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WWE News: Booker T comments on losing his spot on RAW

Booker T congratulates
Booker T congratulates 'The Coach'
Johny Payne
Modified 30 Jan 2018, 03:20 IST

What’s the story?

Booker T has taken to social media so as to comment on losing his spot on the RAW commentary team.

Addressing the same, Booker T congratulated his replacement, Jonathan Coachman; besides also revealing his new role in the WWE.

In case you didn’t know…

Booker T is widely regarded as one of the most important figures to have performed during the Monday night rating war between the WWE and WCW.

After WCW shut shop, Booker T performed for several notable professional wrestling organizations including WWE and Impact Wrestling, before retiring from the sport in 2016, and transitioning from the squared circle to the announcer’s table.

The heart of the matter

Booker T became a permanent fixture, as a color commentator, on the RAW commentary team alongside Michael Cole and Corey Graves, since 2017.

In fact, Booker T has served as a commentator on multiple occasions over the years for the WWE, however, his latest stint in the role has now been cut short, since Jonathan Coachman is said to have signed a new contract with the WWE and is set to replace Booker T on the RAW commentary team.

Furthermore, while Booker T congratulated Coachman upon the latter’s return to the WWE, the 5-time WCW Champion also asserted his happiness at being back on the WWE PPV’s Kick-Off Shows alongside Renee Young—


What’s next?

The professional wrestling community is abuzz regarding the return of ‘The Coach’ Jonathan Coachman to the WWE.

Coachman has previously been involved in several memorable segments and storylines with iconic Superstars such as The Rock and ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin, among others; and could play a similar role in addition to his commentary duties in the days to come. 

Author’s take

Kudos to Booker T for taking any and everything that comes his way in a sporting and professional manner.

Besides, the WWE Universe ought to better get ready for The Coach and his antics on RAW. Here’s something to refresh your memory—

Published 30 Jan 2018, 03:20 IST
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