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Jim Ross Comments On Shawn Michaels vs Owen Hart Feud in 98

After the infamous Montreal Screwjob in 1997, Owen Hart returned to the WWF and looked as though he was going to enter a long-term program with Shawn Michaels. It didn't work out that way, however. Owen and Shawn's feud never seemed to take off and eventually, Owen and Triple...

Jim Ross On Why Vince McMahon Didn’t Want To Sign Randy Orton

Jim Ross recently spent some time on his "Grillin JR" podcast talking about the time WWE hired Randy Orton. According to JR, Orton was someone he had to convince Vince McMahon to hire. This was due to Vince being hesitant to sign the 3rd generation Superstar on account of...

Jim Ross Names His Three Favorite AEW Matches

Jim Ross has named his three favorite matches since the launch of AEW last year. The Hall of Fame announcer has been ringside for some of the greatest matches in pro wrestling history, so his opinion on this subject carries weight. During a recent episode of his Grilling JR podcast,...

Jim Ross On What Led To Him Being Fired From WWE In 2013

Jim Ross has been fired from WWE multiple times. One such occasion occurred in the summer of 2013. Ross hosted a panel discussion to promote the upcoming edition of the WWE 2K video game series on August 16th, 2013 and both he and Ric Flair were suspected of being...

Jim Ross Questions Why Scott Hall Isn’t Working in Creative

AEW Commentator and WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross recently discussed Scott Hall on his Grilling JR podcast. The 'Voice of Wrestling' was asked on this week's episode if he believes Scott Hall could've been a World Champion if not for his personal demons. "Oh yeah, absolutely," JR answered. "Scott's...

Jim Ross Reveals Promise He Made To Brodie Lee Jr

AEW Commentator and WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross recently discussed the passing of Brodie Lee on his Grilling Jr podcast. Following on from what was of course a huge loss for pro wrestling, JR would discuss how the influence of his son Brodie Lee Jr was felt backstage. Jim...

Jim Ross On What Sting Will Be Doing In AEW

The big question ever since Sting joined AEW has been what the icon will be doing in the promotion and Jim Ross suggests that he won't be having just a single role in the company. The legendary commentator returned for his Grilling JR podcast once again where he talked about things...

Jim Ross Talks How WWE Writers Wanted To Bring In ‘Their’ Talent

WWE Hall of Famer and current AEW commentator Jim Ross recently discussed the WWE Armageddon 2000 PPV on his Grilling JR podcast. As is usual, Ross and Conrad Thompson would go through topics from that time frame, although sometimes conversations may be broader. Jim Ross was previously the Head of...

Jim Ross Doubles Down on AEW Retirement Comments

AEW commentator and WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross recently discussed his retirement plans on the Grilling Jr podcast. JR had made it clear recently that AEW will likely be his 'last gig' in professional wrestling. Jim Ross doubled down on those comments on his podcast this week. "I got...

Jim Ross On If Triple H Ever Refused To Put Over Stars

There are many wrestlers who have had the reputation of being tough with the management and refusing to put over other stars, with Triple H being one of the most talked examples of it. However, Jim Ross, who was an important backstage figure in the company as well as an...

Jim Ross On AEW Role: “It’s My Last Gig In Pro Wrestling”

Jim Ross has been a part of the wrestling business for more than 4 decades and he continues to provide his services in his new role as the lead commentator for All Elite Wrestling. The former WWE star has stated multiple times that the AEW role has given him a...

Jim Ross Comments On Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Has Been ‘Kicking Your A**’

All Elite Wrestling commentator Jim Ross has addressed the Wednesday Night Wars between AEW and NXT. Broaching the subject during a recent episode of his Gilling JR Podcast, Ross acknowledged NXT, arguing how AEW has been " kicking your a** every night." Acknowledging the ratings battle between the two...

Vince Russo Blames Vince McMahon For WWE’s ‘Warped’ Culture

Former WWE/WCW/TNA writer and outspoken pro wrestling personality Vince Russo recently commented on an episode of Jim Ross' Grilling JR podcast. JR and co-host Conrad Thompson were discussing an episode of RAW from 2005 where JR was fired on-air by Vince McMahon. The next week Steve Austin, a noted real...

Jim Ross Calls Stephanie McMahon “One of The Best Heels of The Attitude Era”

WWE Hall of Famer and AEW Commentator Jim Ross recently discussed WWE RAW from 2005 on the Grilling JR podcast. This week’s episode of the show was a watch-along of RAW from 10/10/05. That episode was eventful for JR as an on-screen character as he was ‘fired’ on television. As is usually...

Jim Ross Talks Negotiations With Triple H As a Talent and COO

WWE Hall of Famer and AEW Commentator Jim Ross recently discussed WWE RAW from 2005 on the Grilling JR podcast. This week's episode of the show was a watch-along of RAW from 10/10/05. That episode was eventful for JR as an on-screen character as he was 'fired' on television. As...