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Jim Ross On Samoa Joe Adding Value To The U.S. Title, WWE's Handling Of Asuka & More

Posted By: Ben Kerin on Mar 13, 2019

Jim Ross On Samoa Joe Adding Value To The U.S. Title, WWE's Handling Of Asuka & More

During the latest episode of The Jim Ross Report podcast, Jim Ross spoke about Samoa Joe’s recent United States title win, on WWE's handling of Asuka and Torrie Wilson in the WWE Hall of Fame. Below are the highlights, courtesy of 411mania.com.

On Samoa Joe as US Champion:

“I’m glad to see Samoa Joe win the United States Championship. I’ve thought Joe’s been underutilized for a long time. He’s believable, he’s durable and can have great matches with a variety of people. I’m a big Samoa Joe fan. Congratulations to Joe on the United States title. You think a guy like Joe with so much pride…proud man, loves the wrestling business, he’ll do more than a lot of guys will ever dream of doing to make the United States Championship have value. And I don’t know how many titles in WWE have the value that ideally they would like. One thing will help that value: put the title on somebody and leave it there for a while. I believe that knee-jerk title changes is a definitive sign of lazy booking.

On WWE’s handling of Asuka:

“The ball was dropped last year at Wrestlemania after she lost her undefeated streak to Charlotte. Had a great match. Anybody watch that match tells me it wasn’t good don’t know anything about wrestling. So I think the ball was dropped there…it’s been hard to get the momentum back going. As many people were tuning in to the female elements of creative storytelling on RAW and Smackdown for example, you’ve gotta believe there’s a place for another major star and I think Asuka’s it. I think she’s been grossly underutilized.”

On Torrie Wilson in the WWE Hall of Fame:

“Happy to see the inclusion of Torrie Wilson joining the Honky Tonk Man and D-Generation X into the 2019 Class of the WWE Hall of Fame. I’ll say this: it’s obvious that Torrie is one of the most beautiful women that the company ever hired and I was glad that I was in a position to bring her from WCW into WWE when WCW went belly up. She’s a sweetheart of a lady and I’ll just say this. She was the best conditioned female athlete that we had back in that era because she ran stadium steps relentlessly at every television and she pushed herself. And now she’s doing even better things. She was a beautiful person to work with, beautiful in looks, you can imagine how glamorous she’s going to look on Hall of Fame night. I’m curious…she had a lot of great friendships with a lot of the females in the company, we’ll see who she’s going to select to be her inductor.”

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