How Do WWE Fix The Commentary Issue?

  • Published: 13 August 2019
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Comments • 656

  • thekid6467
    thekid6467  2 weeks back

    Its funny cuz when she did commentary on nxt i thought it was fine but on raw she barely really adds anything

    • Marc Atkinson
      Marc Atkinson  4 weeks back

      I get SO tired of hearing Renee say "OOOH!" instead of using actual words.

      • I can’t think of a name!

        Let Cole go back to interviewing like he did with the rock

        • DoodlesMostFoul
          DoodlesMostFoul  4 weeks back

          Jim Ross is done. He was great back in the days, but now he just seems like a confused old man, often lost but with sudden clear outbursts of bashing "other promotions"

          • maximumnef
            maximumnef  4 weeks back

            Michael Cole should retire now his commentary bores me have JBL or Booker T replace him

            • A J
              A J  4 weeks back

              How to make the commentary better, simple solutions. Take Renee off that commentary table right now, tell Michael cole nobody likes his reaction to anything and stick to just calling the match. Tell Byron to stop being a hypocrite, and literally cheering for any babyface even if they just turned, with no continuity at all. Tom is good, Corey graves is excellent

              • zombiegameruk
                zombiegameruk  1 months back

                There's only 1 solution to fix this..... Bring back the world's greatest commentator Joey Styles

                • Foxfire Inferno
                  Foxfire Inferno  1 months back

                  "Get rid of Vince" is the answer to every question in life.

                  • ArkhamB
                    ArkhamB  1 months back

                    Cole recently on Goldberg....HERE COMES THE JACKKNIFE..ERR...UM.........then Corey helps him out - you mean Jackhammer. If you can't call a top guys move- it's time to go. Just like when Harry Caray couldnt pronounce Michael Jordans name.

                    • Potheadjoe
                      Potheadjoe  1 months back

                      “I talked to them earlier and they said something that doesn’t sound like them at all”

                      • Devin Stator
                        Devin Stator  1 months back

                        easy...get rid of the woman

                        • Clayton Grayum
                          Clayton Grayum  1 months back

                          Find a new off air role for Michael Cole.

                          • Brandon Thompson
                            Brandon Thompson  1 months back

                            BOSS TIME

                            • Doppelganger399
                              Doppelganger399  1 months back

                              Its Vince, the commentary crew are blameless those are Vince's words you here coming out of their mouths .110% Vince's fault.

                              • Wunnam Fuseini
                                Wunnam Fuseini  1 months back

                                WhatCulture well what are your thoughts on Tom Phillips?

                                • Stephen Jones
                                  Stephen Jones  1 months back

                                  Fire Graves...problem solved.

                                  • Eugene Dizon
                                    Eugene Dizon  1 months back

                                    Quite simple. Vince must stop giving them their lines and let them do this on their own. It's already bad with Vince there, how worse can it be on their own? And probably leave it to two-man commentary teams, too.

                                    • Twist RP
                                      Twist RP  1 months back

                                      get rid of vince. thats it.

                                      • Michael Mooney
                                        Michael Mooney  1 months back

                                        'That was coool' - Michael Cole, a white, hysterical middle aged man.

                                        • Dotmw
                                          Dotmw  1 months back

                                          Step 1) Call the goddamned match

                                          • Charles Jean-Marc
                                            Charles Jean-Marc  1 months back

                                            I don't get it, young Michael Cole was great at commentary, where the hell did he go wrong ?

                                            • Andrew Ruddock
                                              Andrew Ruddock  1 months back

                                              It's a problem with Mainstream sports in America too. Especially ESPN. They're in love with the 3 man booth, and it just doesn't work well.

                                              • Ken Rouse
                                                Ken Rouse  1 months back

                                                14:07 "OH YEAH!" Percy Watson

                                                • The4thperson
                                                  The4thperson  1 months back

                                                  It's because Vince won't allow anything to happen organically anymore.

                                                  • Derrick Castle
                                                    Derrick Castle  1 months back

                                                    I find myself saying "Shut Up, Cole!" constantly

                                                    • filkertom
                                                      filkertom  1 months back

                                                      Commentary is better on NXT and 205 Live. Renee is meh, Cole is decent, and Corey Graves is NOT a Bobby Heenan. He's a lame commentator, and VKM has this idea he must have a heel commentator. And -- unlike the JR and Gorilla eras -- there's no pushback against his lies and support of heels.

                                                      • Eric Kenney
                                                        Eric Kenney  1 months back

                                                        I actually liked this past Mondays commentating. The screwups and screwing with each other a bit made it feel more off the cuff . It felt like there was real not scripted camaraderie.

                                                        • Brian Armstrong
                                                          Brian Armstrong  1 months back

                                                          Get rid of Corey Graves and go back to a 2 person team

                                                          • Michael Rivera
                                                            Michael Rivera  1 months back

                                                            Easy, take Renee out.

                                                            • XanexCaligula
                                                              XanexCaligula  1 months back

                                                              Can you please tell British Nerd Hitler Cosplayer to STFU? Thanks.

                                                              • Dominic Stebbins
                                                                Dominic Stebbins  1 months back

                                                                They need to get rid of Michael Cole and replace him with a former wrestler that knows moves and that has a personality but not over the top to help the other two.

                                                                • johnny718bravo
                                                                  johnny718bravo  1 months back

                                                                  Sadly, it won't be fixed because there's an out-of-touch old man in their ears telling them what to say WORD for freaking WORD :-(

                                                                  • hook nshoot
                                                                    hook nshoot  1 months back

                                                                    fire michael cole. problem solved

                                                                    • Azreal231916
                                                                      Azreal231916  1 months back

                                                                      Fire most of them and tell them to stfu

                                                                      • Craig Lovelace
                                                                        Craig Lovelace  1 months back

                                                                        Yeah, the Join the Raid bit sounds like they’re advertising a mobile game.

                                                                        • thedeadmanfan09
                                                                          thedeadmanfan09  1 months back

                                                                          I cant tell the different between Beth Phoenix and Renee Young on commentary. Neither of them add anything to the team (not saying its their faults either) but 3 man booths should be scrapped

                                                                          • Korup7ion
                                                                            Korup7ion  1 months back

                                                                            just get rid of renee and let graves and cole have some freedom and the commentary will be fine

                                                                            • Markeece Young
                                                                              Markeece Young  1 months back

                                                                              Renee is terrible

                                                                              • Brandon Workman
                                                                                Brandon Workman  1 months back

                                                                                I wouldnt say jr doesnt like aew i mean he comentated in the wacky attitude era

                                                                                • Erized
                                                                                  Erized  1 months back

                                                                                  They should replace all of the commentators on RAW with people who actually know what they're doing, rather then just reciting what Vince tells them to say. They're all awful.

                                                                                  • Tom Dahmer
                                                                                    Tom Dahmer  1 months back

                                                                                    Remove Corey and Cole, and make it like NXT where they treat it more like a legit contest instead of cartoon wrestling.

                                                                                    • Abel Ponce De Leon
                                                                                      Abel Ponce De Leon  1 months back

                                                                                      By getting rid of that idiot Micheal Cole

                                                                                      • Aaron Y
                                                                                        Aaron Y  1 months back

                                                                                        Get rid of Michael cole!

                                                                                        • Alex Gousgou
                                                                                          Alex Gousgou  1 months back

                                                                                          Why do you wear a PAOK shirt?

                                                                                          • Shawn
                                                                                            Shawn  1 months back

                                                                                            A follow up to my Phoenix/Young comment. It just feels like everything they add is either redundant or overly forced which then just makes the viewer feel uncomfortable which in turn makes me feel uncomfortable for Phoenix and or Young depending on which one I am listening to on commentary.

                                                                                            • Kevin Nelson
                                                                                              Kevin Nelson  1 months back

                                                                                              The real question is, why does Graves hate Sasha so much lol.

                                                                                              • Shawn
                                                                                                Shawn  1 months back

                                                                                                Young and Phoenix are just awful and that is not being sexist - it is simply stating that they are bad at commentary. That's it.

                                                                                                • stuka187
                                                                                                  stuka187  1 months back

                                                                                                  Simple someone tell Greaves and Young to stop agruing with each other and tell Cole to stop pushing whats up next every 60 seconds!