Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley maintained the babyfaces' control, both members of The Hype Bros frustrating Viktor. The duo worked well with The Vaudevillains to punish Ryder in their corner.
Gable and Jason Jordan outwrestled English early on.
Dolph Ziggler's fight to keep his career alive could have headlined No Mercy.
It was The Showoff's best outing to date—an emotional, moving work of theater.
Cena's pursuit of 16 world titles, which was the expected main event, would have been a stellar climax, as well.
Instead, seemingly in a reaction to the viewership it expected to lose to the presidential debates, WWE reimagined the PPV formula. A sluggish, middle-of-the-card battle went on last.