Jim Ross is a veteran in the pro wrestling world, as he made a name for himself as a commentator in WWE. He has delivered some of the most iconic moments in the history of pro wrestling. Having worked in WWE for so long, he is well aware of how WWE works and also can criticize its product.
Many fans would agree that WWE’s product has fallen a lot when it comes to quality. The current product has a lot of flaws including 50/50 booking, feuds that don’t go anywhere, teams splitting up for no reason and storylines not making sense. The disinterest of the fans is reflected in the dwindling ratings of Monday Night RAW over the past few years.
This is only the start as fans are also tired of how NXT talents being called up to the main roster are treated, with Karrion Kross and Keith Lee’s plight being one of many blemishes on WWE’s record.
While speaking on his Grilling JR podcast, Jim Ross talked about WWE’s new approach, especially when it comes to NXT. Jim Ross stated that the company’s current booking has gotten stale.
“I believe WWE’s booking has just gotten a little stale. They ’are trying desperately, as you see on NXT and so forth, in order to get younger. I also believe Big E is not a young pup, but he is a new face in that role. I think that is what they’re trying to do, but it is like starting the race a little bit late in the game. It will take take a little while to catch up in developing young stars
We certainly wonder if pro wrestling as a whole will improve their storylines, especially WWE in this case.
WWE Hall Of Famer Sean Waltman also echoed similar sentiments when it came to NXT 2.0’s product recently. He took direct shots at the “60 plus year-olds” calling the shots in NXT. Triple H has yet to make a return to work after his cardiac procedure.
WWE NXT 2.0 has some major things planned, especially when it comes to Halloween Havoc. However, it remains to be seen if it will ultimately help the brand in the long run or not.
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