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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

Graham "GSM" Matthews is joined by one-half of Raw Tag Team Champions, Montez Ford, to talk The Street Profits' recent rivalry with The Viking Raiders on Raw! Ford has a lot to say about how important it is to provide fans with entertainment during these strange times, how more Superstars could benefit from going outside of the box and being granted creative freedom, what other skits we can expect from the two teams, how it's been working alongside his wife Bianca Belair on Raw, if he ever thought he and Angelo Dawkins wouldn't win the NXT Tag Team Championship, how it compared to winning the Raw Tag Team Championship in Brooklyn, what the plans were when they were called up to the main roster, becoming a "meme" by vigorously shaking the ring ropes, kind words that Shad Gaspard had for him before he passed, how he planned on spending his 30th birthday, and more!

RJ Marceau and GSM then give their full preview and predictions for Sunday's NXT TakeOver: In Your House event! Hear their thoughts on Nia Jax injuring Kairi Sane on Raw, WWE reportedly banning the buckle bomb, if Damian Priest will rise to the occasion against Finn Balor, Karrion Kross taking on Tommaso Ciampa in his first TakeOver match, if anyone is on WWE's radar right now to sign, if Rhea Ripley and Io Shirai have lost momentum lately and it's a must-win situation for Shirai in the Triple Threat at TakeOver, how NXT can improve its tag team division, if NXT will be hurt by multiple Superstars getting called up to the main roster, Johnny Gargano vying for Keith Lee's NXT North American Championship, and if Velveteen Dream is the right guy to end Adam Cole's lengthy NXT Championship reign.

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It's Seth Rollins birthday! What are some of Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau's favorite matches and moments featuring The Monday Night Messiah? Also on this week's WrestleRant Radio,​ they're reviewing AEW Double or Nothing from Saturday night! Where does it rank among other pay-per-view events AEW has done to date? Hear their thoughts on AEW's burgeoning tag team division (and the current issues it faces), if the Casino Ladder match should become an annual occurrence at Double or Nothing, Brian Cage's debut, if a title shot is in MJF's future, why Cody winning the AEW TNT Championship may have been the right move, Hikaru Shida becoming the new AEW Women's Champion, Jon Moxley retaining his AEW World Championship over Brodie Lee, and why the Stadium Stampede worked so well.

For the rest of the show, GSM and RJ shoot the breeze about the pros and cons of Chris Jericho potentially facing Mike Tyson, FTR's AEW arrival, Apollo Crews capturing the United States Championship, Angel Garza beating Kevin Owens, who else Seth Rollins could recruit into his group, Drake Maverick advancing in the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament, why it's now or never for Io Shirai at NXT TakeOver: In Your House, rave reviews for the first-ever Fight Pit between Matt Riddle and Timothy Thatcher, Riddle reportedly being SmackDown bound sooner rather than later, WWE adding a crowd of wrestlers to their shows, The IIconics teasing a split as well as MJF and Wardlow, Deonna Purrazzo joining IMPACT, Chelsea Green firing Robert Stone as her agent, Cody starting an open challenge gimmick, Adam Cole defending his NXT Championship against Velveteen Dream at TakeOver (again), and much more!

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The wrestling world mourned the loss of Shad Gaspard this past week, and to kick off WrestleRant Radio, Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau share their thoughts on the tragedy and remember his WWE career. They're also discussing Drew Gulak's departure from WWE as well as the recent Owen Hart episode of Dark Side of the Ring before getting into their preview and predictions for Saturday's AEW Double or Nothing pay-per-view event! Who will become the new number one contender to the AEW World Tag Team Championship? Plus, the duo get into their picks for MJF vs. Jungle Boy, Britt Baker vs. Kris Statlander, Hikaru Shida challenging Nyla Rose for the AEW Women's Championship, who will win the Casino Ladder match and who the mystery ninth entrant could be, the Stadium Stampede match between The Elite and The Inner Circle, Lance Archer and Cody colliding to determine the inaugural AEW TNT Championship, why Jon Moxley defending his AEW World Championship against Jon Moxley is premature, and more!

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Days removed from becoming Mr. Money in the Bank, SmackDown Superstar Otis is on WrestleRant Radio to chat with Graham "GSM" Matthews about his mindset heading into the pay-per-view, his storyline with Mandy Rose and the importance of long-term storytelling in wrestling, teaming with Tucker and how much winning the tag titles with him eventually would mean, beating Dolph Ziggler at WrestleMania 36, his favorite Chris Farley movies, and what he has planned for his first date with Mandy when the pandemic dies down.

The second half of the show features GSM and the returning RJ Marceau breaking down a newsworthy week in wrestling including Alberto Del Rio's recent arrest and why he won't (and shouldn't) be welcomed back to WWE any time soon, Sami Zayn being forced to relinquish the Intercontinental Championship and who the new champ might be, the Wild Card Rule seemingly returning and why it won't help the ratings, how WWE failing to create new stars is finally catching up the company, and thoughts on the premiere of Undertaker: The Last Ride and Season 2 of Dark Side of the Ring.

The duo also discuss last Sunday's Money in the Bank pay-per-view and how it exceeded expectations, Asuka and Otis winning the briefcases, the state of Raw's women's division with Becky Lynch getting pregnant, where Asuka goes from here as Raw Women's Champion, if Otis will cash in his contract successfully, MVP and Bobby Lashley finally forming an alliance and if it has potential, dissension in the ranks of Zelina Vega's stable and if it's too soon, The IIconics returning, Jinder Mahal possibly turning face, what's next for Seth Rollins following his loss to Drew McIntyre, if Shayna Baszler can still be redeemed, the Randy Orton and Edge rivalry continuing, Matt Riddle and Timothy Thatcher splitting up, NXT bringing back the In Your House theme for the next TakeOver special, Damian Priest being revealed as Finn Balor's attacker, an appearance from Mike Tyson and more announced for Double or Nothing, if Sting is AEW bound, and more!

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Fresh off his appearance on the "David Shultz and the Slap Heard Round the World" episode of Dark Side of the Ring, former pro wrestler and current CEO of Mansfield Entertainment Eddy Mansfield joins Graham "GSM" Matthews on WrestleRant Radio to talk everything you may and may not have heard on the show! He has a lot to say about how he was portrayed on the episode, his controversial line about Abraham Lincoln and what he actually meant by it, why wrestlers need SAG, when his wrestling career came to an end, how the business has and hasn't changed since ABC's 20/20 special aired, if he's talked to John Stossel since, if he believes WWE purposefully tried to get David Shultz fired, his thoughts on Jim Cornette, what he's up to today and where his love for production came from, and much more!

In the second half of the show, RJ Marceau returns to give his preview and predictions for Sunday's WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view with GSM! Hear their thoughts on what other matches could be added to the card, the SmackDown Tag Team Championship Fatal 4-Way, Tamina's chances against SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley, Bray Wyatt challenging Braun Strowman for the Universal Championship, Drew McIntyre defending the WWE Championship against Seth Rollins, and who will win the men's and women's Money in the Bank Ladder matches. Plus, they spend some time talking the best movies to watch on Disney+, including Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!

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Graham "GSM" Matthews and RJ Marceau waste no time in giving their thoughts on Cain Velasquez being released from WWE to kick off WrestleRant Radio, what went wrong and if it changes whether UFC fighters will want to get into wrestling, if Samoa Joe's in-ring career is in jeopardy upon returning to Raw commentary, thoughts on the contract signing, top stars being absent from the show lately, MVP moving into a managerial role, what matches could be added to the Money in the Bank card, what Jinder Mahal's ceiling for success is now that he's back, Apollo Crews being bumped from the men's Money in the Bank Ladder match and who might replace him.

GSM and RJ also give their immediate reaction to Curtis Axel's WWE release and discuss the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament continuing, if El Hijo del Fantasma might ultimately be revealed as the leader of this new luchador stable, Candice LeRae reinventing herself as a heel, the issue with Charlotte Flair as NXT Women's Champion, the controversy surrounding Velveteen Dream and if it'll affect him winning the NXT Championship next week, The Newly-Bro Show, Keith Lee defending the NXT North American Championship against Damian Priest, the semifinals of the AEW TNT Championship Tournament on AEW Dynamite, the cameos in the latest Bubbly Bunch, Britt Baker continuing to shine as a heel, if they'd pay full price for Double or Nothing on pay-per-view, and much more!

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It's Draft Day on WrestleRant Radio as RJ Marceau is giving Graham "GSM" Matthews his predictions for one of the biggest nights of the year for NFL fans! They're also getting into Rob Gronkowski returning to the gridiron and what that means for his WWE career and 24/7 Championship reign (as if anyone cares anyway), how the coronavirus pandemic will affect SummerSlam's status for Boston, recent Raw shows at the Performance Center, Money in the Bank emanating from Titan Towers in Stamford, the latest on who's qualified so far, if Zelina Vega's stable is already dead in the water, Seth Rollins challenging Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship at Money in the Bank, Shayna Baszler's booking, Sarah Logan reportedly returning soon (despite still being fired), and if Nia Jax's is reckless in the ring. 

Plus, the duo is discussing who attacked Finn Balor at the beginning of NXT, the heel promo from Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae and what was wrong with Gargano's logic, why the NXT North American Championship picture needs more variety, Reina Gonzalez's awesome new finisher, Drake Maverick getting a ton of TV time and whether his firing is a work, other Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship Tournament coverage, El Hijo del Fantasma's debut, Dexter Lumis teaming with Velveteen Dream against Undisputed Era in the main event, the AEW TNT Championship Tournament semifinals being set, why Brodie Lee's Vince McMahon rip-off character isn't working, and more!

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