• Jason B Asks: Hey JR. My question has to do with the celebrity effect in WWE. Basically, I feel like there are so many celebrities that are wrestling fans, a lot of them with huge followings that would draw more casual viewers, and put more eyes on the product, that WWE misses out on because they always go back to the same people. Lebron James comes to mind right off hand, Dwayne Wade is another one.. huge wrestling fan, but you never see those guys used in angles. Am I wrong thinking they are missing the boat?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Do we know that the people that you mentioned actually want to get involved in a WWE storyline or if their contracts would allow for physicality?

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    • WHAT24 Asks: For our upcoming autobiography "SlobberKnocker: My Life in Wrestling" I am elated that we will have contributions from Vince McMahon, Steve Austin, The Rock and Mark Cuban. Well JR you cant get much better than that! Happy for you and hope you are doing well and I also sincerely hope that you are finding your way through your grief. I have never been through anything such as you are going through but I would imagine talking to a counselor or someone that had a similar scenario would be helpful. Good luck, you are in my thoughts and well wishes daily.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      We are proud of our work on SlobberKnocker and hope that our fans will enjoy it too. I have not attended grief counseling but certainly would if I felt that I need it. 

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    • RatedRstar Asks: Hey J.R. If i missed it, please do let me know. What is your opinion on Shinsuke Nakamura? Do you think he will be a WWE Main Eventer in the future? Love from The Greatest City, Philadelphia.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      AS I have said many times, Nakamura is special and is blessed with amazing charisma and unique, in ring skills. If he improves his English the sky is the limit for him. 

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    • Matt_W Asks: You have mentioned in the past that VKM considers sleep to be the enemy. Sounds like somebody needs to give a Casper mattress a free 100 day trial. He might sing a different tune afterwards :)
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Don;t think any mattress would change VKM's sleep habits. His motor rarely turns off. 

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    • clrj3514 Asks: Will your book be available on Kindle at some point? As a quadriplegic, my limited hand dexterity makes handling physical books difficult so e-books work better for me. Either way, I can't wait to read it.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Yes, that is the plan. Thanks for asking. 

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    • Parlay_King Asks: What are you looking forward to the most in the upcoming NFL Draft?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      To see where my OU Sooners are drafted and by whom. 

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    • seanlang Asks: Hello MR. Ross, Do you have any good memories of flying with Jim Cornette?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Memories, Yes, Good one's, NO. 

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    • alexferns Asks: Hey Mr. Ross,hope all is well!!I just wanted to as have you noticed how Jeff Hardy is the only WWE Superstar who goes that extra effort to high 5 nearly all the front-row fans on WWE TV?? Do you think more Superstars should put in the effort to high five fans??
      J.R.'s Answer:

      If it feels right and is organic then I say go for it but if it is forced then I'd refrain. 

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    • WHAT24 Asks: Young wrestlers need to watch the Itami/Roode segment from last night. Roode soled the GTS as good as it can be sold from start to finish! If you have seen this please let me know your thoughts. Was Itami a bigger star in Japan then Nakamura? Roode has maximized his minutes! Proud for him.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Selling is a lost art by and large in pro wrestling. Those that don't do it properly are fundamentally unsound and at times lazy and egocentric. Don't think that Itami was a bigger star than Nakamura.  

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    • MariahCareyLover Asks: Hey JR. First congratulations on your new WWE contract. My question is do you think the running time for Wrestlemania the last few years 5 hours is too long? If you do which run time do you think was best. The original 3 hours or the 3 hours and 45 minutes to 4 hours running time?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      On the surface I'd submit, 'Yes' but some fans had no issues with it. 

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Upcoming Appearances

  • Ringside with Jim Ross (Special Event)

    Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm

    VIP TICKETS / DOOR TIMES: A limited number of VIP tickets are available. VIP ticket holders can attend a meet-and-greet with J.R. (including photo opportunities) from 6 p.m.

    DC Improv
    Washington, DC
  • Icons of Wrestling Convention and

    Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Folks coming up this August 12th I'll be returning to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as I join my friends John Poz and Chad over at The Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling Podcast for an afternoon of meet

    2300 Arena
    Philadelphia, PA