JR Q&A: Rock vs Cena Expectations, Cruiserweight Show, HBK

Nick Paglino

Jim RossJim Ross answered several fan questions in the blog section of JRsBarBQ.com. The following are excerpts, and you can check out more by heading over to his website:

-Do you think that a Rock vs. HBK match will ever happen? Absolutely not. Shawn has retired from being a wrestler and I'm not sure if WM28 won't be Rock's last bout. But @ShawnMichaels is no longer in that equation. 

-Why does WWE change the names of wrestlers? WWE is an entertainment company and they want to own all their intellectual property. Changing names of wrestlers allows them to own those names. It's smart business and I would do the same if I owned a wrestling company. Wrestlers who are using a name that they used prior to joining WWE essentially 'lease' their name to WWE during the term of said wrestler's WWE tenure.

-Is WWE going to do a Cruiserweight TV show? I read those rumors online but I have no direct knowledge. If they do, I'd be more than willing to volunteer to do the play by play for those bouts. Smaller, skilled talents need a showcase to display their abilities.

-What kind of match do you think that we will see between The Rock and John Cena at WrestleMania 28? Competitive, athletic and fundamental. Both are ground guys who can brawl and exchange holds. I think the crowd will be hugely pro-Rock which will likely highly motivate Cena. I'm not going to pick a winner but I am greatly anticipating a fitting close of the mega event. There is LOTS of pressure on both men to deliver in the position that they are placed.

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