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WWE drops Jerry Lawler from commentary, moves him to pre-event shows

There’s a broadcasting shakeup over at WWE, and it will see Jerry Lawler no longer commentating on matches. Following Tuesday’s WWE Draft, the company announced it will be changing up its broadcast teams, and as part of that, Lawler is moving aside. WWE then later sent out an update that Lawler and Booker T will be involved in pre-match shows: The new announce teams for WWE’s...
Via Awful Announcing
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE changes commentary teams, drops Jerry Lawler

The WWE is truly moving into a New Era. Tuesday's WWE Draft divided the roster into separate lineups for Raw and SmackDown, and WWE also announced that the commentary teams for each show will be changing as well. Corey Graves, who has been working as an NXT commentator for years, has been called up and will join Michael Cole and Byron Saxton on weekly episodes of Monday Night Raw...
Via FOX Sports
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler suspended indefinitely by WWE after arrest

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler has been suspended indefinitely by WWE after being arrested, according to Memphis NBC affiliate WMC. Police responded to a 911 hang-up call from the couple’s East Memphis home. Lawler and his girlfriend, Lauryn McBride, were both arrested on charges of domestic violence and booked into the Shelby County Jail in Memphis, Tenn. According...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Lauryn McBride: Jerry Lawler’s 27-year-old fiancee

Lauryn McBride has been in headlines the past few days after she and fiance Jerry Lawler got into a domestic incident at Lawler’s home early Friday morning that resulted in the two being arrested. McBride is 27 while Lawler is 66, so their age difference is something that will jump out at you. But if you take a look at McBride’s social media postings, you’ll see a woman who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler, girlfriend Lauryn McBride arraigned in domestic violence case

Jerry Lawler and his girlfriend/fiancee Lauryn McBride posted bond on Monday and were ordered by a judge to stay away from each other. Lawler and McBride were arrested last Friday morning at Lawler’s home in Memphis after a domestic incident that involved a gun. McBride alleged violence on Lawler’s part, while he claimed that she had attacked him. Both ended up arrested because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler blames domestic violence arrest on fiancee drinking

Jerry Lawler and his fiancee Lauryn McBride were arrested early Friday morning after police were called to Lawler’s home in Memphis, Tenn. in response to a call about a domestic incident. Police arrested both Lawler and McBride after not being able to determine who was the aggressor, and have charged them with misdemeanor domestic assault. The WWE responded swiftly by suspending...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE commentator Jerry Lawler suspended following domestic assault charge

WWE color commentator Jerry “The King” Lawler has been suspended by WWE indefinitely due to allegations of domestic abuse. It was a wild night for Lawler and his girlfriend, Lauren McBride, last night at Lawler’s home in East Memphis, Tennessee. According to a report from WREG Memphis, McBride is saying that Lawler “struck her in the head and pushed her against the stove...
Via Fight Booth
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE's Jerry Lawler, fiancee arrested for domestic violence

Jerry Lawler and his fiancee were both arrested Friday morning in Memphis on misdemeanor domestic assault-bodily harm charges. WWE announced Lawler was suspended indefinitely following the arrest. Here’s the statement from WWE. WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Jerry Lawler has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest...
Via The Comeback
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Lawler in big car crash, walks away unharmed

Wrestling icon Jerry Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn Laine McBride were involved in a car accident Saturday night in Memphis, Tenn., that left his car crumpled and his girlfriend injured much worse than him. Lawler told WWE’s website that he had a green arrow and was making a left turn nearby his home when a car ran a red light and smashed right into him. @Lauryn911 &...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin Idol Talks The 40th Anniversary Of His Plane Crash

Legendary pro wrestling journalist Bill Apter talked with former wrestling great (and one of my personal favorites) Austin Idol. Idol and Apter talk about the 40-year anniversary of one of the worst plane crashes in wrestling history in a fascinating interview.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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