Found November 04, 2012 on AllWrestlingNews.com:
PLAYERS: Bill Watts
- We noted before that WWE recently purchased the Mid-South Wrestling tape library from the family of Hall of Famer “Cowboy” Bill Watts. WWE will be using the footage on DVD releases for various Mid-South Legends as well as air it over the WWE Network when it launches. Jim Ross recently spoke to The Miami Herald about the days of Mid-South, content in the library and more. Ross also talked about WWE’s negotiations with the Watts family and his role: “I was involved in it in the early going several years ago. The dialogue between WWE and Bill Watts ex-wife Ene and his family have been on-going for several years, and for whatever reason we just couldn’t come to terms that both entities were comfortable with.” “After we got so deep in the negotiations, at a certain point, I removed myself from the negotiations because I really felt like it was a conflict of interest for me. Bill Watts was my mentor. He gave me my first job in the business. I was close to his family.” “So at a certain p...
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