Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau have no shortage of topics to talk about on this WrestleRant Radio, including an eventual Survivor Series event from WWE last weekend. The duo discuss the women's WarGames match, Bayley's upcoming babyface turn and the odds of a returning Sasha Banks factoring into the storyline, Gunther and Rhea Ripley retaining their titles, if Zoey Stark can get over with the audience, Dragon Lee's standout showing against Santos Escobar, why the men's WarGames match was the match of the night, and Randy Orton's return and what's in store for him on the road to WrestleMania.
And of course, they address the Pepsi-tattooed elephant in the room: CM Punk's shocking return to WWE! Hear their thoughts on how they reacted, how it was handled, if WWE bringing him back is more of a risk or a reward, his polarizing promo on Monday's Raw, his most likely WrestleMania match, and what direction WWE should take his character in. They're also talking Bryan Danielson heading the committee that made the decision to fire Punk from AEW, MJF reportedly suffering a torn labrum and how it's a terrible situation for AEW, if it guarantee Samoa Joe is leaving Worlds End as AEW World Champion, QT Marshall announcing his departure and reports regarding why it happened, and who should win the Continental Classic.
In his complete audio review of the final Friday Night SmackDown before Survivor Series, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses Bayley attempting to drive a wedge between Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair, Shotzi's abysmal promo in the opening segment, The Judgment Day defending the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship against The Street Profits, Kevin Owens and LA Knight teaming up to take on Austin Theory and Grayson Waller, Santos Escobar attacking Carlito and who will now replace Carlito against Escobar at Survivor Series, Pretty Deadly battling The Brawling Brutes again and the latest tension teased between Butch and Ridge Holland, if Lynch and Flair could coexist against Damage CTRL in the main event, and more!
The annual Thanksgiving edition of WrestleRant Radio features Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau reviewing AEW Full Gear and talking the top takeaways! Hear their thoughts on MJF successfully defending his AEW World Championship against Jay White, Swerve Strickland beating Adam Page in a gruesome Texas Death match and where Swerve goes from here, The Golden Jets earning an AEW World Tag Team Championship opportunity with a win over The Young Bucks and how there's nothing left for The Elite to do collectively, Toni Storm and Julia Hart capturing gold, Will Ospreay signing with AEW and if he made the right call, wanting to see more wrestlers take risks in 2024, MJF potentially "secretly re-signing" with AEW and what the better career choice for him would be, and WWE reportedly having interest in Kazuchika Okada.
Plus, FULL PREDICTIONS for Saturday's WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view including Carlito vs. Santos Escobar, Gunther vs. The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship, Rhea Ripley vs. Zoey Stark for the Women's World Championship, who will win women's WarGames, Randy Orton joining field for men's WarGames, if CM Punk will pop up in Chicago, and more!
In his complete audio review of the November 17, 2023 edition of Friday Night SmackDown, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses why Bayley being booted from Damage CTRL is inevitable, The Street Profits becoming the number one contenders to the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship in a Triple Threat tag team match, tension tension between Ridge Holland and Butch, Dragon Lee vs. Axiom, Santos Escobar's excellent explanation for his betrayal of Rey Mysterio, Grayson Waller vs. Cameron Grimes, Paul Heyman addressing Solo Sikoa's defeat of John Cena, LA Knight vs. Jimmy Uso and Cody Rhodes randomly making the save, Becky Lynch being revealed as the final member of the women's WarGames match, and more!