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WWE After The Bell with Corey Graves

RAW commentator Corey Graves has access to the most fascinating stories from the world of WWE. Join him each week as he talks to Superstars and Legends about their careers and the state of the business. Whether it’s the path they took to get into the spotlight or stories from after the final bell rings, Superstars share it all each week on WWE After the Bell. Follow the podcast @AfterTheBellWWE and Corey @WWEGraves. WWE After the Bell is produced by the Official WWE Podcast Network.

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It Be's That Way | Featuring: Harvey Wippleman

He served as the mouthpiece for many of WWE's biggest villains in the 90s, but he's been a loyal and beloved figure backstage ever since. Downtown Bruno himself joins the podcast to talk about his origins in sports-entertainment and how he stays involved even today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

43mins

7 May 2020

Rank #1

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Love and Bacon Necks | Featuring: Carmella and Otis

Love is in the air when Corey’s girlfriend, Carmella, and SmackDown’s resident Casanova, Otis, join a Valentine’s Day ATB. Open a box of chocolates as we dig into Graves' and Carmella’s real-life relationship and Otis’ ongoing courtship of Mandy Rose, plus a few surprising details about his great-grandma’s side gig.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45mins

13 Feb 2020

Rank #2

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Big Show Goes Hollywood | Featuring: Big Show

The World's Largest Athlete has become The World's Largest TV Dad, and he's here to tell us all about his upcoming Netflix sitcom. Plus, hear about the Superstar that he credits for his resurgence in the 2000s, the one that's inspired him the most in the last 10 years, and his hush-hush upcoming culinary project.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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Snakes on a Pod | Featuring: Randy Orton, Rhea Ripley, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin

Randy Orton, Rhea Ripley and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin guest-star. First, Orton comes clean on whether he was really going to leave WWE before he signed his newest contract. Then, Rhea Ripley looks forward to making history at NXT TakeOver: WarGames and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin talks about interviewing The Undertaker out of character for the first time. Also, Corey’s got a few thoughts on CM Punk’s WWE Backstage debut, and breaks the news of WWE’s second original podcast.Keeps: Get your first month of treatment free at Keeps.com/AFTERTHEBELL.Dollar Shave Club: Get your Ultimate Starter Set for just $5 at DollarShaveClub.com/AFTERTHEBELL.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

42mins

20 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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DX-Mas

Triple H returns to WWE After the Bell, and he didn’t come alone. Shawn Michaels joins The King of Kings for a special “DX-Mas” treat and reveals the truth about The Kliq while talking all things coaching, Performance Center and their plans to take NXT into 2020 and beyond.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45mins

26 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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The 40-Minute Audible | Featuring: Edge

Fresh off a grueling Last Man Standing Match against Randy Orton at WrestleMania, The Ultimate Opportunist is welcomed to the podcast to discuss the road to this point and where it leads from here.Raycon: Get 15% off your order at buyraycon.com/atb.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49mins

9 Apr 2020

Rank #6

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Donuts and Desire | Featuring: Mandy Rose

One half of Fire & Desire takes a break from scorning Otis so she can sit down with Corey Graves for the podcast. Tune in as Mandy Rose discusses her shift from bikini competitions to wrestling, her friendship with Sonya Deville, and Corey coining one of her monikers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

29mins

26 Mar 2020

Rank #7

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Stories from the Commentator Table

Corey gets the band back together when he interviews his favorite broadcast partners, Renee Young and Michael Cole. First, Renee reminisces about fun times on the road, adjusting to the commentary gig and says a few dirty words. Then Cole digs into his insane but completely true background as a war correspondent and tells a story about WrestleMania XXVII that has to be heard to be believed.ZipRecruiter: Try it for free at ZipRecruiter.com/AfterTheBell.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 1min

2 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Shwing! Featuring: Kevin Owens, Shayna Baszler, Viking Raiders

Kevin Owens, NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler and Raw Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders guest-star. After Corey details his favorite (Dominik Mysterio!) and least favorite things (new Intercontinental Title!) from a packed WWE weekend, Kevin Owens calls in to discuss his shocking return to NXT and whether he needed “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s blessing to use the Stunner. Then, NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler reveals how much of her Wikipedia page is true, and Raw Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders recount their world-traveled career, from Erik’s brush with death to the surreal story of how they debuted on Raw with a different name.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 2mins

27 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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Presenting WWE’s The Bump

Listen to a jam-packed, post-WrestleMania 36 episode of the brand-new podcast version of WWE’s The Bump! New WWE Champion Drew McIntyre, WWE Hall of Famer Bubba Ray Dudley, Titus O’Neil and NXT GM William Regal talk with Bump hosts Kayla Braxton, Matt Camp, Evan T. Mack & Ryan Pappolla! Subscribe and listen to new episodes every Wednesday!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

38mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #10

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A Case of the Mondays | Featuring: Drew McIntyre and Keith Lee

Corey did NOT like this week’s Monday Night Raw, and he’s here to tell you why in incredibly specific detail. On the bright side, he DOES like Keith Lee and Drew McIntyre, who he’s talking to about Lee’s winding path to WWE and why Drew didn’t like being called a “psychopath” on TV. Plus, Keith sits in The Electric Seat to reveal the hidden talent you one thousand percent did not see coming.Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com with promo code AFTERTHEBELL.SimpliSafe: Visit SimpliSafe.com/atb to get free shipping and a 60-day money-back guarantee.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47mins

16 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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From Pigskin to Leapfrog | Featuring: King Corbin

All hail the king of Friday Night SmackDown! The 2019 King of the Ring graces the podcast with his presence, discussing his early NXT days, his initial reputation, using social media to infuriate fans, and the dark period in which Corey Graves lived on his couch.SimpliSafe: Visit SimpliSafe.com/ATB to get free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

33mins

19 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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Return of the Uce | Featuring: The Usos and Samoa Joe

It’s a Samoan special when The Usos and Samoa Joe call in following their dramatic returns to the ring. Jimmy & Jey react to their cousin Roman Reigns getting covered in dog food, and Samoa Joe tells a story about a poker game in the U.K. that must be heard to be believed. Also, Corey casts his version of “The Mandalorian” with WWE Superstars.Upstart: Find out how low your rate is at Upstart.com/afterthebell.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Dolph Can't Quit WWE | Featuring: Dolph Ziggler and R-Truth

Two of the most decorated WWE veterans come to ATB to talk about their long, winding careers. Dolph Ziggler and R-Truth are covering everything from The Spirit Squad to Little Jimmy, and that time that WWE just wouldn’t let Ziggler quit. Plus, Wesley Snipes as 24/7 Champion? Corey Graves actually liking an episode of Raw? Wonders never cease on an all-new After the Bell.Keeps: Get your first month of treatment free at Keeps.com/afterthebell.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55mins

23 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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I Told You So | Featuring: Ronda Rousey, Santino Marella and MVP

Ronda Rousey returns (in podcast form) to give her unfiltered thoughts on the NXT Women’s division and the ideal circumstances under which she’d return to WWE. Also, Santino Marella and MVP are breaking down their wild Royal Rumble weekends, and Matt Camp from WWE’s The Bump gives his thoughts on Edge’s return. Plus, Corey Graves thinks Becky Lynch could be over, but not in the way you might assume.ZipRecruiter: Try ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/afterthebell.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53mins

30 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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Honoring The British Bulldog | Featuring: Natalya, Tyson Kidd & Harry Smith

Davey Boy Smith was known as The British Bulldog, the first European Champion and a member of the legendary Hart family. This week, WWE After the Bell is proud to announce a new way to describe him: WWE Hall of Famer. We're joined by Natalya, Tyson Kidd and Harry Smith, as they discuss The British Bulldog's illustrious career.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40mins

12 Mar 2020

Rank #16

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Big Sexy and The Bad Guy | Featuring: Kevin Nash and Scott Hall

The notorious and industry-changing Outsiders chat with Corey before their (second!) WWE Hall of Fame induction to share stories from the frontlines of the Monday Night Wars. Plus, Nash muses about a butterfly effect in which he never leaves WWE and The Streak is prematurely ended.SimpliSafe: Visit SimpliSafe.com/ATB to get free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36mins

20 Feb 2020

Rank #17

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Don’t Even Get Me Started | Featuring: Charlotte Flair, Paige, The Street Profits

In the wake of Corey Graves’ criticism last week, Charlotte Flair calls in to discuss her stint in the tag team division. Also, Paige gives the inside scoop on her new gig at WWE Backstage and The Street Profits recount their journeys from collegiate athletes and the U.S. Marines to Monday Night Raw.Upstart: Find out how low your rate is at Upstart.com/AFTERTHEBELL.Dollar Shave Club: Visit DollarShaveClub.com/AFTERTHEBELL to get the Ultimate Starter Set for just $5.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 3mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #18

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Here Comes The Big Dog | Featuring: Roman Reigns and Finn Bálor

Roman Reigns and Finn Bálor join host Corey Graves on the latest WWE After the Bell. First, Corey reveals how he’d fix Survivor Series, and Roman Reigns calls in to divulge John Cena’s advice on how to be a modern locker-room leader. Then, Corey surrenders to the absurdity of the Rusev-Lana-Bobby Lashley love triangle on Raw and Finn Bálor reveals how returning to NXT allowed him to reclaim his creativity after years in the “machine.”Upstart: Visit Upstart.com/AFTERTHEBELL to find out how low your Upstart rate is.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

56mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #19

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I Want My Queen Back | Featuring: Sheamus and The New Day

Sheamus and The New Day join Graves for a pair of hilarious, illuminating interviews. First, Sheamus calls in to discuss the injury rumors that dogged his absence and tease his upcoming return to action. Then, in the wake of their own successful podcast launch, The New Day talk about paving the way for a broader depiction of an African-American WWE Superstar before turning the tables on Graves and roasting the famously sarcastic host. Plus Graves weighs in on the Fiend’s custom title and Charlotte Flair’s run in the tag team division. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 1min

4 Dec 2019

Rank #20