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For over forty years Jim Ross has been the Voice of Wrestling. From starting as referee in the regional territories to becoming the Executive Vice President for WWE, nobody has a story quite like Jim Ross. From recruiting and hiring some of the biggest superstars in the industry to providing the soundtrack for the most important moments in wrestling history, "Good Ole JR" was there for it all. Join us every Thursday morning as Conrad Thompson grills JR like you've never heard before, uncut and uncensored!

For over forty years Jim Ross has been the Voice of Wrestling. From starting as referee in the regional territories to becoming the Executive Vice President for WWE, nobody has a story quite like Jim Ross. From recruiting and hiring some of the biggest superstars in the industry to providing the soundtrack for the most important moments in wrestling history, "Good Ole JR" was there for it all. Join us every Thursday morning as Conrad Thompson grills JR like you've never heard before, uncut and uncensored!

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For over forty years Jim Ross has been the Voice of Wrestling. From starting as referee in the regional territories to becoming the Executive Vice President for WWE, nobody has a story quite like Jim Ross. From recruiting and hiring some of the biggest superstars in the industry to providing the soundtrack for the most important moments in wrestling history, "Good Ole JR" was there for it all. Join us every Thursday morning as Conrad Thompson grills JR like you've never heard before, uncut and uncensored!

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English


Episodes

Wrestle War 90

2/20/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the guys set their sights on Wrestle War 1990. The duo discuss the star studded card and a main event between the Nature Boy Ric Flair and Lex Luger that had the jammed packed area on their feet. The show also takes a serious turn, as JR shares a story he's never told before that changed his life and could possibly change yours too. Save yourself some money, get a better interest rate, lower monthly payments and...

Duration:02:17:46

Ask JR

2/13/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, it's time for the listeners to take control and ask the questions, it's time for ASK JR! Subjects, questions, and answers span the multiple decades of this Hall Of Famer's career, including talk about the NWA, UWF, WCW, WWE, AEW, announcing and commentary, Vince McMahon, Tony Khan, Steve Austin, and so much more! Save yourself some money, get a better interest rate, lower monthly payments and even skip your next...

Duration:01:29:13

Clash Of The Champions X

2/6/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is Clash of The Champions X! Headlined by Arn Anderson joining his Horsemen brethren Ric Flair and Ole Anderson to take on The DragonMaster, Buzz Sawyer, and The Great Muta! But The Horsemen kicked out Sting earlier in the evening in one of the best segments in history; Sting would be sure to try and come collect some revenge, with unfortunate consequences. Plus, some of the biggest tag teams at the time...

Duration:02:10:41

Royal Rumble 2005

1/30/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is WWE Royal Rumble 2005! Hear all about a card which included Triple H defending the World Heavyweight Championship against the recently dethroned Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels vs. Edge, JBL putting the WWE Championship on the line against former champions Kurt Angle and The Big Show and more! In the main event, the Royal Rumble match ended with what would've already been one of the most memorable finishes...

Duration:01:51:47

Royal Rumble 2000

1/23/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is one of the most fondly remembered WWE PPVs of all time, the Royal Rumble from the year 2000, which took place in New York City's Madison Square Garden! In the midst of WWE's now runaway victory over WCW, they had to figure out what to do with the top of the card, without Stone Cold Steve Austin, who would still be out of action another 9-10 months. After a lackluster Big Show title reign, Triple H was...

Duration:02:45:09

Clash Of The Champions XXII

1/16/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is WCW Clash Of The Champions XXII! Taking place in January 1993, this was JR's last Clash with WCW, so get ready for some stories about his last days under that umbrella, as well as thoughts on the big Cage Match main event featuring Sting, Dustin Rhodes, and Cactus Jack vs. Vader, Paul Orndorff, and Barry Windham! Plus WCW Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat and Shane Douglas vs. Steve Austin and Brian...

Duration:02:13:03

Bret Hart's 2010 return to WWE

1/9/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is something wrestling fans never thought they would see...the return of Bret Hart to Monday Night Raw, and a WWE ring! Over twelve years after the infamous Montreal Screwjob that changed Vince McMahon and his character forever, and left Bret headed for WCW, Bret returned on the January 4, 2010 Raw, head to head with Hulk Hogan's debut on TNA Impact on Spike TV! How did WWE finally convince Bret to...

Duration:01:22:23

The Finger Poke Of Doom!

1/2/2020
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is one of the most infamous moments in WCW and professional wrestling history, the "Finger Poke Of Doom," which took place on 1-4-99, on a WCW Nitro that went head to head with a WWE Title change on RAW. WCW Champion Kevin Nash was due to defend his title against the former champion Goldberg, but due to some shenanigans courtesy of Miss Elizabeth, he was unable to make it in time for the match, and Hulk...

Duration:02:34:05

Starrcade '88

12/26/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is Starrcade '88! Led by a fresh feud between World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair and former Four Horsemen Lex Luger, the show also included the team of Sting and Dusty Rhodes facing the World Tag Team Champions The Road Warriors, and Horsemen Barry Windham defending the US Title against the fresh from the WWE challenger, Bam Bam Bigelow! Plus, The Varsity Club, Junkyard Dog, The Midnight Express vs....

Duration:02:01:10

TLC 2009

12/19/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is WWE TLC 2009! Former recent World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk opened the card against R Truth, with the Straight Edge Society and Goldust at ringside! The Undertaker continued his feud with Batista in a chairs match! A young upstart named Sheamus got his first shot at John Cena and the WWE Championship! All this plus DX vs. Chris Jericho and The Big Show, Orton-Kingston, Mickie James, Drew McIntyre,...

Duration:01:50:39

Armageddon 2004

12/12/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is maybe a dark horse in the history of WWE PPVS, Armageddon 2004! From Wrestlemania XX in 2004 to Wrestlemania 21 in 2005, the WWE was going through a period of transition, and trying to find their way, with the departure of Brock Lesnar, the title runs of Chris Benoit and Eddy Guerrero, while looking for the stars of the future and getting the most of the stars of that present. Here in December of 2004,...

Duration:02:41:04

Bischoff in WWE

12/5/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is one of the most controversial personalities in the history of pro wrestling, former WCW President Eric Bischoff! There's a lot of ground to cover here, and JR starts with his dealings with Eric in WCW, through the Monday Night Wars, and Eric's WWE run from 2002-2005, including how talent felt about his joining the company, his notorious Raw debut, Stephanie McMahon's feelings on him, and so much more!...

Duration:01:33:06

Jerry "The King" Lawler

11/28/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is legendary WWE Hall Of Famer and The King Of Memphis, Jerry "The King Lawler! Hear all about JR's experiences with The King through the years, his thoughts on Jerry's place in Memphis Wrestling, his transition to WWE, Jerry working with Bret, Warrior, Jake and more, working with him on commentary for many years on WWE Raw and on PPVs, Jerry leaving WWE in February 2001 and his return later that year,...

Duration:02:16:58

Survivor Series '95

11/21/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the topic is WWE Survivor Series '95! The WWE was beginning to try and understand the changing times in wrestling. WCW Monday Nitro was giving fans an alternative against RAW, and ECW was giving fans an alternative to the alternative from South Philadelphia! The WWE Champion was Diesel, but history has shown he was the lowest drawing champion up to that point, and his challenger on this night was fan favorite and...

Duration:02:17:16

New York Knockout

11/14/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, JR discusses one of the most highly regarded Clash Of The Champions of all time, New York Knockout! With a beyond legendary and memorable main event of Ric Flair vs. Terry Funk, plus appearances on the card from The Freebirds, The Road Warriors, Doom, Eddie Gilbert, Tommy Rich, The Midnight Express, Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace, Dr. Death Steve Williams, The Steiner Bros., Sid Vicious, Lex Luger, Brian Pillman, and a...

Duration:01:34:34

Ask JR Anything

11/7/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, its time for "Ask JR Anything!" Good Ol JR has had some controversial things to say in the past couple of weeks, now hear even more controversial answers in this no holds barred Q & A, with the questions submitted by you, the listeners! Topics range all across his career, WCW, WWE, up to the present day and AEW. Meet JR, Sting, Muta, Jim Crockett, all of the AEW crew and legends from JCP, the NWA, and WCW in...

Duration:01:41:46

Halloween Havoc '89

10/31/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the inaugural Halloween Havoc from 1989 is discussed. Hear all about the NWA at that time, including some Jim Herd stories, Ric Flair, Terry Funk, Doom, Tommy Rich, The Freebirds vs. The Dynamic Dudes, the main event Thunderdome Cage Match, Ole Anderson, Bruno Sammartino, The Great Muta, Gary Hart, and more, PLUS, listen for what Conrad calls one of the worst promos of all time! Meet JR, Sting, Muta, Jim Crockett,...

Duration:02:21:07

Buried Alive 1996

10/24/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, WWE Buried Alive from October 1996 is the topic, but FIRST Good Ol' JR gets a few things off his chest regarding Seth Rollins' recent comments about Kenny Omega and AEW! From there, it's all about the fall of 1996 in WWE, and an event main evented by The Undertaker and Mankind in the first ever Buried Alive match! Also discussed are Shawn Michaels and his WWE Championship reign, Goldust & Marlena, Marc Mero &...

Duration:02:28:02

Taboo Tuesday 2004

10/17/2019
The show was delayed, as was JR's plane, and boy is his pissed off this week on Grilling JR! Don't miss his controversial comments about today's product and the one back in October 2004. You just won't believe what he has to say about critics, Johnny Ace, and so much more. You'll also hear about the early idea behind the WWE Network, Triple H's backstage politics, Pat Patterson resigning, Hassan coming to the main roster, Al Snow as a trainer, the Tough Enough 4 class, why Ryback didn't have...

Duration:01:54:14

Hell In A Cell '09

10/10/2019
On this week's Grilling JR with WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, WWE Hell In A Cell from 2009 is the topic, but there's a lot of meat on the bone as far as subjects from this time period, including the beginnings of Bret Hart's WWE return, WWE/Ultimate Warrior lawsuits, Al Sharpton on RAW, Linda McMahon's political career, does Vince McMahon hold a grudge against the Rhodes family, and so much more, PLUS JR's thoughts on AEW Dynamite, and the ending of the recent Hell In A Cell...

Duration:01:29:44