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Jim Ross talks about the WWE Draft, SmackDown going live, more



WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has posted a new blog entry over at his website where he gives his thoughts on various topics. Here are the highlights.

On the WWE Draft:

The WWE Draft which will facilitate the upcoming brand separation will occur on the first, LIVE Smackdown broadcast on the USA Network on Tuesday July 19. Great marketing idea to get more eyeballs on the first live SD.

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My memories of the 2008 Draft that emanated from San Antonio are not among the favorites in my career. Wah..poor me!

On psychology in wrestling:

Another trend while I'm on my soapbox...wrestlers going outside the ring just for the Hell of it is an expose of sorts that takes many out the moment as it's a logical disconnect. To throw someone from the ring or to chase someone down who's on the outside, I get. But for two or more wrestlers to voluntarily take to the outside to do more of their sensational stunts screams of being illogical and overly "Show Biz."

Ross also talked about the ROH Best the World PPV, Dean Ambrose winning the WWE Title and the Ross Report. You can read the entire blog here. In case you haven't listened to it yet, here is the latest episode of The Ross Report: