At No Mercy, AJ Styles defeated both John Cena and Dean Ambrose to hold onto the WWE World Title, and Dolph Ziggler saved his career by beating Miz for the Intercontinental Title, plus Luke Harper returned to help Bray Wyatt to a win over Randy Orton. On Smackdown, it was time for the fallout from the PPV, and we’ve got all the results for you!
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Dolph Ziggler came out for his victory interview, and of course, was interrupted by Miz and Maryse, dressed in funeral black, mourning the death of the Intercontinental title, because Ziggler is mediocre compared to the prestige Miz added to the championship. Miz claimed to be the hero of this story, and revealed that Ziggler will face the Spirit Squad in a handicap match.
– Dolph Ziggler d. Kenny and Mikey (Ziggler pinned Kenny, Superkick)
Miz attacked Ziggler after the match, but Rhyno and Heath Slater made the save.
Backstage, Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan challenged Raw to a showdown at Survivor Series, consisting of a 5-on-5 match between male Superstars, another one between female Superstars, and a third one between tag teams.
– Naomi d. Carmella (pinfall, rollup)
Nikki Bella distracted Carmella in revenge for an attack earlier in the day, leading to the finish. Afterwards, Alexa Bliss challenged Naomi to a re-match, which will take place next week.
– Jimmy Uso d. Chad Gable (pinfall, assisted rollup)
AJ Styles came out to glory in beating John Cena and Dean Ambrose yet again, and offered a unique opportunity. Ambrose tried to claim it, but Styles refused and instead offered James Ellsworth a non-title match in exchange for the injustice done a few weeks back when Miz attacked Ellsworth and prevented him from getting to tag with Styles. Daniel Bryan appeared and named Ambrose the referee for that match.
– James Ellsworth d. AJ Styles (pinfall, shenanigans)
Ambrose interfered liberally on Ellsworth’s behalf, eventually hitting Styles with Dirty Deeds twice and fast-counting him.
– Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper d. Kane and Randy Orton (Wyatt pinned Orton, Sister Abigail)
During the match, Kane disappeared after a Wyatt-related blackout, preventing a hot tag and leading to the finish.
Clearly, Curt Hawkins lied to us on Sunday.