JR Blog: HBK/HHH, Mark Henry’s Push, Cruiserweights

Nick Paglino

Triple HJim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights:

"(Shawn Michaels) hit me about going on a hog hunt with him in the future on his new Outdoor Life Network show. What’s better than fresh, smoked hog with JR’s BBQ Sauce. HHH went on an alligator hunt with HBK this week for an episode of Shawn’s Outdoor Life Network show with an air date TBA. ‘The Game and The Gator’ should be the title of that broadcast. I’ll stick to watching ‘Swamp People’ and leave the Gator hunting to others."

"Mark Henry’s newest persona seems to be working better than any persona the big Texan has had in WWE since he was signed around 1996. I hope that the World’s Strongest Man can continue to be loud, obnoxious and nasty….sort like the drunk, young, male Longhorn fans at the annual OU-Texas football game…and see where that game plan takes him. (OU has their share of these loud, obnoxious drunks, too, BTW.) At least Mark Henry is being noticed for more than simply being able to lift heavy objects. Good for him."

"Any one who thinks that simply adding ‘cruiserweights’ to a TV show ala Sin Cara vs. Evan Borne is a magic formula is mistaken. Bourne and Cara had a nice, Raw match last week but would one want to see regularly if there wasn’t a personal issue involved.? Watching two, talented athletes fly is fine but it won’t pay the grocery tab week after week if it’s simply two men with no back-story. At the same time, any one who says that cruiserweights can’t help a brand earn a better TV rating or sell more tickets simply because they aren’t heavyweights is misguided."

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