Jim Ross suffers Bell's Palsy attack


Sultan of Swat
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That is ashame and I as well he's the best in the business today and he's probably the third best broadcaster of all time after Monsoon and Heenan, Vince being fourth. I wish him well.


Certified Shitlord
It's going to be a dark day when he passes. For me, he's the voice of the WWE/F since he's the most prominent broadcaster I can remember hearing while growing up.


Staff member
I lol at MJ's comment of Vince's being 4th as an all time announcer...Vince was dreadful. But that's not the point of the thread...

Man, sucks to hear this. JR said on his blog he hopes to be back by Bragging Rights...that would be awesome. Here's the best to Jim...he's one of the best and a true hall of famer.


Registered Member
what exactly is bells palsy? was that what made his face kinda weird and distorted his voice...?

sucks to hear this though...

hope he ends up ok...


Sultan of Swat
Staff member
Well Jim Ross won't be at Bragging Rights which isn't very surprising, and the rumors is that he's wearing an eye patch right now. I don't know if those rumors are true or not, but hopefully he'll make a quick recovery.


I am the woolrus
He posted a message on his site, he sounds upbeat and vows to return!:

Yep, my neurologist cleared my travel because the flight was only 40 minutes and I'm drive home after the game w/ friends. Here's the latest. I had a MRI Friday on my brain and inner ear and will get the result, hopefully, Monday afternoon. Hopefully, that will be good news. I'm thinking it will.
My right eye is problematic but we have the meds in place to protect my cornea due to the dryness issues. My vision is blurred in the right eye but I'm optimistic it will improve. Senstive hearing on certain tones remain as are frequent migrain-like headaches but I'm dealing w/ it. No worries. The right side of my face isn't sagging as bad as my two previous bouts of Bells palsy. Still, my "leading man" status is in jeopardy. :)
The doctors won't and can't provide me a timeline as to when I will return but, without fail, I will return at some point "Sooner" than later. And w/ more P&V than ever! Certainly not pleased to be missing WWE Bragging Rights Sunday on PPV but will watch it from home in Norman.