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Sound Off 453 - RAW’S REBOOT MAKES FOR A REFRESHING CHANGE

July 31st, 2016

WEEK ONE of Raw versus Smackdown is in the books and SOUND OFF 453 analyzes the good and bad of both shows, including an outstanding episode of Raw with reaction to the announcement of a new UNIVERSAL TITLE and why it's not so bad, Finn Balor pinning Roman Reigns clean to earn a title shot, why Reigns deserves more credit for having great matches, Sasha Banks wins the Women's title and nearly kills herself in the process, pitching a double turn at Summerslam with Balor and Rollins, Balor's main weakness and why aligning him with Anderson and Gallows could help with that, why Ric Flair is already wrong in claiming a cruiserweight will never headline a Wrestlemania, thoughts on the revelation that part-time performers are NOT subject to WWE's Wellness Policy, the biggest negative of SmackdownLIVE, Dolph Ziggler getting a title shot at Summerslam and why the Kevin Nash idea can still work, what to do with Shelton Benjamin upon his return, NO WAY JOSE impresses on NXT, why Will Ospreay may be hurting his chances of ever going to WWE, Lucha Underground coming back sooner than expected, CATRINA'S NEW MOVE GETS A NAME, the REAL attendance for Wrestlemania 32 revealed, why Vince Russo is both right and very wrong when he says putting the WCW title on David Arquette was a success, and BUY OR SELL as a bodyguard, Diesel or Chyna?

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Sound Off 452 - DIAMOND DALLAS PAGE RETURNS FOR ROUND TWO!

July 30th, 2016

Solomonster is back for round two and goes over an hour with 3-time WCW champion DIAMOND DALLAS PAGE, talking WWE's new documentary on Scott Hall, The Resurrection of Jake the Snake and one turning point for Jake that didn't make the movie, his appearance on SHARK TANK and why he never wanted to make a deal, the Stalker angle with Undertaker and what he thinks WWE was really trying to accomplish with it, meeting The Rock for the first time and revealing the EXACT way he wanted to debut on Monday Night Raw, the greatest lesson Vince McMahon ever taught him, how Shawn Michaels became the first wrestler to do DDP YOGA, the progress Mick Foley has made with the program, the injury against Bob Holly that ended his WWE run, the UFC fighter coming to stay with him in his "crib" next month, and his experience playing Pokémon GO.

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Sound Off 451 - WHO WON THE WWE DRAFT, RAW OR SMACKDOWN?

July 23rd, 2016

SOUND OFF 451 breaks down the entire WWE DRAFT, including why Smackdown did not lose out to Raw as badly as some think, thoughts on Mick Foley and Daniel Bryan as GMs, the big thing the format was missing, changes to the announce teams, why AJ Styles coming to WWE has been one of the great stories of 2016, praise for American Alpha, Cesaro's shoot and why it doesn't matter if it was planned or not, Kalisto murders a promo and then RUNS AWAY, predictions for WWE BATTLEGROUND and who Sasha's mystery partner may be, suggesting a stipulation for Zayn vs. Owens, why WWE is making a mistake if they don't suspend Brock Lesnar, ranting on a ludicrous concussion lawsuit filed against WWE and you won't believe some of the names on this list, thoughts on the ULTIMA LUCHA finale and coming up with a name for Catrina's new move, why Paul Heyman is the greatest storyteller in wrestling history, wrestling themes so bad they're good and reading the lyrics to Billy Gunn's ASS MAN, British Bulldog's "trap door" injury in WCW and BUY OR SELL on the bigger achievement, Warrior beating Hogan or Brock Lesnar ending The Streak?

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Sound Off 450 - DRAFT DAY PICKS FOR RAW AND SMACKDOWN ROSTERS!

July 17th, 2016

It's DRAFT DAY on episode 450 of the Sound Off!  Solomonster gives his top 10 draft picks for Raw and Smackdown, his choices for General Manager of each brand, how best to split the titles, which tag teams he would break up and which stars from NXT would get main roster callups, whether or not Undertaker should be drafted and the most embarrassing thing about this entire thing.  Plus, news on Brock Lesnar's USADA failure and how WWE should handle the situation, a couple of ideas on how to debut Bayley as Sasha Banks' tag team partner, initial thoughts on the Cruiserweight Classic, why Sexy Star shouldn't be Lucha Underground champion, showing respect and sharing a personal story after one crazy spot on that show, why Brian Kendrick was released from WWE in 2009, opponents for Undertaker at WrestleMania 10 and 16, Sting's claim that The Crow character was NOT based off the movie, why the feud with Stone Cold and Booker T never had a proper blowoff, and BUY OR SELL on HBK's career (2002-2010) or Chris Jericho's career (2008-present)? 

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Sound Off 449 - WHY THE FINAL DELETION WAS SO DAMN FUN

July 10th, 2016

SOUND OFF 449 opens with thoughts on UFC 200 and Brock Lesnar's win, his match with Randy Orton at Summerslam and why Orton is such an odd choice for an opponent, praise for TNA's FINAL DELETION and a full review of all the insanity with holographic drones and dilapidated boats, Impact moves to a new night and a list of all the times the show has changed timeslots, Bret Hart shoots on Triple H having a higher video game rating than him, looking at the list of potential new shows for the WWE Network, a horrendous Raw main event, why this is one of the best runs of Chris Jericho's career, thoughts on the CWC Bracketology special, Week One of ULTIMA LUCHA DOS, the best pure athlete I've ever seen in pro wrestling, the heat between The Klique and Bam Bam Bigelow, Vince McMahon's awkward relationship with his mother, fantasy booking a WWF vs. WCW card at the peak of the Attitude Era and much more.

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Sound Off 448 - WHY WWE NEEDS TO INTRODUCE A LITTLE BIT OF ANARCHY

July 3rd, 2016

SOUND OFF 448 predicts who will win the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight at UFC 200 next weekend and talks the latest on Jerry Lawler returning to Smackdown, the absurdity of WrestleCon bringing in Jimmy Snuka as a guest, Batista interview highlights and why his last run with WWE didn't work, rumors of a Roman Reigns redemption storyline and why it's a terrible idea, the past WWE Diva that Dana Brooke reminds me of and why she belongs in NXT, thoughts on Steve Austin's comments critical of WWE and why they need to introduce a LITTLE BIT OF ANARCHY into the show, why Andrade Cien Almas needs a makeover on NXT, praise for THE FINAL DELETION that TNA is hyping for Impact this week with the Hardys, Sexy Star done with Lucha Underground, thoughts on Vince Russo's revelation that he lobbied for jobs with Destination America and Pop TV as a consultant for Impact, how Stephanie McMahon can put the Randy Savage rumors to rest once and for all this fall, who should induct The Rock into the Hall of Fame, has Hulk Hogan ever taken a back body drop, why did Shawn Michaels comically oversell for Hogan at Summerslam, why would someone fake two Twitter accounts for Bobby Heenan and his wife, and DING DONG THE WITCH IS DEAD - Nancy Grace's show is coming to an end!  We'll celebrate and recap all the times she was an absolutely horrible person.

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