I was going to call this blog post “How I Would Book WWE Money In The Bank,” but I couldn’t bring myself to do it because if I was in charge I would not have John Cena win. However, I am fully convinced that he will, and so accepting that and looking ahead to future storylines, here is what I think will happen tonight and over the next eight months with regards to the WWE Championship.
I think that John Cena is going to grab the briefcase in his respective Money In The Bank ladder match tonight and earn the right to challenge the WWE Champion at any point over the course of the next year. From that point on, one of two things is going to happen:
1) Regardless of whether CM Punk or Daniel Bryan win the title tonight, one of the two will hold it for some time to come, possibly well into next year. Eventually, The Rock will make a full-time return to the WWE and make good on his promise to become the WWE Champion. Cena, stil holding the briefcase, will challenge The Rock to a match at Wrestlemania 29 for the title and defeat him, becoming the new WWE Champion.
2) Regardless of whether CM Punk or Daniel Bryan win the title tonight, one of the two will hold it for some time to come, possibly well into next year. Then, John Cena will challenge the champion to a match at a later date, giving that person enough notice to prepare like any good super face (and becoming only the second person to cash in the briefcase months before the actual match takes place). Cena will win that match to become the new WWE Champion, but then The Rock will come back and challenge Cena to a match at Wrestlemania 29 for the title. Whether The Rock defeats Cena at Wrestlemania for the second year in a row and makes good on his promise to become the WWE Champion or Cena wins the match and retains his title remains to be seen.
Now, if I were in charge, I would have things happen very differently. Going under the assumption that Cena does win the MITB match tonight, I would have him turn heel and cash in the briefcase on an injured champion, thus prompting The Rock to come back as a face to defeat Cena and win the title. However, we all know that the chance of Cena turning heel anytime soon, let alone in this way, is slim to none.