Thursday, April 22, 2010

Brief Re-cap of Cauliflower Alley Club 2010 Event + Photos

Source: Slam Wrestling

LAS VEGAS - For more than 30 years, Jim Ross has been calling slobberknockers. On Tuesday, he delivered one of his one. The veteran announcer, whose Oklahoma twang represents the sound of the sport to a generation of fans, had a packed house at the annual Cauliflower Alley Club banquet hanging on his every word, as he accepted Art Abrams Lifetime Achievement Award.

Comparing himself to past Art Abrams winners such as Dan Gable and Danny Hodge, he joked: "I feel like a pair of brown shoes at a formal wedding ... This is a really neat honor."

Ross’ stemwinder, which ranged from the ribald to the serious, was one of the highlights of the banquet, which capped the club’s three-day reunion at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino.

He was introduced by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, who credited Ross’ commentary with helping him to hit the heights of wrestling in the 1990s.

"When you’ve got a gut like 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin, full of piss and vinegar, and you can make people feel sorry for him because he’s being screwed by the boss, that’s a hell of an accomplishment," Austin said.

Read more highlights from this event, click the source link provided above.

Photos can be viewed at the photo gallery.

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