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Sound Off 343 - THE BELLA TWINS, STOP THE PAIN!

August 31st, 2014

*The latest on the condition of Jake Roberts who is sedated and on a respirator
*Thoughts on JR's interview with Tony Schiavone and comments about Bobby Heenan
*Solomonster breaks down why Raw was such a BAD, DREADFULLY BORING SHOW
*Why the legends segment with Cena didn't work and what I wish they would stop doing
*Discussing a Bella Twins segment so awful, I wish IT would have died in the womb
*Was Bray Wyatt "buried" at the end of Raw?  And did John Cena fight against it?
*Where TNA Impact may end up if Spike won't renew them and why it's not good news
*Would wrestling have gotten as hot as it did if Sting joined the nWo instead of Hogan?
*Greatest impact on wrestling, Hogan joining the nWo or Triple H marrying Stephanie?
*Does Eric Bischoff deserve a WWE Hall of Fame induction?  What about Vince Russo?
*One intriguing idea for Wrestlemania 31 with Roman Reigns becoming a Heyman Guy

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Sound Off 342 - WHO FACES LESNAR AFTER CENA?

August 24th, 2014

*Summerslam thoughts with Brock Lesnar destroying John Cena to take the WWE Title
*Running down a list of potential opponents for Lesnar between now and WM31
*If Rollins cashes in soon, could you buy into a HIAC title match with Rollins and Ambrose?
*Updates on Kurt Angle/WWE and Daniel Bryan possibly needing Tommy John surgery
*Thoughts on the excellent Shield documentary on the WWE Network
*Issuing a challenge to WWE on its overuse of the DISTRACTION ROLLUP finish
*Could Dean Ambrose end up being THE GUY over Roman Reigns?
*Syfy website spoils likely start date for Smackdown on Thursday nights
*TNA gets a stay of execution on Spike TV, but is their fate already sealed?
*The latest on Bully Ray leaving TNA and is there value in one final WWE run?
*Calling out a listener attacking me for favoritism when it comes to title defenses
*Should Mr. Perfect and Kurt Angle have had a match at WrestleMania 18?

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Sound Off 341 - PATIENCE IS NOT A VIRTUE FOR WWE

August 17th, 2014

*Predictions for SUMMERSLAM 2014, including Cena vs. Lesnar for the WWE Title
*WWE copies TNA with a horrible angle and even Daniel Bryan thought it sucked
*Why teasing a John Cena heel turn is like CATNIP for wrestling fans and it needs to stop
*Hulk Hogan gets BURNED by Warrior's widow (and right after his birthday no less!)
*The latest on WWE likely dropping the Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, Big E stable
*Kevin Steen officially joins NXT and one positive sign for his main roster future
*Ranting on WWE giving up on Bo Dallas and why its impatience affects ALL OF NXT
*Impact moves to Wednesdays and the latest on Davey Richards breaking his leg
*LOLTNA as Solomonster spots a typo on a $200 collector's plaque they're selling
*Live thoughts from the ROH Field of Honor show with some embarrassing crowd behavior
*More on ROH's home for Final Battle and sharing a funny story about meeting Dixie Carter
*Has New Japan Pro Wrestling become the best promotion in the world today?
*This week's Sad Tweet from Marty Jannetty and thoughts on the death of Robin Williams

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Sound Off 340 - WWE FIRES ALBERTO DEL RIO

August 10th, 2014

*What led to WWE firing Alberto Del Rio and where he may end up next
*Smackdown possibly moving back to Thursdays, what it means for TNA and NXT
*Raw is $9.99 and why all of their network plugs may end up backfiring on them
*A scathing rant on the lack of follow-up in the Woods, Kingston, Big E storyline
*Why it makes Raw a bad television show
*Surprise guests at Hulk Hogan's birthday bash this week, could Sting be one of them?
*Sharing some HILARIOUS Hulk Hogan tall tales that he's told over the years
*Eva Marie has a match on NXT and, well... it doesn't go well
*Live thoughts from Tuesday's Impact tapings in NYC (SPOILER ALERT)
*Bully Ray puts Dixie Carter through a table, TNA celebrates with a press release
*Detailing the issues between Triple H and Chris Jericho when Y2J came to WWE
*What are some of the more disrespectful crowd chants at wrestlers?
*This week's Sad Tweet from @TheRock after his mother is struck by a drunk driver

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Sound Off 339 - THE DEATH OF TNA?

August 2nd, 2014

*The latest on Spike TV possibly not renewing TNA Impact and why it's their own fault
*Vince Russo's role in this fiasco as TNA "fires" him this week, what does he have on Dixie?
*Latest WWE Network subscriber numbers and they're even worse than we thought
*What WWE's deal with Rogers Cable means for Canadian fans wanting the network
*60 employees lose their jobs as part of cost cutting, thoughts on the death of WWE Magazine
*Why Stephanie McMahon is currently in the lead for Best WWE Performer of 2014
*Five NXT releases this week, including one shocking name that was a big mistake
*Full review of TNA Destination X, a really good show with plenty of great wrestling
*An impromptu rant on Dixie Carter's big bump next week and what it MUST mean for TNA
*Bringing back older stars and a spirited rant about WWE not making a play for AJ Styles
*This week's Sad Tweet from Smith Hart, accusing Vince Russo of murdering his brother
*Inside details from my Wheel of Fortune audition this week and how it ties into wrestling

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Sound Off 338 - WWE’s FAILURE WITH CESARO

July 27th, 2014

*Daniel Bryan takes down a burglar, but also gets bad news from WWE doctors
*Battleground thoughts, including the bait-and-switch with Ambrose and Rollins
*Brock Lesnar is back and why John Cena's absence may help the build to their match
*Thoughts on the GREAT angle with Stephanie McMahon and Brie Bella
*Cesaro no longer a Paul Heyman guy, why that pairing can now be considered a failure
*How and why WWE could have booked Lesnar vs. Cesaro for the Royal Rumble
*Do we have a NEW Nation of Domination?  Looking at ways they could go with it
*What WWE could learn from UFC's Fight Pass to help improve its own network
*Getting over international stars to feature on network specials overseas
*Booking The Ascension on NXT, plus reaction to the crowd during the women's match
*Who would be on a Mount Rushmore of greatest wrestling promoters?
*This week's "Sad Tweet" from @JRsBBQ, thoughts on Jim Ross' WWE departure

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Sound Off 337 - WHO SHOULD WRESTLE STING AT WM31?

July 20th, 2014

*Battleground predictions, including why Seth Rollins is leaving with the WWE Title
*Latest on Sting signing, who do you want to see him wrestle at WrestleMania next year?
*John Cena hands Ric Flair the World title, is the big gold belt on the way out?
*Another TNA Basebrawl embarrassment and what needs to be done
*Thoughts on the first #TNANYC show and a really good main event (that really wasn't)
*Rant on the scumbag move Vince Russo pulled this week to cover his own ass
*Out of 15 World titles, has John Cena ever had a title win that truly felt memorable?
*Solomonster's favorite moments from the WCW Monday Nitro days
*Sound Off Throwback to one year ago today featuring Charlotte's NXT debut
*Thoughts on CM Punk's WWE departure and five of his greatest matches

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Sound Off 336 - THE PROBLEMS WITH THE WWE NETWORK

July 13th, 2014

This week's Sound Off is TWO AND A HALF HOURS worth of audio with:

*Thoughts on the Monday Night War debut and other things WWE Network should be doing
*The Atlantic writes about WWE's race problem, leaving out one of it's biggest stars
*Hulk Hogan introduces KENTA in Japan, but will he fare better than other Asian stars?
*Santino Marella retires, thoughts on his WWE career and most memorable moments
*The best part of the Roman Reigns promo on Raw last Monday and what it means
*A rant on the state of announcing in pro wrestling today, giving more wrestlers the mic
*Farewell to the 4-sided ring (and Willow!) with another good episode of Impact
*The three NXT acts that should be on the WWE main roster right now
*Why The Undertaker should NOT get his win back against Brock Lesnar next year
*If John Cena were gay, would WWE have still made him the face of the company?
*Classic Attitude Era Raw Review for the 7/13/98 episode, does it hold up?

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Sound Off 335 - EMMA’S (NOT SO) EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

July 5th, 2014

This week's Fourth of July weekend edition of the Sound Off discusses:

*Emma's WWE release and what likely led to her being hired back
*WWE calling John Cena the greatest champion of all time
*Is Goldust the most successful Vince McMahon gimmick ever behind Undertaker and Kane?
*The return of The Mi... oh, who cares, Chris Jericho is back!
*Why this could be the best period ever for the women's division in WWE
*Why WWE has really dropped the ball with Justin Gabriel
*Another good episode of Impact highlighted by a Bobby Roode/Kenny King brawl
*The genesis of the heat between Steve Austin and Jeff Jarrett
*Answering a listener question on WHY IS JOHN CENA SO HATED?
*The debut of TWO new segments, including this week's "Sad Tweet" from @ZackRyder!

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Sound Off 334 - TNA HITS A HOMERUN IN NEW YORK CITY

June 29th, 2014

Here is what's on the agenda for this week's TWO-HOUR PLUS episode of the Sound Off:

*Money in the Bank predictions
*ROH Best in the World thoughts and who impressed the most
*A look back at the unlikely career of Vickie Guerrero
*Lots of NXT injuries
*NXT thoughts and some background on newcomer Becky Lynch
*Live thoughts from the TNA tapings in New York City and why they hit a homerun
*Thoughts on a Swagger vs. Rusev feud
*Where The Rock ranks among the greatest heels of all time
*What's up with black wrestlers in WWE these days
*and we end with a WWE Mid-Year Review!

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