Jim Ross is cancer-free.
The AEW commentator announced on Twitter today that after undergoing 20-plus radiation treatments to battle skin cancer, he is now cancer-free. Ross posted:
"I’m CANCER FREE!
We did it!
See you tonight on #AEWDYNAMITE at 8 ET!"
Ross is set to return to commentary for tonight's AEW Dynamite New Year's Smash episode, airing live from Jacksonville, Florida.
The 69 year-old Ross went public with his cancer diagnosis on October 23. He initially was not certain whether or not his treatment would force him to miss time at the AEW announce desk, but he ultimately stepped away for just over a month, with his last AEW appearance coming on the November 24 Dynamite.
Ross, who turns 70 on January 3, is a member of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame, inducted in the class of 1999. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007, the NWA Hall of Fame in 2016, received the Art Abrams Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cauliflower Alley Club in 2010, the Lou Thesz Award from the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011, and is set to receive the Gordon Solie Award from the Tragos/Thesz Hall of Fame in 2022.