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Sound Off 474 - IS WWE PLANNING A RETURN OF THE TERRITORIES?

December 18th, 2016

SOUND OFF 474 opens with ROADBLOCK PREDICTIONS and spends the next hour talking NEWS before even getting into New Day breaking Demolition's record, a rant on Dolph Ziggler, Zack Ryder's injury, thoughts on TOTAL NONSTOP DELETION and all the rest. Lots of discussion about WWE's upcoming UK tournament, Nigel McGuinness finally making it to WWE, why Ring of Honor should be very worried, what WWE may REALLY be up to with all of this, the president of New Japan offers his own theory, Brock Lesnar fined and suspended for his UFC 200 drug test failures, where things stand with Chris Hero and WWE, addressing the controversy over New Day's #BlackExcellence hashtag and Kevin Owens heeling it up on a 7-year old boy, Alberto Del Rio beats up a ninja turtle, the TNA talent that WWE may be interested in bringing back, should Miz get another run with the WWE title, matches that turned out to be surprisingly great, and the absurdity of DEER GATE here in New York where the mayor and the governor each have Bambi's blood on their hands.

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Sound Off 473 - SHANE MCMAHON ONCE TRIED TO TAKE OVER WWE CREATIVE

December 11th, 2016

SOUND OFF 473 talks John Cena on SNL, quick thoughts on the TLC PPV, Jerry Lawler and Lita being dropped from TV, Mickie James' new deal with WWE, Donald Trump choosing Linda McMahon for a cabinet position, Booker T running for mayor of Houston, the SECRET MEETING Shane McMahon had with WWE in 2012, why Charlotte is the best heel on the main roster and why her Iron Man match with Sasha Banks should headline Roadblock, rumors of AJ Styles being drafted to Raw after Wrestlemania and why it's a bad move, Rich Swann becomes "outlandish", the problem with 205 Live and what they can learn from Lucha Underground, BIG DAMO debuts on NXT, a LIVE UNBOXING of a Wrestlecrate UK package, did Alberto Del Rio make a mistake by leaving Lucha Underground, AJ Lee not getting enough credit for the Women's Revolution, why more wrestlers don't hydrate during their matches, and Miz SAVAGES Tye Dillinger on Twitter!

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Sound Off 472 - PEPPERIDGE FARM REMEMBERS, BUT JIMMY SNUKA DOESN’T

December 4th, 2016

SOUND OFF 472 has TLC PREDICTIONS and thoughts on where the story may be going with the Wyatts and Luke Harper, Sasha and Charlotte shine on Raw, why it's a complete waste for Roman Reigns to have the United States title, Foley loses his teeth during an in-ring promo with Sami Zayn, thoughts on the debut of 205 LIVE and pitching an opponent for Austin Aries and the Cruiserweight title, NXT expands to three announcers and examples of three-man booths that have actually worked before, Billy Corgan settles with TNA/Anthem but why Dixie Carter is not out of the woods yet, Adam Cole loses the ROH title and what it may portend about a possible jump to WWE, details on The Young Bucks re-signing with ROH, BROKEN MATT HARDY issues a challenge to the Bucks and what it could mean for a TNA/ROH relationship, thoughts on this week's Lucha Underground with Pentagon wrestling four women, the latest on JIMMY SNUKA who may be dead in six months, YOUR SUGGESTIONS for names for a possible Roode/Aries/Revival faction, does Triple H get TOO MUCH credit for the success of NXT's biggest stars and reviewing what stars have actually come out of the NXT system, floating names for the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame class, Mark Jindrak replacing Batista in Evolution, was Bret Hart going to face Ultimate Warrior at the Royal Rumble and more.

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Sound Off 471 - GOLDBERG SQUASHES LESNAR AT SURVIVOR SERIES

November 27th, 2016

SOUND OFF 471 has more thoughts on the Goldberg/Brock Lesnar squash now a week removed from Survivor Series, news on Goldberg's new deal with WWE, pitching an idea on how best to use Brock Lesnar at the Royal Rumble, why is it so hard for WWE to find a full-time guy to be THE MAN, Jericho and Owens shine on Raw, why Sami Zayn would do well to be traded to Smackdown, James Ellsworth beats the WWE champion for a third time and whether or not they've jumped the shark with the Ellsworth stuff, Steve Corino takes one step closer to the NXT announce booth, Sexy Star's Lucha Underground title reign ends at one week, possible heat between Tyson Kidd and WWE, why the fans are NOT hypocrites for booing Batista but cheering for Goldberg, why Goldberg vs. The Undertaker at WM33 would be a bad idea, thoughts on a fan pitch for Bryan vs. Miz at Wrestlemania and why it could work, Chris Benoit in WWF in 1995, did The Ultimate Warrior break Bobby Heenan's neck, and BUY OR SELL on the bigger comeback of 2016, Chris Jericho or Matt Hardy?

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Sound Off 470 - IS THIS THE LAST RIDE FOR THE UNDERTAKER?

November 20th, 2016

SOUND OFF 470 has SURVIVOR SERIES PREDICTIONS and a full review of NXT TAKEOVER: TORONTO, which featured what may turn out to be the Match of the Year in WWE. Plus, Vader claims he has two years to live and why he belongs in the Hall of Fame, Joey Styles cut from two more promotions and why Dawn Marie's open letter about this is ridiculous, why the state of Mick Foley was so embarrassing last Monday and what could be causing it, THE UNDERTAKER returns to Smackdown and issues an ultimatum, pitching an idea for his Road to Wrestlemania and a retirement match with John Cena, when Nakamura may be winning back the NXT title, thoughts on SEXY STAR becoming Lucha Underground champion and why her reign needs to end this week, Bret Hart wins a most interesting award, which Shield member has had the best singles run so far, why Hulk Hogan did not have a match at Wrestlemania 20, and BUY OR SELL on the bigger match, Brock Lesnar against Floyd Mayweather or Conor McGregor.

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Sound Off 469 - THE STATE OF WWE IS NOT GREAT AND HERE’S WHY

November 13th, 2016

SOUND OFF 469 has thoughts on Donald Trump winning the presidential election, how UFC 205 actually beat Wrestlemania, Joey Styles fired from EVOLVE and why it had to happen, the Chris Jericho/Sin Cara fight, remembering Eddie Guerrero 11 years later, why the cruiserweight division should be moved to Smackdown after Survivor Series, the awesome Brock Lesnar video package from Raw, an impromptu and impassioned STATE OF WWE address and why Colin Cowherd has a point when he says MMA is killing pro wrestling, even KANE thinks three hours is too long for Raw, SIX HOURS for Survivor Series and FOUR ANNOUNCERS on Smackdown is just madness, replica belts being used on TV, why Steve Corino could be a good fit for the NXT announce team, NXT TAKEOVER: TORONTO PREDICTIONS and why it's time for Samoa Joe to be called up to the main roster, Billy Corgan settles with TNA and Anthem Sports, Shelton Benjamin's return, was Roman Reigns the X-Pac of The Shield, what happened with Kurt Angle and ECW and more.

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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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