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Welcome to the Kickoff Show for No Mercy.
Your host is Renee Young and she is joined by Booker T, Jerry Lawler, and Lita.
Renee mentions that the WWE Title Match will start off the pay per view at the top of the hour.
Booker says he cannot wait to see how this plays out tonight. Who will win the match? Jerry says we don't have to wait to see it.
Renee asks about how the crowd will affect things.
Lita talks about how she is looking forward to seeing who the people will be cheering for.
We go to the Social Media Lounge and Tom Phillips. Tom mentions that he will be joined by The Usos.
Renee mentions Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton. We go to a video package.
Renee reminds everyone this was supposed to happen at Backlash so how will that affect things tonight.
Lita mentions Randy's match against Brock and how he suffered an injury. She says Randy should be on fire tonight.
Renee asks who is the predator in this situation. Jerry says that Randy has a history of mind games and the 'dark places' he would go. Jerry says Randy is not capable of being as wicked and twisted as Bray Wyatt. Jerry says Randy thought he got Bray's goat last week, but Bray changed things when he escaped.
Booker says that Bray shook the boat since day one. He says Bray might be barking up the wrong tree with Randy Orton. You cannot shake Randy up the way that Bray thinks he can.
Renee asks for predictions. Booker is picking Randy Orton. Jerry picks Bray Wyatt. Lita agrees with Booker.
It is time to talk about the Intercontinental Title Match between Miz and Dolph Ziggler with Dolph's career on the line. We have a video package.
Renee asks what does Dolph stand to lose? Booker says it is everything. Booker mentions that he came from nothing and he does not want to go back to that. He worked his butt off for 26 years to stay where he is. He made sure the check was coming in and that the stock was not plummeting. He did not care about stealing the show. Booker says Dolph does not have it in him to pull it off any more. The WWE Universe bailed on him months ago and he cannot reclaim that. Jerry says not to blame it all on Dolph. Miz is at his best now. Miz hands Dolph the shovel so Dolph can dig deeper. He says tonight will be no different.
Renee asked about what Dolph had plans outside of the WWE and Daniel was not happy about his answer. Lita says the roles could have been reversed for Miz and Dolph. Miz is on a good roll now and they are evenly matched. She says Dolph will find a way to get on top.
Renee asks for predictions. Lita picks Dolph Ziggler but Jerry and Booker pick Miz.
We go to the ring, where Curt Hawkins makes his way to the ring to Face the Facts with Curt Hawkins.
Curt says hello to San Francisco. He says he did it like he said he would. He has set foot in the ring at No Mercy. He thanks everyone.
Curt says he will take another step forward. He will leave everyone with a big Curt Hawkins announcement.
Curt says on Smackdown, he will be having his very first match.
Alexa Bliss goes into Shane McMahon's office and Shane tells Alexa that Becky Lynch is unable to wrestle tonight.
Alexa says she signed a contract for a championship match so she does not care. Becky is not here so she is the new Smackdown Women's Champion.
Daniel says championships are earned, not given. Daniel says that Alexa gets her chance on November 8th from Glasgow, Scotland. Daniel says Alexa will wrestle tonight.
Alexa says she will be the champion on November 8th.
Jerry says Alexa should be awarded the title tonight.
Lita mentions in a live environment that things happen. Becky is a fighting champion and Alexa should not be handed the title. Jerry asks what if Alexa gets hurt in a throwaway match tonight. Lita says it won't be a throwaway match.
The Usos are in the Social Media Lounge with Tom Phillips. The first question is about their new attitude. Jimmy and Jey say the crowd caused this. The WWE Universe gave them an attitude of they don't give a damn. The next question is about the motivation for their attack of American Alpha. They say they are not jealous because they have the title match tonight. The next question is about the New Day and their records. The Usos say they are about winning the titles tonight and the New Day does not matter to them.
Booker talks about how he likes the Usos new attitude. Booker says you can lose on any given Sunday, but they had a second match at Backlash. Tonight, they will be fresh. The beat down of American Alpha was a message to every team in the locker room. Jerry says he likes the new attitude. They are cool, calm, and collected. They have a champion's air around them. He says Heath Slater is a Jeff Foxworthy joke.
Renee asks what happens if Heath loses tonight. Lita says Heath has come a long way and she says people are discounting Heath less since he won the titles. Heath and Rhyno should be worried about the Usos.
Renee asks for predictions. Jerry picks the Usos. Booker picks Slater and Rhyno because they are the champions. Lita picks Slater and Rhyno as well.
We take a look at what happened between Jack Swagger and Baron Corbin on Smackdown and the referee calling for the bell when it looked like Baron was reaching for the ropes.
Renee asks if this match should be happening. Booker says the referee made a mistake on Tuesday. Booker says he did not see a tap out. Lita says she enjoyed seeing Baron losing control because he is always under control and calm.
Renee asks for predictions. Jerry picks Swagger and there will be no doubt about the tap out. Lita picks Swagger as well. Booker picks Corbin.
It is time to take a look at the Carmella and Nikki Bella match and Nikki joins the panel.
Renee asks about Total Bellas. She says it felt amazing because Total Bellas is like no other reality show. They had so much drama and chaos. It is an insane and compelling season.
Renee asks Nikki is John is really like that.
Lita asks about Carmella and whether Carmella knows about Nikki knowing her limits. Nikki says Carmella reminds her of Nikki in her early days. Going through what she went through, she would not be back in the ring if she was not ready. She is here to be inspiring and compelling. She says she feels unstoppable.
Booker asks Nikki if she feels disrespected. Nikki says she feels disrespected but she knows that Carmella is trying to make her name.
Lita predicts Nikki wins and so does Jerry. Booker picks Carmella.
We go to the ring for our first match and your announcers are Mauro Ranallo, John Layfield, and David Otunga.
Match Number One: Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, Zack Ryder, and Mojo Rawley versus Aiden English, Simon Gotch, Konnor, and Viktor
Gable and English start things off and they lock up and Gable with a double leg take down. Gable with a leg trip and a waist lock take down into a front face lock. Jordan tags in and Gable with an Irish whip and then Gotch is sent into the corner. Gable with a monkey flip to Gotch followed by a double hip toss and a double drop kick to English for a near fall. Ryder tags in and he head butts the arm. English with a punch and Viktor tags in and he takes Ryder down with a side head lock take down. Viktor with a shoulder tackle and he goes for a suplex but Ryder lands on his feet and he hits a neck breaker. Rawley tags in and he dances around before boxing Viktor's ears. Rawley talks about hype and then he goes to a three point stance. Rawley with a clothesline for a near fall.
Konnor tags in and he punches Rawley. Konnor with a chop and Rawley with a punch. Ryder makes the tag and Rawley with a cross body and Ryder with a flap jack to Viktor. Gable and Jordan with German suplexes to English and Gotch. All four men clothesline the Ascension and Vaudevillains over the top rope and we go to commercial.
We are back and Konnor with a side head lock on Ryder and Konnor punches Ryder and gets a near fall. Viktor tags in and he kicks Ryder. Konnor with a punch and Viktor gets a near fall. Konnor tags in and they kick Ryder. We see what happened during the commercial break. Konnor puts the ring skirt over Ryder's head and he kicks Ryder. English tags in and English punches Ryder and gets a near fall. English with a reverse chin lock and he sings a lullaby for Ryder. Ryder punches English and hits a jaw breaker but English keeps Ryder from making the tag.
Gotch tags in and he punches Ryder. Gotch gets a near fall. Konnor tags in and he tells Gotch to let him go. Konnor stomps on Ryder. Konnor with a European uppercut and he says something to Rawley. Konnor runs into a boot and Ryder is tripped and pulled to the floor. Ryder sends Konnor into the ringside barrier and both men are down. Gotch is sent to the floor and Rawley and Gable are pulled off the apron. Ryder moves and Konnor goes into the ring post.
English and Jordan tag in and Jordan with clotheslines and he sends English into the air followed by an overhead belly-to-belly suplex and a shoulder in the corner. Jordan with an Exploder but Gotch breaks up the cover. Rawley with a forearm to Gotch. Viktor with a running European uppercut to Rawley. Ryder with a Rough Ryder to Konnor and Gable with a cross body. Gable and Jordan hit Grand Amplitude for the three count on English.
Winners: Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, Zack Ryder, and Mojo Rawley
It is time to talk about the WWE Title Match. We have a video package.
Renee mentions this match will take place in a few minutes.
Jerry says that he used to say he was on the main event that happened first when he was in the opening match. He says the other matches will have a hard time to top this. Jerry picks Cena. Renee asks about the pressure on Cena. Jerry says that Cena is worried about Flair's legacy. She asks Lita who has the momentum. Lita says the upper hand changes every night. AJ is the champ but it is anyone's game. She talks about the Face that Runs the Place and the Champ that runs the Camp. Lita says it was not just one PPV that made Cena who he is. Ambrose and Styles are in the running, but it does not change after tonight.
Booker says he has known AJ for a long time. Booker says he talked to AJ five years ago and that you need to make some sacrifices to be the best. You have to think about yourself. AJ has beaten the number one guy in the business, John Cena. A lot have thought they could take the baton from John, but they failed. AJ has done it.
Renee asks if AJ should have let Dean and AJ take care of each other. Lita says a triple threat match can be an advantage and a detriment. Lita picks Dean Ambrose, Jerry picks John Cena, and Booker picks AJ Styles.
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