Source: JR's BBQ

Jim Ross posted his latest blog at Here are some highlights:

Reports that Brock Lesnar is contractually exempt from WWE Wellness Policy:

"Many critics of this matter have no idea what Lesnar's contract states nor the full understanding of the Wellness Policy in general. Please do not construe this as me eluding to the fact that I enough PED usage even in an entertainment entity. I don't. Talents don't need them but the narcissistic nature of many pro wrestlers always will rear its ugly head when it comes to how they look and the short cuts some talents take to achieve an unnatural appearance."

TNA's booking fees for Bobby Lashley:

"Saw where TNA wants to charge promoters $6K for Bobby Lashley to appear at selected events which eliminates the vast majority of promoters from consideration. This is a classic case of negotiating a talent out of extra paydays when they are not booked. I'm in favor of keeping talents busy and earning new money. Asking $6K per appearance, if that is accurate, essentially discourages promoters from booking a great talent like Bobby Lashley therefore prohibiting him from earning extra money at these smaller budgeted events."

Much more is contained in Ross' latest blog, including his thoughts the brand split, the WWE Wellness Policy being only for full time talents, Roderick Strong and much more. You can check out the full entry by clicking here.

Jim Ross' RINGSIDE with Jim Ross and Friends will have a show this Thursday in Charlotte, NC. JR will also be doing a special show with Jim Cornette in Baltimore on Friday night, September 23 at Jimmy's Famous Seafood in conjunction with MCW Wrestling. Tickets are on sale at Also, don't forget to order some of JR's BBQ Sauce, which is great for the kitchen and the grill, at by clicking here.

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