WWE Hall of Famer, Jim Ross’ latest blog was posted on Thursday at www.jrsbarbq.com. Here are the highlights:
Okla-Mania comes to the Cox Convention Center in OKC on Sunday, July 17. The OklaCon fanfest will be headlined by WWE Hall of Famer, Sting. For more information on the event, including the indie show on Saturday night go to www.imperialwrestlingrevolution.com.
Ross addresses the Ryback-WWE issue, but admits he knows little about it. He did read Ryback’s take on the matter and his thoughts on how WWE talents should be paid, but JR does not concur with paying everyone equally and on a salary, in essence. He goes on to say that talents have different skill sets and they all bring something unique to the team and some of those contributions are worth more money than others. (Fighting Champion Response: I read Ryback's comments and it seems to me that he didn't express himself the way he intended. I'd like for Ryback to expand on the comments he made in an effort to fully get his feelings and opinions out there in a more coherent manner.)
Mick Foley is hosting the next post RAW podcast with guest Shane McMahon instead of Steve Austin due to Austin still recovering from major rotator cuff surgery. (FC Response: This should be a fun podcast with Mick Foley and Shane McMahon. I'm looking forward to it.)
Ten TV broadcasts in six weeks will commence on AXSTV Friday night, May 27 as Jim Ross and Josh Barnett cover the 2015 G1 Tournament promoted by NJPW.
JR thought Wednesday’s Lucha Underground show was a memorable one due in large part to the women’s match and more specifically, Sexy Star. He likes the somewhat campy nature of the concept that Lucha Underground presents.
After watching Smackdown Thursday night Ross continues to be impressed with Becky Lynch. (FC Response: I agree with Jim Ross. Becky is one of my favorite female talents, along with the grossly underutilized, Paige.)
The next Knockout at the D will be Saturday night, May 27, and televised on CBS Sports Network. (FC Response: I'm looking forward to the next broadcast, hopefully CBS Sports Network sticks with the show long-term.)
Ross is happy that the IC Title picture is capturing his attention. (FC Response: WWE has done a good job of making the IC Title seem important again.)
As always these are only the highlights. Ross goes into greater detail on his blog.
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