JR Speaks on Flair Wrestling, Knox’s Creative Direction & More

Nick Paglino

Jim Ross has blogged again over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights:

JR on Flair Wrestling: "The issue for me is that I don’t want to see Naitch wrestle again, not just one year after retiring. I think Ric keeps himself more special and his retirement, which was an entertainment and emotional work of art, special and an ever lasting memory in the minds of fans worldwide. To see Ric manage someone, be a guest Ref, etc works for me personally. I would love to see Ric Flair have a role at WM25 in Houston because having the greatest wrestler who ever lived at the year’s biggest event just makes sense."

JR Pitches a Knox Idea: "A WWE fan told me he was intrigued by Mike Knox and thought Knox had a nice upside to which I agreed. Then the fan, at the Tampa Airport BTW, asked me about Knox’s background of which I did not have sufficient answers. Knox would be a prime candidate for a sit down interview or a series of short vignettes providing fans more info on the bearded bully who has reminded some old timers of Bruiser Brody."

JR on FCW: "I visited the Florida Championship Wrestling facility on Monday and spoke to the athletes along with watching some bouts. The WWE doesn’t have empty cupboards when it comes to potentially, outstanding wrestlers being developed there. There is some outstanding talent there but my biggest fear is that some of them will be called up too soon and one only gets one opportunity to make that all important first impression to today’s discerning wrestling fans. The facility is first class all the way and far exceeds my vision as to what I saw year’s ago when the WWE first launched developmental training camps."

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