Following the announce of Roman Reigns vs. Edge for the Universal Championship at WrestleMania 37, Sasha Banks vs. Bianca Belair for the SmackDown Women's Championship was also made official for the event on the February 26, 2021 edition of SmackDown. Graham "GSM" Matthews gives his thoughts on Belair's big decision as well as Daniel Bryan entering the Universal title picture and why WWE should hold up on him against Reigns until after WrestleMania, the latest update on the tag team scene, Apollo Crews cutting his best promo to date, Tamina taking on Liv Morgan, Cesaro's amazing swing on Seth Rollins, what's on tap for next week, and more!
Days removed from winning the WWE Championship at Elimination Chamber, The Miz is on WrestleRant Radio to talk to Graham "GSM" Matthews all about it! Hear his thoughts on becoming WWE Champion for the first time in a decade, why he doubted it would ever happen again, proving his "haters" wrong, how this reign will differ from his first, vowing to headline WrestleMania 37 one year out, becoming a Grand Slam Champion, his "Hate Me Now" video package from WrestleMania 27, if Downstait will ever sing him to the ring, and his parents' reaction to his title win.
RJ Marceau then joins GSM to discuss AEW's shocking signing of Paul Wight (formerly known as Big Show)! Will he bring value to the company as a commentator? Will he wrestle and against who? Will he make Dark: Elevation must-see? They also get into the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, what Miz as WWE Champion means for WrestleMania and where it leaves Drew McIntyre, the positives and negatives of doing Bobby Lashley vs. Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns vs. Edge for the Universal Championship being made official, other possible 'Mania matches, thoughts on this week's episodes of NXT and Dynamite, who will win next week's WWE Women's Tag Team Championship match, why Britt Baker losing to Nyla Rose in the AEW World Women's Championship Tournament made zero sense, and more!
Are you any more excited for Elimination Chamber this Sunday than you were before Friday's SmackDown? Graham "GSM" Matthews isn't, and in his review of the February 19, 2021 episode, he explains why and shares his thoughts on the latest confrontation between Edge and Roman Reigns and why that has to be the WrestleMania match, Apollo Crews cementing his heel turn with his vicious attack on Big E and Shinsuke Nakamura, Seth Rollins addressing Cesaro, The Riott Squad taking on Tamina and Natalya in another meaningless match, Bayley hosting Ding Dong, Hello! with Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler, Reginald somehow earning Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair a WWE Women's Tag Team Championship opportunity at Elimination Chamber, Otis and Chad Gable turning heel on the Mysterios, the six-man tag team main event, and more!
After sharing some quick thoughts on this year's Daytona 500 to kick off WrestleRant Radio, Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau delve right into NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day and discuss why it was the spark the black-and-gold brand desperately needed. Hear their two cents on the signings of Eli Drake (now known as LA Knight) and Taya Valkyrie, the finals of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic for the men and the women, Kushida taking NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano for the limit and if that was his peak in NXT, why the NXT Women's Championship Triple Threat fell flat, if Raquel Gonzalez is next in line for a title shot, Finn Balor battling Pete Dunne for the NXT Championship, and a complete breakdown of Undisputed Era's shocking breakup. Was it overdue, or should they have stayed together until they made it to the main roster?
GSM and RJ then discuss how Lacey Evans' apparent real-life pregnancy will affect her upcoming Raw Women's Championship match against Asuka before getting into their preview and predictions for Sunday's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view including a United States Championship Triple Threat match, Keith Lee's status, what Bobby Lashley is being built up for, two huge Chamber matches, why Cesaro needs to face Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship, Kofi Kingston replacing The Miz and what it might mean (if anything), the possibility of a Brock Lesnar return and win, and more!