JR prefers the more traditional ten pounds of gold
Aka: Good Ol’ JR
WWE Hall of Famer and former pro wrestling commentator.
Pro Wrestling Debut: 1974
Born In: Fort Bragg, California. Resides In Norman, Oklahoma
Status: NJPW, World Wrestling Entertainment
Jim Ross’ Advice To Talent Released By WWE: ‘Hit The Reset Button, Improve Your Brand, Come Back Better Than Ever’
“Being let go by WWE would not be the end of the world (trust me, I’ve been there)…”
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“I thought he and Tony Schiavone were really entertaining.”
Jim Ross says knew Steve Austin’s heel turn wouldn’t work.
Welcome back JR!
Ross isn’t mad about not traveling!
“6’6″, 6’7″ he’s got a leverage advantage over everybody…”
JR says it’s all about the steak, and AEW offers it.
Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone Talk JR Negotiating Their WCW Contracts, TNT & Talent Creating Their Own Content
“Well that sounds logical, but sometimes the decision makers in wrestling aren’t logical.”
“My son is trans and it saddens me to see so many hateful people on the attack.”
Jim Ross Isn’t Concerned About Ratings, Praises Chris Jericho’s Leadership Skills & Darby Allin’s Potential
JR also says he’s not a fan of 50/50 booking
“I’m a big believer in that fans want emotion they want something that’s real.”
“Not only are both JR and Tony icons in wrestling, but lucky for us, they are two of the most entertaining story tellers in the business as well…”
“Tony Khan has done an amazing job of assembling a team.”
CM Punk would not approve
“Oh yeah. He did things like that all the time.”
Jim Ross was very proud of Kenny and Jon
“You can’t get enough CM Punks on your roster.”
“But, again, if I just sit there and say, ‘Oh, Kenny Omega, what a talent, I’d love to wrestle him some day,’ ‘wah wah’. That doesn’t make a headline, man, that’s boring! That’s boring, then JR’s got nothing to talk about so it’s just, God, just let us hate each other.”
Jim Ross Takes Issue With Seth Rollins’ ‘Minor League’ Dig, Says ‘Maybe Someday He’ll Be As Over As His Girlfriend’
”I think it’s a bad thing when you’re knocking a company that’s working our ass off to be good.”
Ross has taken a lot of criticism as of late.