On this day last year the WWE held the first No Mercy event since back in 2008 with the brand split. The reason for the title is that looking at the card you could see that things have really changed in the last year and not just based on the names. Looking at the card and seeing American Alpha still together and Jack Swagger still with the company are just two ways that the company has changed. But the biggest way is seen in the Intercontinental championship match with Dolph & The Miz.
Honestly, I don't know what it is but since Maryse returned Miz has been in the prime of his career and has done more for the IC Title then anyone could've expected. Thinking back to last year when Dean & Dolph feuded for the WWE title it was interesting and different but was really lacking. However, when the feud between Dolph & Miz started things really started heating up and even though the ending was flat the feud proved they could make Dolph interesting. But since then the booking of Dolph Ziggler has been a crime because it's almost like someone doesn't care anymore or has heat or something because he has been booked as a joke.
I still believe that Dolph could be an asset to the company, but that at this point he needs time off to reassemble his career and really think if he belongs in WWE. I don't think that will happen which is unfortunate because Dolph still has potential and is really missing the boat.
No Mercy 2016
Chad Gable & Jason Jordan & Mojo Rawley & Zack Ryder Def. (Pin) Aiden English & Konnor & Simon Gotch & Viktor
A.J. Styles (C) Def. (Pin) Dean Ambrose, John Cena Triple-Threat WWE World Championship
Nikki Bella Def. (Pin) Carmella
Heath Slater (C) & Rhyno (C) Def. (Pin) Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship
Baron Corbin Def. (Pin) Jack Swagger
Dolph Ziggler Def. (Pin) The Miz (C)Title Vs. Career WWE Intercontinental Championship
Naomi Def. (Pin) Alexa Bliss
Bray Wyatt Def. (Pin) Randy Orton