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Jim Ross Blames His Ego For Having An ‘Icy Relationship’ With A WWE Hall Of Famer

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• Jim Ross Blames His Ego For Having An ‘Icy Relationship’ With A WWE Hall Of Famer

On the latest episode of his weekly ‘Grilling JR’ podcast, legendary WCW/WWF commentator Jim Ross spoke about having a bad relationship with Eric Bischoff in the past, because of their time in World Championship Wrestling together.

For many years, J.R. didn’t like Eric, but now he blames his own ego for it and they actually get along fine these days.

Here’s what Good Ol’ J.R. had to say:

“So yeah, we chatted but, you know, we had a, I guess you would say, kind of an icy relationship, which I will take responsibility for, you know. If Bruce (Prichard) was here, he would laugh about, ‘Well, you’re still pi$$ed about your refrigerator and your washer and dryer being held, hostage. But, there were some old open wounds, to be man-to-man and answer your question and to be honest about it.

I do remember the phone call, and I think that kind of lead to him and I getting back on the same page. My ego got in my way of being taken off the air in WCW when I didn’t think it was necessary. I took it personally. I have grown to kind of outgrow that in later years.

Eric and I are friends now.”

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (July 26, 1992) – WWF Wrestling Challenge

On this day in 1992, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.

It was pre-taped at the Broome County Arena in Binghamton, New York and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1992’ PPV.

The match-card can be found right here:

– Bret Hart vs. Vito Krus

– The Mountie vs. Bill Pierce

– The Undertaker vs. Barry Hardy

– Rick Martel vs. Brian Brieger

– The Nasty Boys vs. Tony Devito & Tony Ulysses

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