Jim Ross has one of the most legendary and recognizable voices in the history of professional wrestling, and he’s now calling the action for AEW.
Ross has many years of experience in the industry, so it’s safe to say he knows a thing or two.
During a recent appearance on the Steve Austin Show, the WWE Hall of Famer talked about his role with AEW, and he revealed that he was the one who pitched the idea of having time limits.
“One of my ideas was time limits. How do you have a sporting event, without some rules or regulations? There is a time limit even in the World Cup. These are strategic things the fans can buy into, if you are in the fourth quarter and down seven, you better try and score, because there aren’t any more quarters. We saw Cody have a 20-minute time limit draw. I don’t remember the last time I called a time limit draw.”
In regard to what fans can expect going forward, Jim Ross indicated the company will try to play to the strengths of the roster.
“You can’t have blood in every match, every match has to have its identity. We are going to have some very versatile and different cats wrestling for us. They all have something that has brought them to the dance. If we are smart enough and they are smart enough and we all have this joint effort, we can raise everyone’s game, we are going to be in great shape. The journey is what is fun for me. I’m jacked for this whole scenario”
AEW’s next event, Fight For The Fallen, will air live this Saturday.
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