WWE Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Matt Riddle Pins Drew McIntyre, Randy Orton Fails to Qualify, and More

Published 06/22/2021, 12:52 AM EDT


WWE Monday Night Raw: June 21st, 2021 featured Money in the Bank qualifier matches. Both the divisions had the matches, and it’s likely there will be more qualifier matches in the next episode as well.

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Money in the Bank qualifier matches on WWE Raw

Drew McIntyre vs Matt Riddle

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The Scottish Warrior suffered a loss at the hands of Bobby Lashley at Hell in a Cell and could have used this opportunity to ease some of the bitter feelings. Unfortunately, The Original Bro has become extremely skilled in the ring, and wrestling top guys on the roster doesn’t scare him.

Even though Drew McIntyre tried his level best to win, Riddle pinned him to secure the win and qualify for the Money in the Bank ladder match.

Randy Orton vs John Morrison

The Viper had his chance to show the WWE Universe why he should be in the Money in the Bank ladder match. However, there were too many distractions ring side, which did not help Orton’s cause.

First, The Miz was constantly trying to distract Orton from attacking John Morrison. Secondly, Matt Riddle arrived to help The Viper but ended up distracting him further, which helped John Morrison secure the win and qualify for the ladder match.

AJ Styles vs Ricochet

Ricochet had been suffering consecutive losses at WWE, and a win would put him back on track. Therefore, he channelled his inner Superstar and overpowered AJ Styles to qualify for the Money in the Bank ladder match.

Asuka & Naomi vs Eva Marie & Piper Riven

Even though Piper Riven defeated Naomi when she debuted on WWE Raw, but she couldn’t keep up the winning streak.

Asuka and Naomi defeated Riven and Naomi to become qualifiers for the Money in the Bank Ladder match.

Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross vs Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler

The Bliss & Cross proved to be quite the challenge for the former WWE Women’s tag team champions. Even though Jax and Baszler tried, Bliss and Cross dominated them, emerged victorious, and headed for the Money in the Bank ladder match.

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Other matches announced for WWE Money in the Bank

Charlotte Flair will go up against WWE Raw Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley at Money in the Bank.

Kofi Kingston will go up against WWE Champion Bobby Lashley at Money in the Bank.

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A triple threat match between Drew McIntyre, Randy Orton, and AJ Styles to give all three a second chance to qualify for the Money in the Bank ladder match.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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