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

June 13, 2024 88 mins
We are so excited to welcome back "The Voice Of Wrestling" Jim Ross for a special catching up session of Grilling JR LIVE! JR shares details on what his health status is, catching up on his thought of everything that's happening in AEW and answering all your questions. HOME CHEF - For a limited time, HomeChef is offering my listeners 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/JR....
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LISTENER DISCLAIMER: Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss subjects that are disturbing and might be offensive to some audiences...listener discretion is advised. On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss JR's beginnings in professional wrestling and the cast of characters he worked with along the way. JR shares his stories of how he started in the business, what happened ...
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May 30, 2024 162 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, we are going back in the archives to honor and remember the tragic loss of "The King Of Harts" Owen Hart. The Voice of Wrestling, Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, discuss Over The Edge '99 and the events leading up to Owen Hart's tragic passing. JR shares his experience being there and hearing the orders to keep the PPV event going. This is a heart wrenching edition of Grilling JR that we hope you listen ...
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On this week's Grilling JR with The Voice Of Wrestling, Jim Ross & Conrad Thompson, the guys talk AEW Double Or Nothing, before getting into this week's main course, King Of The Ring '97! It was an interesting time in WWE. WCW was handily winning the ratings war week after week, Bret Hart and The Hart Foundation were the top heels in the company, and Bret and Shawn Michaels were certainly having their issues. The Undertaker was WWE...
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May 16, 2024 112 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take us back to 2009 for Judgment Day! JR shares stories and experiences surrounding the build up to the PPV and development of the storylines leading to the main event. This event features two championship matches, Edge defending his World title against Jeff Hardy, and Batista battling "The Viper" Randy Orton for the WWE title. A...
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May 9, 2024 93 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, JR and host Conrad Thompson discuss JR's transition from being the lead commentator for World Wrestling Entertainment to joining All Elite Wrestling. JR shares how he met Tony Khan, his immediate respect for Tony's knowledge of professional wrestling, and his thoughts on leaving his talent relations hat at the door. All that and so much more on this very candid conversation with the voice of professi...
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May 2, 2024 99 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss the historic year of 1999 in Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's WWE career. From winning the title, battling Steve Austin at WrestleMania XV, to the formation of the Rock n Sock Connection JR and Conrad cover it all. The guys also discuss Tony Khan being attacked on AEW TV, him wearing a neck brace during the NFL draft and so much...
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April 25, 2024 121 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson discuss what many consider a flawless PPV Backlash 2004. The guys also dive into the development of WWE 24/7, the mass exodus of main event talent after WrestleMania XX, and the rise of Randy Orton as a major star and tough SOB. All that plus, JR takes us through his experience being back behind the commentator desk with his pal T...
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April 18, 2024 145 mins
On this episode of Grilling JR, the voice of professional wrestling, Jim Ross and host Conrad Thompson take a deep dive into the legendary career of Dustin Rhodes. The guys discuss Dustin living in the shadow of his father, Dusty Rhodes, embracing the provocative character of "Goldust" and enduring the ups and downs of his hall of fame worthy career. ROCKET MONEY - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy...
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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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April 4, 2024 144 mins
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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