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Sound Off 462 - SHOULD MATT BRING HIS BROKEN BRILLIANCE TO WWE?

September 25th, 2016

SOUND OFF 462 clears up the Randy Orton "Twitter likes" situation, Vader's indecent proposal to a college student, USA Today awarding me "Sad Tweet" honors thanks to the Mets (plus a rant on the Cubs), more on Cody Rhodes debuting for TNA, Triple H interested in bringing BROKEN MATT to WWE and the one thing I hope he gets if he does consider returning, a quick review of last week's LOVE AND HIP HOP after watching it for the first time, the absurdity of Stephanie not knowing why her husband attacked Seth Rollins now a month later, why Cesaro would make a fine Survivor Series opponent for Brock Lesnar, Chris Jericho's generous donation to Rico's GoFundMe page and some confusion on where the money is going, thoughts on the first night of the cruiserweight division on Raw, predicting the number of viewers for the first presidential debate and why this election has been a national embarrassment, CLASH OF CHAMPIONS PREDICTIONS, breaking news on the death of one of the best players in all of baseball, the online drama between Brian Cage and Melissa Santos, picking the teams for a Raw vs. Smackdown WAR GAMES match at Survivor Series, the status of Global Force Wrestling, Nakamura winning the Royal Rumble, could the territory system work in 2016, explaining the different sound bytes in the Sound Off intro and Paul Heyman's own "pipebomb" makes our countdown of the Top 9 Promos in WWE history!

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Sound Off 461 - IS WWE LOOKING TO PURCHASE TNA WRESTLING?

September 18th, 2016

SOUND OFF 461 takes aim at Smith Hart's disgusting Facebook rant using a dead kid to "prove" that Seth Rollins is a terrible wrestler, the New York Post story about WWE making a bid for TNA and the absurd figure they claim TNA may sell for, Vince McMahon tears another quad, Ryback's claim about how WWE manipulates John Cena into being their biggest merchandise mover, Paige breaks her silence and Alberto Del Rio throws Andrade Cien Almas under the bus, RAW DOES A 1.8 and is beaten by Love and Hip Hop Hollywood, Jinder Mahal COMES IN PEACE but I wish he would leave, thoughts on all the hate for the Full Sail crowd, why the CWC finale was the best two hours of television ever produced by WWE, ranking the five best matches in the tournament, a surprising discovery about T.J. Perkins, why Ring of Honor appears to have hit a wall, thoughts on the PWG product and people who think it's a "cancer" on wrestling, one way to make Survivor Series great again, BUY OR SELL on the better rookie year between Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar, and #7 in our TOP NINE PROMOS in WWE history gives birth to the seven second delay!

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Sound Off 460 - IT’S CLOBBERIN’ TIME FOR CM PUNK AT UFC 203

September 11th, 2016

SOUND OFF 460 talks Tim Tebow signing with the Mets, CM Punk getting demolished in his UFC debut and what the future holds, notes on Alberto Del Rio's press conference at Hooters, where things stand with Paige and why she needs to be very careful in dealing with WWE, why leaving for a while might be the best thing for her, BACKLASH PREDICTIONS, The Usos finally turn heel, too many squash matches on Raw, the abomination that was The New Day segment on Monday and why this stuff is killing Anderson and Gallows, Sasha Banks returns with a very confusing promo, a FULL REVIEW OF DELETE OR DECAY with an implied rape scene and Jeff Hardy sparring with a kangaroo, the return of Lucha Underground with The Honky Tonk Man, what is the best Backlash PPV, why Bobby Roode should challenge Nakamura for the NXT title in Toronto, what happened in the infamous cage match between Bruiser Brody and Lex Luger, pitching a way to make the NWO angle work in WWE in 2002, BUY OR SELL on Shawn Michaels or AJ Styles as the better in-ring performer, and revealing #8 in our TOP NINE PROMOS in WWE history!

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Sound Off 459 - KEVIN OWENS BECOMES CHAMPION OF THE UNIVERSE

September 4th, 2016

SOUND OFF 459 talks Rolling Stone's top 18 wrestling podcasts, the deaths of Mr. Fuji and Gene Wilder, Lesnar/Orton II booked for a house show, Ryback's new podcast and who he claims he was supposed to face at WM32, making a prediction for CM Punk's UFC debut next weekend and rumors of a broken friendship with Colt Cabana, thoughts on Triple H helping Kevin Owens win the Universal title and why it didn't really hurt Owens, the one thing they MUST avoid with this storyline going forward, the likely main event for Clash of Champions, Alberto Del Rio's WWE departure and rumors of the company trying to keep Paige away from him, a fantastic CWC episode overshadows a boring NXT, a defense of why it's still important to pay attention to TV ratings, why WWE should sign Truth Martini, the ideal opponent for Bret Hart at Wrestlemania IX, an ESPN personality wins Sad Tweet and the start of our NINE-WEEK COUNTDOWN of the greatest WWE promos of all time!

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Sound Off 458 - WAS BRET HART RIGHT ABOUT SETH ROLLINS?

August 28th, 2016

SOUND OFF 458 is a packed show talking the fallout from Summerslam and Chris Jericho's backstage altercation with Brock Lesnar, why Brock is treated differently than everyone else and who the most realistic candidate is to slay the beast, the latest on Finn Balor's injury and why it was worse than expected, Bret Hart has harsh words again for Seth Rollins, why Bret needs to lay off of Samoa Joe, THE GREAT DEBATE on whether or not the buckle bomb should be banned (hint: it shouldn't be), Rock versus Vin Diesel rumored for Wrestlemania, thoughts on the first two episodes of HOLY FOLEY, thoughts on all of the new title belts on Raw and Smackdown, why Kevin Owens needs to win the Universal title this Monday and what the "Clash of Champions" main event should be, Titus O'Neil's Botchamania audition, WWE's outreach to the LGBT community gets off to a great start, more on the Dudley Boys leaving WWE, why it's time to take the WWE title off Dean Ambrose and put it on AJ Styles, The Miz "shoots" on Daniel Bryan on TALKING SMACK, brief thoughts on the ROH "Field of Honor" show, why Finn Balor challenging Brock Lesnar would be a laughable match, and what is the greatest Wrestlemania main event of all time?

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Sound Off 457 - SUMMERSLAM ROUNDTABLE FROM SIRIUSXM STUDIOS!

August 20th, 2016

SOUND OFF 457 is live in studio at Sirius XM with Noah Mark and Bryan Blade joining Solomonster for SUMMERSLAM PREDICTIONS and exclusive interviews from the WWE 2K17 launch party with Shinsuke Nakamura, AJ Styles, The Miz & Maryse, Sasha Banks and Charlotte.  Plus, Alberto Del Rio, Paige and Eva Marie all suspended, why Del Rio is likely done with WWE, what Eva was allegedly popped for, Gawker does the final job for Hulk Hogan and over a DOZEN LIVE PHONE CALLS taking your questions!

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Sound Off 456 - WHY AUSTIN WAS WRONG TO PUT AMBROSE ON BLAST

August 14th, 2016

SOUND OFF 456 addresses Joey Styles being released by WWE and what may have led to it, thoughts on Dean Ambrose on the Stone Cold Podcast and why Austin was wrong to put Ambrose on blast at the end of the show, Triple H talks to ESPN about 50/50 booking without actually saying much at all, WWE bringing LGBT characters to its shows soon, pitching two ideas for a finish to the Universal title match at Summerslam, why Dana Brooke needs to be demoted back to NXT, WWE is forced to fix a funny Nia Jax shirt for men, a SOUND OFF EXCLUSIVE regarding Shawn Michaels and the Performance Center, NXT TAKEOVER BROOKLYN PREDICTIONS, Cedric Alexander and Kota Ibushi have what may be WWE's MOTY, Billy Corgan replaces Dixie Carter as TNA President, thoughts on Damien Sandow and his Impact debut, Honky Tonk Man on Lucha Underground, big news on WCPW's event in October, the different mayors of Suplex City, doing Hogan vs. Warrior at Summerslam 1991, injuries that may have been the best thing for a wrestler's career, BUY OR SELL on the better heel between Rock and Triple H, and BIG NEWS on next week's podcast and our meetup in Brooklyn!

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Sound Off 455 - FORMER WWE VETERAN BOB HOLLY SHOOTS STRAIGHT!

August 12th, 2016

Solomonster is joined by former WWE tag team and Hardcore champion BOB "HARDCORE" HOLLY and he pulls no punches in this 90-MINUTE INTERVIEW discussing everything under the sun, including:

*Auditioning for a reality show on The History channel
*Why he thinks the concussion lawsuit against WWE is ridiculous
*John Laurinaitis insanity and the staph infection that almost cost Bob his arm
*Why WWE talent should be employees and not independent contractors
*A revealing, inside look at WWE's Wellness Policy and why there is a double standard
*His own experience with steroids, including exactly what he used
*Hating the Thurman "Sparky" Plugg name
*His run as Hardcore Holly and teaming with Crash
*The Holly Family Christmas skit that never happened
*Addressing the story that he "sandbagged" Brock Lesnar in their TV match
*His side of the story on the infamous Matt Cappotelli incident
*Why Daniel Puder rubbed the entire locker room the wrong way
*Getting passed over for the Battle of the Billionaires with Bobby Lashley
*Why he was so surprised by his WWE release in 2009
*Why he thinks Dolph Ziggler should be World champion right now
*The myth of wrestlers "making their own push" in WWE
*High praise for Diamond Dallas Page and DDP YOGA
*Word association on Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Vince McMahon and more
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Sound Off 454 - UFC STAR TRASHES THE WWE ROSTER AS P*SSIES

August 7th, 2016

SOUND OFF 454 has breaking news on why Shelton Benjamin will NOT be back on WWE television anytime soon, Conor McGregor's comments about the WWE roster and why they're not to be taken seriously, thoughts on Big Show teasing a retirement match with Shaq at Wrestlemania and why it has to be kept short, praise for Charlotte on promos, why Roman Reigns challenging for the U.S. title is the best thing for him, praise for Ambrose and Ziggler on Smackdown, my big problem with John Cena's promo, NXT newcomer Ember Moon gets a standing ovation, Bobby Roode's new GLORIOUS theme song, praise for Jack Gallagher in the CWC while Gargano and Ciampa tear the house down, how to handle a King of the Ring return with a split roster, why Randy Orton has never reached his full potential, why the women will headline a network special sometime in the next year, WWE booking Finlay as a World champion in 2008, why Austin vs. Triple H wasn't saved for WMX7, BUY OR SELL on Trish and Mickie at WM22 or the women's triple threat from WM32, and PAYPAL RUMBLE III WINNERS REVEALED!

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Sound Off 453 - RAW’S REBOOT MAKES FOR A REFRESHING CHANGE

July 31st, 2016

WEEK ONE of Raw versus Smackdown is in the books and SOUND OFF 453 analyzes the good and bad of both shows, including an outstanding episode of Raw with reaction to the announcement of a new UNIVERSAL TITLE and why it's not so bad, Finn Balor pinning Roman Reigns clean to earn a title shot, why Reigns deserves more credit for having great matches, Sasha Banks wins the Women's title and nearly kills herself in the process, pitching a double turn at Summerslam with Balor and Rollins, Balor's main weakness and why aligning him with Anderson and Gallows could help with that, why Ric Flair is already wrong in claiming a cruiserweight will never headline a Wrestlemania, thoughts on the revelation that part-time performers are NOT subject to WWE's Wellness Policy, the biggest negative of SmackdownLIVE, Dolph Ziggler getting a title shot at Summerslam and why the Kevin Nash idea can still work, what to do with Shelton Benjamin upon his return, NO WAY JOSE impresses on NXT, why Will Ospreay may be hurting his chances of ever going to WWE, Lucha Underground coming back sooner than expected, CATRINA'S NEW MOVE GETS A NAME, the REAL attendance for Wrestlemania 32 revealed, why Vince Russo is both right and very wrong when he says putting the WCW title on David Arquette was a success, and BUY OR SELL as a bodyguard, Diesel or Chyna?

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