Update: Jim Ross Currently Hospitalized Following Rib Injury at NJPW G1 Special


As noted, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross appeared to have sustained some sort of injury during the NJPW G1 Special at The Cow Palace over the weekend, and it has subsequently been confirmed that the injury is legitimate, and Ross is currently hospitalized.

According to John Pollock, Ross remains in the ER and is awaiting further evaluation after suffering a rib injury at the event, and Ross is said to be in a lot of pain following the accident:

The injury came when Jay White suplexed Juice Robinson into the barricade on the outside of the ring, and the barricade flew into the announce table and injured Ross. JR’s announce team partner Josh Barnett also commented on the injury with the following Tweet:

Below is footage of the suplex which resulted in JR’s injury:

Ross admitted on Twitter that he was not warned ahead of time about the suplex spot and that it was definitely not “storyline driven”: