JR Blog: Ziggler’s Future, CM Punk as WWE Champion, Ryback

Nick Paglino

Jim RossWWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights:

Ziggler is going to have a stellar year in 2012. The former amateur standout seemingly does something in every match that grabs my attention. Dolph reminds me of many greats of the game including Pat Patterson, Curt Hennig, and Billy Gunn. Fans that have no patience with where Ziggler currently stands in the 'pecking order' at least in those fan's eyes need to exhale and simply enjoy Ziggler's performances and continue to watch him evolve. Dolph Ziggler could easily be WWE Champion or World's Champion by WM29. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

Punk's tenure as WWE Champion is making the coveted WWE Title more meaningful and it's obvious that Punk's popularity is growing. I'm a big fan of CM Punk and feel that he' ranks with the most compelling WWE Champions in recent memory. Punk is smart, physical and durable which are all traits that are invaluable to WWE on many fronts.

Ryback's growth is noticeable and I've enjoyed his feats of strength while he's destroyed two opponents at once. This has given Ryback what every talent should desire…a spotlight. Soon, without question, Ryback will 'graduate' to high quality opponents but the Goldberg chants aren't likely to go away soon. I don't see @Goldberg chants as being a negative. They are what they are and Goldberg is still, as he should be, considered a huge star by many long time fans. I'm convinced that some fans chant Goldberg at Ryback just because other fans are chanting it.

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