Bryan took advantage of the situation and made it appear that he was concerned about her health when she was escorted to the back of the arena.While AJ was away, Bryan targeted Punk's injured ribs with the aid of a kendo stick.

Punk attempted a Go To Sleep twice but Bryan countered each time.

Bryan applied a surfboard but Punk escaped by using the kendo stick.

In the end, Sheamus was able to execute White Noise and a Brogue Kick to retain the title.

After that, The Prime Time Players faced Primo & Epico.

On the June 25 episode of Raw, Vickie Guerrero announced that only previous WWE Champions may participate in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match for the WWE Championship contract.

The four participants are Kane, Chris Jericho, Big Show and John Cena.

In his reign as WWE Champion, he had successfully defended his title against several contenders, and had defeated Bryan in several pay-per-views, the last one also involving Kane.

At the same time, Bryan's ex-girlfriend AJ had taken a liking towards Punk and Kane and had also rekindled her interest in Bryan, but Punk and Kane believed that she was unstable due to Bryan breaking up with AJ.

Money in the Bank featured seven professional wrestling matches that involved different wrestlers from pre-existing feuds or and storylines that played out on WWE's primary television programs.

Wrestlers portrayed villains or heroes as they followed a series of events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.

Following No Way Out, Bryan defeated Punk and Kane to earn his rematch against Punk at Money in the Bank. Right before the pay-per-view began, posted that the no disqualification stipulation was added.