Graham "GSM" Matthews welcomes good friend and wrestling aficionado John Nichols back to WrestleRant Radio for another sensational two-part interview! In the first hour of their can't-miss conversation, GSM and John discuss this past week's HORRIFIC episode of Monday Night Raw, this summer in wrestling in a nutshell, what to expect in the months ahead, why fans don't care about the Bella vs. Bella feud, the dropping of the Nation of Domination angle and why there's no consistency in WWE at the moment.
Plus, they get into how the Jack Swagger vs. Rusev feud should have been booked, thoughts on this year's SummerSlam pay-per-view, who should beat Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and when, if Hulk Hogan should wrestle one more match and how it could be done at WrestleMania 31, Bully Ray leaving TNA and why he wouldn't make it on his own in WWE right now, if a Dudley Boys reunion in WWE is possible, and much more!
This past week has the entire wrestling world talking, including Graham "GSM" Matthews! He kicks off this jam-packed edition of WrestleRant Radio with his thoughts on WWE signing Kevin Steen to a contract and what's in store for NXT for the fall, the new WWE logo and if it's an improvement over the old one, TNA moving to Wednesday nights and what it might mean for their future, and Bully Ray reportedly leaving the company this past weekend.
Then, it's time to talk the events of SummerSlam and Raw as GSM discusses if Rob Van Dam has been wasted in his latest run with the company, if Cesaro is currently being "buried" and what his future holds, Dolph Ziggler and Paige winning gold, putting the rumors of AJ Lee "distancing" herself from wrestling to rest, the awesome back-to-back matches between Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose and what's next for the feud, Nikki Bella turning heel and if her rivalry with Brie Bella will have potential, Brock Lesnar DESTROYING John Cena to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and who should beat him for the belt.
Plus, stay tuned till the end for an exclusive interview with New England Championship Wrestling's own Slyck Wagner Brown! Topics include the injury he suffered many months back and his road to recovery, what went through his mind when he was forced to relinquish the NECW title, what his goal will be upon his return to the ring, thoughts on Brad Hollister and the Iron 8 tournament, his wrestling school, the passing of The Ultimate Warrior, the new Nation of Domination (that has since been nixed), and much more!
It was another whirlwind week in the world of wrestling, and Graham "GSM" Matthews crams his thoughts on all the latest happenings within the matter of one hour! GSM kicks off this week's episode giving his two cents on Alberto Del Rio's shocking WWE release, what reportedly went down, who's in the right and who's in the wrong, if he should be brought back and where WWE went wrong with The Mexican Aristocrat. From there, he addresses the rumors of SmackDown moving back to Thursdays nights, if it's a good idea, what problems it might face, when fans can expect this move to be made official and the biggest problem the blue brand currently faces.
In the second half of the show, GSM gives his on-site report of the TNA Impact Wrestling event he attended in New York City on August 6 (where the September 4 and September 11 were taped). Be mindful while listening that his breakdown of the taping contains SPOILERS, so if do not want to know what happens on Impact Wrestling for the next month, skip ahead roughly 30 minutes. In the final few minutes of WrestleRant Radio, GSM gives his full picks, preview and predictions for WWE's SummerSlam pay-per-view and why he has high hopes for Sunday's event.
The newest WrestleRant Radio features all the latest news and notes from the last week in wrestling, and host Graham "GSM" Matthews covers it all! He gives his thoughts on TNA's recent Destination X show, "Guardians of the Galaxy" and why you should go see it, Ricardo Rodriguez being released and how WWE missed a golden opportunity to reunite him with Alberto Del Rio, the WWE Network subscriber count and what's wrong with the platform. GSM also reviews Raw and offers his two cents on the awesome Brock Lesnar and John Cena interview, how Adam Rose can become Leo Kruger again, the Beat the Clock Challenge matches, and the Stephanie McMahon and Brie Bella contract signing.
Then, John Nichols returns to WrestleRant Radio for another exclusive interview with GSM to discuss the end of The Undertaker's undefeated streak at WrestleMania 31 and if Brock Lesnar was the right guy to end it (should have it been The Rock?), when he would have ended it and how he would have booked it, who The Rock should face if he were to return to the ring next year, CM Punk's abrupt WWE departure and if he is in the right or wrong, if he'll ever return, the breakup of The Shield and how all of its members have been brilliantly booked since, the epic Raw they both attended on June 30 and their horrendous experience they had at the final Raw of 2009, Batista's most recent run with the company, the state of TNA, if we'll ever see Sting in WWE, and much more!