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Join Graham “GSM” Matthews every Thursday as he runs down his weekly wrestling rants, welcomes guests, hosts exclusive interviews and more!

Episodes

Days away from the five-year anniversary of when he debuted in WWE, AJ Styles is on WrestleRant Radio this week for an exclusive interview with Graham "GSM" Matthews! They recall Styles' Royal Rumble arrival in 2016 and what that moment meant to him, if he almost went to NXT first, his time in TNA, Swoggle his entrance recently in IMPACT, if he was ever close to leaving WWE in 2019, thoughts on Bullet Club reuniting, how close he is to retirement, facing Shinsuke Nakamura and The Undertaker at WrestleMania, and more!

GSM is then joined by RJ Marceau for their weekly wrestling rundown talking WWE announcing the next three WrestleMania locations, Randy Orton's Raw promo and if he's headed for another match with The Fiend, Alexa Bliss' big main event win over Asuka, the rest of Raw's women's division and why it's a mess at the moment, why the Royal Rumble declarations make no sense, Gillberg's appearance and why it worked, what's next for The Hurt Business, the latest on the men's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, who will win the women's Dusty Classic, the return of the Fight Pit on NXT, if Adam Page will end up joining The Dark Order, Sting and Darby Allin agreeing to team up, and why Wednesday's AEW Dynamite just fell flat.

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WrestleRant Radio welcomes one of its greatest guests ever this week in Stone Cold Steve Austin! Graham "GSM" Matthews talks to him about Season 2 of Straight Up Steve Austin, if he has a favorite guest, eventually interviewing The Rock, his thoughts on the WWE product without fans and his current favorites, his last Raw appearance in March 2020 and why he hated it, how podcasting differs from hosting reality TV, coming into his own as an interviewer, and the origin of his "I'll catch your ass down the road" catchphrase!

Meanwhile, GSM and RJ Marceau pull no punches when it comes to their review of Raw from Monday night, which saw the absence of several stars including WWE Champion Drew McIntyre who tested positive for COVID-19. However, the duo discuss why that's no excuse for why the show suffered along with Triple H's random return, all of the impromptu matches, and potential WrestleMania matches for AJ Styles and Edge. And what the hell is going on with Charlotte Flair, Ric Flair and Lacey Evans?

GSM and RJ are also talking the men's and women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classics kicking off on NXT and who should win each one, the debut of MSK, the NXT Women's Championship and NXT Championship pictures, what could be in store at the next TakeOver special, who will win in the Fight Pit next week, Xia Li continuing to impress, Pac vs. Eddie Kingston opening Night 2 of AEW New Year's Smash, the endgame for Inner Circle, why The Waiting Room sucked, The Elite reuniting, AEW's babyface problem, Serena Deeb defending the NWA World Women's Championship against Tay Conti, Brian Cage contending for Darby Allin's AEW TNT Championship, and more!

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Graham "GSM" Matthews rings in the new year by airing his exclusive interview with WWE Raw Superstar Keith Lee! Ahead of his WWE Championship match against Drew McIntyre at Legends Night Raw, The Limitless One had a ton to say about his breakout 2020, what he hopes to accomplish in 2021, his outstanding WWE 24 documentary and how it came about, getting his entrance music changed, why he altered his ring gear, desired dream opponents, his thoughts on Brodie Lee, and more!

From there, GSM and RJ Marceau give an official wrap-up of last week's Year in Review Awards as well as predictions and a wish-list of what they'd like to see happen in WWE and AEW! What can both promotions improve on? What can they be doing less and more of? What needs more focus? They also talk Legends Night falling flat, Goldberg returning to challenge Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship at Royal Rumble and why he can't win, Kenny Omega successfully retaining his AEW World Championship against Rey Fenix and the Bullet Club reunion that came afterward, where the angle might be headed, why Sting's latest appearance was a waste of time, highlights from NXT New Year's Evil, Damian Priest and Rhea Ripley reportedly getting called up to the main roster soon, and more!

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What better way to close out a tumultuous 2020 than with one of the biggest episodes of WrestleRant Radio of all-time? Graham "GSM" Matthews is joined by RJ Marceau and Alexis DiGiacomo for a special tribute to the late, great Brodie Lee, predictions for next week's New Year's Evil edition of NXT, and the much-anticipated 2020 Year in Review Awards for WWE, NXT and AEW! Hear who won the Male and Female Wrestlers of the Year, Men's and Women's Matches of the Year, WWE and AEW Tag Teams of the Year, and much more, along with their analysis for each category!

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Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau are in the holiday spirit on this very special Christmas Eve edition of WrestleRant Radio! They're talking what they expect to happen on Friday's Christmas SmackDown, if Sunday's TLC pay-per-view was one of WWE's strongest in 2020, The Miz's failed Money in the Bank cash-in, Sasha Banks' next opponent for the SmackDown Women's Championship, The Hurt Business becoming Raw Tag Team Champions, the problem with Charlotte Flair returning and winning the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship with Asuka, who Asuka should defend the Raw Women's Championship against at WrestleMania 37, if the Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns rivalry will continue, the polarizing ending to the Firefly Inferno match between Randy Orton and The Fiend, thoughts on Monday's abysmal episode of Raw, why a Legends night won't fix the record-low ratings (and what could), and more!

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This week's WrestleRant Radio opens with Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau talking Cody and Brandi Rhodes' exciting announcement (and how it also means we're fortunately not getting Brandi vs. Jade Cargill for the foreseeable future)! What's up with so many wrestlers having babies these days? They then analyze the highs and lows of Monday's Raw and how the show has become almost unwatchable lately, if a Jeff Hardy and Riddle tag team has potential, Keith Lee reportedly being sent to the Performance Center for further training and why it may not be such a bad thing, rumored matches for WrestleMania 37, Goldberg's WWE Untold documentary, and FULL PREDICTIONS for Sunday's WWE TLC pay-per-view event featuring two TLC matches, a Firefly Inferno match, Asuka's mystery partner, and more!

GSM and RJ are also discussing this week's episodes of AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT, Austin Theory being a future star, Tyler Rust having an impressive performance against Tommaso Ciampa, where the Xia Li and Boa storyline might be headed, Kyle O'Reilly becoming the number contender to the NXT Championship, the stacked card that could be on tap for New Year's Evil, why NXT has the best women's division anywhere in America right now, and the original idea for Melina's WWE return.

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Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau kick off this week's WrestleRant Radio with a full review of WWE NXT TakeOver: WarGames IV! They're talking whether the WarGames matches delivered, who stood out from each one, Raquel Gonzalez being next in line for an NXT Women's Championship opportunity, where the Tommaso Ciampa vs. Timothy Thatcher feud is headed, Dexter Lumis vs. Cameron Grimes in a Strap match, Johnny Gargano regaining the NXT North American Championship and potential opponents for him, Undisputed Era's big win, if Pat McAfee will be sticking around (and why he should), Karrion Kross returning, and Finn Balor's next NXT Championship challenger for New Year's Evil.

GSM and RJ are also breaking down Wednesday's newsworthy episode of AEW Dynamite featuring Sting's first promo and if he's headed for a match against Cody Rhodes, the Shaq and Brandi Rhodes interaction, Don Callis and Kenny Omega's promo and appearance on IMPACT! Wrestling, MJF holding onto the Dynamite Diamond Ring, if AEW will be able to sustain their audience, quick thoughts from Monday's mediocre episode of Raw, and more!

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