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
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
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
While talking about sports betting on his personal blog, Jim Ross mentioned that the top two favorites to win the Royal Rumble are the first and last entrants. The legendary WWE commentator also stated that he would put his money on Brock Lesnar to win the event this year so that the former UFC Heavyweight Champion can go headline Wrestlemania at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
December 31, 2015
While doing a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Kevin Sullivan revealed that everyone was against his idea of putting the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on Chris Benoit. Sid Vicious said he was against the idea and even told that to Benoit himself. Sullivan said that it was hard to put over someone like Benoit because management had other guys making more than a million dollars a year.
December 17, 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
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
While making a special guest appearance during the Jim Ross one man show, Samoa Joe revealed his plans for the future. He stated that his main goal is to work a match against Brock Lesnar at the next Wrestlemania for the heavyweight championship. He stated that he doesn't care if he has to go through the developmental program in NXT to achieve that goal. Joe is hoping that WWE opts to put him on the main roster immediately, though.
April 3, 2015
To capitalize on the Wrestlemania hype, Jim Ross did a one man show in northern California this week. He brought along a special guest, and the audience was pretty excited to see him. Samoa Joe made a special appearances on the show. The two of them had a discussion onstage, and there was a strong indication that the former world heavyweight champion would be joining the WWE developmental program in the very near future.
March 29, 2015