Are you any more excited for Elimination Chamber this Sunday than you were before Friday's SmackDown? Graham "GSM" Matthews isn't, and in his review of the February 19, 2021 episode, he explains why and shares his thoughts on the latest confrontation between Edge and Roman Reigns and why that has to be the WrestleMania match, Apollo Crews cementing his heel turn with his vicious attack on Big E and Shinsuke Nakamura, Seth Rollins addressing Cesaro, The Riott Squad taking on Tamina and Natalya in another meaningless match, Bayley hosting Ding Dong, Hello! with Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler, Reginald somehow earning Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair a WWE Women's Tag Team Championship opportunity at Elimination Chamber, Otis and Chad Gable turning heel on the Mysterios, the six-man tag team main event, and more!
Seth Rollins Returns; Elimination Chamber Qualifiers Held (WWE SmackDown Review - February 12, 2021)
With Elimination Chamber right around the corner, Friday Night SmackDown gave fans a better idea of what to expect at the event. Graham "GSM" Matthews gives his full review of the February 12, 2021 episode with thoughts on the newly-announced Elimination Chamber match with the winner getting a shot at Universal Champion Roman Reigns that same night, who's in and who's not (and who should be), Shinsuke Nakamura challenging Big E for the Intercontinental Championship, Apollo Crews continuing his heel turn, Seth Rollins returning and ambushing Cesaro, Bayley battling Liv Morgan, The Street Profits taking on Otis and Chad Gable, if Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair are about to challenge for the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship, Daniel Bryan and Cesaro qualifying for the Chamber, and more!
The road to WrestleMania is officially underway and the February 6th edition of Friday Night SmackDown kicked it off in exciting fashion. In his complete review of the show, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses the seeds being planted for Roman Reigns vs. Edge and Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks at the event, why Carmella is merely a minor roadblock for Belair, the return of Jey Uso and if Jimmy Uso will soon follow, Dominik Mysterio finally defeating King Corbin, the releases of Lars Sullivan and Steve Cutler this week, if Cesaro's second straight win over Daniel Bryan is a sign of things to come and why Bryan needs to be careful with who he puts over, Bayley battling Ruby Riott, Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode getting new entrance music, Big E defending his Intercontinental Championship against Apollo Crews and Sami Zayn in a Triple Threat, Kevin Owens resuming his rivalry with Reigns, Seth Rollins returning next week, and more!
The January 29, 2021 edition of Friday Night SmackDown was all about getting ready for the Royal Rumble, and Graham "GSM" Matthews has plenty of thoughts on AJ Styles and other Raw Superstars crashing the show, Sasha Banks vs. Carmella for the SmackDown Women's Championship being added to the Rumble, Styles vs. Daniel Bryan and the multiple restarts that stemmed from it, Bianca Belair picking up her biggest win to date over Bayley, the continuation of the pointless feud between King Corbin and the Mysterios, Roman Reigns and Kevin Owens engaging in a war of words, Braun Strowman returning, and more!