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Update on Mauro Ranallo’s Relationship with WWE

As many are aware, we reported earlier this year that Mauro Ranallo and WWE officially parted ways after reports of backstage bullying and misconduct. Since then, Ranallo has rejoined WWE in a different role as the NXT lead play-by-play commentator. In an update by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the report …

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Mauro Ranallo Joins NXT Broadcasting Team

In a move no one saw coming, Mauro Ranallo announced the following this afternoon: THE NXT CHAPTER BEGINS! WWE and I mutually agreed to end my responsibilities on SmackDown having nothing to do with rumors about disputes. As I remained under contract with WWE, we discussed a variety of options. …

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Mauro Ranallo Signs w/ Bellator MMA

Former WWE play-by-play announcer Mauro Ranallo has signed on with Bellator MMA. Ranallo will be a member of a three-man booth as Bellator has also signed former UFC play-by-play announcer Mike Goldberg. Former Bellator play-by-play man Sean Grande has left the company. Mauro is currently signed to Showtime Championship Boxing & has …

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Confirmed: Mauro Ranallo Officially Finished w/ WWE

In news that isn’t too surprising, Mauro Ranallo confirmed to Newsweek, that he indeed gone from WWE. “WWE and I have mutually agreed to part ways. It has nothing to do with JBL.” Newsweek spoke with WWE and they confirmed Ranallo’s exit from the company and stated he will remain under contract …

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Report: WWE Begins Settlement Talks w/ Mauro Ranallo

According to Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE has started discussions with representatives of Mauro Ranallo to come up with a settlement that will stop public discussion on his issues JBL & WWE. Although Ranallo is apparently under contract to WWE until August 12th, he does have other gigs including an …

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Kevin Nash on JBL: “He’s a Man’s Man”

There isn’t a hotter story in the professional wrestling industry than Mauro Ranallo exiting WWE unceremoniously partially due to comments made by JBL. The social media world has been buzzing with hashtags including #FireJBL. WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Nash has taken to Twitter to his official Twitter to comment on JBL:   …

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Update: WWE Releases Statement on Mauro Ranallo’s Contract Status

WWE has issued the following statement to CBSSports.com on the contract status of Smackdown LIVE! play-by-play commentator Mauro Ranallo: “Mauro Ranallo remains under contract with WWE until August 12, 2017.” Sources at CBS Sports indicate that Mauro will NOT appear on camera again for WWE during the remainder of his contract. For …

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Mauro Ranallo Removes WWE from Official Twitter Profile; WWE Removes Ranallo from Accounts List

The absence of Mauro Ranallo from Smackdown LIVE! has left a number of questions from fans around the world. Earlier this week, Ranallo removed “WWE” from his official Twitter profile. The profile still lists Showtime Boxing as his employer, his podcast with former UFC Champion Bas Rutten & the fact that he’s a …

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Update on Mauro Ranallo’s Recent Absences From WWE SmackDown LIVE Commentary

For the past two weeks, WWE SmackDown LIVE lead play-by-play announcer Mauro Ranallo has missed two shows in a row that has many fans questioning why. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Ranallo may be dealing with an ongoing bout of depression, which he has suffered from going …

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Broken Record: How WWE is Botching the Cruiserweight Division

First things first: I really love that the WWE is trying to reestablish the Cruiserweight division. Some people feel that relegating them to their own division diminishes the superstars involved, but I disagree. Instead, it gives them something to fight for while establishing themselves with the audience, and allows them …

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