History of the Money in the Bank PPV Event

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Starting with WrestleMania 21 in 2005, the WWE held a match called the Money in the Bank Ladder Match. The winner of this bout would go on to earn a title shot they could cash in whenever they wanted to. The match and concept were so successful that it became a staple of WrestleMania for the next five years. When the company started rebranding their PPV events, a pay per view event dedicated to this match was added to their calendar in 2010.

Title Changes at Money in the Bank
  • 2010 - World Heavyweight Championship: Kane beat Rey Mysterio
  • 2011 - World Heavyweight Championship: Christian beat Randy Orton via DQ
  • 2011 - WWE Championship: CM Punk beat John Cena
  • 2014 - WWE World Heavyweight Championship: John Cena beat Randy Orton, Kane, Sheamus, Roman Reigns, Cesaro, Alberto Del Rio & Bray Wyatt in a Ladder Match to win the vacant title
  • 2015 - WWE Tag Team Championship: The Prime Time Players (Darren Young & Titus O'Neil) beat The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods)


Money in the Bank 2010 - Sprint Center; Kansas City, MO 7/18/10
  • SmackDown Money in the Bank Match: Kane beat Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, Christian, Cody Rhodes, Matt Hardy, Drew McIntyre, and The Big Show
  • Divas Championship: Champion Alicia Fox beat Eve Torres
  • Unified Tag Team Championship: Champions The Hart Dynasty beat Jimmy & Jey Uso
  • World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Rey Mysterio beat Jack Swagger
  • World Heavyweight Championship: Kane beat Rey Mysterio to win the title
  • Women's Championship: Champion Layla beat Kelly Kelly


  • RAW Money in the Bank Match: The Miz beat Randy Orton, Edge, Chris Jericho, John Morrison, Mark Henry, Evan Bourne, and Ted DiBiase
  • Steel Cage Match for the WWE Championship: Champion Sheamus beat John Cena

Money in the Bank 2011 - Allstate Arena; Chicago, IL 7/17/11
  • SmackDown Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Daniel Bryan beat Cody Rhodes, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Kane, Sheamus, Sin Cara, & Wade Barrett
  • Divas Championship: Champion Kelly Kelly beat Brie Bella
  • Mark Henry beat Big Show
  • RAW Money in the Bank Match: Alberto Del Rio beat Alex Riley, Evan Bourne, Jack Swagger, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, Rey Mysterio, & The Miz
  • World Heavyweight Championship: Christian beat Randy Orton by DQ to win the title
  • WWE Championship: CM Punk beat John Cena to win the title

Money in the Bank 2012 - US Airways Center; Phoenix, AZ 7/15/12
  • Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a World Heavyweight Championship Match Contract: Dolph Ziggler beat Damien Sandow, Tensai, Christian, Santino Marella, Tyson Kidd, Cody Rhodes & Sin Cara
  • World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Sheamus beat Alberto Del Rio
  • Primo and Epico beat the Titus O'Neill & Darren Young
  • No Disqualification Match for the WWE Championship Featuring AJ as the Special Guest Referee: Champion CM Punk beat Daniel Bryan
  • 2-on-1 Handicap Match: Ryback beat Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks
  • Layla, Kaitlyn, & Tamina Snuka beat Beth Phoenix, Natalya, & Eve
  • Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a WWE Championship Match Contract: John Cena beat Big Show, Miz, Kane, and Chris Jericho

Money in the Bank 2013 - Wells Fargo Center; Philadelphia, PA 7/14/13
  • World Heavyweight Championship Contract Money in the Bank Match: Damien Sandow beat Dean Ambrose, Antonio Cesaro, Jack Swagger, Fandango, Wade Barrett, and Cody Rhodes
  • Intercontinental Championship: Champion Curtis Axel beat The Miz
  • Divas Championship: Champion AJ Lee beat Kaitlyn
  • Ryback beat Chris Jericho
  • World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Alberto Del Rio beat Dolph Ziggler via DQ
  • WWE Championship: Champion John Cena beat Mark Henry
  • Money in the Bank All-Stars: Randy Orton beat Rob Van Dam, CM Punk, Sheamus, Daniel Bryan, and Christian

Money in the Bank 2014 - TD Garden; Boston, MA  2/29/14
  • WWE Tag Team Championship: Champions Jimmy & Jey Uso beat The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper & Erick Rowan)
  • Divas Championship: Champion Paige beat Naomi
  • Adam Rose beat Damien Sandow
  • Money in the Bank Contract Ladder Match: Seth Rollins beat Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, Kofi Kingston and Rob Van Dam
  • Stardust & Goldust beat Rybaxel (Ryback & Curtis Axel)
  • Rusev beat Big E
  • Layla beat Summer Rae in a match featuring Fandango as the special guest referee
  • Ladder Match for the Vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship: John Cena beat Randy Orton, Kane, Sheamus, Roman Reigns, Alberto Del Rio, Bray Wyatt, and Cesaro

Money in the Bank - Nationwide Arena  6/14/15
  • Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Sheamus beat Dolph Ziggler, Neville, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, and Roman Reigns
  • Divas Championship: Champion Nikki Bella beat Paige
  • Intercontinental Championship: Big Show beat Champion Ryback via disqualification
  • Non-title Match: United States Champion John Cena beat NXT Champion Kevin Owens
  • WWE Tag Team Championship:  The Prime Time Players (Darren Young & Titus O'Neil) won the titles from The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods)
  • Ladder Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship: Champion Seth Rollins beat Dean Ambrose
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