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Jim Ross: Lita & I Had To Re-Call 16 Mae Young Classic Matches

August 24, 2017 | Posted by Larry Csonka
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– During the latest edition of his podcast (transcript via wrestlinginc.com), Jim Ross revealed that he and Lita had to re-do commentary for 16 Mae Young Classic matches. Here are the highlights…

On He & Lita Having To Re-Call 16 Mae Young Classic Matches: “I felt like we did a better job. The job wasn’t bad the first go-around, but the creative change, the things that we were talking about were planned and now they had been tweaked,” JR said. “That’s entertainment, that’s the business. Anytime you get a chance to do the rewrite, you’re gonna do the rewrite. Always make it better, always make it better.”

His Thoughts on The Mae Young Classic: “I like the fact that it’s a single-elimination tournament, the winners advance, the losers go home. Therefore it is an episodic production, so it goes from chapter one to chapter two, that kind of thing,” JR said. “So if Lita and I do our job, which we really tried hard to do, we’ll give you enough background on these ladies that you’ll care about them enough to want to watch them participate in this tournament and see if they have to survive or if they have to go home.”

The first four episodes of the Mae Young Classic will be released on the WWE Network August 28th.