Tag - Jim Ross

Official cause of death of Jim Ross’ wife Jan published

TMZ is reporting that the cause of death of Jan Ross, the wife of Jim Ross, has been listed as traumatic brain injury. The Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner tells TMZ Sports that, while the cause of death has been determined, a toxicology report is still pending. Amy Elliott, the Chief Administrative Officer, also tells TMZ that the...

Jim Ross unveils artwork of upcoming biography book

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross unveiled the cover of his upcoming biography book Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling in a post on Twitter. The book will be published by Skyhorse Publishing and will be released in October of this year. It’s co-written by Paul O’Brien, an award-winning filmmaker and bestselling author from Wexford, Ireland. WWE...

JR hosting Ringside show on the afternoon of Payback in Chicago

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be doing one of his Ringside shows in Chicago on the afternoon of Payback next month. The show will be held at Zanies location on 5437 Park Pl in Rosemont and will start at 2PM, giving fans ample time to then go to the Allstate Arena to watch the WWE pay-per-view. Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning at 10AM and will...

Jim Ross signs new two-year deal with WWE

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross revealed to FOX Sports that he has signed a new two-year deal with WWE, a deal that was signed on Friday. Ross said that discussions began months ago and his deal includes a specific number of dates that he has to work. “I got my jersey back. I got brought back to my home team, and my opportunities back in WWE, I’m...

Jim Ross to return at WrestleMania to call one match

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is expected to be part of the WrestleMania broadcast on Sunday, calling one of the matches on the card. It is still not clear which match he will be calling, with conflicting reports suggesting either the Brock Lesnar vs Goldberg match or the Undertaker vs Roman Reigns match. PWInsider.com also adds that Ross has signed...

Jim Ross gets standing ovation at WrestleCon Kickoff party

Jim Ross received a long standing ovation last night at the WrestleCon kickoff party, where he hosted a Q&A panel with Sting and Ric Flair. Ross’ wife Jan passed away two weeks ago but JR later confirmed on social media that he would be honoring all his commitments during this weekend, because that’s what his wife would have wanted. Ross...

Jim Ross’ wife Jan passes away

Jim Ross’ wife Jan passed away last night from the injuries she suffered stemming from an accident three days ago in Norman, Oklahoma. Jan, 55, was riding her Vespa and was hit from behind by a car driven by a 17-year-old male. Unfortunately she was not wearing her helmet and the impact resulted in a catastrophic brain injury and multiple...

Jim Ross’ wife Jan suffers catastrophic brain injury

In a blog update on his website, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross said that his wife Jan suffered a catastrophic brain injury and is still alive only thanks to the life support equipment as she fights to recover. “I will fully admit that there has been no experience in my life that could have prepared me for this life changing week. To see one’s...

Jim Ross’ autobiography book gets a release date

The release date for Jim Ross’ upcoming autobiography was announced and Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling will hit bookstores nationwide on October 2. Co-written with Paul O’Brien, this tell-all book, named after his famous catch phrase, will cover Ross’ life and career, with a climax at WrestleMania 15. After a second bout of...

Tickets for Jim Ross’ RINGSIDE show in Toronto now on sale

JR will be hosting his usual RINGSIDE with Jim Ross show on Sunday, November 20 during the Survivor Series weekend in Toronto, Canada. The show will start at 2:30PM and will finish before the start time of the Survivor Series, giving fans who will be doing both shows enough time to move from one place to another. JR’s show will be at The Second...