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Jim Ross Ranks AEW All Out

Professional wrestling Legend Jim Ross who currently works as an announcer in the All Elite Wrestling recently talked about the AEW All Out pay per view event. He said where he thought the All Out 2021 pay per view event ranked.

The AEW All Out pay per view event is already being considered as one of the best pay per view events in the history of professional wrestling. Some critics and fans are even considering it as the best pay per view event of all time, even better than WrestleMania X-Seven, which is considered as the pay per view event in professional wrestling history.

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Jim Ross Ranks AEW All Out

But is the event really a better pay-per-view event than WWE WrestleMania X-Seven? By the standards of matches, it is quite close. But again, there were some really weak matches in All Out like Paul Wight vs. QT Marshall, add reputative booking in the Casino Battle Royal. The matches were the real downgrades of the event. Whereas every match from Wrestlemania X-Seven was a classic.

Mania X-Seven offered a lot of surprises as well. The biggest surprise had to be the heel turn of Stone Cold Steve Austin. But if we talk about the surprises, All Out ranks much higher than any other event in the history of professional wrestling. There were some of the debuts which made the show a classic. Not in any show, there was so many debuts in one single show. Debuts are seriously one of the biggest plus points of All Out.

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Jim Ross who currently works as an announcer in the All Elite Wrestling recently spoke on his Grilling JR where he talked about the AEW All Out pay per view event.  He said;

“I know if it’s the best pay-per-view ever because I don’t know how you judge those things. If your opinion says that All Out was the best pay-per-view you ever saw, then that’s your opinion and you have the right to it.

“I thought the only pay-per-view that I had more fun and was full of emotion – the feels were there – and I’ve done a lot of great shows and was involved in a lot of great shows, but I think WrestleMania 17 is the closest thing for me for the emotional investment of that broadcast.

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“I don’t know what that all means, but I had a hell of a good time and thought the show was excellent and well-booked. Tony Khan is a good booker. Somebody has got to realize he’s really, really smart.

“I sat down the other day on the airplane and made some notes on potential CM Punk opponents – there’s a year’s worth at least and that’s not counting returns. Phil’s not gonna wrestle week, obviously, nor should he or anybody quite frankly. You want to keep everybody fresh as you can.”

Credit: Grilling JR. H/T 411Mania

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Jim Ross Reveals If WCW Wanted To Bring Ultimate Warrior 1991

Professional wrestling legend Jim Ross who currently works as an announcer in the All Elite Wrestling recently revealed if the World Championship Wrestling wanted to bring Ultimate Warrior in 1991 to their promotion.

The Ultimate Warrior was one of the biggest names of professional wrestling back in the time. Before his time in WWE was not a very common name on the lips of the professional wrestling fans. However, his time as the tag team partner of Sting when they were known as the Blade Runners were quite loved by the fans.

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Jim Ross Reveals If WCW Wanted To Bring Ultimate Warrior 1991

He came to WWE back in 1987 and in a very short amount of time he became quite famous. After a number of successful Matches and feuds, he main evented Wrestlemania VI against the Immortal Hulk Hogan who was undefeated at WrestleMania by then. Nobody expected on following could be beaten by someone like Ultimate Warrior.

But Warrior defeated Hulk Hogan in that event which made him a star overnight. Beating Hulk Hogan was a huge deal back then. Warrior became one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling after Wrestlemania VI. He started to feature on ads and TV commercials and everywhere.

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Jim Ross who currently works as an announcer in the All Elite Wrestling recently during an episode of Grilling JR revealed if the World Championship Wrestling wanted to bring Ultimate Warrior in 1991 to their promotion. He said;

“It might have been casually discussed, but I don’t remember it being a major topic of discussion or a meeting where ‘hey, we’ve gotta talk about Warrior’. Any of the guys that were on the card or booking committee were fully aware of how hard he was to manage and he was a high-maintenance guy.

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“Nobody wanted to be part of that. You may have somebody like a [Jim] Barnett or [Jim] Herd who would just see the sizzle and not look peel the onion back and see what you’re actually hiring.

“They may have thought it was a quick fix just to solve our problems, but that would’ve just created more problems, in my opinion. So I don’t think it was ever discussed seriously to any degree. I’m sure at some point in time, somebody may have been ‘what about the Warrior?’ But I don’t anybody ever had a serious conversation about that.”

Credit: Grilling JR. H/T 411Mania

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Jim Ross Reveals Shawn Michaels Halted Vader’s Push

Professional wrestling legend Jim Ross who is currently working as a commentator in the AEW recently revealed that it was Shawn Michaels who was responsible for halting the post that was planned for The Man They Called Vader.

SummerSlam just passed by and it was the 34th official Summerslam. Here we are talking about the 9th official WWE SummerSlam where WWE champion Shawn Michaels defended his Championship against Vader who was scheduled to get a big push from WWE. Just at the last pay per view event Vader pinned Michaels which was six man tag team match.

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Jim Ross Reveals Shawn Michaels Halted Vader’s Push

Vader was the big star in WCW where he was famous by the name of Big Van Vader. He was a three times WCW World Heavyweight champion. When he joined WWE in 1996, everybody was expecting to see the big man to get a huge push from the promotion run by Vince McMahon.

That might have been the original plan, but it did not work as the Shawn Michaels once again please dirty here. It is said that the Heartbreak Kid lost his cool while battling on the main event of SummerSlam 1996 against Vader. He also personally made sure that WWE halt the push of Vader. And it worked. WWE never pushed Vader after that.

Jim Ross who is currently working as a commentator in the AEW recently on his Grilling JR Podcast revealed that it was Shawn Michaels who was responsible for halting the post that was planned for Vader. He said;

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“Nothing good. You don’t lose your cool like that. Shawn had the license to lose his cool because of his influence with the office. Shawn knew Vince was gonna back him no matter what he did, and that’s what happened. But Shawn overplayed his hand, in my estimation. It was very unprofessional.

“He’s just lucky Vader beat the shit out of him because Leon could have. Leon was hungry and wanted the opportunity. He needed an American base, and now he’s in the main event of a major pay-per-view wrestling for the biggest title we had. Leon had traveled a lot of miles and lost a lot of weight and showed a better commitment to what he was doing.

“I just thought it was totally uncalled for, but Shawn had the deck stacked because he had Vince in his back pocket. Vince has often told me, ‘That goddamn Shawn Michaels reminds me of me when I was younger.’ He’s talking obviously about Shawn’s attitude, demeanor, and that type of thing. It could’ve been a 5-star match had some of that childish bullshit had not occurred.”

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“Shawn explained to Vince why he didn’t want to work with Leon. I remember one time I had to chew Leon’s ass out because he didn’t take it seriously that you’ve gotta wash your fucking gear.

“You can let your sweaty gear sit in your travel bag between bookings. When the loop is over, you go home and wash your stuff. Leon had a propensity to leave his stuff in his bag. I had a phone conversation about him with that one time, and I learned from it because he put me on the speakerphone.

“I chewed his ass out with his wife listening, and she ironically agreed with everything I said…..[Shawn] got in my face, so to speak, and said I’m not gonna work with him whether you book it not because he won’t wash his gear and it stinks and I get that stink all over me. All that shit was necessary.

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“You’ve got an athletic monster heel with universal name identity, but because one guy got his feelings hurt or he was too stiff – I thought Leon was a good signing for us. Had he slowed down a little bit? Yeah but he had lost some weight and was trying to get in decent shape.

“Sometimes when your big like that and gassed, you can be a little stiff inadvertently. ‘I’m gonna talk to Vince.’ That was [Shawn’s] go-to. It was just so unfortunate. Childish, unprofessional, and should never have happened.

“I’m glad over the course of time, Shawn has changed and he’s not that overbearing guy that was always seemingly at the center of controversy. I’m glad he’s changed for the better. Leon missed out on the title, and Sid was seemingly, for Shawn anyway, less of an evil.”

H/T and transcribed by 411 Mania

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Jim Ross Hopes To Have CM Punk On The AEW

Professional wrestling legend Jim Ross who currently works as an announcer of the All Elite Wrestling recently spoke about the possible joining of CM Punk to AEW and he said he hoped that he would join the promotion.

CM Punk left the world of professional wrestling back in 2014. His last appearance was as a participant in the Royal Rumble match of the said year. After that he never came back to the world of professional wrestling. However a lot of a professional wrestling promotion were dying to have the signature of the Best in the World including WWE. But he decided to remain out of action.

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Jim Ross Hopes To Have CM Punk On The AEW

Not only the professional wrestling promotions, the fans are also waiting for a potential return of the Voice of the Voiceless. Every year during the Royal Rumble match, it has been mandatory for the professional wrestling fans to root for a potential return of Punk. But every time they had to be met with disappointments only.

But it looks like he is finally coming back to action as it has been it’s from rumour 4 weeks that CM Punk is coming back to ring holding the hands of the All Elite Wrestling. CM Punk is not the only wrestler that would be joining AEW, it is rumoured that Daniel Bryan aka Bryan Danielson will be joining AEW too.

Jim Ross who is a Professional wrestling legend recently spoke on the Grilling JR where he about the possible joining of CM Punk to AEW and he said he hoped that he would join the promotion. He said;

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“I hope we sign him.  I hope he’s one of our guys.  CM Punk is a treasure, and he can contribute a lot to a lot of guys.  He’s willing to share his knowledge and his expertise with other talents.

“He pays it forward, and has no problem doing so. That’s my take on him. Anybody that signs CM Punk for limited engagements, or less than full, and in our company, we’re only working one day a week.

“This is becoming elementary. Why do people want to come to AEW? Because they can have a life, and they can create to their own creative. They can create their own storylines. They can create their own promo material. It’s a way to express yourself creatively that they didn’t have in other companies, by and large.

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“If we can sign CM Punk to our team and our roster, it’s a great get.  I hope that we do at some point in time, sooner than later.  He’s just a huge player in the big picture.  Am I worried that his layoff will affect his work?

“Well we know it’s going to affect his work to some degree because he’s eight years older.  He’s in his 40’s, but that doesn’t seem to matter in today’s wrestling business, especially when you have a schedule like ours.

“I’m not worried about if he does sign, and I hope he does, how effective he’s going to be.  There’s no doubt in my mind he’s going to be effective, and he can help us in so many other ways.  It’s amazing the things that he can do to help us.  A lot of people are going to rely on him, ask questions for advice, and he will coach them up if he does come.  He’s the kind of guy that’s willing to help a younger talent improve their game.”

H/T to WrestlingNews.co

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Jim Ross On Triple H Using Ace Crusher

Professional wrestling legend Jim Ross who currently works in the All Elite Wrestling as an announcer recently talked about the COO of WWE Triple H who is a former 14 times WWE World Champion using Ace Crusher as his finisher during the previous days of his career.

Before we talk about anything we need to clear the concept to those who do not know about Ace Crusher. This is the same mood that was used by the former three times WCW World Heavyweight Champion Diamond Dallas Page. Page used to call this move Diamond Cutter.

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Jim Ross On Triple H Using Ace Crusher

Randy Orton uses a modified version of the same move finishing maneuver RKO. Believe it or not this was the finishing maneuver of Triple H at the beginning of his career. The actual name of this move is Ace Crusher.

The King of Kings is famous for using Pedigree as is finishing meneuver. But it was not the first finishing move of the game. It was Ace Crusher. His previous gimmick Hunter Hearst Helmsley was quite different from his current gimmick as well. It is quite difficult to imagine him using a different finishing maneuver.

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“The Good Old” Jim Ross who is considered as a professional wrestling legend recently spoke on The Grilling JR about Triple H using the Ace Crusher as his finishing maneuver in the early days of his career. He said;

“‘I heard about that. He had confidence in his own game and knew that there were a lot of other finishes he could come up with that would not identify him with somebody else. In all due respect to Dallas Page at that time, Page wasn’t a household name.

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“He was a solid hand, who continued to evolve his game after starting in his mid-30’s. For HHH to go the other direction and figure out something else to do, certainly I wasn’t surprised with that scenario. He’s going to get something that the name can fit him. He’ll get a move that anybody can take, whether you’re a huge 300 pound guy, or a cruiserweight.

That pedigree will work on anybody. That’s the magic of a great finish. It’s ubiquitous in a sense that it’s everywhere for every opponent, and I think that’s what he was looking for. I didn’t envision the pedigree, but I certainly understood the logic of it. You can use it on anybody and beat them, and that’s what he did.”

H/T to WrestlingNews.co

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WWE Legend Thinks People Are Jealous Of Triple H For Marrying Stephanie McMahon

Triple H is the innovator of NXT shtick in the WWE which is said to be the future investment to save the WWE programming for good. At a time, when Vince McMahon’s business-oriented decisions are becoming negative from fans’ perspective, the black-and-yellow brand is retaining the old-school perspective to a certain extent and thereby the attention of the fans.

But it appears Triple H fails to receive the needed acknowledgment that he deserves. The fact that he is married to The Boss’ daughter works in a negative way for him. WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is a veteran in the pro wrestling world who made a name for himself being a commentator in WWE and delivering some of the most iconic moments in the company’s history.

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JR has worked with several big names in WWE who is also the man behind many of their gimmicks. Thus, he obviously knows a lot about Triple H who was seen as a controversial figure back in the day for different reasons. While speaking on Grilling JR Podcast, Jim Ross discussed The Game has to deal with disrespect, mainly due to the fact that he has married Stephanie McMahon.

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Ross also stated that the head-honcho doesn’t get his due credits over the fact that he’s married to Stephanie McMahon,

“People get pissed at Triple H because they’re jealous and because of who he married. Maybe they believe that he would not have been such a success if he had not married the boss’s daughter. I totally disagree with that. You can’t tell me the wedding vows made him a great worker, he made himself a great worker but he’s not given enough credit for it because of the jealousy thing and the anti-McMahon backlash at times. He’s never given credit sometimes for his hard work and his dedication to the business.” (Quotes courtesy Wrestling INC)

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Despite what some people or fans think of Triple H, he will continue to remain an integral part of WWE television. He is also the front-runner to take things over when Vince McMahon will be forced to step down from the Chairman’s position, down the road.

As for Stephanie McMahon, she is also one of the head-honchos of the WWE who has the official post of Chief Brand Officer. In most of the international media calls or company representations, she is the one to talk on behalf of the brand. Plus, she also is one of the prime shareholders of the WWE.

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Jim Ross On Steve Austin Turning Heel At WWE Invasion

Professional wrestling Legend Jim Ross recently spoke on Stone Cold Steve Austin turning heel at the WWE invasion pay per view event in 2001. WWE invasion was to Ignite the WWE vs Alliance storylines and it took place only once in WWE history.

Stone Cold Steve Austin turning heel at WWE invasion was quite a bit of a shocker. And to be honest it was not much of a heel turn, Austin just be trade WWE and join forces with the Alliance. Nobody expected this coming.

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Jim Ross On Steve Austin Turning Heel At WWE Invasion

Indeed it was a big shocker but was it a very good decision? This betrayal has been criticized by the critics and the fans worldwide back then. It is still considered as one of the weakest booking decisions ever made by WWE. The promotion that created Austin was not a matter for him. The criticism had valid points.

Austin actually fought as a member of the team WWE, but at the end of the main event of the night which was a 10 man tag team match between team WWE and team Alliance Austin betrayed team WWE and hit Kurt Angle with Stunner so that Booker T could pin him.

Jim Ross who is a legendary figure in professional wrestling recently spoke on a recent episode of Grilling JR about Stone Cold Steve Austin turning heel at the WWE invasion pay per view event in 2001. He said;

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“He still wanted to be a heel. I’ve said this many times in the meetings I had with the three of us and then private meetings with Vince. ‘We owe him that, JR. We owe him the opportunity.’ And he said his instincts have been pretty good as Stone Cold, so maybe he’s onto something.

“Maybe it’ll be right place, right time, and it clicks. I just thought it was poor casting. I expressed myself to both guys that I didn’t think it was gonna work. It’s hard in the pro wrestling business to build a viable, money-drawing babyface. When you find that person and have that execution, you don’t want to screw with it.

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“You want to make that stronger, and you do that by building stronger villains and putting the babyface in jeopardy……it didn’t make sense to me. It was just stubbornness I think if you want to cut the bullshit.

“Sometimes you can’t make things work if the audience doesn’t want it to work. They did not want it to work as it relates to Steve being this hated villain where I want to pay my money to see the shit get kicked out of him. That never crossed the fans’ mind, in my estimation.”

Credit: Grilling JR. H/T 411Mania

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Cody Rhodes Speaks On The Criticism Of Jim Ross

Former WWE star Cody Rhodes who is currently working in the AEW and a former two times AEW TNT Champion recently spoke on the controversies and criticism on Jim Ross as an announcer of the All Elite Wrestling.

Ever since Jim Ross left WWE, the place that was vacated by him could never be filled. He is considered by a lot of professional wrestling fans as the best wrestling commentator ever. If not the best he is of course one of the best without any doubt.

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Cody Rhodes Speaks On The Criticism Of Jim Ross

Ross started his WWE career back in 1993. He kept working for WWE for twenty long years before he left the promotion in 2013 with some poor misunderstandings. He came back to WWE in 2017 again but only stayed with the promotion for two years. In 2019 he left the promotion to join the newly founded All Elite Wrestling.

The fans of the AEW considered the good old Jim Ross as one of the biggest attractions of the show. Most of the wrestling fans believe that it is nearly impossible to replace Jim Ross. The example he set in his wrestling career is highly inspiring for everyone who wants to work backstage in the professional wrestling companies.

Former two times AEW TNT Champion Cody Rhodes recently spoke with itrwrestling.com where he spoke on the controversies and criticism on Jim Ross as an announcer of the All Elite Wrestling. He said;

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“Well, I think people forget that JR is one of the most over people on the show. Our generation, speaking specifically about my generation, no other generations, we all think that we’re just it. We’re it. Well, I tend to be more of a pessimist, and really, are we? Are we it?

“Numbers are on a nice . . . they’re moving upwards, but JR is part of the most prolific wrestling period of all time, and that’s no coincidence. He helped build it. He helped construct it. That guy . . . I’m always surprised to see how much flak he gets online.

“He’s an older guy who decided to jump ship, join us, take a chance on this. I mean, he’s going to probably retire his jersey here, take this huge chance, this massive gamble when he had a legacy and a job for life elsewhere.

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“Also for all flak he may get, the point of him being seated next to Excalibur is that dichotomy. Here’s PWG Excalibur talking about things and wrestlers that maybe Jim doesn’t even know who they are.

“And this is Jim Ross from Mid-South, the heir apparent to Bill Watts, who knows all about history and stories and grit and violence. And here’s the most neutral, greatest man on earth right in the middle, Tony Schiavone, the glue, to bring it all together.

“That dichotomy is the point. If we had all modern wrestling commentators, I don’t know what the show would sound like. You need that JR sound. You really do. He complains about not having an action figure, which isn’t my fault, but he needs one too. I love JR.”

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Jim Ross Reveals Who Was Not Happy With Eric Bischoff Joining WWE

Professional wrestling legend Jim Ross recently revealed the name of the wrestler who was not happy with Eric Bischoff joining WWE back in 2002. Ross, however, did not guarantee the name but it was more of an opinion.

When WCW closed down after WWE purchased the promotion, a lot of people lost their jobs. Some of the workers and wrestlers from the promotion WWE as Vince McMahon decided to sign them. The same thing happened with ECW as well.

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Jim Ross Reveals Who Was Not Happy With Eric Bischoff Joining WWE

One of the most shocking names that arrived to WWE from WCW had to be the former Boss of WCW Eric Bischoff. Fan square in absolute disbelief after they saw Eric Bischoff has arrived to WWE. He was instantly given the general manager role of Monday Night RAW. He is considered as one of the best heel authority figures in WWE history.

According to Jim Ross, there was at least one person who was unhappy with Eric Bischoff signing with WWE. Ross repeat it was none other than “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair. The sixteen times World Champion was unhappy with WCW before he left the promotion and he was happy that the promotion closed down. However, he was unhappy with a lot of people losing their jobs.

Jim Ross in a recent episode of the Grilling JR talked about Ric Flair being upset with Eric bischoff signing with the World Wrestling Entertainment. He gave some reasons behind his opinion as well. He said;

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“Of course. Eric was just another talent. Any talent coming onto the roster, I was involved in because that was my territory. Sometimes I didn’t know all the creative plans and machinations that were planned, but somebody has to negotiate a contract and somebody has to get them signed up.

“Even though you can agree in principle, sometimes agreeing to the mathematics of the deal can be a little bit challenging…..I thought it was a very bold move because for whatever reason, Eric was not liked by a lot of guys because of past WCW business and so forth.

“I think the only person I can remember [being upset] after all these years – we’re talking 2002 here – was Flair. Some wounds take longer to heal than others. But it still comes back to the bottom line of your job.

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“This is your job. Look, Bischoff took me off the air in WCW, and I didn’t hate him. The best thing that ever happened to me, at that time, was coming to work for Vince. I made great money and was there for over a quarter of a century. Eric and I are great friends, but we weren’t always. I got over it and my ego got back in check to some degree.

“I believe it was a one-off opportunity. With all due respect, I didn’t need to see a series of matches between two untrained pro wrestlers. They weren’t even in the pro wrestler category. That’s saying that respecfully. But a one-off built correctly? Yeah, it would’ve added to a significant pay-per-view. But to see it more than once, we’re getting into dangerous waters I think.”

Credit: Grilling JR. H/T 411Mania

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Jim Ross Reveals Why Lex Luger Did Not Feature In WWE Hall Of Fame

Former WWE commentator Jim Ross recently revealed why the former two times WCW World Heavyweight Champion and professional wrestling legend Lex Luger did not get inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame yet.

Lex Luger started his professional wrestling career back in 1985. He wrestled two years in the NWA before going to the World Championship Wrestling. After having a successful five-year run in the WCW he joined in 1993.

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Jim Ross Reveals Why Lex Luger Did Not Feature In WWE Hall Of Fame

It has been said so many times that Lex what’s the pic of Vince McMahon to be the next Hulk Hogan. He did not have a long career in WWE but in a short amount of time, he left a mark. He even won the Royal Rumble match of 1994 along with WWE Hall of Famer “The Hitman” Bret Hart.

His run in the WWE did not work pretty well and he joined WCW again in 1995. He stayed in the WCW until the end of the promotion. He had a short time in the Total Nonstop Wrestling as well after that. Currently he is working in WWE on their Wellness policy.

AEW commentator Jim Ross recently spoke on his Grilling JR where he revealed why the former two times WCW World Heavyweight Champion and professional wrestling legend Lex Luger did not get inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame yet. He said;

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“It’s some of those things we talked about. The embarrassment that he put on the company. I believe he will be. I believe Lex Luger will be in the WWE Hall of Fame. I think it’ll be a popular decision when it occurs because he’ll be allowed his two or three minutes he’s allocated, which we talked about before is ridiculous.

“Don’t induct so damn many people. Have a manageable number of people, so they have the appropriate time to tell their story. He’s got a hell of a story to tell. So, I believe Lex will be in the WWE Hall of Fame at some point in time. I think cooler heads will prevail, and he’ll be inducted.

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“But I think it was the burning of the bridges and how he conducted himself on his exit contributed to him [not being in]. If you want a story – if they want to tell stories and a visual – here’s a guy that could be rolled onto the stage to tell his story. He’s in a wheelchair.

“If you’re looking for a story, this could be a great story and a story of success because Lex found true happiness in his faith. I think he’ll be in, and I think it’ll be a great induction. Some old wounds just don’t heal as quickly as others…..I just think there are a lot of reasons you would do it.”

Credit: Grilling JR. H/T 411Mania

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