It is the final week of June, which means WWE Money In the Bank is right around the corner. The annual pay-per-view Premium Live Event is traditionally one of the most exciting of the year, as it sets up potential stories for months to come.

One man and one woman will secure the Money in the Bank briefcase, which guarantees them a championship match at a time of their choosing. In the past, these cash-ins have provided some of the most exciting moments on WWE television.

When is WWE Money In The Bank 2022?

WWE Money in the Bank 2022 is being held on Saturday, July 2. It was originally planned to be held at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, but poor ticket sales resulted in a move to the nearby MGM Grand Garden Arena. Ever the clever rascals, WWE explained the move by promoting a “more intimate venue”.

The event begins at 8 PM Eastern Time, with a one-hour pre-show starting at 7 PM Eastern. The pre-show will likely be filled with numerous video packages that you’ll also see on the main show, but you won’t want to miss Booker T’s Shucky Ducky Quack Quack moment. It’s always worth the price of admission…

WWE Money In The Bank 2022 Match Card and Predictions

Both Money in the Bank ladder matches are obviously included in the show, but there are a fair amount of championships on the line too. Here’s the most recent card for Money in the Bank:

United States Championship: Theory (c) vs Bobby Lashley

Tyler:

I can see a situation where Bobby Lashley wins this match, but the reality is that Theory needs a win here much more. Theory wins dirty and sets up a rematch down the road or wins and gloats (imagine that) and Super Cena arrives to bury face Theory at SummerSlam.

Winner: Theory

Steven:

Bobby Lashley has been dominating the lead-up to this match. He beat Gable, Otis, and then Theory himself in a gauntlet match, and then beat Gable and Otis the following week in a 2 on 1 handicap match. So naturally, he won’t win. Though I’m sure Theory won’t win clean and the oil bottle will come into play.

Winner: Theory

Undisputed Tag Team Championship: Usos (c) vs Street Profits

Tyler:

I think the Usos are one of the greatest tag teams in this century, and am really enjoying their run at the top with The Bloodline. They will lose sometime, and hopefully that loss puts over a true tag-team (not a makeshift one of two random singles wrestlers) that are up and coming and will really benefit from the win. The Street Profits meet those criteria, but I don’t feel like the Usos are losing at a “b” Premium Live Event. When they lose, it will contribute to the story of the downfall of The Bloodline. We just aren’t to that point yet.

Winner: The Usos

Steven:

While I agree with Tyler that the Usos are great, I do think it gets really boring when the same family, in this case The Bloodline, holds all the belts forever and ever. I would have said The Usos win again, however one little bit from last Raw makes me think that The Street Profits will finally see some success. Though that’s probably just a red herring.

Winner: The Usos

Smackdown Women’s Championship: Ronda Rousey (c) vs Natalya

Tyler:

This should be a better match than some are expecting. Natalya can deliver good matches, and against a very physical opponent like Rousey she should really shine. In the end, though, she’s being fed to Rousey to get us back to a Charlotte/Ronda match at SummerSlam. Don’t be surprised if Charlotte appears here to kick off that build.

Winner: Ronda Rousey

Steven:

Ronda took some shots that seemed quite close to being too personal at Natalya. So it wouldn’t shock me if Natalya is a little stiff in this match. There’s no way that Ronda loses the belt here though. She’s not losing it to anyone not named Charlotte, Bayley, Becky, or Bianca though it’s almost assuredly going to be Charlotte.

Winner: Ronda Rousey

Raw Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) vs Carmella

Tyler:

I really think there was a chance that Rhea Ripley would’ve gotten the pinfall here to win the belt. It only makes sense to make Judgement Day look even stronger. Unfortunately, we’ll never know due to her injury that took her out of this match. In her place is Carmella, who was likely chosen due to her history with Bianca Belair and most of the top-level women’s performers being in the Money in the Bank match. Carmella has her strengths, but just isn’t in the same category as the excellent Bianca Belair. It is an absolute lock that Bianca retains.

Winner: Bianca Belair

Steven:

Bianca herself, and a lot of other wrestlers in the business have been trying to tell us how great Carmella is as a wrestler. I don’t see it, but I understand trying to make us interested in this match. However, Bianca is not losing to Carmella here especially after getting buried at last year’s SummerSlam by Becky. Bianca retains and she probably will dominate this match.

Winner: Bianca Belair

Women’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match:

Participants: Asuka, Becky Lynch, Liv Morgan, Zelina Vega, Raquel Rodriguez, Shotzi, Lacey Evans, Alexa Bliss

Tyler:

Looking at the list of participants, you can make an argument that winning the briefcase would benefit almost all of them in a big way. I don’t see Raquel Rodriguez winning right now, and WWE building her as a force to be reckoned with feels like a swerve. Asuka has already won it and frankly doesn’t need it to have good programs. Alexa Bliss feels like more of a secondary women’s contender than ever before so it’s not her time either. Becky Lynch would be great, but WWE is currently telling a great story about Lynch unravelling from failure in matches. It just feels like it’s Liv Morgan’s time to have a run. Ready or not, we’ll see, but she takes the briefcase here.

Winner: Liv Morgan

Steven:

Of the two Money in the Bank matches, this one has the most realistic winners. I do think Raquel is too fresh to win though she will probably have a few dominant spots. Shotzi is in a similar situation though she will probably come out looking the weakest. Asuka is unfortunately on the downward portion of the Main Event portion of her career, so I don’t think she’s winning. Alexa is seemingly in limbo with what WWE wants to do with her. So that leaves two, Becky and Liv. They’ve been pushing Liv quite hard over the last few months, so it seems to be hers for the taking. And seeing Becky continue the storyline of falling towards rock bottom will make for good television for the next few months.

Winner: Liv Morgan

Men’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match:

Participants: Omos, Riddle, Seth Rollins, Drew McIntyre, Sheamus, Sami Zayn, TBA

Tyler:

I see three possible outcomes here. Riddle isn’t quite ready for the main event scene yet so let’s scratch that. Drew McIntyre could win and cash in to challenge Reigns at Clash at the Castle since Reigns has been ducking him. In my opinion, that’s a waste of everything that makes Money in the Bank so great. There’s a much better story to be told if Seth Rollins wins the briefcase, screws Riddle over in doing so to accelerate their feud, then stalks Roman Reigns for the next, oh, 9 months or so before a cash-in. More so, Rollins has been such a pillar for WWE that he deserves a solid run in the main event picture. It’s time for him to have more of the spotlight.

Winner: Seth Rollins

Steven:

Otis Omos being in this match is ridiculous, but Vince loves his giants. I hope we don’t see a replay of the 2020 Money in the Bank where the big guy wins just to have it taken from him a few months later. It will be interesting to see who the TBA person will be, though I think the winner is already in the match. I could see Drew winning, though I don’t think he needs it, and would be a boring cash-in. Riddle is being set up as the red herring winner, though I do think he’s ready to be the champion. However, Seth winning would make for the perfect storyline going into next year’s Wrestlemania. He could stalk Roman for a long time which would be wonderful to watch. And then he could cash-in on Roman at say Royal Rumble winning the belt right before Cody comes out as the 30th entrant to win the rumble. It’s so perfect that WWE will surely find a way to mess it up.

Winner: Seth Rollins

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