More how the titles of today compare to the titles with the same names from the '90s.You want to know how WWE ranks the titles or how the internet ranks the titles?
Then where are the PPV show stealers for the midcard titles? Byran vs Dolph or HBK vs Razor?You're reading too much into it. It's as simple as this - World Titles now = World Title then, IC Title/US Title now = IC title then.
It's really not that hard to understand. You have the main title and the midcard title on each show - same format as it was for the single branded product in the 90s.