WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has finished up his obligations with AXS TV to commentate New Japan Pro Wrestling shows and is intent on moving on to the next stage of his career. During the most recent episode of his podcast, Ross gave an insight into where he goes from here and what he wants to do moving forward.
Ross first explained that he will likely commentate for AXS TV in the future, but as it stands, for the time being, he cannot work for the company until the end of March next year. He is optimistic that when the time comes, he will resume responsibilities.
“Let me say this right away, a little piece of business. I have not, as far as I’m concerned, broadcast my last match on AXS TV. I’m unable to get back on their air until passed the end of March, but I am optimistic that I will, somewhere along the way, rejoin the team in some capacity. So I’ll just throw that in there. That’s all.”
Ross also added that he would like to do more commentary in sports such as boxing, MMA and football- though he confirms he’d never entirely leave the professional wrestling industry to do so.
“[More MMA broadcasting] is possible. I’m probably going to be doing a lot things that I haven’t been doing come Spring. I’d like to do some more boxing. I’d like to do some football. I’d like to do some MMA. But I’m never going to deviate too far from my [pro] wrestling roots. That’d be stupid.”
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With H/T to Wrestling Inc for the transcription.