Jimmy Smith is transferring from analyst to recreation by recreation – however he will not be in MMA.
Smith will make his WWE Raw publicity debut on Monday alongside Matthew Polinsky (because the ring identify “Corey Graves”) and Brian Kelly (because the episode identify (“Byron Saxton”). WWE introduced the information on Wednesday after a preliminary report from Wrestling Observer
Smith was a member of the latest committee on WWE's NXT broadcasts. He will reprise the function that was vacated by Adnan Ferk, a former ESPN broadcaster who has been on the scene for lower than two months.
Smith, a blended martial arts veteran, was the senior broadcast analyst for Pilator from 2010 to 2017. It was a little bit of a shock within the MMA world when Bellator selected to undergo his contract renewal and as an alternative introduced in former referee John McCarthy as senior analyst.
It did not take lengthy for Smith to discover a new celebration. He signed with Bellator's predominant contender, the UFC, in January 2018. But that commentary function solely lasted that 12 months. Just a few months later, Smith began working with Invicta FC.
The bulk of Smith's radio work today comes within the type of his present “Unlocking the Cage,” which airs weekdays on SiriusXM's Fight Nation channel.