Jim Ross Blogs On Curtis Axel Being Paired With Paul Heyman, HBK, Bret Hart
Source: JR's BBQJim Ross posted his latest blog at JRSBBQ.com. Here are some highlights:
Bret Hart appreciation night this Monday: "The WWE APP will come in handy Monday night when the Bret Hart Appreciation Day Ceremony will air after RAW from Calgary. I hope all goes well as I have a deep appreciation for @BretHart contributions to our business and respect him greatly as a man and consider the Hitman valued friend."
Appearing for Shawn Michaels appreciation night last Friday: "Enjoyed traveling to Salt Lake City Friday for HBK Appreciation Night. It was my first non, televised WWE appearance in years. Hopefully, I get to make more in the future."
Curtis Axel being paired with Paul Heyman: "It's amazing the feedback that I have received on Curtis Axel since he aligned himself with Paul Heyman last Monday night on Raw. The feedback as ran the gambit of skepticism, cynicism, to outright joy. All I know is that the young man has been working very hard, he steered the course and never gave up on his dream to become a star in WWE just as his father, Mr. Perfect, did years ago. Old school fans also remember that Larry "The Ax" Hennig was a huge star in the AWA for years as well. I know this...Curtis Axel will do all that he can to elevate to the next level and at the end of the day that's all a talent can do. Even if that means working through creative plans that some fans don't like. Curtis is a big, athletic kid who is tough and who has been aligned with Paul Heyman who can be a tremendous asset to the Perfect son. @HeymanHustle has a skill set that is a lost art in today's genre.
"Curtis Axel's match quality down in NXT turned heads and helped facilitate the young man's current status.
"I suggest giving this new, paring of Axel & Heyman a chance before all the fortune tellers and wresstling savants immerse us with what's going to happen in the future."
Much more is contained in Ross' latest blog, including his thoughts on last night's UFC 160 event, WWE recruiting cut NFL players, the last NXT tapings, NXT stars on the cusps of getting called up and much more. You can check out the full entry by clicking here.
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