• Longtime guy Asks: JR I see WWE did indeed split Enzo & Cass. Reminds me of John Morrison and Miz- I expected Morrison to be the star and Miz to go away. I couldn't have been more wrong, as Miz is outstanding. Your thoughts on if Enzo can maximize this opportunity? Thanks as always.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Enzo is charismatic, athletic and works his ass off so I feel that there is no reason that he can;t be a star without Cass. 

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    • Mike Loveday Asks: I've been listening to your play by play since the old Mid-South days and consider you to be the foremost wrestling announcer in the same category as Gordon Solie. Just wanted to express my sincerest condolences and prayers during these days after your loss. I know this is much after the fact, but we can always use the truth that someone is praying for us during our grief. Not long ago I lost both my parents and an oldest sister. My wife broke her neck and shattered her shoulder during this time and I blew out both achilles tendons. The support of faith and friends praying for me still gets me through. Take care and God bless you and your family!
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Thanks for the kind world and good luck on your situation too. 

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    • Jackson1256 Asks: When you did the broadcast for the 1st King of the Ring PPV in 1993, were you, Bobby Heenan and Macho Man cued in ahead of time that Yokozuna was winning the WWF Title and that Hulk Hogan was leaving the WWE? Also were you told ahead of time that Bret Hart was winning the tournament?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I assume that we were but I don;t recall specifically. I;d prefer to not know. 

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    • Sixburgh79 Asks: Jr, long time fan and nobody calls a match like you do. Do you agree with Austin on Cena not turning heel? I bet what Austin means but isn't this what all hurts wrestling these days, the fact that nothing truly changes or happens surprisingly? You had guys change from face to heel and back to face... I get Cena does charities, but so do movie stars yet many play evil roles in movies.. Wouldn't it be exciting to see Cena pull a Hogan and become heel, do something different for a year or two and then how fun would his eventual return to a face be? That'd be something that would pull me back into wrestling. It hasn't been the same since about 02 03, the product is so stale and the formula they use now is so bad... Why can't they just get back to unpredictability? I think all the kids who were probably devastated to see Hogan turn, but it was one of the greatest angles in history, I just don't see why the product dictates that the foundation of professional wrestling with great compelling storylines can't be anymore. The lack of unpredictability is what has killed this product. I watched the 80s and 90s and it's a crime how bad it is now and without proper compelling storylines, and great commentary like you Jr, the product is just barely a shell of what it used to be and it makes me very sad as I miss watching every ppv with friends, and never ever missing a Monday night... It's all gone
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I've never had an issue with Cena becoming a villain, or not. No dog in the hunt. 

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    • CarlWrestleClubPro Asks: Trying to open a wrestling and MMA academy for abused and disadvantaged children with UWA wrestler Big Papa T and was wondering if you would be interested in publically backing the Academy in some form. For example, help us market it on social media to get people to donate to the Academy.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Only if I had the necessary info. Good luck nonetheless. 

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    • Hotty Toddy Asks: Regarding the Chiesa-Lee fight, do you think it was the right move for referee Yamasaki to stop the fight despite Chiesa not tapping out?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      It was a judgment call and fighter safety always has to be the top priority. 

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    • ymatsumoto Asks: When you were on the road with WWE or any other wrestling organization which popular restaurant chain did you prefer: Denny's, Waffle House or Cracker Barrel?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      The King and I were usually Cracker Barrel guys. 

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    • El_Diablo Asks: Howdy J.R.- When you became WWE Head of Talent Relations in 1996, what were the priorities you identified at that time, that needed to be addressed?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Same as now...identify and develop new stars. Get younger and more athletic. 

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    • kcwrestling Asks: Long time fan. First time I have registered and submitted questions. We know wrestling has several hall of fames. Do u think Archie "The Stomper" Gouldie will ever get in any of them? During your career did u have any interactions with him? On a more personal level. While illegal substances are getting the most attention one of the causes of Carrie Fisher's death was sleep apnea. I struggle with sleep issues and I know u have. But I was stunned to hear it could contribute to death. Any thoughts about her or that issue. My prayer is you are doing well in that regard.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Hopefully The Stomper gets a Hall of Fame nod somewhere sooner than later. He;s certainly a deserving, territory wrester. Untreated sleep apnea can ut such a strain on one;s heart that it can kill you from a heart attack much like NFL HOFER Reggie White. 

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    • English Aussie Matt Asks: Hey there J.R. I've noticed in the online comments regarding Maria and Mike Kanellis' debut that so many people have taken issue with Mike using Maria's last name. My thought is that a name is just a name and that I'm sure WWE has a reason for not using Mike's last name. My question is why do you think fans now days make such an issue over such small things? In my opinion names don't take away talent so it really doesn't matter. Thanks for your time.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Social media has made many regular wrestling fans into 'experts' and the idea behind the Kanellis creative is to put heat on Mike using Maria. Pretty simple. They are villains and we are not supposed to 'like' them. 

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