JR Discusses Daniel Bryan’s Run As World Champion, Working WrestleMania, More

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights:

-For the record, informed fans who feel that Daniel Bryan is inadequate as World Champion in WWE have more than likely never had their a** whipped by a smaller guy. I can say this, on college campuses around the country and where amateur wrestling exists, the football players usually want nothing to do with the wrestlers especially the smaller wrestlers who carry enhanced chips on their shoulders.

-Been asked dozens of times if I’m broadcasting at WrestleMania 28. The honest answer is that I don’t know. I don’t find it newsworthy that I ‘want’ to broadcast WrestleMania because anyone in WWE who does any job in connection with the event and who doesn’t want to be a part of WrestleMania should be future endeavored. That would be the equivalent of a NFL player NOT wanting to play in the Super Bowl. WrestleMania remains very special to me and I will be in Miami for WrestleMania week and will enjoy every minute of the experience no matter what I do.   

-I guarantee you that every WWE athlete wants to be on the WM28 card, too, and those that don’t make the cut will carry a certain degree of emptiness around with them for a good while. I used to recruit kids who I thought wanted to not just make the card but, in my view, had a fighting chance to headline WrestleMania. My theory was to always set one’s goals high and those that reach them can establish their legacies and financial futures, unless they’re a irresponsible and/or self destructive, for years to come. To appear at multiple WrestleMania events is an amazing accomplishment in my view. I have great memories of every WrestleMania I ever worked and could likely devote a book simply on that topic. 

Click here to read JR’s latest in its entirety.

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  • Matt Scott

    How long before fanboys start rallying for JR/King to call Rock/Cena

    • Howard Stern

      Suck a thumb punk. You and me, WM XXIX. No holds barred. Loser gets future endeavored.

  • Nick

    Lets be honest. We all want JR to call WM. But it MUST be done in a 2 man booth. He can't adapt to a 3 man team, and to be honest a 3 man commentary team sucks.

    • Patrick_Peralta

      JR is a professional 2man or 3 man booth he can do it and has done it before. The right people in a 3man booth is great but you need the right people.

      unlike the fans JR is not worrying over being a announcer. The Fans worry more then he does. After all the work he has done since the 1970's as a announcer.. the man is entitled to Retire from the booth if he wishes which is what you guys don't understand.

      if they call for him fine but if not he can live with it.

      • Nick

        When did he say he wants to retire? Don't recall him ever saying that actually. He wants to do it. And i know a threeman booth has been done before, but it was crap, he even said so himself. So… yeah :/

  • Alex Vizcaino

    JR vs Cole for a broadcasting spot on WM28! Haha!

  • Wwe4L76

    Jr smells bbq