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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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Sound Off 495 - MOTHER’S DAY MADNESS WITH MAMA MONSTER AND MORE!

May 14th, 2017

SOUND OFF 495 is a special MOTHER'S DAY EPISODE with MAMA MONSTER making her first ever appearance on the show, and she came with stories! I also surprise her with some WWE trivia to test her old school wrestling knowledge (did you know King Kong Bundy once ran down Stone Cold!?). Plus, the latest WALKING WOUNDED injury updates on Braun Strowman, Emma and Ember Moon, booking the top matches for SUMMERSLAM including a John Cena vs. Roman Reigns match, why The Rock should run for governor first before running for President, recapping one of the most BORING weeks of WWE TV in a very long time, the big problem Raw has with the lows getting lower, one observation about Samoa Joe's recent matches, Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella's little "bird" hatches, what Dolph Ziggler needs to do when his WWE deal expires, Mojo Rawley's creepy little children's tour backstage on Smackdown, why the TOO SWEET chant after every two count needs to die, NXT TAKEOVER: CHICAGO PREDICTIONS, Jim Ross and Nigel McGuinness set to announce the new UK network series, why the World of Sport/Impact relationship may already be over, Adam Cole gets kicked out of Bullet Club at WAR OF THE WORLDS, why Sinclair's latest acquisition is great news for ROH fans and bad news for everyone else, KINGS OF LEON wins for Sad Tweet this week, does Roman Reigns deserve credit for the rise of Braun Strowman, ranting on New Jack and the MASS TRANSIT INCIDENT in ECW, meeting girls on Tinder and more.

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Sound Off 494 - SEAN WALTMAN TRIES TO EXPLAIN HIS VERY BAD DAY

May 7th, 2017

SOUND OFF 494 talks Payback and why I enjoyed the first half of the House of Horrors when many did not, Sean Waltman's explanation for his arrest last weekend, why I want to believe him but Artie Lange has made me very cynical, a former WWE creative writer reveals his pitches that Vince McMahon rejected including one idea for Dean Ambrose that I pitched on the Sound Off FIVE YEARS AGO, the kayfabe controversy involving Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman and why it's not a big deal, what the hell is going on with Brock Lesnar, the best Raw main event of the year, NOT SO FAST on the Broken Hardy gimmick coming to WWE as Impact files for new trademarks, Karen Jarrett SUBTWEETS Reby Hardy, why Titus O'Neil may be the best thing that could happen to Apollo Crews, HEAVY MACHINERY cuts their first in-ring promo on NXT and why Otis looks like an old LJN action figure, Ember Moon's status in question for NXT Takeover, ADAM COLE BABAY now a free agent and where I think we will see him next, Billy Corgan is BUYING THE NATIONAL WRESTLING ALLIANCE and what it might mean for the future of the NWA, thoughts on Kongo Kong, will we see more WWE performers leave for the indies, how WCW dropped the ball on Bret Hart and what exactly makes Finn Balor so dark?

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Sound Off 493 - GOODNESS GRACIOUS, VINCE HAS LOST HIS MIND

April 30th, 2017

SOUND OFF 493 has WWE PAYBACK PREDICTIONS (begins around 37:00), including who could possibly cost Chris Jericho his U.S. title match, plus Brock Lesnar's first title defense announced for GREAT BALLS OF FIRE, the latest on Sean Waltman missing, the amazing Vegas wedding of Dean Ambrose and Renee Young, why Dana Brooke has no business being on TV, Kenny Omega reacts to Seth Rollins using his move, Nakamura's first bad segment on Smackdown, Randy Orton celebrates 15 years in WWE and some of his most memorable moments, Ryback accuses Jinder Mahal of using steroids, the upcoming VINCE MCMAHON MOVIE and why it would make a better miniseries than a feature film, the infamous PLAYBOY INTERVIEW where he talks about his childhood, what actors should play Vince on the big screen, some of the more ridiculous scenes from early versions of the script, how Adam Rose ALMOST got to work an angle with Vince on TV and may have ruined his chance, introducing a brand new segment called SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT IMPACT, Vince Russo says he could beat up Jack Gallagher and what was the last truly great match of Undertaker's career?

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Sound Off 492 - THE UNEVENTFUL LIFE AND DEATH OF GLOBAL FORCE WRESTLING

April 23rd, 2017

SOUND OFF 492 opens with a scene from the funeral of Global Force Wrestling and news of its merger with Impact, Vince McMahon calling John Cena the BABE RUTH of WWE, thoughts on the death of Matt Anoa’i and his career, Mauro Ranallo reaches a settlement with WWE and claims JBL has "nothing to do" with his departure, the absurdity of JINDER MAHAL as #1 contender for the WWE title and why I'm willing to give it a chance, Sean Waltman talks about the importance of winning and losing matches and the problem with WWE, news on what the ORIGINAL PLANS were for Wrestlemania for Undertaker, John Cena, AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura and others and how Kevin Dunn may be responsible for getting them changed, the latest on Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis signing with WWE and which brand they are likely to be on, defending Dean Ambrose from unfair claims of laziness, Kalisto challenges Braun Strowman to a DUMPSTER MATCH and botches the tweet, the latest on Dash Wilder's broken jaw and how much time he may be missing, offering an alternate Summerslam opponent for Braun Strowman if it's not Brock Lesnar, the most underrated star on the WWE roster, replacing Umaga in the Battle of the Billionaires, THREE JOHN CENA MATCHES to show to someone who doesn't watch wrestling, and BUY OR SELL on who WWE mishandled more, Batista in his 2014 return or Roman Reigns from 2015 to today?

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Sound Off 491 - WINNERS AND LOSERS FROM THE SUPERSTAR SHAKEUP

April 16th, 2017

SOUND OFF 491 looks at the winners and losers coming out of this week's SUPERSTAR SHAKEUP, which brand has the better roster on paper and could we have a new Smackdown Six, Solomonster gets a shout out from THE MIZ'S DAD, thoughts on YouTube restricting wrestling content and demonetizing videos, Braun Strowman's destruction of Roman Reigns on Raw the fan petition to get WWE to fire Strowman, Solomonster FEELS THE WRATH OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE and responds accordingly, why Taz feels Undertaker should be pissed about Reigns being destroyed the way he was, Finn Balor suffers a concussion and why people need to lay off Jinder Mahal for it, WWE reportedly negotiating a settlement with Mauro Ranallo, the hilarious reason Randy Orton was so upset with his entrance at Wrestlemania, why I'm excited for this brand new era of NXT and what I'd like to see more of going forward, the long anticipated debut of Dylan Miley and his connection to Brock Lesnar, thoughts on the headbutt that may have just ended Shibata's career in New Japan, Kane announces his run for mayor, my time working for JBL's Layfield Report website, did Edge have the perfect career, and BUY OR SELL on the bigger Mania match that never happened - Undertaker vs. Sting or Undertaker vs. John Cena?

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Sound Off 490 - WHO SHOULD MOVE IN THIS WEEK’S SUPERSTAR SHAKEUP?

April 9th, 2017

SOUND OFF 490 has more thoughts on Wrestlemania 33, Bray Wyatt's poor Mania track record and what makes it so frustrating, one of the most NEWSWORTHY WEEKS in WWE in many years with The Undertaker's final match, the return of the Hardys and why they may be BROKEN soon enough, Kurt Angle as the new Raw General Manager, this week's SUPERSTAR SHAKEUP and who I would trade between Raw and Smackdown, a recap of Alberto El Patron's drunken Periscope rant in Times Square, BEACH BALL MANIA and why WWE brought it on themselves, Mauro Ranallo likely GONE from WWE and what the fans can tweet JBL to ask him about, Shinsuke Nakamura's AWESOME debut on Smackdown and my one concern for him going forward, Tye Dillinger's winding journey to the main roster, why WrestleMania as a TWO-DAY event is a terrible idea, how to do Undertaker's Hall of Fame induction, using a female commentator for WWE's women's tournament, why CM Punk would NOT have been a headliner in the Attitude Era, BUY OR SELL on The Young Bucks or The Revival, plus EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW about the cost of a WrestleMania trip and whether it pays to spring for one of WWE's travel packages.

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Sound Off 489 - WRESTLEMANIA ROUNDTABLE LIVE FROM ORLANDO!

April 1st, 2017

SOUND OFF 489 is a WRESTLEMANIA ROUNDTABLE episode from Orlando, FL with Noah Mark and Bryan Blade joining Solomonster for WM33 predictions, including which match is rumored to be closing the show, which match Jim Ross is likeely to announce, pitching an idea for The Rock on the show, the latest on the Hardys and Hulk Hogan, why JBL isn't the best person to be talking about anti-bullying, live thoughts from the WWE Hall of Fame and Kurt Angle's speech, WaleMania III and my memorable experience interviewing The Headbangers at WrestleCon.

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Sound Off 488 - WHY UNDERTAKER DESERVES BETTER THAN THIS LAZY BUILD

March 26th, 2017

SOUND OFF 488 talks about a busy Wrestlemania weekend coming up, the death of Jan Ross, Vince McMahon crashes his Bentley, rumors of WWE potentially buying out Ring of Honor, why it's unlikely to happen and what the more likely outcome may be, why a sale to WWE would be terrible for wrestling, Jim Cornette and Eric Bischoff to appear at the Hall of Fame, Mick Foley fired as the Raw General Manager, the end of the Dana Brooke experiment and why it failed, a great example from Raw of exactly what's WRONG with the cruiserweight division, an embarrassing revelation at the end of Chris Jericho's interview with Bob Barker, the lazy booking of The Undertaker's match with Roman Reigns and why he deserves better if this is his final match, praise for the Miz and Maryse skits from Smackdown, Shawn Michaels TURNS DOWN a match with AJ Styles at Wrestlemania, an interesting observation about Andrade "Cien" Almas, NXT TAKEOVER: ORLANDO PREDICTIONS, Impact partnering with ITV for the new World of Sport reboot, how Anthem dropped the ball on a potential Broken Hardys/Young Bucks program, WWE hosting a future Summerslam in Ireland, was Bam Bam Bigelow's MMA fight a work and who could have replaced Hulk Hogan as WWF's top star when they went national.

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Sound Off 487 - FLASHBACK FRIDAY TAKES ON A WHOLE NEW MEANING

March 19th, 2017

SOUND OFF 487 addresses the sticky situation with Paige's nudes being leaked and what it could mean for her and for Xavier Woods, including the one big mistake she made that could get her fired, plus thoughts on the greatness of SOUTHPAW REGIONAL WRESTLING, running through the current WrestleMania lineup to see if the card is really as bad as people say it is and where the number of matches ranks in history, the rumored main event for NEXT YEAR'S WrestleMania and what Vince McMahon must do RIGHT NOW if he wants to make it work, Cedric Alexander injured and out for up to five months, the death of Dennis Stamp, Braun Strowman murders Roman Reigns on Raw, what is going on with Mauro Ranallo and JBL, the real story of what allegedly happened between Maryse and The Bella Twins as told by Maria Kanellis, shooting down a ridiculous Alexa Bliss rumor, thoughts on the AJ Styles/Shane McMahon angle from Smackdown, Kassius Ohno's unfortunate ring attire, Shinsuke Nakamura being called up after WrestleMania but to which brand, Impact draws a good rating but gets even pettier with the Hardys, WWE caught tampering by Ring of Honor, running through the list of possible ROH departures and how they may shape the future of NXT, thoughts on John Cena inducting KURT ANGLE into the Hall of Fame and a shocking name rumored to induct the Rock & Roll Express, the greatest Raw episodes of all time and who is the most versatile performer in WWE history?

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