Inside Pulse’s WWE Money In The Bank 2012 Live Coverage Report

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R-Truth & Kofi Kingston defeated Hunico & Camacho in the pre-show.

World Heavyweight Championship Money in the Bank Match
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) vs. Damian Sandow vs. Santino Marella vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Tyson Kidd vs. Sin Cara vs. Tensai (w/ Sakamoto) vs. Christian

Melee to start, as Tensai dominates. Tensai quickly gets 2 ladders. Christian & Kidd team up to take out Tensai. Christian climbs the ladder, Santino meets him at the top, and they duke it out. Kidd joins them at the top of a ladder, but Sandow comes in dumps the ladder. Sandow tries to climb the ladder, but Ziggler drop kicks him off. Cody gets in the ring, and they square off. Cara in, Cody back body drops him into a drop kick on Ziggler. Cara goes for the C4 off the top rope, but it is botched. Cara seems pretty shaken up. Kidd enters and tosses Cara out. Cody tries to hit the Disaster Kick, but Kidd ducks it and Cody hits Sandow. Kidd climbs the ladder, but Tensai comes in and takes him down. Santino tries to sneak in and climb up the ladder, but Tensai power bombs him off. Tensai then tries to power bomb Kidd, but Kidd turns it into leg scissors and both men fall to the floor. Sandow in, all by himself, and he climbs the ladder. Christian comes in and stops him. Christian goes for a spear, but Sandow kicks him in the face. Tensai back in and clears house. Tensai on his way up the ladder, but Kidd springboards to the ladder, only for Tensai to knock him off. Christian and Santino pull Tensai down, and beat him down with a ladder. Santino then turns on Christian, hip tossing him out of the ring. Ziggler tries to get to Santino, but Santino with a hip toss, running headbutt, then the Cobra takes out Ziggler. Santino takes a long time to get up the ladder, and Sandow meets him towards the top, only to receive a Cobra. Cody drops kicks Santino off the ladder, and Cody makes his way up the ladder. Vickie Guerrero climbs in and gets on the ladder to distract Cody, and Ziggler enters with a Zigzag from the ladder. Ziggler climbs the ladder, but Christian is there to stop him. Sandow gets on the ladder too. Kidd see-saws the ladder from the ropes, and turns it into a powerbomb to take out Ziggler. Christian hits Sandow in the head with a ladder, and then they both go over the top rope. On the floor Tensai lays a ladder across the ring & announce table. Tensai then power bombs Cara on the ladder. Ziggler tries to jump Tensai, but Tensai launches him head over heels into the announcer chairs. Cody then comes in and hits Tensai with 2 disaster kicks. Cody goes to climb the ladder, but Christian spears him off! Santino tries next, but he & Christian fight at the top. Ziggler is trying to get back in the ring. Christian slams Santino’s head in the ladder and shoves him off. Christian trying to get the case, but Ziggler bolts up the ladder, shoving Christian off and taking down the briefcase!
Winner – Dolph Ziggler

Josh Matthews is with Sheamus. Sheamus says he likes driving a clunker, and doesn’t care about Del Rio’s car. It’s a very confusing promo.

Back in the arena, The Miz is introduced. Miz comes out in a suit, and says that he has been gone filming a movie. He says that he is tired of being overlooked, and he will take matters into his own hands. He is here to enter the WWE Title Money in the Bank match.

World Heavyweight Championship
Sheamus (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez)

Plenty of back and forth action to start. Del Rio works over Sheamus’s left arm that was injured on SD. The match is very slow and plodding. Del Rio keeps working on the arm, Sheamus gets a few quick moves in, but Del Rio gets back in control and continues on the arm. Sheamus pus Del Rio on the apron, and hits his clubbing shots to the chest. Del Rio still on the apron, and Sheamus attacks again, but Del Rio grabs his arm and pull it over the top rope. Del Rio charges, but Sheamus turns it into the Irish Curse backbreaker for 2. Sheamus lines up for the Brogue Kick, but Del Rio moves, hits a variation of the Backstabber, but only gets 2. Sheamus is slow to get up in the corner, and Del Rio goes for a running enzaguri, but Sheamus ducks it, hits White Noise, then the Brogue Kick for the pin.
Winner and Still Champion – Sheamus

Ricardo & Del Rio jump Sheamus after the match, crowd is chanting ‘We Went Ziggler’. AND HERE HE COMES!! Ziggler is going to cash in, but Del Rio distracts him before he can hand over the brief case. Ziggler hits Del Rio in the head with the case, and Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick before the bell can ring, and the match did not happen.

Recap of Matthews with Daniel Bryan interview from the pre-show. He says that AJ is his future fiancé. The slap AJ gave him was out of passion, and he will leave with the title & with AJ.

Kofi Kingston & R-Truth come down to ringside for the next match.

Tag Team Match
Primetime Players (w/ AW) vs. Primo & Epico (w/ Rosa)

AW is on the mic at ringside. The Colon’s have control of the start of the match. PTP take over and start to overpower. AW & Rosa get into it at ringside, and Rosa starts the dance, which is clearly the best part of the match. Primo goes for a springboard, but Young catches him into his Gutbuster. Young takes his time to cover, and Primo is able to roll him up for the win.
Winners – Primo & Epico

PTP confront Kofi & Truth at the table. Truth tosses water in AW’s face, and the PTP need to hold AW back.

Recap of the Bryan/AJ/Punk drama.

Striker is with AJ, who is in the classic woman’s referee tank top, made famous by Trish Stratus. He wonders if she can call a fair match. She says that she doesn’t if to kiss, hug, or hurt either of them at any given time.

No Disqualifications WWE Championship Match
Special Guest Referee: AJ
CM Punk (c) vs. Daniel Bryan

Big pop when they billed Punk from Chicago, Phoenix is a huge Chicago transplant area. To top it off, Punk is wearing his Chicago flag color tights. Bryan has some new ring gear too, has army green with a maroon logo. Back & forth action, with AJ keeps her distance form them. They fight up aisle way, and Punk brings Bryan back to the ring, and rolls him in. After Punk gets in the ring, Bryan pushes him into the ropes, right where AJ is getting back in, and AJ goes flying to the floor. Other refs & a trainer come out to check on her. They bring AJ to the back, and we have a replacement. Bryan takes over the match as Punk was distracted with AJ getting hurt. Bryan hits the running knee from the apron to the floor! Bryan gets a kendo stick. They fight over it for a while, but Bryan eventually gets full control, and mauls Punk with it. Bryan with a snap suplex, then goes for the Swandive headbutt off the top, but Punk moves. Punk lights up, and hits a series of quick strikes, then a neckbreaker for 2. Punk sends Bryan to the corner, then hits the high knee, and goes for a bulldog, but Bryan slips out, only for Punk to hit a power slam for 2. Punk signals for naptime, but Bryan slides through, goes for the Yes Lock, but Punk fights it off, gets Bryan back on his shoulders, and goes for the GTS again, only for Bryan to turn it into a hurracanranna for 2. Bryan then slaps Punk again with the kendo stick, and locks on the Surfboard. Punk is able to slide out, grab the kendo and give Bryan a big beat down with the kendo, only to get a 2 count. Punk goes to the top rope, but Bryan is up, and meets him at the top of the turnbuckle, and hits Punk with a SUPERplex. At this point, AJ makes her way back to the ring, and sends the replacement ref packing. AJ then skips around the ring, then slides out and gets a chair from under the ring. AJ back in the ring with the chair, and puts it in the middle of the ring, inbetween Punk & Bryan. Bryan gets to it first, and hits Punk, but only gets a 2 count. Bryan then kicks the hell out of Punk’s chest. AJ looks disgusted. Punk gets free, and hits Bryan with the chair. Punk wedges the chair in the corner, and goes to toss Bryan into it, but AJ gets in the way and won’t move. Punk is arguing, and Bryan drop kicks him into the corner after AJ moves. Bryan then goes back to the kendo, but AJ steps on it, and won’t let Bryan pick it up. Punk kicks Bryan in the back of the head, and then body slams him on the chair. Punk goes for an Elbow off the top, but Bryan moves, and Punk elbows the chair. Bryan then locks in the Yes Lock, using the kendo. Punk is about to tap, but he wiggles out and hits the GTS. Punk is slow to cover and only gets the 2 count. Punk gets a table in the ring, lays Bryan on it, and looks for another Elbow off the top. Bryan goes up to stop him, and looks for a SUPERplex, but Punk slides through, and Bryan is crotched on the top rope. Punk then climbs back up and hits a Back SUPERplex though the table, and gets the pin!
Winner and Still Champion – CM Punk

Punk ignores AJ after the bell. King speculates that AJ is upset that she didn’t factor in the fall.

Commercial for Tout.

2-on-1 Handicap Match
Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks vs. Ryback

Hawkins & Reks have to tag in and out. Ryback overpowers both men individually. Very loud Goldberg chants. Hawkins & Reks actually get some double team offense in. However Ryback takes Hawkins out of the ring, and then hits Reks Shellshocked for the pin.
Winner – Ryback

RAW 1000 Moment: Jericho’s debut

Diva’s Tag Team Match
Layla, Tamina Snuka & Kaitlyn vs. Beth Phoenix, Natalya, & Eve Torres

Kaitlyn gets the majority of the time in the ring, and gets some good offense in. Natalya breaks up a pin attempt from Layla on Beth, and Kaitlyn takes her out. Eve & Tamina fall to the floor, and Layla rolls up Beth for the pin.
Winners – Layla, Tamina & Kaitlyn

Shots from outside of the building while they set up for the main event.

WWE Championships Money in the Bank Match
Kane vs. Chris Jericho vs. The Big Show vs. The Miz vs. John Cena

Show gets tossed from the ring right away. Miz quickly tries to climb the ladder, but Cena stops him. Show back in, takes both Cena & Miz out of the ring. Show takes out Kane, then slaps a diving Miz out of the sky. Jericho is in, gives Show a Codebreaker, followed by a DDT from Miz, then a big boot from Kane sends Show to the floor. Cena then AA’s Show through the Spanish announce table, and the rest of the competitors pile ladders on top of him. Each of the other 4 take turns trying to get up the ladder, but being stopped. Miz is laid out on a table, and Cena AA’s Kane on top of him. Jericho comes in and tosses a ladder in Cena’s face. Jericho then climbs up a ladder, but Show fights his way through the pile of ladders, and stops Jericho by breaking the ladder in half that he’s on. Show keeps Kane & Miz out of the ring by hitting them with ladders. He then sends Cena back to the floor. Show then tosses all the ladders out of the ring, and gets his special reinforced ladder. He slowly climbs it, but Kane makes his way up. They go back and forth a bit, and then Show hits the WMD, sending Kane back down to the ring. Jericho comes in with a chair, finally brings Show down. Jericho & Cena climb the super ladder, and they fight at the top. Cena goes for a AA on the top, but Jericho slides though and locks on a Sleeper. Cena is trying to reach the briefcase still, but he finally passes out, and Jericho shoves him off to the floor. Jericho has the cable unhooked, but Miz flies up the stops him. They fight back and forth, and Jericho swings on the cable. Show makes his way back up, WMD on Jericho, WMD on Miz. Cena climbs back up, and Show goes for the WMD on Cena, but Cena blocks it with the MITB case, then hits Show a few times with the still hanging case. The case handle breaks off while he’s hitting Show, and Cena wins the match.
Winner – John Cena

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