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
No RAW appearance for JR
“The cops looking at me like ‘is this son of a bitch for real?'”
Conrad Thompson Talks ‘Grilling JR’ Live & Tony Schiavone’s ‘Bob Sagetness’ And Making Unique Content
“This is the first time you can really hear Jim sort of ‘out from under the WWE umbrella’ and I’m really excited about that.”
A big get for AEW.
“For all its larger-than life characters, Ross’s story is endearingly human in scale, turning a gruff but gentle eye to themes of professional ennui, ageism, disability and grief.”
Ross also explains why he’d get rid of chair shots to the head for good
“Taking our podcast to a live show format is really the first time I’ll have the opportunity to fully open up and give 100-percent honest views of the wrestling business.”
Jim isn’t holding back.
How WWE can get the ‘attitude’ back in 2019
Tons of stories!
“Working with J.R. has been a profoundly educational experience.”
Jim Ross was just as surprised as we were.
Terry Funk: ‘Dusty Had No Fear Against Vince Because He Was So Very Sharp’; Talks AEW, Jim Ross & WWE
“Dusty would love everything about what his boys are doing. And they needed him to get here.”
Jim Ross stompin’ mudholes.
Steve Austin Happy To Hear That Jim Ross Is ‘Back At Work,’ Black & Vega Battle It Out In Mortal Kombat
Friendship is the bottom line.
It’s time for The Elite to show what they got
This was an interesting Q&A.
Jim Ross Believes Key Decision Makers In WWE Lack Product Knowledge, High Expectations For AEW Double Or Nothing
“Good Ole’ JR” telling it how it is.
“Building a brand and all these things, it’s just how I’m wired,” Ross said. “And for me to sit at home, you know, is not constructed for me.”
“The coolest thing to me, is how well his character has held up over the years…”
He’s not a fan of WWE continuing to add belts.
Cody Rhodes & Jim Ross On AEW Being ‘The Sports-Centric Alternative’, Statistics Being A Great Peripheral Element
“One thing we really strongly want to present is wins and losses mattering again in pro wrestling.”