Jimmy Smith Passes With Flying Colors In WWE Raw Debut
Jimmy Smith was stellar in his WWE Raw debut. Credit: WWE.com
Jimmy Smith began his stint at the tumultuous WWE Raw lead announcer position tonight, amid Adnan Virk’s departure after just seven weeks on commentary. A respected color commentator in combat sports, Smith has been a broadcaster for UFC, Bellator and Premier Boxing Champions. Smith is also known for his work with American Ninja Warrior.
But as a color commentator thrown into the hot seat on Monday nights in a play-by-play role, Smith’s hiring appeared to be yet another situation where a novice Raw announcer was being set up to fail. Shortly after his hire was announced, Smith himself acknowledged his lack of experience in pro wrestling in a heartfelt tweet to fans.
“Hey guys, well it’s been a busy day. Apparentl ...