WWE Money in the Bank 2022: Matches and Predictions

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Just one month after All Elite Wrestling took a trek to "Sin City," World Wrestling Entertainment is ready to bet it all in Paradise, Nevada for its 2022 installment of the ladder match-themed premium live event. So you already know what we're slated to get into here - now's the perfect time to take out my crystal ball for some WWE Money in the Bank 2022 predictions.

For this year's show, WWE will head to Las Vegas and set up shop in the MGM Grand Garden Arena. And you guys should know what's set to come our way on July 2 - we're going to get two Money in the Bank ladder matches with one featuring an all-male lineup and another one that's all about the ladies. Now that Cody Rhodes is out due to injury, my predicted pick for the winner of this year's men's briefcase is now up in the air. And who could possibly climb to victory and claim the women's MITB briefcase?

Let's get into the nitty-gritty now and make some educated guesses as to who will win at this July 2022 WWE spectacular. Here are my Money in the Bank 2022 predictions.

WWE Money in the Bank 2022 Predictions

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The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) (c) vs. The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) (Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship)

Preview & Predictions: So The Street Profits eked out a win over The Usos during a Championship Contender’s Match on the June 6 edition of Raw. And now both teams are going to run it back here with the undisputed tag team championship belts on the line. Even though Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford would do well to enjoy another tag team championship reign this year, I just don't see it in the cards. The Bloodline's reign of dominance isn't ending anytime soon, which leads me to believe that Jey and Jimmy Uso are going over here.

Lacey Evans vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Liv Morgan vs. Raquel Rodriguez vs. Asuka vs. Shotzi vs. Becky Lynch (Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a Women's Championship Match Contract)

Preview & Predictions: It's always refreshing to see some new faces sprout up during WWE's annual ladder match car crash event. And in the case of the ladies' lineup this year, the first-timers come in the form of Lacey Evans, Liv Morgan, Raquel Rodriguez, and Shotzi. The veterans that'll be reaching for the briefcase again this time around include Alexa Bliss (one-time MITB winner), Asuka (one-time MITB winner), and Becky Lynch.

So when I look at all the repeat competitors in this match, I just can't see any of them winning. And to be honest, I think they're only here to add some legitimacy to this affair thanks to their solidified top-of-the-card status. This is one of those MITB matches where it's clear as day that a newcomer is going to earn themselves the career-making win they deserve. So who will that newbie be? I don't think it'll be Raquel because she's still fairly new and not ready for such an opportunity quite yet. And Shotzi just isn't believable enough to claim such an honor at the moment.

That leaves just Lacey Evans and Liv Morgan. Even though Lacey has received the big comeback push and is clearly in line for some big things in the near future, I think WWE is finally going to pull the trigger on a massive win for Liv. Her fanbase is loud and proud - they've been wanting her to get her big break for a while now. I think this match will be that moment - she's going to claim the briefcase and enjoy her moment in the sun on the road to cashing in for a women's championship match.

Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Natalya (WWE SmackDown Women's Championship)

Preview & Predictions: Best friends always make for better enemies. And they also tend to produce the best matches, as evidenced by the wars Shawn Michaels has had with his closest buddies Kevin Nash and Triple H. At one point, Ronda Rousey and Natalya were attached at the hip. Natalya even had a hand in helping Ronda get ready for her in-ring WWE debut. Fast forward past that point and now we have the Hart Family member gunning for the former UFC champion in a bid to claim the WWE SmackDown Women's Championship.

You guys already know what's gonna take place during this match. Natalya's cool and all, but she's been presented as nothing more than a gatekeeper for the women's division in the past couple of years. And at this moment, she's obviously stepped into the "Challenger of the Month" spot for Ronda to run right through with relative ease. That Sharpshooter isn't gonna be enough to rip the SD Women's title out of Ronda's grasp, folks. The "Rowdy" one is retaining here.

Bianca Belair (c) vs. Carmella (WWE Raw Women's Championship)

Preview & Predictions: Welp! Now I have one less match to care about on this PPV, sadly. I was all-in for Bianca Belair and Rhea Ripley to recreate their NXT TakeOver: Portland magic on the big PPV main stage. But due to Ripley's injured state, she's been pulled from the show and been replaced by...sigh, Carmella. Yeah, you guys know how this one is going to go. Bianca's going to smash Carmella into tomato paste with little to no effort whatsoever. Here's hoping Rhea comes back soon after to reclaim her #1 contender spot for the Raw Women's Championship and gets her deserved title match at SummerSlam.

Theory (c) vs. Bobby Lashley (WWE United States Championship)

Preview & Predictions: I figured Bobby Lashley would be squaring off with Roman Reigns next for the most important prize in the WWE here. But due to Reigns' reduced schedule and the fact that he's busy feuding with Brock Lesnar (again...), "The All Mighty" has turned his attention toward another title - the United States Championship. Theory's been reigning pretty strong ever since he claimed that exact title by defeating Finn Bálor back in April. His first major PPV defense saw him get a win over Mustafa Ali at Hell in a Cell.

But now his first US Championship reign is in jeopardy now that he's being forced to defend it against his biggest threat to date. Even though the odds are seemingly stacked against Theory, I get the feeling that he's going to eke out a dirty win here in response to Lashley's overwhelming power. I have a strong suspicion that John Cena's WWE return will result in him taking on Theory at SummerSlam for the belt in a match that sees the storied veteran versus the modern-day superstar he inspired to become a professional wrestler.

Seth "Freakin" Rollins vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Sheamus vs. Omos vs. Sami Zayn vs. Riddle vs. Madcap Moss (Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a World Championship Match Contract)

Preview & Predictions: I'm going to keep it a stack with all you fine folks reading this right now - if Cody Rhodes didn't tear his pectoral muscle, I'm highly convinced that he would have been a part of this match and won his first MITB briefcase. Funnily enough, the guy he defeated three PPVs in a row is actually a part of this all-star ladder match lineup! Seth "Freakin" Rollins is clearly in his character-rebuilding stage after coming out on the short end of his previous three-month feud with the "American Nightmare."

The rest of the field here is equally strong as it features Drew McIntyre, Sheamus, Omos, Sami Zayn, Riddle, and Madcap Moss. Now as for those first three big brutes, I just can't see any of them winning right now since McIntyre is already legitimized & doesn't need the briefcase, the same case rings true for Sheamus, and Omos is far from ready to win the briefcase. Madcap Moss just isn't major enough to convince anyone that he'd make for a legit World title challenger, so I can't see him winning this either.

The top three contenders I could actually see winning here are Sami Zayn, Riddle, and Rollins. Sami would make for an intriguing victor as he could play mind games with his "buddy" Roman Reigns, Riddle could win it to get another shot at the "Tribal Chief," and Rollins could win the briefcase again to really get back on the saddle. I'm hedging all my bets on a Rollins victory here! I'm of the belief that his renewed push will further wipe away the stink of his three straight PPV losses and let him run wild as Mr" Money in the Bank" for a second time. And I have a feeling he'll play a major part in the main event of SummerSlam...

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