WWE

  • MariahCareyLover Asks: Every year watching The Royal Rumble every time the buzzer for the next entrant I keep hoping The Oklahoma fight song starts playing and you will go the ring in your Oklahoma Jersey and cowboy hat as a surprise entrant and every time it doesn't happen I'm sad lol
    J.R.'s Answer:

    Sorry...but that's not happening. 

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  • Rhode Island Red Asks: Mr. Ross, I started watching "Sports Entertainment" during my childhood (1980's) and, obviously, the business has changed a lot since then (to say the least). I think I'll always be a fan, but there are times when I miss those days and I wonder if you ever do, too. In some ways, I enjoyed the product more when I was able to watch it through the eyes of a child. I know most people would say the business has "evolved," and I know that it has, but do you think things were, somehow, better before the curtain was pulled back and the mystique was still there? Thanks for your time.
    J.R.'s Answer:

    Many speculate that it would have been better to never pull the curtain back and I can't disagree with that in general but after saying that, there are more people earning a living through pro wrestling enterprises, etc than arguably ever before. 

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  • chua0166 Asks: Hi JR, why don't heel vs heel matches work out well generally?
    J.R.'s Answer:

    Usually it is because the fans don;t have a clear cut wrestler to cheer or to support in general. It can work it the issue is personal enough but there still needs to be a protagonist and an antagonist in the match.

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  • shauny79 Asks: Hi Jim, Survivor Series used to be one of my favourite PPVs, and I while I still always enjoy the elimination matches, I feel this contrived 'rivalry' between the brands really gets in the way. Do you think Survivor Series would be better from a storyline perspective if they could come up with other reasons for the elimination matches?
    J.R.'s Answer:

    I don't have any issues with the current structure and I can't judge it until I see it in play. I have high hopes for Survivor Series on November 19 in Houston. 

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  • jgera5 Asks: JR, with Playboy having their first transgender Playmate, what are the chances WWE will sign a transgender wrestler in the near future? This would be male or female. All jokes about Chyna aside, this is a legitimate question.
    J.R.'s Answer:

    I can't see that being transgender would preclude WWE from hiring said individual if the person was talented and cojuld become a viable member of the WWE team. 

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  • DBob Asks: Do you think the massive push for Asuka is a bit insulting to the RAW women? The ladies have been busting their stuff for years and while Asuka is a big thing she seems to be coming in to steamroll through the division.
    J.R.'s Answer:

    Nope, not at all. She's a star and will make the other women be perceived better too.

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  • MariahCareyLover Asks: Hey JR Is there any truth to the story That The American Badass character came because Hall And Nash were Pushing and Pushing The Undertaker to go to WCW and knowing he wasn't going to be The Undertaker over there so he tried out a new character and he convinced Vince to let him do it? At the last minute though he decided to resign with WWE but Vince liked it so much he kept it?
    J.R.'s Answer:

     Total BS IMO

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  • Ahmed Chowdhury Asks: Do you have any plans to invite Cm Punk (Philip Jack Brooks) or Daniel Bryan to your Jim Ross Podcast, to your Jim Ross Report, someday? Thanks.God Bless. Thanks.
    J.R.'s Answer:

    Punk's been invited but has declined and I'd love to have DB on some day.

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  • MariahCareyLover Asks: Hey JR With WWE Bringing War Games back at The Next NXT Takeover being you and not in WWE of course do you think the results of this match will affect them using it again? What I mean is seeing the 2 teams I see it being a painful to watch train wreck because of styles clashing Like the Ultimate Warrior Hercules Hernandez matches. If that ends up being the case and they stink up Houston do you think that is it for War Games or it doesn't matter?
    J.R.'s Answer:

    I'm anxious to watch War Games in Houston. We all need to allow it to play out before we start tearing it apart, not that you are. 

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  • ymatsumoto Asks: Is it me or does Shinsuke Nakamura look a bit like Carlos Santana?
    J.R.'s Answer:

    Nice...LOL

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Upcoming Appearances

  •  Live with JR & The King
    Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 7:30pm CDT

    The Voice of the Attitude Era- Bold, Uncensored, and Live
     
    Jim "JR" Ross and Jerry "The King" Lawler formed the most iconic broadcast duo in professional wrestling history. During the Attitude Era, the most famous of its kind, JR and The King took over the TV screens of millions of fans watching around the world. From broadcasting matches of Stone Cold and The Rock, to Chris Jericho and Mick Foley, their voices are synonymous with the Attitude Era. The duo recently worked together at Wrestlemania 34 in New Orleans, LA and at WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble in Saudi Arabia.
     
    "Live with JR & The King" is a unique and comprehensive two-man show that offers fans an in-depth perspective of the world of professional wrestling. Commencing with story-telling of wrestling’s past and present, the show transitions to a no-holds barred, unfiltered Q+A.
     
    Jim Ross, or famously referred to as "Good Ol’ J.R.", has been one of wrestling’s most influential figures over the better part of four decades, both as an executive and as the most recognizable announcer in the business. Known to sports entertainment fans around the world as the Voice of Professional Wrestling, J.R. has traveled the world and had a ringside seat for some of the most amazing moments in pro wrestling history. JR's weekly podcast on Westwood One is one of the top podcasts in his respective categories, while his autobiography, SLOBBERKNOCKER has been atop the Amazon’s Pro-Wrestling category for over a year, further cementing his status as a NY Times Best Selling Author.

    Jerry "The King" Lawler has been a featured figure within sports-entertainment since the 1970s, as the pride of Memphis, Tenn. He has entertained fans most notably from the announce table as Raw’s most irrepressible broadcaster alongside JR, as well as a prominent in-ring competitor.

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  • Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:30pm CDT

    The Voice of the Attitude Era- Bold, Uncensored, and Live
     
    Jim "JR" Ross and Jerry "The King" Lawler formed the most iconic broadcast duo in professional wrestling history. During the Attitude Era, the most famous of its kind, JR and The King took over the TV screens of millions of fans watching around the world. From broadcasting matches of Stone Cold and The Rock, to Chris Jericho and Mick Foley, their voices are synonymous with the Attitude Era. The duo recently worked together at Wrestlemania 34 in New Orleans, LA and at WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble in Saudi Arabia.
     
    "Live with JR & The King" is a unique and comprehensive two-man show that offers fans an in-depth perspective of the world of professional wrestling. Commencing with story-telling of wrestling’s past and present, the show transitions to a no-holds barred, unfiltered Q+A.
     
    Jim Ross, or famously referred to as "Good Ol’ J.R.", has been one of wrestling’s most influential figures over the better part of four decades, both as an executive and as the most recognizable announcer in the business. Known to sports entertainment fans around the world as the Voice of Professional Wrestling, J.R. has traveled the world and had a ringside seat for some of the most amazing moments in pro wrestling history. JR's weekly podcast on Westwood One is one of the top podcasts in his respective categories, while his autobiography, SLOBBERKNOCKER has been atop the Amazon’s Pro-Wrestling category for over a year, further cementing his status as a NY Times Best Selling Author.

    Jerry "The King" Lawler has been a featured figure within sports-entertainment since the 1970s, as the pride of Memphis, Tenn. He has entertained fans most notably from the announce table as Raw’s most irrepressible broadcaster alongside JR, as well as a prominent in-ring competitor.

    Zanies Rosemont