WWE Money in the Bank 2017: Ranking All Previous Cash-ins

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14. Daniel Bryan

While Daniel Bryan has had an incredible career filled with memorable and impressive title reigns, the way he first won the World Heavyweight Championship was not all that impressive.

After Big Show and Mark Henry’s match at TLC, Big Show, the World Heavyweight Champion, was left virtually unconscious. The crowd, anxiously hoping that this was not the end of the segment, chanted the name of the Money in the Bank winner in hopes that Daniel Bryan would capitalize.

Daniel Bryan ended up doing just that. His music hit, and he ran out to cash in the briefcase. He ran over the knocked out Big Show, and he pinned him for the win.

It created a memorable moment for someone who was never supposed to reach the top of the industry. Of course, Daniel Bryan would go on to prove he belonged at the top later on in his career, too.

That being said, the cash in really was not all that special. There was no hotly contested matchup filled with countered finishers and lingering unpredictability. No, Daniel Bryan simply just laid on top of Big Show for the pin as soon as the match started.

Bryan was arguably the best wrestler in the world when he was an active Superstar, so it would have been nice for him to show some of that off when he cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase.