended up locking the Hurt Lock, forcing Gable to submit.
Bobby Lashley def. Otis for disqualification in a Gauntlet match
Lashley’s second opponent was the dominant Otis, who immediately attacked The All Mighty after the previous match.
Otis took advantage of the opening moments, sending Lashley out and making a huge splash on the ground. Otis, who proclaimed himself “The Hammer of God”, took down Lashley but lost a splash of rope.
Lashley took advantage of this mistake and landed a bombastic Spear, nearly pinning Otis when Chad Gable rushed into the ring, attacked The All Mighty and caused the disqualification.
Bobby Lashley def. Theory in a gauntlet match
Last but not least for Bobby Lashley in the Gauntlet Match was United States Champion Theory himself.
The theory took advantage of Lashley’s depleted resistance, dominating the early stages. Theory was about to hit an A Town Down, but The All Mighty hit the champion with a cradle to victory and the United States Championship opportunity at WWE Money in the Bank.
AJ Styles timed The Miz on “Miz TV”
AJ Styles def. Ciampa
After attacking AJ Styles on “Miz TV,” Ciampa faced The Phenomenal One in a fast-paced competition.
With The Miz in the ring offering his reviews from the announce table, Styles sought to show Ciampa and The Miz why he is called Phenomenal.
Styles ended up pushing Ciampa away with the Phenomenal Forearm.
After the match, The Miz tried to take a cheap shot at Styles, but Styles was one step ahead, planting The Miz with a Styles Clash before putting on The A-Lister’s sunglasses.
Veer Mahaan promised more destruction
Asuka def. Becky Lynch Qualifies for Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Earlier in the evening, Asuka cost Becky Lynch the chance to face Bianca Belair at WWE Money in the Bank for the Raw Women’s Championship. This infuriated Big Time Becks, who wanted to make sure the Empress had no tomorrow.
The two opponents battled fiercely with a spot in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match also up for grabs, raising the stakes tremendously.
Lynch kicked off the match by attacking Asuka on stage. Asuka, however, retaliated by performing an armbar.
The Empress of Tomorrow employed great ground play, trapping Big Time Becks in a variety of holds, including an Asuka Lock between the ropes of the ring.
Asuka defeated Lynch after performing a vicious Roundhouse Kick to qualify for the Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
After another loss and a post-match tantrum, what’s next for Big Time Becks?