There had been rumors on Saturday that Jim Ross would be transitioning from the full-time lead announcer for AEW in favor of doing more behind-the-scenes work and sit-down interviews.
Ross responded to the rumors by writing the following on Twitter:
“It’s news to me…”
It’s news to me… https://t.co/ZlzbuDVWCo
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) August 28, 2021