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Posted On April 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Foley Says He Has One More Big Bump Left, Wanted To Call HIAC

- Mick Foley wrote on Twitter that he asked WWE officials if he and Jim Ross could call the Hell in a Cell match at WrestleMania 28 between Triple H and The Undertaker. He wrote: “Wish I’d been a small part of HIAC. I asked @WWE early on about me and JR doing commentary; I guess they liked half of the idea.” Foley also says he feels he has one more big bump left in him and knows which WWE Superstar he wants to do that last bump with. HeRead More

Posted On April 10, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blogs About Week 2 Of Lesnar-Cena, Young WWE Talent

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: Week 2 of the Brock Lesnar – John Cena Feud: Hottest start to a Monday Night Raw that I can remember in years. The show opening brawl between Brock Lesnar and John Cena was shocking and physical. These two wasted no time verbally lambasting the other and ‘passed go’ and went right to the smashmouth, literally, aspect of the rivalry. Lesnar hasRead More
Let me start by saying that WrestleMania 28 might have been the best WrestleMania I’ve seen. It started poorly but those last three hours were unbelievable; yes even the Team Johnny vs. Team Teddy match wasn’t terrible. The end of an era match was made all the better by having Jim Ross call it, and my hat off to Michael Cole for being respectful to JR. That match became so much more with JR calling it, and I appreciate that the WWE did that for us and for Jim Ross.Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Legend “Chief” Jay Strongbow Passes Away

The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of WWE Hall Of Fame announcer Jim Ross:   “Sad to hear of the passing this morning of WWE HOF’er Chief Jay Strongbow, a beloved member of WWE family. RIP Chief.”   Follow more JR tweets on Twitter online @JRsBBQ.Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Shawn Michaels Not At Raw Tonight, Hawkins Saves Jericho, JR

- Jim Ross was asked by a fan why he only called one match at WrestleMania 28. JR’s reply:  “Only scheduled to call 1 bout. Blessed to be there for it.”   - WWE Superstar Curt Hawkins helped Chris Jericho out for his WrestleMania 28 match. Jericho wrote on Twitter:   “I’d like to thank @TheCurtHawkins for saving the day yesterday. Without him I wouldn’t have been able to do the match!!”   - WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels is not scheduled for tonight’s RAW Supershow from Miami. ShawnRead More
- Actor Keith David was the one doing the voiceover that opened WrestleMania 28 last night.   - Andy sent the following: I attended WrestleMania last night, I haven’t seen it mentioned anywhere but WWE where selling FM radios that clipped onto your ear and you could hear the commentary from Cole, Lawler and JR through the matches. It was amazing and really added to the quality of the show, these radios where 15 dollars at the merchandise stand.   - The dancers that performed with Brodus Clay at WrestleManiaRead More

Posted On March 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blogs On Austin & HBK Meeting Up, Rock & Cena Paydays, More

Jim Ross is back with his latest blog. As always, the blog is a must-read, here are some highlights: Rock, Cena & Paydays: “I’d suggest Rock and Cena are much more motivated about delivering a jaw dropping finale at WM28 than they are about their paydays. Roll your eyes if you choose. Of course, each will make big money, deservedly, but the money will fade in their world but their WM28 bout will live forever.” Shawn Michaels and Steve Austin meeting up: “Understand @shawnmichaels and &steveaustinBSR had a great dayRead More

Posted On March 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Jericho-Punk, Taker-HHH-HBK, Cody, Sheamus-Bryan

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about what went down at Monday’s RAW: CM Punk & Chris Jericho: “The Punk/Jericho interaction was compelling and furthered the two, talented performer’s personal issue. Let’s not lose track that this is for the WWE Title which is the Promised Land for any WWE Superstar. The personal issue aspect of this pairing makes this match even more anticipated in my view.Read More

Posted On March 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Joey Styles Speaks On Heyman In HOF, Cole Announcing, JR, More

- WWE’s Joey Styles appeared on The VOC Nation show yesterday. The full interview can be heard at VOCNation.com. Here are some highlights: On whether WWE should give mention to TNA during Ric Flair’s Hall of Fame appearance: “…we won’t, that would make us morons. Fans who know, (Flair is in TNA) know; fans who don’t know, don’t know. There is no downside to Flair going, and if (TNA) doesn’t let him, they come off as classless. It’s a pretty good chess move by the WWE. I can’t imagine whyRead More

Posted On March 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Legends Set For WMania Weekend, Edge’s Movie, JR, More

Roddy Piper, Terry Funk, Dory Funk Jr., Jimmy Hart, Gerald Brisco, Hacksaw Duggan, Paul Bearer, Tony Atlas, Gene Okerlund and Hillbilly Jim are all confirmed to be at Wrestlemania weekend for WWE. Jim Ross will be down at WWE developmental this weekend. WWE’s new film starring Edge, “Bending the Rules” is expected to be released on DVD and Blu-Ray on March 27th. Expect the film to get pushed hard during Wrestlemania week. You can pre-order the DVD at this link. Yoshihiro Tajiri’s final SMASH promotion event is scheduled to takeRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cena Makes WrestleMania Announcement, Ryder Stood Up, JR

- As seen on RAW last night, Zack Ryder and Eve Torres made a dinner date for after the show. Eve apparently stood Ryder up as Ryder posted several tweets waiting for her to arrive. He wrote: “Waiting on @EveMarieTorres to show up for our date. It’s gonna be #SSSIIICCCKKK” “So I guess @EveMarieTorres isn’t coming. #worstnightever” Eve later apologized: “Soooooo sorry… Something came up.Promise I’ll make it up to u? ;-)” WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix chimed in: “@ZackRyder waited for @EveMarieTorres for hours?? He clearly is hung upRead More

Posted On March 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: HBK As Refere, Mysterio’s Return, Ziggler & Cody

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. In this entry, JR answered a number of questions sent in from his followers on Twitter. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: When is Rey Mysterio returning to the ring? “Rey had major knee surgery and had had multiple knee surgeries in the past. I’d merely guess that he will be back in a few months but I have no way of knowing. It’s seemingly notRead More

Posted On March 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dolph Ziggler Talks About His Promo Style & How He Stands Out

The latest issue of WWE Magazine features an interview with Dolph Ziggler. Here are some highlights of what Zigler said about: His New “Stream-of-Consciousness” Promo Style: “I always kind of did my own thing, but it got me into trouble a lot, so I started listening to what people were telling me to do to show I was a team player. I got a lot of different advice in the meantime, to be monotonous on the mic and conversational, normal, but I don’t want to do what everybody else does.Read More

Posted On March 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Tonight’s RAW, Merriman Calling Out Punk, Rock-Cena

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: The Rock & John Cena: “Do Rock and Cena really not like each other? I’m not around either man these days but my instincts say that they aren’t enamored with each other. However, I do not think that will do any thing but help the build to their match at WrestleMania. Each man may say that they love to entertain, etc butRead More

Posted On February 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena’s Promo From Raw Video & The Rock’s Response

The Rock has responded to John Cena’s promo from RAW, tweeting on Tuesday: “@JohnCena @WWE The truth comes out this Monday. John you have no idea.” The Rock is scheduled for RAW next week and will be appearing on RAW regularly through the night after WrestleMania 28. During his most recent blog, Jim Ross called John Cena’s RAW promo the best of his entire career, stating, “Cena spoke from the heart and I’m certain meant every word that he said. Cena’s words stepped away from the world of entertainment andRead More

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

JR Blog: Rock & Cena Have Legit Heat, Undertaker’s Haircut & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in it entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: Orton’s Elimination Chamber Replacement: “Saw on WWE.com where Santino was replacing Orton in the Smackdown elimination chamber bout. That’s a jaw dropper.” Cena & The Rock’s Legit Beef: “For those who seriously think that Rock and Cena are pals, think again. Go back to 2008 and listen to Rock’s comments at the WWE HOF regarding John Cena. That was almost four yearsRead More

Posted On February 10, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Rock Taking Cena & WM28 Seriously, Hungry Young Talent

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are highlights of what JR said regarding the following questions from fans on Twitter: “Is the Rock taking Cena and WM28 seriously?” “Be assured of one thing about @TheRock…he wants…he needs to steal the show in Miami. There’s no way that Dwayne comes back to the bright lights and big stage to perform against @JohnCena, who is WWE’s biggest star, just for the hell of it. Wrestling isRead More

Posted On February 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: Jeff Hardy Back In WWE, New Projects, TNA & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety over at JRsBarBQ.com.Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: New Projects In The Works: “The King and I spent about 2+ hours working on a new project that we will continue to work on over the next month or so. More info on it when the time is right.” “I also worked on a new, DVD project, unaware of the release date, on the Top 50 Finishing Moves in Wrestling onRead More

Posted On January 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Kharma’s Return, Mike Tyson In The HOF, Road Dogg

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety over at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: Mike Tyson In The WWE HOF: “WWE.com has officially announced that Mike Tyson will go into the ‘CELEBRITY WING’ of the WWE HOF which will still get some fanatics ranting about Macho Man and others who haven’t been inducted….yet. It’s like comparing BBQ Sauce to Chipotle Ketchup. Tyson was a key role player in the Attitude Era specifically his interaction withRead More