Jim Ross Weighs In On The Ricochet, Will Ospreay & Vader Controversy

Anyone who has been following the pro wrestling news this weekend has no doubt read about the internet meltdown caused by pro wrestling legend Vader’s legitimate critiquing of a match between Ricochet, & Will Ospreay.

WWE hall of famer Jim Ross weighed in on the controversy in his latest blog:

“I watched the Will Ospreay vs Ricochet bout that has been the center of attention over the past few days and found the match to be a uniquely told story with an abundance of athleticism, high risk move sets and, most of all, great passion. I certainly give the match a stellar grade but I realize that it might not be everyone’s favorite sauce but that’s not a sin. Could the talents have slowed down a cadence and sold/registered a bit more? Of course they could and if they had it would have generated even more emotions to take away from the MOTY candidate. Pro wrestling needs diversity in multiple areas including the in ring presentations of today’s athletes.

Wrestling needs to be unpredictable, fundamentally sound, logical so as to not remove anyone watching from their zone of suspended disbelief and at a pace that the majority of the audience can process what they are seeing.

Congrats to Ricochet and to Will Ospreay for going above and beyond the call of duty with the sole purpose of stealing the show and presenting a match that many, me included, are talking about today. Stay healthy gentlemen as the bar continues to raise for better or for worse.”

William B. West

William B. West

William B. West has been an internet journalist since 1998. William is editor of WBWTV.com, admin of WrestleFix.com, as well as writer & editor in chief of PowYeah.com, Rokuki.com, and NetFXD.com.

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