The following are highlights from the latest online blog of WWE Hall Of Fame announcer Jim Ross:
Jim Ross on his upcoming surgery: “Thanks for the well wishes regarding my surprise, upcoming medical procedure this Monday afternoon where apparently a stent will be put into a heart artery. I just got this info Tuesday morning even though I knew last week while I was in Florida that my stress test showed some questionable results. Ironically, my blood work from my my annual physical and the overall condition of the structure of my heart have not been better in years and years. All my numbers of importance were the best that they had been in recent memory as a result of losing about 25 pounds, hitting the gym regularly, and adhering to a new, smarter diet. My family has a history of heart issues so perhaps its genetic.”
JR on this Friday’s live WWE SmackDown show: “I was never scheduled to appear in OKC Friday during the WWE festivities so that info has circulated erroneously. We’re likely heading to Dallas after the Lucky Star appearance of which we have had planned for a year as I have been going to the OU-Texas game since 1971. Obviously, if needed I would certainly attend the WWE Super Show but I’m not and don’t feel compelled to hang around catering all day. The desert table is too tempting.”
JR on Mick Foley’s new book: “I’m excited about the release of Mick Foley’s book which I have read and reviewed here months ago. I really thought Mick did an excellent job with his latest literary creation and I honestly did not think that the topic felt that compelling before reading the book. I was wrong and throughly enjoyed ‘Countdown to Lockdown’ and encourage fans to check it out. I’m likely to read Mick’s latest book again before I start writing my own some day. As a matter of fact I will probably go back and read several of Mick’s books along with a few others to prime the pump of creativity when I embark on writing my first book of what could be more than one if all goes as planned.”
Check out the complete blog online at JRsBarBQ.com.