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TONI STORM GONE FROM WWE! AEW Dynamite New Year’s Smash 12/29/21 Review

December 30th, 2021

Solomonster addresses the breaking news on Toni Storm's departure from WWE, then reviews the New Year's Smash edition of AEW Dynamite, back at Daily's Place in Jacksonville, the final Dynamite broadcast on TNT with the return of Jim Ross to the announce booth.  Kyle O'Reilly also sees his first in-ring action in AEW tagging with his old Undisputed Era buddies, Mercedes Martinez debuts and costs Thunder Rosa a win in the TBS Title Tournament and more.

Sound Off 736 - CODY RHODES WINS HIS THIRD TNT TITLE + WWE DAY ONE PREDICTIONS!

December 26th, 2021

It's the Sound Off CHRISTMAS SHOW with thoughts on the death of former WWE star Corporal Kirschner and his "first death" in 2006... Kyle O'Reilly's debut on Dynamite and where things may be headed with Adam Cole and Kenny Omega... Cody Rhodes winning his third TNT championship on Rampage, the good and the bad of it and how HOOK may be involved... a possible babyface turn for Bobby Lashley, who his WrestleMania opponent might be and how MVP factors into things... Charlotte Flair's insistence on using Andrade's double moonsault when she's absolutely terrible at it... WWE DAY ONE PREDICTIONS including Paul Heyman will influence the finish of the Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns match and why the Raw Women's title match at WrestleMania should be Becky Lynch against Bianca Belair... AJ Styles and Matt Riddle BOTH making appearances on NXT and why it's happening... ranking five of the greatest Japanese wrestlers of all time... and finally, a review of the movie JOKER!  Get one FREE audio book of your choice when you use audibletrial.com/solomonster to sign up for a 30-day Audible trial!

AEW Dynamite Holiday Bash 2021 Review - KYLE O’REILLY DEBUTS IN UNDISPUTED REUNION!

December 23rd, 2021

Solomonster reviews the 2021 Holiday Bash episode of AEW Dynamite, featuring Sting's return to Greensboro where he wrestled Ric Flair at the first Clash of the Champions in 1988, tagging with CM Punk for the first time, and the debut of Kyle O'Reilly alongside Adam Cole and Bobby Fish.  Is there trouble brewing with The Elite and the former Undisputed Era?  Get THREE FREE MONTHS of Amazon Music Unlimited now through January 10th when you sign up using our link at getamazonmusic.com/solomonster!

Sound Off 735 - SOCIAL MEDIA TOXICITY BOILS OVER IN EMBARRASSING FASHION THIS WEEK

December 19th, 2021

It was an embarrassing week to be a wrestling fan with the social media mutant brigade attacking Sammy Guevara and Tay Conti, and Devon "Hannibal" Nicholson nearly killing a hapless referee by carving up his head with a spike and choking him unconscious.  Solomonster has a LOT to get off his chest about both incidents, and also discusses Kevin Owens re-signing with WWE for another three years... the death of former ROH and TNA star Jimmy Rave... the ratings success of the 60-minute match between Hangman Page and Bryan Danielson at Winter Is Coming... FOX and USA Networks showing interest in having MJF on WWE programming and why it won't happen... first details for the TWO Owen Hart Cup tournaments coming this May... the absurdity of Ric Flair claiming that Bryan Danielson was only first MADE in WWE by Triple H in their match at WrestleMania 30... Shibata announces his return to the ring at Wrestle Kingdom 16... THREE YEARS since the McMahon family stood in the ring on Raw and promised to give the fans more of what they want and less of what they don't... how Rhea Ripley became just another clown in WWE's weekly circus... and Roman Reigns FIRES Paul Heyman in an excellent angle on Smackdown.  Is Brock Lesnar about to get SCREWED at Day One?  Get THREE FREE MONTHS of Amazon Music Unlimited now through January 10th when you sign up using our link at getamazonmusic.com/solomonster!

ROMAN REIGNS FIRES PAUL HEYMAN! WWE SmackDown & AEW Rampage 12/17/21 Review

December 18th, 2021

Solomonster reviews WWE Smackdown and AEW Rampage for December 17th, including Roman Reigns FIRING Paul Heyman as his special counsel and Brock Lesnar leaving Reigns laying ahead of their Universal title match at the Day One PPV.  Over on Rampage, we got our first details for the upcoming men's and women's Owen Hart Cup tournaments.  Get THREE FREE MONTHS of Amazon Music Unlimited now through January 10th when you sign up using our link at getamazonmusic.com/solomonster!

AEW Dynamite Winter Is Coming 12/15/21 Review - HANGMAN AND DANIELSON GO THE DISTANCE!

December 16th, 2021

Solomonster reviews the WINTER IS COMING edition of AEW Dynamite, with Hangman Adam Page and Bryan Danielson turning out a late MOTY contender with a 60-minute draw for the AEW World championship.  Plus, Hikaru Shida and Serena Deeb put on another clinic together, MJF three-peats as the Dynamite diamond ring holder and news on FOX and USA Network executives having interest in MJF coming to WWE (LOL).  Get THREE FREE MONTHS of Amazon Music Unlimited now through January 10th when you sign up using our link at getamazonmusic.com/solomonster!

Sound Off 734 - JEFF HARDY FIRED BY WWE AFTER REPORTEDLY REFUSING REHAB OFFER

December 12th, 2021

It was a busy weekend with TWO main events blown up at the last minute, with Amazing Red injured ahead of his House of Glory battle with Malakai Black, and ROH World champion Bandido testing positive for COVID ahead of his Final Battle defense against Jonathan Gresham.  Solomonster recaps all of the chaos and surprises, including the final show for Ring of Honor as we know it, how Tony Khan and AEW bailed them out of a major jam and the company's undeniable legacy.  Then, we have the latest on Jeff Hardy being FIRED by WWE after reportedly declining a WWE offer to go to rehab, the incident that sparked it all and why Hardy will never have a problem finding work in pro wrestling... WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Lanza passes away and why you would never want him doing your Hall of Fame speech... why no one should be surprised that Becky Lynch beat Liv Morgan on Raw this week... and the latest on Johnny Gargano and Kyle O'Reilly leaving NXT and entering free agency.  Where might they end up next?  Get an extra THREE MONTHS FREE with EXPRESSVPN when you visit EXPRESSVPN.COM/SOLOMONSTER and support the Sound Off!

WWE SmackDown & AEW Rampage 12/10/21 Review - AN IMPRESSIVE DEBUT FOR HOOK!

December 11th, 2021

Solomonster is back with a WWE and AEW Friday night SUPERSHOW reviewing both Smackdown and Rampage!  The build continues to Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar at Day One and the company is reportedly planning for a major finish to lead into WrestleMania.  Also, Charlotte Flair and Toni Storm skip the pie-eating contest for a Championship Contender's Match.  Over on Rampage, it's the long anticipated in-ring debut of HOOK, while the Lucha Bros defend their AEW tag team titles against FTR.

AEW Dynamite 12/8/21 Review - LONG ISLAND DEBUT AND CM PUNK BOOED OUT OF THE BUILDING!

December 9th, 2021

Solomonster reviews AEW Dynamite and the company's debut from Long Island at the new UBS Arena, where they outsold WWE in the same building the week before.  One week out from Winter is Coming and the AEW championship match between Hangman Page and Bryan Danielson, we had CM Punk being booed out of the building and heeling on the New York Islanders because, well, they're not very good.  Get one FREE audio book of your choice when you use audibletrial.com/solomonster to sign up for a 30-day Audible trial!

RSPW Rewind Episode 36 - Why Did RSPW HATE The Rock So Much?

December 7th, 2021

RSPW Rewind returns with another look back at what the "smart marks" were talking about years ago online.  Episode 36 features a look back at some WWF house show reports from 1993, including the night DIESEL made his debut to assist Shawn Michaels in winning back the Intercontinental title... fans debate Vince McMahon firing back at Eric Bischoff and WCW with his Billionaire Ted skits... one fan posts about Jeff Hardy before his championship ladder match on Raw that night against The Undertaker... and some RSPW hate for The Rock and his lack of "workrate" in 2000?

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