JR Blog: Payback Thoughts, Matches for Mid-South DVD, SummerSlam

Posted by DailyWrestlingNews.com on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com, featuring thoughts on Payback and more. Here are some highlights:

- The WWE production of the “Legends of Mid South Wrestling” DVD which comes out on September 10 has some amazing matches that will be featured including and here’s a partial list:

Ted DiBiase vs. Paul Ordnorff
Andre, Dusty Rhodes & JYD vs The Wild Samoans and Ernie Ladd (All WWE HOFers)
Jim Duggan vs. DiBiase Coal Miner’s Glove, Tuxedo, Loser Leaves Town Match
Wrestling 2 mentoring Magnum TA storyline
JYD Tarred and Feathered storyline
JYD vs. Hacksaw Butch Reed (Ghetto Street Fight)
Rock ‘n Roll vs. Midnight Express (a series of bouts..all tremendous)
HBK vs. DiBiase (Shawn’s rookie year)
Rick Steiner vs. Nick Patrick (Steiner was a rookie and Nick became a great referee)
Ric Flair vs. DiBiase NWA Title Bout (amazing)
A UWF match featuring the Bladerunners, Sting & Rock aka Ultimate Warrior
Terry Gordy vs. Duggan UWF Title (A legit Slobber Knocker)
DiBiase & Dr. Death vs. Freebirds in a Lumberjack match (‘Birds loved the heat!)
Gordy vs Doc UWF Title Bout (A Classic..lead to the formation of an extraordinary team)
Doc Vs. Bubba Rogers aka Big Bossman UWF Title (1 of my favorite matches I ever called)
One Man Gang vs. Big Bubba Rogers UWF Title (Textbook, Super Heavyweight bout)

- Good for Cutis Axel, the new IC Champion. I wish some cynical fans would stop second guessing every more this kid makes until he can get a little farther down the road in his career journey. I’m confident he will evolve into a significant asset for WWE.

- The Ziggler vs. Del Rio match had some psychological qualities of the WM13 bout between Bret Hart and Stone Cold. Great in ring storytelling that provides more questions than answers and plenty of follow up material for episodic TV. Del Rio seems more comfortable in the antagonist tole than he does as a fan favorite. However, I do think that many Hispanic fans will still support their countryman. I’m more interested in the personas of both ADR and Ziggler now than I was prior to Payback.

- With the return of RVD to MITB in July and coming off the heels of a strong Payback PPV, it seems as if WWE is building discernable momentum and potential, potent, PPV selling storylines for Summer Slam in LA.

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