The WWE Money in the Bank 2012 results are one night removed and that brought some new twists and turns on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. Both of the MITB winners appeared on the latest show, but did either cash in their briefcase to win the championship belts?
Earlier today, MITB results news indicated that John Cena had a huge announcement for tonight's episode of Raw. Some were speculating he might cash in tonight, while others pointed to either SummerSlam PPV, or next week's episode of Raw. That also just so happens to be the 1000th episode of the show which has plenty of star power including The Rock, Brock Lesnar, and D-Generation X all appearing live for the three-hour show.
According to the Raw Results reported by Wrestling Inc, Ziggler was the first of the two Money in the Bank briefcase winners to appear on Raw. He came out dressed in a suit along with his manager Vickie Guerrero, and cut a promo in the ring about how he will be cashing in on Sheamus soon enough, and become the best champion ever. Chris Jericho interrupted all the talk, which prompted Ziggler to begin cutting him down, saying Jericho hasn't won an important match for months. All of the trash talk ended up bad for Dolph, as he got hit by a Codebreaker, and left down in the ring by Jericho. Looks like the start of an interesting feud here, with Jericho turning face.
Later in the night, fans were treated to a non-title match featuring Big Show vs. CM Punk. At the start of the show, the two had confronted one another in the ring, as Show interrupted Punk's discussion of how he loves Las Vegas. About a year ago, Punk had cut his famous "pipe bomb" speech, seated up on the ramp, in Las Vegas. Big Show hinted at the fact that if he happens to connect on a knockout punch in their main event match, Punk would be vulnerable for John Cena to cash in the MITB contract on.
Well it almost came to that, as Show was dominant in the match. Even though Punk managed to get the Big Man off his feet, he couldn't capture a pinfall. Show also decided to shove the referee, causing a disqualification. He kept up his attack on the champ, and did in fact have him vulnerable. John Cena's music hit and out rushed the man with the red briefcase in his hands. However, Cena sort of chased of Show with it, and didn't immediately cash in. Instead, he announced his big news that he'll be cashing in the briefcase on next week's historic episode of Raw.
With that said, does this all become painstakingly obvious that WWE wants to give their "poster boy" the big title win on Raw 1,000? After all, Punk has carried the belt for about 250 days or so in an impressive reign. It's understandable it couldn't last forever, as WWE has plans for the belt to go elsewhere, most likely for Wrestlemania 29. Now the question will be does Cena in fact succeed in his match, or does someone interfere? How will The Rock fit into the equation, since he'll be on the show next week? Things could get interesting, if WWE creative really wants them to, or they could go the predictable route to just give Cena a huge win for his resume.
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