WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross took to his blog on Tuesday to discuss many of the happenings on “Monday Night Raw” alongside some other things in the wrestling world. Below are some of the highlights.
On what happened between John Cena and Dean Ambrose:
“The tension that evolved during the show between Cena and Ambrose caught my attention and I’m curious as to where that might go. Cena’s polarizing rub would help make Ambrose a bigger fan favorite of which WWE is sorely lacking at the moment.”
Regarding the appearance of some more kid-friendly characters in WWE programming:
“Admittedly, I am not in WWE’s target demo any longer but I’m still a fan but for the life of me I can’t ascertain the usefulness of a mini bull, a mini alligator or a giant rabbit. Apparently, I just don’t get it. Perhaps it’s the ‘Disney’ influence of the PG aspect of today’s WWE and if so that would make sense.”
He also spoke on the rumors of him having interest in calling matches for New Japan Pro Wrestling:
“Nice story by Brian Fritz of The Sporting News talking about my interest in doing play by play for the January 4 New Japan Pro Wrestling show on PPV from Tokyo. I want to clarify that there have been no official discussions regarding this matter other than I have indicated an interest in discussing it if it comes up and if we can create a win/win situation. I think it would be fun but in no way is that an indication that I want to return to doing weekly aka regular pro wrestling gigs. Special projects like this one could potentially be a fun assignment but at this time it’s merely conjecture and I’m unaware if NJPW even has a serious interest in talking with me about this matter. Nonetheless I wish them well with their major undertaking the day after my next birthday.”
The rest of the blog can be found here.
I agree with Jim about the program with Cena and Ambrose. I think they have totally put him where Reigns was scheduled to be, and I think it could help elevate him to new levels.