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Sound Off Extra - DARK SIDE OF THE RING REVIEW ON THE DYNAMITE KID!

June 15th, 2021

Solomonster reviews the Dark Side of the Ring mid-season finale on The Dynamite Kid, one of the most influential wrestlers of all time, but also one of the most troubled.  There was an evil side to Tom Billington that the episode covered in some detail, but not nearly all of it, including his home life with ex-wife Michelle, his extensive use of steroids and the back injury that ruined his career, and the famous incident involving Jacques Rougeau with even MORE details here than you got in the episode.  Visit HelloFresh.com/solomonster12 and use code solomonster12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping!

NXT Takeover In Your House 2021 Review - MILLION DOLLAR CHAMPION CROWNED!

June 14th, 2021

Solomonster is back with a full review for NXT Takeover In Your House 2021 featuring a Fatal Five-Way for the NXT championship, a new Million Dollar Champion crowned, a William Regal cliffhanger to end the show and a crowd that sounded like they would rather have been anywhere else in the world.  Take the Hawthorne quiz at hawthorne.co and use promo code SOLOMONSTER for 10 PERCENT OFF your first order!

Sound Off 708 - SHAYNA AND THE DOLL, THE SEQUEL NO ONE ASKED FOR

June 13th, 2021

Solomonster talks about TWO major title changes this week, which happened to also be the two best matches he saw all week... NXT TAKEOVER "IN YOUR HOUSE" 2021 PREDICTIONS... Triple H gets testy during the pre-Takeover media call and addresses Mickie James suggesting that all women, regardless of contractual status, come work the NWA's all-women's PPV in August... dates for the next WWE draft, the company wanting Summerslam to be BIGGER than WrestleMania and wanting THE ROCK for Survivor Series?... WWE already regretting its decision to release Aleister Black?... SHAYNA BASZLER AND THE @#$!% DOLL... WWE sending Rey Mysterio to his death on Father's Day inside Hell in a Cell... last night's Against All Odds main event with Kenny Omega defending the Impact World title against Moose and Don Callis FIRES Sami Callihan?... Lio Rush announces his retirement from the ring and why he'll be back... Mark Henry offers criticism of the AEW product... thoughts on the excellent Bret Hart biography on A&E... and THIS WEEK IN HISTORY covers what Bret Hart said to Hulk Hogan backstage at King of the Ring 1993, Kevin Nash debuts on Nitro and wants us to look at the ADJECTIVE, CNBC fires John Bradshaw Layfield after incident in Germany, the first ever ECW One Night Stand PPV, the Vince McMahon limo explosion on Raw, Mitsuharu Misawa dies in the ring and Daniel Bryan FIRED after the Nexus invasion angle!

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Sound Off Extra - IN THE SHADOW OF GRIZZLY SMITH (DARK SIDE OF THE RING)

June 8th, 2021

Solomonster reviews the Dark Side of the Ring episode on Grizzly Smith and his children, including Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Sam Houston and Rockin' Robin.  Even if you already know the story, it's still shocking to hear them talk about their father, and even more startling he got away with the things he did for so long.  Take the Hawthorne quiz at hawthorne.co and use promo code SOLOMONSTER for 10 PERCENT OFF your first order!

Sound Off 707 - ANDRADE MAKES UNDERWHELMING DEBUT ON AEW DYNAMITE

June 6th, 2021

Solomonster is back with the location for Summerslam and on-sale date... more news on this week's WWE releases for Braun Strowman, Aleister Black and others... Okada BURIES the IWGP title unification as he prepares to challenge for the championship... Andrade El Idolo makes an underwhelming debut on AEW Dynamite... Keith Lee continues with the cryptic tweets... Shayna Baszler LOSES to Reginald and yells at a doll on Mundane Night Raw... Smackdown continues to be the Roman Reigns Show and why that's a good thing... Karrion Kross and Adam Cole steal the show on NXT... and THIS WEEK IN HISTORY covers the time Muhammad Ali tried to pick a fight with Gorilla Monsoon on WWE television, Kerry Von Erich loses his foot after a motorcycle accident, why Ricky Steamboat was forced to drop the Intercontinental title to the Honky Tonk Man, one of the greatest matches of the Attitude Era, BLUETISTA debuts and Big Dave isn't happy about it, and Seth Rollins breaks up The Shield!  Take the Hawthorne quiz at hawthorne.co and use promo code SOLOMONSTER for 10 PERCENT OFF your first order!

Sound Off Extra - MAJOR WWE RELEASES AND SALE RUMORS GROW LOUDER!

June 3rd, 2021

Solomonster is back with a special SOUND OFF EXTRA on today's Black Wednesday cuts in WWE with SIX NAMES released including Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Murphy, Ruby Riott, Lana and Santana Garrett, all in the name of budget cuts.  This coupled with all of the other recent company cuts and department consolidations inside Titan Tower strongly point to a possible sale, but sadly, it does nothing to upgrade Monday Night Raw from its status as the worst wrestling show on television.  Grab Drew McIntyre's new book "A Chosen Destiny" FREE when you use audibletrial.com/solomonster to sign up for a 30-day trial!

Sound Off Extra - ULTIMATE WARRIOR DARK SIDE OF THE RING + A&E REVIEWS!

June 1st, 2021

Solomonster has full reviews of the Dark Side of the Ring episode and A&E biography on The Ultimate Warrior, covering his childhood, tagging with Sting as The Bladerunners, coming to WWE and beating Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania 6, his first marriage falling apart, the never-before-seen apology video Vince McMahon forced him to record for a young fan, holding up McMahon for more money before Summerslam and getting suspended, why things went south with his 1996 comeback and what McMahon offered him to return after the Montreal Screwjob, his incendiary blog posts and controversial school lectures, going into the Hall of Fame in 2014 and his untimely demise.  Which documentary was the stronger of the two?  Get an extra THREE MONTHS FREE with EXPRESSVPN when you visit EXPRESSVPN.COM/SOLOMONSTER and support the Sound Off!

AEW Double or Nothing 2021 Review - WWE LEGEND DEBUTS + STADIUM STAMPEDE!

May 31st, 2021

Solomonster says AEW Double or Nothing 2021 was one of the company's best shows, but it was not without some down spots.  One women's match impressed while the other did not, thoughts on Sting back in the ring in front of a live audience for the first time in six years, Cody silences the crowd (and not in a positive way), The Inner Circle and The Pinnacle entertain in Stadium Stampede and a WWE Hall of Famer debuts as the analyst for AEW's new Rampage show!  Get an extra THREE MONTHS FREE with EXPRESSVPN when you visit EXPRESSVPN.COM/SOLOMONSTER and support the Sound Off!

Sound Off 706 - WWE IN DISCUSSIONS WITH NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING?

May 30th, 2021

It's DOUBLE OR NOTHING SUNDAY and Solomonster runs down tonight's card with final predictions, as well as thoughts from Friday's Dynamite show... AEW fires Willie Urbina for getting caught on a hot mic MOCKING Hikaru Shida... Jim Ross dragged by AEW fans for calling Randy Orton the best wrestler in the world over Kenny Omega... Summerslam announced for a Saturday, the musical name rumored to guest host and the rumored main event planned for the show... John Cena BLASTED for apologizing to China in groveling video... WWE and New Japan in discussions about DANIEL BRYAN?... Adnan Virk already gone from the Raw announce booth and who his replacement will be... Ted DiBiase lobbying fans to sign a petition to get WWE to recognize him as a former WWE champion... and THIS WEEK IN HISTORY covers the time Oprah Winfrey did commentary for WWE, Jim Duggan and The Iron Sheik kill kayfabe and get arrested together, the WWE PPV ruined by a power outage, Scott Hall debuts on WCW Nitro to kick off the NWO angle, Vince McMahon does not react well to Raw being booted from the Pepsi Center for an NBA playoff game and Chris Jericho nearly causes an international incident in Brazil!  Grab Drew McIntyre's new book "A Chosen Destiny" FREE when you use audibletrial.com/solomonster to sign up for a 30-day trial!

AEW Double Or Nothing 2021 Predictions - WHO WINS STADIUM STAMPEDE II?

May 27th, 2021

With the NBA delaying Dynamite to Friday, Solomonster runs down the entire card for AEW Double or Nothing III this Sunday and offers PREDICTIONS for each match, including Kenny Omega defending his AEW World title against PAC and Orange Cassidy, The Inner Circle against The Pinnacle in a Stadium Stampede, Sting wrestling his first live match in nearly six years and TONS more, plus your phone calls.  Visit HelloFresh.com/solomonster12 and use code solomonster12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping!

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