As we reported earlier on the site, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be appearing on The Voice Versus this Friday night on AXS TV. AXS released a sneak peek video to promote the interview, which you can watch below, and during the video, Ross commented on being fired from WWE in 2013.
AXS TV issued 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.
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.