WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Legends on tonight’s Raw: “WWE.com released an impressive list or names earlier today that are slated to appear on tonight’s Old School Raw. Happy to see them all especially guys like the Honkytonk Man who hasn’t been involved in WWE programming in quite some time. Always good to see my old Mid south Wrestling buddy Hacksaw Jim Duggan get a call as well as Nature Boy Ric Flair who I’m sure the Buffalo, live audience will embrace. I know that Mean Gene Okerlund has been looking forward to this night for quite some time. The Million Dollar Man will be on RAW tonight with two, newly replaced knees.”
John Cena vs. The Rock: “One could realistically expect some sort of confrontation between The Rock, the WWE Champion, and his number one contender and WM29 opponent, John Cena. If this confrontation does occur, I’d guess that both men will be compellingly serious. The responsibility that they carry in closing the show at WM29 is massive. The top guys always carry the heaviest load but with that comes the greatest rewards. Some guys can handle the pressure and some fold like a cheap shirt….and often blame the promotion for their lack of push or general success.”
CM Punk: “It’s also a huge night for @CMPunk, arguably WWE’s MVP for the past year and change, as he has to re-position himself for WM29. There’s lots of speculation on this matter and we’ll hopefully know more conclusive info during tonight’s three hour broadcast. @HeymanHustle will be knee deep in whatever happens, as well, one can assume.
“I’m guessing that we come out of tonight’s Old School RAW with a much clearer picture of what we can expect to see from an upper card level respect at WM29 on April 7 at MetLife Stadium.