Posted in: WWE Jim Ross on Getting Fired By Vince McMahon and More, Preview for Friday's AXS TV Interview (Video)
By Marc Middleton
Mar 1, 2016 - 6:00:53 PM
- As seen in the preview above, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will appear on "The Voice Versus" with Michael Schiavello on AXS TV this Friday night at 8pm EST for a one-hour tell-all interview. In the video, Ross talks about his WWE departure over the SummerSlam panel incident, if Vince McMahon actually fired him and more. AXS sent us the following:
LEGENDARY BROADCASTER JIM ROSS SITS DOWN FOR A REVEALING INTERVIEW ON AXS TV’S ‘THE VOICE VERSUS’ THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 4 AT 8pE/5pP BEFORE HIS ‘NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING’ COMMENTARY DEBUT AT 9pE/6pP
LOS ANGELES – March 1, 2016 – An hour before he steps into the announcer booth for AXS TV’s hit pro wrestling series NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING this Friday, March 4, legendary broadcaster Jim Ross sits down with renowned combat sports commentator and journalist “The Voice” Michael Schiavello for an intimate, hour-long interview on THE VOICE VERSUS at 8pE/5pP.
Ross, who made historic calls for nearly 20 years for WWE, shares star-studded stories about his years with the organization including his in-ring confrontations with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Triple H and relationships with Jesse Ventura, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Gorilla Monsoon. Ross also discusses his time with WCW, Eric Bischoff and persevering despite being diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy.
During the candid conversation, Ross went into great detail about his unique relationship with WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, including whether McMahon fired him or he retired from WWE in 2013. Video is above.
THE VOICE VERSUS: JIM ROSS was filmed at the 10,300-square-foot Nobu Villa atop the Nobu Hotel tower at Caesar’s Palace, overlooking the Las Vegas Strip. Don’t miss THE VOICE VERSUS: JIM ROSS this Friday, March 4 at 8pE/5pP followed by Ross’ NJPW commentary debut alongside former UFC Heavyweight Champion and NJPW veteran Josh Barnett at 9pE/6pP on AXS TV.