Jim Ross Explains How He “P*ssed Off” Vince McMahon

Jim Ross

Jim Ross began working with WWE back in 1993 when he made his debut for the company in a toga at WrestleMania 9 and it’s safe to say, he’s had his ups and downs with Vince McMahon ever since.

Fired more than once by McMahon, Jim Ross endured in the company and became the Voice of WWE during the hallowed Attitude Era, adding his own unique take to the soundtrack of some of the most iconic moments in wrestling history.

But, speaking on his Grilling JR podcast, the current AEW announcer explained how he lost something very important before one show, leaving himself open to feeling the wrath of Vince McMahon:

“I lost my voice one time in my career, and that was in WWE, and it was after a pay-per-view. I just, it was gone. So no matter how much hot water I drank or hot tea, or what have you, it didn’t work. And I know Vince got really p*ssed off at me because my voice was bad.

“Like I was at fault, so that was a little frustrating. But one time, I’ve been real lucky. My voice is strong. And I’ve been real lucky to not lose my voice in all these years, but once in almost 50 years. So that’s a pretty good record.”

Jim Ross also recently discussed two current AEW stars that he thinks could be “foundation pieces” in the company.

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