Jim Ross is a household name 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. Steve Austin also thinks highly of Jim Ross.
Ross worked in WWE for several years, which is why he knows the inner workings of the company. He has extensively worked with Vince McMahon, even though it has not always been the best experience for him.
While speaking on The Rich Eisen Show, ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin was asked to pick a “tag team partner.” Steve Austin wasted no time in picking Jim Ross over Vince McMahon and Paul Heyman and explained why he did so.
“I’m going with my guy, Jim Ross. Paul Heyman was incredibly instrumental in my career. If it wasn’t for any of these men here, I am more than certainly I wouldn’t be here, so I love them all. And Vince McMahon would never hear me say that in a million years but I’m going to go with Jim Ross on this because he was there when i had my neck surgery, he was there when I reunited myself with the company, when I had parted ways due to some bad booking decisions in my opinion.”
Jim Ross and ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin are very close friends in real life, so it is not a surprise Austin picked Ross in the end. We’ll have to see how his segment with Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 38 will turn out to be.
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