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Sound Off 468 - WOULD YOU WANT TO SEE HULK HOGAN BACK IN WWE?

November 6th, 2016

Solomonster celebrates NINE YEARS OF THE SOUND OFF talking Hell in a Cell, the WWE executive who thinks you're stupid, Hulk Hogan settles with Gawker and do you want to see him back in WWE, what the new cruiserweight show might mean for Talking Smack, Roman Reigns to feud with Kevin Owens in December, two names who would make more sense than Reigns as an opponent for Owens, how Shane McMahon could hand Goldberg a win over Brock Lesnar, THE UNDERTAKER returns to Smackdown and what he might be doing there, how and when James Ellsworth may be turning on Dean Ambrose, THE JUDGE RULES on Billy Corgan's hope for an injunction against TNA, the very clever (and slimy) way Anthem Sports may have gotten out of having to pay Corgan $2.7 million, why Corgan deserves part of the blame for this whole situation, TNA loses its TV deal in the UK and their ASININE spin on the news, another week/another TNA lawsuit and the key member of their creative staff who quit on Friday, thoughts on the NINE LEGENDS expansion pack, how legit was Goldberg's 173-0 streak, re-booking the top matches at WM29, and revealing the #1 BEST PROMO IN WWE HISTORY as our countdown comes to an end! 

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Sound Off 467 - TNA TRIES TO CAST BILLY CORGAN AS THE EVIL VILLAIN

October 30th, 2016

SOUND OFF 467 is a special HALLOWEEN EDITION with non-spoiler thoughts on last week's Walking Dead premiere, news on this new FloSports venture and how it's already competing with the WWE Network, ranting on a terrible Monday Night Raw including two EPIC FAILS for segments, praise for Mick Foley's promo work, why something is missing with the cruiserweights,  WWE HELL IN A CELL PREDICTIONS, Randy Orton "joins" The Wyatt Family, James Ellsworth getting a full-time contract, Nakamura turns Austin Aries into an ALIEN, why Kota Ibushi has the best deal in the world right now, LOTS AND LOTS OF NEW DETAILS on the battle between TNA and Billy Corgan and some of the unbelievable claims being made on the TNA side, why Corgan could be in some trouble, a terrible main event for Lucha Underground, thoughts on President Obama looking to ban non-compete agreements and how this could affect WWE, could the Million Dollar Man gimmick work today, listing my favorite horror movies and why Jason Voorhies would probably be the best "draw" among all the psycho killers, and HONORABLE MENTIONS for the greatest promos in WWE history!

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Sound Off 466 - HOW THE HBK/STYLES RUMORS MAY HAVE GOTTEN STARTED

October 23rd, 2016

SOUND OFF 466 leads off with a possible rumor killer on the teases of a Shawn Michaels/AJ Styles match and how it may have started, the latest on the situation with TNA and Billy Corgan and why the company deserves to be exposed this week, yet another TNA lawsuit revealed, Paige proposes to Alberto El Patron to the shagrin of her family, a triumphant return for Goldberg on Raw, how Seth Rollins calling Chris Jericho "sparklecrotch" on the same show was really revealing about the current state of the roster, what was missing from Lita's interviews with Charlotte and Sasha Banks, a rant on Neville losing to Bo Dallas and debunking one of the so-called merits of the brand split, high praise for the AJ Styles/James Ellsworth match on Smackdown, Bret Hart reveals his original idea for a match with Shawn Michaels at WM13 and why it would've been pretty bad, why DDP should have been the one to end Goldberg's streak at Halloween Havoc, was Owen Hart a victim of Kliq politics, the greatest Royal Rumble singles match in history, did Macho Man ever get a pinfall win over Hulk Hogan and NUMBER TWO in our Top 9 countdown of the greatest promos/interviews in WWE history!

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Sound Off 465 - THE WALLS ARE FINALLY CAVING IN ON TNA WRESTLING

October 16th, 2016

SOUND OFF 465 discusses the latest events in the SOAP OPERA that is TNA, including Billy Corgan suing Dixie Carter, the identity of the group who funded their most recent tapings, the state of Tennessee coming after them for back taxes, and Matt Hardy hosting Impact episodes AT HIS HOUSE.  Plus, Nancy Disgrace walks out of an interview, quick thoughts on No Mercy, Paige suspended for 60 days and where things stand with her and WWE, the return of BILL GOLDBERG and why it makes sense for WWE to do the match with Brock Lesnar, Lesnar's rumored opponent for Wrestlemania and why it's so ridiculous, why three HIAC matches is a mistake and Sasha vs. Charlotte should headline the next PPV, pitching who the members of the 5-on-5 Raw vs. Smackdown match at Survivor Series should be, how AJ Styles saved James Ellsworth from possible death, pitching an idea to use Ellsworth in the Royal Rumble match, why Hideo Itami may be cursed, spoilers on a new debut and a MAJOR return at the NXT tapings, Bret Hart apologizes to The Freebirds and Seth Rollins, BUY OR SELL on Terminator 2 or The Dark Knight, and NUMBER THREE in our countdown of the Top 9 promos in WWE history!

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Sound Off 464 - PITCHING SHAWN MICHAELS VS. AJ STYLES AT THE ALAMODOME

October 9th, 2016

SOUND OFF 464 has NO MERCY predictions and the latest on a possible injury to Becky Lynch, WWE considering adding other promotions like TNA and ROH to the network, Dixie Carter meets with TNA talent and offers a new excuse why some are being paid late, rumors of a Goldberg/Lesnar match at Survivor Series and why it makes more sense to save it for the Royal Rumble, Alberto Del Rio gets stabbed but can't get his story straight, WhatCulture iPPV disaster, thoughts on Charlotte and Sasha headlining Raw, the problem with Dolph Ziggler's interview on Talking Smack, Sara Lee gets knocked up and then released, pitching a Royal Rumble card to sell out the Alamodome and how Shawn Michaels fits in, was the severity of HBK's back injury over-exaggerated, would the U.S. audience mind WWE holding a major PPV in the U.K., why did Scott Hall and not Kevin Nash wrestle Steve Austin at WM18, the story behind Vince Russo's one-day return to WWE in 2002, BUY OR SELL on Mr. Perfect or Rick Rude, and our TOP 9 PROMOS COUNTDOWN takes us back to Canada one more time!

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Sound Off 463 - THE SAD STATE OF MICK FOLEY AS RAW GENERAL MANAGER

October 2nd, 2016

SOUND OFF 463 talks about the mess that TNA finds itself in (the latest on WWE's involvement, how Dixie Carter holds the fate of the company in her hands and looking at her record to see how we got to this point), the Royal Rumble returning to the Alamodome and why the U.K. is overdue for a major show, Jamie Noble stabbed in an apparent road rage incident, a brutally honest take on the state of Mick Foley as the Raw GM, thoughts on fans chanting for CM Punk during the cruiserweight match, John Cena cuts an incredible promo on Talking Smack, teams announced for the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic includes one surprising entry, can Anderson and Gallows be saved, how WWE should've promoted the match between Austin and Rock at WM19, The Rock makes the countdown this week of top WWE promos, thoughts on the first presidential debate with an electoral college prediction for the winner of Trump vs. Clinton, and more.

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Sound Off 462 - SHOULD MATT BRING HIS BROKEN BRILLIANCE TO WWE?

September 25th, 2016

SOUND OFF 462 clears up the Randy Orton "Twitter likes" situation, Vader's indecent proposal to a college student, USA Today awarding me "Sad Tweet" honors thanks to the Mets (plus a rant on the Cubs), more on Cody Rhodes debuting for TNA, Triple H interested in bringing BROKEN MATT to WWE and the one thing I hope he gets if he does consider returning, a quick review of last week's LOVE AND HIP HOP after watching it for the first time, the absurdity of Stephanie not knowing why her husband attacked Seth Rollins now a month later, why Cesaro would make a fine Survivor Series opponent for Brock Lesnar, Chris Jericho's generous donation to Rico's GoFundMe page and some confusion on where the money is going, thoughts on the first night of the cruiserweight division on Raw, predicting the number of viewers for the first presidential debate and why this election has been a national embarrassment, CLASH OF CHAMPIONS PREDICTIONS, breaking news on the death of one of the best players in all of baseball, the online drama between Brian Cage and Melissa Santos, picking the teams for a Raw vs. Smackdown WAR GAMES match at Survivor Series, the status of Global Force Wrestling, Nakamura winning the Royal Rumble, could the territory system work in 2016, explaining the different sound bytes in the Sound Off intro and Paul Heyman's own "pipebomb" makes our countdown of the Top 9 Promos in WWE history!

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Sound Off 461 - IS WWE LOOKING TO PURCHASE TNA WRESTLING?

September 18th, 2016

SOUND OFF 461 takes aim at Smith Hart's disgusting Facebook rant using a dead kid to "prove" that Seth Rollins is a terrible wrestler, the New York Post story about WWE making a bid for TNA and the absurd figure they claim TNA may sell for, Vince McMahon tears another quad, Ryback's claim about how WWE manipulates John Cena into being their biggest merchandise mover, Paige breaks her silence and Alberto Del Rio throws Andrade Cien Almas under the bus, RAW DOES A 1.8 and is beaten by Love and Hip Hop Hollywood, Jinder Mahal COMES IN PEACE but I wish he would leave, thoughts on all the hate for the Full Sail crowd, why the CWC finale was the best two hours of television ever produced by WWE, ranking the five best matches in the tournament, a surprising discovery about T.J. Perkins, why Ring of Honor appears to have hit a wall, thoughts on the PWG product and people who think it's a "cancer" on wrestling, one way to make Survivor Series great again, BUY OR SELL on the better rookie year between Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar, and #7 in our TOP NINE PROMOS in WWE history gives birth to the seven second delay!

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Sound Off 460 - IT’S CLOBBERIN’ TIME FOR CM PUNK AT UFC 203

September 11th, 2016

SOUND OFF 460 talks Tim Tebow signing with the Mets, CM Punk getting demolished in his UFC debut and what the future holds, notes on Alberto Del Rio's press conference at Hooters, where things stand with Paige and why she needs to be very careful in dealing with WWE, why leaving for a while might be the best thing for her, BACKLASH PREDICTIONS, The Usos finally turn heel, too many squash matches on Raw, the abomination that was The New Day segment on Monday and why this stuff is killing Anderson and Gallows, Sasha Banks returns with a very confusing promo, a FULL REVIEW OF DELETE OR DECAY with an implied rape scene and Jeff Hardy sparring with a kangaroo, the return of Lucha Underground with The Honky Tonk Man, what is the best Backlash PPV, why Bobby Roode should challenge Nakamura for the NXT title in Toronto, what happened in the infamous cage match between Bruiser Brody and Lex Luger, pitching a way to make the NWO angle work in WWE in 2002, BUY OR SELL on Shawn Michaels or AJ Styles as the better in-ring performer, and revealing #8 in our TOP NINE PROMOS in WWE history!

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Sound Off 459 - KEVIN OWENS BECOMES CHAMPION OF THE UNIVERSE

September 4th, 2016

SOUND OFF 459 talks Rolling Stone's top 18 wrestling podcasts, the deaths of Mr. Fuji and Gene Wilder, Lesnar/Orton II booked for a house show, Ryback's new podcast and who he claims he was supposed to face at WM32, making a prediction for CM Punk's UFC debut next weekend and rumors of a broken friendship with Colt Cabana, thoughts on Triple H helping Kevin Owens win the Universal title and why it didn't really hurt Owens, the one thing they MUST avoid with this storyline going forward, the likely main event for Clash of Champions, Alberto Del Rio's WWE departure and rumors of the company trying to keep Paige away from him, a fantastic CWC episode overshadows a boring NXT, a defense of why it's still important to pay attention to TV ratings, why WWE should sign Truth Martini, the ideal opponent for Bret Hart at Wrestlemania IX, an ESPN personality wins Sad Tweet and the start of our NINE-WEEK COUNTDOWN of the greatest WWE promos of all time!

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