JIM ROSS NEWS

Jim Ross Remains Wrestling’s Most Beloved Voice

The fact that Jim Ross' blogs, mere written words on a plethora of subjects, amplify louder and resonate more than Cole's robotically-strung-together bowls of word soup makes it a crime that Ross was shunted down so far in favor of Cole in the first place.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross to Make MMA Announcing Debut

Jim Ross has been talking for a while now on his website and Twitter that he would like the chance to broadcast MMA.  Well, he’s getting his chance. JR will be on the call for the “Battlegrounds MMA” event that will air live on pay-per-view from Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 3.  His broadcast partner for the one night, eight-man welterweight tournament will be none other than...
Via Between The Ropes
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Best and Worst of WWE WrestleMania IX

Welcome! With the arrival of the “Monday Night War” documentary series on the WWE Network, I decided to go back and watch the WWF pay-per-views (most of the Raws are not there yet) from the debut of Raw and beyond.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Releases Long Time Employee

It has been reported by PWInsider.com and F4WOnline.com that long time WWE employee Mark Yeaton has been released from the company. Yeaton has been with company for decades and was the ringside timekeeper and bell ringer in that time. Other duties that Yeaton had in WWE included ordering and maintaining materials WWE used for the rings and other travel duties. PWInsider also reports...
Via Between The Ropes
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Introduction Of Paul Heyman’s DVD

The WWE titled Paul Heyman DVD, “Ladies and Gentlemen, My Name is Paul Heyman” comes out on August 5th. WrestlingDVDnews.com has released the opening of the DVD, which includes comments from the likes of Brock Lesnar, CM Punk, Edge and Jim Ross. New Paul Heyman “2 Extreme” Authentic T-Shirt Now Available at WWEShop.com! The post The Introduction Of Paul Heyman’s DVD appeared...
Via Between The Ropes
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Paul Heyman’s new DVD opening

I have a quick confession to make guys. I honestly cannot remember the last DVD I purchased. I’m not trying to be all hip here and tell you guys that it’s because I’ve converted to Blu-Ray either. There’s just so much great live MMA and pro wrestling content (plus Netflix) that I just don’t see any reason to buy more clutter that I’m never going to use. So I kind of found...
Via Fight Booth
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Talks Ross Report, Broadcasting Opportunities, CM Punk and Future of Wrestling

Hall of Fame announcer Jim Ross talks about his podcast “The Ross Report“, it’s success and how he has liked doing it so far, the young talent in the WWE including Roman Reigns and the direction he hopes the company takes with him on his path to the world title.  He also discusses whether or not he would be open to broadcasting for TNA Wrestling, what other broadcasting opportunities...
Via Between The Ropes
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Angle turns down TNA Wrestling offer

The TNA Wrestling roster continues to bleed as the promotion’s biggest stars exit stage right in 2014. It appears that the next man up is Kurt Angle. Angle’s deal is coming due in a few months and if it were up to him we will all be seeing him at WrestleMania 31.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Home After Health Scare

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back at home resting comfortably after a health scare that kept him in the hospital for a few days. It all started a few weeks ago with Ross putting in a lot of time and effort to prepare for his debut as a boxing broadcaster for Fox Sports which took place on Memorial Day.  Things didn’t slow down as he then headed in Chicago to do media to promote...
Via Between The Ropes
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The WWE Television Champion Dolph Ziggler?

Jim Ross on his most recent podcast in the preamble to his interview with Eric Bischoff  (at 19:20 mark) suggests the creation of a “new” WWE Television Title. His choice as the eventual winner of this title decided through a multi-week tournament to crown the new champion is Dolph Ziggler. On the surface this seems like a heck of an idea. Ross goes on to suggest the title should...
Via Between The Ropes
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Lackluster WWE Raw Leading Into Payback PPV

Brian and Steve recap WWE Raw from Monday night with the strong point being Evolution against The Shield and a lot more lacking leading into Payback on Sunday, Daniel Bryan and the World Heavyweight Championship and where it stands now and when he could be back, bad comedy, mid-card feuds being filler, what is missing right now and much more.  Plus, they talk about Jim Ross calling...
Via Between The Ropes
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Michaels talks Daniel Bryan WrestleMania rumors

WWE rumors focusing on the return of Mr. WrestleMania Shawn Michaels. Rumors pointed to the WWE booking HBK at WrestleMania against his former student, yet HBK says those plans were more wishful than necessary.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sheamus Continues Streak on Smackdown, WWE TV Announcement Soon

Brian and Steve are back for a Monday podcast as they recap Smackdown including Sheamus facing Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns against Mark Henry and the Wyatt Family versus John Cena and The Usos.  Plus, they talk about the WWE upcoming TV deal which could be announced later this week, Jim Ross returning to announcing, Dixie Carter getting baited on Twitter and more. Looking for awesome...
Via Between The Ropes
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Returning To Do Play By Play

Jim Ross and the WWE parted ways in September with the company stating that Ross wanted to focus on “personal business endeavors.” The WWE Hall of Famer has kept himself busy since leaving the company as he has written articles for Fox Sports, started a podcast on Podcast One and started doing one man shows. The question Ross gets quite often is, if he will return to the broadcast...
Via Between The Ropes
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dixie Carter Takes Jab At Jim Ross

TNA President Dixie Carter was last seen on Thursday’s edition of Impact Wrestling. Carter is currently feuding with Bully Ray on the show. It seems like though that Carter is trying to start a feud with someone not even involved with TNA. A fan on Twitter, whose account is a parody of WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross took a swipe at Carter. It's official, Chris Sabin is gone from @IMPACTWRESTLING...
Via Between The Ropes
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Michaels reveals timing behind decision to end Undertaker’s streak

The biggest story of the year thus far remains the end of The Undertaker’s WWE WrestleMania streak. Jim Ross and Shawn Michaels are the latest to offer up their insight, with HBK unraveling a big piece of the booking mystery.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Court Bauer On Ring Of Honor Going On TV Pay-Per-View, Working With Jim Ross

Ring of Honor announced last week that they will be debuting on traditional pay-per-view on Sunday, June 22 in Nashville, Tennessee. We talk to ROH consultant Court Bauer as we discuss the company heading to PPV, how many PPV’s ROH will have in 2014, did the WWE Network help influence them to go in that direction. Bauer also discusses the latest on the Jim Ross shows, how many...
Via Between The Ropes
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking at the premiere pro wrestling podcasts

There are several pro wrestling podcasts, hosted by personalities from the business or journalists. I’ve listened to those. Not a huge fan. With that said, here are a few thoughts on the the premier wrestling podcasts, for those on the fence about jumping in and finally listening.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

History of WWE announcers hilariously breaking character

Although there's likely a vast ocean of these gems that could be mined, I decided to write about ten WWE moments that I recall with fondness.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WrestleMania IX: You don’t deserve A aubtitle

Gorilla Monsoon (in toga) welcomes us to WWE WrestleMania IX, but this is, however, the first WrestleMania that he does not commentate for. Instead, the role is turned over to Jim Ross. This was shocking to Josh and I, who were more shocked to find J.R. in a toga.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

An evening with Jim Ross NYC review

WWE Hall of Fame play-by-play announcer good old JR, Jim Ross, performed his one-man show in New York City this past weekend. Ross held two shows; one was advertised at 4pm and the other at 8pm. I attended the so-called 4pm show and overall really enjoyed everything Ross had to say.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Ross talks WWE past and present, dub videos

Via msn.foxsports.com
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Update On Jim Ross Being At Old School WWE Monday Night Raw

The WWE’s first Raw of the year is being dubbed “Old School”. Some of the names that will on the show are Ric Flair, Diamond Dallas Page, Ted DiBiase and Scotty Too Hotty. The biggest question has been whether Jim Ross would appear on the show. The WWE Hall of Famer answered that question today when a fan stated he hoped to see Ross on the show on Twitter. Hope to see @JRsBBQ...
Via Between The Ropes
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

First Two Shows Of “RINGSIDE: An Evening With Jim Ross” Revealed

Jim Ross has been hinting for the last few weeks that he would be doing a speaking tour across the United States discussing his career in the world of professional wrestling. Now that tour is official and the first two shows have been announced. Ross will be doing two on Saturday, March 1 from the the Gramercy Theater in New York City. The show is called “RINGSIDE: An Evening...
Via Between The Ropes
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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