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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

Report: Bill Watts Pulls Out Of HOF + Wyatt’s Debut?

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer – Bray Wyatt tweeted the following before RAW tonight: “Time to remove the veil….. Forget everything you thought was real. Next week it begins. #FollowTheBuzzards” That seems to indicate that they’ll be debuting next week on RAW. We shall see. – Bill Watts will not be attending the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall...
Via WZR Online
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Finally! WWE Closes Deal to Purchase Bill Watts’ Mid-South Wrestling Library

After recent reports suggested the deal might not go through because of problems with the contract WWE kept passing to the Watts family, The Miami Herald reports that WWE and the Watts family has agreed on a deal for WWE to purchase around 1,200 hours of Mid-South Wrestling footage. We’ve reported that plans will be to use the footage on the WWE Network and in DVD releases for...
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

WWE’s Acquisition of Bill Watts’ UWF Library Hits a Snag

WWE still has not bought the UWF tape library from the family of Bill Watts. Word is that every time WWE passed them a new contract, there was something in there that the Watts family didn’t like so they backed off. There’s a feeling that the deal may not happen at all now. FOLLOW US on TWITTER at and LIKE US on FACEBOOK using key word "WrestleChat".
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Ross’ Appreciation Highlights: Triple H, Vince, Bill Watts, Lawler, and More

Embedded in the videos below are several clips from Jim Ross’ Raw Appreciation night on October 1st, 2012. Jim Ross Appreciation Night – Part 1 Jim Ross Appreciation Night – Part 2 Jim Ross Appreciation Night – Part 3 Jim Ross Appreciation Night – Part 4 Cowboy Bill Watts and Danny Hodge talk about Jim Ross Appreciation Night Jim Ross reflects on his special night...
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: WWE’s Purchase of Bill Watts “Mid-South Wrestling” Video Library Hits a Snag

We noted back in June that after several attempts, WWE had finally purchased the Watts video library that consists of Mid-South Wrestling, Mid-South’s Power Pro Wrestling TV and the original Universal Wrestling Federation. The library is owned by Bill Watts’ ex-wife Ene as part of a divorce settlement and is the largest known wrestling video collection not owned by WWE. It was...
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

WWE Purchases Mid-South Wrestling Video Collection, Plans for Future DVD’s

- WWE has acquired the Watts video library which consists of Mid-South Wrestling, Mid-South’s Power Pro Wrestling TV and the original Universal Wrestling Federation. The library was owned by Bill Watts’ ex-wife Ene as part of a divorce settlement and was the largest known video collection not owned by WWE.WWE has held numerous meetings and made several attempts to purchase the...
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

WWE Purchases the “Mid-South Wrestling” Video Library From “Cowboy” Bill Watts

WWE has finally purchased the old Mid South Wrestling tape collection from the family of Ene Watts, who acquired the collection as part of her divorce settlement from “Cowboy” Bill Watts, WWE had been negioatating for the video library for quite some time. FOLLOW US on FACEBOOK using key word "WrestleChat" and on TWITTER at Twitter...
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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