Tag - Jim Ross

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 delivers two surprises at his shows in New Orleans

Jim Ross

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

Jim Ross

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

Jim Ross

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...

Jim Ross to start online audio show on February 19

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be kicking off his new venture on February 19, an online audio show in association with Podcast One. Titled Ross Report, a name which is familiar with fans following his Ross Report columns on WWE.COM, JR joins Stone Cold Steve Austin and Chris Jericho on the rising Podcast One platform. Ross’ first guest will be...

Grantland.com publishes fantastic interview with Jim Ross

Jim Ross

Grantland.com has a fantastic interview with WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross which covers several topics including football, announcing, sauce, and of course wrestling. Ross discussed his hiring – and firing – from WWE, including the latest one after SummerSlam for failing to keep the WWE 2K14 panel in check, the night he got bloodied up by...

Jim Ross close to Fox Sports deal

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is close to signing a deal with Fox Sports according to his latest blog and while he already wrote an article for FoxSports.com, the deal is not signed yet. “I have not yet signed with Fox but we are obviously close and are hopeful that we can finalize the contract next week,” Ross wrote. “Fox provides an amazing...

Jim Ross addresses his retirement in short blog

Jim Ross

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 dream job. Heck, it only took me 19 years to make it to the NFL of sports entertainment. Overnight...

The McMahons tweet their thanks to Jim Ross

Vince Mcmahon

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, clearly nowhere near the 140 limit character. “Thank you for everything @JRsBBQ I’ve learned so much from...

Jim Ross announces his retirement from WWE

Jim Ross

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 to be doing part-time stuff for WWE and doesn’t have to travel as often except to do commentary and work for NXT as...