News On Mauro Ranallo and Corey Graves Situation

Mauro Ranallo missed Sunday’s WWE’s Survivor Series pay-per-view due to some tweets made by SmackDown color commentator Corey Graves. Ranallo deleted his Twitter account after Graves tweeted during Saturday’s NXT Takeover: WarGames event that Ranallo did not allow fellow commentators Beth Phoenix or Nigel McGuinness to talk enough, writing, “Just for the record guys, I know you wouldn’t know it, but there’s actually a WWE Hall… Read More News On Mauro Ranallo and Corey Graves Situation

WWE’s First Official Weekly Podcast Will Be Hosted By Corey Graves

Corey Graves will host WWE’s first official podcast called “After The Bell.” The description for the show explains: “After the Bell” is an official WWE podcast that gives you a provocative look at the latest in Raw, SmackDown and NXT. Featuring exclusive Superstar interviews, “ATB” examines the world of WWE both between and beyond the… Read More WWE’s First Official Weekly Podcast Will Be Hosted By Corey Graves

Corey Graves And Michael Cole Reportedly Will Be Calling WWE SmackDown Action

We’ve noted this week how there are significant changes in the works for the WWE announce teams, which goes with the plans for more brand exclusivity moving forward from October. One of those changes is rumored to be the return of the two-man booth. It was reported this week, via @Wrestlevotes, that the working idea is to move Michael… Read More Corey Graves And Michael Cole Reportedly Will Be Calling WWE SmackDown Action

Backstage Notes On Paul Heyman Influence On This Week’s RAW, Was Corey Graves’ Line Scripted?, Eric Bischoff SmackDown Note

Paul Heyman reportedly had “his fingerprints” all over last night’s WWE RAW episode, with most of the material going through him, according to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio. However, Vince McMahon and red brand head writer Ed Koskey were the main ones discussing the show at the big production meeting for this week’s RAW, not Heyman. Last night’s RAW… Read More Backstage Notes On Paul Heyman Influence On This Week’s RAW, Was Corey Graves’ Line Scripted?, Eric Bischoff SmackDown Note

Corey Graves Calls Out Plot Holes With Brock Lesnar – Stephanie McMahon Angle

WWE commentator Corey Graves took to Twitter to point out some major plot holes with the current Brock Lesnar – Stephanie McMahon storyline. Lesnar and Paul Heyman had said that they would announce on last Monday’s RAW if Lesnar would be cashing in his Money In the Bank title shot against WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins or WWE Champion Kofi Kingston. That announcement never happened as during… Read More Corey Graves Calls Out Plot Holes With Brock Lesnar – Stephanie McMahon Angle

Booker T Blames Corey Graves For Being Taken Off Raw & Challenges Him To A Fight

Last week, a change was made to the Raw announce team with Jonathan Coachman coming in and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T being moved out. WWE said Booker T would remain with the company to work Kickoff panels, as well as making occasional Raw appearances and serving as a WWE Ambassador. On his podcast ,Heated Conversations, Booker T spoke about why he was moved off the… Read More Booker T Blames Corey Graves For Being Taken Off Raw & Challenges Him To A Fight

Corey Graves To Replace JBL On SmackDown Live

WWE has announced that Corey Graves will replace JBL on SmackDown Live and an NXT announcer will be taking over for him on 205 Live. The company tweeted on Monday saying, “BREAKING: [Corey Graves] will take over for [Layfield] on #SDLive starting tomorrow. [Nigel McGuinness] will step in for #205Live and #MainEvent!” As we previously reported, Layfield informed WWE earlier this year that he wouldn’t be re-signing under the same terms when his deal expired. According to… Read More Corey Graves To Replace JBL On SmackDown Live

Matt Hardy Talks Wanting To Unleash ‘Broken’ Persona Again In WWE, How Hard It Was To Stop Using It

On WWE Network‘s Reborn By Fate – The Hardy Boyz Interview, Matt Hardy discussed whether the Hardys will ever use their broken personas on WWE programming. When asked by interviewer Corey Graves whether going back to the Version 1 Matt Hardy character after portraying ‘Broken’ Matt for so long, the older Hardy responded in the affirmative and… Read More Matt Hardy Talks Wanting To Unleash ‘Broken’ Persona Again In WWE, How Hard It Was To Stop Using It