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Sound Off 613 - PREDICTING A KING OF THE RING WINNER FOR 2019

August 18th, 2019

SOUND OFF 613 talks AEW selling out its next two TV tapings in less than an hour and thoughts on the polarizing signing of Orange Cassidy (6:17)... low ticket sales bump AAA from Madison Square Garden to a smaller theater (17:55)... NXT moving to USA Network and not FS1? (21:03)... looking at WWE's KING OF THE RING brackets and predicting a winner, plus a possible name change for Chad Gable that could be a career killer (36:31)... Monday Night Raw thoughts on the return of heel Sasha Banks and a great match between Drew McIntyre and Cedric Alexander (58:48)... Smackdown thoughts on Shane McMahon fining Kevin Owens, a star-making performance for Buddy Murphy against Roman Reigns, and Roman refers to himself as a "Performance Fighter" (1:12:22)... why no FIEND on television this week is fine, and the story behind Bray Wyatt's new theme music (1:28:11)... RSPW Rewind from 1994 features a fan sick and tired of the Hart family feud (1:36:36)... the possible future of a Goldberg vs. Matt Riddle match and why Brock Lesnar would be a better opponent for Riddle (1:43:25)... what are your top three "I remember where I was when I saw that live" moments? (1:55:31)... BUY OR SELL on the better cage match, Summerslam 94 or Hell in a Cell at Badd Blood 97? (2:02:50)... and we start our Countdown to Sound Off 619 of THE GREAT EIGHT Rey Mysterio matches of his career!

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Sound Off Extra - TALE OF TWO SHOWS WITH WWE SUMMERSLAM 2019!

August 12th, 2019

WWE Summerslam 2019 from Toronto wasn't much of a show until Charlotte and Trish Stratus hit the ring, then we saw the in-ring debut of THE FIEND and a very good Universal championship match, all of which made for a good finish to the show.  Solomonster is back with TWO HOURS of bonus audio reviewing the entire event, including Goldberg's return against Dolph Ziggler, and takes listener phone calls at the end.

Sound Off 612 - CONCERN FOR NXT POSSIBLY AIRING ON FS1?

August 11th, 2019

SOUND OFF 612 has some last minute thoughts on Summerslam (12:18)... the winners of the G1 Climax blocks revealed for this week's big finale and how things might play out (17:46)... Monday Night Raw thoughts on Goldberg's return, Roman Reigns hit by a car, thoughts on new Women's tag team champions and Bayley agrees that WWE has dropped the ball with these belts (23:40)... Vince McMahon tears up the Smackdown script yet again (39:54)... three big reasons to be concerned about NXT reportedly airing on FS1 starting this fall and WWE interested in buying Fite TV? (45:15)... NXT TAKEOVER TORONTO FULL REVIEW with the best match of the night and audio of the contentious exchange after the show between Triple H and a wrestling reporter (1:02:22)... Billy Corgan announces the NWA to begin taping television (1:45:47)... how to watch all four seasons of Lucha Underground for free (1:51:33)... fan complains online in 1993 about Shawn Michaels being flabby in RSPW Rewind (1:54:34)... can Ring of Honor make a comeback? (1:59:51)... thoughts Becky Lynch sharing the WWE 2K20 cover with Roman Reigns (2:09:25)... who Zane Bresloff was and why he was such an important figure in WWE and WCW (2:12:05)... the honorable mentions for greatest matches in Summerslam history and the #1 match in our countdown revealed!

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Sound Off Extra - SUMMERSLAM 2019 PREVIEW & PREDICTIONS!

August 8th, 2019

Solomonster is back with an HOUR-LONG preview for WWE SummerSlam this Sunday with predictions for all of the announced matches so far, some BIG names missing from the card and thoughts on the Roman Reigns cliffhanger from Smackdown on Tuesday.  An hour of rare midweek audio for your listening pleasure!

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Sound Off 611 - WHO TRIED TO FORK ROMAN REIGNS ON SMACKDOWN?

August 4th, 2019

SOUND OFF 611 talks about the life and death of Harley Race, including the two car wrecks that should've killed him, the time Vince McMahon tried to get him to no show the first Starrcade, the 1987 Slammy Awards brawl with Jim Duggan, the rib Owen Hart played on him and how he got his revenge (15:16)... AEW news on new signings and selling out its first TNT taping in three hours (46:00)... the latest G1 Climax update, including Yano handing Jon Moxley his first defeat and what's up with all of the hate from Japanese NJPW fans for KENTA? (53:36)... thoughts on Steve Austin's podcast interview with Hulk Hogan, including the current WWE star he's a big fan of and a valid criticism of the WWE Performance Center (1:06:11)... Paul Heyman reveals the original plan for him to manage Chris Benoit at Wrestlemania 18, and then calls out a fan in the audience shouting "my boy" Benoit (1:43:43)... Simon Gotch says he would like to see Dave Meltzer eat a bullet (1:52:13)... WHO TRIED TO KILL ROMAN REIGNS WITH A FORKLIFT? (2:06:56)... Kayla Braxton wins Sad Tweet for throwing shade at WWE fans who complain (2:15:19)... NXT TAKEOVER TORONTO PREDICTIONS (2:22:20)... and we've arrived at match #2 in our countdown of the TOP 10 GREATEST SUMMERSLAM MATCHES IN HISTORY!

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Sound Off 610 - CM PUNK DOESN’T SOUND IMPRESSED WITH AEW

July 28th, 2019

SOUND OFF 610 has more on AEW debuting on TNT starting October 2nd and what that first live show needs to achieve (8:19)... CM Punk talks to ESPN and doesn't sound impressed with the way AEW has approached him (16:06)... thoughts on the WWE Smackville special, Finn Balor's illness and the pros and cons of the new WWE Network upgrade (27:14)... a rant on Jimmy Uso's latest DUI arrest and WWE's lazy response (43:09)... the latest on the G1 Climax, including a wild prediction on who will hand Jon Moxley his first loss (54:55)... RAW REUNION does big numbers, but those big numbers keep getting smaller by the year (1:02:39)... Sean Waltman and Scott Hall think DX kind of buried AJ Styles, Gallows and Anderson on Raw (1:15:50)... "Stone Cold" Steve Austin outshines everyone else on Raw in a tremendous finale (1:24:00)... why we may be getting Goldberg against Dolph Ziggler at Summerslam (1:33:25)... defending the decision to do Charlotte vs. Trish Stratus at Summerslam (1:42:49)... Bruce Prichard defends the Vince McMahon "Dr. Heiney" skit as done out of "love and respect" for JR (2:06:17)... how to find some of the oldest wrestling message board posts dating back to the early 1990's (2:14:00)... why did Steve Austin pull out of his match with The Coach at Taboo Tuesday 2005 (2:24:15)... and #3 in our countdown of the TOP 10 GREATEST SUMMERSLAM MATCHES IN HISTORY!

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Sound Off 609 - ALEXA BLISS SLAMS DISRESPECTFUL WWE FANS

July 21st, 2019

SOUND OFF 609 talks about AEW All Out, their new video series on YouTube and some controversy that kicked up this week with MLW announcer Tony Schiavone appearing, and CM Punk appearing at Starrcast III (10:35)... some surprises in the G1 Climax standings and the Jon Moxley match that should silence all of the critics who say he isn't very good (24:50)... live thoughts from the ROH Manhattan Mayhem show (46:00)... missed opportunities in the All Star Battle Royal on Raw (1:06:16)... Bray Wyatt returns to lay out Finn Balor, and why he should be the first person to beat The Demon on the main roster (1:16:22)... the fans turn on the Women's Four-Way on Raw and Alexa Bliss runs to Twitter to complain (1:21:56)... RAW REUNION coming this week with a couple of interesting names who declined invitations (1:42:15)... Colt Cabana ending his podcast after nearly a decade (2:16:53)... SMACKVILLE coming to the WWE Network (2:25:59)... sharing a favorite Owen Hart story (2:29:25)... BUY OR SELL on the best match from the Three Faces of Foley (2:33:38)... and #4 in our countdown of the TOP 10 GREATEST SUMMERSLAM MATCHES IN HISTORY!

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Sound Off Extra - WWE EXTREME RULES 2019 FULL REVIEW!

July 15th, 2019

Solomonster has a full review for WWE Extreme Rules 2019 in Philadelphia, PA, featuring Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch against Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans in a Winners Take All match, and Roman Reigns teams up with The Undertaker to battle Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon. Did Paul Heyman deliver on his promise to have Brock Lesnar cash in his Money in the Bank contract?

Sound Off 608 - WWE TAKES FRIENDLY FIRE FROM FOX INTERVIEWER

July 14th, 2019

SOUND OFF 608 talks about Jeff Hardy's latest arrest (8:12)... FOX interviewer left aghast by interview with Bayley after learning WWE stars drive themselves from town to town and have no collective bargaining agreement (15:56)... Chris Jericho mourns the death of CMLL owner Paco Alonso (30:11)... WWE EXTREME RULES 2019 PREDICTIONS (36:08)... AEW FIGHT FOR THE FALLEN FULL REVIEW (1:22:00)... thoughts on a terrible Raw and enjoyable Smackdown show (2:01:25)... two bizarre stories with Tito Ortiz to fight Alberto Del Rio and the incident with Joey Janela and Enzo Amore at a Blink 182 concert (2:23:24)... thoughts on the Slammiversary main event between Tessa Blanchard and Sami Callihan (2:32:43)... and we've cracked the top five in the countdown of the TOP 10 GREATEST SUMMERSLAM MATCHES IN HISTORY!

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Sound Off 607 - HOW AEW IS MAKING A LOT OF MONEY FOR WWE STARS

July 7th, 2019

SOUND OFF 607 opens with the dumpster fire that is the New York Mets and the passing of two wrestling legends... review of NIGHT ONE of the G1 Climax with Okada vs. Tanahashi and KENTA vs. Kota Ibushi (11:27)... thoughts on a Monday Night Raw that had nearly 6,000 votes and the highest thumbs up percentage in our Twitter poll in months, including a hot opening angle and an AJ Styles heel turn, but how much influence did Paul Heyman really have with this show? (31:10)... WWE teases Undertaker vs. Sting match for a new fantasy warfare show, but could the match actually happen? (52:09)... Anderson and Gallows staying with WWE and how AEW is making a lot of money for a lot of WWE stars right now (1:11:43)... Ring of Honor having big problems moving tickets for its return to the Hammerstein Ballroom later this month (1:36:21)... a MUST SEE Adam Cole segment on NXT (1:41:03)... Cain Velasquez to make his pro wrestling debut at TripleMania with a couple of interesting partners (1:50:00)... why has AEW not shown any interest in Tenille Dashwood/Emma? (1:56:00)... if you could change the outcome of one wrestling match in history, what would it be? (1:57:23)... and the countdown continues with #6 in our TOP 10 GREATEST SUMMERSLAM MATCHES IN HISTORY!

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