There's a ton to get to on this week's WrestleRant Radio, but first, Graham "GSM" Matthews welcomes all-new SmackDown Women's Champion Bianca Belair on the show for an exclusive interview! They chat about her history-making main event win at WrestleMania 37, her match with Banks being an instant classic, having fans back in the building, the backstage reaction, celebrating with her husband Montez Ford and her family, and more!
The rest of the show features a complete breakdown of WrestleMania weekend from GSM and RJ Marceau with thoughts on NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver Night 2, the best and worst of both nights of WrestleMania, Bobby Lashley shockingly retaining the WWE Championship, how WWE can follow up on Cesaro's huge victory over Seth Rollins, Bianca Belair becoming the new SmackDown Women's Champion, why The Fiend losing to Randy Orton was incredibly stupid, the terrific Triple Threat main event for the Universal Championship, and quick thoughts on Monday's disappointing post-WrestleMania Raw and Wednesday's AEW Dynamite.
Stick around for GSM's two cents on the WWE roster cuts announced on Thursday including Samoa Joe, The IIconics and Mickie James, among others.
The excitement of WWE's WrestleMania week is in full force on WrestleRant Radio, and in a bit of breaking news, Grammy-nominated rapper and producer Wale will sing Big E to the ring on The Grandest Stage of Them All this Sunday! The Intercontinental Champion talks to Graham "GSM" Matthews about how it happened, his friendship with Wale, being back in front of fans, the importance of defending the title at WrestleMania, his favorite live performance to have taken place at The Show of Shows, and more!
Then, after giving their quick thoughts on this year's WWE Hall of Fame ceremonies and Night 1 of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver, GSM and RJ Marceau give their full preview and predictions for WrestleMania 37! Hear their thoughts on why Cesaro must beat Seth Rollins, the absurdity of the Steel Cage match between Braun Strowman and Shane McMahon, The New Day defending their Raw Tag Team Championship against AJ Styles and Omos, which match will main event Night 1, why isn't imperative Bianca Belair becomes SmackDown Women's Champion on Saturday night, WWE Champion Bobby Lashley's chances of victory versus Drew McIntyre, Logan Paul's involvement in Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn, Rhea Ripley needing to avenge last year's WrestleMania loss, and who is walking out the Universal Champion.
One week out from WrestleMania weekend, Graham "GSM" Matthews gives his thoughts on the April 2, 2021 edition of Friday Night SmackDown featuring Edge's promo cementing his heel turn and why he's better off in that role, the eight-man tag team match and next week's WrestleMania edition of SmackDown, the pros and cons of it, Seth Rollins and Cesaro going face-to-face, Shayna Baszler losing to Natalya in under a minute, what the post-match angle could be leading to, Kevin Owens crashing Sami Zayn's red carpet premiere with Logan Paul, Bianca Belair beating Carmella, the Street Fight main event between Daniel Bryan and Jey Uso, and more!
NXT United Kingdom Champion WALTER joins Graham "GSM" Matthews on this week's WrestleRant Radio to talk his upcoming title defenses against Tommaso Ciampa and Rampage Brown, his WWE journey so far, returning to NXT after a year away, his historic title reign, his instant classics with Ilja Dragunov and Tyler Bate, why he's enjoyed wrestling without a crowd, being an attraction wrestler, if he'd ever go to NXT full-time, opponents he still wants to face, and more!
GSM and RJ Marceau are also talking William Shatner being announced for the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2021, Monday's abysmal episode of Raw, the mind-boggling decision to break up The Hurt Business and what it might be leading to, Christian Cage's return to the ring on AEW Dynamite, QT Marshall debuting a new heel stable, why Cody Rhodes the Arcade Anarchy main event, Kenny Omega's next opponent, the convoluted Battle Royal main event on NXT, what else stood out from the show, NXT officially moving to Tuesdays after WrestleMania 37, and complete predictions for TakeOver: Stand & Deliver next week!