John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE SmackDown from Toledo, Ohio.
The final SmackDown before the Elimination Chamber featured a Gauntlet match taking up the final 70 minutes the show, Mustafa Ali’s replacement is announced, the women’s teams determine who will start the Chamber match on Sunday, and McMiz TV debuts with The Usos.
Grab your tickets for POST Wrestling Live in New York on Sunday, April 7th with a special Q&A show with John Pollock and Wai Ting at the Broadway Comedy Club. The Q&A will go from Noon – 1:30 pm with a special meet-and-greet after the show and lots of time to get to MetLife Stadium for WrestleMania.
NEWS OF THE DAY: Pedro Morales passes away, an update on Sasha Banks, Cody undergoes knee surgery, New Japan announces cards, Raw’s viewership, updated Elimination Chamber card & more.
Plus Café feedback, comments & questions from the POST Wrestling Forum.
- John Pollock reviews WWE Raw from June 17, 2002, for the Raw leading into the King of the Ring, which we will review on Friday’s Rewind-A-Wai. This show dealt with the fallout of Steve Austin walking out on the company the previous week and the return of The Rock.
- Wai Ting reviews the return of Total Bellas from this past Sunday detailing Brie Bella’s struggles with her in-ring return and Daniel Bryan’s reluctance to embrace his “brand”
- A review of Being the Elite Episode 138 “Alpha and Omega” covering AEW’s press conference in Las Vegas, the announcement of the rematch between Kenny Omega and Chris Jericho, and the crew attends the Super Bowl.
- Plus, John recaps Stephanie McMahon’s recent interview on Facebook’s 3.5 Degrees podcast discussing her ascension in the company.
The Double Shot is available for all POST Wrestling Café patrons.
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