Chris Spisak (a.k.a. Speez) and 15-year pro wrestling veteran Silky Baines (a.k.a. The Benchmark of Professional Wrestling) catch you up on all the latest news from the world of professional wrestling, include WWE, AEW, NXT, NJPW, and more!
Speez & Silky offer up their picks for Night 1 of AEW's FyterFest and NXT's Great American Bash. Plus, the latest WWE news following tonight's RAW.
Silky and Speez are back to discuss the fallout from Impact Wrestling's decision to release Tessa Blanchard and strip her of the world title. What's next for Tessa? Plus, Round 2 of the New Japan Cup, the Undertaker tribute on SmackDown, and this week's Benchmark Power Rankings!
The fallout from the #SpeakingOut movement continued today with both Impact and AEW disciplining members of their respective rosters. Speez catches you up on all the latest details. Plus, a look at tonight's RAW featuring FOUR championship matches!
Matt Riddle made a tremendous impact in his SmackDown debut, picking up a huge win over Intercontinental Champion AJ Styles. Speez & Silky offer there thoughts on the Bro and how far he can go in WWE. Plus, thoughts on the #SpeakingOut movement, the first round of the New Japan Cup, and this week's Benchmark Power Rankings!
Speez & Silky take a look back at all the highs and lows of last night's Backlash PPV. Plus, the latest from tonight's RAW; a preview of the New Japan Cup; and a brand new edition Smark Tears!
Our good friend Mags from the UK joins Speez & Silky to preview this weekend's WWE Backlash! Plus, thoughts on tonight's SmackDown and this week's Benchmark Power Rankings!
Speez & Silky are back in the saddle discussing all the results from last night's NXT In Your House PPV. Plus, can FTR bring sanity to the AEW tag team division. And a look at all of the latest WWE news following tonight's episode of RAW.
Silky and Speez catch you up on the latest news from tonight's SmackDown; FTR's interview with Jim Cornette; and their picks for this weekend's NXT In Your House PPV. Plus, this week's Benchmark Power Rankings!
On the latest episode, Speez & Silky discuss Tully Blanchard's promo on Shawn Spears, Rey Mysterio's "retirement" and all the happenings from tonight's Monday Night RAW.
FTR (formerly The Revival) made their debut on AEW Dynamite this week. What does that mean for the company's tag team division? Plus, Jeff Hardy gets arrested for drinking and driving, but was he set up? It's a solo Speez episode of the show that includes HIS top 5 wrestlers of the week on The Benchmark Power Rankings!
Silky and Speez offer their thoughts on this weekend's AEW Double or Nothing PPV. Plus, the latest news following tonight's Monday Night RAW that saw Apollo Crews capture the United States Title; Drew Gulak's potential return to the WWE; and MLW & Ring of Honor each re-sign one of their biggest stars.
The Queen of NE (@TheQueenOfNE on Twitter), host of the Queen's Court podcast, joins us to preview Saturday's AEW Double or Nothing Card. Plus, Styles and Hardy advance in the Intercontinental Title tournament; and this week's Benchmark Power Rankings.
Lio Rush is throwing shade, the Street Profits are throwing axes, and Dana Brooke is taking on....Jim Cornette?!? Speez & Silky on all that and this week's Monday Night RAW!
Silky and Speez are back talking AEW Double or Nothing, the Intercontinental Title Tournament, and the new NXT Tag Team Champions. Plus, will Otis finally crack Silky's Top 5 in this week's Benchmark Power Rankings?
Otis defied all odds last night by capturing the men's Money in the Bank briefcase and triggering Silky in the process. He and Speez break down all the results from Sunday's PPV. Plus, Becky Lynch is pregnant, Asuka is champ, and Twitter is angry in a brand new edition of Smark Tears!
For the third straight year, Speez & Silky are here to guide you through WWE's Money in the Bank weekend! Hear our picks for the ladder matches as well as the other bouts on the card. Plus, Silky reveals this week's Benchmark Power Rankings.
Speez & Silky are here to catch you up on all the latest news from the world of wrestling! AJ Styles made his successful return to RAW tonight by qualifying for the Money in the Bank match. ACH spoke up for the first time since his rocky exit from WWE. And last (and certainly least), we take you back to 1989 for a review of WCW's Halloween Havoc!
On the latest episode, Speez tries (and fails) to convince Silky of the brilliance that is Otis. Plus, a look ahead to Cody vs. Archer, Io vs. Charlotte, and the new home of The Revival. And this week's edition of the Benchmark Power Rankings.
Speez & Silky walk you through tonight's RAW, featuring Jinder Mahal's return, Apollo Crews' injury, and the Top 10 Career Defining Moments for Triple H. Plus, a look back at SummerSlam 2013 with CM Punk's epic No Holds Barred Match against Brock Lesnar.
Only one spot remains in both the Men's and Women's Money in the Bank match. Speez & Silky catch you up on the latest qualifiers. Plus, a look ahead to the semifinals of the AEW TNT Title Tournament and our thoughts on how the WWE can get the 24/7 title off of newly signed Tampa Bay Buccaneer Rob Gronkowski.
Tonight on RAW, we saw three new qualifiers for the men's Money in the Bank match and a LOT of Zelina Vega. We catch you up on the latest news from WWE. Plus, a look back at the 2000 Fully Loaded PPV, featuring a Last Man Standing Match between Triple H & Chris Jericho and the WWF Championship match between Chris Benoit and The Rock.
WWE made some huge cuts to their roster this week. We catch you up on all the latest on who's in and who's out. Plus, two more qualifiers for this year's restructured Money in the Bank match and our thoughts on the passing of Howard Finkel.
Separated by social distancing, Speez & Silky power through to bring you another exciting edition of the show. This week: three women qualify for the Women's Money in the Bank match; Drew McIntyre faces Andrade in a champion vs. champion showdown on RAW; and we take a look back at the 2001 No Way Out PPV featuring a three stages of hell match between Stone Cold Steve Austin and Triple H!
Speez & Silky are back to discuss the WWE parting ways with The Revival; Ronda Rousey spewing venom at the WWE Universe; and all the latest news and results from AEW, NXT and SmackDown.
Speez & Silky are talking all things WrestleMania 36: From the Boneyard to the Funhouse, the show stealers and the bathroom breaks. Plus, a look at the debuts and returns on tonight's edition of RAW and a brand new episode of Smark Tears!
Speez walks you through all of the matchups and storylines headed into this weekend's WrestleMania 36 from the WWE Performance Center!
We take look back to when WrestleMania went Hollywood: WrestleMania 21! Plus, the latest news from the go home episode of RAW prior to this weekend's Mania from the Performance Center!
WrestleMania 36 is in the can, but who actually made it to the tapings? We update you on the latest news. Plus, our thoughts on Brodie Lee and Chris Jericho from this week's AEW Dynamite.
We catch you up on the latest news from Monday Night RAW before taking a look back at one of the great WrestleMania events ever: WrestleMania X-Seven from the Astrodome in Houston!
AEW Dynamite saw the debuts of both Matt Hardy and Brodie Lee. What does their arrival mean for All Elite? Also, the latest WrestleMania news following Friday's SmackDown on Fox!
On a special 3:16 Day edition of the show, we discuss the WWE's plans to move WrestleMania to the Performance Center. Plus, AEW makes its own alternate arrangements and Bret Hart buries Goldberg.
Speez returns from his unsuccessful (he's still ugly) surgery to talk plans for WrestleMania, Jeff Hardy's return, and SmackDown from the Performance Center. Plus, the Benchmark Power Rankings and a special Elimination Chamber edition of Smark Tears!
We take a look back at this past weekend's AEW Revolutions PPV and offer our thoughts on tonight's Monday Night RAW. Plus: did Dustin Rhodes' kiss cross the line and tips on how to calm down white people.
We recap tonight's go home episode of RAW before Thursday's Super Showdown in Saudi Arabia. Plus, new tag champs in NJPW and Speez's questionable taste in modern music.
It's been a minute, but we're back to catch up on WWE, NXT Takeover Portland, and AEW. Plus, a look ahead to AEW Revolution and WWE Super Showdown.
Speez & Silky power through their Super Bowl hangovers to review Monday Night RAW and preview this weekend's New Japan New Beginning!
Braun Strowman finally broke through and captured his first WWE title with a win over Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura. Speez discusses Braun's big win, John Cena's praise for Brock Lesnar, and the top 5 wrestlers of the week in this week's Benchmark Power Rankings!
We were there LIVE for the Royal Rumble in Minute Maid Park! We offer our perspective on WWE's big event. Plus, Edge gets a brutal welcome back from Randy Orton and Matt Riddle & Brock Lesnar have words backstge!
We catch you up on all the latest WWE news following tonight's RAW and offer our picks for this weekend's Royal Rumble in Houston!
This week, Tessa Blanchard responds to allegations that she made racially insensitive comments backstage. Plus, AEW gets an extension with TNT. And we catch you up on all the latest WWE news following tonight's SmackDown on Fox!
Tessa Blanchard made headlines this weekend by winning the Impact World Championship. But it was the Twitter outrage over her alleged backstage behavior that was the talk of the wrestling world.
Speez & Silky discuss the Otis/Mandy Rose storyline and whether or not it can work long term. Also, was CM Punk out of line with his tweet about The Miz?
Paul Heyman shocked the Monday Night RAW audience when he announced that his client, Brock Lesnar, would enter this year's Royal Rumble at #1. We discuss the potential outcomes of Lesnar Royal Rumble win. Plus, a look back at this past weekend's Wrestle Kingdom 14 results and thoughts on Chris Jericho's comments regarding a possible AEW/New Japan partnership.
A look ahead to this weekend's epic 2-night Wrestle Kingdom 14. Plus, which WWE wrestler wants a WrestleMania match with C.M. Punk? And our picks (and yours) for the cross promotional matches we'd most like to see.
Kyle King invades the program - for better or worse - to discuss Andrade's U.S. Championship victory, Daniel Bryan vs. the Fiend at the Royal Rumble, and his top 5 wrestlers of the week in this week's "Kyle King's Clearly Better Than Silky's Power Rankings Brought to You by The Heel Turn Podcast."
Seth Rollins and the AOP continued to assert their dominance over the RAW roster with beatdowns of Kevin Owens, Rey Mysterio and Samoa Joe. What's next? Also, could Hiroshi Tanahashi be headed for an AEW title shot against Chris Jericho?
Following his embarrassing loss to Kyle King at SilkyMania, Silky's weekly rankings segment is now known as the "Bitchmark" Power Rankings. Plus, we review this week's NXT, AEW and SmackDown broadcasts.
Kairi Sane was hurting after TLC last night, but not nearly as much as Silky after losing the year end Power Rankings battle to Kyle King. We discuss the fallout from both and review tonight's Monday Night RAW.
SilkyMania is here! Speez is joined by Get The Tables to review the top stories of 2019; Kyle King and Speez review their top matches of 2019; and for the first time ever, Kyle King and Silky Baines meet face to face in studio for a battle to determine who has the best year end power rankings!
Kyle King had a special message for Silky prior to their showdown this Friday at SilkyMania, but The Benchmark challenged him to raise the stakes even higher. Plus, an update on the Toy Drive and our review of tonight's Monday Night RAW.
The Miz finds himself in Bray Wyatt's crosshairs and Roman Reigns continues to be pestered by King Corbin. We review this week's SmackDown of Fox as well as Wednesday night's AEW Dynamite. Plus: tensions between our own Silky Baines and The Weekend Legend Kyle King continue to rise as we head towards next Friday's first ever SilkyMania show!