We would like to send along best wishes to WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross. He is currently hospitalized in Norman, Oklahoma with a broken rib. For those of you that did not see what happened, Ross was injured after taking an unplanned bump after Jay White shoved Juice Robinson into the barricade. The barricade caused the announcers table to push into Ross and that is when he fell over.
For anyone thinking that this was part of a storyline, Ross noted on Twitter that the bump he took was not part of the show. Josh Barnett also took to Twitter to let fans know that his actions on the show were not planned and not a work and he was genuinely upset at White.
For the record, the ‘bump’ I took at ringside at #G1SanFrancisco was not storyline driven matter nor was it discussed.
I think I broke a rib.
Couldn’t put my roller bag in the overhead today after a sleepless Sat night. pic.twitter.com/E9hd2FDsXi
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) July 9, 2018
Here is a clip of what happened on Saturday night:
— AXS TV (@AXSTV) July 8, 2018
Some fans speculated that this was a work because it was posted on the AXS TV Twitter account. Actually, AXS would not be clued in on things like this so whoever is running their social media probably assumed that it was part of the show. Could this become an angle with Barnett and White? Possibly, but all signs point to this being a shoot as JR and Barnett indicated on Twitter.
Again, we send best wishes to JR.