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PODCAST RECAP AND REVIEW: The Ross Report with Bruce Prichard and John Pollock on the booker who thought Undertaker would never draw a dime, the odds of Conor McGregor in WWE, Alpha Entertainment, Jack Swagger vs. Brock Lesnar in MMA?

January 20, 2018

The Ross Report Release Date: January 16, 2018 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro Coming up on today’s podcast is Bruce Prichard talking about his podcast (Something To Wrestle) as well as part two of the interview with John Pollock from www.postwrestling.com talking about a variety of topics. 4:34 – What’s on JRs mind J.R […]

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PODCAST RECAP AND REVIEW: The Ross Report with John Pollock on his new website and podcast, thoughts on Impact Wrestling, what WWE is doing well right now, Ron Harris on Aro Lucha and working with Konnan and Vince Russo

January 13, 2018

The Ross Report Release Date: January 09, 2018 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro Coming up on the show are John Pollock, formerly of Live Audio Wrestling, talking about his new venture postwrestling.com. Also on the show is Ron Harris. This segues into a story about a TV taping with Jim Barnett, a very hot […]

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PODCAST RECAP AND REVIEW: The Ross Report with Pat Laprade and Sean Waltman on Maurice Vachon’s career, brawls, and run in with the mob, X-Pac’s classic Raw match with Bret Hart, Jim Cornette vs. The Young Bucks

January 6, 2018

The Ross Report Release Date: January 02, 2018 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro J.R. opens the show talking about the Rose Bowl with Oklahoma taking on Georgia. He queues up his guests, Pat Laprade who wrote Mad Dog: The Maurice Vachon book and Sean ‘X-Pac’ Waltman. 2:24 – What’s On J.R’s mind J.R. was […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Kevin Nash and Josh Barnett on Wrestle Kingdom 12, how the WWE locker room has changed, the potential of Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor in WWE, possible return of the XFL, is Triple H next in line in WWE?

December 29, 2017

Written Podcast Recap: The Ross Report – Josh Barnett and Kevin Nash The Ross Report Release Date: December 26, 2017 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro Short open for the podcast, Jim queues up former UFC champion and AXS TV partner Josh Barnett and WWE hall of famer Kevin Nash. 1:54 – What’s on J.R.’s […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Wade Keller and Konnan on the difficulty of working as a babyface today, where Rey Mysterio Jr. ranks for greatest Luchadores, what it’s been like at recent Impact tapings, Clash of Champions recap

December 22, 2017

The Ross Report Release Date: December 20, 2017 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro This week, Wade Keller from the Pro Wrestling Torch will be on to discuss the Clash Of Champions, the ROH pay per view and noteworthy news. Additionally, Konnan will be on the show, who Jim calls one of the most creative […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report – 200th episode w/ Jeremy Borash on Impact management changes, John Hennigan Q & A, plus a major surprise guest!

December 16, 2017

The Ross Report Release Date: December 13, 2017 Recap by: Joe Aguinaldo DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD 0:00 – Intro J.R. welcomes us to the 200th episode of his show. He gives a shout out to Steve Austin who kept on him to do a podcast and thanks his producer and the Podcast One team for their efforts. On the show […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Mick Foley and Jeremy Borash – how Mick got over with Vince McMahon, one of the major turning points of his career, the 20th anniversary of his Hell in a Cell match

November 10, 2017

The Ross Report Guests: Mick Foley and Jeremy Borash Release Date: November 1, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -JR foreseeing a possible Jericho/Omega match -Jeremy Borash on Impact’s partnership with AAA creating a lot of fan intrigue for interpromotional crossovers -Mick’s chance meeting with Jack Nicklaus -Mick creating a stand up tour […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Rory Karpf on the Ric Flair 30 For 30 documentary, what it’s like to film a wrestling legend, Ric’s relationship with David Flair, how WWE responded to the film

November 2, 2017

The Ross Report Guest: Rory Karpf Release Date: October 25, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -JR seeing star heel potential in Jason Jordan at a later point in his development -The complex relationships with Ric and David Flair as well as David’s child -Dusty, Steamboat, and Sting rivalries being featured prominently in […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Ted DiBiase on who his dream opponent would be, wrestling Junkyard Dog and Steve Williams in the territory days, his new documentary

October 25, 2017

The Ross Report Release Date: October 18, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -JR seeing Will Ospreay as one of the best workers of 2017 -Ted DiBiase Jr. playing a pivotal role in The Price of Fame coming to fruition -Ted’s rider having his tires slashed when he worked heel against JYD in […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Jason Powell – recap and review of Hell in a Cell, why JR doesn’t like Cell or Elimination Chamber matches, the return of War Games

October 14, 2017

The Ross Report with Jason Powell Release Date: October 11, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -Both men quietly pining for a Nakamura/ Styles title match at WrestleMania -Jim believing that Owens and Wyatt could one day make great character babyfaces -Jim’s cautious optimism about Baron Corbin’s US title reign -Jason and Jim’s perception […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Paul O’Brien on co-writing JR’s book, telling stories of his personal life and struggles, why some wrestlers have a self-imposed glass ceiling

October 13, 2017

The Ross Report with guest Paul O’Brien Release Date: October 4, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -How O’Brien and Ross connected even while being many miles apart -Paul’s cognitive therapy work through the scope of analyzing the mental game of top WWE talent -O’Brien’s interview with Paul Heyman and the realization of […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Chris Jericho on his upcoming cruise ship, the advice Brian Pillman gave him, what Hulk Hogan admitted Jericho was right about, who created The List?

October 6, 2017

The Ross Report w/Chris Jericho Release Date: September 27, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -The release of Jim’s book/ audio book Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling -Jericho’s upcoming cruise will feature a three day ROH tournament where the winner gets a future world title shot -Jericho’s feelings that Lesnar can sometimes put […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report – Bobby Heenan tribute. A look back at one of wrestling’s most beloved legends with stories from Gene Okerlund, Tony Schiavone, and Gregory Helms

September 28, 2017

The Ross Report Recap w/ Gene Okerlund, Tony Schiavone, and Gregory Helms Recap By: Dylan Bowker; Recovering Smark Release Date: September 20, 2017 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -How Bobby Heenan was essential to JR’s smooth transition into debuting with WWE at WrestleMania IX -Helms believing Jeff Jarrett/ residual heat for the Hardys departing lead to him no longer […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Kaitlyn on if she’ll ever return to WWE, the “Diva Whisperer” agent who helped her as a performer, her friendship with AJ Lee

September 19, 2017

The Ross Report Recap Guest: Celeste Bonin (WWE’s Kaitlyn) Recap by: Dylan Bowker, Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -Jim not seeing Ronda Rousey as a regular WWE performer going forward, but he can see her appear in a big one-off. -Kaitlyn’s tight-knit friendship with AJ Lee that lead to her best in-ring work. -Bonin being displaced from […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ The Brooklyn Brawler on his friendship with The Ultimate Warrior, his rare wins, greatest wrestling managers, who his stiffest opponent was

September 11, 2017

The Ross Report Recap w/ Steve Lombardi (The Brooklyn Brawler) Release Date: Sept 6, 2017 Recap By: Dylan Bowker, Recovering Smark DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Stories: -Brooklyn Brawler’s plans for promoting his new UCW territory and his training school idea -The litany of workers Lombardi welcomed into the WWE and his relationships with them (Steamboat, Rock, etc.) -Ultimate Warrior helping […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Patrick LaPrade on his new book, the bizarre Billy Wolfe/Mildred Burke relationship, the early days of women’s wrestling, what Fabulous Moolah was really like (May 10)

May 11, 2017

The Ross Report Guest: Patrick LaPrade and Sisterhood of the Squared Circle Release Date: May 10th, 2017 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Recap by: Jimmy J Haggz Top Newsworthy Items -JR’s next WWE assignment pits him teaming up with Nigel McGuinness in London calling the action for what is said to be two 90 minute specials on the WWE Network aired […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/Ted DiBiase and Jason Powell on House of Horrors, Andre the Giant stories, why Ted left the WWF (May 3)

May 4, 2017

The Ross Report Guests: Jason Powell and Ted DiBiase Recap by: Jimmy J Haggz Release Date: May 3, 2017 DIRECT LINK TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD Top Newsworthy Items -Jim believes the younger generation needs to pay attention to Chris Jericho. -Ross hints around that Chris Jericho has “more to come” in his future. -Jim really likes Braun Strowman and the way he […]

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WRITTEN PODCAST RECAP: The Ross Report w/ Shawn Daivari and Ken Anderson on their wrestling school, why Anderson had heat in WWE, Muhammad Hassan (Apr. 19)

April 21, 2017

The Ross Report Guests: Shawn Daivari and Ken Anderson aka Mr. Kennedy Release Date: April 19th, 2017 Recap by: Jimmy J Haggz DIRECT LINK Top Newsworthy Items -Shawn Daivari and Ken Anderson (Mr. Kennedy) have a school in Minneapolis, MN called The Academy. -JR has a new WWE assignment coming up shortly which he was not at liberty to unveil. […]

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