Jim Ross Retires from Wrestling

Posted by Steve Carrier on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

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WWE announced that Jim Ross notified the company that he will be retiring today to “focus on his personal business endeavors.”

Ross first joined WWE 20 years ago in 1993 and made his on-camera debut at WrestleMania IX. He worked on and off as an announcer on RAW until 2011, when he was fired in storyline by John Laurinaitis. He has appeared sporadically on WWE television ever since, and filled in for Jerry “The King” Lawler last year after Lawler suffered a heart attack.

Ross, who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007, has been working with the WWE development team in Florida for the past year.

Backstage Update on Jim Ross Retiring…




  • The huntress in the night

    Goodbye JR, but if anyone has earned retirement from the business you have .

  • Jay

    Congrats on a great career Mr.Ross

  • Josh Cervera

    again?

  • Bill Phipps

    One the classiest, nicest, most professional guys I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. Enjoy your retirement, JR, but I hope they’ll welcome you back anytime!

  • The huntress in the night

    Paging Dixie Carter.. make a call to Oklahoma if you have any brains.

    • Frankie Martinez

      I think she will need more money than brains, but it would be interesting if even a meeting takes place…. :)



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