More Backstage Details On Jim Ross Retiring From WWE

Posted by Matt Boone September 20, 2013 5 Comments

According to sources, there were actually rumors of being let go by a few days before it actually took place. On September 10th, the day prior to JR’s release, someone in the book department called an author to inform him that had selected him to write JR’s autobiography.

One source claimed it was odd for WWE to even publicize JR’s retirement due to the fact that most casual viewers never see him on television anyways, and would already assume he had retired.

It was also noted by executives in the company that JR’s release would have never happened as recently as a few years ago, and it’s further proof that is not worried in the slightest about , in terms of competition.

Regarding JR’s role as the man who worked directly with talents in the WWE developmental system, early speculation is that will likely take over those duties.

[Credit: Wrestling Observer Newsletter]