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Sound Off 517 - WWE BUILDS A SHIELD TO PROTECT ROMAN REIGNS

October 15th, 2017

SOUND OFF 517 talks PEOPLE magazine running an embarrassing story online about Shane McMahon... Neville's rumored WWE departure, what likely led to it and how this all could have been avoided... WWE fires Jimmy Jacobs over an Instagram photo, but was it really just a spiteful shot at The Young Bucks?... Dana White texts Vince McMahon and shoots down Conor McGregor/Wrestlemania rumors... WWE BUILDS A SHIELD TO PROTECT ROMAN REIGNS, praise for how they handled the reunion, and the possibility of a Winner Take All scenario at TLC... defending Roman Reigns for his comments about The Young Bucks and why he's not wrong... BROCK LESNAR VS. JINDER MAHAL rumored for Survivor Series and why there are no good outcomes... praise for the Sami Zayn promo on Smackdown and shutting down the critics upset that WWE turned Sami heel... an interesting scenario where Zayn ends up beating Owens to become WWE champion at Wrestlemania... the awful Bobby Roode/Dolph Ziggler segment from Smackdown and why Roode needs to go heel ASAP... a WWE Network special based around The Gorilla Position... what if Roman Reigns wins the Royal Rumble in Philly next year?... what exactly happened with the botched finish to the Judgment Day 2000 Iron Man match... and why Kevin Nash deserves the credit for ushering in the earliest sign of "attitude" in WWE.

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Sound Off 516 - NXT GETS IT RIGHT WITH THE RETURN OF WAR GAMES

October 8th, 2017

SOUND OFF 516 has WWE HELL IN A CELL PREDICTIONS and thoughts on the absurd addition of a Falls Count Anywhere stipulation to a HIAC match... thoughts on the death of Lance Russell... Roman Reigns considered the greatest of all time in WWE 2K18... The Shield reunion at TLC and why Braun Strowman may take Miz's spot in the match... don't get your hopes up for anyone to play the role of Sister Abigail... a disappointing debut for Kalisto at the end of Raw and why it wasn't his fault... thoughts on the return of WAR GAMES, if it will be two rings, the teams involved and the last War Games match WCW ever did... praise for the Aleister Black/Velveteen Dream storyline and Dream's Purple Rainmaker elbowdrop... an update on the status of Lucha Underground and why it isn't such a great thing after all... a new Lucha Libre pilot shooting soon and the person they want to bring on board as a writer... doing a Triple H vs. Shane McMahon match at Wrestlemania and why the buildup would be so much fun... THE GREAT DEBATE on Raw with Jerry Lawler and Paul Heyman in 1997... the BEST and WORST members of the Four Horsemen... was Kane the ultimate tag team specialist?... the many myths of Andre the Giant... my top three favorite wrestler returns in WWE history... and BUY OR SELL on the better Walking Dead TV villain, The Governor or Negan?

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Sound Off 515 - WHY THIS ENZO AMORE THING MIGHT ACTUALLY WORK

October 1st, 2017

SOUND OFF 515 offers a MEA CULPA on Enzo Amore winning the Cruiserweight title and praise for the double turn with Enzo and Neville... Cesaro's injury at No Mercy, Jack Swagger's praise for him and the match with Brock Lesnar that never was... the Hollywood A-lister that has been offered the role of Vince McMahon in the film about his life... why you're going to have to wait a little longer for episodes of Sunday Night Heat and WCW Thunder on the WWE Network... thoughts on the BULLET CLUB INVASION of Raw last Monday and WWE serving The Young Bucks with a cease and desist letter, and why it may have been the best thing to happen to them... thoughts on the upcoming Shield reunion and what to do with them beyond TLC and into Survivor Series... Randy Orton interrupts RUSEV DAY and is apparently sick to death of being a babyface... Goldust wins Sad Tweet for telling fans to "quit their bitching" and get behind whatever WWE puts out... Adam Cole's in-ring debut on NXT disappoints... Total Nonstop Global Force Impact offering a $500 backstage pass package for Bound for Glory... a full review of the most violent match I've ever seen from ULTIMA LUCHA NIGHT ONE between Killshot and Dante Fox, and the one thing about it that I hated... WCPW gets a new name and a new General Mananger... should SAMI ZAYN challenge Jinder Mahal for the WWE Title at Wrestlemania?... finally SOLVING THE MYSTERY of where the Randy Savage/Stephanie McMahon rumor originated from, and the person who may have been indirectly responsible for Savage never returning to WWE... and BUY OR SELL on Jeff Hardy vs. Finn Balor or Braun Strowman vs. Aleister Black?

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Sound Off 514 - THE SAD STATE OF THE WWE TITLE ON SMACKDOWN

September 24th, 2017

SOUND OFF 514 is a MONSTER SHOW with WWE NO MERCY PREDICTIONS, including who may show up during the Cena/Reigns match... running through all of the new ideas being pitched for a premium tier of the WWE Network, including house shows and more tournaments, how to bring back King of the Ring and why bringing back ECW as a TV-14 show is a bad idea... WWE resurrecting STARRCADE and NOT as a network special, Cody and Brandi Rhodes' reaction to it and Michael Hayes inviting Cody to team with his brother... Total Nonstop Global Force Impact bringing BOUND FOR GLORY to Ottawa and the amazing explanations for why they're ditching the GFW name and why Jim Cornette is already gone from the company... FloSports sues WWN for over a million dollars in damages, but neither side looks good in this mess... the mass exodus from WhatCulture and what it means for the future of WCPW... a passionate rant on the Jinder Mahal segment from Smackdown that needs to be heard... Sami Zayn wins the award for Sad Tweet, while Okada wins for COCKY TWEET claiming that he is the best in the world for this era... running down my predictions for the next four weeks of ULTIMA LUCHA... thoughts on John Cena talking about locker room complacency on the Edge & Christian podcast... Impact dubbing over commentary on outdated GFW footage to make it seem like Bobby Roode has "made the jump"... is Goldberg the greatest creation in WCW history?... three names in wrestling who were their own worst enemy... and BUY OR SELL on the better actor, Pacino or DeNiro?

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Sound Off Extra - THE LIFE AND DEATH OF BOBBY “THE BRAIN” HEENAN

September 19th, 2017

Solomonster pays tribute to the late, great Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, who died this week at age 73.  Recorded only a few hours after the news of his passing broke, he discusses why Heenan is the absolute greatest of all time, his career highlights and memorable insults, his relationship with Gorilla Monsoon, his brutal battle with throat cancer, meeting Bobby for the very first time and how WWE should pay tribute to him.

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Sound Off 513 - DASHA ROBOT WILL DESTROY US ALL, RUN FOR YOUR LIVES

September 17th, 2017

SOUND OFF 513 has thoughts on the finals of the Mae Young Classic, the original match planned for the finals and why Kairi Sane should NOT win the NXT Women's title at Takeover in November... Roman Reigns talks about WWE's great ticket sales in a week where Raw and Smackdown play to half-empty houses... why Braun Strowman is easily WWE's breakout star of the year... Miz and Maryse announce BABY MIZ, while Miz embarrasses Enzo Amore in front of the world... DASHA FUENTES, WWE's resident android announcer... thoughts on Kevin Owens busting Vince McMahon open with a headbutt, and what Owens' position on the card says about the state of the WWE title... why Dolph Ziggler should wrestle Bobby Roode in a STRAIGHTJACKET MATCH... Adam Cole, Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly get a name for their group and it needs some trimming... Pete Dunne shows why he's one of the best heels in the business... how Lucha Underground helped Rey Mysterio prove a lot of people wrong... Steve Austin believes Kenny Omega can be THE GUY in WWE, and why it won't happen... why we WILL see an all-female main event at Wrestlemania in the next few years... who is the best opponent for Braun Strowman at Wrestlemania 34... if it was held today, who should win the Royal Rumble?... why Jerry Lawler should have beaten Miz to win the WWE title in 2011... the match Kurt Angle had with Owen Hart in 1999 and more.

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Sound Off 512 - TOTAL NONSTOP GLOBAL FORCE IMPACT MAKES HEADLINES

September 10th, 2017

SOUND OFF 512 talks about wrestling ranking dead last in a Washington Post poll of popular sports... Jeff Jarrett takes a LEAVE OF ABSENCE from Global Force Wrestling, while Sports Illustrated claims that Anthem is bleeding money and looking to pull out soon... thoughts on Raw airing live on Christmas and the disgruntled Hardy wives speaking out against it... why his match with John Cena was the best thing to happen yet to Jason Jordan... why Vince McMahon needs to open his eyes and see the money in heel Roman Reigns... Nia Jax burns Emma on Twitter, while Enzo Amore reveals himself to be a certified shmuck and a bonafide bonehead... Big Show and Braun Strowman deliver big in the Raw main event... why WWE's booking of Sami Zayn could backfire on them... the SIXTEEN WOMEN from the Mae Young Classic that WWE should sign, including the three top standouts with the greatest potential and why the future of the women's division is in good hands... Sexy Star stripped of her AAA Women's title and apparently thinks she's a doctor now... John Cena vs. Undertaker rumored for Survivor Series?... the reason why Finn Balor likely hasn't gotten his rematch yet for the Universal title... why Tony Schiavone (and Michael Cole) are NOT the worst play-by-play announcers in history... and BUY OR SELL on the bigger dream match, HBK vs. Tanahashi or Bret Hart vs. Kurt Angle?

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Sound Off 511 - WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY, STARRING ROMAN REIGNS

September 3rd, 2017

SOUND OFF 511 addresses the Sexy Star situation and her horrendous response to it, plus why AAA doesn't come out of this looking too good either... full thoughts on the JOHN CENA/ROMAN REIGNS worked shoot from Raw, why I was gobsmacked watching it and the possible tease for an Undertaker vs. John Cena match... Seth Rollins explains the ridiculous reason why "Burn It Down" was added to his theme song... why Emma's new storyline may pave the way for Paige to return... Sasha Banks admits that WWE's creative makes no sense to her and says she's already the greatest women's wrestler of all time... JBL GONE FROM SMACKDOWN and who may replace him at the announce desk... 100 days for Jinder Mahal as WWE champion and how I would handle the title heading into Wrestlemania... WWE is now Photoshopping HAIR onto Baron Corbin's head... a full review of the FIRST ROUND of the MAE YOUNG CLASSIC, including Kairi Sane's majestic elbowdrop that would make Randy Savage proud... who to trade to Smackdown for Randy Orton... re-booking the Wrestlemania 14 main event if Steve Austin had retired early... and BUY OR SELL on CHAD GABLE or PETE DUNNE?

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Sound Off 510 - NIKKI BELLA SAYS TOTAL DIVAS STARTED THE DIVAS REVOLUTION

August 27th, 2017

SOUND OFF 510 has thoughts on Mayweather vs. McGregor... why Jon Jones is the dumbest man in America and people wanting to see him wrestle Brock Lesnar in a WWE ring... John Cena returns to Raw and immediately confronts Roman Reigns... Enzo Amore moves to 205 Live and the latest on Big Cass tearing his ACL... thoughts on the WWE beach ball controversy and why they have no one to blame but themselves for it... Bobby Roode makes his Smackdown debut as a babyface... Shelton Benjamin returns as Chad Gable's new partner... thoughts on Asuka surrendering the NXT Women's title and the brand she is likely moving to, plus how best to handle the vacant championship... how best to utilize the WWE UK crew going forward and why NXT may already have the secondary title it needs... one of the Mae Young Classic participants gets fat-shamed on WWE's Facebook page... why Nikki Bella's claim that Total Divas helped start the Divas Revolution is completely laughable and the former Diva she clearly still has lingering heat with... Marty Jannetty poses a disturbing question to all of his Facebook friends... revealing maybe the two best WWE kickoff matches in the last five years... is Floyd Mayweather a WWE Hall of Famer?... why Bobby Heenan never returned to WWE on a more consistent basis after Wrestlemania 17, and lots more.

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Sound Off 509 - ADAM COLE AND RED DRAGON ARRIVE AT NXT TAKEOVER!

August 20th, 2017

SOUND OFF 509 is a packed show with a nearly hour-long review of an excellent NXT Takeover show with live thoughts from the Barclays Center, including the arrival of Adam Cole and Red Dragon, Asuka retaining her Women's title and why Bobby Roode and Aleister Black may be on their way to the main roster... final thoughts on tonight's Summerslam card, including a rumored Undertaker sighting, and Rusev allegedly wanting out of his WWE contract... thoughts on Baron Corbin cashing in MITB and LOSING on Smackdown and why I have mixed emotions about it... the latest on the condition of Ric Flair... Shelton Benjamin officially signs with WWE to return for real this time... GFW strips Alberto El Patron of their World title and keeps him suspended, while Alberto claims it was all his idea... praise for GFW's choice as their new World champion... why I'm worried about all these Lucha Underground stars coming to Global Force... and my interviews from the WWE 2K18 launch party with WWE champion Jinder Mahal, Kurt Angle, Braun Strowman, Bobby Roode, Bayley and Alexa Bliss. Video of them all coming soon to our YouTube channel!

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