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Lisa Marie Varon and Tommy Dreamer join JR for Chicago show

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross held an afternoon show yesterday at the House of Blues in Chicago as part of his “Ringside: An Evening with Jim Ross” tour. Just like in every city he tours, JR had some tricks in his bag which ended up being special appearances by Tommy Dreamer and Lisa Marie Varon, better known to wrestling fans as Victoria or...

JR’s BBQ sauce makes its way to Canada

Jim Ross

The Belly Buster Submarines announced yesterday a deal with Jim Ross to bring the JR’s BBQ Sauce in Canada. The Toronto-based sandwich franchise is now offering the full line up of JR’s BBQ Sauce flavors, including JR’s Original and new JR’s Hot BBQ Sauce. “We have always loved wrestling and are excited to combine the food industry and...

Friends worried as Scott Hall “slips up” again

Scott Hall

Close friends of WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall are worried that Hall will once again fall off the bandwagon after he missed an appearance for Big Time Wrestling in California. On his Twitter, Hall said that “medical problems” prevented him from appearing at the show last week but according to the promoter, Hall sent him a message telling him he...

Goldberg ready to go to WWE if money is right

Goldberg

Show Goldberg the money, and he’ll show up in a WWE ring. That’s basically what the former World Heavyweight champion told Jim Ross during his appearance on The Ross Report when asked if he would wrestle one more match for the company he spoke against so much over the past several years. Goldberg said that it’s been a while since he talked...

Foley to make announcement about his future tomorrow

Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley wrote on Facebook that he will have a very important announcement regarding his future tomorrow afternoon. “After giving the matter much thought, I have come to an important decision regarding my future. I know that not everyone will agree with, or support the decision, but I do hope the decision will be...

Arsenal fans encouraged to do the Yes! chant today in Wembley

Daniel Bryan

At today’s FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Arsenal fans are being encouraged to point their fingers to the sky and chant “yes yes yes” with instructions handed out in leaflets outside the stadium. According to the Metro newspaper who posted the screen shot of the leaflet, the instructions have a photo of Wembley with the...

Bret Hart gets “Simpsonized” with new action figure

Bret Hart

W-O reader John Parkin sent in word that WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart is getting his own Simpsons-style action figure next month. Announced by NECA – The National Entertainment Collectibles Association – two days ago, Bret Hart is joining Penn & Teller, Stephen King, Leonard Nimroy, and R.E.M., as the latest...

Trish Stratus shows up at JR’s Ringside show in Toronto

Trish Stratus

Just like his Steve Austin and Jim Cornette surprises at his Ringside shows in New Orleans, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross pulled another surprise from his bag of tricks at his Ringside show in Toronto yesterday. Toronto’s own and fellow WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus joined Ross for a segment of his speaking event much to the enjoyment of the...

WWE-themed episode of Chasing Maria Menounos tonight

SummerSlam

Maria Menounos, the actress and TV presenter and star of her TV show Chasing Maria Menounos on Oxygen, will air a WWE-themed episode tonight. Menounos is a huge WWE fan and has participated several times in WWE, including wrestling at WrestleMania 28. She appeared at Tribute to the Troops and guest hosted RAW in the past and last year inducted Bob...

Former WCW announcer Lee Marshall passes away

WCW

KFBK News Radio reported yesterday that former WCW announcer Lee Marshall has passed away with no cause of death announced. Marshall was the co-host of WCW Thunder and also had interview duties on the WCW Saturday Night program as well. He often appeared on Nitro doing his Road Reports although he was never a big part of WCW’s flagship...

Jim Ross taking his show to Chicago the day before Payback PPV

Jim Ross

Jim Ross will be doing another one of his shows ‘Ringside: An Evening with Jim Ross’ in Chicago on Saturday, May 31, at 2PM at the House of Blues. It’s good to note that May 31 is the day before the WWE pay-per-view Payback so JR might have a surprise or two appear on his show like he had at the New Orleans show before WrestleMania. Tickets...

Jake Roberts expected to be cancer free after one more surgery

Jake Roberts

Jake “The Snake” Roberts announced on his Twitter that he requires one more surgery on his leg to be sure he’s cancer free. The WWE Hall of Famer was diagnosed with skin cancer after a tumor was located behind his knee back at the end of February and underwent emergency surgery to remove it. Doctors are now confident that “The Snake”...

The Iron Sheik documentary debuts next week in Toronto

The Iron Sheik

The documentary of The Iron Sheik, titled The Sheik, will be making its debut next week on Saturday, April 26, at the Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. This doc will showcase the entertaining life story of Khosrow Vaziri, the man behind The Iron Sheik gimmick, from being bodyguard to the Shah of Iran to becoming WWE champion...