Tyson Kidd beats Zack Ryder (Submission – 4:56)
Zack Ryder ‘s losing streak continues with another quick loss, this time to the high flying Tyson Kidd. The Hart Dynasty member makes quick work of Ryder and defeats him with the Sharpshooter.
Gail Kim defeats Jillian (Pin – 3:04)
The Canadian diva defeats Jillian and spares the WWE Universe from a celebration song from the tone-deaf Jillian. A quick roll up pin secures the victory for Gail Kim.
The Usos beat Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov (Pin – 7:43)
A morale-boosting win for the Usos after their singles defeats to the Tag Team Champions in the last week. A victory over the Europeans gives them valuable momentum heading into No Mercy after Tamina’s distraction of Santino lead to a diving headbutt from Jey Uso to secure the win.
Percy Watson and Husky Harris beat Cryme Tyme (Pin – 6:34)
A massive reception as JTG and Shad re-unite to form Cryme Tyme as they seek out that elusive Tag Team Championship that they missed out on before. After poor singles outings, the two got back together to face NXT Season 2 stars, Watson and Harris. However, things didn’t start well for Cryme Tyme as Harris pinned JTG to give the newcomers on Smackdown a second straight win on Superstars.
Jack Swagger defeats Matt Hardy (Submission – 9:32)
Another week, another defeat for Matt Hardy at the hands of Jack Swagger. As last week, Hardy was defeated with the Ankle Lock, forced to tap out to the All American American, Swagger. After the match, Hardy announced that he was taking some time off from WWE and that he didn’t know when, or even if, he’d be back. He thanked the fans for their support and left but was brutally attacked by Swagger again in the aisle and forced to tap out to the Ankle Lock one more time.
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RUMOURS AND NEWS
The No Mercy PPV this weekend is expected to be a good one with several high profile matches featured on the card. The match between Sheamus and Randy Orton is not expected to see a title change with Sheamus thought to be a leading contender for the Royal Rumble in January.
Rumours are still suggesting that there could be either an announcement regarding the Raw General Manager or a returning superstar at the No Mercy PPV on Sunday. Some are even suggesting that the two things could be linked.
Matt Hardy, as we told you last week, has taken a break from the WWE for an ‘undisclosed amount of time.’ His interview on Superstars gave a clear indication of his frustration at his role on Smackdown and his increasing desperation to be involved in a World Title program. Rumours are still suggesting that we could see Matt move to TNA to join Jeff in the future.
Chris Jericho faces John Morrison this weekend in a match where Jericho will ‘retire’ if he is beaten by Morrison. This is expected to be the beginning of a major storyline for Jericho.
FINAL NO MERCY CARD
WWE TITLE: Randy Orton* vs. Sheamus (Street Fight)
WORLD TITLE: Kane* vs. Undertaker (Casket Match)
US TITLE: Daniel Bryan* vs. Alex Riley
TAG TEAM TITLE: Cody Rhodes/Drew McIntyre* vs. The Usos
DIVAS TITLE: Michelle McCool/Layla* vs. Melina (2 vs. 1)
#1 CONTENDER MATCH FOR WWE TITLE: John Cena vs. Wade Barrett
Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio
Chris Jericho vs. John Morrison (If Jericho loses, he retires)