The latest episode of WWEC Radio starts out on a somber note as Graham "GSM" Matthews, RJ Marceau and Tommy Sharp (calling in from Parts Unknown!) discuss the shocking death of women's wrestling pioneer Chyna, who passed away this week at age 45, as well as her incredible impact on the industry and whether a WWE Hall of Fame induction is only inevitable.
From there, they get into Wednesday's enjoyable edition of NXT and offer their two cents on the anticipated debut of No Way Jose and if the gimmick has lasting power, Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady's apparent swan song from NXT against American Alpha, Nia Jax's strong showing versus Deonna Purrazzo, Samoa Joe and Apollo Crews doing battle in the main event, and the overall direction of the brand in the weeks to come. To close it out, the trio preview tonight's SmackDown, NXT's live event in Lowell, MA, and more!
On the heels of another awesome week in the world of WWE, Tommy Sharp and Graham "GSM" Matthews dive right into it all by sharing their immediate reaction to Wednesday night's noteworthy edition of NXT featuring the televised in-ring debuts of Shinsuke Nakamura and Austin Aries, Samoa Joe's violent path of destruction and where it's headed next, why Tye Dillinger is a grossly underrated talent, Bayley's first match since losing the NXT Women's Championship, and what's on tap for next week's episode.
In the second half of the show, the dynamic duo preview the upcoming edition of SmackDown with thoughts on Chris Jericho and his pending program with Dean Ambrose, what The Lunatic Fringe can do to act more insane, the continuation of the WWE Tag Team Championship No. 1 Contender's tournament, The Miz coming into his own as a heel with Maryse by his side, Zack Ryder's passionate WWE.com interview with Michael Cole, and much more!
Tommy Sharp, Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau are back to break down one of the most newsworthy and jam-packed weeks in wrestling history! First, they preview what's on tap for tonight's SmackDown including Roman Reigns' response to AJ Styles becoming the new No. 1 contender to his WWE World Heavyweight Championship, The Vaudevillians' main roster debut (and whether they're able to get over), a blockbuster main event, and more!
From there, they get into what everyone has been talking about: WrestleMania 32 and NXT TakeOver: Dallas! The trio share their thoughts on the revamping of the women's division and the tremendous Triple Threat match, Zack Ryder and The Miz winning the Intercontinental Championship, Shinsuke Nakamura and Sami Zayn contesting a classic, American Alpha and Askua winning gold, the bloody brawl between Finn Balor and Samoa Joe, what's next for the Samoan Submission Machine, Bobby Roode signing with NXT, and all the NXT call-ups on Raw. Also, are they more excited for the future of NXT or the main roster right now?
Only one day ahead of WWE NXT TakeOver: Dallas, Tommy Sharp, Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau break down the star-studded card and give their thoughts on every advertised matchup! Before that though, they review Wednesday's go-home edition of NXT featuring a fantastic promo from Baron Corbin, dominating performances from American Alpha and The Revival, a brawl between Finn Balor and Samoa Joe, and more.
Then, they get into their FULL PREDICTIONS for TakeOver: Dallas including Apollo Crews vs. Elias Sampson (?), Baron Corbin vs. Austin Aries, Sami Zayn vs. the debuting Shinsuke Nakamura, The Revival vs. American Alpha for the NXT Tag Team Championship, Bayley vs. Asuka for the NXT Women's Championship (and possible involvement from Eva Marie and Nia Jax), and Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe for the NXT Championship. Plus, could we see Balor and/or Joe surface on the main roster at WrestleMania 32 or on Raw the next night?
Following a two week hiatus, WWEC Radio is back with a bang as Tommy Sharp, Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau give their candid thoughts on all the latest happenings in the world of wrestling, more specifically the rocky road to WrestleMania 32. What was WWE thinking by adding so many matches to the card last night? Will the Dallas crowd be exhausted by night's end? What incentive do fans have to care about a majority of the matches? They're asking and answering all those questions and plenty more in regards to The Show of Shows on April 1.
To close out the episode, the trio preview (all right, spoil) tonight's episode of SmackDown when GSM and RJ give an on-site report of the show in Boston. They discuss live notes from the combatants in the Divas Championship match at 'Mania battling it out, The New Day killing it and their dynamic with League of Nations, Roman Reigns ditching his crowd entrance, Brock Lesnar returning to the blue brand, and much more!