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Sound Off 504 - VINCE MCMAHON DECLARES NO FUN, CANCELS TALKING SMACK

July 16th, 2017

SOUND OFF 504 has thoughts on the trainwreck that is Paige and Alberto El Patron, why she needs to be responsible for her own decisions, GFW "suspends" El Patron, a rant on VINCE MCMAHON being outed as the reason why Talking Smack was canceled and what a bone-headed decision it is, a spoiler-free rundown of all the participants in the Mae Young Classic, Kurt Angle's BIG REVEAL on Raw this week and what it could be, the fantastic segment with Brock Lesnar on Raw last Monday and why Roman Reigns felt like the fourth wheel out there, why it must be a Fatal 4-Way for the title at Summerslam and who should win, setting up The Shield against The Balor Club, the latest on the BROKEN battle between Anthem and the Hardys (including how close they were to a deal and how much the Hardys were willing to pay for the trademark), why the U.S. title has overtaken the WWE title on Smackdown, a former ROH champion makes his NXT debut, Triple H invites Mayweather/McGregor to Raw and how best to use them if they were to accept, Miesha Tate expresses interest in going to WWE and more.

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Sound Off 503 - THE GFW CHAMPION CAN’T STOP TALKING ABOUT WWE

July 9th, 2017

SOUND OFF 503 talks about a very eventful FRIDAY that saw Austin Aries released by WWE, AJ Styles win the U.S. title from Kevin Owens and DIXIE CARTER announced for her WWE Network debut. What may have led to Aries' departure and what his future may hold, the fatal flaws of the cruiserweight division, why AJ beating Owens at a house show to win the U.S. title is a good thing, Dixie being interviewed for a Kurt Angle documentary and how she could fit in to his ongoing storyline on Raw, thoughts from NIGHT 2 of New Japan's G1 Special from the USA and the MVP of the show, Tama Tonga ROASTS Jim Ross and Josh Barnett, WWE data leak leaves up to 3 MILLION fans exposed, GREAT BALLS OF FIRE PREDICTIONS, Rusev returns and runs right into John Cena, thoughts on Naomi's new GLOW belt, WWE edits the best part of the rap battle from Smackdown, Luke Harper's SAD TWEET, praise for Slammiversary, why Alberto El Patron needs to focus less on WWE and more on being GFW champion, Ring of Honor moves to CHARGE! TV, TOPANGA gets her photo taken with Lio Rush, why Okada should NOT GO to WWE, Victoria denied entry to the WWE locker room, why Vince McMahon never took back Lex Luger, plans for Brock Lesnar had he stayed after Wrestlemania 20 and more.

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Sound Off 502 - WHY SAMOA JOE SHOULD WIN THE UNIVERSAL TITLE

July 2nd, 2017

SOUND OFF 502 has a FULL REVIEW of Night 1 of New Japan's G1 Special on AXSTV with dissention in Bullet Club, BILLY GUNN AND TANAHASHI, and a rough night on commentary for Jim Ross. Plus, thoughts on GLOW on Netflix and why every wrestling fan should watch it, breaking in with Donald Trump's wrestling tweet and what role Vince McMahon would best serve in his cabinet, a MAJOR CHANGE rumored for the Summerslam main event and how it affects next year's Wrestlemania, why Samoa Joe needs to win the Universal title, the trainwreck that was Miz TV with LAVAR BALL AND SONS and WWE forced to issue a statement apologizing for it, three straight women's main events on WWE TV this week and ranking them from best to worst, a possible double turn in the feud with Lana and Naomi, pitching a Cena vs. Nakamura match for Summerslam, Kairi Hojo gets a new name and might be keeping her elbowdrop after all, IMPACT WRESTLING IS DEAD as Anthem acquires Global Force Wrestling and Jeff Jarrett gets his long-awaited TV deal, Scott Steiner suggests that WWE put its Hall of Fame ON THE MOON and makes a crack about Savage and Stephanie, a sad update on Matt Cappotelli, Wrestlemania in St. Louis, James Hetfield reacts to Hulk Hogan's Metallica claims, the story of THE MIDNIGHT RIDER, The Messiah gets his THUMB cut off in a home invasion in 2002, a story about my chat this week with the former CEO of Marvel, my favorite band and song of all time, thoughts on The Sopranos and more.

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Sound Off 501 - RUSSO AND CORNETTE STORY TAKES A BIZARRE TURN (BRO)

June 25th, 2017

SOUND OFF 501 opens with a parody of the real life parody between Vince Russo and Jim Cornette, details on Russo serving Cornette with an order of protection, Mauro Ranallo named the new voice of NXT, Cody Rhodes wins the Ring of Honor title and the message it sends to those in WWE, what the future holds for Enzo and Big Cass after their breakup, why Kurt Angle would be a terrible detective, the return of Braun Strowman, Naomi's terrible FEEL THE GLOW catchphrase, Bray Wyatt now the eater of pins and PLANCHAS, Daniel Bryan threatens an in-ring comeback and becomes the latest WWE star to criticize the product, a former WWE writer reveals why Vince McMahon doesn't like Dolph Ziggler and how his MITB cash-in came about, Randy Orton and Jinder Mahal headed for the PUNJABI PRISON, a former ROH star debuts for NXT and Hideo Itami suffers ANOTHER injury, Impact releases several agents and Reby Hardy releases details of Jeff Jarrett's DUI arrest last year, a former NXT star suggests WWE stop recruiting new wrestlers until they fix their writing, Corey Graves as the modern Jesse Ventura, revealing the most listened-to SOUND OFF of all time and some candid thoughts on the 10 year anniversary of the Chris Benoit double murder/suicide.

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Sound Off 500 - MONEY IN THE BANK, CAMEOS, PHONE CALLS AND MORE!

June 18th, 2017

Our landmark 500TH EPISODE stretches over FOUR HOURS with Money in the Bank predictions, Big Show wanting to bash his head in with a hammer whenever he has to work WWE TV, the odd couple of Bray Wyatt and JoJo, Roman Reigns' major announcement, free agent John Cena, Lorenzo Lamas is killed off from Lucha Underground, a MAMA MONSTER cameo, a WRESTLING SOUP run-in, tons of live calls and so much more.  Thank you to everyone who contributed and helped make this longest Sound Off of all time such a big success!

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Sound Off 499 - JOHN CENA SAYS THAT HE’S NEVER BEEN PROTECTED

June 11th, 2017

SOUND OFF 499 talks about an excellent start to the build for Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe and why the wrong Samoan named Joe is set to wrestle Brock at Wrestlemania, WWE teasing The Undertaker may not have wrestled his last match and why it would be a mistake, John Cena says he's never been protected and a lot of the guys he's worked with fail to operate at an elite level, why Smackdown may be the land of opportunity but it's not the land of common sense, how WWE is planning to release the Mae Young Classic, Asuka sets new records and debating what to do with her going forward, Dalton Castle staying with Ring of Honor, P.J. Black loses a finger in a base jumping accident, Johnny Mundo HAS NO TIME FOR PANTS, why a MITB cash-in on a house show is a bad idea, who Vince McMahon should have dinner with on Table for Three, why the cruiserweights are being pigeonholed by not being allowed to wrestle stars outside their division, the story behind and whereabouts of the Andre the Giant 1987 belt and tons more as we prepare for episode 500 live on YouTube!

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Sound Off 498 PART II - RAW DRAWS ITS SECOND LOWEST RATING OF ALL TIME

June 4th, 2017

The second part of SOUND OFF 498 picks up where part one left off, talking Harley Race breaking both his legs, Raw scores it's second lowest rating of ALL TIME and who WWE may trot out in the next few weeks, Shane McMahon signs the first ever women's MITB match, why Rusev should've joined The New Day, Sony Six's laughable claim to Impact Wrestling officials regarding Jinder Mahal, Dolph Ziggler gets slammed on YouTube by a woman who claims to be a mix of Woody Allen and your local hooker, Ziggler possibly nearing the end of his run with WWE and why it may be the best thing for him, John Cena's return date has been set, WWE debuts its first female referee in 30 years, the injury that will keep Tomasso Ciampa out for 6-9 months and what made his explanation of why he turned on Johnny Gargano so great, a positive review of the All Night Long match on Lucha Underground, the biggest possible women's maatches for Raw and Smackdown at Wrestlemania 34, a former NFL player chimes in with a question about Goldberg, naming the WORST SEGMENT IN RAW HISTORY, why Dana Warrior likely doesn't raise a stink about the Warrior Award and her husband's wishes being ignored by WWE, the best and worst tattoos in wrestling and a MAJOR announcement on when and how you can be a part of the 500th episode of the Sound Off!

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Sound Off 498 - RAW FEATURES WORST SEGMENT OF THE YEAR CONTENDER

May 30th, 2017

It's been nearly six years since we've had an emergency midweek Sound Off.  That streaks ends today as Solomonster talks about last night's Monday Night Raw, including that embarrassing "This Is Your Life" segment.  Lest you think it was all negative, there were some positive takeaways from the show as well, but the fact remains, this is a show that's getting worse, not better.  We also have EXTREME RULES predictions and a final warning to WWE.

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Sound Off 497 - GETTING HONEST ABOUT THE STATE OF MONDAY NIGHT RAW

May 28th, 2017

SOUND OFF 497 remembers SIR ROGER MOORE and some of his best films, speaking truth about Jinder Mahal as WWE champion, WCPW forced to cancel shows due to the YouTube ad boycott, charges against Sean Waltman getting dropped, the lows keep getting lower for WWE and a rant about the state of Monday Night Raw, 205 Live continues its descent into irrelevance and is outperformed by a WCW PPV from 1998, why Finn Balor should win the Fatal 5-Way at Extreme Rules and challenge Brock Lesnar, revealing who attacked Enzo Amore, rumors of a women's MITB match, Tomasso Ciampa possibly missing significant ring time, saying something NICE about Impact but it's sure as hell not about that Scott Steiner segment, Spike UK airs the wrong episode of Impact, why things just got a whole lot uglier in the Anthem vs. Hardys battle over the Broken Universe, discussing the return of Lucha Underground this week and dialing 423-GET-FAME for a special surprise, Floslam raising their monthly subscription price, why Road Warrior Animal is dead wrong when he claims the Dudley Boys are not a legendary tag team, Rick Martel's relationship with WWE and CAVS OR WARRIORS in the NBA Finals?

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Sound Off 496 - RANDY ORTON GOES FROM LEGEND KILLER TO INDY KILLER

May 21st, 2017

SOUND OFF 496 has BACKLASH PREDICTIONS, NXT TAKEOVER THOUGHTS including an incredible UK title match, the pros and cons of splitting up Gargano and Ciampa, Randy Orton goes from Legend Killer to Indy Killer, why there's room for lots of different styles in wrestling, Braun Strowman out for up to six months, why Roman Reigns beating Finn Balor is not a big deal, Goldust turns on R-Truth and the crowd goes mild, Kairi Hojo being forced to abandon her elbowdrop because of Bayley, Cameron prefers vanilla over chocolate, not one but TWO nice things to say about Impact, who should win the inevitable Reigns vs. Cena match, introducing an INTERIM CHAMPION in WWE, heat between Vince McMahon and Raven, Scott Steiner in the Hall of Fame, thoughts on Better Call Saul and a follow-up to last week's Tinder e-mail with quite the finish.

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