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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

Dixie Carter

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

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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...

JR’s BBQ sauce makes its way to Canada

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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...

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...

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

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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...

Jim Ross delivers two surprises at his shows in New Orleans

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross hosted two sessions of his show Ringside: An Evening with Jim Ross yesterday at the House of Blues in New Orleans, Louisiana, in front of jam packed crowds. The early session had a surprise guest in the form of Jim Cornette while the late night session had an even bigger surprise, Stone Cold Steve Austin. JR recounted...

Jim Ross taking his Ringside show to Toronto in May

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Jim Ross will be taking his Ringside show to Toronto, Canada, on Friday, May 9. Ross will be meeting fans and then talk about his career followed by a Q&A session at the Danforth Music Hall with tickets selling from $23.50 to $50. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.ca. The WWE Hall of Famer will host his next Ringside shows on Thursday...

Jim Ross takes his “Ringside” show to New York today

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will have his first “Ringside” shows in the United States tonight in New York at the Gramercy Theatre. Ross will hold two ‘Evening with JR’ shows back-to-back, one starting at 4PM and the other one at 8PM and will also be meeting fans who purchased VIP tickets. JR will hold two similar shows in New Orleans on...