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June 13, 2019
King Of The Ring '98 (Hell In A Cell: Mankind vs. Undertaker)
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the subject is possibly the most memorable call of Jim's entire career...Hell In A Cell, Mankind vs. The Undertaker at King Of The Ring '98! Hear what Jim knew about the match beforehand, and how he felt during and after Mick Foley's absolutely insane bumps, both from the top of, and through the steel cell. Plus, they cover the WWF Championship match between Steve Austin and Kane, the not so highly regarded Al Snow & Head vs. Too Much contest, the King Of The Ring tournament featuring guys like The Rock, Ken Shamrock, and Dan Severn, plus so much more, including all the news and views from this timeframe in June 1998! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Thursday at 6 AM Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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152 min
June 6, 2019
King Of The Ring '97
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the guys talk AEW Double Or Nothing, before getting into this week's main course, King Of The Ring '97! It was an interesting time in WWE. WCW was handily winning the ratings war week after week, Bret Hart and The Hart Foundation were the top heels in the company, and Bret and Shawn Michaels were certainly having their issues. The Undertaker was WWE Champion, Steve Austin's star was continuing to rise, and guys like Mankind, Goldust, and HHH were solidifying their characters and their spots for the upcoming Attitude Era. Plus, The Nation Of Domination, Ahmed Johnson, The Headbangers, The Legion Of Doom, Sid, Crush and more were on the card!  Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Thursday at 6 AM Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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142 min
May 30, 2019
WCW Capital Combat '90
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the guys talk Starrcast Week and of course AEW Double Or Nothing, before delving in to WCW Capital Combat '90! What was going on in WCW at that time? How and why did Robocop get involved for his infamoous appearance after the main event? What was the relationship between Ole Anderson and Ric Flair like at this time! Plus, talk about matches involving Flair, Lex Luger, Doom, The Steiner Bros., The Midnight Express, Paul Ellering, The Freebirds, Brian Pillman, "Mean" Mark Callous, and so much more! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Thursday at 6 AM Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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112 min
May 23, 2019
The Night We Lost Owen
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, Over The Edge '99 and the tragic passing of Owen Hart are the topics. Hear what was going on in the WWE heading into this PPV, JR's thoughts on the event itself, and having the unfortunate responsibility to be calling the event ringside when Owen fell, as well as having to inform the viewing audience of the truth of what had occured.  Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Thursday at 6 AM Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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154 min
May 16, 2019
In Your House: Beware Of Dog!
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the infamous 1996 PPV "Beware Of Dog" is the topic! That's right, it's THIS show, the only WWE PPV in history where the power went out due to a storm! Hear all about how Vince McMahon reacted to these events, and how the wrestlers reacted in the ring and backstage! Plus, stories about HBK and The British Bulldog working together, Ted DiBiase leaving for WCW, The Ultimate Warrior, Steve Austin, Ahmed Johnson, the quest to help Vader and Yokozuna lose weight, and so much more! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Thursday at 6 AM Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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127 min
May 9, 2019
The Curtain Call
It's considered one of the most controversial moments in WWE history, still, to this very day! It's "The Curtain Call," when five of the biggest superstars of all time, embraced following the main event at a WWE house show at Madison Square Garden, and Jim Ross is here to discuss it at length! Razor Ramon (Scott Hall) and Diesel (Kevin Nash) were on their way out the door to WCW, and this was their send off from their buddies in The Kliq, Shawn Michaels and Triple H. Two were heels, two were babyfaces, yet here they were. breaking kayfabe, in the middle of Vince McMahon's WWE ring, on hallowed ground. What was the feeling of upper management and the other wrestlers before, during, and after this took place? What should the consequences have been, and more! Plus, discussion about stars like Steve Austin, Bret Hart, Sean Waltman, and The Ultimate Warrior at this time, as well as talk about the looming WCW threat! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Thursday at 6 AM Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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132 min
May 2, 2019
Leaving WCW For WWE
What is the real story about why WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross left WCW for the WWF (WWE) in 1993? Hear more details than ever before as Conrad Thompson co-hosts the debut episode of Grilling JR! Including in depth stories about working with Bill Watts, Eric Bischoff, and Vince McMahon! Did JR save Eric Bischoff's job? What were his final days at WCW like? What were his initial impressions of Vince McMahon, his thoughts on the WWE talent roster at that time in early 1993, and so much more! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Thursday at 6 AM Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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165 min
April 25, 2019
Adam Page and Sami Callihan
Great episode today as JR talks to two of the top young stars in the entire game of pro wrestling. First up you’ll hear from AEW superstar “Hangman” Adam Page, who’s aiming to become the first ever AEW champion.  Page will face PAC (formerly Neville) at Double or Nothing on May 25th in Las Vegas. Then Sami Callihan joins the show and talks about the WWE monopoly and the benefits of different wrestling companies working together.  Callihan will challenge Rich Swann for the Impact X Division Championship this Sunday (April 28) at the Rebellion pay-per-view. Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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107 min
April 17, 2019
Cody Rhodes and Conrad Thompson
Is THIS the first episode of the long-awaited new podcast with Conrad Thompson??  No, it isn’t.  But…if you are already subscribed to the Jim Ross Report, you will automatically get Grilling JR once the lawyers finish their lawyering.  Tweet @HeyHeyItsConrad and let us know what you want to hear! In the meantime, the Podfather himself joins the show to talk all about Starrcast II.  Check out starrcast.com for details.  And look out for the biggest announcement ever coming your way Thursday afternoon! Plus, Cody Rhodes is here to give an update on the AEW talent roster.  And we are drawing near to Double or Nothing -- May 25th in Las Vegas.  Announcements on how to watch it are coming soon! Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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108 min
April 10, 2019
Conrad Thompson live in studio
This week: the man of many podcasts, Conrad Thompson, joins the Jim Ross Report.  JR and Conrad head straight from their live show in Brooklyn to the Westwood One studios in Manhattan to recap WrestleMania Weekend and tell you all about their exciting new joint podcast venture.  Coming soon! BTW, is there anything more Pet Coon Goofy than attacking Bret Hart at the WWE Hall Of Fame Ceremony?? Sponsored this week by Audible. Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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96 min
April 3, 2019
Mail Bag! Mail Bag! Mail Bag!
For the first time ever on the Jim Ross Report, it’s a show dedicated to YOUR Mail Bag questions.  Appreciate the overwhelming response!  Please keep sending in your comments and questions to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Plus: JR is bound for AEW!  Tune in for details on his career post-WWE. And...find out how JR feels about John Oliver’s WWE piece on ‘Last Week Tonight.’ Sponsored in part this week by WWE SuperCard Season 5: https://bit.ly/2Hx6lBj Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your audio. New episodes escape every Wednesday! Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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114 min
March 28, 2019
Tony Schiavone and Kenny Omega
Two great guests today! First up, can you believe it was 31 years ago this week that Tony Schiavone and JR worked together for the first time (Clash of the Champions in Greensboro, North Carolina)?  Tony’s got a million things going on these days.  Hope you can catch his big show with Eric Bischoff the Monday afternoon after WrestleMania.  More info at http://whw83.com/ Then, JR calls Kenny Omega to talk All Elite Wrestling Double or Nothing and his brand new documentary ‘Omega Man: A Wrestling Love Story.’ Plus: Tiffany Rivers really goes the extra mile to earn the ‘Slobberknocker of the Week Award!’ Sponsored in part this week by WWE SuperCard Season 5: https://bit.ly/2Jwec3Z Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com.    Expanded Mail Bag next week! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your audio. New episodes escape every Wednesday! Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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134 min
March 21, 2019
Eric Bischoff and 2019 Hall of Fame inductee Torrie Wilson
This week JR congratulates Torrie Wilson on her induction into the WWE Hall of Fame.  They talk about the casting of beautiful women wrestlers and the effect it had on the locker room, and also share some wisdom about the importance of self-esteem and making the best out of the worst times in our lives. Plus: JR catches up with Eric Bischoff before he heads to Chicago to join Conrad Thompson and Tony Schiavone for ‘What Happened in 83 Weeks Live’ Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your audio. New episodes escape every Wednesday! Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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125 min
March 14, 2019
No Dead Air with Jim Cornette!
JR’s former broadcast partner, the incomparable Jim Cornette, joins the show to talk all about his gig at Major League Wrestling, keys to great commentary in modern televised wrestling, looking for food and finding trouble instead, and much more.  No time to catch your breath! Plus: JR shares his thoughts on Ronda Rousey and Becky Lynch’s Twitter feud, and also pays tribute to the late Dick ‘The Destroyer’ Beyer by awarding him the prestigious 'SlobberKnocker Of The Week' Award. Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your audio. New episodes escape every Wednesday! Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ Follow Jim Cornette on Twitter: @TheJimCornette
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122 min
March 7, 2019
All Elite Wrestling’s Brandi Rhodes
Today’s episode features JR’s conversation with Brandi Rhodes, Chief Brand Officer of All Elite Wrestling.  Brandi talks about the roster of female wrestlers at AEW, including Britt Baker and Nyla Rose, YouTube’s ‘Being The Elite,’ and why she’s excited about ‘Double or Nothing.’ Plus: JR shares his thoughts about leaving WWE and the next phase of his career. Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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107 min
February 28, 2019
“The World’s Strongest Man" Mark Henry
Mark Henry joins the Jim Ross Report to talk about Busted Open Radio, his new WWE gig, some of the things young wrestlers MUST address, The Rock, Vince McMahon, Schwarzenegger, and more! Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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114 min
February 20, 2019
Conrad Thompson Talks Starrcast II
Jim Ross is joined by Conrad Thompson (host of Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard, What Happened When with Tony Schiavone, and 83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff) They talk “Starrcast II” (taking place May 23-26 in Las Vegas, NV. in conjunction with AEW and 'Double or Nothing'!), some of the panels JR will be a part of, as well as the involvement of The Undertaker. Plus: Kofi Kingston’s outstanding performances earn him the prestigious ‘Slobberknocker Of The Week’ award! Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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116 min
February 14, 2019
A Different Side of Rob Van Dam
Not just chair shots to the head!  This week, JR interviews an introspective Rob Van Dam.  Listen to some relationship advice, gain insight into concussions, and find out why Rob is the Phil Jackson of wrestling. Rob's documentary "Headstrong" drops February 19th. Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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110 min
February 7, 2019
AEW’s Cody Runnels and Ring of Honor’s Madison Rayne
JR talks to All Elite Wrestling EVP Cody Runnels about AEW’s new talent acquisitions and the Double or Nothing PPV. Madison Rayne also calls in to talk about what drew her to Ring of Honor and how it feels to be described as a “natural heel.” Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts! New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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117 min
January 30, 2019
Royal Rumble Roundup with PWInsider’s Mike Johnson
Pro Wrestling Insider co-founder Mike Johnson called in to talk about the fallout from last weekend’s Royal Rumble PPV.  JR and Mike lay out their thoughts on who will main event WrestleMania…plus: why AEW spells good news for sports entertainment. Who’ll win ‘SlobberKnocker of the Week’? Plenty of amazing candidates, find out who takes home the gold! Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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119 min
January 24, 2019
The man formerly known as Jack Swagger—Jake Hager
Ahead of his MMA debut this Saturday at Bellator 214, Jake Hager—aka Jack Swagger—caught up with JR to discuss his evolution from decorated Amateur, to World Heavyweight Champion in WWE, to his upcoming bout with J.W. Kiser at the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles.
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133 min
January 17, 2019
Tessa Blanchard and W.O.W. founder David McLane
Tessa Blanchard was named Impact Wrestling’s ‘Knockout of the Year’ in 2018, this Friday she’ll debut on W.O.W.—Women of Wrestling at 9pm Eastern on AXS TV! She stopped by the studio to tell JR all about the show as well as her busy schedule on the independent circuit.
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123 min
January 10, 2019
AEW breakdown with Pro Wrestling Sheet’s Ryan Satin
Following Tuesday’s news-laden All Elite Wrestling press conference, JR brought in Pro Wrestling Sheet’s Ryan Satin to break down everything that went down in Jacksonville
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130 min
January 3, 2019
Impact Wrestling’s Josh Mathews + JR’s tribute to “Mean” Gene
Happy New Year! Sadly, we’re kicking off 2019 paying tribute to WWE Hall of Famer “Mean” Gene Okerlund who tragically passed away early Wednesday at the age of 76.
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139 min
December 26, 2018
Live at Hilarities Cleveland with JR & The King
JR & The King share stories from their careers from their time in the territory era all the way through the Monday Night Wars and beyond.  Moderated by Nathan Zegura—host of Browns Daily on the Cleveland Browns Radio Network—served as moderator of the fan Q&A.
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99 min
December 20, 2018
The incomparable Jim Cornette
JR first met James E. Cornette back in 1983 when "Cowboy" Bill Watts brought him to Mid-South Wrestling along with The Midnight Express...35 years later the two remain close friends.
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136 min
December 12, 2018
Bully Ray Dudley: the last “Real Heel”?
Why does Bully Ray Dudley consider himself the last "real heel" in the business? Plus: advice for competitors at this Sunday's TLC PPV and how his "I Quit" match with Flip Gordon this Friday at Final Battle will be the culmination of eight months of amazing storytelling
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118 min
December 6, 2018
The voice of ROH Ian Riccaboni plus more with Dave Meltzer
Ian Riccaboni--the voice of Ring Of Honor--called in to break down the stacked card at next Friday's Final Battle PPV
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156 min
November 29, 2018
7-Star conversation with Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Dave Meltzer
JR discusses the most recent developments in the supposed All Elite Wrestling promotion, WWE’s addition of Auska to the first ever Women’s TLC match against “The Man” Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair, and JR gives a great tribute to his late mentor—“The Big Cat” Ernie Ladd!
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127 min
November 21, 2018
6-time TNA Knockouts champion Angelina Love joins JR for Thanksgiving Week “Extravaganza”
Angelina Love joins JR for this Thanksgiving Week "Extravaganza"! Breaking down Survivor Series weekend in LA and looking back at great MSW/UFW Thanksgiving week cards over the years
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109 min
November 14, 2018
A Survivor Series pivot for Becky Lynch…plus: Nita Strauss’ incredible journey with WWE
"The greatest female guitarist on earth" Nita Strauss stopped by to talk about the amazing week of wrestling coming to LA and her good friend Becky Lynch's rise at WWE
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104 min
November 8, 2018
Marty Scurll and Busted Open’s David LaGreca aboard the Jericho Cruise
After taking heat for mispronouncing his name several times, JR invited "The Villain" Marty Scurll to sit down for a face-to-face on the Jericho Cruise! Plus: our friend David LaGreca from Busted Open Radio stopped by to discuss the show's upcoming 10 year anniversary
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148 min
October 31, 2018
Ricky Steamboat, DDP, and Hurricane Helms in JR’s palatial suite on Chris Jericho’s Rock N’ Wrestling Rager At Sea
JR sits with Ricky Steamboat, DDP, and The Hurricane on Chris Jericho's Rock N' Wrestling Rager At Sea!
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113 min
October 24, 2018
The bright future ahead of Jeff Cobb, ROH World TV Champion
He’s lighting it up on the indie wrestling scene, today Jeff Cobb called JR to talk about his rise through the ranks of NJPW, PWG, Lucha Underground, and Ring Of Honor—where he was recently crowned the World Television Champion.
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119 min
October 18, 2018
The return of Woken Matt Hardy!
Woken Matt Hardy is plotting something special for the House Hardy Halloween Special...find out what WWE network subscribers can expect from the Woken One and his friends!
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109 min
October 11, 2018
What’s next for Matt Hardy?
After recently wrapping up his scheduled in-ring commitments for WWE, legendary high-flyer Matt Hardy says he's excited for what's to come, including a spectacular Halloween special coming soon to the WWE network
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112 min
October 3, 2018
Super-Sized JRR with NJPW’s Kevin Kelly and part two of JR’s chat with “Cowboy” Bill Watts
Following a successful outing at Fighting Spirit Unleashed, JR got his broadcast partner Kevin Kelly on the phone to talk about the current state of affairs at NJPW. The two speculate about a potential headline match at Wrestle Kingdom this January, the rise of Jay White, and the rebirth of Tanahashi. (Fighting Spirit Unleashed airs this Friday 10/5 at 8/7 central on AXS TV) Plus: part two of last week’s conversation with the legend—and JR’s mentor—“Cowboy” Bill Watts.  Cowboy dishes on everyone from Danny Hodge, Dr. Death, Karl Gotch, and so many more.  Plus: quality of life at 79, learning from “the old guys” on long road trips, and more advice for today’s “young guys”. Remember to submit comments to TheJimRossReport@gmail.com! Rate/subscribe in Apple Podcasts!  New episodes every Wednesday. Hit JR on Twitter: @JRsBBQ Find JR on Facebook/Instagram: @JimRossBBQ
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125 min
September 27, 2018
“Cowboy” Bill Watts—one of pro wrestling’s founding fathers…plus: Cody on prep for Fighting Spirit Unleashed
Jammed packed JRR with "Cowboy" Bill Watts--one of the founding fathers of professional wrestling as we know it--and NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Cody talks NJPW US expansion and Fighting Spirit Unleashed
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117 min
September 20, 2018
Post H.I.A.C. with RAW Announcer Renee Young
Renee Young--the first full-time female announcer at RAW’s iconic announce table--called JR to discuss her ringside experience thus far, including last Sunday’s Hell In A Cell pay-per-view.  Plus: being produced live by Vince McMahon, thoughts on upcoming women’s Evolution PPV, and who she thinks is an unsung hero at WWE.
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112 min
September 12, 2018
Ahead of Hell In A Cell: ProWrestling.net founder/editor Jason Powell breaks down WWE’s current in-ring product
This Sunday in San Antonio, WWE superstars will take part in the most diabolical event of the year: Hell In A Cell! JR will break down the stellar card with a little help from ProWrestling.net’s Jason Powell.
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98 min
September 5, 2018
'Ringside with JR' special featuring Rey Mysterio and NWA Champ “American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes
Cody talks NWA title and All In moment he thinks father Dusty Rhodes would be most proud of...plus: Rey Mysterio on possible WWE return as we hear a special presentation of 'Ringside with JR' live from Starrcast in Chicago
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119 min
August 29, 2018
Ric Flair talks Starrcast and All In…plus: an exclusive reveal of this year’s PWI 500 #1!
JR reveals this year's #1 on the PWI 500 with an early morning phone call! Plus: more of JR's conversation with Ric Flair...talking Starrcast, All In, and more.
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112 min
August 22, 2018
All In primer with The Young Bucks Nick and Matt Jackson...plus: a super-sized SummerSlam recap!
Nick and Matt Jackson--aka The Young Bucks--let us know what to expect at All In on September first...plus: JR looks back at an amazing SummerSlam weekend
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121 min
August 16, 2018
Ric Flair breaks down amazing SummerSlam card and JR pays tribute to Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart
Ric Flair calls in to give his thoughts on this weekend's amazing card at WWE's SummerSlam event. Plus: JR and Ric pay tribute to Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart.
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121 min
August 8, 2018
NWA World Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis counting the days to main event at All In
NWA World Heavyweight Champ Nick Aldis calls in to discuss upcoming tile defense against Cody at All In
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101 min
August 1, 2018
WWE superstar Becky Lynch talks triple-threat match at SummerSlam for SmackDown Women’s title
WWE Superstar Becky Lynch calls in to talk upcoming triple-threat match with Charlotte Flair and Carmella for the SmackDown Women's Championship at SummerS
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108 min
July 25, 2018
Chris Jericho talks Alpha Club v Bullet Club, Lesnar, and his future with NJPW
Chris Jericho--the IWGP Intercontinental champion--calls in to discuss his future with NJPW, his upcoming cruise, and how he thinks the WWE will handle their Universal Title
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108 min
July 18, 2018
John Hennigan talks Battle Riot, Who Shot JR?, and Impact return at Slammiversary
John Hennigan talks a full slate of matches this week, including his upcoming World Heavyweight bout against Low Ki at MLW's Battle Riot
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113 min
July 11, 2018
Josh Barnett looks back at G1 Special + future of Brock Lesnar
JR's AXS TV broadcast partner Josh Barnett calls in to discuss the fallout from Saturday's NJPW G1 Special in San Francisco.
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108 min
July 4, 2018
Kenny Omega talks G1 Special at Cow Palace in SF
We're celebrating the 4th of July with IWGP heavyweight champion Kenny Omega!
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102 min
June 27, 2018
IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega on his title win and the future of NJPW
Part 1 of JR's chat with IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega, talking about his historic win over long-time-rival Kazuchika Okada and the future superstars of NJPW
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121 min
June 20, 2018
RIP to Big Van Vader...plus: Filthy Tom Lawlor talking MLW Battle Riot and UFC 225 reactions!
JR looks back at the life of Big Van Vader following his tragic passing...plus: Filthy Tom Lawlor calls in to discuss his upcoming appearance at MLW's Battle Riot event
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115 min
June 14, 2018
JR’s predictions for #MITB…plus: talking IMPACT v ROH, NJPW, and ALL IN with the ubiquitous Don Callis
JR lays out his thoughts on Sunday's 'Money In The Bank' PPV...plus: Impact Wrestling co-executive vice president Don Callis calls in to talk involvement with Jericho Cruise, All In, and upcoming NJPW 'G1 Special'
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102 min
June 7, 2018
Rey Mysterio talks Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, NJPW, and Expo Lucha coming to the US…plus: what makes Smackdown a better show than RAW?
Rey Mysterio calls in to talk NJPW Dominion 6-man tag match this weekend...plus: which Attitude Era superstar will take home the coveted 'Slobberknocker Of The Week Award'?!
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89 min
May 31, 2018
Super-sized JRR featuring WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre!
WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre calls in to confirm that he's gunning for the #1 spot on RAW! Plus: JR's hot take on this week's Roseanne debacle
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104 min
May 23, 2018
JR pays tribute to the late-great Owen Hart…plus: Eric Bischoff calls in to talk ‘83 Weeks’
Eric Bischoff calls in to talk about his new podcast '83 Weeks' and JR remembers the tragic night 19-years-ago when Owen Hart lost his life
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82 min
May 16, 2018
Cody Rhodes talks ‘All In’ sell-out, John Cena earns ‘Slobberknocker Of The Week’ for an appearance outside of the ring, and: who JR thinks may go down as history’s greatest female wrestler
Cody Rhodes--confirmed leader of the Bullet Club--talks sold out 'All In' show in Chicago this September
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69 min
May 9, 2018
Why 'Backlash' fell short, The King calls in, and a NJPW superstar takes home ‘Slobberknocker of the Week’!
JR dissects why he thinks 'Backlash' fell short this week, plus: a great story about Lebron's rookie season, and which NJPW superstar takes home our coveted 'Slobberknocker Of The Week' award!
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80 min
May 2, 2018
Greatest Royal Rumble recap, Boomer Sooner love for Baker Mayfield, and the infamous Plane Ride From Hell!
JR talks Greatest Royal Rumble, despite being in the biggest movie on planet earth Dave Bautista just misses out on 'Slobberknocker of the Week', and why a future NBA Hall-Of-Famer has been crowned this week's winner of the infamous 'Pet Coon Goofy Award'!
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75 min
April 25, 2018
The road to Jeddah and the Greatest Royal Rumble; plus Conrad Thompson calls in
JR talks the road to Jeddah, his personal connections with John Cena, the Rock, and the late/great Bruno Sammartino, plus: Conrad Thompson calls in to the show
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87 min
April 18, 2018
JR talks Superstar Shakeup '18, the late/great Bruno Sammartino, plus more with Brother Love!
After the fallout from this week's 'Superstar Shakeup', JR had some hard thinking to do before selecting his winner for the 'Slobberknocker Award'...listen to find out who takes home the gold! Plus: more with Bruce Prichard aka Brother Love
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94 min
April 11, 2018
The return of Good ol' JR!
Jim Ross makes his triumphant return to the world of podcast with this debut episode of 'The Jim Ross Report'!
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81 min
January 17, 2018
Bruce Prichard and PostWrestling.com's John Pollock
Bear witness (with your ears) as Brother Love himself - Bruce Prichard - returns to THE ROSS REPORT! Join JR and Bruce as they recall Houston wrestling memories, Bruce bringing the Undertaker into the WWE, 25 years of Monday Night RAW as...
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98 min
January 10, 2018
PostWrestling.com's John Pollock and Ron Harris
Join JR this week as he gives his thoughts on New Japan's Wrestle Kingdom 12. JR then welcomes PostWrestling.com's John Pollock to the show to discuss John's latest venture in wrestling journalism as well as the future of Impact...
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108 min
January 3, 2018
Author Pat Laprade and Sean Waltman
Happy New Year! JR is coming to you live from Los Angeles as we ring in 2018 with a loaded edition of The Ross Report. Up first, JR is joined by author Pat Laprade (SISTERHOOD OF THE SQUARED CIRCLE) to discuss his latest book, MAD DOG:...
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120 min
December 27, 2017
Josh Barnett and Kevin Nash
Happy holidays everyone! Joining JR on the show this week is former UFC Heavyweight champion and JR's New Japan on AXS TV broadcast partner Josh Barnett to preview WrestleKingdom 12. JR and Josh also cover the possibilities of Ronda...
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93 min
December 20, 2017
Konnan and WWE Clash of Champions with Pro Wrestling Torch’s Wade Keller
The immensely creative and prolific Konnan joins JR this week to discuss his latest Aro Lucha venture as well as his current role with Impact Wrestling. JR and Konnan also get into a bit of college football, praise for Rey Mysterio, why...
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91 min
December 13, 2017
Jeremy Borash, Q&A with John Hennigan and a Special Surprise
Its the 200th episode of THE ROSS REPORT and to celebrate, JR has a loaded show featuring Impact Wrestling's Jeremy Borash to talk about the recent creative changes with Impact Wrestling as well as his upcoming RINGSIDE WITH JIM ROSS...
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89 min
December 6, 2017
Matt Riddle and John Hennigan (aka Johnny Mundo / John Morrison)
MMA fighter turned top-flight pro wrestler Matt Riddle joins JR on the show this week to discuss his hard-hitting in-ring style, his experience thus far in the independent wrestling scene as well as a preview of his match against Tom Lawlor...
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89 min
November 29, 2017
Santana Garrett and Jerry “The King” Lawler (part 2)
JR is joined this week by one of the brightest female wrestlers in the scene today, Mae Young Classic competitor Santana Garrett! Santana lets us know all about her upcoming match with Laurel Van Ness at MLW’s Never Say Never on 12/7 in...
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102 min
November 22, 2017
Jerry "The King" Lawler (part 1) and Dave Bautista (part 2)
WWE Hall of Famer and JR's old Monday Night RAW announcing partner Jerry "The King" Lawler stops by the show for the first part of an epic conversation between two old friends. Join us as Jerry tells us all about his new Memphis...
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104 min
November 15, 2017
Dave Bautista (part 1) and Chris Jericho
Former WWE World Champion and now Hollywood action movie star Dave Bautista joins JR on the podcast to discuss the his wild ride from the squared circle to the silver screen. Dave covers his aspirations as an actor, breaking into the WWE...
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99 min
November 8, 2017
Magnum T.A. and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell
This week, JR is joined by former United States champion and Crockett-era NWA favorite Magnum T.A. to discuss his step-daughter Tessa Blanchard's rising status in the sport as well as give his takes on the current wrestling scene, answer...
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103 min
November 1, 2017
Mick Foley and Impact Wrestling's Jeremy Borash
Its a loaded show this week as JR is first joined by Jeremy Borash of Impact Wrestling to talk about this Sunday's BOUND FOR GLORY pay-per-view event in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Then, its New York Times best-seller and WWE Hall of Famer...
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109 min
October 25, 2017
Rory Karpf, Director of ESPN's Ric Flair 30 FOR 30
Director, producer and documentarian Rory Karpf (DALE, I HATE CHRISTIAN LAETTNER) joins JR this week to discuss his latest work for ESPN, a 30 For 30 documentary on WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair entitled NATURE BOY. Join us as Rory discusses...
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106 min
October 18, 2017
"The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase
WWE Hall of Famer, "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase joins JR on the podcast this week to talk about the new film THE PRICE OF FAME which chronicles the ups and downs of Ted's journey through professional wrestling and his...
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102 min
October 11, 2017
WWE Hell In A Cell with ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell
This week, JR is joined by frequent Ross Report contributor Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net to discuss all of the action from this past weekend's WWE Hell In A Cell. Stick around for analysis of the hard-hitting HIAC main-event between...
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76 min
October 4, 2017
Paul O'Brien, Co-Author of SLOBBERKNOCKER: MY LIFE IN WRESTLING
On the podcast this week is JR's co-author of SLOBBERKNOCKER: MY LIFE IN WRESTLING, Paul O'Brien, to discuss the process of bringing this book to fruition amidst tragedy. JR and Paul look back at this emotional journey, preview...
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94 min
September 27, 2017
Chris Jericho
For the first-time ever, the Ayatollah of Rock N Rolla, Y2J himself, Chris Jericho makes his debut appearance on The Ross Report. Join us as JR and Chris look ahead to Chris Jericho's Rock N Wrestling Rager (http://www.chrisjerichocruise.com/)...
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108 min
September 20, 2017
Hurricane Helms plus A Tribute to Bobby Heenan with "Mean" Gene Okerlund and Tony Schiavone
In honor of the great Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing this past weekend, JR reflects on the legendary manager and commentator's illustrious career with two of Bobby's colleagues: WWE Hall of Fame announcer "Mean"...
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103 min
September 13, 2017
Celeste Bonin (formerly WWE's Kaitlyn)
Celeste Bonin, known to wrestling fans as former WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn, joins JR this week on the podcast to discuss her current entrepreneurial pursuits with her fitness apparel company Celestial Bodiez (www.celestialbodiez.com) as...
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98 min
September 6, 2017
The Brooklyn Brawler, Steve Lombardi
The legendary Steve Lombardi aka the Brooklyn Brawler joins JR this week to catch up with some old stories from his storied career with the WWE. Hear about the Ultimate Warrior, Genichiro Tenryu, pinning HHH, prepping the Rock and John...
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90 min
August 30, 2017
PWI's Dan Murphy and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell
Its PWI 500 time this week on the Ross Report as JR welcomes Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Senior Writer Dan Murphy to the show to discuss this year's much anticipated and highly debated edition of the PWI 500! Later in the show,...
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105 min
August 23, 2017
PWInsider's Mike Johnson on WWE SummerSlam, NXT Takeover: Brooklyn, Mayweather vs McGregor and more!
JR this week is joined by Mike Johnson from PWInsider.com to break down all of the action from WWE SummerSlam in Brooklyn including the dominance of Braun Strowman in the Fatal 4-Way, Shinsuke Nakamura vs Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship...
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116 min
August 16, 2017
Glenn Jacobs PKA WWE's KANE
First time guest Glenn Jacobs, also known as KANE in the WWE, joins JR this week to discuss his political aspirations as a mayoral candidate in Knox County, Tennessee. Glenn shares what led him into politics, the status of his in-ring career,...
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105 min
August 9, 2017
Tony Schiavone
Former WCW and WWE announcer Tony Schiavone joins JR this week to look back on fond memories of working together in the NWA/WCW, including the first Clash of the Champions, Great American Bash 1988 and countless TV tapings. JR and Tony...
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113 min
August 2, 2017
Sunny
WWE Hall of Famer and legendary wrestling personality, the one and only Sunny, joins JR on the podcast this week for the first time. Sunny and JR get into all sorts of topics including how Sunny broke into the business, her thoughts on...
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96 min
July 26, 2017
WWE Battleground 2017 with Pro Wrestling Torch's Bruce Mitchell
Bruce Mitchell from the Pro Wrestling Torch joins JR this week on the podcast to discuss all of the action from WWE Battleground, including the Punjabi Prison match, the Flag match between John Cena and Rusev, Xavier Woods stepping up in...
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90 min
July 19, 2017
Wrestling Observer's Dave Meltzer on the WWE Mae Young Classic, Kurt Angle's New Son, Mayweather/McGregor and more!
Pro wrestling journalist extraordinaire Dave Meltzer from WrestlingObserver.com joins JR this week to discuss a number of topics, including the WWE Mae Young Classic, reactions to the reveal of Jason Jordan as Kurt Angle's son on WWE...
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100 min
July 12, 2017
Lita and Madusa Preview the WWE Mae Young Classic
JR is in Orlando, on-site at the WWE Performance Center and he's joined by TWO incredible WWE Hall of Famers - Lita AND Madusa. The ladies sit down with JR on the podcast this week to look ahead to the first-ever WWE Mae Young Classic...
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99 min
July 5, 2017
Stone Cold Steve Austin and PWInsider's Mike Johnson
Its a loaded show this week as Stone Cold Steve Austin stops by to chat with JR about his experience at the New Japan shows in Long Beach this past weekend as well as what he thinks makes Kenny Omega a stand-out talent as well as who else...
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90 min
June 28, 2017
Jim Cornette
The incomparable James E. Cornette returns to the Ross Report this week as JR and Jim catch up on some old-school memories involving Bill Dundee, Jerry Lawler and Jerry Lee Lewis as well as discuss a few current pro wrestling items. Jim...
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84 min
June 21, 2017
ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell on WWE Money In The Bank, Ring of Honor, Impact Wrestling and more!
Joining JR this week on the podcast is ProWrestling.nets Jason Powell to discuss all of the developments from the WWE Money In The Bank event including the controversial result of the first-ever Women's Money In The Bank match, the...
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89 min
June 14, 2017
Matt Mitrione and Adam Cole
Bellator heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione joins JR on the podcast this week to discuss his upcoming Bellator PPV fight on June 24th against Fedor Emelianenko in the historic Madison Square Garden; confronting the mystique of Fedor; predictions...
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92 min
June 7, 2017
The Fight Network's John Pollock on Extreme Rules, Impact Wrestling and the MMA Scene in 2017
John Pollock from the Fight Network and Live Audio Wrestling joins JR this week to discuss all of the news coming out of WWE's Extreme Rules including Samoa Joe's win in the Fatal 5-Way and his forthcoming match with Brock Lesnar;...
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99 min
May 31, 2017
Paul Ellering
WWE and Pro Wrestling Hall of Famer Paul Ellering joins The Ross Report to share his experiences of his recent return to the WWE and NXT as the manager of the current NXT Tag Team Champions, the Authors of Pain. At over 60 years of age,...
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75 min
May 24, 2017
PW Insider's Mike Johnson on Backlash, NXT, WWE UK and more!
PW Insider's Mike Johnson returns to talk WWE UK, NXT, WWE Backlash, and Monday Night RAW. Hear Mike & JR breakdown Jinder Mahal vs Randy Orton and what that means for Jinder's WWE future; AJ Styles vs Kevin Owens and what that...
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95 min
May 17, 2017
Roddy Strong
Roddy Strong returns to The Ross Report, and this time not only as a member of NXT (and a future WWE main roster member), but also as a new dad! We'll hear how Roddy's enjoying fatherhood, and whether his fiancee MMA fighter Marina...
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82 min
May 10, 2017
Patrick LaPrade & "Sisterhood Of The Squared Circle"
Author Patrick LaPrade wrote "Sisterhood Of The Squared Circle: The History & Rise Of Women's Wrestling," and is sharing some of the stories he chronicled in his book about trailblazers like Mildred Burke (and her promoter...
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84 min
May 3, 2017
Ted DiBiase & WWE Payback Review with Jason Powell
The Million Dollar Man, Ted DiBiase, has Andre the Giant stories, Ric Flair stories, and Dick Murdoch stories. He learned a heck of a lot about the squared circle from the Funks and Harley Race, and believes Paul Heyman owes the Funks a...
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118 min
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