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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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Sound Off 333 - Some Positive Momentum for TNA?

June 22nd, 2014

Solomonster runs down the ROH card for their first pay-per-view, WWE all but confirms a Brock Lesnar title match for Summerslam, the great showdown between Rusev and Reigns on Raw along with one of the more embarrassing segments in the history of the show, the debut of STARDUST, WWE budget cuts hitting the production crew, why there may be more bad news yet to come for the network, THE VAUDEVILLAINS debut on NXT, thoughts on the Von Erich angle from Slammiversary, TNA possibly bringing back the 6-sided ring pisses off Austin Aries and why he's right on the money, why Lashley winning the TNA title is a good move and defending TNA for not doing it on the PPV, why wrestlers should "make" the title and not the other way around, what caused the end of Kofi Kingston's push in his feud with Randy Orton, rebooking the 1995 King of the Ring, the BEST episode of Saturday Night's Main Event to go back and watch, why Goldberg confronted Triple H and cussed him out at a convention in 2000, the mastermind behind the Diva Search (with some of the raunchiest audio ever on a WWE show), and then it's the FINAL THIS WEEK IN HISTORY segment featuring TNA's debut on PPV, including a segment with a masturbating midget in a trash can, Vince Russo returns to WWE for all of one day, and Vince McMahon buys Raw back from Donald Trump!
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Sound Off 332 - Pitching Cena vs. Lesnar for Summerslam

June 15th, 2014

HUGE show this week discussing the eleven WWE releases, which ones were for the best and the one that was the biggest mistake, Daniel Bryan being stripped of the WWE Title and concern he may miss Summerslam, what I would do with Brock Lesnar and it involves John Cena winning the title (hear me out on this), Dean Ambrose shines on Raw, why Seth Rollins' explanation was weak, recapping an emotional Legends House finale, THE GREATNESS OF BO DALLAS, TNA Slammiversary predictions, MVP's injury and how taping so far in advance has finally bit them on the ass, bringing Kharma back to manage AJ Lee against Paige, why Tony Schiavone went to WWE, the WrestleMania III attendance debate, Vader's backstage WCW fight with Paul Orndorff, James Dudley in the Hall of Fame, Mitsuharu Misawa dies in the ring and more!

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