The 1100th episode of Raw kicked off with Stephanie McMahon out to address the WWE universe. One of the principle owners of the WWE talked about gross negligence and when people can't even perform the simplest task. Obviously talking about Vickie Guerrero who she then called out.

Vickie said it was great to see Stephanie was feeling better and then told Steph that she knew Roman Reigns was the person who put something into her coffee.

Steph said Roman Reigns being allowed into the Battle Royal was her biggest failure because he went on to win the Battle Royal he shouldn't have been a part of and will now be fighting for the title at Money in the Bank.

Vickie said it wont happen again and Steph said she's damn right she wont, she brought up Eddie and said she had been riding his coat tails for nine years. Steph tried to tell Vickie she was fired but Vickie stopped her and said she would do anything even beg.

Vickie was then forced to beg on her knees and Stephanie told her she was pathetic. Steph gave her two options, either she fires her tonight or she remains GM of Smackdown if she wins her match tonight. Her opponent is Stephanie. Vickie then told her that she accepts the match.

Jimmy Uso v Luke Harper

Harper went straight for Jimmy in the opening exchanges as he knocked him down with the upper cuts and stomps, before Jimmy fought back with a super kick to the face for a near fall.

Rowan tried to distract Jimmy but Jey took him out at ringside and Harper hit his thunderous clothesline off the distraction for the win.

After the match Jey took the mic and told Rowan to get back in the ring, the Wyatts came back down the ramp and Jey jumped out of the ring on top of the two.

Jey Uso v Erick Rowan

When Raw returned Erick was all over Jey and hit a fall away slam on one half of the tag team champions. Jey moved and Erick went shoulder first into the post and Jey took out Harper at ringside and hit the splash for the win.

After the match Harper and Rowan beat down The Usos and threw them out of the ring and into the steel steps before delivering a thunderous clothesline and lifting the tag team championships.

Bray then appeared on the big screen and said how proud of them he was, he said soon they will all see him climb that ladder and bring in a new era when he becomes champion at Money in the Bank.

We are then shown an advertisement to say that former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan will be in attendance of the Money in the Bank kick off show.

Naomi vs Alicia Fox

Divas Champion Paige was first out to commentary, followed instantly by Alicia Fox. Naomi was accompanied to the ring by team mate Cameron who then joined Paige on commentary.

Naomi immediately went for a quick pin followed by a drop kick and an arm drag. A head scissors take down soon took Alicia out of the ring. They began to brawl outside the ring before Alicia pulled Naomi off the ring apron by her hair. Alicia then delivered a tilt a whirl back-breaker for a near fall.

Alicia hit a northern lights suplex while Paige and Cameron continued to bicker about the future of the Divas title at ringside. Alicia then dropped Naomi from the ring. Naomi countered a move from Alicia for the pin.

After the match Paige and Naomi stared each other down. Paige then shook hands with Naomi as the held the title proud.

There was a backstage segment with Sheamus and Roman Reigns. They continued to hype up the ladder match at Money in the Bank. Roman said that Sheamus should believe in Roman Reigns.

Bo Dallas vs Titus O'Neil

Before the match Bo Dallas talked about Tituses recent loss to Adam Rose.

Bo hit a drop kick and went for a splash but Titus hit a back breaker before tossing Bo aside. Titus then hit chops to Bo's chest in the corner of the ring before Bo reversed in to the running Bo Dog for the pin.

After the match Bo taunted Titus about his loss before Titus knocked the mic from his hand.

Money in the Bank Contract Match announcement.

Triple H then headed to the ring to announce the participants of the Money in the Bank contract ladder match. The COO talked about what was best for business and that all of the participants that he was going to announce were best for business. He then named:

Kofi Kingston, Jack Swagger, Dolph Ziggler, Rob Van Dam and Bad News Barrett as the participants for this contract match. Triple H then joked about Rob Van Damn as his favourite before announcing that he was backing Seth Rollins who then made his way to the ring.

He shook hands with Triple H before addressing the 'You Sold Out' chants, He said that the WWE should be thanking him for all of The Shield's success. He then did impressions of Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns before claiming he had the right to destroy The Shield because he created them. Then he talked about this Sunday's match and said he would win before he got interrupted by Rob Van Dam.

Rob said that he didn't feel like he was being taken seriously, Seth joked that he would take him seriously if it was still 2005. Rob bought up his former Money in the Bank win and former WWE title win before saying Triple H remembers him crushing his throat at the first Elimination Chamber. Rob then said 'It's lame to brag about the past' before demanding a match with Seth Rollins. Triple H called for a referee and santioned the match

Seth Rollins vs Rob Van Dam.

Seth went straight after Rob but Rob fought back with kicks to the face and a monkey flip. He then knocked Seth from the ring and flew out after him before moonsaulting off the apron on to him. Raw returned with Seth in control. Seth hit three suplex's for a near fall.

RVD hit an arm drag before getting a near fall of the scissor pin. Rob then went for rolling thunder and Seth tried to reverse but he got a heel kick to the jaw followed by rolling thunder, RVD then went for the five star frog splash but Seth knocked him off. RVD countered in to a DDT before going for the splash again but Seth moved.

Seth then got viscous and hit a turn-buckle power-bomb followed by peace of mind but the pin attempt was interrupted by Dean Ambrose who threw Seth from the ring and over in to the time keepers area before continuing the beat down on Seth before referees tore them apart but Ambrose fought his way back through before hitting a clothes line of the announce table to take Seth down before referees eventually dragged the pair apart. Dean then rolled in to the ring with a microphone. He talked about how he should be in the Money in the Bank ladder match. He said he was still going to be there to attack Seth Rollins and to take the briefcase and to screw up the entire paper view. He said he was coming to Money in the Bank and he wasn't there to play nice.

BACKSTAGE: Vickie Guerrero was shown getting ready for her match.

BACKSTAGE Seth and Triple H were talking backstage and Seth said Dean would screw him over at Money in the Bank so he has to put Dean in the Ladder match, he said he needed him where he could see him. He said he wanted to see the look on Dean's face when he's the one standing on the ladder with contract in his hands. Seth said he's got this so Triple H said Dean will be in the match.

Bad News Barrett v Dolph Ziggler (Intercontinental championship match)

Before the match Barrett said he had some bad news, he was going to beat Dolph tonight and on Sunday and he would be forced to change his name just like their constantly losing NFL team.

Barrett went after Ziggler but he hit a drop kick for a near fall, Barrett then went aggressive on Dolph and knocked him from the ring, but Dolph fought black by taking Barrett down with a cross body before going for the Famouser but Barrett hit Winds of Change for a near fall of his own.

Barrett then went for Wasteland but Dolph hit the ZigZag and Barrett rolled out of the ring before Ziggler could cover him. Dolph was still on top when Raw returned but Barrett switched momentum by launching Dolph out of the ring and delivering the elbow off the apron.

Dolph then hit a face plant off the top rope for a two count, but Barrett hit Wasteland for a two count of his own, Barrett went for the BullHammer but Dolph moved and hit the Famouser but Barrett kicked out at two.

Ziggler went for a quick pin but Barrett hit the BullHammer out of nowhere for the win.

BACKSTAGE: Vickie Guerrero was with Renee Young who told her she knew she wasn't the most beloved person in WWE but she has been the Authority's doormat for a long time and tonight she is taking her dignity back and she has no regrets. Randy Orton then interrupted and told her she should regret putting Roman in that Battle Royal because she is going to get everything she deserves tonight.

Vickie Guerrero v Stephanie McMahon

Vickie headed to the ring to Eddie Guererro's music for her match against one of the principle owners of the company. Stephanie then came to the top of the ramp and said there match wasn't going to take place in the ring it was going to take place in a foul smelling brown liquid that was near the top of the stage.

Steph said the first person in the pool loses the match, and when Vickie does lose she will be fired, Layla, Rosa and Alicia then came out and surrounded Vickie who ran from the ring and up the ramp. The Divas followed and took her over to the liquid but she knocked Rosa, Layla and Alicia in but Stephanie pushed Vickie in from behind before chanting Yes Yes Yes and telling Vickie she was fired.

Steph then began singing to Vickie but Vickie crawled out of the pool and pushed Stephanie in before walking away and doing Eddie's shimmy at the top of the ramp.

BACKSTAGE: Goldust talked about Cody Rhodes and how he is not Stardust before the man in question joined them singing “when you wish upon a star” before Goldust announced that he was now the normal one.

Jack Swagger v Kofi Kingston

Two of the participants for Sunday's contract ladder match faced off and Kofi gained the upper hand through a few kicks before Swagger knocked him down.

Kofi hit an elbow to the jaw but Swagger took him to the corner and hit the knees to the mid-section before he hit a boot to the face for a near fall. Swagger then hit the Swagger Bomb for another near fall.

Kofi hit a boot to the face followed by a unique take-down and a drop kick, Kofi then went for a quick roll up before Swagger locked in The Patriot Lock for the win.

It was then announced that Paige will face Naomi at Money in the Bank for the Divas Championship.

BACKSTAGE: Alberto Del Rio was with Renee and he said he was undefeated in the Money in the Bank ladder match and this Sunday he will be walking out the New World Champion. Cesaro and Heyman interrupted, Heyman talked about Brock and Wrestlemania again and said Cesaro will climb the ladder this Sunday and become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

Del Rio then asked Cesaro if he could talk or if he was just a puppet, Cesaro said he would talk to him but he only speaks five languages and none of them are loser.
Damien Sandow was in the ring when Raw returned and he was dressed like Abraham Lincoln, he said he was the master of his own destiny and Big E then interrupted.


Big E v Damien Sandow

Big E made quick work of Sandow and hit the Big Ending for the win.

After the match Big E talked about America and was interrupted by Lana who called him foolish and Rusev ambushed Big E from behind, he man handled Big E and kicked him in the face before he locked in the Accolade.

BACKSTAGE: Renee was with John Cena who talked about tonight's main event, he said on Sunday he will be the new world champion, he said the people he fight with tonight become his enemies on Sunday.

He said there was only one guarantee and that is that this Sunday there will be a new World Champion.

John Cena, Sheamus, Roman Reigns v Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Cesaro and Alberto Del Rio

In a rematch from Friday Night Smackdown, the main event pitted all seven participants for Sundays Money in the Bank ladder match against each other in a four on three handicap match.

Randy Orton and John Cena started the match up with The Viper taking the upper-hand, Cena fought back with a shoulder block, before he tagged in Sheamus.

The Irishman hit punches to Orton before he tagged Cena in again, this time Randy took the advantage and tagged in Del Rio who was hit with a Bulldog. Cesaro then got the tag and hit Cena with a back breaker before he tagged in Bray.

Wyatt locked Cena in the corner before delivering a suplex for a near fall before he hit a side slam on the former Champion.

Raw returned with Del Rio on top over Cena after he hit a DDT for a two count, Cesaro then got the tag and got the swing on Cena. Cena countered into a submission but Cena countered and Cesaro went for the Neutralizer but Cena hit the back body drop and tagged in Reigns who cleared the ring and bounced Orton off the announce table before hitting his kick on Del Rio.

Bray got the tag and threw himself into Reigns and tagged in Cesaro who threw Reigns across the ring, Orton then tagged himself in and Sheamus got the tag and hit ten beats of the Bourin on Cesaro and went for the rolling senton but Cesaro countered. Orton hit a backbreaker on Sheamus before Cena hit the AA on Orton, and Del Rio tried to hit the Cross arm breaker on Cena but Cena hit the AA and Shemaus hit the Brogue Kick on Cesaro for the win.

After the match Kane's music hit and he headed to the ring and took out Roman Reigns before knocking Cena and chokeslamming Sheamus, Del Rio and Cena.

Triple H's music hit and he came to the top of the ramp to announce Kane as the eighth paricitpant in Sunday's ladder match. Roman Reigns speared Kane as he celebrated before staring down with Triple H as Raw went off the air.

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