At the end of Hell in a Cell, the Wyatt Family came out and kidnapped the Undertaker after his match against Brock Lesnar. Jim Ross was critical of that finish. The legendary commentator felt that WWE missed an opportunity to elevate a younger performer by having him come out to try to save the heavily respected Undertaker. Ross also feels that JBL and Jerry Lawler should have made an attempt to help as well.
November 1, 2015
Since they want to get more original content, WWE has announced that they are giving a talk show to JBL on the Network. He will be speaking with the legends of the industry. For his first guest, the former world heavyweight champion has opted to go with someone that has been a bit controversial at times. Eric Bischoff will be the first guest, and he has publicly stated his excitement on being given that honor.
September 18, 2015
While talking about the abilities of Adrian Neville, JBL stated that Owen Hart was a high flying but not anything like this. Innocently, Booker T added to that by stating that Hart did not defy gravity, which is a term used frequently for Neville. That drew the ire of fans, who immediate took to social media to bash Booker, who ended up issuing an apology. WWE decided to take it a step further by removing the comments on the replay of Monday Night Raw.
April 28, 2015
In a rather stunning move, WWE has publicly acknowledged the heath condition of Daniel Bryan. Michael Cole and JBL mentioned on Monday Night Raw that the Intercontinental Champion might not be able to defend his title against Wade Barrett at Extreme Rules. Management is having him undergo medical testing this week because they still would love to have him on the card. A replacement match is being discussed in case Bryan cannot work.
April 21, 2015
If you watched Monday Night Raw, then you might have heard JBL taking a little jab at catering. The reason for that is because WWE decided to cut the budget and keep the menus simpler. Since they are used to better food, the performers are understandably not pleased with the move, as catering was seen as one of the biggest perks. Reports have surfaced that the front office decided to use the money on pyrotechnics instead.
April 21, 2015
Once the decision was made by WWE to keep Michael Cole off of Monday Night Raw, there was a bit of a debate on how to replace him. Some wanted just JBL and Booker T to man the booth, but neither guy is a play by play commentator. There was a little bit of support for Brad Maddox to take the role, as he was backstage, but the front office ultimately decided to give Byron Saxton another chance to prove himself.
April 6, 2015
During an interview this week, Jim Ross gave fans a little bit of a nugget. He revealed that there is a good amount of resentment towards him from the current group of broadcasters in WWE. Majority of that is not his fault, as guys like Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, JBL and Booker T have grown tired of hearing fans complaining about their work on social media and demanding that Ross be brought back into the company and give his old job back.
March 28, 2015