After getting extreme at Extreme Rules PPV, the attention now moves to Money In the Bank Pay-Per-View which is scheduled next month. The MITB is one of the featured PPV of WWE which has a tag line : “Winner is guaranteed WWE championship.”
Money in the Bank is old PPV first held in 2005. The PPV features a ladder match where around seven people compete for the MITB briefcase. The briefcase holds the contract which gives winner a chance to get hands once on WWE championship anywhere anytime before next MITB. Till now, only Cena and Sandow have failed to cash in the briefcase successfully.
On Monday night Raw, 5 contenders were selected for this match. Five matches were contested where winner qualifies for MITB. The five superstars who qualified for MITB are – Sami Zayn who defeated Sheamus who was 2015 MITB winner, Cesaro defeated Miz who won MITB in 2010, Chris Jericho defeated Apollo Crews, Dean Ambrose defeated 2012 winner Dolph Ziggler, and Kevin Owens defeated AJ Styles.
As per WWE Raw graphics, seven men will participate in MITB 2016. So two vacancies are there which will be filled in upcoming shows.
Another match was confirmed on Monday Night Raw. The main event for WWE Championship will be between Roman Reigns vs Seth Rollins who made a surprise return to WWE at Extreme Rules by attacking Roman Reigns.