We’ve collected the best Jim Ross Quotes. Use them as an inspiration.
Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling’ is really not a wrestling book. It’s a book about life, and there’s a great love story in this book. There are great life lessons in this book about not allowing others to define you.
I’m a fan of Lucha Underground and hope they are successful.
The black man‘s journey within the genre of grappling wasn’t unlike the challenges their brethren faced in professional sports, entertainment and, most importantly, everyday life. To say it was challenging would be a massive understatement.
The best incarnation of The Four Horsemen was undoubtedly the unit comprised of Ric Flair, Barry Windham, Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard, along with talented manager JJ Dillon, which will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012.
The first thing that you need to be a draw, to be a star, is the intangible ‘It’ factor. You cannot manufacture ‘It,’ you cannot replicate ‘It.’
I’m not fixated on death but I know tomorrows are not guaranteed.
Wrestlemania is big, and I’m glad that I got to go on a real interesting 21-year ride on the road to and out of Wrestlemania.
I grew up in Oklahoma.
The Heisman Trophy equivalent in collegiate wrestling is named the Dan Hodge Award, which illustrates just how Dan is perceived within that culture.
I had a very humble upbringing, earned everything I got, and learned how challenging it is in the pro wrestling business.
That’s what friends do – support each other as best that they can no matter the circumstances.
There’s no way in hell I’m supposed to be on television or be a broadcaster of any regard. But I have defied those odds because I believe in this: I am damn sure not going to let somebody else define who I am.
It doesn’t matter if you have a six-minute match on ‘Superstars,’ go out and steal the show. Go have a great, solid match. Somebody’s going to say, ‘Who cares about ‘Superstars?’ Nobody watches it. And it’s only six minutes.’ That’s the wrong attitude. That’s a loser‘s attitude, and that’s what I’ve told dozens of talents.
It has been my experience that the greatest performers in the genre of sports-entertainment are usually natural extensions of their own, true personality.
On a very personal note, my dear friend, the late Steve ‘Dr. Death’ Williams was a four-time amateur wrestling All-American who also lettered and started four years on the football team at Oklahoma. I’ve met no man walking the face of the earth tougher than Doc. R.I.P., my friend.
My folks, I don’t think my mom or my dad ever missed a little league game or a football game.
Jericho uses tried and true, fundamental pro wrestling villain techniques to make him effective. He’s a master in ring psychologist.
Aug. 2, 1992, was one of the most memorable moments in sports-entertainment. It was on that night in Baltimore, that Ron Simmons became the first African American recognized as World Heavyweight Champion in wrestling.
I don’t have a bad thing to say about Vince McMahon.
Broadcasting is a team effort and two, or three, individuals not functioning as a team cannot be as effective as they can if they set aside their own agendas and focus on what they see on their TV monitors and embellish the TV personas of the talents involved. I’ve been blessed to have had many outstanding partners.
I’m a wrestling fan with a phenomenal journey.
There have always been extraordinarily tough men in the business of sports-entertainment. My view is that one can’t be in the sports-entertainment business successfully and long term without being tough.
The adrenaline of performing live in front of an audience is a feeling that’s hard to replicate.
Unlike the on-air talents in the NFL where they have producers figuratively joined at their hip, providing them with info and tidbits of data, we WWE announcers are responsible for getting ourselves ready for every broadcast.