Jim Ross is back with another blog entry, which can be read here in its entirety. Some highlights:
- The WWE Title bout delivered and Jeff Hardy getting the popular vote shouldn’t have surprised anyone. HHH and Jeff have excellent chemistry and I really enjoyed their wrestling match. Nice ebb and flow, counters, and near falls. Both men, in my view, were elevated after the contest. Some will lament Hardy not winning the title but I am one that thinks the WWE title is still in the cards for the popular young man from North Carolina.
- Tazz and I also called the Benjamin-R Truth United States title bout that aired exclusively on WWE.com prior to the PPV. Did you see it? I still say Benjamin is an athletic freak a la Adrian Peterson and I would love to see Shelton continue to up his game. R Truth is gaining in popularity but neither he, nor anyone else on any of the 3 brands, has Benjamin’s athleticism. Wrestling is more about athleticism and compelling competition than any thing else in my not so humble opinion.
- Stone Cold looked great at 248 pounds and had to fly back to Vancouver right after the PPV to begin work Monday morning at 5 on the film of which he is starring. Steve filmed several fight scenes last week and broke one of his adversary’s nose in an especially physical scene. Steve hopes to wrap the film just before Thanksgiving. He is going to try and make an Oklahoma bowl game if schedules permit and my Sooners earn a bowl op.
- Matt Hardy vs. Evan Bourne was memorable to me. Both men worked their backside’s off and Bourne definitely upped his stock, which is something I can’t say about my own stock portfolio.