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Sound Off 522 - SURVIVOR SERIES 2017 PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS!

November 19th, 2017

SOUND OFF 522 has a full preview with predictions for the most star-studded SURVIVOR SERIES show in years, including WWE's ridiculous network offer... floating two names as possible challengers for Enzo Amore's Cruiserweight title coming out of tonight's show... Charlotte wins the Women's title on Smackdown and Ric Flair's return to TV... why Asuka should be the sole survivor for Team Raw... Shane McMahon getting up from the Angle Slam and The Shield triple powerbomb on Tuesday... TRIPLE H takes Jason Jordan's spot after a horrendous acting performance on Raw... Triple H challenging Jinder Mahal in India and who he's likely facing at WrestleMania... James Ellsworth released... David Otunga and Jennifer Hudson have a nasty split... NXT TAKEOVER: WAR GAMES REVIEW, including the match of the night between Aleister Black and the Velveteen Dream, thoughts on changes to the War Games format, Drew McIntyre's biceps injury and who I would pick to be the next two challengers for Andrade Cien Almas' NXT title... Delta Airlines wins SAD TWEET for their response to Kevin Kelly... thoughts on security getting rough with a fan on Raw last Monday... Edge claims WWE may have booked AJ Styles to win the title as a way to help boost a new USA Network show... who has the most potential after a New Day breakup... Tommy Dreamer claims Nick Bockwinkel was almost Mr. Perfect, and lots more.

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Sound Off 521 - SURVIVOR SERIES GOES FROM ZERO TO HERO IN ONE WEEK

November 12th, 2017

SOUND OFF 521 is here and what a difference a week makes with thoughts on AJ Styles beating Jinder Mahal to win the WWE title, why it was the right move to make and the three things that now make Survivor Series a must-see show... what Triple H's challenge to Jinder for India means for his chances of regaining the title... John Cena's new role for Survivor Series... The Shield vs. The New Day and why Roman Reigns' return should be saved for Tuesday... thoughts on Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn being sent home early from WWE's European tour... the fifth woman rumored for Team Raw at Survivor Series and what it says about Bayley's status on the roster... Pete Dunne makes his Raw debut and wrestles Johnny Gargano at Takeover, but not to air on TV?... Impact Wrestling becomes a Canadian company and pays fans to attend its recent TV tapings... Lucha Underground returning for a fourth season... thoughts on the Ric Flair 30 for 30 special on ESPN... thoughts on the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Screwjob and one big WrestleMania 18 match we may have missed out on with Bret Hart... is it only a matter of time before high profile wrestlers are accused of sexual misconduct?... one African American listener voices his concern over rumors of Hulk Hogan possibly returning to WWE... and recapping one of the worst experiences of my life this week.

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Sound Off 520 - 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL! JERICHO VS. OMEGA!

November 6th, 2017

Celebrating TEN YEARS of the Sound Off with a four hour special talking Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega at WrestleKingdom 12... Raw's 25th anniversary special broadcasting live from two locations... the fallout from Lio Rush's Twitter mistake and what it might mean for his career... the return of Stephanie McMahon to TV... will AJ Styles take the WWE title from Jinder Mahal this week?... NXT War Games rules explained... plus, answering your e-mails and phone calls!

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Sound Off 519 - HALLOWEEN SPECIAL WITH BREAKING NEWS ON WWE RELEASES!

October 29th, 2017

SOUND OFF 519 is the 2017 HaLLoWeeN SPECIAL with BREAKING NEWS on the WWE releases of Emma, Summer Rae and Darren Young (see the Raw review)... the idea pitched for a Bullet Club reunion at TLC that Vince McMahon shot down... thoughts on a lackluster card for Survivor Series so far, including the three rumored names for the special referee slot in the main event... SMACKDOWN'S INVASION OF RAW... Kane pins Finn Balor only 24 hours after Balor beats AJ Styles at TLC... Edge and Christian say they don't see the appeal of Asuka and my issues with the way they presented her in her first week on TV... WWE's plans for Raw's 25th anniversary in January and a missed opportunity... the VICE Sports story on WWE whitewashing The Ultimate Warrior's controversial past... Jeff Jarrett TERMINATED by Impact Wrestling and checks himself into WWE-sponsored rehab... are Ricochet and Tessa Blanchard on their way to Impact?... Kevin Owens beats Randy Orton in this week's Social Media Savagery... is WWE waiting on ROMAN REIGNS to return before Raw invades Smackdown?... why the WWE Horsewomen should NOT LOSE to the MMA Horsewomen... Ric Flair reveals his WWE Mount Rushmore, while I reveal my Mount Rushmore of Lucha Underground... remembering the time Kurt Angle said he wanted to have BEASTIALITY SEX with Booker T's wife... did a Kmart clothing line kill a planned John Cena heel turn?... WHO IS MR. SURVIVOR SERIES?... and NOAH MARK drops by to talk Halloween and next week's 10 year anniversary show!

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Sound Off 518 - WWE’S TLC SHAKEUP AND KURT ANGLE’S RETURN TO THE RING!

October 22nd, 2017

SOUND OFF 518 talks about the MAJOR SHAKEUP to tonight's WWE TLC PPV, a rumored outbreak of the mumps, KURT ANGLE replacing Roman Reigns in the main event and wrestling his first WWE match in 11 years, AJ Styles replacing Bray Wyatt against Finn Balor, concern for Angle's health, why adding Jason Jordan to the match makes sense but NOT as a bait and switch with Angle, thoughts the Kane's return and WWE's blatant disregard for even the ILLUSION of there being a true brand split... rumors of WWE performers looking to exit the company and who they might be... KING OF THE RING being brought back, but not in the way you may think... Jinder Mahal officially challenges Brock Lesnar to a match at Survivor Series... Okada sets one new record and is about to set another... Reby Hardy goes off on the WWE seamstress as only she can... TNAGLOBALFORCEIMPACT gets its own PIZZA AND COCKTAIL... quite possibly our FINAL Lucha Underground review, including some surprise returns, murders and a new champion crowned... the latest on a possible fourth season... MY TOP TEN LUCHA UNDERGROUND MATCHES FROM ALL THREE SEASONS and giving the show the Sound Off sendoff it deserves... should Kevin Owens go babyface against a heel Sami Zayn at Wrestlemania?... Shawn Michaels having beef with John Cena at WM23... why WWE won't acknowledge King Kong Bundy... the scariest moments in WWE history... BUY OR SELL on the best horror movie franchise... and plans for our 10 year anniversary podcast announced!

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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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