Jim Ross Tag

- According to reports, the back and forth talk between CM Punk and Jerry Lawler on commentary during the Big Show vs. John Cena main event on Raw had a lot of people talking backstage. – WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross says he enjoyed CM Punk’s segment with Jerry Lawler on last night’s RAW. Ross wrote: “@CMPunk is brutally blunt, whether one agrees w/ him or not. Best in World’s verbal jousting w/ @JerryLawler is good stuff. #SauceIt” – WWE announcer Matt Striker says he does not endorse anyoneRead More
- Mick Foley announced via Twitter Monday evening that he will hold Mick Foley’s Post-SummerSlam Jame, an improv comedy show, at the Hollywood Improv following SummerSlam in Los Angeles, California. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. via Hollywood.Improv.com. Additional details on the event are available here. Following Raw, Foley stated during a Twitter Q&A session that Bruiser Brody and Hulk Hogan head the list of wrestlers he would have liked to have faced in his career. – Cody Rhodes defeated Zack Ryder in dark match prior to RawRead More
- Randy Orton made his return to WWE on this week’s edition of Raw following his 60-day suspension on May 30, 2012 for his second documented violation of the WWE Wellness Policy. Orton received a huge pop from the fans and squashed Health Slater with the RKO. Slater called out a current superstar to an “open challenge,” which set up Orton’s surprise return. – During this week’s episode of Raw, it was announced that World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus would defend his title against Alberto Del Rio at SummerSlam. – WWERead More
- WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog, here are the highlights: WWE NXT: NXT is an exciting new brand for WWE. The evolution of NXT is just getting started but the future is bright from my perspective. The TV shows are improving each taping session and will continue to do so if we all do our respective jobs. Working on WWE NXT: My work in talent development is enjoyable albeit challenging and it allows me to contribute to the future growth of WWE whichRead More
Mick Foley stated this week during an interview with Arda Ocal that he would want either Terry Funk or Jim Ross to induct him into the WWE Hall of Fame, but couldn’t decide who. “It would hurt me to not have one of them there, because Terry, he was a mentor and wrestler. And J.R. put his reputation, possibly his job on the line to bring me in because Vince was not sold believe it or not on Mick Foley, he was not a Mick Foley fan when I cameRead More
WWE taped another three episodes of WWE NXT Thursday night from the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Thanks to Wrestling News World Orlando correspondent Scott Brooks who was on hand for the taping and sent in the following results: Dark Match * Bo Dallas defeated Dean Ambrose via roll-up Episode 1 * They played a video of Dusty Rhodes welcoming everyone to history. Tonight, we will crown a NXT champion. He says it is an exciting night tonight and that this will be a night ofRead More
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- Former WWE Diva Ryan Shamrock (Alicia Webb) was indeed backstage at Monday’s RAW 1000 episode but did not appear. Jim Ross wrote on Twitter that she was doing some charity work in St. Louis earlier in the day. – Jim Ross wrote the following on Twitter about his RAW 1000 experience: “I really enjoyed my time in St Louis..#RAW1000 was a heck of a production. Pleased I got to visit the announce desk. Thx WWE & Twitterverse.” – WWE’s Stephanie McMahon, Sheamus, The Miz and Eve Torres joined AmericanRead More

Posted On July 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Calls Match On RAW 1000, Charlie Sheen Appears, Cameos

- Jim Ross made his return to WWE on RAW 1000 and joined Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler on commentary for the 6-man tag team match which featured World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara beating Chris Jericho, Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio. – Charlie Sheen made an appearance on the 1000th Raw via Skype from Los Angeles. Sheen was originally scheduled to be the “social media ambassador” for the show, Sheen will check-in throughout the night via Skype after deleting his Twitter account. Sheen claimed toRead More
- Former WWE Superstar Goldust confirmed on Twitter that he will not be on hand for tonight’s landmark edition of Raw. He did, however, wish WWE good luck. – Jim Ross tweeted Monday afternoon: “Backstage feels like being @ an all star game. I’m loving this day. #Raw1000 @ 8/7 central!” – Chris Jericho released a Tout video from the site of tonight’s landmark edition of Raw noting that grappling greats will be on hand for the festivities. “You won’t believe the special guests that are here tonight,” Jericho said.Read More
ESPN features an interview with Jim Ross, who discusses tonight’s 1,000th episode of RAW. It was revealed last week that Ross would be at the show, however he says that he would have been there regardless. “I was planning on going no matter what, but to be invited and be part of the show is something special,” Ross told ESPN. “For everyone involved, it’s a celebration of hours of hard work, thousands of miles traveled and sacrificing family time to put on a show every week for this long.”Read More

Posted On July 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Confirms He Will Be Making A WWE RAW 1000 Appearance

Jim Ross revealed earlier today on The Ref 1400 AM radio show in Norman, OK., that he would be appearing at next week’s Raw 1000th episode in St. Louis. Jim Ross also mentioned on the radio show that he has no idea on what his role would be. Ross posted the following on Twitter moments ago: “Proud 2 say I’m STILL a fan of RAW & am excited 2 be in St Louis this Monday for ‪#RAW1000‬. Will I be a part of the broadcast? Tune in & see.”Read More

Posted On July 17, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Backstage Lesnar & HHH News, CM Punk Wants JR At RAW 1000

- WWE Champion CM Punk wants Jim Ross to call his match against John Cena on next week’s 1,000th RAW episode. Punk wrote on Twitter: “@jrsbbq Should call the title match next week on the #RAW1000 show. @JohnCena let’s make it happen.” – Within WWE, there is a lot of concern over the Brock Lesnar and Triple H storyline. The feeling is that Lesnar has been off WWE TV for months and they’re not sure how powerful the angle will come off on next week’s 1,000th RAW episode when LesnarRead More

Posted On July 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Rodriguez Warning For Sheamus, Hawkins-Ryback, MITB Reaction

- Ricardo Rodriguez issued a warning to Sheamus after the World Heavyweight Champion defeated Alberto Del Rio at Sunday’s Money In The Bank pay-per-vew, writing on his Twitter, “That was Bull! It ain’t over Sheamus! And stay out of our business Ziggles!” – Curt Hawkins wrote the following on his Twitter after his loss to Ryback at Sunday’s PPV: “So thoughts on @WWE #MITB ? I heard @WWEShop is designing my new ‘I survived a Ryback beat down’ tee shirt.” – Here are some reactions on Twitter to Sunday’s PPV:Read More
- Former WWE Champion JBL was inducted into the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in Waterloo, Iowa this weekend along with Don Curtis, Kurt Angle Road Warrior Animal, journalist Bill Apter and MMA star Dan Severn. JBL also received the Lou Thesz Award while Severn received the George Tragos award. JBL celebrated Saturday night with Jim Ross, Gerald Brisco and others. Sometime during the night, he had his Twitter account hacked: “I am gay. ‪#dontputthatontheinternet, I am coming out of the closet tonite in Waterloo ‪#dontputthatontheinternet” JBLRead More

Posted On July 11, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE May Crown A New NXT Champion With A Tournament

WWE will tape more episodes of the new NXT this Thursday night at Full Sail University in Florida. In his latest blog on jrsbarbq.com, NXT announcer Jim Ross says there is talk of having a tournament to crown the first-ever WWE NXT Champion. Ross wrote: “There is talk of having a tournament to crown a NXT Champion which, if and when it is held, could create some amazing opportunities for several young athletes looking to get noticed with the hopes of making it to a Raw or Smackdown WWE roster.”Read More
- As seen on the first episode of WWE NXT season 6, Jim Ross acted as announcer for more than just the main events. On Twitter, JR clarified his NXT role: “I’m on all the 1st four episodes of new NXT from open until close and do the main events only, as I understand it, going forward.” – The finishing move that Ryback has been using to put his victims away is being called Shell Shocked.Read More
- One-half of the WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston filmed an episode of Disney XD’s Kickin’ It yesterday. No word yet when it will air. – Lilian Garcia noted that she did a new photoshoot and filmed an interview to hype the 1,000th episode of RAW while at SmackDown in Baltimore yesterday. Natalya also did a new photoshoot that will be released in the future. – WWE Superstar Ted DiBiase is expected to return to action within the next two months. DiBiase has been out for some time withRead More

Posted On June 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cena, Laurinaitis, JR & Others Comment On WWE No Way Out

Here are comments from WWE Superstars and employees, posted on their Twitter accounts, regarding tonight’s WWE No Way Out pay-per-view: Ricardo Rodriguez: Today is the day! #WWE #NoWayOut #FearTheMongoose John Laurinaitis: Tonight at #NoWayOut, @JohnCena will regret ever laying a hand on me. #SoLongCena Dolph Ziggler: upside down, whatevs #NoWayOut #LaterMarks Zack Ryder I offered @MisterRyder tickets to #NoWayOut for Father’s Day…he declined…he said he had no interest in seeing me against catering. Kofi Kingston: No. Way. Out. John Cena: TONIGHT at #NoWayOut a JOHN gets FIRED! Will it beRead More

Posted On June 14, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE NXT Taping Results At Full Sail – 6/13

WWE taped another four episodes of NXT tonight from the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Below are full taping results written by Wrestling News World correspondent Scott Brooks: * William Regal & Byron Saxton came out for commentary. Chris Russo is the ring announcer. Dark Match: * Xavier Woods defeated Corey Graves with a Sliding Flatliner. Episode 1 * Camacho defeated Tyson Kidd with a DDT. Hunico came out with Camacho but the referee sent him to the back. Tyson had Camacho ready for the Sharpshooter, butRead More