WWE just posted the following on their website:
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross announced that he is retiring from WWE today, after 20 years of service, to focus on his personal business endeavors.
Jim has had a long and storied career at WWE, both on the corporate staff as well as his television persona, calling some of the most memorable matches in WWE history as the voice of Monday Night Raw and SmackDown for more than two decades. He made his debut with WWE at WrestleMania IX in 1993 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007 by his long-time friend “Stone Cold” Steve Austin.
Jim has made many contributions to WWE and the sports-entertainment industry, and we thank him for his many years of service and wish him well.
Harrak’s Hit: JR will be missed more than probably any other on-air personality in recent memory. I know I’m not the only one who always held out hope that he would make a triumphant return to the booth. All I can say is thank you, Jim Ross for always making the stories in the ring truly come to life.
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