Jim Ross gives the latest update on his health.
Jim Ross was part of the debut episode of AEW Collision on June 17, but took a fall on the morning of the event and didn't sound like himself on the broadcast. Ross said after the show that he would be taking time off.
On July 4, Ross detailed his fall in Chicago and how he was feeling on the day of the Collision debut.
On the latest episode of Grilling JR, Ross continued to update fans on his health.
"I had a rough week on my leg. I'm not changing doctors, I'm just adding to doctors. I went to one doctor and he said, 'I have to get you to a specialist that can give you an antibiotic shot.' 'Why can't you do it?' 'That's not what I do.' They recommend me to this guy. It's been a challenging week. I think we've made some improvements. We have a good game plan, I just need a break. I need a break in the action and move on. It will happen. I have good doctors, good care. If I don't get the results that we're looking for, I'll go to the Mayo clinic and start over and see where it takes us. I'm okay, it's going to be alright. It's just frustrating as heck to have to deal with this every day," he said.
Conrad Thompson noted that it's been nearly two years that Ross announced he had skin cancer.
Ross continued by saying, "My sciatic, I didn't realize how crippling that is. It's been driving me crazy. It was three days where I had a hard time even walking to the bathroom. It's not been good the last week or two, but I see improvement, I see the direction, and I have hope that it's going to be fine. That's where we are. It's just one of those deals. I don't have any timetable on returning to work. I have to get better. I can't start traveling again. They're worried about infection and being on an airplane or at an airport with an open wound is not ideal. It will work out. I'm positive, I'm optimistic. I want to get back at the booth doing something. I don't know if I'm going back on Collision. My debut on Collision was not very auspicious because of my voice, which I still don't get. It's interesting, the doctor said it might be stress induced. I said, 'that's a weird analogy.' Stress being because of my illness. I have a lot to be thankful for and it's all going to be good, I just have to make it good."
When discussing the upcoming Starrcast event in Chicago during the weekend of AEW All Out, Ross noted that he hopes to be part of the event, and is shooting to be at AEW All In at Wembley Stadium.
"I really want to make Wembley. Right now, I don't know if I can. I hope so. I don't want to say I have a target date, but you have to have some kind of goal. Wembley is my goal. I hope I'm back before then, but certainly Wembley is something I want to be part of," he said.
Ross was scheduled to be a regular part of the AEW Collision broadcast team before taking time off.
Fightful will continue to update fans on Ross' condition and wish him the best in his recovery.
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