Brand Split be dammed, the January 21, 2022 edition of Friday Night SmackDown featured a slew of Superstars from Raw as well as a pair of WWE Hall of Famers. Graham "GSM" Matthews gives his complete review of the show including thoughts on The Bloodline celebrating Roman Reigns' record-setting reign as Universal Championship, appearances from Eric Bischoff, Jeff Jarrett and Summer Rae, Big E coming to Kofi Kingston's aid against Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss, Aliyah's rematch with Natalya and Xia Li finally resurfacing, The Viking Raiders battling Los Lotharios, Sonya Deville screwing over Naomi yet again in her match with Charlotte Flair, Johnny Knoxville going after Sami Zayn, Sheamus vs. Ricochet, Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens taking on The Usos in a high-stakes main event, and more!
What has become of the blue brand? In his review of the January 14, 2022 edition of Friday Night SmackDown, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses the startling lack of star power on the show currently before getting into new number one contenders to the SmackDown Tag Team Championship being crowned, the latest on the Shinsuke Nakamura and Sami Zayn feud, Aliyah beating Natalya in the quickest match in WWE history, Lita returning only to be confronted by Charlotte Flair, Sheamus and Ricochet ripping it up, King Woods going down with an injury, Madcap Moss shockingly beating Kofi Kingston, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins going face-to-face, and more!
The first Friday Night SmackDown of 2022 was certainly an eventful one, and Graham "GSM" Matthews has a full on-site report from the show! Hear his thoughts on the two stars that appeared in the dark match and what it might mean for their respective futures, Brock Lesnar confronting a returning Roman Reigns and if they're building to a title unification match at WrestleMania 38, Sami Zayn inexplicably losing to Rick Boogs before being tossed over the top rope by Johnny Knoxville, Impact Knockouts Champion Mickie James and other notable names being announced for the women's Royal Rumble match, Charlotte Flair vs. Naomi, the latest garbage from Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss, The Usos defending the SmackDown Tag Team Championship against The New Day in a Street Fight main event, Seth Rollins seemingly stepping up as Reigns' Royal Rumble opponent, what happened after the show went off the air, and more!
Twas the Fight Before Christmas; Miracle on 34th Street Fight! (WWE SmackDown Review - December 24, 2021)
In his full review of a special Christmas Eve edition of Friday Night SmackDown, Graham "GSM" Matthews discusses Paul Heyman's excellent sit-down interview with Kayla Braxton and what's next for him, Charlotte Flair defending the SmackDown Women's Championship against Toni Storm, Sami Zayn reigning supreme in the 12 Days of Christmas Gauntlet match to become the number one contender to the Intercontinental Championship, Drew McIntyre and The New Day vs. Madcap Moss and The Usos in a six-man tag team Miracle on 34th Street Fight main event, and more!