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Jim Ross Reacts To Younger Fans Criticizing His Work In AEW

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 17, 1990) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1990’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Big Bossman vs. Spike Jones

2. The Warlord vs. Gary Jackson

3. Earthquake vs. Tom King

4. Jake Roberts vs. Tom Stone

5. Hart Foundation vs. Honky Tonk Man & Greg Valentine

• Jim Ross Reacts To Younger Fans Criticizing His Work In AEW

During a recent edition of Grillin’ JR, WWE Hall of Famer and current AEW commentator Jim Ross addressed younger fans criticizing his work in All Elite Wrestling.

Below is what Good Ol’ JR said:

“There’s a young audience that’s criticizing my work, and I don’t have a problem of them criticizing my work, everybody’s opinion is as good as the next guy, that’s one thing.

I don’t want the people who follow me on Twitter to jump on, and beat up on some people, because you look at their Twitter information, they have a picture, they are young kids, younger kids, teenagers, early 20s, and they have anywhere from 0 to 20 followers.

So it’s not as if these people are learned, experienced, long term fans to the level that they can critique somebody, but you gotta, you try to be nice to them, or make fun, not make fun, but have some fun with it. I had a little girl that said I should retire, and I said, ‘Well, would you buy me a nice retirement gift?’ What are you gonna do, but it’s how it is.

When you work your a$$ off for 40 F-ing years in the business that you love, and you’re still trying to do it, it’s a little disheartening when people that don’t know your work, or know how hard it is to do this work, are gutting and quartering you, it’s not a fun thing.

But I’ve got to get past that, I’m too damn old to worry about it. I can only do my best. If you don’t like my work, folks, don’t listen to it, that’s all I can tell you. Move to goddamn television, hell, I don’t know what you’re going to say. Because I ain’t quitting, I ain’t retiring, and I ain’t going to leave my spot.”

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