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J.R. Weighs In on Ric Flair’s Coming Out Of Retirement

by on May.21, 2009, under Wrestling News

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WWE Jim Ross aka J.R.

The big man himself, Jim Ross (better known as WWE announcer J.R.) updated on his blog, speaking on the subject of Ric Flair coming out of retirement and returning to the ring. Here are some of the highlights:

- Ric called me last Sunday morning and we had a nice talk and I could tell that “Naitch” was getting “the itch” to get back in the ring. He might be feeling somewhat burned out regarding all the autograph shows and meet ‘n greets that he’s done over the past several months. One can only imagine how much flesh Ric has pressed since retiring. Ric’s driver’s license may say that he is 60 years old but he still has the spirit and constitution of a 30- something year old, for better or for worse, depending on one’s perspective.

- Can Ric still perform in the ring at a competitive level. Hell, yeah. Should he? Well, that’s another question that’s a little tougher to answer.
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Jim Ross Has Been Hospitalized With Chest Pains

by on Mar.18, 2009, under Wrestling Deals

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Jim Ross posted on his official website, where he reveals that he spent Saturday night in the emergency room with “sharp pains in his upper left chest.” He was diagnosed with walking pneumonia. He wrote the following:

I had an interesting day Saturday as I spent several hours in the emergency room with some sharp pains in my upper left chest. I had been experiencing these knife like pains for a few weeks but they also coincided with my return to the gym so I really didn’t think any thing was that wrong. I made the mistake of mentioning this matter to my wife on Friday night and by Saturday morning I had no choice but to go to the hospital or be driven nuts by my over protective and loving bride. The diagnosis was walking pneumonia so it was a good thing that I followed her instincts. My Dad died of complications following a bout of pneumonia that went uncared for as Dad’s lungs eventually filled with fluid which caused him heart failure at age 64. I plan on being in Corpus Christi Tuesday night for the last (thank goodness) Smackdown doubleheader of which the first program taped is Friday Night Smackdown # 500.
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Jim Ross Talks In-Depth About Moving to SmackDown!

by on Jun.26, 2008, under Wrestling News

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Wow isn’t WWE Announcer Jim Ross popular at the moment? Well he has updated the blog section of JRsBarBQ.com again, and here’s some of the highlights:

His Smackdown debut at Tuesday’s tapings: “My first Smackdown experience with Mick Foley was well received internally and I thought it showed that we have the potential to be an entertaining team. We will work diligently to get better each week. Much like The King and I, Mick and I are great friends with a great deal of mutual respect which is not in long supply in this business. With that foundation to build upon, there is no reason that we can’t evolve along with the Smackdown brand itself which as anyone can see has a viable, new roster with many fresh faces and a much higher corporate priority than it ever has.”
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WWE Annoucer Jim Ross Apoligizes For “Emotional” Blog Upon Further Review

by on Jun.26, 2008, under Wrestling News

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Jim Ross has quickly posted a follow-up blog on his website actually apologizing for his comments in his first blog earlier today.
Ross wrote: “Changes in one’s life take some adjusting to especially at my stage of the game. This week I received an unexpected change in my professional address. Within hours of writing an emotional blog, I am positively moving on. I am going to do all I can to make Smackdown the best program the WWE produces.”
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New News: Jim Ross Almost Quits WWE

by on Jun.25, 2008, under Wrestling News

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Ever since the draft, we’ve been hearing mixed reactions from fans on the decision. Well now we’re even getting mixed reactions from WWE employee’s too. Apparently Jim Ross almost quit the WWE last night after being drafted to SmackDown. He posted this new blog on his official website earlier today, stating that he was informed of the decision the same time fans were when they were watching on television. That’s not very nice of the WWE.

Below is J.R’s Own Words from JRsBarBQ.com:

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