HomeUFCJimmy Smith hired by WWE as Monday Night Raw play-by-play announcer
Jimmy Smith hired by WWE as Monday Night Raw play-by-play announcer
May 27, 2021
Jimmy Smith heads to RAW
Former Bellator and UFC commentator Jimmy Smith is headed to the one of many largest phases on the planet of skilled wrestling.
Smith will work because the lead play-by-play announcer on Monday Night time Uncooked, alongside colour analysts Corey Graves and Byron Saxton.
WWE made the announcement earlier right this moment following an preliminary announcement from Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer.
WWE right this moment introduced that @jimmysmithmma will debut because the play-by-play voice for #WWERaw beginning this Monday, Might 31 at 8/7c on @USA_Network.https://t.co/8mUWqEkv4X
— WWE (@WWE) Might 26, 2021
Smith, a former skilled blended martial artist, labored for Bellator MMA for roughly seven years earlier than transferring over to the UFC, the place he stayed for one yr. Since then, Smith has used his abilities for occasions with Invicta FC and Titan FC, in addition to a radio present he hosts on Sirius XM.
Smith has been working the WWE by means of a pre-show panel at NXT TakeOver: Stand & Ship. Final week, he was a speaking head analyst within the Karrion Kross vs. Finn Balor section on the NXT present, in line with Meltzer.
Smith’s debut on WWE Uncooked will occur this Monday, Might 31 at 8 p.m. ET on the USA Community.
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