Jim Ross is a wrestling super mind. He’s been around the pro wrestling business for practically all of his adult life and continues to make waves to this day. In his most recent blog, JR commented on having the honor of commentating on The Undertaker’s last match. It was very cool to hear Jim Ross speak so candidly about a man that few people knew as well as WWE’s former head of talent relations.

“I was so moved that Undertaker and Vince McMahon both felt that it was the right opportunity for me to add my voice to what is expected to be The Deadman’s last match of his illustrious career. I’ve never received a more memorable honor than being a part of this presentation and that includes any of the three, Halls of Fame that I am honored to be a member. After Jan;s untimely and unnecessary death. I needed to surround myself with ‘family’ and WWE made sure that happened Sunday night.”

“Mark Calaway aka The Undertaker is what all pro wrestlers should aspire to be as he possesses the most valued trait that any talent can have, IMO, and that is…..reliability. Taker was the unofficial ‘Captain” of the WWE locker room back in the day and his leadership and professionalism was a major reason for WWE’s success in the pivotal Attitude Era of the company.”

“Has Taker indeed retired? It seems that way to me and he has more surgery scheduled to repair his hip but if had to make an uneducated guess I’d say the legend was done as a active wrestler and to think that I was honored to help broadcast his last one was, again, humbling.”   

Jim Ross also moved his attention to the appointment of Kurt Angle as Raw’s new General Manager. He later speculated about a possible Kurt Angle match in WWE. Although some fans would like to believe Kurt Angle has years left in his tank, Ross said he wouldn’t be surprised if Angle only has one more WrestleMania match left in him as well.

“Kurt Angle as the new, RAW GM is a smart booking. The 2017 HOFER will be a big time ‘get’ for the RAW brand. I think that it also sets in motion, if desired, for a retirement match with Kurt vs some lucky talent would be a great attraction in NOLA for WM34. “