John Cena Sr. on the reason why Adnan Virk left WWE after 43 days


John Cena Sr. believes WWE didn’t give Adnan Virk one of the best likelihood to achieve his position because the lead announcer of RAW.

Virk, who has twenty years of expertise in sports activities broadcasting, changed Tom Phillips as RAW’s fundamental commentator after WrestleMania 37. He lasted simply 43 days within the place earlier than mutually parting methods with WWE final month.

Talking to Boston Wrestling MWF’s Dan Mirade, John Cena’s father questioned why Virk didn’t start his WWE commentary profession in NXT.

“In the event that they actually needed him to succeed, they’d have caught him down in NXT,” John Cena Sr. stated. “They might have had him work with among the high males within the enterprise, perceive the skilled wrestling enterprise, and possibly six months or eight months from now put him on TV. However they simply took this man and threw him within the pool and stated, ‘Swim.’”

The person who Adnan Virk changed, Tom Phillips, lately left WWE after 9 years with the corporate. He stated on the Sports activities Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch that he was shocked to see Virk depart WWE after such a brief period of time.

Jimmy Smith changed Adnan Virk as WWE RAW’s lead announcer

Corey Graves, Jimmy Smith, and Byron Saxton
Corey Graves, Jimmy Smith, and Byron Saxton

Former UFC announcer Jimmy Smith joined WWE as RAW’s lead commentator following Adnan Virk’s departure.

Smith’s work has obtained optimistic critiques since he took over from Virk three weeks in the past. Based on Wrestle Votes, WWE’s manufacturing workforce have been “completely thrilled” along with his debut on the Could 31 episode of RAW.

The RAW commentary workforce now consists of Jimmy Smith, Byron Saxton, and Corey Graves. Michael Cole works because the lead announcer on SmackDown, with Pat McAfee offering shade commentary.

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