In his review of the March 26, 2021 edition of Friday Night SmackDown, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses Edge apparently cementing his heel turn, Seth Rollins colliding with Shinsuke Nakamura in a rematch from Fastlane, Apollo Crews pinning Big E in a six-man tag team match to earn yet another shot at the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 37, two more matches added to the card, Logan Paul's involvement in Kevin Owes vs. Sami Zayn, Bianca Belair battling Natalya and tensions rising between her and Sasha Banks, Rey Mysterio rekindling his rivalry with Dolph Ziggler, the Universal Championship match at 'Mania turning into a Triple Threat, and more!
WrestleRant Radio hosts yet another huge interview this week as Graham "GSM" Matthews chats with WWE SmackDown Superstar Daniel Bryan about his rivalry with Roman Reigns, fatherhood, why he wants to wind down his days as an active performer, stars he feels are currently underrated or underutilized in WWE, opponents he'd be interested in facing from other promotions, what he regrets about his time being retired five years ago, and more!
Plus, RJ Marceau joins GSM to discuss Kane and The Great Khali being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame (as well as another notable name that's being rumored) and give their full review of Sunday's Fastlane pay-per-view including the apparent end of RETRIBUTION, if the build to Sasha Banks vs. Bianca Belair has been underwhelming, the bad finish to Apollo Crews vs. Big E, if Cesaro could beat Seth Rollins at WrestleMania 37, the No Holds Barred war between Drew McIntyre and Sheamus, the return of The Fiend, if The Miz vs. Bad Bunny being a singles match at 'Mania is a mistake, and Rhea Ripley making an immediate impact upon arriving on Raw.
The March 19, 2021 edition of Friday Night SmackDown, the final stop ahead of Sunday's Fastlane pay-per-view, was a significant step up from recent weeks for the blue brand. Graham "GSM" Matthews gives his full analysis of the episode and discusses Sasha Banks defending her SmackDown Women's Championship against Nia Jax, Shinsuke Nakamura stepping up to Seth Rollins, turmoil in the tag team ranks, Roman Reigns interrupting Daniel Bryan, the hilarious promotion for King Corbin vs. Sami Zayn and the possibility of Zayn vs. Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 37, why the Big E vs. Apollo Crews feud is one of the best things going in WWE right now, Bianca Belair battling Shayna Baszler again and why the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship might change hands at Fastlane, Edge returning to action on SmackDown for the first time in 10 years against Jey Uso, and more!
Fresh off her history-making NXT Women's Tag Team Championship win, Shotzi Blackheart talks to Graham "GSM" Matthews on WrestleRant Radio about her title win, teaming with Ember Moon, teams she wants to face, her WWE journey so far, debuting on NXT TV as quickly as she did, lessons she learned on the independent scene, the passing of her chicken PekPek, her favorite match, and more!
RJ Marceau then joins GSM to talk more about WWE Network's move to Peacock, Andrade requesting his release from WWE and if Aleister Black will follow suit, where both would be best to wind up, Eric Bischoff being announced for the WWE Hall of Fame 2021 Class, two WrestleMania match announcements and the little fanfare surrounding them, The New Day winning back the Raw Tag Team Championship and who their next opponents will be, the latest with the Braun Strowman vs. Shane McMahon feud, who's next for Raw Women's Champion Asuka, Fastlane predictions for Sunday, quick thoughts on Wednesday's episode of NXT featuring an illogical NXT Tag Team Championship main event and the return of WALTER, and why the Unsanctioned Lights Out match between Britt Baker and Thunder Rosa on Dynamite was the greatest women's match in AEW to date.