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Sound Off 693 - WHAT LED TO THE BIG SHOW LEAVING WWE FOR AEW

February 28th, 2021

Solomonster is amused, as he is every year, by people's reaction to the Observer Awards and recaps some of the winners and losers for 2020.  He also comments on the sudden death of Jocephus a/k/a The Question Mark from NWA Powerr... Big Show's SHOCKING jump to AEW, what his role will be and how AEW dropped the ball on not saving him as a surprise for Shaq... sorry Drew McIntyre, but it's time to put the WWE title on Bobby Lashley... a blazing rant on the state of Retribution... praise for the new Apollo Crews... the winners and losers of the COVID era with no audiences... Kurt Angle says his TNA career was better than his WWE career, do you agree?... and THIS WEEK IN HISTORY covers how Mike Tyson almost worked with Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage in 1990, Vince McMahon tries to fake out the smart fans with Lex Luger as WWE champion, MAE YOUNG GIVES BIRTH TO A HAND, Jerry Lawler quits WWE after firing his wife, the birth of Ring of Honor and the launch of the WWE Network!

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AEW Dynamite 2/24/21 Review - DETAILS ON BIG SHOW SIGNING WITH AEW!

February 25th, 2021

Solomonster opens with a rather stunning cameo and reviews AEW Dynamite for February 24th.  He also discusses the SHOCKING news of Paul Wight a/k/a The Big Show signing with AEW and why he left WWE, details on the new YouTube show he will be providing commentary for, what it means for their second planned show on TNT and tons more.  Get ONE FREE AUDIO BOOK when you visit audibletrial.com/solomonster and sign up for a 30-day trial!

WWE Elimination Chamber 2021 Review - THE MIZ CASHES IN AND BECOMES CHAMPION

February 22nd, 2021

Solomonster reviews WWE Elimination Chamber 2021 and is forced to recap The Miz cashing in MITB and winning the WWE title.  A nation weeps.  Get 30 days of Amazon Music FREE when you visit getamazonmusic.com/solomonster and sign up! 

Sound Off 692 - MANIA PLANS SET FOR BAD BUNNY, BUT NOT WWE CHAMPION?

February 21st, 2021

Solomonster is back with a FULL preview for tonight's Elimination Chamber PPV and predictions for all the matches, including who is walking out as WWE champion and Universal champion, and reports that the WWE title match is still undecided for WrestleMania while Bad Bunny's match is already locked in... Kenny Omega challenges Jon Moxley to an exploding barbed wire deathmatch and Moxley goes off on the creative resistance he faced in WWE... Sammy Guevara causes problems with Impact Wrestling by rejecting their creative plans?... plans leak for NXT Evolve and why it's a good idea... two former Impact champions sign with the NXT brand... THIS WEEK IN HISTORY talks The War To Settle The Score on MTV, the start of the Flair/Steamboat trilogy, the death of Kerry Von Erich, how Bret Hart angered Kevin Nash and made him decide to leave for WCW, Vince McMahon injects WWE  with a lethal dose of poison, Eddie Guerrero wins the WWE title from Brock Lesnar, Samoa Joe leaves Impact Wrestling, and why it should have been JOE challenging Kurt Angle in his retirement match at WrestleMania!

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AEW Dynamite Review 2/17/21 - EXPLODING BARBED WIRE MATCH ANNOUNCED!

February 18th, 2021

Solomonster reviews AEW Dynamite for February 17th with WWE champion Kenny Omega (or at least that's what Jim Ross called him) announcing an Exploding Barbed Wire DEATH MATCH with Jon Moxley for the Revolution PPV next month, plus Sting takes his first bump in five years, Shaq and Jade Cargill play basketball to prepare for their tag team debut, and The Young Bucks defend their AEW tag team titles against Santana and Ortiz.  Support the Sound Off and get an extra THREE MONTHS FREE with EXPRESSVPN when you visit EXPRESSVPN.COM/SOLOMONSTER right now!

NXT Takeover Vengeance Day 2021 Review - UNDISPUTED NO MORE?

February 15th, 2021

Solomonster reviews NXT Takeover "Vengeance Day" featuring Adam Cole's surprise attack on Finn Balor and Kyle O'Reilly, what does this mean for the future of Undisputed Era?  The finals of the men's and women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic have been determined, who came out on top?  Plus, news of TWO former Impact Wrestling champions signing with NXT.  Get 30 days of Amazon Music FREE when you visit getamazonmusic.com/solomonster and sign up!

Sound Off 691 - WWE RIDES THE LAZY RIVER WITH ELIMINATION CHAMBER

February 14th, 2021

It's a special VALENTINE'S DAY SOUND OFF talking New Japan stars heading to Impact Wrestling and why New Japan has had issues with Impact in the past... NXT TAKEOVER PREDICTIONS for tonight's Vengeance Day event, including the finals of the men's and women's Dusty Classic... former WWE ring boy Tom Cole takes his own life, details of what he claims happened to him, his settlement with the company and the Donahue show stunt that backfired... WWE rides the LAZY RIVER with their booking of the Raw Elimination Chamber match, and why Bobby Lashley may end the night as WWE champion... DIVING INTO NIA JAX'S HOLE... and THIS WEEK IN HISTORY tackles the death of David Von Erich, the infamous Nitro match between Bill Goldberg and Steven Regal, Brian Pillman tells Kevin Sullivan "I RESPECT YOU, BOOKERMAN!", Shawn Michaels loses his smile (and his title), Jesse Sorensen suffers a near fatal injury at a TNA PPV, and Daniel Bryan announces his retirement from the ring while Titus O'Neil earns himself a 60-day suspension for an incident right after!

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AEW Dynamite 2/10/21 Review - KENTA DEBUTS IN WILD MAIN EVENT!

February 11th, 2021

Solomonster reviews AEW Dynamite for February 10th, with New Japan's KENTA making his in-ring AEW debut in the main event with Kenny Omega against Jon Moxley and Lance Archer in a WILD Falls Count Anywhere main event, maybe the best in Dynamite history.  Plus, Sammy Guevara quits The Inner Circle and where it may be going.  Get 30 days of Amazon Music FREE when you visit getamazonmusic.com/solomonster and sign up!

Sound Off 690 - TWO WWE RELEASES, AEW/NJPW WORKING TOGETHER AND MORE!

February 7th, 2021

It's a SUPERBOWL SUNDAY-SIZED EDITION of the Sound Off talking New Japan's new TV deal with The Roku Channel, when it starts and how to get it free... the opening of THE FORBIDDEN DOOR between New Japan and AEW with KENTA's debut on Dynamite and what comes next... the death of Butch Reed and the night he almost won the Intercontinental title... why Lars Sullivan was quietly released by WWE and Steve Cutler was not very quietly FIRED by the company as his girlfriend Deonna Purrazzo speaks out... Sheamus' LAZY turn on Drew McIntyre and how I would've booked it... why Edge challenging Roman Reigns is still the right way to go for WrestleMania and the OTHER match we may get out of it... the latest on Cesaro's WWE status and a rant on the SHAME of him never getting the respect he deserves as a singles star... thoughts on the WWE Icons episode on YOKOZUNA... the origin of the Triple H "AM I F**KING GOING OVER?" story... and THIS WEEK IN HISTORY tackles the Evil Twin Hebner angle, the Mega Powers explode, the debut of the XFL and Bobby Lashley announces that "evil has prevailed" as he leaves WWE!

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AEW Dynamite Beach Break 2/3/21 Review - THE FORBIDDEN DOOR HAS OPENED!

February 4th, 2021

Solomonster reviews a special BEACH BREAK episode of AEW Dynamite for February 3rd with New Japan's KENTA invading the show and attacking Jon Moxley.  The forbidden door has been opened, now what does it mean for the future of AEW and New Japan working together?  Plus, it's the wedding of Kip Sabian and Penelope Ford, and the date set for Cody and Red Velvet challenging SHAQ and Jade Cargill.

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