WWE Hall Of Fame commentator Jim Ross was a guest on he Herd with Collin Cowherd to promote his new book “Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling.” “Good Ole’ JR” talked about several professional wrestling topics; including his relationship with Vince McMahon, managing young talent, the success of John Cena and The Rock outside WWE, and so much more. One of the more interesting topics, however, was Ross’ thoughts on if he thinks UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will ever appear in WWE.
Ross revealed that he does believe “The Notorious One” will one day earn a check from the professional wrestling powerhouse, but it will simply be a one-off appearance, perhaps at WrestleMania:
“I know that he’s an amazing performer and an amazing talent. I have great respect for the UFC, everything they do, and him,” Ross said. “There’s no way you can convince me that Conor McGregor will not earn a massive check from Vince McMahon someday in the future.
“It will not be a career deal, it would be a one-off special occasion, massive promotion, I would suggest maybe at a WrestleMania somewhere down the road. But the attraction is there, the marketing is there, the money is there, so why not make it happen? So I think Conor is guaranteed for that.
“And I also think Conor’s not done in the octagon either, I think he’s a competitor. He likes to prove that he’s the alpha-male.”
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