WWE Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Raw MITB Ladder Match
Competing in the Raw Money in the Bank ladder match are: John Morrison, Evan Bourne, Ted Dibiase, Randy Orton, The Miz, Chris Jericho, Edge and Mark Henry.
In the late stages of the Raw ladder match, Bourne got up and had his hands on the briefcase. However, Chris Jericho was able to get up the ladder to interfere. Bourne punched Jericho off several times. Jericho was persistent though and eventually hit Bourne with the case to send him off the ladder. Edge went up the ladder next, since Jericho couldn’t grab the swining case. Randy Orton got into the ring and was able to RKO Jericho off the ladder, then tossed Edge off the ladder next. Orton seemed to have the briefcase in his sights. The Miz re-entered the ring though and quickly shoved Orton off the ladder. From there, Miz climbed up, unhooked the swinging briefcase and won the match.
Winner: The Miz wins the Raw MITB Ladder match to get a future WWE Championship match at his choosing.
Smackdown MITB Ladder Match
Competing in the Smackdown Money in the Bank ladder match are: Big Show, Christian, Dashing Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, Kane, Kofi Kingston and Matt Hardy.
The Smackdown MITB opened the PPV with all eight scheduled superstars participating. At one point, Kofi Kingston hit his double Boom leg drop from off a ladder onto Drew McIntyre on the announce table. In another spot, Big Show was able to get his specially-built reinforced double ladder set up in the ring. However, Cody Rhodes attacked from behind to prevent Show’s climb. From there, Ziggler came in and got Rhodes with the Electric Chair to slam him down.
Towards the end of the thrilling first match, Christian and Matt Hardy were both moving up the ladder. The two competitors fought with each other and eventually knocked themselves off together. Drew McIntyre got up from outside the ring and slid into the ring. Drew seemed to have the advantage as he was halfway up the ladder. However, the Big Red Monster got back into the ring. Kane climbed up after McIntyre and shoved him off the ladder, then climbed up and pulled down the briefcase to win the match.
Winner: Kane wins the Smackdown MITB briefcase with future World Championship contract.