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Date and location announced for first Evening with Jim Ross tour

Jim Ross announced the first of his ‘Ringside! An Evening with Jim Ross’ tour for Saturday, March 1, at the Gramercy Theatre in New York, New York. Ross is planning to take his one-man-show across the United States and his

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Jim Ross talks retirement and MMA on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour show

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross appeared on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour show earlier today to talk about his retirement and mixed martial arts. Ross said that it was right time to leave, being a total professional and playing down

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Jim Ross addresses his retirement in short blog

Jim Ross addressed his retirement last night in a blog posted on his official website JRsBarBQ.com, calling September 11, 2013, as “quite a day” as it was his last day with the company. “Time flies when one is enjoying one’s

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The McMahons tweet their thanks to Jim Ross

The McMahons tweeted their thanks to Hall of Famer Jim Ross who spent his last day as WWE employee yesterday. “Thank you @JRsBBQ for 20 years of service with @WWE,” wrote Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon in a short tweet,

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JR’s “retirement” may be WWE’s public story for being fired

The unexpected announcement of the retirement of Jim Ross raised some red flags among many in the wrestling industry as JR had never hinted about his desire to leave and was quite happy representing the company in his current role.

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Jim Ross announces his retirement from WWE

WWE.COM today confirmed that WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has announced that he will be retiring from the company to focus more on his personal business. The news comes out of nowhere as Ross often claimed that he’s happy

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Jim Ross meeting with NFLPA officials for possible WWE/NFL deal

FOX Sports is carrying an article about a possible partnership between WWE and NFL which would see the cut NFL players trying out for WWE. Jim Ross, who was in charge of WWE’s talent for several years, is meeting with

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Billboard Music Awards stunt gone wrong gets the JR treatment

A stunt gone wrong at the Billboard Music Awards yesterday put wrestling into the spotlight as singer Miguel attempted to jump from one stage to another which resulted into a nasty looking finish. The 27 year old attempted to jump

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Jim Ross visits UFC headquarters in Las Vegas

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross visited the UFC offices in Las Vegas, Nevada, yesterday, while he was in town for the annual Cauliflower Alley Club meet-up. The visit was announced by Dave Sholler, the UFC Director of Communications, on

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Cole, Ross, and Lawler to work tomorrow’s RAW

Monday Night RAW will have a three-man commentary team tomorrow as Michael Cole and Jim Ross will welcome back Jerry “The King” Lawler to the announce table. Lawler suffered a heart attack in Montreal during the September 10 edition of

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WWE honors Jim Ross in his hometown

The Jim Ross Appreciation Night continued after RAW went off the air yesterday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “Jim Ross is an American icon and my friend,” said Vince McMahon as he stood in the middle of the ring praising the

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Jim Ross Appreciation Night on RAW in Oklahoma

Tonight’s Monday Night RAW in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is being billed local as the Jim Ross Appreciation Night, with most likely all of the stuff happening after the show goes off the air. Every time RAW rolls into Oklahoma, Jim

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Jim Ross on RAW tonight for commentary with Michael Cole

As expected, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be tagging with Michael Cole again tonight for Monday Night RAW in the absence of Jerry Lawler. Last week former WWE champ John “Bradshaw” Layfield returned to do commentary however this

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Jim Ross rumored to tag team with Cole on RAW till Lawler gets back

John “Bradshaw” Layfield did commentary for RAW yesterday night however he won’t be sitting at the broadcast table next week as he’s off to Africa to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for the charity organization he supports in Bermuda. WWE Hall of

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JR addresses play-by-play situation for tonight’s Night of Champions

On his Twitter, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross addressed the many questions he received about Jerry “The King” Lawler being at the Night of Champions pay-per-view tonight to do ringside commentary. “For Last time, King will NOT be @

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Jim Ross talks about Jerry Lawler in his latest blog

Jim Ross wrote a long and heart-warming blog about his good friend and former broadcast partner Jerry Lawler on his JRsBBQ.com website, detailing the moments he realized that King was in trouble and mentioning that both of his parents died

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