World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus already knew the Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a World Championship Contract would mean he’d have a new No. 1 contender. Now, after the final qualifying match on Monday night’s Raw SuperShow, The Great White knows all eight interesting possibilities for whom that contender could be.
Following a series of qualifying matches that took place over the past few weeks, the competitors in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a World Championship Contract have been decided, and the field is an exciting one featuring a diverse mix of styles.
“The Intellectual Savior to the Unwashed Masses,” Damien Sandow, was the first to punch his ticket back on the June 29 edition of SmackDown. Staving off the “ignorance, mediocrity and stupidity” of fan-favorite Zack Ryder, Sandow continued his unbeaten ways, winning the most important match of his young WWE career. Will “The Enlightened One” emerge victorious in the grueling Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a World Championship Contract or is the loquacious Superstar biting off more than he can chew?
In SmackDown’s second qualifying match on June 29, Tyson Kidd picked up an upset win over a Superstar who not only previously won a Money in the Bank Ladder Match, but also successfully cashed in the contract, Jack Swagger. Pinning “The All-American American” after a back-and-forth contest, the always exciting Kidd booked himself a spot in a match where truly anything can happen.
Intercontinental Champion Christian and United States Champion Santino Marella sealed their spots in the match with a tag team victory over Cody Rhodes and David Otunga on June 29. The recently re-inspired Christian borrowed from his best friend, WWE Hall of Famer Edge, when he used a Spear to dispatch Otunga. Could either Captain Charisma or the master of The Cobra become the first dual-title holder since Ultimate Warrior?
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