• partypistol Asks: Greetings from the UK Mr Ross. I'm aware that some fans are not happy with the Universal title belt in WWE. I know you're not a 'belt guy' in terms of how they appear, but to me it seems daft to make it appear like the WWE Championship. However my question is do you think the naming of the title is a 'rib' on the long since gone UWF? If so it seems ridiculous to me and I am not a fan of the name of the title. I would have preferred maybe International or something similar to not try to upstage the World title.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      No rib at all. It's what WWE feels is the best name for their new, primary title holder. 

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    • undertaker4ever Asks: Hey JR Do you think turnbuckle bombs and barricade bombs should be banned?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Why not...they don't have a stellar track record and no one ever wins with either maneuver. 

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    • fahlgren Asks: JR, I've asked a few questions about Muta, and you always reference his knees being bad (which they are) as a reason why he never came to WWE even for a short term. However, having followed his career he has continued to wrestle at a high level for more than 30 years, and adjusted his style to compensate for his injuries in the early 2000s. (inventing the Shining Wizard to replace his moonsault for instance). Can you elaborate on why his problems with his knees would have been a detriment to him in WWE? (ie, is it the schedule or the in ring style?) Much respect, Greg.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      As I understand it Muta did not have any desire to leave Japan for WWE as he had a great arrangement there and he was at home. His knees limited his old style which made Muta not what he once was in his early days in WCW. His physical health was not suitable for a full time WWE schedule. 

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    • bubhim Asks: When OU isn't playing is there any other college football team you go out of your way to watch or root for?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      At schools where friends are coaching such as Indiana, Texas A&M, Clemson, Kentucky, North Texas and VA Tech.

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    • ertcamaro2011 Asks: Hi JR. Do you think John Cena. will beat Ric Flair 16-time world champion record? And I also don't think John will ever turn heel.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Likely but at the end of the day what does it really mean?

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    • bhowell24 Asks: Wow! Just saw Cole interview DB, he said the exact same thing Alvarez said on your podcast regarding Joe and Nakamura being called up. I agree with them both BTW.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      It's a no brainer. Read my blogs while you are here for more...

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    • rwmulkey Asks: You always underscore the importance of logic when booking wrestling angles. With that said, do you think it is logical to have Balor lose to Samoa Joe (at the time the NXT Champ) and now have Bayley as the apparent top contender to Charlotte after she could not beat Aska. Logic dictates that, at the moment, the best wrestlers and champions are in NXT. Am i supposed to think of NXT as a place where stars get ready for the "main roster" or the place where the best already wrestle?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I'm under the impression that NXT is a place where talents go to get ready for the next level but some ready for prime time talents, I.E. Joe and Nakamura,  have to be there to sell tickets. 

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    • MariahCareyLover Asks: Hey JR. Where do you stand on giving people contracts in sports knowing that they aren't going to help the team? Like the one day contract The Giants gave Justin Tuck so he could retire a Giant. I saw how much it was for. I bet some players don't make in a year what that contract was for. The Tampa Bay Rays wanted to to sign AROD even though they know his skills are declined and they are a last place team. They were just hoping to try to get people in their stadium and the off chance he might break Barry Bond's home run record in their uniform.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Depends on the situation but in general I have no issues with it.  

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    • undertaker4ever Asks: Hey JR Is it accurate to say today's high flying wrestling style is a cover up to wrestlers not knowing proper psychology and substituting that lack of knowledge with crowd popping moves? I think Seth Rollins' buckle bomb should be banned. His Curb Stomp was banned out of concern for risk of concussion. But considering the buckle bomb injured Sting and Balor, I think it's time to add that to the ban list. Those injuries aren't Seth's fault. I also did not endorse WWE allowing Sting to take the move considering he was one injury away from retiring which ended up being the end of his career.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Yes, in all likelihood. Ring psychology is becoming a lost art which is sad to say regarding the future of pro wresting. 

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    • Stabesy Asks: Hi JR. Do you think the injury issues affecting so called smaller talents like Seth Rollins, Daniel Bryan and now Finn Balor will reaffirm Vince McMahons decision (historically) to mainly keep the titles on bigger stars?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Not at all . McMahon wants stars to be developed on his brand no matter the potential 'star's' size IMO. Size has zero to do with said wrestlers injuries.  

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