With WWE presenting its Payback pay-per-view this Sunday, Graham "GSM" Matthews and Tommy Sharp preview the full card for the event on WrestleRant Radio, starting with the controversial House of Horrors match. Is Bray Wyatt in desperate need of a major victory right now? From there, they talk about Randy Orton's role as WWE Champion, Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women's Championship, Kevin Owens being content not being in the main event, Seth Rollins' upward battle against Samoa Joe, Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy potentially breaking off into singles competition, Austin Aries' last shot at Neville's WWE Cruiserweight Championship, and what to expect on Miz TV with The Miz and Finn Balor.
In the second half of the show, the duo discuss Enzo Amore and Big Cass losing their luster, Braun Strowman's stunning loss streak heading into Sunday, Emma's recent run-ins with Dana Brooke, the mystery behind Miz's partner from Raw, Breezango's big win on SmackDown Live, Dolph Ziggler's issues with Shinsuke Nakamura, Rusev possibly challenging for a championship at Money in the Bank, SmackDown's women's division descending into chaos, and much more!
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!