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May 28, 2020
"The Face that Runs the Place" is back home on SmackDown, which means more quality time with his old buddy Corey. This week, they chat about AJ's mindset, approach to the business and his transition to WWE after more than a decade of plying his craft around the world.
May 21, 2020
While The Monday Night Messiah gains new disciples and runs rampant on Raw, he's keeping an Iowa coffee shop operating during a pandemic and preparing to be a father in his private life. Seth Rollins joins Corey this week to discuss this eventful and pivotal time.
May 14, 2020
Hot off of WWE Money in the Bank, one of the greatest innovators in Ladder Match history joins the podcast. Captain Charisma is here with plenty to say about retirement, Edge's comeback, and his own evolution from brooding vampire to kazoo-playing photography enthusiast.
May 7, 2020
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.
April 30, 2020
After almost a year on the shelf and a recent battle with personal demons, The Charismatic Enigma joins the podcast to discuss his new mindset and desire for one last big run.
April 23, 2020
By any moniker, Paul "Triple H" Levesque has played a pivotal role in the evolution of sports-entertainment for a quarter of a century. He joins the podcast this week to discuss the challenges of creating live entertainment in the current climate, the production of the most unique WrestleMania ever, his personal legacy and the Performance Center's biggest fans.
April 16, 2020
He has travelled the world on the indie circuit, advocated for the No Fly Zone on 205 Live, coached Daniel Bryan, made his WrestleMania debut, and... entertained children as a clown? Drew Gulak joins the podcast to discuss his one-of-a-kind journey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 9, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 8, 2020
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! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
April 2, 2020
John Cena may have taken some time away from the ring in the last year, but his passion for WWE is as strong as ever. This week, the 16-time World Champion sits down with Corey Graves to "puke out his soul" about the state of the industry and the philosophies behind his performances. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 26, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 19, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 12, 2020
WWE After the Bell is proud to announce the newest inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame. This week, we celebrate the life and career of a true legend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
March 5, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 27, 2020
Comedian, actor, and wrestling superfan Ron Funches joins us this week to discuss his ill-fated attempt at stepping inside the ropes. Also, former NXT Champion Johnny Gargano straps into the Electric Seat and prepares to introduce his future children to "Uncle D-X." ZipRecruiter: Try ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/afterthebell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 20, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 13, 2020
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 grandma’s side gig. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
February 6, 2020
Two of WWE’s best Superstars visit ATB when Corey Graves goes on a deep dive with Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks about their wild careers. From Bianca’s time in the Women’s Royal Rumble Match to Sasha’s upcoming rap album (!), Corey covers past, present and future. Corey also spills some tea about the infamous 2015 snowstorm episode of Raw … including who picked up the bar tab. It’s one of the juiciEST episodes yet. Raycon: Get 15% off your order at buyraycon.com/atb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 30, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 23, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 16, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 9, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
January 2, 2020
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 26, 2019
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 19, 2019
It’s the penultimate episode of 2019 and Corey is taking a deep dive with three of the most distinct Superstars in WWE history. First, NXT North American Champion Roderick Strong details how he survived the soul-crushing path out of the indies; Lacey Evans dials in to define what a “Nasty” is and explain how the Marine Corps trained her well for life in WWE; and finally, Kane reaches out from the Knox County Townhouse to reveal his feeling on the Undertaker doing out-of-character interviews, and how WWE Superstardom prepared him for politics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 16, 2019
Catch a sneak peek of the new WWE series The New Day: Feel The Power featuring Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods - the trio known as The New Day. Subscribe and listen to new episodes every Monday here http://bit.ly/2RQlIJu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 12, 2019
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
December 4, 2019
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.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 27, 2019
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 21, 2019
After The Bell's Corey Graves reveals the exclusive trailer for The New Day's new series Feel The Power. Subscribe and listen at http://bit.ly/TheNewDayPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 20, 2019
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 13, 2019
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
November 6, 2019
NXT Champion Adam Cole, Tyson Fury and Cesaro guest-star on an all-new WWE After the Bell. Corey begins by telling his first-hand account of the long trip home from WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia. Speaking of which, undefeated boxing champion Tyson Fury has a few words for Brock Lesnar after his WWE debut, while underutilized SmackDown Superstar Cesaro contemplates a return to NXT. Last but not least, NXT Champion Adam Cole talks about flying to SmackDown on less than two hours’ notice to begin the battle for brand supremacy at Survivor Series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 30, 2019
Triple H, Seth Rollins, Bayley and Ric Flair guest-star on the very first episode of WWE After the Bell. Host Corey Graves throws out the rulebook and dives right into WWE’s “state of flux” before asking Universal Champion Seth Rollins about the controversy surrounding the end of WWE Hell in a Cell. From there, Triple H reveals how he lured Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez to WWE and plays a new game called “The Electric Seat." Finally, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley has a few words for the rest of the Four Horsewomen and Ric Flair reveals why a WrestleMania match with Hulk Hogan never happened. Keeps: Get your first month of treatment free at Keeps.com/AFTERTHEBELL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
October 30, 2019
Triple H, Seth Rollins, Bayley and Ric Flair guest-star on the very first episode of WWE After the Bell. Host Corey Graves throws out the rulebook and dives right into WWE’s “state of flux” (‪2:00) before asking Universal Champion Seth Rollins about the controversy surrounding the end of WWE Hell in a Cell (6:00). From there, Triple H reveals how he lured Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez to WWE (‪17:18) and plays a new game called “The Electric Seat” (33:13). Finally, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley has a few words for the rest of the Four Horsewomen (42:18) and Ric Flair reveals why a WrestleMania match with Hulk Hogan never happened (49:35). Keeps: Get your first month of treatment free at Keeps.com/AFTERTHEBELL.
October 17, 2019
Corey Graves introduces the inaugural WWE series After The Bell.
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