Source: JR's BBQWWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new Christmas Eve blog on jrsbarbq.com. Here are some highlights:
- Good to hear WWE talk of Batista's return on January 20. Dave is a major player and WWE has the opportunity to capitalize on his established reputation and accomplishments. Hopefully, there is a long term, strategic plan for 'The Animal' that has been established.
- Big Show...in a diaper...wow. Shades of his sumo match with Akebono.
- Prayers to Bobby Eaton, of the Midnight Express fame, who is presently hospitalized in Arkansas. Bobby has a pacemaker to help address his heart complications and is now having issues with diabetes and other matters. Sad story to be sure. No one who is as nice a guy and who gave so much to the wrestling biz night in and night out as Bobby Eaton deserves this hand he's been dealt...especially at Christmas.
- On a recent interview, I mentioned that one of the reasons that I had no interest in going to TNA was that I had no desire in affecting the chemistry of broadcasters Mike Tenay and Taz. Yes, a three man booth would obviously be possible but I'm not a big fan of three man announce teams in pro wrestling, as a rule. Mike and Taz do a great job especially when they are on point calling holds, near falls, etc and keeping a 'sports feel' on the in ring action. They certainly don't need me.
Much more is contained in Ross' latest blog, including his thoughts on Bad News Barrett, The Rhodes Brothers, Big E's push, UFC 168 this weekend and much more. You can check out the full entry by clicking here.
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