Before the internet became a household thing, professional wrestling fans had to rely on a series of magazines written by Bill Apter. Word has come out that his source within the industry was actually Jim Ross. When asked about this, the legendary WWE commentator stated that he did provide some insider information to Apter. However, he trusted that Apter was respectful enough to the business to know what to publish.
October 20, 2015
For astute fans of professional wrestling, Bobby Roode has been one of unsung heroes of the industry over the past decade. He is the complete package as a performer. Jim Ross recently chimed in and stated that he hopes that WWE will be wise enough to scoop up the former world heavyweight champion. The legendary commentator compared Roode to a modern day version of Arn Anderson.
October 11, 2015
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
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
Since he has worked in the industry and remains a big fan, Jim Ross likes to discuss things that are currently taking place on television. He is not a big fan of the train segment that TNA did on Impact Wrestling this week. Ross stated that he is a big fan of both Mickie James and James Storm, but he feels that the creative department is giving them really bad material to work with. He also mentioned that he likes where Storm is taking his character.
June 4, 2015
A rather interesting discussion took place between Tammy Sytch and a person that she thought was Jim Ross on social media yesterday. The two of them discussed the rumors about Sytch doing porn. Some of the comments made towards her were rather raunchy, including a sexually suggestive idea that involves barbecue sauce. The real Ross took to his blog earlier today to inform fans that it was a fake account and not words coming from him.
May 25, 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