JR hints at a reason why he left the WWE

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Every sport has its own voice, and behind that voice is a legendary character whose lines will always be associated with special moments.

The WWE is no different, in the 1980's it was Mean Gene Okerlund whose voice is still synonymous with the squared circle.

For fans of the attitude era, that voice will always belong to Good Ole JR, Jim Ross who spent many years at the table beside the ring.

His quotes will always be remembered with moments like the Hell in a Cell match between Mankind and the Undertaker in 1998 to the Rock defeating team Alliance at Survivor Series in 2001.

JR is now a WWE Hall of Famer but has been out of the company for several years meaning the main role at the announcers desk has fallen to Michael Cole.

JR will always be a legend to anyone who watched the WWE during the attitude era and beyond and many have wondered exactly why he would leave the company.

Well it is still a question that the fans wonder about with it coming up at many of JR's public appearances.

He is currently promoting his upcoming one man show in Baltimore and a fan asked him about why he left the company that he dedicated a large portion of his life to?

“Everyone thinks I just walked away from WWE. But it takes two to make a deal. You never say never in this business." - JR on his departure

The quote from the man behind the mic seems to be hinting that one party was willing to do a deal but the other refused.

He doesn't specify which party pulled out but we can only really assume that because of the question, it was the company not the man.

Despite JR now having left the WWE, he is still open to a return.

"If the right deal is there, I’ll hear what anyone has to say. But right now, I’m really enjoying what I’m doing"

Missing Cole?

Michael Cole has in fact been off of WWE TV now for just shy of two weeks after he was unfortunate enough to suffer an F5 at the hands of Brock Lesnar.

Lesnar went berserk on RAW two weeks ago and attacked everyone from Seth Rollins to J&j Security to the announce team and even a cameraman.

Lesnar has now been suspended indefinitely and his return is expected at some point in the summer but no-one knows when.

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