Jim Ross Blog: King Kong Bundy in HOF, The Shield, Current Announce Teams
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on JrsBarBq.com, here are some highlights.
Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns: “@thedeanambrose, @wwerollins, and @romanreigns are have unique qualities that they bring to the dance as was somewhat illustrated Monday night. Bottom line is that they all ‘want it’ and seem to be willing to continue to work harder than many of their young peers in accomplishing their goals. They are not at a place where they can essentially take a ‘day off’ of preparation. I know these three to be aggressive, in ring talents and that trait alone will help them on their journey. All three are totally different personalities which is a positive but I love the fact that they are all young and are being provided an opportunity to push others already on the main roster aside on their way to main event status.”
Current WWE announce teams: “I’m enjoying the work of @michaelcole and @jerrylawler in such a challenging role. Doing ‘storytelling’ oriented commentary along with navigating 15 commercial breaks is daunting. I’m happy that Cole was given a reprieve from Smackdown and the dynamic of @JCLayfield and @WWEJoshMathews works well for me as a viewer. Again, broadcasting today’s genre is tougher and more challenging than its ever been. The game has changed.
“Storytelling oriented commentary is so much different that what many of us used to do when one man provided ‘play by play’ while the other, usually an antagonist, handled the color commentary. It’s simply a matter of changing times and many fans of this generation have never really had the opportunity to experience the old school style that arguably ended, by and large, shortly after the Attitude Era.”
King Kong Bundy In the WWE Hall Of Fame: “Another 2013 HOF candidate for consideration….@RealKKBundy who was a major player in WWE in their breakout, national expansion years and was one of the best super heavyweights ever in the business. ‘King Kong Tonnage’ as Ernie Ladd used to call Bundy, is hilarious to follow on Twitter.”