Rey Mysterio Upsets Samoa Joe, Wins United States Championship

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Since Samoa Joe humiliated Rey Mysterio at WrestleMania, the two competitors have been engaged in an increasingly personal feud. At Money in the Bank, the two men faced off with the title on the line. This time, it was Mysterio’s turn to earn a surprisingly quick victory with a questionable call by the referee. With the win, Mysterio won the United States Championship for the first time. After the match, Joe attacked the new champion.

Joe lands a few leg kicks. Mysterio takes Joe over with a ranna. Seated senton by Mysterio. Mysterio lays in a few elbows. Joe does the same. Joe lands a thunderous chop by Joe. Joe’s nose is bleeding badly. Mysterio takes Joe over in another ranna into a roll up for the win!

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