Sports The new voice of WWE Smackdown - Mauro Ranallo

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  1. Devil's Backbone

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    Breaking news from today's WWE press release :

    MAURO RANALLO JOINS WWE AS THE NEW VOICE OF SMACKDOWN:

    STAMFORD, Conn., December 14, 2015 –
    WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that veteran announcer Mauro Ranallo will be the new voice of SmackDown beginning Thursday, January 7 when the show moves to its new home on USA Network at 8 pm ET. Ranallo brings nearly 30 years of broadcasting experience, and is currently the play-by-play announcer for Championship Boxing on Showtime and former lead announcer for the Strikeforce MMA promotion.
    Earlier this year, Ranallo called the international feed for the historic Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight. Ranallo is the only sports broadcaster to call every major combat sport on national television, including boxing, kickboxing and MMA, as well as helping to launch New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV.
    “Joining WWE has always been a lifelong dream of mine,” said Ranallo. “I am thrilled to add my voice to the SmackDown broadcasts as the show moves to its new home on USA Network.”
    With more than 800 original episodes, SmackDown is the second longest-running weekly episodic program in U.S. television history, only behind Monday Night Raw®. Over the past 15 years, SmackDown has been broadcast from 170 different venues, in 148 cities, in seven different countries including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Iraq, Japan, Italy and Mexico. Now the exclusive cable home to WWE’s flagship programs, USA Network will air SmackDown every Thursday night beginning January 7. USA also airs Monday Night Raw live 52 weeks a year.
     
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    This is a big coup for wwe. Mauro is one of the best PBP guys in sports.
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    Pride wasn't the same when he replaced Stephen Quadros
     
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    The WWE has never been better but this will provide a extra bump for Smackdown.
     
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    Who is Ranallo replacing?
     
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    Bas unavailable?
     
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    Also, remove the Sports prefix. WWE is not a sport, faggot.
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    Gitfiddle is a shit poster and he just joined my block party.
     
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    Rich Brennan I think.
     
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    It's the ONLY sport.
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    Agree but he grew on me

    Big pride fan btw
     
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    Totally forgot about Quadros, those were the days.
     
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    Expect great things in January.
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