Originally written on WZR Online  |  Last updated 10/25/14
Jim Cornette recently spoke with Inside the Ropes about his departure from ROH and more. Check out the highlights: On criticism that he’s stuck in the ’80s: “I thank my old friend Vince Russo for that one. He started that and people picked up on it so now whenever anyone disagrees with anything I’ve done or even that I haven’t done. It’s not about being stuck in the 80′s. I’m one of the guys that has pushed, looked for and utilized more young talent for the past ten years. I’ve been saying lets get the young guys out there, lets push new talent, lets make some new stars, lets expose some new faces.” On what led to him leaving ROH: “The thing is, I support Ring of Honor, I love the Ring of Honor talent, I love the Ring of Honor philosophy and I wanted to desperately see professional wrestling taken seriously again after it’s been parodied for so many years now. I was talking to a friend the other day and realized there’s a new generation of fans that have never seen pro wrestling pres
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