Tag - Jim 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...

Jim Ross agrees that WWE should not punish Brock Lesnar

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross wrote in his latest blog that he sees no problem with Brock Lesnar not being punished by WWE for failing the UFC drug tests. “I am not condoning PED use in any way but I do agree that WWE cannot require part time performers in a show business presentation, not a legit sport, to adhere to the same rules and regulations...

Bret Hart issues clarification on cancer comments by Jim Ross

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

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

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...