Jim Ross comments on Bruno Sammartino entering the WWE Hall of Fame, Jack Swagger returning to WWE television, Brock Lesnar re-signing with WWE


prowrestling.net
MEMBERSHIP INFO | LOG-IN | CONTACT US | SUBMIT NEWS | ABOUT US
Insider News • Live TV & PPV Coverage • Hitlists • Results • Blogs

HOME | WWE NEWS | TNA NEWS | MMA NEWS | ALL NEWS | TV & PPV | ARENA REPORTS | VIEWPOINTS | PRODUCT REVIEWS | AWARDS



Dot Net App
GOT AN IPHONE, IPAD, IPOD TOUCH, SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB, OR ANDROID PHONE?

THEN BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD OUR NEW FREE APP
(or SEARCH "pro wrestling" in App Store or Android Marketplace)

Dot Net Podcast
CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO DOT NET FREE PODCAST IN ITUNES OR CLICK HERE FOR LISTING OF LATEST SHOWS

WWE News


Jim Ross comments on Bruno Sammartino entering the WWE Hall of Fame, Jack Swagger returning to WWE television, Brock Lesnar re-signing with WWE
Feb 5, 2013 - 04:32 PM


WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross updated the blog section of JRsbarbq.com. The following items are among the highlights. To order J.R.'s BBQ products, visit WWEShop.com.

-Ross on Bruno Sammartino: "It cannot be overstated how big it truly is for Bruno Sammartino to be inducted into the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame which makes this class, even if he was going in solo, the best WWE HOF class ever in my humble opinion and that includes my own class in 2007. I pray for good health so that I can join my Pittsburgh wife and attend the most special of nights, April 6, 2013 when the Steel City's own Bruno Sammartino once again sells out MSG but this time, I'm assuming, he will go on last which is something that the main eventers never did back in the day at MSG. The potential projects that Bruno can be involved with in the future with WWE are virtually limitless and his mere presence adds massive credibility to what ever project is being marketed."

Powell's POV: The ESPN article that announced Sammartino's return indicated that Bruno will be the headliner. Mick Foley certainly would have been a strong headliner, though I doubt he will have any issue with Sammartino taking that role. I agree with Ross about the strength of the current Hall of Fame class and I'm curious to see who else is added in the coming weeks.

-Ross on Jack Swagger: "@RealJackSwagger is seemingly in line for bigger opportunities if his aggressive return is any indication. When D1 athletes are challenged or feel that they are being underutilized,  we often see the 'jock' in them take over which amps up the intensity and drive. Swagger is an awesome athlete who is still evolving as it relates to sports entertainment 'sizzle' but I feel that he can be a major contributor to WWE efforts over the long haul. Yep, I'm biased because of Swagger's Oklahoma roots but at least I'm honest about it. He's a legit beast, trust me on that one."

Powell's POV: I'm happy to see Swagger back and being featured prominently right out of the gate. I'm not sure why he went form World Hvt. Champion to main roster enhancement talent, but it's good to see him back on track with a new look.

-Ross on Brock Lesnar: "MizTV was interesting. Unique dynamic with @HeymanHustle and @MikeTheMiz verbally jousting until beastly Brock Lesnar arrived on the scene to impose his physical will of which he's very adept. Getting Lesnar signed long term is significant for WWE and how this commodity is utilized is always interesting."

Powell's POV: Brock re-signing definitely adds some mystery regarding the outcome of his WrestleMania 29 match. It also opens the door for some very intriguing matchups. Now that we know he's sticking around for two more years, I hope to see Lesnar face Ryback, Sheamus, Undertaker, and C.M. Punk somewhere down the road.

Other topics include more on Bruno Sammartino, Monday's WWE Raw television show, C.M. Punk, Cody Rhodes, and more.

RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE:


READ OUR INSIDER NEWS BEFORE ANYONE ELSE! BECOME A MEMBER FOR JUST $7.50 A MONTH (or less with a year-long sub) - GET THE FIRST LOOK AT EXCLUSIVE INSIDER DOT NET NEWS, TONS OF EXCLUSIVE AUDIO CONTENT, MEMBER MESSAGE BOARD ACCESS, START YOUR OWN BLOG, AND VIEW THE SITE WITHOUT ANY ADVERTISING: SIGN ME UP (or MORE INFO)



RELATED ARTICLES FROM MGID AFFILIATE SITES...
WWE News • Latest Five Articles
Powell's WrestleMania 3 review: Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant for the WWF Championship, Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat for the Intercontinental Championship, Roddy Piper vs. Adrian Adonis
WWE going all out with digital initiatives and access during WrestleMania 30 week
4/2 WWE Network Schedule: Live stream programming lineup
Former WWE creative team member on Bray Wyatt's promos, John Cena's wacky ways, Triple H toying with online fans
WWE Raw Rating: Final numbers for the WrestleMania 30 go-home edition, comparison to last year's go-home show
4/1 WWE Main Event Live TV preview: The lineup for tonight's television show - the end of an era (no spoiler)



MEMBERSHIP INFO
Become a Dot Net Member right now for $7.50 a month or $66 a year ($5.50 a month avg.). Get exclusive audio, first-look insider news, Forum access, member blogs, more...

CLICK FOR SIGN-UP INFO


The Current Must-Read List
• Powell's WrestleMania 3 review: Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant for the WWF Championship, Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat for the Intercontinental Championship, Roddy Piper vs. Adrian Adonis
• Pruett's Blog Flashback: The Undertaker's Streak Series Part Three - The American Bad Ass Years & The Deadman's Return - WrestleMania XVII - WrestleMania XX
04/02 Prowrestling.net All Access Interview: Artist Rob Schamberger on his WrestleMania Axxess project, his background, and more
• Powell's WWE DVD Review: "Signature Sounds: The Music of WWE"
04/01 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross on the Dot Net Weekly audio show
• 4/1 Kester's WWE Main Event Live Coverage Review: Sheamus vs. The Miz and Nikki Bella vs. Tamina
• Powell's WWE Raw Hit List: Daniel Bryan attacks Triple H, Brock Lesnar finally gets the better of Undertaker, John Cena in a sheep mask, Kane vs. Roman Reigns, final hype for WrestleMania 30
• Pruett's Blog Flashback: Undertaker's Streak Series Part Two - Coincidence Preserves The Streak - WrestleMania XII - WrestleMania XV
• Powell's WrestleMania 2 review: Hulk Hogan vs. King Kong Bundy in a cage match for the WWF Championship, Roddy Piper vs. Mr. T in a boxing match
• WWE News: Chris Jericho says the time isn't right for his WWE return
ACCESS PREVIOUS MUST-READ ARTICLES

Vote In Our Latest Poll

WrestleMania 30 Poll: Who ends the night as Divas Champion?
AJ Lee
Naomi
Cameron
Brie Bella
Nikki Bella
Natalya
Eva Marie
Emma
Aksana
Alicia Fox
Summer Rae
Rosa Mendes
Layla
Tamina
  
VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS

Dot Net Free Podcasts
04/02 Prowrestling.net All Access Interview: Artist Rob Schamberger on his WrestleMania Axxess project, his background, and more
04/01 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross on the Dot Net Weekly audio show
03/31 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jason Powell and Chris Shore take your phone calls on WWE Network launch day
CLICK FOR FULL LISTING OF ALL PODCASTS

Latest from Our Affiliate Site

_pwtorch.com_
CLICK HERE FOR MORE PWTORCH HEADLINES

© 2008-2012 LAST ROW MEDIA LLC • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED -- PRIVACY POLICY