Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming
A video hyping the Triple-Threat Match between Dean Ambrose, John Cena, and WWE World Champion A.J. Styles at No Mercy this Sunday airs, and the three of them will face-off tonight!
We go live to the arena in San Diego, California!
Match #1: Single – Bray Wyatt VS. Kane
Bray kicks right away into the corner. Kane tries to fight back but Bray gives him a shoulder-tackle and takes over. He clamps on a grounding rear-chinlock, but Kane breaks out of it with a jawbreaker. Wyatt hits back but can’t land the senton-splash! Kane clotheslines a couple of times and then plants Bray with a sidewalk-slam! He follows with a running-DDT from the ropes! Kane signals for the chokeslam, but Bray reverses into a one-arm slam!
Wyatt crabwalks out of the corner, but his attention is turned to the aisle way, where Randy Orton is on the Titantron, upside down! He
Kane sits up behind Bray and then goes for another chokeslam. Wyatt kicks off and is slugged with an uppercut, sending him to the floor. Bray teases getting back in the ring but decides to walk away, and receives a ten-count from the referee!
Winner via Count-Out: Kane
Segment #2: Backstage Promo
Baron Corbin is walking through the halls when Carlie walks up to him. She asks him about Jack Swagger, and “The All American-American” walks up to him. They both want to wrestle each other, so Jack suggests that he will find General Manager Daniel Bryan to make it happen.
Segment #3: Backstage Promo
Bray Wyatt is strolling through the halls and warns Randy Orton that his time is up at No Mercy.
Match #2: Single – Alexa Bliss VS. Nikki Bella
(Note: Carmela is on commentary.)
They tie-up in a waistlock, which Alexa elbows out of and knocks Nikki to the mat. Bella trips up Bliss and covers for a quick one! She knocks Alexa down again and hits a couple of dropkicks, and then hurls her into Carmela!
Back in the ring, Bella slams Bliss into the corner, but Alexa double-boots back. Nikki kicks again and goes for her T.K.O., but Carmela enters and hits Bella, causing a dq.
Winner via Disqualification: Nikki Bella
Post-match, Carmela and Bliss pound away on Nikki until Smackdown! Women’s Champion Becky Lynch charges down and makes the save!
Match #3: Tag-Team – Carmela and Alexa Bliss VS. Nikki Bella and Smackdown! Women’s Champion Becky Lynch
Nikki and Alexa are wrestling, with Nikki clamping a wristlock on Alexa, who soon breaks out of it. Bliss and Carmela control, double-slamming Bella to the canvas. She this Nikki in the corner with a Bronco Buster, and then switches with Alexa who slams Nikki to the mat. Carmel is back in but misses a Bronco Buster! Nikki gets the hot-tag to Lynch!
Becky cleans house on Bliss with a couple of exploder-suplexes! She goes for a running-forearm in the corner, but Carmela pulls Alexa away to save her. She superkicks Lynch and then Nikki runs in and tackles Carmela to the floor. Bliss dives off of the top rope with her Twisted Bliss Splash and gets the victory!
Winners via Pinfall: Carmela and Alexa Bliss
Segment #4: Backstage Promo
Bray Wyatt is searching for Randy Orton. He walks into a room where he sees his rocking chair, but Randy suddenly enters from behind and locks him in that room!
Segment #5: Arena Promo
General Manager Daniel Bryan brings out five women who have survived Breast Cancer – Teresa, Wendy, Sandra, Wendy, and Shirley. They are connected with the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the “More Than Pink” cause. Bryan presents each woman with a Smackdown! Women’s Championship.
Match #4: Tag-Team – The Vaudevillians (Simon Gotch and Aiden English) VS. The Hype Bros (Mojo Rawley and Zack Ryder)
Mojo scoop-slams Simon and then gives him an axe-handle drop. He tags in Zack, who goes at it with Gotch, but then he looks at the aisle to see The Ascension – Konnor and Viktor – watch on from the stage. Ryder springboard-dropkicks Aiden off of the apron, but Simon kicks from behind to start governing. He and English control Zack for a bit until Ryder manages the hot-tag to Rawley! They are able to finish with their Hype-Ryder double-move!
Winners via Pinfall: The Hype Bros
Up next, Intercontinental Champion The Miz and Maryse will present a “Dolphumentary” featuring Dolph Ziggler on MizTV!
Segment #6: Arena Promo
Intercontinental Champion The Miz with his wife Maryse are in the ring. They bring Dolph Ziggler out and then show a video – based on the WWE 24 series – that mocks Dolph’s career. Back live, Miz puts Dolph down verbally, but Ziggler fires back with a real and harsh response. He yells at Miz that all he does is for the fans, both inside and outside of the ring.
Miz confirms that Dolph is done, thanks to himself. But before then, he gives Dolph another gift – two of his former members of the Spirit Squad stable, Kenny and Mikey. They give Ziggler a couple of “cheers,” which infuriates Dolph. Miz orders Kenny and Mikey to attack, but Dolph eventually lays them out with superkicks.
Segment #7: Video Promo
Bray is still locked in the container, slamming his hands against the wall and looking for a way out.
Match #5: Single – Jason Jordon (with Chad Gable) VS. Jey Uso (with Jimmy Uso)
Jason slams Jey down with an amateur move, but is kicked off of a run from the ropes. Jey neckbreakers Jordon using the ropes and then wears him down with a grounding rear-chinlock. Jordan gets the better and reverses a roll-up by sitting on Jey’s shoulders for the 1 – 2 – 3!
Winner via Pinfall: Jason Jordon
Post-match, The Usos attack both American Alpha members until Smackdown! Tag-Team Champions Heath Slater and Rhyno run out to make the save.
Segment #8: Video Promo
Bray is shown talking to “Abigail” and reaching out for her.
Match #6: Single – Jack Swagger VS. Baron Corbin
An elbow/collar tie-up begins, and then Jack grabs Baron’s left leg. He clamps on a waistlock, but Corbin elbows out and gives him a shoulder-block! He governs for a bit, pounding away with fists!
Baron is still dominating, punishing Jack with hard hits. Swagger ducks a running clothesline and tosses Corbin to the floor. he boots back out of the corner and moves from another run. He puts Baron to the mat and goes for his Swaggerbomb-splash, but Corbin raises his feet. Jack grabs them and clutches on his Patriot Ankle Lock, and Baron tries to get to the ropes, but the referee calls for the bell as he saw Corbin’s hand hit the mat three times, signalling a give up!
Winner via Submission: Jack Swagger
Post-match, Baron goes ballistic on the steel steps and announcer’s table.
Segment #9: Backstage Promo
Orton goes back to the room where Bray was but does not find him.
Segment #10: Arena Promo
WWE World Heavyweight Champion A.J. Styles is out first. He recounts himself defeating John Cena at SummerSlam and then Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Backlash. He declares that he will do the same at No Mercy, but then is interrupted by Dean Ambrose.
“The Lunatic Fringe” dresses down A.J. right away, and then moves on to John Cena, who also marches out. Before he can say a word, Styles gets in his face. He rips on Cena for saying what he usually does, and wanting to tie Ric Flair’s 16 World Title wins. Dean berates John for being fake and political to climb the ladder. Ambrose says he (Ambrose) is the hardest worker in the locker room, never calling in sick or having injuries that put him “on the shelf.” He says that he’ll be “Dean Ambrose, ‘cause that’s real. You be the man who plays John Cena on TV.”
John replies to both with “talk is cheap” and then sweeps up Ambrose! he mount-punches him until A.J. gets involved. Cena disposes of Styles and then drives Dean to the canvas with the Attitude Adjustment! He goes to celebrate with the title but is attacked again by A.J., who knocks him down with a Phenomenal Forearm!
Styles then celebrates on the floor but is attacked by Dean, who gives A.J. his Dirty Deeds DDT on the ramp! Ambrose holds up the championship to close the show.
End of Smackdown! Live