How Often Will JR Work?
On a recent episode of the Sam Roberts Wrestling Show Jim Ross revealed he will be working a total of 40 WWE shows per year. He most recently taped the commentary for the Mae Young Classic women’s tournament alongside fellow Hall of Famer Lita.
As previously noted, JR is not expected to call regular TV shows like RAW or SmackDown, though some PPV appearances are not off the table. He has a two-year deal with WWE.
WWE Surveys Fans On Indy Talent
WWE sent out a Fan Council Survey this week to see which independent stars the WWE Universe would like to join the company. Names included:
The Young Bucks, Ethan Carter III, Kenny Omega, Bobby Lashley, Kenny King, GFW Knockouts Champion Sienna, Angelina Love, GFW Tag Team Champion Ortiz, GFW Tag Team Champion Santana, Tiger Mask, Fenix, The Briscoes, KUSHIDA, Pentagon Dark, Kazuchika Okada, The Mac, Deonna Purrazzo, Hangman Page, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Taya, Kelly Klein, Will Ospreay, Son of Havoc, Marty Scurrll, War Machine, Killshot, Jushin “Thunder” Liger, Texano, Mil Muertes, Tetsuya Naito, and Zack Sabre Jr.
The actual results will be kept internally.