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Sound Off 446 - IS STEVE AUSTIN BEING UNFAIR TO ROMAN REIGNS?

June 19th, 2016

SOUND OFF 446 opens with a brief rebuttal to Teddy Long's recent comments, plus MONEY IN THE BANK predictions, Jerry Lawler's suspension and why this isn't likely the end of his run in WWE, Cruiserweight Classic names revealed and the one man who will miss it, Steve Austin's comments about AJ Styles carrying Roman Reigns, what Shinsuke Nakamura has in common with John Cena, WWE reaching out to past stars for the upcoming draft, why the "Divas Revolution" appears to be running out of gas, why TNA almost died last weekend and who was responsible for Impact's disastrous airing on Pop TV, some observations from the one segment of Impact that I caught, thoughts on Gail Kim going into the TNA Hall of Fame, Damien Sandow admits confusion over WWE dropping the ball after his memorable Raw promo, the best SO BAD IT'S GOOD segments in wrestling history, and the winners of our second-ever Paypal Rumble!

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Sound Off 445 - PITCHING A SUMMERSLAM IDEA FOR PAIGE VANZANT

June 12th, 2016

SOUND OFF 445 opens with thoughts on a horrible weekend of shootings in Orlando, the death of Kimbo Slice, CM Punk's rumored opponent at UFC 202, pitching an idea for Paige VanZant at Summerslam, Hulk Hogan bankrupts Gawker, WWE awarding Roman Reigns "Best Catchphrase" of the best decade, planned WWE DVD releases for 2017 including Roman Reigns and the Hardy Boys, thoughts on NXT Takeover and a defense of the fans who didn't recognize Paul Ellering, ranking the top three Takeover specials, AJ Styles "shoots" on John Cena on Raw, defending Matt Hardy after a most unfortunate tweet, the one wrestler shoot interview I want to see the most, what great technician will end Wrestlemania 40 as the champion, which is tougher - pro wrestling or MMA, why Joe Buck is hated by so many, and the return of the Paypal Rumble!

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Sound Off 444 - BROCK LESNAR RETURNS TO UFC, BUT IS IT WISE FOR WWE?

June 5th, 2016

SOUND OFF 444 is a JAM-PACKED two hour show discussing Brock Lesnar's return to UFC, what it means for his WWE career and what Vince McMahon could be getting in return, the death of Muhammad Ali, justice denied in the Jimmy Snuka case, evaluating the good and bad of the WWE brand split and why it proves that ratings matter, Goldberg in WWE 2k17 and three potential opponents for him should it lead to a WWE return, praise for the AJ Styles/John Cena swerve on Raw and why Styles may be the biggest beneficiary from the brand split, looking at some recent house show numbers for Roman Reigns and what it says about his drawing power, a rant on the Stephanie McMahon/Charlotte segment from Raw and how stupid it was, thoughts on the Seth Rollins documentary and Shane McMahon podcast, thoughts on Sheamus in the new Ninja Turtles movie, NXT TAKEOVER PREDICTIONS, a small defense of the Matt Hardy/Jeff Hardy segment on Impact, thoughts on the very polarizing Ricochet vs. Will Ospreay match and criticism of it, plus much more.

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Sound Off 443 - SHOULD SASHA AND CHARLOTTE HEADLINE SUMMERSLAM?

May 29th, 2016

SOUND OFF 443 is a special MAILBAG episode answering lots and lots of your questions!  Discussion includes whether or not Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte should headline Summerslam in Brooklyn, tracing the origin of the anti-Cena movement, why Honky Tonk Man held the Intercontinental title for so long, who was the biggest waste of potential in TNA, how would Randy Savage have done in the original ECW, why the WWE title changed hands so many times in 2002, Shawn Michaels gets beaten up by a bunch of Marines, Chyna and Lita as the tag team champions, BUY OR SELL on the better overall performer between John Cena and Randy Orton, and who had the better product in 1997 - WCW Nitro or WWF Raw?

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Sound Off 442 - IS SETH ROLLINS RETURNING AS A HEEL A MISTAKE?

May 24th, 2016

SOUND OFF 442 is a bonus episode reviewing last night's Monday Night Raw, discussing why Seth Rollins returning as a heel is a mistake that can easily be corrected with a double turn, why AJ Styles is the MVP of the WWE roster and desperately needs a big win, the sudden stagnation of Dean Ambrose and why he needs to avoid the same fate as Dolph Ziggler, Charlotte shines and stumbles all at once in her split from Ric Flair, my early pick for this year's Money in the Bank winner and the biggest reason why a women's MITB ladder match is a bad idea (and why a tournament makes more sense).

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Sound Off 441 - CODY RHODES TELLS WWE HE WANTS TO GO HOME

May 22nd, 2016

SOUND OFF 441 has EXTREME RULES PREDICTIONS and thoughts on why the Roman Reigns/AJ Styles feud has been so refreshing, plus the latest on Cody Rhodes asking for his WWE release and what he may be doing next, looking at two different times he could have broken out as a star, Emma undergoes back surgery and a troubling rumor about how WWE's initial treatment of the injury, rumors of a Sasha Banks injury,  my interview with independent star BRANDON WATTS about how he broke his neck and what doctors are telling him, is John Cena using something to return early from injuries, should Vince McMahon fund TNA the way he secretly did ECW, celebrities who belong in the WWE Hall of Fame, and Batista replies to a Stephanie McMahon tweet in savage fashion.

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Sound Off 440 - AN IMPRESSIVE FIRST YEAR FOR KEVIN OWENS ON WWE TV

May 15th, 2016

SOUND OFF 440 talks about the arrest of Adam Rose and why he's finished in WWE, Brooklyn Brawler and Christian released and why it's not too late to give Christian a proper sendoff, Triple H re-signs for another three Wrestlemanias, a rumor-killer on WWE's Bash at the Beach network special from Hawaii, celebrating the one year anniversary of Kevin Owens on the main roster and why he is such an important part of that roster, why WWE's NEW ERA isn't much different from the old era, Roman Reigns has his best night in a long time, why Paige and Alberto Del Rio dating is no big deal, how Sasha Banks has become the Brock Lesnar of the women's division, Alexa Bliss as the LEGEND'S DAUGHTER KILLER, more payment woes for TNA production staffers, thoughts on Adam Cole joining The Bullet Club at ROH Global Wars, thoughts on Kevin Nash's 1997 WCW Timeline shoot and the woman he hates with a passion, adding a Women's tag team title in WWE, how Bob Orton nearly gave hepatitis C to The Undertaker and more.

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Sound Off 439 - BLACK FRIDAY AS WWE CUTS EIGHT PERFORMERS

May 8th, 2016

SOUND OFF 439 runs through the entire list of BLACK FRIDAY CUTS in WWE, including what went wrong with Wade Barrett, Damien Sandow and Alex Riley -- why the Sandow release is so depressing and why John Cena's alleged dislike of Riley may well have derailed his career.  Also discussing Ryback's belief that everyone on the WWE roster is of equal value, why this "New Era" in WWE feels a lot like the old era, Bob Backlund as Darren Young's life coach, Eric Young makes his NXT debut, why Samoa Joe is the best champion right now in all of WWE, Lucha Underground gets an extension, Sexy Star wins an incredible main event, Vince Russo's assertion that Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are not great workers, what Steve Austin would have done in 2002 had he not walked out of WWE, Bartolo Colon makes baseball history, and BUY OR SELL on which decade had the best Intercontinental champions?

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Sound Off 438 - SOLOMONSTER IGNITES THE RAGE WITHIN ALEX RILEY

May 1st, 2016

SOUND OFF 438 opens with the saddest of sad tweets from NXT's Alex Riley and his attack on yours truly, the audio that likely ignited his RAGE and what it was that I ACTUALLY said, and accepting his "challenge" to have him on the show.  Also discussing WWE PAYBACK PREDICTIONS, Ric Flair's rough week, Arn Anderson's ridiculous statement on "Table For 3", WWE's tribute to Chyna on Raw and shutting down the criticism of it, defending the fans for booing Roman Reigns while meeting a Make-A-Wish child on Raw and why WWE needs to stop blurring the lines, thoughts on the debut of a former TNA champion on NXT, one idea to change The Drifter's persona while getting Damien Sandow back on TV, ROH possibly moving to two hours, LORENZO LAMAS on Lucha Underground and playing the old Renegade TV theme song, is there a real difference between the "Kickoff" show and the PPV itself, BUY OR SELL on the first and last halves of Kurt Angle's career and a HALL & OATES HOTLINE?

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Sound Off 437 - TWO HALL OF FAME TALENTS DEAD THIS WEEK

April 24th, 2016

SOUND OFF 437 opens with thoughts on the deaths of Prince and Chyna, the biggest reason she belongs in the WWE Hall of Fame and the real reason she never went in, Samoa Joe wins the NXT title and why it doesn't mean Finn Balor is necessarily on his way up to the main roster, the return of Bret Hart and his latest criticism of WWE, thoughts on the debut of NO WAY JOSE, the latest on a potential new partner for TNA and what they need to do if there is ANY chance left for them to succeed, Velvet Sky's departure and what role she might play in WWE, Matanza suffers a serious arm injury at the Lucha Underground tapings, the WrestleMania 2 mystery, what is the ORTON RULE in reference to the Wellness Policy, concern about WWE not producing their own homegrown stars, one former WCW name that could have another run, ranting on disrespect shown to Bobby Heenan, a HUGE milestone for The New Day and the PAYPAL RUMBLE T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY!

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