JR Speaks on the WWE Trade, Expects 2 Stars to Break Out

Nick Paglino

jim rossJim Ross has updated his blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights:

"Honolulu was packed over the weekend at the WWE event. I have often wondered what a stadium event in Honolulu would have done back in Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s heyday. My guess is that it would have done big biz considering ‘The Great One’s’ heritage. The Raw crew is in Tokyo for two days and it will be interesting to see how those two shows do as the overall wrestling biz in Japan is soft from what I can tell."

"Sheamus, the Celtic Warrior, is earning good reviews while touring with WWE. Sheamus is a big, tough, Irish kid who has a discernible up side and could be a future star if he stays healthy and sane along with getting a little good luck. Sheamus formerly played rugby which isn’t for the faint of heart and speaks for the young man’s toughness."

"After looking more throughly at the recent 15 person trade announced on Raw last week, I think that two WWE Superstars will contribute in a big way to Raw, Gail Kim and Jack Swagger. I am a big Gail Kim fan and feel she can become, arguably, the hottest Diva on Raw which could well mean another championship for the young lady who grew up in Toronto and who now lives in Tampa. Swagger is a future PPV main eventer and even though that might be a year or so away from happening I think that it will happen. Swagger has the youth, size, and athletic ability to evolve into a great asset for WWE if he keeps working hard, learning his craft, stays out of trouble and off the injured list."

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