Tag - Jim Ross

JBL and Jim Ross to appear at Foley’s comedy show next week

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Mick Foley’s comedy show at Full Sail University will have additional help as WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and color commentator John “Bradshaw” Layfield will be joining him for the stories. The show, titled Cheap Pops, will be held on April 24 and WWE cameras will be there to tape the special for the WWE Network. Jim Ross is also in...

Jim Ross to hold RINGSIDE show during SummerSlam weekend

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross announced today that he will be holding a RINGSIDE show on Saturday, August 22, at the Gramercy Theatre in New York. That weekend WWE will be having SummerSlam in the area and with lots of people in town for the show it was a great opportunity for JR to bring his one man show to the city. Tickets for the show go on sale...

Jim Ross sits ringside for live NXT event in San Jose

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Jim Ross and his wife were sitting ringside at the NXT live event yesterday at San Jose State University and when Triple H pointed him out during intermission fans chanted “JR” and even got a couple of “Holy shit” chants from the NXT faithful. This was the first time that JR attended a live WWE event since he was fired right after...

Josh Mathews takes cheap shot at Jim Ross on Twitter

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TNA Impact announcer Josh Mathews took a nasty shot at WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross on Twitter yesterday, a remark which he eventually apologized for, sort of. “Why anyone would say @ufc ‘won’ the night over @nfl is beyond me. Please, stop. It’s not a fair fight. If you are over 60, just go away,” Mathews wrote, referring a comment by...

CM Punk and Jim Ross appear on AXS TV’s Inside MMA

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Former WWE champion Phil “CM Punk” Brooks appeared on AXS TV’s Inside MMA television show along with his new MMA coach, Duke Roufus of Roufusport. During the interview, series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten asked Brooks about his prospective weight class, potential UFC matchups, and his training progress so far. When asked if there’s a...

Jim Ross returns to commentary tonight at Wrestle Kingdom 9

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be calling his first wrestling matches since January 2013 tonight as he teams up with Matt Striker to handle the English language broadcast of NJPW’s WrestleKingdom 9 pay-per-view in Tokyo, Japan. Produced by Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling, Wrestle Kingdom 9 will be airing on pay-per-view in the United...

Dixie Carter to join JR’s podcast on January 6

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross announced that TNA President Dixie Carter will be a guest on his podcast on January 6, 2015. Ross recently had his idea of having Mike Tenay join him for the Wrestle Kingdom 9 PPV turned down by TNA and just like in WWE where Vince McMahon has final say, in TNA Carter has the final say in all things related to the...

Jim Ross denies signing a deal for NJPW and GWF pay-per-view

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Addressing the several Internet rumors about returning to wrestling commentary, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross denied all of them, especially the one where he allegedly signed to do play-by-play for the January 4 event promoted by New Japan Pro Wrestling and Global Force Wrestling pay-per-view from Tokyo. “Let me make this perfectly clear. I have no...

Jim Ross to announce his first MMA show with Chael Sonnen

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be making his MMA announcing debut on October 3, for Battleground MMA. The former voice of the WWE will be joined by former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, who is currently serving a two year suspension from actively competing in mixed martial arts. Ross made it no secret in the past that he would love to call an MMA...

JR’s WWE commitments officially end today

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Today is the last day that WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross can legally say he works for WWE, and while JR has been doing his own thing since announcing his retirement back in September of last year, his deal with WWE officially comes to an end today. “It’s a day filled w/ mixed emotions. WWE tenure ends officially @ midnight. Great run. Best 21...

Jim Ross explains what led to his hospital stay

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In his latest blog post, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross described what happened over the end of last week where he ended up being in hospital for a few days and eventually released on Saturday night. Ross said that he was in Vegas for the Cauliflower Alley Club reunion and he doesn’t remember driving to the airport from his house or boarding the...

Jim Ross back home from short hospital stay

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Jim Ross is back at home after spending a couple of days in hospital. “Home sweet home…your well wishes greatly appreciated,” Ross tweeted last night. TMZ.COM reports that tests conducted on Ross determined that the symptoms were being caused by meds he had been taking for an unrelated medical issue. Ross was also informed that...

JR still in hospital but hopes to leave today

Jim Ross

Jim Ross is still in hospital although he said that he hopes to go back home today in a post on Twitter. “Bumper to bumper medicals. 2 MRI ‘s, blood drawn 4X, echocardiogram, neck artery scan….all today. Awakened every 2 hours since last nite,” Ross wrote yesterday. While the WWE Hall of Famer did not disclose what he’s being...

Jim Ross hospitalized after trip from Las Vegas

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross was admitted to a hospital after he came back from Las Vegas last night. “Got home from Vegas not feeling well. Now spending the night in the hospital for observation. Shouldn’t have said anything to my wife,” Ross tweeted from hospital. He did not elaborate what the problem was and he has not posted...

Lisa Marie Varon and Tommy Dreamer join JR for Chicago show

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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...