Jim Ross Comments On Whether He's Retired & WWE's Weekend Tryout Camp

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has addressed rumors that he is retiring from announcing. He tweeted on Saturday afternoon:

“At this stage of my life calling an occasional match is a rush. Coaching & training younger talents has become a true passion. NOT retired!”

As noted earlier, Jim Ross will still be calling the occasional high profile match, possibly as soon as WrestleMania 29.

JR also commented on this weekend’s 3-day WWE tryout camp at Tampa, Florida, where he is helping evaluate talent:

“Huge day at NXT try-outs. LONG day Fri. Judgment Day today. Camp ends Sun. Not open to public. Who’s gonna step up? We’re waiting.”

He later followed up with:

“Really nice DAY 2 at NXT TRYOUTS. Perceptions changed for some talents. Key day Sunday. Promos w/ @WWEDustyRhodes & Co. More bouts Sun”

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