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Sound Off 355 - SURVIVOR SERIES NEWS & PREDICTIONS

November 22nd, 2014

This week, Solomonster has SURVIVOR SERIES predictions as rumors swirl about possible surprises, why we should all be grateful John Cena didn't become a cop or a lifeguard, Kevin Steen's NXT debut confirmed, why Bram was a far better fit for The Ascension than Rick Victor, full details on TNA's new TV deal with Destination America and what it means for Canadian fans, why the field is wide open for the title of #2 promotion and what TNA must do as it prepares to re-launch Impact, how Lucha Underground can grow in 2015 and why it's important to bring in a couple of big names, why Kerry Von Erich is overrated as a performer, the most disgusting thing ever on WWE TV, and some strong closing words about Bill Cosby and the rape claims against him.

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Sound Off 354 - END OF AN ERA FOR TNA ON SPIKE TV

November 16th, 2014

This week's show is nearly THREE HOURS LONG and opens with Triple H's "Fruit Anthem", then talks about a fantastic week for great wrestling, Jim Ross returns to announcing for the New Japan PPV, Great Khali gone from WWE, one controversial chapter on the new Randy Savage DVD, how a change away from Kevin Dunn could freshen up the WWE product, GRUMPY CAT hosting Raw and why it's not a big deal, thoughts on the ECW Exposed special with Paul Heyman claiming that John Cena would thrive in the old ECW (and why he's right), the possible end of William Regal's in-ring career, the best hour of NXT television to date with a tremendous main event, the FINAL WEEK of Impact on Spike TV and the latest on TNA's rumored new destination, Lucha Underground thoughts, was The Undertaker a REPLACEMENT at Survivor Series 1990, and was the Jericho vs. HBK feud better in 2003 or 2008?

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Sound Off 353 - WWE’s NETWORK EMBARRASSMENT IN THE UK

November 9th, 2014

It's our SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW with thoughts on Smackdown and NXT moving nights, WWE's disastrous UK network launch and who's at fault, praise for WWE's storytelling on Monday night with Randy Orton and a hot show-closing angle, praise for the booking of Seth Rollins, what John Cena missing the show illustrated, the new Xavier Woods gimmick, Finn Balor's debut on NXT, review of another good Lucha Underground episode with an ending I didn't like, why WWE never used the scramble match again, moving Raw and Smackdown to the network, explaining what a "mark" is and why it's a stupid term, and did the Main Event Mafia help ruin TNA in 2008?

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Sound Off 352 - Why The WWE Network Is #FreeFreeFree Fallin’

November 2nd, 2014

SOUND OFF 352 has a full review with thoughts on the debut of Lucha Underground, the latest WWE Network numbers and desperate attempts to lure customers (including one pathetic display on Smackdown this week), Team Cena vs. Team Authority possibilities for Survivor Series, a major rant on the Cena/Stephanie segment from Raw, the return of Ryback, Kevin Steen's NXT name, Bobby Roode wins the TNA title on Impact, could Ryback be a viable Wrestlemania opponent for Brock Lesnar, should the flying headbutt be banned, and which sport did steroids have the biggest impact, Major League Baseball or pro wrestling?

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Sound Off 351 - THE DEATH OF THE ELIMINATION CHAMBER

October 26th, 2014

It's the 2014 SOUND OFF HALLOWEEN SPECIAL talking Hell in a Cell predictions, the death of the Elimination Chamber PPV, Undertaker's new role in WWE and what it may mean for his in-ring future, why people comically overreacted to the soldier angle with Rusev on Raw, what Tyler Breeze needs to do when he hits the main roster, why Gunner is an idiot and deserved a beatdown from Samuel Shaw, thoughts on Lucha Underground, what current ROH stars could be WWE champion and vice versa, why the WrestleMania X main event finish was so bad, and a quick spoiler-free review of SEE NO EVIL 2!

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Sound Off 350 - BURN ALL THE TITLES AND SING KUMBAYA

October 19th, 2014

*Justin Roberts released by WWE and addressing rumors of a fight with Michael Cole
*JBL calls Cole the best play-by-play man WWE has ever had -- is he right?
*The latest news on Daniel Bryan and it doesn't bode well for a Royal Rumble return
*Randy Orton and Dolph Ziggler tear it up on Raw, plus another great match on Monday
*Rant on beating champions in non-title matches and the IC champ losing 3 straight times
*Why Cena vs. Orton headlining HIAC would be MENTAL and what fans can do about it
*Thoughts on TNA's Bound for Glory PPV from Japan and why it disappointed
*Praising a MUST SEE main event on Impact this week to crown a new #1 contender
*Why Vince McMahon deserves all of the flack he still gets for the invasion angle
*Heat between Hulk Hogan and Undertaker over the Survivor Series 1991 finish?
*Can Steve Austin's heel turn in 2001 be considered one of the worst angles ever?

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Sound Off 349 - ROCK VS. TRIPLE H AT WRESTLEMANIA?

October 12th, 2014

*Thoughts on 15 years of Smackdown, favorite moments and why the show isn't needed
*Why people should blame WWE if they're tired of not having Brock Lesnar on TV
*Rock vs. Triple H at WM31?  Fantasy booking a card, including an opponent for Sting
*Live thoughts from RAW IS BROOKLYN, including two embarrassing segments
*Why Kathie Lee Gifford is a terrible person and never should have been invited on Raw
*Hideo Itami has a rocky week on NXT and why the "Keep Calm" moniker applies here
*A historic weekend for TNA as it has now officially OUTLASTED WCW (no, really)
*Full spoilers on the Bound for Glory PPV and where Team 3D may be headed
*TWO DIFFERENT WAYS to book Cesaro's path to Brock Lesnar at Royal Rumble
*Why booking Hulk Hogan vs. John Cena at Wrestlemania is a TERRIBLE idea
*What would have happened if Shawn Michaels went to WCW instead of Bret Hart?
*Sound Off Throwback to one of the angriest episodes ever recorded in 2011
*Thoughts on tonight's season premiere of THE WALKING DEAD!

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Sound Off 348 - SPLITTING UP THE WYATTS IS A MISTAKE

October 5th, 2014

*The latest on GFW bringing New Japan Pro Wrestling to U.S. PPV for the first time
*Why the WWE Network launch in the U.K. was delayed and what it likely means for fans
*Injecting John Cena into a Rollins/Ambrose feud that was working just fine on its own
*WWE splitting up The Wyatt Family and why they've badly dropped the ball with them
*Adrian Neville and Tyson Kidd have the Match of the Week on NXT (and any show)
*TNA finally releases a Bound for Glory card and boy is it something else
*The Knockouts headline an episode of Impact that had barely any fans in the audience
*Listing the Wrestlemania matches we never got to see, but should have happened
*Why Jim Ross played a most significant role in WWE's success and dominance
*Are fans being hypocritical in their hatred for the new names given to NXT talents?
*Sound Off Throwback from 2010 featuring early praise for Batista's acting ability

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Sound Off 347 - WHY RAW IS THE WORST SHOW ON TV

September 28th, 2014

*Results of our Facebook group vote for the greatest WWE champion of all time
*Thoughts on Night of Champions with Sheamus and Cesaro stealing the show
*Shooting on JOHN CENA VS. RANDY ORTON on Raw and why the show is so bad
*The one thing that must first be done to fix Raw (otherwise, nothing else matters)
*Prince Devitt makes his NXT debut and the badass backstory to his new name
*TNA finally announces some matches for Bound for Glory (and who WON'T be going)
*TNA's upcoming OFF-SEASON and how best to use that time heading into 2015
*A good episode of Impact that included one match in particular that really impressed
*Why WWE's Monday Night War episode on Bret Hart was so disappointing
*Pitching an idea for Cesaro as Brock Lesnar's opponent at the Royal Rumble
*Evaluating the current roster of babyfaces and heels in WWE (with a rant on Bray Wyatt)
*Is Hulk Hogan's 2002 return to WWE the greatest comeback in wrestling history?

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Sound Off 346 - ROMAN REIGNS HURT, BUT WHO BENEFITS?

September 21st, 2014

*Night of Champions predictions and the latest on Roman Reigns' injury
*Pitching an idea to shake things up and also help get Dean Ambrose to the next level
*WWE insults its fans with halftime Raw stunt, Mark Henry "rallies" fans to sleep
*Hideo Itami makes his in-ring debut on NXT, was it a success or a flop?
*Absolutely mind-boggling TNA spoilers and what it means for BFG in Japan
*A very good No Surrender edition of Impact with one surprisingly disappointing match
*Discussing the Grantland story on TNA and some amazing quotes from Dixie Carter
*Did WWE bury Demolition at the end of their run and will they ever make the HOF?
*Should Ricky Steamboat have turned heel to feud with Randy Savage in 1988?
*Explaining Mark Henry's "Silverback" gimmick and other low points for him in WWE

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