With several new championship contenders crowned, Graham "GSM" Matthews and Tommy Sharp waste no time in sharing their thoughts on the week that was in WWE on WrestleRant Radio. Of course, they start off with what everyone's been talking about: Jinder Mahal earning a WWE Championship match against Randy Orton at Backlash! No, seriously. Then, they get into Charlotte Flair's brewing bad blood with Naomi, the inevitability of Bayley vs. Sasha Banks, Primo and Epico getting a fresh coat of pain and what's next for American Alpha, what the hell a House of Horrors match is, and if The Hardy Boyz are bound to branch off into singles competition eventually.
From there, GSM and Tommy discuss the path of destruction carved by Braun Strowman on Raw this week and Roman Reigns has a chance of beating him again, Seth Rollins and Samoa Joe settling their score at Payback, Kevin Owens' "Face of America Open Challenge," AJ Styles and Baron Corbin doing battle, The Miz and Dean Ambrose rekindling their rivalry, Austin Aries being outnumbered by Neville and TJ Perkins, if the Raw Tag Team Championship is in the sights of The Club, Finn Balor's future on Raw, and more!
It was nothing short of a newsworthy week in WWE with the Superstar Shake-up making massive changes to the SmackDown Live and Raw rosters! Having been in attendance for the SmackDown in Boston on Tuesday night, Graham "GSM" Matthews and Tommy Sharp reunite on WrestleRant Radio to talk about the experience and the fallout from the Superstar Shake-up! Who's moving where and what impact will they have on their new show?
Starting with Raw, the duo discuss the possibility of The Shield possibly reuniting on Monday nights, The Revival's impactful arrival, TJ Perkins' change in attitude and alliance with Neville, whether Seth Rollins staying put on Raw was a wise choice, Nia Jax's recklessness in her match with Charlotte Flair (as well as Jinder Mahal with Finn Balor), Braun Strowman's ruthless attack on Roman Reigns, the state of Raw's women's division, and a rare champion vs. champion main event.
From there, GSM and Tommy delve into SmackDown Live and analyze Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn joining the blue brand, Randy Orton's outing with Erick Rowan, The New Day joining SmackDown's tag team ranks, Mojo Rawley's recent rise, Tye Dillinger riding a wave of momentum, a star-studded main event, Shinsuke Nakamura setting his sights on Dolph Ziggler, and much more!
WWE WrestleMania 33 weekend is in the books, but the aftershock of the event is still in full effect! The returning Jamie Lee Mac joins Graham "GSM" Matthews on WrestleRant Radio to review the entire pay-per-view from top to bottom! They're talking the epic return of The Hardy Boyz and whether they will continue to use the "Broken" gimmick, the Cruiserweights on Kickoff show, AJ Styles and Shane McMahon opening the show with an instant classic, the future of the Kevin Owens vs. Chris Jericho rivalry, the Raw and SmackDown Women's Championship matches, John Cena proposing to Nikki Bella, how Seth Rollins vs. Triple H might have been the best bout of the night, why Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar was exactly what it needed to be (and why Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton was not), and The Undertaker's final match versus Roman Reigns.
Plus, the duo discuss Drew McIntyre's return to WWE and signing with NXT, Mauro Ranallo potentially leaving the company and why it would be a big blow, where this WrestleMania ranks among past installments, and much more!
It's a SUPER-SIZED episode of WrestleRant Radio ahead of WWE WrestleMania 33 this Sunday as Graham "GSM" Matthews and Tommy Sharp break down the entire card from start to finish and offer their candid predictions for each matchup! They start with the bouts taking place Kickoff show including Neville vs. Austin Aries for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, the fourth-annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal (and Tommy's bold prediction for who wins), and Alexa Bliss' chances of retaining her SmackDown Women's Championship in the Six-Pack Challenge.
From there, they shift their shifts to the main card and analyze why Dean Ambrose doesn't care about the Intercontinental Championship, how being a prizefighter will lead to Kevin Owens beating Chris Jericho for the United States Championship, why Nia Jax will be one to watch in the Raw Women's Championship Fatal 4-Way elimination match, the very personal mixed tag team match pitting John Cena and Nikki Bella against The Miz and Maryse, and if The Club will be in their element in a Ladder match defending their Raw Tag Team Championship against Enzo Amore and Big Cass and Cesaro and Sheamus.
Finally, GSM and Tommy give their hot takes on AJ Styles' battle with Shane McMahon, whether Roman Reigns will be successful in retiring The Undertaker, the Seth Rollins vs. Triple H Non-sanctioned match, what it will take for Bray Wyatt to beat Randy Orton and maintain his WWE Championship, and how long the Universal Championship match will last between Brock Lesnar and Goldberg.
Only 10 days out from WrestleMania 33, Graham "GSM" Matthews and Tommy Sharp reunite on WrestleRant Radio to offer an early preview of the pay-per-view! They're looking at each matchup on the card based off recent developments, including the women's championship matches on both Raw and SmackDown Live. What are Bayley and Alexa Bliss' chances of emerging victorious with their titles intact? Will The Club be a similar disadvantage when they defend their Raw Tag Team Championship against Enzo Amore and Big Cass as well as Cesaro and Sheamus?
From there, the duo discuss a variety of other WrestleMania-related topics including Roman Reigns' rivalry with The Undertaker and whether Reigns will really retire The Deadman, Shane McMahon not being on AJ Styles' level, where Braun Strowman fits into WrestleMania, Seth Rollins and Triple H waging war in an Unsanctioned match, the Intercontinental and United States Championship matches, the possibility of John Cena proposing to Nikki Bella after their match with The Miz and Maryse, the latest on the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, and much more!