When asked for his opinion on Tammy Sytch signing a contract with Vivid Entertainment and filming a sex tape, Jim Ross defended the former WWE diva by stating that she is a grown woman who can make her own decisions in life. Ross also stated that Sytch was not committing a crime by filming an adult movie. Jim is not as critical of Tammy because it does not affect what happens to his life.
January 24, 2016
Through FOX Sports, Jim Ross revealed a rather interesting story about Ole Anderson. Back when Undertaker was wrestling in WCW, his contract was coming to an end. Ross felt that the deal should have been renewed and tried to convince Anderson to make it happen. However, Anderson told Ross that he felt that Undertaker would never be a draw and doubted his future in the business.
November 20, 2015
After WCW folded, Buff Bagwell was one of the guys whose contract was picked up by WWE. His stint there did not go well. Things apparently went downhill whenever Bagwell was involved in a backstage altercation with Shane Helms. Bagwell required 20 stitches from the fight and was sent home. When he called Jim Ross back, Bagwell felt that he received the cold shoulders, so he blames Ross for his failure in the company.
November 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
Rumors spread on Thursday that Samoa Joe met with WWE officials to negotiate a developmental contract. It is now looking more and more likely that it did happen, as Jim Ross himself has confirmed that he saw Joe earlier in the day. Ross is in Orlando, where the performance center happens to be, to tape a show with Mick Foley for the Network. The belief is that Joe will sign a deal and start with NXT around June of 2015.
April 24, 2015
During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Shawn Michaels confirmed something that fans have been speculating for years. He revealed that he was so miserable working in WWE that he asked Vince McMahon to release him from his contract so that he could head down to WCW. Michaels really wanted to be with Kevin Nash and Scott Hall at the time. McMahon, however, refused to let him go because he could not afford to lose another big star.
April 19, 2015
A lot of names have been speculated as being potential members of GFW when they start doing television shows. Jim Ross has had his name attached for quite some time now because he's the hottest free agent commentator in the business. The speculations about him being in negotiations with Jeff Jarrett have finally been confirmed by Ross himself. In his latest blog, he reveals that he has been talking to Jarrett about signing a contract.
March 13, 2015
Since Lucha Underground has not been doing the numbers that they were hoping for, it is being said that they desperately want to add more known names in order to make their product a bit more appealing to the masses. That has led to speculations that Jim Ross would have more leverage in negotiations. However, as of right now, the promotion has yet to reach out to the legendary commentator about signing a contract with them.
February 7, 2015
For those of you that are wondering, Jim Ross is still not on great terms with WWE. In addition to him helping out Jeff Jarrett at the first GFW pay per view, management is also still blocking their former commentator from having contracted performers doing his podcast interviews. A fan recently asked Ross if he had any plans on interviewing Kane, and the hall of fame announcer revealed that he was still not allowed to talk to their performers.
February 2, 2015
Rumors surfaced not too long ago that officials from Lucha Underground have been talking to Jim Ross about a potential contract with the company. Those speculations were fueled even further when Konnan made a public statement about it as well. Ross, however, has publicly denied those rumors. The longtime WWE commentator stated that while he is willing to listen to offers, he has yet to have any communication with this particular promotion.
January 23, 2015