This Sunday's WWE TLC pay-per-view may not be the most stacked show on paper, but that doesn't stop Graham "GSM" Matthews from breaking down the card from its entirety with special guest Russel "Rusty" Rutigliano! They offer their full picks and predictions for the event including the strong presence the Cruiserweights will have on the show, Sasha Banks rekindling her rivalry with Alicia Fox and why it's unnecessary, Asuka making her in-ring debut against Emma and why it's imperative WWE book her the right way, Finn Balor's brutal feud with Bray Wyatt, making a case for Mickie James winning the Raw Women's Championship, whether Enzo Amore will regain the WWE Cruiserweight Championship from Kalisto, and The Shield's chances of emerging victorious in their return match versus The Miz, The Bar, Braun Strowman and Kane.
Other topics of discussion include a report regarding The Undertaker reuniting with Kane at Survivor Series to take on The Shield, Jinder Mahal vs. Brock Lesnar at the event, why the TLC pay-per-view is no longer necessary, how WWE is ruining Shinsuke Nakamura, Yankees possibly heading to the World Series, and much more!
WrestleRant Radio recently celebrated four years on the airwaves, and to commemorate the occasion, Graham "GSM" Matthews hosts another exclusive interview on the show with WWE Superstar Sin Cara! Ahead of the release of his new Rebook Classic merchandise exclusively on Footlocker.com on Friday the 13th, the former NXT Tag Team Champion has plenty to say about the project and where the idea stemmed from, who else in the WWE locker room has a love for shoes, idolizing Eddie Guerrero, Latino stars in WWE, a potential dream match with Rey Mysterio, wrestling for the Intercontinental Championship in his native Texas at WrestleMania 32, the Cruiserweight division, his goals going forward, and a number of other topics.
From there, GSM gives his brief on-site report of the Fozzy concert he attended last week as well as thoughts on the new Global Wrestling Network and why it's a steal of a deal, a Hell in a Cell review and why The Usos vs. The New Day might be one of the best bouts in WWE all year, Baron Corbin capturing the United States Championship, how Shinsuke Nakamura's stock has dropped within the company, Sami Zayn turning heel, The Shield reuniting, Kalisto winning the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, Neville possibly leaving WWE, a quick recap of NXT, and much more!
Sorry about your damn luck! James Storm talks to Graham "GSM" Matthews on WrestleRant Radio about his favorite Bound for Glory match to date, if his TNA World Heavyweight Championship win was planned ahead of him in late 2011, and constantly reinventing himself! From there, Spenser Hunt joins the show to help GSM preview and predict the entire card for WWE's Hell in a Cell pay-per-view event this Sunday!
They talk if The Hype Bros are on the verge of splitting up, how hard it is to care about Dolph Ziggler nowadays, what's next for Randy Orton and Rusev beyond their rubber match, if Carmella will cash in her Money in the Bank briefcase for the SmackDown Women's Championship, why Tye Dillinger should be a part of the United States Championship match, how The New Day vs. The Usos could steal the show, if Jinder Mahal will survive another night as WWE Champion, Shane McMahon and Kevin Owens waging war inside Hell in a Cell, and much more!
Before breaking down the week in wrestling, Graham "GSM" Matthews shares a quick clip of his brief interview with Impact's Ethan Carter III, who talks the amount of creative freedom he has in the company compared to his time in WWE NXT! From there, GSM gives his quick recap of his experience at NXT Lowell last Thursday night, thoughts on Ring of Honor's excellent Death Before Dishonor pay-per-view event, why you need to watch Killshot vs. Dante Fox from the latest Lucha Underground episode, and rumors regarding the return of Kaitlyn to WWE.
Plus, listen as he reviews WWE's No Mercy pay-per-view event as well as Raw and SmackDown Live from this week and gives his two cents on Jason Jordan's shortcoming against The Miz and if their feud will continue while Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt should NOT continue, Cesaro's mouth getting messed up in the match of the night at No Mercy, Alexa Bliss moving into a feud with Mickie James, how John Cena vs. Roman Reigns delivered and Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman did not, Enzo Amore winning the WWE Cruiserweight Championship and what it means for the Cruiserweight division, The Shield reuniting soon and who they should face at TLC, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn stealing the show on SmackDown Live, The Usos and The New Day doing battle inside Hell in a Cell, and much more!
Ahead of WWE No Mercy on Sunday, Jamie Lee Mac returns to WrestleRant Radio to preview and predict the entire event with Graham "GSM" Matthews! Before before they get into their picks for the pay-per-view, the duo discuss Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing and the legacy he leaves behind, Starrcade returning and the ridiculous amount of WWE pay-per-views, highlights from Monday's Raw, early candidates for WWE's Superstar of the year for 2017, Jinder Mahal's controversial promo from Tuesday's SmackDown Live and why he needs to drop the WWE Championship as soon as possible.
From there, they talk No Mercy and Enzo Amore's chances of capturing the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, Bray Wyatt turning face after his feud with Finn Balor wraps up, pitching a Fatal 4-Way for the Raw Tag Team Championship as the TLC main event, why it's soon for Jason Jordan to become Intercontinental Champion, Bayley winning the Raw Women's Championship and how it could lead to the anticipated program with Sasha Banks, who goes over between John Cena and Roman Reigns and why it can't be a one-time deal, and the best booking options for the Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman Universal Championship match.
Plus, stay tuned for quick comments from Konnan from Wednesday's Impact conference call talking Rey Mysterio's status with the company and the presentation of LAX!