Grilling JR

Grilling JR

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!

Episodes

April 11, 2024 68 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson have an intense catch up session discussing all the latest in professional wrestling. The guys take a deep dive look into all the happenings from WrestleMania XL, the upcoming AEW Dynasty ppv, and so much more! This edition is a great way to hear JR's thought on the current state of wrestling. THE PERFECT JEAN - F*%k your khakis a...
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On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss in detail the build up and spectacle of WrestleMania 25. JR shares stories of his experiences working with the talent leading up to the event. He also talks about calling what some consider one of the greatest matches in WrestleMania history, HBK versus The Undertaker. All that plus, the hall of fame and everything in-between on this ed...
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March 28, 2024 157 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson revisit WrestleMania XV! JR shares his experiences working the epic event, corralling talent, and creating storylines that we still talk about today. We have all that plus so much more on this edition of Grilling JR. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code JIMROSS at https://www.manscaped.com/.  HOME CHEF - For a limited time, H...
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March 21, 2024 104 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross is joined by Conrad Thompson to discuss the incredible year Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had back in 1998. JR shares his stories of working with "The Great One" and his evolution into TOP GUY status in the WWE. EIGHT SLEEP - Eight Sleep's Pod Cover will improve your sleep by automatically adjusting your bed’s temperature based on your individual needs. Go to https://www.e...
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March 14, 2024 96 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, we are handing over the reigns to the show for the first time this year! The voice of professional wrestling answers listeners questions from all over the world. Did your question get answered? JR covers topics such as, what would he like to see in the last match he'd ever call, what other sports would JR like to commentate for, and what are JR's thoughts on Will Osprey and Okada becoming a part of A...
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March 7, 2024 117 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson are back and catching up all everything that's happened in the world of professional wrestling since JR's been away. JR shares his experience calling Sting's Last Match, Darby Allin's daredevil dive into glass, and what he believes could be next for the Stinger. The guys also discuss the Vince McMahon lawsuit, The Rock's return to WWE now as a ...
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On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take us on a trip back into the archives for Clash Of The Champions 1. The guys discuss the formation of the Clash, working with Tony Schiavone on a major event for the first time and the massive main event featuring Flair and Sting. Plus, JR shares stories of how the company's rivalry with the WWF was heating up and the overall impact Clash O...
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February 22, 2024 145 mins
On this REMIX edition of Grilling JR, Conrad brings us the very latest on JR's hip surgery recovery. JR and Conrad revisit WrestleMania 20, which took place on March 14th, 2004 “where it all began” at Madison Square Garden. In it, we'd see HHH defend the World Title against former best friend, Shawn Michaels and the winner of the 2004 Royal Rumble, Chris Benoit. Also, the infamous Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg match with Stone Cold as ...
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On this episode of Grilling JR, we are diving into the archive at a timely look back at Survivor Series. The Elimination Chamber debuts at Madison Square Garden with Triple H defending the World title against Shawn Michaels, Chris Jericho, Kane, Booker T & RVD, the SmackDown 6 face off in a tag title match, Big Show challenges Brock Lesnar for the WWE Title, Victoria & Trish Stratus are in a Hardcore match for the Women's title, an...
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February 8, 2024 127 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, we are diving into the archive at a timely look back at WrestleMania 9. Now, we say it's timely because, if you remember at the end of the event Bret Hart was battling Yokozuna for the championship yet Hulk Hogan walked away with it! What? Well, with the wrestling landscape the way it is we wanted to revisit that classic moment and hear from the voice of wrestling good ol' JR about the event, moment ...
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On this episode of Grilling JR, we're heading back to the WSB studios for another edition of Studio Sessions with Jim Ross. On the shows today JR welcomes Paul E. Dangerously, WCW magazine editor Dennis Brent and Michael P.S. Hayes to the programs. The group discusses Clash Of The Champions XVI: Fall Brawl, the up coming release of Slam Jam volume 1, and All that plus, JR takes calls from listeners! HARRY'S - Getting the best doesn...
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On this episode of Grilling JR, we're heading back to the WSB studios for another edition of Studio Sessions with Jim Ross. On the shows today JR welcomes "Ravishing Rude Rude" to discuss his neck injury and how his recovery process is going, Cactus Jack shares his thoughts on facing "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff at SuperBrawl 3, Jake "The Snake" stops by to put Sting on notice, and Jesse "The Body" Ventura gives his incite on all ...
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January 18, 2024 135 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, JR and Conrad take a deep dive into the development and build up to the 1994 Royal Rumble. JR shares his experiences being in the WWF during a turbulent time of change in the company. From Jerry Lawler, Gene Okerland, and Bobby Heenan leaving the company, to the reaction of a stinging interview by Tully Blanchard about steroid use in the WWF, JR had a lot of navigating and adapting to do quickly. All...
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January 11, 2024 146 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, JR and Conrad discuss Jim's time in New Japan Pro Wrestling. JR shares stories of how he got involved with the project, calling matches with Josh Barnett, working with Mark Cuban and the staff at AXS TV, and eventually meeting Tony Khan through his involvement with the company. JR and Conrad also cover Wednesday nights AEW Dynamite Homecoming show and his desire to be able to call Sting's Last Match....
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On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take a deep dive into the historic and legendary career of The Undertaker. JR and Conrad discuss The Undertaker aka Mean Mark Callous' time in World Championship Wrestling. The Undertaker's reinvention in the WWE and the wild ride of opponents during his time with the company. JR shares stories of his relationship with the deadman that you won...
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On this episode of Grilling JR, we are opening up the archives of WSB Radio for another epic of JR's radio show from the 1990's. On this trip down memory lane we're taking you back to the inaugural episode of the show where JR welcomes the bombastic Paul E. Dangerously to the studio. And then we leap forward to February 7, 1993, as Jim Cornette joins JR on the phone as they take listener calls! ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted s...
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December 21, 2023 126 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the guys discuss this historic purchases of the UWF buy Jim Crockett promotions. JR shares how the sale came about and the impact it had on JCP and his career. JR also discusses his return to national television calling the main event of AEW Dynamite and if this could mean his return to TV on a regular basis. FANATICS - From the NFL, NBA, to Boomer Sooner and beyond, Fanatics is the ultimate fan gear...
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December 14, 2023 143 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take us back 20 years for Armageddon 2003! JR shares stories of developing RAW Roulette, managing talent, working with Evolution, and some wild storylines that kept everyone on their toes. JR also reveals the cover of his new book and how folks can start pre-ordering the book today. MANSCAPED - Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code JIMROS...
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December 7, 2023 117 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson revisit Starrcade 1989 "Future Shock!" JR shares about how he came up with the tournament concept for this PPV, the magic of 1989 in professional wrestling, and having to be the "middle man" between the booking committee and Jim Herd. All that plus so much more on this week's edition of Grilling JR! MOOD - Try MOOD’s new THCa flower today! Visi...
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November 30, 2023 128 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss the beginning of wrestling's Captain of Charisma, Christian! The guy discuss Christian's rise and reign n the WWE as one half of the tag team championship duo Edge and Christian. JR and Conrad also cover Christian's legendary ladder and TLC matches, along with the teams break up and the impact it had on his career. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel...
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