5 Greatest Performances In No Mercy History

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With WWE No Mercy 2017 right around the corner lets take a look at some the best performances in No Mercy history.

WWE No Mercy 2017 is arguably the most stacked card in No Mercy history with two matches that are actually WrestleMania worthy main events. Brock Lesnar will defend the WWE Universal Championship against “The Monster Among Men” Braun Strowman. In the other marquee match up “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns faces off against the 16-time World Champion, John Cena.

Although No Mercy is considered a “B” pay per view there have been plenty of good matches. The first ever No Mercy took place in in 1999. Now, lets take a look at 5 of the best performances in No Mercy History.

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5. John Cena

I feel like people forget about John Cena’s early United States Title runs. Not in the sense that people forget that hey happened, but more who Cena feuded with during this run. One of the better storylines during this run is the one against Booker T. Then-SmackDown General Manager, Kurt Angle was at odds with Cena and threatened to strip him of the United States Championship if he put his hands on him.

On a later episode of SmackDown Cena inadvertently hit Angle with a Clothesline and was stripped of the title. A multi-man elimination match was had on SmackDown to crown a new US Champion, that match was won by Booker T. When Theodore Long took over the blue brand he made this best of 5 series, citing that Cena had never lost the title.  Cena won the first match at SummerSlam and match four at SmackDown while Booker T won matches two onSmackDown, and three while on the WWE Australia Tour. The four enjoyable matches culminated in their performance at No Mercy.

Cena showed flashes of the greatness we see today during his United States Championship run. I truly believe that without these title runs, we might not have the same John Cena we have today.

This match can be seen in its entirety here on the WWE Network.