There are those within the internet wrestling community that believe that Daniel Bryan can save the ratings for Monday Night Raw from going down even further than it already has. Jim Ross took to his online blog to educate these particular fans. He essentially told them to lower their hopes by not putting too much burden on Bryan. He is not going to be able to save the ratings by himself. It has to be a collective effort by WWE.
October 3, 2015
On October 12, 2015, New Japan is doing their annual King of Pro Wrestling pay per view, and they have enlisted the aid of Matt Striker to do English commentary. Management has been putting more effort into reaching a potentially huge fan base in the United States. They tried that recently with their partnership with Jeff Jarrett and Jim Ross. The belief is that the heavily underrated Striker was chosen over Ross because his rate is not nearly as high.
October 2, 2015
Though it is now a billion dollar company, WWE was once so bad that it came close to being bankrupt. Jim Ross revealed during an interview that things were so bad with the company that several executives walked away because they did not want to be a part of a sinking ship. Ross noted that his good friend, JJ Dillon, had no choice but to resign because he could not feed his family on the pay cut that the company wanted him to take.
September 23, 2015
While doing a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Demolition revealed some interesting tidbits. Ax stated that Crush was added because he had developed a toxic level of iodine in his system. A very bad allergic reaction to shrimp cause management to make the addition. Smash stated that their matches against the Road Warriors were awful. When promises were kept by management, they decided to leave WWE.
September 17, 2015
Since she was the daughter of the legendary Ric Flair, Charlotte was already beloved by fans when she decided to join professional wrestling. When she showed that she was more than capable in the ring, fans loved her even more. The second generation star also received some love from Jim Ross this week. The legendary commentator compared her to Kurt Angle, who was one of the fastest learners that the business has ever seen.
September 16, 2015
During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone revealed that the reason why he quit drinking and partying with Ric Flair is because Flair eventually shows his genitals at some point in the night. Schiavone also noted that Flair would be sneaky at times and throw away his drink while no one was looking. That enabled Flair to have a reputation as a party animal without being completely drunk.
August 28, 2015
A post on Twitter where Jim Ross reveals who his favorite stable of all time is. The legendary commentator has seen many a great factions during his time in the business, so the fact that he is so adamant about which is the best, that gives credo to this group when it comes to the argument about who really is the great group of all time.
July 10, 2015
Earlier in the week, Jim Ross revealed that he had to do quite a bit of convincing in order to get Vince McMahon to sign Gail Kim to a contract. Her ethnicity was a big issue for the CEO. When asked about the comments, Gail revealed that she was not surprised by it whatsoever because that was just how McMahon is as a person backstage.
July 9, 2015
During a joint interview, Jim Ross and Shawn Michaels took the time to heap a good amount of praise towards Shelton Benjamin. In addition to saying that he was the best victim of the Sweet Chin Music ever, Michaels stated that it frustrated him that WWE never gave Benjamin the push that he deserved.
July 1, 2015
For the longest time, rumors have persisted that Brock Lesnar did not want to be the one to beat the Undertaker and his legendary winning streak at Wrestlemania. Jim Ross confirmed that during a recent interview. The legendary commentator stated that the former world heavyweight champion asked management to change their mind about the decision, but the front office insisted on it happening.
June 24, 2015