• Matt_W Asks: Hi JR. Not really a question this time, just a "thank you" for the excellent call that you provided for the Undertaker - Roman Reigns bout. In the past, you have shared how critical you can be of your own broadcasts, but let me assure you that you were spot on. You gave one of the greatest talents ever a fitting send off. In the years to come, I'm sure that Taker will be grateful that you were able to narrate his last match, particularly when he watches replays of it (assuming that Grim Reapers regularly stream the WWE Network, that is!).
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Thanks for the kind words. It was a great honor to be a part of the presentation at WM Orlando. I have yet to see the bout back but I will soon I'm sure. 

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    • HiteshKK Asks: Hi Jim I'm a huge Rock fan. I was always kind of upset when he went to hollywood and quietly retired at 30 years old, I thought he'd go 10 years the top guy like Cena or Hogan. But now looking back, and knowing how demanding, physical and stressful wrestlers lives are and the amount of young wrestler deaths, cocussions and injuries. I respect Rock, and understand why he left. Do you think more wrestlers should actually follow him, in trying to branch out and having a shorter career for the bennefit of their own health? Also do you think there should be an off season in wwe, and is that economically possible?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      If more talents followed The Rock's career arc, his financial planning and the myriad of diverse projects on which he's involved, the business would be much better off and talents would have significantly less issues went their in ring careers wind down. 

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    • joshmobley19 Asks: Hi Jr, I hope you are having a great day! I always notice on here you giving Charlotte a ton of praise, whether it be for matches, or just her overall althleticism, but I notice you never speak about Naomi, The Smackdown Woman's Champion. You talk about the shake up being an avenue for Charlotte to be the central focus of the smackdown women's division, but kinda act like Naomi is not there. Naomi is the supreme Athlete in the Women's Division, and it's sad that nepotism has blinded people to that. So Jr: What are your thoughts on Naomi? if you don't feel like she is the best, what do you feel like she needs to improve on?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Apparently you've missed my takes on Naomi. I;m a big fan of hers since her days in FCW in Tampa. 

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    • seanlang Asks: Glad to see you return at Mania , definite high spot of the show for me. SO will you still do any What Culture Events? Does this mean you wont be working for ITV's WOS now?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I have two dates left on my WCPW agreement and that is in August for the final two days of their World Cup Tournament. What Culture is a good company with which to work. 

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    • bigdan316 Asks: J.R, What are your thoughts on Kane's mayoral run? From what I've read about Glenn Jacobs he's one smart cookie not to mention one of the nicest people in the wrestling biz. Just imagine a town full of "Kaneinnites" to borrow from his famous 2002 promo with The Rock and Hulk Hogan
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Glenn Jacobs is one of the finest human beings that I've ever had the privilege of knowing and he will make a terrific mayor. 

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    • MariahCareyLover Asks: Hey JR What did you think of The Superstar Shakeup? I was kind of bummed they didn't make more of a big deal out of it. Like they do with The Draft. I was expecting a Live Show Recap and "Word on a trade is coming in,Dean Ambrose is traded to Monday Night RAW for...." No people were showing up "Hi I'm Here Now I Guess"
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I have no issues with it and am willing to wait to see how it evolves. 

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    • jg205906 Asks: Can you please create a super hot BBQ sauce and name it "Hellfire and Brimstone"? Essentially, it doesn't get hotter than that in my opinion. Plus, only one man can handle such heat. BAH GOD its gotta' be Kane!
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Funny idea. Never say never. 

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    • redarmy69 Asks: Jim -you've always been very protective over WWE and never burnt bridges - but now you are officially on their payroll - can we expect any honestly on negative issues going forward? I mean with best regards and full respect - but I don't want to waste my time giving (deserved) negative criticism on topics if you are going to dodge the issues...?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I will always be honest no matter the topic but I'm not a great source of negativity either. There are plenty of folks who are much more motivated to be experts on half empty glasses than am I. 

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    • Ahmed Chowdhury Asks: In your opinion, do you think Russell Westbrook deserves to win the NBA MVP? I picked Lebron James to win. However, I think we should have a co NBA MVP, which is James Harden, and Russell Westbrook. Thanks.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Westbrook is the clear cut winner IMO of the NBA MVP. If he's not then something is drastically wrong with the system. It's not even close. 

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    • TA23 Asks: Hi Jr, Please accept my condolences regarding your wife. It was a pleasant surprise to see you commentate at Wrestlemania. What do you think of the brand split a year down the line? Personality I prefer Smackdown as it has better matches. Without the brand split, I am not sure if stars like A J styles, Becky lynch and Bray Wyatt would have championship runs.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Seems to me that the brand spit was timely and necessary. It will continue to evolve and improve. It takes time.

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