Kenny Omega and Okada of New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) have attached some of the best matches that the professional wrestling industry has seen in recent years, Ross does not think it is ranked to Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat’s caliber. While Jim Ross admits that Omega vs. Omega’s 60-minute match result was a wonderful match, but he is still not the best one.
“I thoroughly enjoyed it. Excellent. Was it the best I ever saw? I have a hard time thinking somebody would actually want to argue the Okada-Omega matches were better than [Ric] Flair-[Ricky] Steamboat from 1989.”
“I think both of those trilogies were phenomenal. And there’s nothing to complain about them, much less say one was better than the other. It depends on your taste, if you’re a big fan or a casual fan”
“I’ve been real lucky to call some great ones. Foley-Undertaker Hell In The Cell is the most memorable. It wasn’t the best match, but it gets talked about more. Those three Flair-Steamboat matches are hard to beat.”
“The three Austin-Rock matches at WrestleManias were pretty incredible as well. I’ve just been so blessed in my journey.”
“Fat kid from Oklahoma, buddy— Southern accent and Bell’s palsy, becoming a broadcaster and hanging around a fickle business for 40 years.”
“You wonder how in the hell that happened. It was somebody’s plan. Ross said.”