WWE legend Jim Ross has blasted stories he and Jerry Lawler fell asleep throughout Uncooked’s 25th anniversary present as “absurd” and denied the snoozing allegations.
The corridor of fame commentary staff was again on the air final evening for the landmark episode of the weekly wrestling present.
The motion was hosted at two arenas, with each New York’s Manhattan Centre and the Brooklyn Centre used for the massive celebration.
JR and Lawler have been put answerable for calling the matches for latter, the unique venue for the first-ever Uncooked, however followers have been left flat by the motion they noticed.
The Undertaker got here out early on within the present to provide a cryptic message that hinted he would return on the Royal Rumble subsequent week.
However there have been many moments the place these in attendance have been visibly upset with the dearth of motion going down at their constructing.
And the boredom appeared to hit each Good Ol’ JR and Lawler after an image surfaced of the veteran taking a nap.
However Ross has hit again at these claims, slamming them as “ridiculous” in a fierce Fb defence.
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He posted on-line: “Wished to clear up one thing that was reported on a couple of websites final evening throughout #Uncooked25.
“It seems that some websites coated their a**e when utilizing the time period ‘appeared’, however nobody was sleeping.
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“Absurd to suggest such. A ridiculous claim. Never happened.”
Ross, Lawler and The Undertaker were not the only legendary names to appear on the special episode of Raw.
DX reunited inside the ring at the Manhattan Centre and were joined by WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall.
They were joined by the members of The Club, Finn Ballor, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, to pose in a huge ‘Too Sweet’.
Meanwhile across town, it was the return of Stone Cold Steve Austin that provided the biggest highlight of the night.
WWE owner Vince McMahon came out to rapturous applause after being introduced by daughter Stephanie and son Shane at the beginning of the broadcast.
But after being offered only a plaque for bringing the wrestling universe Raw for the past 25 years, Vince became outraged.
He insulted the Brooklyn crowd and claimed he had nobody to thank but himself for the success of his Monday night show.
But then the famous glass shattered sending the crowd into overdrive as Stone Cold Steve Austin came walking down the ramp.
Vince then went on to sell his son Shane down the river for a stunner which the Rattlesnake delivered.
The 72-year-old then grabbed some beer to celebrate with Austin which seemed to be going well.
But Austin then rolled back the years and Stunnered Vince before shouting in his face in a throwback to the Attitude Era.
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