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Bret Hart issues clarification on cancer comments by Jim Ross

Bret Hart

Bret Hart issued a statement on his Facebook page regarding his prostate cancer and the comments that Jim Ross made during The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio earlier this week. “I just want to clarify that, while the surgery went well and my doctors and I are optimistic, it is still way too early to declare that it’s now a non-issue. I will be...

Jim Ross says Bret Hart has beat cancer

Bret Hart

During a radio appearance on The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross revealed that fellow Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart has beat cancer after the surgery was a total success. Hart went public last month with the news that he is suffering from prostate cancer and underwent surgery on February 10. “They removed the...

AXS TV gives sneak peek of Jim Ross doing commentary for NJPW

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AXS TV, the home of New Japan Pro Wrestling in the United States, has uploaded a sneak peek of WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross calling the action with Josh Barnett. Ross will make his NJPW AXS TV debut on March 4 which will feature WWE NXT’s Shinsuke Nakamura vs Hirooki Goto. This is Ross’ first full-time commentary gig since leaving WWE and his...

An angry Jim Ross comments on Twitter hack

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross used his Facebook to address the hack of his Twitter social media account this morning as his Twitter is still disabled and leads to a page not found error. “Some one hacked my Twitter account this morning. I’m NOT dead but I am pissed! Not a good rib,” Ross wrote. “Costing me big money to repair my PC, ect...

Jim Ross’ Twitter account hacked, announces his “death”

Jim Ross

Jim Ross’ Twitter was hacked earlier today and a tweet pointed to a JR “family statement” which announced his “death.” The statement linked to a Blogspot.co.uk entry where it said, “We are shocked and saddened to bring you the news that Jim Ross has sadly passed away. Long time friend @WhiteLeedsSite was with him at the time of his...

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

Jim Ross

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...