Todd Grisham Tag

Posted On January 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Former WWE Announcer Says Evan Bourne Has A “Real Problem”

As we reported this morning, WWE superstar Evan Bourne has been suspended for 60 days for his second violation of the company’s Wellness Policy. Bourne apologized to his fans on Twitter, saying that “Sometimes We Become Our Own Worst Enemy.” Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham posted the following message about Evan Bourne, perhaps adding new insight to his situation: “Shocked about Evan Bourne. Once could be chalked up to a bad decision…twice and there’s a real problem. Hope he gets well. Great guy.”Read More
WWE announced Tuesday morning that Matthew Korklan, who performs as Evan Bourne, has been suspended for 60 days for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. The Raw Superstar went on Twitter to apologize to fans for his latest infraction. “Sorry y’all. Sometimes we become our own worst enemy,” he tweeted Tuesday afternoon. During Sunday’s Raw Live Event at Oakland’s Oracle Center, Bourne and Kofi Kingston lost the WWE Tag Team Championship to Primo and Epico. The high-flying duo lost to the Tag Team Champions in short orderRead More
– The March 26, 2012 Raw Supershow will be held at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the final Raw before WrestleMania XXVIII. — Former WWE star Luke Gallows stated Thursday on Twitter that he’s undergoing surgery on his broken nose today. “Ready for surgery on my broken nose….Ill release my “Brother Rating” afterward….regardless, Ill rock SC this wknd!” he wrote. — Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham, who now works as television anchor for ESPN, opened Wednesday night’s Highlight Express program on ESPNews by alerting viewers that heRead More

Posted On January 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Attending UFC Event, Torrie-A-Rod, HBK & 50 Cent

– ESPN announcer and former WWE personality Todd Grisham re-tweeted a message on Wednesday that UFC fighter Chael Sonnen will be accompanied to the cage by WWE Champion CM Punk for his upcoming fight against Mark Munoz on 1/28 at UFC On FOX 2. — Former WWE diva Torrie Wilson and her new boyfriend, New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez were courtside at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for Tuesday night’s Lakers basketball game. — As reported earlier, rapper 50 Cent gave WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels a shoutRead More

Posted On October 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Todd Grisham Apologizes For Offensive Tweets

Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham, who recently debuted as a commentator for ESPN, made some racially-insensitive comments over the weekend on Twitter and followed up with an apology. While talking about college football game over the weekend between the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Tech, Grisham referred to the “trail of tears” while talking about the Sooners’ loss. The “trail of tears” historically refers to the American Cherokee Indian tribe being forcibly removed from their land back in 1830, where thousands died. Grisham received a lot of negative feedback from otherRead More

Posted On October 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Former WWE Announcer Makes ESPN And ABC TV Debut

As a bit of a “where are they now” update, former WWE announcer Todd Grisham made his official ESPNEWS debut this past weekend. Additionally, Grisham did updates for the ABC program, “America This Morning.”Read More

Posted On August 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jonathan Coachman Talks About Grisham’s Jump To ESPN

ESPN commentator and former WWE announcer Jonathan Coachman wrote the following on Twitter about Todd Grisham following in his footsteps and leaving WWE for ESPN: “Imagine getting 2 dream jobs in one lifetime.And then your best friend works with you at both.It’s about to happen with @todd_grisham at espn. can’t tell you how excited I am for this.One thing about WWE I will always say.Vince and Kevin Dunn treat you like a grown man.That is fact. Many wonder why?Family and travel.After so many years it gets to be to much.youRead More
– WWE Champion CM Punk spoke directly to the WWE Universe at SummerSlam Axxess Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, California as he answered questions from fans during a promo. Todd Grisham also asked him the following question: “How can you speak your mind the way you do and still have a job at WWE?” Punk replied, “That answer is very simple. I really don’t care if I get fired.” He continued, “If (WWE) decide to bench me and sit me at home, or fire me or suspend me, I reallyRead More

Posted On February 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE NXT Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped tonight’s WWE NXT tonight from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York. Thanks to WNW reader Ryan Casillo for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results: WWE NXT (Airing tonight on WWE.com): * Johnny Curtis won the opener but our correspondent missed it so he didn’t know his opponent. * Ted Dibiase w/Maryse vs. Brodus Clay. Maryse distracts DiBiase by going to kiss Todd Grisham. This allows Clay to hit a powerslam and pin him for the win. * The four remaining NXTRead More

Posted On January 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Turns 59, Grisham Grows A Mustache, ROH On HDNet Preview

- WWE announcer Todd Grisham posted a picture of himself with a mustache on Twitter and asked his followers, “To ‘stache or not to ‘stache? That is the question.” You can see the picture of Grisham with a mustache here. – Happy Birthday to WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, who turns 59 today. He was born on January 3, 1952. Ross wrote on his Twitter (@JRsBarBQ) that he attended the college football Fiesta Bowl over the weekend and saw his Oklahoma Sooners defeat the Connecticut Huskies. He wrote: “Finally…aRead More

Posted On December 19, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Reveals He Will Be At TLC PPV; Speaks On Event & More

Jim Ross revealed in his latest blog that he will be at Sunday’s WWE TLC pay-per-view. “Quick blog with a few random thoughts before leaving for Houston for WWE’s TLC this Sunday night.” You can read his blog in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights: On going to FCW this week: The recent trip to Tampa was productive. Wednesday’s promo class is always one of my favorite exercises. Dusty Rhodes, WWE HOF’er, conducts this all important class which lasts about two hours with the students doing extemporaneous promosRead More

Posted On December 16, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

Report: Announcer Removed From WWE Smackdown

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE Smackdown announcer Todd Grisham has been removed from the Smackdown announce team and has been replaced by Josh Matthews. Furthermore, it was suggested that Grisham should try and apply for a full-time position with the Fox Soccer Channel, which is what he does part-time. Grisham had not been on Vince McMahon’s good side in the last few months, which is why Michael Cole was added to the Smackdown team.Read More
– Last week’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.71 cable rating, with 2,617,000 viewers. — It is said that Josh Matthews commentating on Raw last night was a tryout to replace the lead announcer of SmackDown, Todd Grisham. Reportedly, Grisham may be replaced any week now. — WWE officials were so impressed with last week’s Tyson Kidd vs. David Hart Smith match on Superstars that they placed them in another bout last night on Raw. However, the Raw match was mainly done to introduce Kidd’s new bodyguard. View photosRead More

Posted On December 1, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Why Michael Cole Wasn’t A Pro For NXT Season 4

- Given his new heel personality, it was rumored yesterday that Michael Cole was set to be one of the NXT Season Four Pros. The original plan was for WWE to put together a new commentary team for the show, which would have been a different combination of Josh Mathews, Todd Grisham and CM Punk. However, WWE decided to drop these plans and keep Cole on commentary and can always re-visit the idea later down the line. The decision was made yesterday afternoon.Read More

Posted On November 18, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Skip Sheffield Dropped From Nexus, WWE Announcer Weds

– According to an article on WWE.com documenting the history of The Nexus, Skip Sheffield is no longer considered a member of the group. The article states: “Immediately following that heinous first attack, the stalwart Bryan expressed remorse for his actions and parted ways with The Nexus, while Tarver, Sheffield and Young were later deemed unworthy of the rebels’ signature armband either due to exile or injury. However, as witnessed by the WWE Universe, the group only grew stronger and more streamlined as a result of the changes within itsRead More
– William Regal has signed a 42 month contract renewal with World Wrestling Entertainment. Now 42, he would be under contract until 2014, when he’s 46 – providing he isn’t released. — The WWE website has announced that Kofi Kingston will join the Ghost Hunters Halloween Live special on Syfy Sunday night. The program begins at 7/6 CT. — Todd Grisham said over commentary during the Chris Masters vs Tyler Reks match on last night’s episode of WWE Superstars that “The Masterpiece” was offered the week off to heal fromRead More

Posted On October 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE SD Announce Team Update, Cena In MTV Short Film

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that the decision to have Michael Cole join Todd Grisham and Matt Striker on commentary for Smackdown was made by Vince McMahon as Vince is reportedly unhappy with Grisham’s announcing on the show. The impression by many backstage is that Vince feels Grisham isn’t getting the job done on Smackdown, so until further notice it is expected that Smackdown will retain a 3 man announce team. John Cena appears in a new short film shot for MTV.com by Josh Horowitz called “Pedicap Confessions.” Cena appearsRead More