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WWE Legend Jim Ross Wife Dead At 55

3/22/2017 6:22 PM PDT
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WWE legend Jim Ross' wife, Jan Ross, has died at 55 years old ... days after sustaining a catastrophic brain injury in an accident.

Ross -- who married Jim in 1993 -- was riding her Vespa home from the gym Monday night in Oklahoma when she was struck from behind by a vehicle. She was not wearing a helmet. Ross sustained a serious brain injury and multiple skull fractures.

Jim announced his wife's death on Twitter Wednesday night, saying ... "A priest gave my wife Jan her last rites tonight. My little angel is gone."

Police in Norman, OK are still investigating the accident.

Rob Gronkowski Ultimate Pep Talk with Mojo Rawley You Hyped for WrestleMania, Bro?!

3/22/2017 6:03 PM PDT

What do you get when you bring NFL superstar Rob Gronkowski together with his bro, WWE superstar Mojo Rawley? This INSANE hype video that will make you want to run through a wall yourself!

Gronk took it upon himself to get Mojo rising for "WrestleMania 33" next Sunday ... screaming in his face and delivering some chest slaps. 

Gronk wrote ... "He's going to win that Battle Royal for sure!! I've never seen a crazier dude in my life! The man doesn't sleep! He stays hyped!!"

The only question is ... do you think they can both stay this hyped all the way to April 2?


WWE Legend Jim Ross My Wife's On Life Support ... 'Catastrophic Brain Injury'

3/22/2017 9:56 AM PDT
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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross says his wife is "being kept alive via life support equipment" after a bad car accident earlier this week ... and is now describing her brain injury as "catastrophic."

As we previously reported, Jan Ross was riding her Vespa home from the gym Monday night when she was struck from behind by another car. She was not wearing a helmet and suffered multiple skull fractures. 

Jim says Jan is still hospitalized in Oklahoma and her life is in serious danger. 

"We hope that the swelling of Jan's brain will subside soon as it must for her to survive," Jim explained in a blog post ... "It's that simple."

"Nonetheless my little, Italian angel who loves her Steelers and all things Pittsburgh is fighting for all's she worth to save her life."

Jim added, "I will fully admit that there has been no experience in my life that could have prepared me for this life changing week. To see one's life partner and love of one's life being kept alive via life support equipment is tragically heartbreaking."

"My wife would be so moved to know how many of you are praying for her."

Big Show WWE Family Praying For Jim Ross' Wife ... After Vespa Crash

3/21/2017 2:12 PM PDT

WWE's Big Show says the whole organization is praying for Jim Ross and his family following the tragic Vespa accident that left his wife with a fractured skull.

As we reported earlier ... Ross' wife, Jan Ross, was involved in a serious auto accident while riding her Vespa ... and is now fighting for her life, hospitalized in critical condition.

We broke the news to Big Show when we got him out at LAX, and he told our guy the Ross family not only has his full support, but the support of the entire WWE.

BTW -- he also takes the time to talk a little trash to his would-be WrestleMania opponent, Shaq, and it's pretty damn good.

Vince McMahon Bentley Crash Near WWE Headquarters (Update: Photos)

3/21/2017 10:19 AM PDT

Vince McMahon's having a rough Tuesday ... he was in a car accident less than a mile from WWE headquarters in Stamford, CT that left his Bentley banged up. 

Multiple law enforcement sources confirm McMahon was driving his black Bentley when something went wrong. Another car was involved in the crash though it's unclear exactly what happened. 

Vince was seen walking around after the incident. Our sources say the whole thing was a "minor accident and everyone is okay."

As for the Bentley ... Vince can afford the repairs. 

WWE's Jim Ross Wife Suffers Skull Fractures In Vespa Crash

3/21/2017 6:06 AM PDT
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8:55 AM PT -- The Norman Police Dept. tells TMZ Sports Ross was driving at 9:33 PM when she was struck from behind by a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis.

Ross was thrown from her Vespa. Both the car and the scooter caught fire. 

The driver of the Mercury was a 17-year-old male. He was not injured in the crash. 

Officials say the crash is under investigation.  WWE legend Jim Ross says his wife was hit while riding her Vespa and suffered multiple skull fractures ... and now he's praying for a miracle.

We spoke with Jim who tells us he's absolutely devastated. He says Jan was riding her Vespa to the gym near their home in Oklahoma when she was struck by another vehicle. 

Jim says Jan was not wearing her helmet and struck her head, causing multiple skull fractures. She was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition where she underwent surgery. 

Jim says the situation is "touch and go" at the moment. Jim says he's "hanging in there. It could be a tough day."

Ross tweeted about the situation, "My wife Jan, my little angel, was hit while riding her Vespa & has multiple skull fractures. She's in surgery now. We need a miracle."

Story developing ... 

Diamond Dallas Page Threatens Paige Sex Tape Leaker ... I'll Bitch Slap You!

3/21/2017 6:43 AM PDT

Diamond Dallas Page is PISSED at whoever violated WWE superstar Paige by releasing private videos ... and vows to BITCH SLAP whoever's responsible.

Paige was one of the victims in another apparent mass celebrity hacking incident involving several high-profile female stars. 

Paige tweeted about the horrific privacy breach last week saying, "Personal and private photos of mine were stolen and unfortunately they were shared publicly without my consent."

DDP tells TMZ Sports he's got her back 100% -- saying she's an absolute sweetheart and doesn't deserve any of this. 

In the past, nude photo hackers have been arrested, prosecuted and locked up.

Lindsay Kay Hayward I Thought of Shaq During My Ambulance Ride

3/11/2017 1:46 PM PST

Lindsay Kay Hayward had one specific person in mind during her ambulance ride to the hospital after a health scare ... fellow giant Shaquille O'Neal!

We got the "My Giant Life" star and 6'9" pro wrestler Friday in Vegas after she was hospitalized last week -- for what she thought was a blood clot in her lung -- and she's got a funny way of remembering her time on the stretcher.

Good to see Shaq helped Lindsay stay positive in what could have been a serious problem. Big folks gotta stick together ... in sickness and in health. 

Shaq Fires Back at Big Show I GOT ABS TOO!

3/9/2017 8:10 AM PST

It's the BIGGEST abdominal showdown ever -- Shaq hitting back at Big Show with some stomach muscles of his own ... and TMZ Sports has the video! 

After Big Show posted pics of his own gut muscles last month, some people thought Shaq was backing out of their WrestleMania 33 match because he was scared of the 7-footer's impressive physique

But Shaq tells us, "Big Show is scared. He called me 'fat.' I am PHAT ... Pretty Handsome And Tall."


Broken Matt Hardy Threatens to DELETE Vince McMahon

3/9/2017 12:35 AM PST


Broken Matt Hardy tells TMZ Sports he's been in talks with multiple wrestling organizations including WWE -- but says if Vince McMahon jerks him around, he will DELETE the most powerful man in the biz.

Hardy currently wrestles for Ring of Honor and brags that he holds the richest contract if ROH history -- twice as big as the one the Young Bucks signed.

There have been rumblings that he'll appear at WrestleMania 33 in April -- and while he wouldn't confirm, he did note that he's surveilling the WWE honcho with his trusty drone, Vanguard 1.

Stay tuned ... 

Spike Dudley Once Asked Vince McMahon for Weed ... Says Bubba Ray Dudley

3/7/2017 7:25 AM PST

And now: "When 3 AM Phone Calls Go Wrong" ... starring ex-WWE superstar Bubba Ray Dudley

Here's the deal ... we asked Bubba Ray for his best Vince McMahon story (everyone's got one) and the "Busted Open" radio co-host came through strong. 

It involved a 3 AM phone call to the CEO while in a car with Shane McMahon, Tommy Dreamer and Spike Dudley ... and ended with Spike asking Vince if he had any "kind buds."


Big Show No Big Deal If Shaq's a Big No-Show ... For Wrestlemania Fight

3/5/2017 1:43 PM PST

Big Show's not sweating whether Shaq will show up to Wrestlemania or not ... 'cause he's planning to be there with or without him.

We got the WWE legend at LAX, where he put the ball in Shaq's court for their hyped up fight that may not be happening at this point if a deal can't be made. 

Sounds like Big Show will be preoccupied either way in what could be his last round in the ring. Like he says ... no regrets, especially once O&R disease kicks in.

Shaq vs. Big Show WrestleMania Bout In Jeopardy ... 'Not Looking Good'

2/28/2017 2:57 PM PST
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Shaquille O'Neal says his highly anticipated showdown with Big Show at WrestleMania 33 is "not looking good" ... insinuating negotiations with WWE are falling apart. 

Shaq and Big Show have been hyping up the battle of the big men for MONTHS -- and it seemed both guys had agreed to face off on April 2. 

But the NBA legend went on his "Big Shaq" podcast and said it's definitely NOT a done deal ... but made it clear, "It ain't my fault."

Shaq says there's still a chance it goes down and he's still gonna train for it -- sooo is this for real or is he just building suspense?? 

Stay tuned ... 

[h/t BSO]

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