JR's Blog: NEW, Ross Report Drops Later Today, RINGSIDE SHOW PPV on FITE, RAW/CHICAGO FEEDBACK
Posted: Mar 8th 2017 By: Jim Ross
It's a beautiful day in Norman, Oklahoma, the home of the Oklahoma Sooners where @BakerMayfield is still our Quarterback! A new, Ross Report Podcast drops later today featuring Mike Johnson of PWInsider and the great Shawn Michaels. This is an outstanding show thanks to my two guests and we cover a ton of material that you will enjoy. Pleae take a moment to leave us feedback and a 5 star rating at iTunes and we certinly appreciate it.
Our first ever PPV presentation will debut Wednesday on the FITE App for only $5.99 and it is the best of our three, Dallas House of Blues shows from Wrestlemania Texas. This is a fun show that offers special guests and plenty of infotainment. Give it a shot as it wil be available only 30 days on FITE.
Check out our new tees at www.prowrestlingtees.com/jimross. New designs were added this week.
Tickets are still available but getting scarce for our two, RINGSIDE with Jim Ross Shows, both matinees, at Plaza Live. Less than 50 VIP tickets are available for both Saturday and Sunday shows at www.ticketfly.com. General Admission tickets are only $25. Hope you can join us.
Solid show that accomplished the goal of creating awareness of the key, RAW Wrestlemania bouts.
Jericho-Owens-Joe was good business to start the show. Three, main event stars earning their pay for sure. Good stuff.
Taker/Reigns interaction was money. Loved the choke slam and so did the fans in the great, wrestling city of Chicago.
I'd likely put Reigns over in Orlando via cheating to gain an unfair advantage as it would facilitate Reigns leaving WM with immense heat and bragging rights to carry Roman farther down the road. That obviously sets up the eventual 'face turn which will make Roman Reigns the huge, fan favorite, face of the company talent that has been WWE's focus for a long while.
Embraced the physicality factored into the on going build of Lesnar vs Goldberg now for the Universal Title for Wrestlemania. The physicality was warranted and it worked plus @HeymanHustle was again a star on the mic and with his facials and body English.
Goldberg vs Lesnar closes the four hour show at Wrestlemania, right? They do if I'm booking.
Another great night for Neville who has become the cornerstone of the WWE Cruiserweight division. Neville and Austin Aries provided fans some excellent TV. Also, Rich Swann vs Neville was a terrific bout.
WWE could still do a more provocative job of enhancing the TV personas of the Cruiserweights who all have physical skills but many fans don't truly know who they are.
Thought that the women's title creative was a bit muddled in it's presentation. This lost me along the way, unfortunately. Nonetheless WWE is still providing these women great opportunities to continue to establish themselves. The "Ronda Rousey Factor" is still alive and well.
Excited to watch the ROH PPV this Friday night on the FITE App and host a live chat on the App while watching the event with many of you. Join me and hit me with your questions and comments. I'm expecting a strong show from ROH especially factoring in Bully Ray and the Hardy's. There is no reason that this should not be an awesome PPV event.
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Week of Sun 01-14 to Sat: 01-20
- 01-14 1966 Lorenzo Parente def. Danny Hodge for the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion
- 01-14 1983 The Great Kabuki def. Bugsy McGraw for the WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion
- 01-14 1995 Shane Cortez def. Flamon Raymon for the WWEmp Light Heavyweight Champion
- 01-14 2017 Duke Swellington & became the ComPro Tag Team Champions
- 01-14 2018 Tyson Jaymes became the ASP Mid-American Champion
- 01-14 2018 Brock Landers def. Drake Gallows for the ASP 5-Star Champion
- 01-14 2018 Tristan Thorne def. Prince Mahalli for the ASP Heavyweight Champion
- 01-15 1966 Lorenzo Parente def. Jack Brisco for the TSW Missouri Junior Heavyweight Champion
- 01-15 1974 The Great Mephisto def. Jose Lothario for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
- 01-15 2005 The Fantastics (Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton) became the SCW Southern Tag Team Champion
- 01-15 2006 Ryan Davidson def. The Lone Shining Star for the MSWA Tri-State Champion
- 01-15 2006 The House of Strange (Draven Cross & 3rd Rail) def. Aaron Neil & Kevin James for the MSWA Mid-South Tag Team Champion
- 01-15 2010 Dane Griffin became the GPCW Heavyweight Champion
- 01-15 2011 Ignition def. David Kyzer for the TAP Adrenaline Champion
- 01-15 2011 Tim Rockwell def. Dutch Hagen for the TAP Oklahoma Heritage Champion
- 01-15 2011 Rolling Thunder became the UWE United States Champion
- 01-16 1967 Fritz Von Erich def. Joe Blanchard for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
- 01-16 1981 Ernie Ladd def. Jake Roberts for the MSW Louisiana Champion
- 01-16 1985 Ted DiBiase def. Brad Armstrong for the MSW North American Heavyweight Champion
- 01-16 1999 Red Eagle def. The Great Bolo 2nd for the OPW Oklahoma Heavyweight Champion
- 01-16 2009 Brandon Bishop def. Carnage for the GPCW Heavyweight Champion
- 01-16 2010 Anarchy 2nd became the UWE Heavyweight Champion
- 01-16 2015 The Imperialists (Charlie Haas & Griffin) def. Simply Irresistible (Matthew Palmer & James Johnson) for the NWA-TXO Tag Team Champions
- 01-16 2016 Drake Gallows became the WFC Hometown Heroes Champion
- 01-16 2016 Ky-Ote def. Montego Seeka for the IWR Revolutionary Champion
- 01-17 1980 Mike Sharpe, Jr. def. Mike George for the MSW Mississippi Champion
- 01-17 2009 Seth Allen def. Dustin Heritage for the IZW Impact Division Champion
- 01-17 2014 Dane Griffin became the NWA-TXO Heavyweight Champion
- 01-17 2014 Genesis (Carrion Arcane & Kristopher Haiden) def. Dane Griffin for the NWA-TXO Tag Team Champions
- 01-17 2014 The Dark Circle (Tim Storm & Apoc) def. Genesis (Carrion Arcane & Kristopher Haiden) for the NWA-TXO Tag Team Champions
- 01-17 2015 Ethan Cole def. Diamond for the SRPW United States Champion
- 01-18 1980 Ernie Ladd def. Mike Sharpe, Jr. for the MSW Louisiana Champion
- 01-18 2004 Ty Magnus & Li'l Joe became the ACW Tag Team Champions
- 01-18 2004 Angel Williams became the ACW Heavyweight Champion
- 01-18 2014 Brian Breaker def. The Canadian Red Devil for the OWA Heavyweight Champion
- 01-19 1980 Mike George def. Bill Watts for the MSW North American Heavyweight Champion
- 01-19 2008 Jeff Knight became the GPCW Cruiserweight Champion
- 01-19 2013 Team Remix (Cody Jones & Copycat) def. Randy Price for the IZW Tag Team Champions
- 01-20 2013 Impact, Inc. (Jermaine Johnson & Jordan Jacobs) became the MSWA Mid-South Tag Team Champion
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