Jim Ross has updated the blog section on his official website where he talked about the Royal Rumble, WWE NXT and more.
On Royal Rumble surprises: “I’d be surprised if we did not see a few surprise entrants in the Rumble match come Sunday. I like it when the Rumble match has elements of nostalgia. I will also be anxious to see who has the ‘hot hand’ in the Rumble match as it relates to the total number of eliminations in the bout. Remember when Diesel aka @KevinNash lit it up one year much like Kane did in another Rumble match? This I do know, if any athlete phones in their Rumble match appearance they should be sent home….immediately. The opportunity to maximize one’s minutes at a major, WWE PPV event is one’s privilege and not one’s right. That’s akin to half assing it on the special teams in the Super Bowl. Those types of players don’t need a jersey only a ticket home.”
On NXT’s broadcasting change: “I don’t expect to return to broadcasting on NXT any time soon as that broadcast