Is there any chance that Jim Ross makes the move to TNA now that he has “retired” from WWE?
Anything is possible but I don’t see it as a likely. Jim Ross has never shown interest in TNA (at least not publicly) and they are in a state where they have been cutting expenses. What message would it send if TNA brought him in at a time when they are cutting talent? I expect JR to continue to contribute to the business through his blog, sell his BBQ sauce and hold Q&A events like he recently did overseas.
Does Big Show have any creative control over the current portrayal of him as a suck-up crybaby? It can’t be good for him in the long-term.
I am sure Big Show has some stroke when it comes to the booking of his character but I don’t think his current gimmick hurts him in the long-term. When you’re as large as Big Show, you can flip the switch from “gentle giant” to “unstoppable monster” at the drop of a dime. His current character keeps him in the limelight and annoys people. It’s doing exactly what it’s intended to do.
Is the fact that Bo Dallas appeared on main roster TV briefly then ‘disappeared’ back to NXT purely a result of being lost in the mix around Wrestlemania or is the fact that he hasn’t re-emerged since indicative of concerns around his readiness?
WWE officials are still high up on Bo Dallas as a developmental talent. They gave him some main roster experience but the feeling was he wasn’t ready just yet. While these guys can work in developmental forever, the only sure way to gauge a worker’s progress is to take them on the road with the main roster and see how the crowd reacts. Dallas needed some more seasoning but that’s not to say he won’t be ready at some point.
Do you think next year will be The Undertaker’s final Wrestlemania match?
I am finished speculating on when The Undertaker will hang it up. Every year he comes in and exceeds my expectations so it’s just a situation that I’m going to sit back and enjoy. It is worth nothing that he’s not a sure thing for Wrestlemania XXX but made it clear as early as the pay-per-view this year that he wanted another bout next year.
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