In his complete review of the September 24, 2023 edition of AEW Collision, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses the new matches announced for WrestleDream, Christian Cage capturing the AEW TNT Championship in a three-way match with Luchasaurus and Darby Allin, Rob Van Dam returning for a tag team match with Hook against Matt Menard and Angelo Parker, Julia Hart issuing an AEW TBS Championship open challenge to Kris Statlander, Jay White beating Andrade El Idolo and what it might be leading to, FTR defending the AEW World Tag Team Championship against The Workhorsemen, a Texas Death match main event between Bryan Danielson and Ricky Starks, and more!
Collision at Risk of Losing Identity as AEW Alternative? (AEW Collision Review - September 16, 2023)
We're three weeks into the post-CM Punk era of AEW Collision, and already it's starting to feel like Dynamite and Rampage. Is the show at risk of losing its identity as AEW's own alternative? Graham "GSM" Matthews reviews the September 16, 2023 edition and discuses the dilemma the show is currently facing, Ricky Starks and Big Bill battling Blackpool Combat Club, FTR defending the AEW World Tag Team Championship against Iron Savages, Anthony Bowens vs. John Silver, Aussie Open's WrestleDream challenge to FTR, Andrade El Idolo vs. Scorpio Sky, why The Righteous' win over The Hardys doesn't mean as much as it should, Britt Baker challenging Kris Statlander for the AEW TBS Championship, and more!
Tony Khan Addresses CM Punk's Departure; Final All Out Hype (AEW Collision Review - September 2, 2023)
AEW announced its termination of CM Punk on Saturday evening, and in a shocking move, AEW president Tony Khan actually addressed his departure at the start of the September 2, 2023 edition of AEW Collision. Graham "GSM" Matthews praises the promotion's handling of the situation and the timing of it before discussing Ricky Steamboat introducing the returning Bryan Danielson as Ricky Starks' opponent for the Strap match at All Out, The Acclaimed and Billy Gunn's first defense as AEW World Trios Champions, Aussie Open in action, Darby Allin explaining to Nick Wayne why he forgave AR Fox, NBA legend Dennis Rodman making an appearance and what he'll be doing at All Out, The Outcasts being back on the same page, Powerhouse Hobbs and Miro brawling before All Out, Jay White vs. Dax Harwood in the main event, who showed up at the end of the episode, final hype for tonight's pay-per-view, and more!
In his complete review of the Fight for the Fallen edition of AEW Collision on August 19, 2023, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses how FTR still technically appeared on the episode as originally advertised and an update on the Cash Wheeler situation, some strong vignettes, CM Punk accepting Samoa Joe's All In challenge, Jay White vs. Dalton Castle, Bullet Club Gold vs. Iron Savages, Ricky Starks' "suspension" changed and managing Big Bill, Willow Nightingale beating Diamante and why an AEW TBS Championship shot should be in her future, Powerhouse Hobbs vs. Miro being made official for All Out, Darby Allin and Christian Cage colliding in the main event, and more!