WWE Money in the Bank 2021: Big E Secures Historic Win in His First Ever MITB Ladder Match Appearance

Published 07/18/2021, 10:35 PM EDT


After the Women’s Ladder Match opened the show, the Men’s Money in the Bank ladder match became the penultimate match. Ricochet, Seth Rollins, Drew McIntyre, Riddle, John Morrison, King Nakamura, Big E, and Kevin Owens went head to head in front of the live crowd,

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While Rick Boogs, Nakamura, and Riddle were busy in their backstage shenanigans, Kevin Owens was the first to enter the ring. Then came out Riddle (amidst a huge ‘Bro’ chant), “King” Nakamura (with Boogs), Ricochet, and John Morrison.

Big E, Seth Rollins, and Drew McIntyre were out next as the match started with a huge brawl. Amidst the turmoil, high flyers Riddle and Ricochet sent people flying off the ring.

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McIntyre and E continued to clear the ring and went at each other. McIntyre hit a suplex, but ‘The Powerhouse of Positivity‘ head-butted him through the ropes. Owens came back in the ring with a ladder, but Nakamura was ready to spoil Owens’ plans.

As Nakamura set up the ladder, John Morrison kicked off Nakamura and started to climb it. Nakamura stopped him. Morrison retaliated by poking The King’s eyes and flying onto him from the ladder.

Nakamura applied an armbar on Johnny Drip Drip on top of the ladder, but Rollins broke the hold. Rollins and Morrison both attacked Nakamura, Big E, Riddle, and Ricochet with the ladder.

Rollins and Morrison showed quite the teamwork. Kevin Owens attacked them both and hit a second rope moonsault inside the ring. But the men came through again as they drove Owen spine-first into the ladder in the ring.

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Drew McIntyre came through to break the double team. This time, Rollins attacked Morrison. Big E, Ricochet, and Riddle attacked Rollins with the latter hitting an RKO.

McIntyre came back with a Claymore and the Future Shock DDT. Ricochet tried to hit a Hurricanrana on the Scottish Warrior but was slammed onto the ladder. McIntyre took everyone outside the ring.

He set up the ladder after a Claymore to Rollins. But Jinder mahal, Shanky, and Veer dragged him out of the arena. Riddle climbed the ladder, but Ricochet tried to stop him.

Riddle responded by sending him flying from the ring, But Ricochet came back once again as both men fought on top of the ladder. Rollins climbed up another ladder, but Big E stopped him.

Chaos ensued as a brawl broke out. Nakamura climbed up a ladder, but Nakamura splashed with him with the drip. Owens hit a stunner to Nakamura and Morrison and powerbombed Ricochet to climb up.

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Rollins came back again and powerbombed him into a ladder at the ringside. Seth climbed and almost unhooked the briefcase when Big E came back and hit Rollins with the Big Ending from the ladder.

Big E finally climbed up and he won the Money in the Bank briefcase in his first-ever Money in the Bank ladder match. Let us know your reactions in the comments below.

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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