A trio of Hall of Famers announced the Match of the Year award. Read more.
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, the voice of Mid-South Wrestling, discusses talent, territory
BY JIM VARSALLONE
After several years of negotiations, The Miami Herald has learned that Ene Watts and the Watts family agreed on a deal for World Wrestling Entertainment to purchase about 1,200 hours of Mid-South Wrestling footage, including TV programming and shows during its heyday in the late 1970s and during the 1980s… Read more.
It was Jim Ross Appreciation Night. There was a lot of surprises and only a couple revolved around Good Ol’ JR. Read more.
A.J. Lee created what she called a Super Main Event. Read more.
A true passion for “Good Ol’ JR,” and he expresses it perfectly here as Bill Apter interviews him at the National Wrestling Hall Of Fame in Waterloo, Iowa.
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Ross and Gerald Brisco will evaluate talent at 1 p.m. prior to the Impact Pro Wrestling Show held at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.
Several of the biggest names in professional wrestling and amateur wrestling will be on hand for the event. Kurt Angle, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, Road Warrior Animal, Dan Severn, Bill Apter, Jim Ross, Baron Von Raschke, Gerry Brisco, Danny Hodge, Larry Hennig, Mad Dog Vachon, Bob Roop and Dan Gable are scheduled to appear during weekend activities… Read more.
Jim Ross has written a blog update about the passing of Luna Vachon. Ross shares his thoughts on his dealings with her in WWE had head of talent relations, and remembers a visit that he and Steve Austin had with her a couple of years ago at Cauliflower Alley.
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Jim Ross is among the many people in the wrestling business paying tribute to the late Skandor Akbar this weekend. In an update on his website, Ross remembers his longtime friend and mentor with a touching blog that talks about his early days in the business traveling with Akbar and Danny Hodge.
Ross tells a story about Akbar wrestling a tryout match against The Great Bolo that was refereed by Bill Watts. During the match Akbar was caught with a sucker punch that broke his nose. Rather than retaliate, Akbar finished the match and in the process proved his… Read more.