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Sound Off 590 - WHY JOHN CENA SHOULD FACE KURT ANGLE AT WRESTLEMANIA

March 17th, 2019

SOUND OFF 590 makes the case for John Cena to be Kurt Angle's opponent in his farewell match at Wrestlemania, and why Angle is among the very greatest of all time... Batista gets what he wants from Triple H after a disappointing, slobbering promo... THE DEMON being advertised for Mania and who it will likely be against... even DIXIE CARTER realizes WWE has no idea what to do with EC3... how Randy Orton and AJ Styles sold me on their Wrestlemania match with one promo... the one time Kofi Kingston stood up to Vince McMahon on his private jet and how it's relevant now nearly a decade later... Harlem Heat to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and Sid's idea for their WCW debut that was so controversial, it never aired on TV... the latest on the New Japan Cup and likely opponent for Jay White, plus the ROH title match set for Madison Square Garden... thoughts on the spoilers regarding the NXT title situation... is WWE exploiting Roman Reigns' illness?... Missy Hyatt's brief run in WWE, why her "Missy's Manor" segments never aired on TV and how you can watch them right now... should WWE crown INTERIM champions instead of stripping people of their titles?... and #4 in our Top 10 Countdown of The Most Shocking Wrestlemania Match Outcomes is one of the shortest matches in Mania history!

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Sound Off 589 - WWE REALLY WANTS YOU TO KNOW WRESTLING IS FAKE

March 10th, 2019

SOUND OFF 589 has FAST LANE 2019 PREDICTIONS and which match should headline the show... the death of King Kong Bundy, his payday for the cage match at WrestleMania 2, being part of probably the worst match in wrestling history and Enzo Amore's idiotic tweet confusing Bundy with George Steele... Jushin "Thunder" Liger announces he's retiring next year and how WWE could make one last match against Rey Mysterio a reality... Jeff Jarrett joins the WWE creative team... Anderson and Gallows reportedly turn down multi-million dollar offers from WWE to re-sign... the reason Arn Anderson was fired by Vince McMahon... Roman Reigns reveals the type of leukemia he has and what I've since learned about my own condition... lots of talk about how FAKE wrestling is this week with Ronda Rousey, Triple H and the inexcusable segment on Raw with Braun Strowman and Colin Jost... defending Torrie Wilson's induction into the WWE Hall of Fame... JOHN CENA VS SAMOA JOE AT WRESTLEMANIA?... Tomasso Ciampa undergoes neck surgery, pitching a bracket for a tournament to crown a new NXT champion and who I think should win the entire thing... Roman Reigns voices suppport for a WWE offseason, why it will never happen and pitching a more practical solution... why WWE had a ZOMBIE on it's debut episode of ECW on SyFy... the THREE BEST MATCHES of Scott Hall's career... and #5 in our Top 10 Countdown of The Most Shocking Wrestlemania Match Outcomes includes Brock Lesnar!

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Sound Off 588 - BATISTA SPOILS OLD MAN’S BIRTHDAY TO SPITE TRIPLE H

March 3rd, 2019

SOUND OFF 588 talks Wrestlemania returning to the Sunshine State in 2020... Roman Reigns in remission and back on Raw, could they be building to a Mania match with Dean Ambrose?... Batista crashes Ric Flair's birthday party and the stipulation that could make his expected match with Triple H far more important... the TWITTER WAR between Ronda Rousey and Becky Lynch, WWE's reaction to it and the two words that should always be off limits... The Honky Tonk Man finally says yes to the WWE Hall of Fame, looking at how he lucked into the biggest push of his career and why he had heat with so many wrestlers... likening EC3 to a human Skype update... Vince McMahon replaces Kofi Kingston with Kevin Owens at Fast Lane and why Kofi fans should be ecstatic about it... why Jim Ross isn't totally wrong to liken Charlotte Flair to a modern day Hulk Hogan... Dana Warrior getting a trial run on the WWE creative team and why people should give her a chance... one African American listener wonders if it's wrong of him to not get behind Kofi Kingston's push... Anthem ERASES all of its GFW master recordings to "free up" server space... why Rick Rude was NOT an integral part of the history of DX... #6 in our Top 10 Countdown of The Most Shocking Wrestlemania Match Outcomes takes us back to the Skydome!

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Sound Off 587 - ROMAN REIGNS RETURNING TO MONDAY NIGHT RAW!

February 24th, 2019

SOUND OFF 587 is a packed show talking the return of Roman Reigns on Raw this Monday, what his announcement may be and torching all of the cynics who still think his illness is a work... Bruce Prichard returns to WWE in a lead creative role and one NXT star he is a big fan of who might benefit from his influence... Arn Anderson fired by WWE after a shouting match with Vince McMahon and what may have caused it... Tye Dillinger, Hideo Itami and TJ Perkins all released by WWE and why the the company could stand to shed some more weight from its roster... thoughts on DX and Chyna entering the WWE Hall of Fame... taking Paige to task for foolishy claiming the fans, and NOT WWE, were the ones responsible for no one taking the women seriously... the four biggest stars in NXT called up to the main roster without any warning... Kofi Kingston gets his WWE title match at Fast Lane, but not Wrestlemania?... Lucha Underground producer believes the show is DEAD... was there a plan to do Hulk Hogan vs. Evil Doink in 1993?... and #7 in our Top 10 Countdown of The Most Shocking Wrestlemania Match Outcomes has a brotherly feel to it!

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Sound Off 586 - WWE HAS BECKY LYNCH APOLOGIZE TO THE MCMAHONS!?

February 17th, 2019

SOUND OFF 586 is a loaded show talking Corey Graves... Jimmy Uso and Naomi get pulled over by the cops... ELIMINATION CHAMBER PREDICTIONS... Royal Rumble coming to Minute Maid Park in 2020... former WWE champion Pedro Morales passes away, why he's their forgotten champion in some ways, the time one of his fans stabbed Blackjack Mulligan with a butcher knife and rumors that he pawned his World title while he was still champion... Jay White beats Tanahashi to win the IWGP title, the story of the radio contest he won that got him back into wrestling, Kota Ibushi signs his first contract with New Japan and who should challenge for the title at MSG... AEW Double or Nothing SELLS OUT, The Undertaker to appear at Starrcast and DAVE BAUTISTA in talks with both WWE and AEW... the Sound Off OUTDRAWS IMPACT?... the mistake WWE made with the Becky Lynch suspension storyline... Kofi Kingston runs the gauntlet for an hour on Smackdown, but will WWE finally push him as a serious singles star?... and #8 in our Top 10 Countdown of The Most Shocking Wrestlemania Match Outcomes takes us back to 1991!

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Sound Off 585 - FRUSTRATION BOILING OVER WITH WWE’S UNDERCARD TALENT

February 10th, 2019

SOUND OFF 585 has full thoughts on the Double or Nothing press conference, including Kenny Omega signing with AEW, the length of his contract, the Wrestlemania match he wanted and now may never get to have, Cody's WCW revenge fantasy, the roster as it now stands and what they are still missing... Randy Orton open to speaking with AEW and why he's likely not going anywhere... the status of The Usos and their future... FRUSTRATION IS BOILING OVER with lots of undercard talent in WWE, including Sanity, Tye Dillinger, Tyler Breeze and Shelton Benjamin, plus Rusev tells Lilian Garcia he doesn't know what to do anymore to get Vince McMahon's attention... thoughts on the first rumored inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame this year and why it's been a long time coming... WWE achieves record revenue and Vince McMahon blames injuries on the company's ratings woes... HALFTIME HEAT review and laughing at the people complaining that it was just one big spotfest... the debut of ERIC BUGENHAGEN... King Cuerno files suit to get out of his Lucha Underground contract and he's not the only one... that time The Nasty Boys wrestled The Legion of Doom on The Arsenio Hall Show... who is the greatest WWE champion of all time?... and #9 in our Top 10 Countdown of The Most Shocking Wrestlemania Match Outcomes!

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Sound Off 584 - SEVEN YEARS LATER, DANIEL BRYAN GETS HIS HEMP BELT

February 3rd, 2019

SOUND OFF 584 is SUPER-SIZED for SuperBowl Sunday with more on Dean Ambrose leaving WWE when his contract expires... why you're fooling yourself if you don't think WWE is worried about All Elite Wrestling and the real reason why that is... AEW interested in Brock Lesnar!?... Hideo Itami asks for his release and where things went wrong for him... Ronda Rousey and Becky Lynch prove why they DON'T need Charlotte in the Wrestlemania main event, how to book a Becky/Charlotte feud for the next two PPV shows, and SLAPPY MCMAHON invites Becky to Raw this Monday... concern for Elias behind the scenes and his latest program with Jeff Jarrett... one interesting theory on why R-Truth won the United States championship... MISTER MIZ appears on Smackdown and pitching an idea for how to get to an eventual match between Miz and Shane McMahon... DANIEL BRYAN finally gets his organic hemp belt, and why Mustafa Ali should challenge Bryan for the WWE title at Mania... SAMOA JOE SPITS FIRE and shows why he's the best stick man in wrestling, but there's one very big problem WWE needs to fix right now... addressing the controversy with Sam Roberts and Bianca Belair... that time NEW JACK worked two matches against THE UNDERTAKER in Smokey Mountain Wresting... and starting our countdown of the TOP 10 MOST SHOCKING WRESTLEMANIA MATCH OUTCOMES!

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Sound Off 583 - LAST OF THE IMPACT ORIGINALS ON THEIR WAY TO WWE?

January 27th, 2019

SOUND OFF 583 is a THREE HOUR SHOW with ROYAL RUMBLE 2019 PREDICTIONS... thoughts on Jack Swagger's successful MMA debut... The Undertaker headed into the WWE Hall of Fame this year?... Abyss and Sonjay Dutt exit Impact Wrestling for WWE, but in what role?... Roman Reigns joins The Rock for his next film and why it's best for Reigns to stay away from WWE for a while... New Japan and its U.S. fans get screwed over by the government shutdown... Smackdown expanding to THREE HOURS when it moves to FOX?... NXT TAKEOVER: PHOENIX FULL REVIEW and why Johnny Gargano may be the best performer on any roster... Gamespot author says the Attitude Era was the worst era in WWE history and makes a ridiculous comment... Jim Johnston working for All Elite Wrestling and why it should happen... why Eric Bischoff may have been booted from Rick Rude's funeral... and revealing the #1 greatest championship match in Royal Rumble history!

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Sound Off 582 - FINN BALOR REPLACES BRAUN STROWMAN AT ROYAL RUMBLE

January 20th, 2019

SOUND OFF 582 talks about the legal dispute over the Superstars of Wrestling name... Finn Balor replacing Braun Strowman against Brock Lesnar at the Royal Rumble, how far back the change was made, why it makes for a better match and "Superstar" Billy Graham's asinine comments about the change... The Revival request their WWE release, their reasons for doing so, why they won't get it and Maria Kanellis disputes a report that she also asked for her release... EC3's ridiculous main roster debut and why Vince McMahon should move on from Lars Sullivan if he can't be relied upon for his program with John Cena... the controversial Alexa Bliss segment from Raw and thoughts on the new Women's tag team belts... Andrade Cien Almas gets a name change and tears down the house with Rey Mysterio, plus an idea for a Mask vs. Title match at Wrestlemania... NXT TAKEOVER PHOENIX PREDICTIONS... thoughts on WWE's documentary on Nigel McGuinness and the best matches of his career... The Bella Twins in the Hall of Fame and who should induct them... what were some of your earliest sources for wrestling news?... and MATCH #2 in our Top 10 Countdown of the greatest championship matches in Royal Rumble history!

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Sound Off 581 - CAN ALL ELITE WRESTLING CHANGE THE LANDSCAPE?

January 13th, 2019

SOUND OFF 581 has nearly an hour on this week's ALL ELITE WRESTLING RALLY, the announcement of the company's first big show, big signings including Chris Jericho and PAC, the length of Jericho's deal and his conversation with Vince McMahon, rumors about a possible TV deal, the talks between Triple H and The Young Bucks and the offers WWE made to them, clarifying the health insurance rumors and much more... plus, the status of Kenny Omega and why I think he's still likely to end up splitting his time between AEW and New Japan... Kushida leaving New Japan for NXT, but before one last big match... rumored price increase for WWE Network subscribers... Lars Sullivan's planned feud with John Cena in jeopardy due to ANXIETY attacks?... praise for WWE's tribute to Mean Gene Okerlund... a horrendous segment on Raw with Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman... Nia Jax has a Scott Steiner math moment... Daniel Bryan reveals DUGOUT ENTRANCES for talent at the Royal Rumble?... it appears we may NOT be getting a Ronda Rousey vs. Becky Lynch singles match at Wrestlemania after all... a rant on dumb male fans who feel I'm "too afraid" to speak the truth about women's wrestling in WWE... NXT UK TAKEOVER BLACKPOOL REVIEW... ranking John Cena's five greatest rivals and why #1 is NOT Randy Orton... BUY OR SELL on the more impressive single-night King of the Ring performance, Bret Hart (1993) or Kurt Angle (2001)?... and MATCH #3 in our Top 10 Countdown of the greatest championship matches in Royal Rumble history!

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