Zeb Colter says that America was built on the concept of climbing the ladder to get to the next rung. It is a simple concept, but along the way, that concept was altered. That ladder has been replaced by a La-Z-Boy recliner. The hard work was traded in when the illegal immigrants were allowed to sneak across our borders. The only calluses that we will see are on the tips of the fingers from being on the computer.
Jack Swagger and Antonio Cesaro are hard working Americans and at Money in the Bank, they will sacrifice everything to climb a real ladder to get the contract that guarantees a title shot against the World Champion.
Match Number One: Dolph Ziggler versus Antonio Cesaro (with Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger)
They lock up and Cesaro backs Ziggler into the corner and he pushes Ziggler but Ziggler pushes back. They lock up again and Cesaro works on the arm and wrist, manipulating the fingers. Ziggler with a reversal into a side head lock. Cesaro sends Ziggler into the turnbuckles but Ziggler moves when Cesaro charges. Ziggler with a monkey flip followed by a side head lock take down.
Cesaro returns to the wrist lock and then he pulls Ziggler to the mat by the hair. Ziggler gets back to his feet and Ziggler with a chin lock into a side head lock. Cesaro pulls the hair and applies a side head lock of his own and he connects with a shoulder tackle. Cesaro with a punch followed by a side head lock. Cesaro with a shoulder tackle.
Cesaro blocks a hip toss but misses a clothesline. Ziggler holds on to the ropes and he struts. Cesaro charges but Ziggler moves and Ziggler with a hip toss for a near fall. Ziggler with a series of elbow drops and then he hits a delayed leaping elbow drop and he gets a near fall. Cesaro goes to the floor and he shows some frustration as he throws a Real American hissy fit.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Cesaro works on the shoulder. Cesaro with an Irish whip and Ziggler floats over and connects with an arm drag into an arm bar. Cesaro punches Ziggler but Ziggler punches Cesaro. Cesaro with a hot shot and then he stomps on Ziggler at the suggestion of Colter.
Cesaro chokes Ziggler on the ropes. Cesaro with a knee to the chest and then he punches Ziggler in the chest. Cesaro with more punches but Ziggler with a drop kick and both men are down. Cesaro with a dead lift side salto and then he leaps on the chest and gets a near fall. Cesaro with a suplex and then he gets another near fall.
Cesaro sends Ziggler into the turnbuckles and punches and kicks Ziggler. Cesaro with a running European uppercut into the corner and he gets a near fall. Cesaro with an abdominal stretch and he adds pressure to the side with a claw. Cesaro continues to contort Ziggler and he grabs the right leg to add more pressure and Ziggler screams in pain.
Ziggler with a rollup for a near fall. Ziggler with an O’Connor Roll for a near fall. Ziggler with an elbow but Cesaro with Swiss Death but Ziggler kicks out at two. Cesaro with another near fall. We go to commercial.
We are back and Cesaro with another side salto and he gets a near fall. Cesaro pushes Dolph into the corner and he connects with forearms. Cesaro with a hard Irish whip and he gets a near fall. Cesaro sends Ziggler into the corner but Ziggler moves when Cesaro charges into the corner. Ziggler with a neck breaker and he gets a near fall.
Cesaro has a kick blocked and Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall. Cesaro sends Ziggler into the turnbuckles and then he climbs to the second turnbuckle and he picks up Ziggler from the apron for a superplex. Cesaro gets a near fall. Cesaro tells Ziggler he will take him out of his misery and he applies the chin lock and he swings Ziggler around and Ziggler is able to get a near fall with a rollup.
Ziggler counters an attempt at Swiss Death and he hits a DDT. Ziggler gets a near fall. Ziggler with a splash into the corner and then he climbs the turnbuckles and punches Cesaro. Colter distracts the referee and Swagger tries to interfere but Ziggler with a clothesline. Cesaro with a European uppercut and he gets a near fall. Ziggler with a Zig Zag but Swagger pulls Ziggler out of the ring and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler (by disqualification)
Swagger applies the ankle lock but Ziggler is able to roll to his back and he sends Swagger over the ringside barrier.
Ziggler rolls back into the ring and Cesaro tries for the Gotch Style Neutralizer but Ziggler back body drops him over the top rope to the floor. Ziggler leaps over Colter using the steps and he is able to get away.
Miz and Josh talk about what happened on Raw between Mark Henry and John Cena, but who needs to talk when we have a video package.
We go to commercial.
Before our next match, Cody Rhodes has something to say. There have been countless inquiries about Money in the Bank. Cody says that they have an official statement. Damien says that they can assure the slack-jawed mouth breathers that Rhodes Scholars are a cohesive unit. They will stand victorious against the miscreants and misfits tonight and they will stand victorious at Money in the Bank.
Damien says ‘You’re Welcome’.
Match Number Two: Brodus Clay, Tensai, and Great Khali (with Cameron, Naomi, and Natalya) versus Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow, and Heath Slater (with Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal)
Cody and Tensai start things off and Rhodes avoids Tensai and then he hits Tensai and says he got one. Cody avoids Tensai again and gets another shot in on Tensai. Tensai with a punch but Cody with a kick in the corner and then he tries for a monkey flip but Tensai does not move. Tensai puts Cody in the corner and he gives Cody a monkey flip. Tensai with a splash into the corner and Cody rolls to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Clay has Sandow up for a slam but Sandow begs for mercy but Clay slams him. Cody tags back in and he punches Clay. Clay with chops to the chest and he sends Cody into Tensai’s boot. Tensai tags in and they hit a double shoulder tackle. They chop Sandow when he tries to interfere. 3MB try to distract Clay and Tensai by getting close to Cameron and Naomi. Cody tries to take advantage but he runs into an elbow from Tensai.
Sandow drops Tensai across the top rope and Cody hits Beautiful Disaster but Tensai kicks out at two. Slater tags in and he punches Tensai and connects with a series of jabs but Tensai with an uppercut. Slater with a round kick and he gets a near fall. McIntyre hits Tensai while the referee was not looking.
Sandow tags back in and he punches Tensai and kicks him followed by knees to the ribs and he gets a near fall. Sandow with knees to the chest and Tensai collapses to the mat. Sandow with the Elbow of Disdain for a near fall. Sandow with a leaping knee drop for a near fall. Sandow with a reverse chin lock. Tensai with punches to Sandow but Sandow with Edgecution and he gets a near fall.
Sandow misses a knee drop when Tensai moves. Tensai goes to the wrong corner at first but he is able to tag in Clay. Clay with clotheslines followed by a Sheeeplex to Sandow followed by splash into the corner. Rhodes pulls Sandow into their corner on an Irish whip and then Sandow tags in Slater.
Rhodes and Sandow leave while Slater argues with Sandow and Rhodes. Mahal and McIntyre continue to argue with Rhodes and Sandow as they go up the ramp. Khali tags in and he chops Slater in the head and connects with a clothesline. Khali knocks Mahal off the apron and Clay with a splash onto Mahal and McIntyre. Khali with a chop to the head and he gets the three count.
Winners: Great Khali, Tensai, and Brodus Clay
After some dancing in the ring, Miz and Josh talk about the debut of the Wyatt Family and we see a video, including what they did to Kane.
Josh and Miz mention that Kane is doubtful for the Money in the Bank match on Sunday.
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time to see what happened to Vickie Guerrero on Monday night.
We go to credits.