Jim Ross posted his latest blog at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights:
His podcast with TNA President Dixie Carter:
"Had a great conversation with Dixie Carter Tuesday night for next week's podcast that drops on Tuesday January 6 on podcastone.com. Dixie answered all my questions and there were plenty of them in the hour plus conversation. Impact Wrestling debuts the first week of January on Destination America. We addressed Vince Russo, Bobby Lashley, Bobby Roode, AJ Styles, Mike Tenay the upcoming NYC TV tapings, and she touched on how her company was going to essentially be re-branded. I hope that they succeed and I'm anxious to watch their first show which will also be the debut of Josh Mathews and Taz as the new broadcast team. This is a really good show and I hope that you will join us as always as a new show drops every Tuesday night at 9 pm ET."
Daniel Bryan returning to action:
"Big question for WWE is, can they get Daniel Bryan back to the level that he was prior to his medial issues? It's certainly doable but will need careful strategizing. Funny how getting one specific talent back on TV makes the entire presentation have a somewhat different feel. Hopefully, the WM31 money bouts are on paper in pencil, at worst, because the key to building a successful WrestleMania or any major event is the proverbial build that creates viable anticipation for the fans. Some creative types out work themselves by doing all they can to make a major card unpredictable when that isn't necessary whatsoever. Making a card logical is the key and then save your surprises for the endings of the matches."
Also, tickets are on sale for JR's two Royal Rumble weekend shows on Friday night, January 23 at 8 pm in Sayreville, NJ and Sunday afternoon in Philly. Tickets start at $20, you can purchase them at axs.com.
Source: JR's BBQ