While doing a podcast interview with Jim Ross this week, Jim Duggan touched on the topic of the internet wrestling community turning on Roman Reigns. Duggan stated that WWE was definitely forcing the audience to embrace a performer that is not yet popular enough for the role. Hacksaw feels that World Wrestling Entertainment should take their time so that the audience can slowly warm up to Reigns. Duggan feels that Reigns has potential, though.
March 17, 2016
When asked recently for his opinions on how WWE utilizes Roman Reigns, Jim Ross stated that he felt that management has miscast another performer. The legendary commentator stated that he does not know how World Wrestling Entertainment feels about Reigns being booed by fans because he is no longer with the company. Ross feels that the fans would not have turned on Reigns if he wasn't being pushed too hard. Fans resented him for that.
March 13, 2016
According to Sean Waltman, who made an appearance on the Jim Ross podcast interview show this week, Triple H had to fight tooth and nails with Vince McMahon so that his character could take a beating from Roman Reigns on the Monday Night Raw after the former Shield member captured the WWE Heavyweight Championship. McMahon apparently didn't want that to happen, but HHH knew that it would turn the audience around.
February 12, 2016
In a rather interesting revelation, James Storm revealed to Jim Ross during their podcast interview that he purposely avoided getting too many tattoos for all these years because he was afraid that it would hurt his chances with WWE. The ink that he does have is on his legs and can be hidden rather easily. Storm mentioned to Ross that he would be quite content if a World Wrestling Entertainment run never happens for him.
February 9, 2016
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
While doing a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Lex Luger confessed that he regrets the way that he left WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he should have at least told Vince McMahon about his departure, as the two of them were close enough tow here Luger went to McMahon's house to hang out. Lex stated that if he could do that part of his life over, he would have done it differently.
January 22, 2016
Rumors sprung up recently that Jim Ross was going to be the new commentator for the weekly New Japan show that is aired on AXS TV, which would make sense because the legendary WWE broadcaster has much respect for the overseas promotion. Unfortunately, though, Ross took to social media to deny those reports, stating that the source has jumped the gun because no official deal has been made between the two sides.
January 15, 2016
While chatting with Jim Ross on the Ross Report, Steve Austin confirmed that he was indeed going to be at Wrestlemania 32. The former world heavyweight champion also revealed that WWE has already started writing a segment for him, but he obviously cannot reveal anything at this point in time. Austin previously stated that he was not booked to be at the pay per view whatsoever.
January 13, 2016
During the latest episode of his weekly Ross Report podcast interview show, Jim Ross reiterated that Brock Lesnar was really hesitant about breaking the Wrestlemania winning streak that the Undertaker owned. Ross stated that WWE officials had a much harder time trying to convince Lesnar to break the streak than it was convincing the Phenom to have the streak broken. Jim stated that Brock had too much respect to take the victory at first.
January 13, 2016