As revealed on tonight’s 9/27 episode of WWE Smackdown Live in Cleveland, The Miz will defend the WWE Intercontinental Championship against Dolph Ziggler at the upcoming Smackdown-only No Mercy PPV on Sunday, October 9.
A stipulation has been set for the match where if Ziggler loses, he must retire. WWE had Miz clarify in his promo with Ziggler that this didn’t mean he would be eligible to jump to RAW or NXT to continue his WWE career as well.
Here is the updated card for No Mercy in two weeks:
WWE World Championship – Triple Threat Match
AJ Styles (c) vs. John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
If Dolph Ziggler loses, he must retire
The Miz (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler
WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championships Match
Heath Slater and Rhyno (c’s) vs. The Usos
WWE Smackdown Women’s Championship Match
Becky Lynch (c) vs. Alexa Bliss