Jim Ross Blog: WWE Tryouts Today, Austin, Raw GM, More

Matt Boone


The following are highlights from the latest online blog of WWE Hall Of Fame announcer Jim Ross:

JR on WWE and FCW tryouts: “Enjoyed being around the 63 wrestlers who are trying out in Tampa this weekend and that ends Monday. Had an especially good time with Dusty Rhodes and the entire FCW crew who all do a great job teaching the fundamentals of the wrestling biz. It’s hard for me to say how many prospects to be offered contracts but my best guess is that it will be in single digits likely between 2-5.

As I understand it, WWE officials will award contracts to the most deserving candidates Monday afternoon. I wish them all good luck and hope that those who don’t leave with a deal stay positive and continue to chase an elusive dream.”

JR on Steve Austin’s publicity: “See great stories featuring Steve Austin coming up in Entertainment Weekly and in Sunday’s New York Post re: ‘The Expendables.’”

JR on the secret GM of Raw: “No I am NOT the secret GM of Raw. Let’s put that one to rest.”

Check out the full blog online at JRsBarBQ.com.

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