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Breaking down pro wrestling with thoughtful analysis of WWE, NXT, AEW, NJPW and beyond. Plus, instant analysis of pay-per-views and the latest news. Host Adam Silverstein and his co-hosts pull back the curtain, addressing the hottest topics and most controversial developments while putting the highs and lows of sports entertainment in context.

Getting Over: Wrestling Podcast


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    AEW: CM Punk returns, Quake by the Lake analysis | NXT: Heatwave ultimate preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 74:20

    AEW went all-in as it builds to All Out with three shows -- including a third Battle of the Belts and special Quake by the Lake edition of Dynamite -- while NXT found its footing ahead of Heatwave with plenty up in the air across the pond at NXT UK. Host Adam Silverstein dives into it all, including Ric Flair's Last Match [1:07:45], in a supersized episode. "The Silver King" opens with AEW [4:40] where CM Punk's return to close Quake by the Lake -- following a banger Jon Moxley vs. Chris Jericho title match -- may have injected some life into a brand that has been lacking creatively as of late. What follows is an NXT Heatwave ultimate preview [38:30] before of next week's loaded show as NXT attempts to repair struggles at the main event of its card. Adam then closes with a look at Ilja Dragunov relinquishing the NXT UK championship [1:00:55] as he wonders why Meiko Satomura vs. Sarray never happened as scheduled. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Creative improvements clear as Karrion Kross, women's tag titles, Dexter Lumis return

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 117:55

    WWE continued riding its post-SummerSlam momentum as the build to Clash at the Castle kicked into high gear. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open by breaking down clear improvements being made to creative under Triple H [6:35] before entering The Main Event [17:20] where they focus on Karrion Kross' surprising invasion of the Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre storyline and whether a women's tag team championship tournament signals the return of Sasha Banks and Naomi. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" then dive into the rest of the week across SmackDown and Raw in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [51:30] as topics include fans turning on Liv Morgan, Ciampa's elevation vs. Bobby Lashley, Dexter Lumis' shocking main roster debut, Kevin Owens going back to basics to write off Ezekiel, Edge's interesting storyline with the Mysterios and a major pop for Ricochet alongside Pat McAfee. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    NXT: Heatwave builds, new champions | AEW: Undisputed Elite splits as Adam Cole returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 53:02

    With both brands building to numerous special shows, NXT and AEW put a better foot forward this week. Host Adam Silverstein dives into the highlights and lowlights from both, starting with NXT's focus on title matches ahead of Heatwave [6:00]. The vacant women's tag team championship found a long-overdue home, while Carmelo Hayes again impressed with Solo Sikoa appearing to step up as No. 1 contender. Meanwhile, the main event storylines for the men and women continue to leave a lot to be desired, especially around Bron Breakker and JD McDonagh. AEW continued its trek to All Out [28:20] while promoting Quake at the Lake as Chris Jericho emerged, Undisputed Elite split after Adam Cole's return and Jamie Hayter got a big win alongside Britt Baker against Thunder Rosa and Tony Storm. Plus, a look at far too much undercard action being featured on AEW's limited TV time. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Triple H makes statement on banger Raw after SummerSlam -- change has arrived

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 111:02

    WWE followed a momentous SummerSlam with its best TV episode of 2022 as Triple H's influence could be felt across Monday Night Raw. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open with an extended discussion about obvious changes to WWE creative and how slight improvements made a world of difference [2:50]. "The Silver King" also waxes poetic about Brock Lesnar, offering a fresh perspective on his career with the Roman Reigns feud in the books [17:20]. The guys then move to an all-women's The Main Event [28:00] with looks at Becky Lynch's separated shoulder; Bianca Belair's rise; chaos created by Bayley, Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky; Ronda Rousey's suspension; and the futures of Sasha Banks and Naomi. Next is The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [56:50] where topics include Drew McIntyre emerging over Sheamus in a Donnybrook match, elevating the United States championship, a big moment for Ciampa, Seth Rollins starting a feud with the Street Profits, Edge's return, Rhea Ripley's uniqueness, Logan Paul's future and much more. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE SummerSlam 2022 results, instant analysis, grades: Returns, debuts and a tractor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 116:30

    Just minutes after WWE SummerSlam 2022 went off the air, host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini convene to break down WWE SummerSlam results with grades for each match and predictions going forward to Clash at the Castle with Getting Over's signature instant analysis. The guys discuss the shocking Last Man Standing -- and perhaps last ever -- match between Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar, Bianca Belair and Becky Lynch trying to repeat greatness, Liv Morgan's tough challenge against Ronda Rousey, Usos vs. Street Profits with Jeff Jarrett in the middle, celebrity matches with Logan Paul and Pat McAfee, Riddle confronting Seth Rollins, Drew McIntyre making a statement, Theory threatening to cash in Money in the Bank and a bevy of returns, debuts and surprises that kept the energy high all show. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW delivers bangers | NXT builds to Heatwave | ROH Death Before Dishonor analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 55:39

    AEW went heavy on its in-ring product this week as NXT began its build for a Heatwave TV special. But first, host Adam Silverstein opens with a dive into ROH Death Before Dishonor 2022 [5:05], including grades for both FTR vs. The Briscoes matches and thoughts on Claudio Castagnoli's win. Next is a look at AEW [18:10] where Dynamite flashed big guns as Bryan Danielson vs. Daniel Garcia and Jon Moxley vs. Rush delivered, Chris Jericho stepped up as a new (old) challenger and both Garcia and Ricky Starks were thrust into relevancy. "The Silver King" then moves to NXT [38:05] where a surprise appearance by Alundra Blayze clarified the women's tag team title storyline, Zoey Stark stepped into the spotlight, Julius Creed made his presence known and JD McDonagh continued to hit all the wrong notes since his debut. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE SummerSlam 2022 ultimate preview, predictions | Triple H takes over creative

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 135:35

    Paul Levesque (Triple H) stepping in as head of WWE creative sent shockwaves through the industry as the company gears up for WWE SummerSlam 2022, one of its biggest shows of the year. Host Adam Silverstein opens this special episode with The Main Event, an in-depth look at Triple H taking over creative from Vince McMahon [9:05], including all the changes that should be expected from Levesque's elevation. Co-host Chris Vannini joins "The Silver King" for a deep dive on the WWE SummerSlam card with Getting Over's signature ultimate preview [53:25] as they break down every match with predictions. The guys discuss the "last" Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar match, Theory potentially cashing in Money in the Bank, Jeff Jarrett as special guest referee for The Usos vs. The Street Profits, whether Bianca Belair and Liv Morgan will emerge with their respective titles against Becky Lynch and Ronda Rousey, and what's in store for Pat McAfee and Logan Paul in celebrity matches. Plus, Drew McIntyre's return to relevancy, Rey Mysterio's 20th anniversary celebration and in the rest of the week across SmackDown and Raw in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [41:00]. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    Vince McMahon retires from WWE, Brock Lesnar leaves, Triple H rises: Instant reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 43:18

    Vince McMahon has retired from WWE after 40 years leading the company as chairman, CEO and head of creative. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini quickly convene to share their instant reaction to one of the most monumental days in professional wrestling history. The guys discuss McMahon's impact on the industry and circumstances of his retirement, which will reshape WWE as a whole. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" also break down the elevation of Stephanie McMahon and Nick Khan,  Paul Levesque (Triple H) returning as executive vice president of talent relations and the futures of Bruce Pritchard and Kevin Dunn. Plus, Brock Lesnar walks out of SmackDown just hours before the show after learning of Vince McMahon's retirement. What does that mean for his SummerSlam main event with Roman Reigns? Don't miss this instant reaction. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    NXT steps up with return, debut | AEW overbooks Fyter Fest barbed wire match

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 47:16

    NXT brushed off some rough weeks of TV with an improved show, while the second week of AEW Fyter Fest disappointed with an overbooked barbed wire match main event of AEW Dynamite. Host Adam Silverstein dives into the last week across both brands starting with NXT [2:40] where Zoey Stark made a thrilling return, Cora Jade explained her turn on Roxanne Perez, Axiom debuted, The Dyad were (unfortunately) revealed and numerous storylines developed. Next is a look at the second and third AEW Fyter Fest shows [21:25], including an overbooked barbed wire everywhere match between Eddie Kingston and Chris Jericho, Kevin Gates appearing with Swerve in Our Glory, Cole Karter (Two Dimes) showing up, women's booking that is only getting worse by the week and more special shows upcoming. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Theory in spotlight as SummerSlam build stalls, TV-14 move coming soon?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 123:50

    The build to WWE SummerSlam 2022 is leaving a lot to be desired as it features rematches from WrestleMania and Money in the Bank along with two celebrity fights. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open The Main Event with a breakdown of SummerSlam [3:55] as they explain why the match card, lack of storylines and absence of underdogs has WWE's second-biggest event of the year feeling like anything but. The guys also discuss Raw reportedly moving to a TV-14 rating and whether that will have any impact on the product [24:00]. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" then move into The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [34:40] where topics include Theory being pushed front and center, Jeff Jarrett becoming special guest referee for The Usos vs. The Street Profits, Becky Lynch challenging Bianca Belair again, Kevin Owens' return, problems with Drew McIntyre's booking, successes with Pat McAfee and Logan Paul and everything else from the week in WWE. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW Fyter Fest 2022 results: Major title change | NXT booking is causing problems

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 50:10

    AEW featured two championship matches and a Jon Moxley bout on its first of four Fyter Fest episodes, while NXT continued its trend of surprising booking and curious creative decisions despite putting forward an entertaining show. Host Adam Silverstein dives into both brands, starting with AEW [2:52] where a major title change main evented Dynamite, Mox and Eddie Kingston both shined against Konosuke Takeshita, Orange Cassidy took Wardlow to the limit and the women's division got even more convoluted. Next, "The Silver King" breaks down the latest NXT [28:30] where Cora Jade's unnecessary and ill-timed heel turn on Roxanne Perez -- one week after they became women's tag team champions -- created confusion, Cameron Grimes' trajectory became apparent and some vignettes created interesting talking points for new and returning superstars. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: SummerSlam build lacks excitement, Vince McMahon faces more scrutiny

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 125:20

    WWE somewhat bungled its build for SummerSlam this week, presenting storylines that lack excitement and a cohesive direction. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini evaluate WWE's booking across its shows with "The Silver King" believing SmackDown was one of the worst episodes of television presented in quite a while [2:45]. The guys open with The Main Event where they cover Vince McMahon facing even more sexual misconduct allegations [15:40] and an undisputed WWE universal championship picture with Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar, Theory and Drew McIntyre that appears to be going nowhere [38:00]. "SK" and Vintage" then judge The Good, The Bad and The Ugly from this week [59:40], including early booking of Liv Morgan, Becky Lynch becoming Bianca Belair's top contender, Dolph Ziggler's surprising return on Raw, Edge's vignettes, plans for Finn Balor and Judgment Day, Ciampa finally explaining himself, Lacey Evans' heel turn, Alexa Bliss' future and much more. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    NXT Great American Bash 2022 results | AEW pushing title matches, specials

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 54:07

    NXT The Great American Bash left something to be desired, while AEW tried to find its footing on the extended build to All Out. Host Adam Silverstein breaks down everything from the week in NXT and AEW, opening with Great American Bash results, analysis and grades [4:00]. "The Silver King" dives into each match on the show, including Bron Breakker's title defense and new challenger, Carmelo Hayes' latest standout performance, a lackluster women's tag team championship change and forthcoming debuts. Next, Adam covers the latest from AEW [26:33], including Royal Rampage leading to Jon Moxley's first interim AEW title defense, Wardlow capturing the TNT championship, Christian Cage's forced outrage gimmick, repetitive booking and one intriguing area in which AEW's women's division is shining. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: SummerSlam build raises questions, Liv Morgan celebrates, Logan Paul signs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 97:10

    The build to WWE SummerSlam 2022 is off and running with some interesting developments making headlines. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open The Main Event by diving into whether the Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar billing -- "One last time. One last match. Last Man Standing" -- adds excitement to the undisputed WWE universal title match [8:45]. The guys also discuss plans for Theory's Money in the Bank briefcase before evaluating the influx of celebrities with Logan Paul signing with WWE, Pat McAfee being added to SummerSlam and Tyson Fury reportedly being in talks to wrestle at Clash at the Castle. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [48:50] features "The Silver King" and "Vintage" covering Liv Morgan's championship celebration outlook, Becky Lynch overcoming Asuka, Bobby Lashley receiving huge ovations, Maximum Male Models and everything else from SmackDown and Raw. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE Money in the Bank 2022 results, grades, instant analysis: Surprises, controversy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 100:30

    Just minutes after WWE Money in the Bank 2022 went off the air, host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini convene to break down WWE Money in the Bank results with grades for each match and predictions for storylines going forward to SummerSlam with Getting Over's signature instant analysis. The guys discuss the surprise winners in the men's and women's ladder matches, whether the new briefcase holders were the right choices and what it means for the championship pictures going forward. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" also dive into a stellar Usos vs. Street Profits undisputed tag team title match, Ronda Rousey's submission battle with Natalya, Bobby Lashley's response from the Las Vegas crowd and much more. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW Blood & Guts results, reaction | NXT Great American Bash ultimate preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 61:30

    AEW Dynamite: Blood & Guts delivered what was advertised coming off Forbidden Door, while NXT focused on its go-home build for The Great American Bash. Host Adam Silverstein breaks down everything from the week in AEW and NXT with co-host Chris Vannini joining the show as a correspondent from Detroit. "The Silver King" opens by diving into AEW Blood & Guts [4:45] -- namely the signature match which featured plenty of blood, an untimely injury and a curious finish -- along with Luchasaurus' heel turn and plans moving forward for the brand's championships. Next is Getting Over's signature ultimate preview of NXT The Great American Bash [36:30], including a look at the four title matches and whether this show is setting up a potential event for SummerSlam weekend. Plus: Diamond Mine intrigues while Toxic Attraction, Bron Breakker and Tony D'Angelo are wearing thin. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE Money in the Bank 2022 ultimate preview, predictions, matches: John Cena returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 96:58

    WWE's final premium live event before a run of three stadium shows, 2022 WWE Money in the Bank features a card filled with signature ladder matches and championships on the line, though it is once again missing Roman Reigns. Host Adam Silverstein takes a deep dive into Money in the Bank with Getting Over's signature ultimate preview [37:20] breaking down every match with predictions. Are Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch the obvious respective Mr. and Ms. Money in the Bank winners? More importantly, how will the briefcases be booked? Will any titles change hands before SummerSlam? "The Silver King" answers all of that and more after opening with a discussion in The Main Event [6:20] about John Cena's 20th anniversary return to WWE and the rest of the week across SmackDown and Raw in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [18:40]. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door results, grades, instant analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 88:57

    Just minutes after AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door went off the air, host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini convene to break down the results of the first dual-branded show between the companies with grades for each match and predictions about storylines going forward with Getting Over's signature instant analysis. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" discuss the interim AEW world championship match between Jon Moxley and Hiroshi Tanahashi, the not-so-surprise debut of Claudio Castagnoli (f.k.a. Cesaro), an incredible response for Kazuchika Okada, the match of the night between Will Ospreay and Orange Cassidy, and much more. The guys also break down how AEW and NJPW can improve on Forbidden Door in the future and why this may represent a turning point for an AEW product that has grown a bit stale recently.  Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door preview, predictions | NXT presents a mixed bag

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 103:33

    Despite a quick build with some major stars missing, AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door received some great go-home hype and ultimately looks to offer a strong card that should feature high-quality wrestling even with a lack of storytelling. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini take a deep dive with Getting Over's signature ultimate preview [43:30] as they break down the entire card with predictions for each match. Is Jon Moxley an absolute no-brainer to become interim AEW champion? Will Cesaro be the obvious replacement for Bryan Danielson? Did the inclusion of Kazuchika Okada ramp up the entire show? "The Silver King" and "Vintage" answer all of that and more. Plus, more in-depth thoughts on Cesaro and Danielson, a quick Blood & Guts preview and a look at Christian Cage's spectacular heel promo [36:30]. Adam also discusses Triple H's return to the WWE Performance Center before breaking down the latest edition of NXT [5:50], which pushed towards Great American Bash with a mix bag of interesting and convoluted storylines while failing to take advantage of some momentum the brand had created the last two weeks. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Brock Lesnar returns, Vince McMahon steps down, Money in the Bank builds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 112:11

    A wild, turbulent week in WWE continued with Vince McMahon resigning as chairman and CEO, Roman Reigns coming back to television, Brock Lesnar suddenly returning and Randy Orton's potentially missing extended time with an injury. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini attempt to wade through the major news in The Main Event [6:30] as they cover McMahon showing up on SmackDown and Raw, Reigns' first match in 75 days, Lesnar stepping into the SummerSlam main event and the upcoming booking of Riddle and Seth Rollins. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" then lead The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [1:11:05] with the continued build for the Money in the Bank matches while also covering Sasha Banks' future, a new title challenger for Bianca Belair, Becky Lynch's booking, a new Pat McAfee angle, the disappearance of Judgment Day, Ezekiel and Elias, and much more. Plus, who is the greatest WWE superstar of all time? Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    Vince McMahon under investigation | AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door build gets messy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 89:27

    An explosive investigation into WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon has rocked the professional wrestling world, leading host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini to open the show by taking a deep dive into reporting on the alleged hush money payments to a former employee. The guys break down the known information and provide their perspectives as to where this may lead for not only McMahon but WWE as a whole [6:35]. “The Silver King” and “Vintage” then dive into the build to AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door. Adam kicks things off with a review of NJPW Dominion 6.12 [28:55] before Chris joins to cover a wild episode of Dynamite [35:10]. They discuss Jon Moxley's face-to-face with Hiroshi Tanahashi, the stellar Hair vs. Hair opener with Chris Jericho and Ortiz, another disastrous Wardlow segment, a major title change and why much of what AEW is presenting has been so convoluted as of late. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    Raquel Rodriguez stops by | NXT: Cameron Grimes stars, Great American Bash builds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 51:33

    WWE SmackDown superstar Raquel Rodriguez joins Getting Over as she sits down with host Adam Silverstein to detail her first couple months on the main roster [3:15]. Rodriguez dives into whether she, Bianca Belair and Rhea Ripley are the heirs apparent to the Four Horsewomen, what it's like to be successful in NXT while awaiting a main roster call, why Chyna and Beth Phoenix were among her idols, tweaks to her character since joining SmackDown, getting over against Ronda Rousey and backstage tortilla fights. "The Silver King" then covers the latest edition of NXT [25:40], including Cameron Grimes' character change showcasing his range, what's next for for the women's division, Tony D'Angelo stepping up against Carmelo Hayes, Apollo Crews' strange vignette and the redebut of Giovanni Vinci. Plus, a look at two huge NXT UK matches [45:35]: Meiko Satomura vs. Ivy Nile and Ilja Dragunov vs. Jordan Devlin. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Roman Reigns' absence diminishes Money in the Bank | Jeff Hardy's DUI arrest

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 110:43

    Roman Reigns' extended absence from WWE and its premium live events looks to continue with Money in the Bank despite a surprise championship defense upcoming on SmackDown. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open The Main Event [25:30] by diving into Reigns' unexplained disappearance, why WWE booking is suffering massively, whether Reigns will overcome a Money in the Bank cash-in and if how his storyline has done a complete 180 in quality. The guys wrap with a Cody Rhodes injury update [49:25] and look at why the first four Money in the Bank qualifying matches have started the show's build with a thud [56:25]. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" then move into The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [1:12:25] where topics include Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch and Asuka, Bianca Belair and Rhea Ripley, GUNTHER winning the intercontinental title and an infuriating edition of Raw. Adam and Chris kick off the show with coverage of Jeff Hardy's third DUI arrest in four-plus years [3:00] and a discussion about how AEW should respond. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW, NXT: Interim world title moves, new title, Apollo Crews stars in return

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 59:53

    AEW began its trek toward crowning an interim world champion with a lacking battle royal and all-too-predictable end to Dynamite. Host Adam Silverstein dives into AEW's booking moves around the world title picture following CM Punk's injury [5:35], including the nonsensical decision to feature neither "Hangman" Adam Page nor Wardlow as contenders and the call to introduce a new championship simultaneously. "The Silver King" then covers the first episode of NXT after In Your House [39:45], featuring the surprising return of Apollo Crews in a big spot, a loaded North American title scene, Roxanne Perez winning the inaugural NXT Women's Breakout Tournament and much more. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Cody Rhodes status, Roman Reigns plans, Judgement Day swerve

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 114:14

    Cody Rhodes' injury may have thrown WWE's summer plans into turmoil, so how will WWE book its main event scene as Money in the Bank, SummerSlam and Clash at the Castle approach? Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open The Main Event [13:00] with an extended look at the timeline for Cody's torn pectoral, whether Roman Reigns will defend at Money in the Bank and if he is set to retain through Riddle and Randy Orton before facing Drew McIntyre. The guys also cover the scheduled return of John Cena, a tremendous MizTV segment and repetitive booking with The Usos. Next, "The Silver King" and "Vintage" break down the rest of the week in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [49:20] as topics include a masterful swerve and double turn involving Judgement Day and Finn Balor, Rhea Ripley and Natalya becoming No. 1 contenders, the continuations of New Day vs. Brawling Brutes and Kevin Owens vs. Ezekiel, Becky Lynch in a 24/7 segment and GUNTHER as the next Intercontinental champion. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE Hell in a Cell 2022 results, grades, instant analysis as Cody Rhodes stuns

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 90:37

    A torn pectoral muscle for Cody Rhodes sent shockwaves through the professional wrestling world before the main event of WWE Hell in a Cell 2022, and it resulted in one of the most memorable moments in sports entertainment history. Just minutes after the show went off the air, host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini convene to break down WWE Hell in a Cell results with grades for each match and predictions for storylines going forward with Getting Over's signature instant analysis. The guys discuss Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins III inside Hell in a Cell in exhaustive detail, including the extent of Cody's injury, why the booking did not change and what the future holds for both men. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" also dive into the stellar Bianca Belair vs. Asuka vs. Becky Lynch match for the Raw women's championship; Judgement Day's battle with AJ Styles, Finn Balor and Liv Morgan; and much more. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    NXT In Your House 2022 results, instant analysis, grades

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 34:33

    NXT In Your House exceeded the expectations of most as the brand's second premium live event of 2022 delivered in ways many did not believe it could. Just minutes after the show went off the air, host Adam Silverstein jumped on the mic to break down results of NXT In your House with grades for each match and analysis of storylines going forward. "The Silver King" discusses the NXT championship match between Bron Breakker vs. Joe Gacy hopefully ending their feud, two key title changes with some of NXT's biggest names going over, the seemingly endless reign of Toxic Attraction, the future of Diamond Mine and why storytelling needs intertwine with workrate to produce an entertaining show. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    CM Punk out indefinitely, AEW to crown interim champion: Instant reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 39:18

    Newly crowned AEW world champion CM Punk announced he is out indefinitely due to injury with AEW set to determine an interim world champion before the month is out in shocking news that rocked the professional wrestling world  Friday night. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini quickly convened for Getting Over's signature instant reaction show. The guys discuss the lack of clarity in CM Punk's promo regarding his status and future, whether there are hidden positives in his temporary departure, AEW's convoluted plans to crown an interim world champion, and the extremely messy handling of that explanation on AEW Rampage. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" also break down who should be win the interim title and how they would book the damn territory if given the opportunity. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    NXT In Your House 2022 ultimate preview; AEW fallout as MJF raises the rent

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 67:04

    NXT presents its second premium live event under its new banner as In Your House returns with a championship match-heavy card featuring many of the brand's biggest names. Host Adam Silverstein takes a deep dive with Getting Over's signature ultimate preview [6:15] as he breaks down every match with predictions. Are Bron Breakker and Mandy Rose no-brainers to retain their titles? What future is ahead for Diamond Mine and Toxic Attraction? Will Cameron Grimes vs. Carmelo Hayes steal the show again? "The Silver King" answers all of that and more. Plus, Adam breaks down the latest AEW Dynamite [36:55] led by MJF's headline-making work-shoot promo that may be far more work than shoot after all. Also: CM Punk learns his Forbidden Door opponent, Double or Nothing winners are booked to lose right away, and Jon Moxley vs. Daniel Garcia wins the week. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE Hell in a Cell 2022 ultimate preview, card, matches, predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 113:25

    WWE's final premium live event before a run of four major shows, 2022 WWE Hell in a Cell features a Raw-heavy card that should end long-running feuds. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini take a deep dive into Hell in a Cell with Getting Over's signature ultimate preview [50:35] as they break down the matches with their predictions. Will Cody Rhodes go 3-0 against Seth Rollins? Who should take the fall in Bianca Belair vs. Asuka vs. Becky Lynch? Will the undisputed tag team titles be defended? "The Silver King" and "Vintage" answer all that and more after opening with a discussion in The Main Event [7:40] about Money in the Bank moving from a stadium to an arena as Nick Khan faces his first clear failure in WWE. Plus, the guys talk Drew McIntyre, midcard title booking and superstars returning without plans in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [21:40]. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW Double or Nothing 2022 results, instant analysis, grades

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 116:43

    Controversy surrounded AEW Double or Nothing 2022 before the event began and after it concluded. Just minutes after AEW's second show of the year went off the air, host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini convene to break down the results with grades of the matches and analysis of storylines going forward. The guys discuss "Hangman" Adam Page vs. CM Punk for the world title, questions about MJF showing up for his match with Wardlow, where Anarchy in the Arena fits in professional wrestling and sports entertainment, strange decision making surrounding the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament and multiple finishes, the handling of three new talent debuts and the value of a card that stretched nearly 5 hours. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" break down all of that and more. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW Double or Nothing 2022 ultimate preview, card; NXT builds In Your House

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 110:51

    AEW presents its second pay-per-view of 2022 as Double or Nothing returns to Las Vegas with a loaded card that features high-quality wrestling but appears to lack in storytelling. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini take a deep dive with Getting Over's signature ultimate preview [10:35] as they break down the entire card with predictions for each match. Will CM Punk be thrust to the forefront as the next AEW champion? Does the MJF vs. Wardlow feud get ended or extended? Who will win the Owen Hart Tournaments? "The Silver King" and "Vintage" answer all of that and more. Plus, Adam breaks down the latest edition of NXT [1:34:00] as the build for In Your House continues with Bron Breakker vs. Joe Gacy disappointing, Roxanne Perez vs. Tiffany Stratton getting setup and two women's championship matches building with changes badly needed from Toxic Attraction. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: The Bloodline becomes undisputed; Sasha Banks, Naomi get suspended

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 123:40

    WWE finds itself in the middle of two major storylines -- one on TV and one off it. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini dive into The Bloodline becoming undisputed by unifying the tag team championships from RK-Bro as well as the indefinite suspension of Sasha Banks and Naomi as the leads of The Main Event [17:00] where they go in depth on both situations, including what the future holds for WWE on and off the screen. Who will step up to challenge Roman Reigns, and when exactly will he lose the titles? Will Sasha and Naomi return to WWE, or did a burn get burned for good on Friday night? "The Silver King" and "Vintage" then move into The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [1:04:00] where topics include a low point in the Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins feud; messy booking for Asuka, Becky Lynch and Bianca Belair; Judgement Day finally finding its groove, LA Knight becoming Max Dupri and a lot of disappointment across SmackDown and Raw. Plus, Stephanie McMahon makes a leave of absence from WWE. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW, NXT: MJF's contract, Jokers, In Your House builds, Owen issues

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 98:37

    AEW continues its build to Double or Nothing, while NXT is making some strides towards filling out its In Your House card. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open with The Main Event [5:25] as they dive into reported frustrations MJF had expressed about his contract and share why they believe he should receive a raise without an extension. The guys then break down the week in AEW [24:40], including the "Hangman" Adam Page vs. CM Punk feud heating up, a down moment in the MJF vs. Wardlow feud, problems with the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament matches, underwhelming Jokers and some truly confusing booking. Next, "The Silver King" looks at the latest edition of NXT [1:20:00], including the failures of the Bron Breakker vs. Joe Gacy feud, a big win for Santos Escobar, the futures of Indi Hartwell and Duke Hudson, and confusion about what's next for Diamond Mine. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Sasha Banks, Naomi walk out; Roman Reigns becoming Brock Lesnar?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 107:39

    In a shocking, controversial decision, Sasha Banks and Naomi walked out on WWE during Monday Night Raw over reported created differences. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open The Main Event with a deep dive into the incident [3:45], including the actions taken by Banks and Belair, creative plans, treatment of the women's tag team division, WWE's strange press release, Becky Lynch and Asuka saving the day, and what the future holds. The guys then jump back into their conversation about WWE's failure booking Roman Reigns as undisputed champion [42:50], whether he's becoming Brock Lesnar before our eyes and the potential unification of the men's tag team titles. "The Silver King" and "Vintage" then cover the rest of SmackDown and Raw in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [1:06:25] where topics include Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins inside Hell in a Cell, a big push for Raquel Rodriguez vs. Ronda Rousey, Bobby Lashley vs. Omas inside a steel cage and another reintroduction of Lacey Evans. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW, NXT: MJF steals show, women take over 2.0, Double or Nothing builds

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 97:11

    Celebrate episode No. 300 of the Getting Over: Wrestling Podcast as host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini take a short trip down memory lane to open the show before reviewing the latest and greatest across the last week in AEW and NXT. The guys open with AEW [15:40] where the build to Double or Nothing is off and running. MJF stole the show in his homecoming contract signing with Wardlow, while questions emerged about the decision to hold Jeff Hardy vs. Darby Allin as an Anything Goes match, the relevance of the Jericho Appreciation Society and whether AEW Dynamite is frequently better than the sum of its parts. Next, "The Silver King" dives into a female-focused edition of NXT [1:17:00] where women appeared in every match on a TV show for the first time in WWE history. Adam breaks down the conclusion of Natalya vs. Cora Jade, Sarray being revitalized alongside Chase U, Indi Hartwell's big opportunity, Kay Lee Ray's redebut as Alba Fyre and some messiness in the major men's storylines. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE: Roman Reigns' future, Judgement Day's potential, Lacey Evans' return

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 113:43

    With WrestleMania Backlash in the books, WWE began its build to Hell in a Cell and a stretch of four straight stadium shows with storylines that mostly delivered. Host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini open with The Main Event [11:20] as they take an extended look at the future of The Bloodline and Roman Reigns as the undisputed WWE universal champion. Will WWE end his reign properly, or will projected time off this summer threaten what has been built? Plus, why exactly are the tag team titles being unified? Next, "The Silver King" and "Vintage" dive into The Good, The Bad and The Ugly [45:10] where they tackle Cody Rhodes' United States championship match; Rhea Ripley's introduction into the Edge-led Judgement Day; mind-numbing booking involving Asuka, Becky Lynch and Bianca Belair; Alexa Bliss' return; the blown start to Ciampa's main roster run; what seems to be disastrous decision making as Lacey Evans is reintroduced to fans; and everything else from SmackDown and Raw. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    WWE WrestleMania Backlash 2022 results, instant analysis, grades

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 89:40

    WWE again exceeded expectations when it mattered with 2022 WWE WrestleMania Backlash overdelivering despite a lackluster build. Just minutes after the first premium live event since WrestleMania 38 went off the air, host Adam Silverstein and co-host Chris Vannini convene to break down the results with grades of the matches and analysis going forward. The guys discuss how Roman Reigns, The Usos, Drew McIntyre and RK-Bro put on one of WWE's best-ever six-man tag team matches and why all four rematches exceeded their WrestleMania counterparts, especially when it came to Charlotte Flair vs. Ronda Rousey in the show's lone title match. Plus, are Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins and Edge vs. AJ Styles heading for Hell in a Cell, and what was up with that Money in the Bank video package? "The Silver King" and "Vintage" break down all of that and more. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.

    AEW, NXT: Spring Breakin' results, releases, Wardlow shines, Hangman intrigues

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 61:10

    Releases in NXT and contract expirations in AEW hit the respective rosters. Host Adam Silverstein dives into the 14 wrestlers affected -- including notable names Dakota Kai, Malcom Bivens and Stu Grayson -- before Getting Over's weekly look at both brands. "The Silver King" begins with NXT Spring Breakin' results, grades and analysis [21:10]. Cameron Grimes, Carmelo Hayes, Solo Sikoa, Grayson Waller and Nathan Frazer stole the show in back-to-back matches, while the continuing Bron Breakker vs. Joe Gacy storyline remains extremely disappointing. Next is a look at the week in AEW [38:10], including "Hangman" Adam Page's most interesting promo since becoming champion, a dynamite segment with Wardlow and Impact's W. Morrissey (f.k.a. Big Cass), an intriguing men's bracket for the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament, force-feeding Ring of Honor matches onto AEW TV and the continued build for Double or Nothing. Follow Getting Over on Twitter @GettingOverCast.