WWE announced today that Adnan Virk will debut as the new voice for Monday Night Raw tonight at 8 / 7c on USA Network. The news was first reported Richard Deutsch of The Athletic with details about Virk’s path to WWE.
“I am delighted to be joining a leading sports and entertainment company in my new role in the WWE,” said Adnan Virk. “Growing up idolizing WWE Hall of Famers Bret Hart and Rick Fleur as a child, the opportunity to name contemporary legends such as Drew McIntyre, Bobby Lashley, Randy Orton, Charlotte Flair and many more, along with Corey Graves and Byron Saxton. is truly humiliating. … “
In addition to being the voice of Monday Night Raw, Adnan Virk will continue to host MLB Network programs this season. He also hosts the GM Shuffle podcast with Michael Lombardi on the Cadence 13 network and the popular Cinephile film podcast on Meadowlark Media. Previously, Adnan worked for ESPN, where he mainly covered college football and baseball. He has also been studio presenter for ESPN college football coverage, announcer and studio presenter for Major League Baseball television coverage. He has been a guest at SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, Olbermann, ESPN College World Series coverage and Mike & Mike. Virk also hosted the Oscars behind the scenes on ABC’s Oscar: Full Access.
Every Monday Night Raw, Virk will be joined by analyst Corey Graves, who began his commentary career in 2014 with a unique style and self-confidence, and analyst Byron Saxton, a veteran with over a decade of experience. microphone.
Tom Phillips will be the new host of 205 Live and will oversee special projects for WWE programming at Peacock and at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. Phillips also remains in the senior manager role of On Air Talent.
Samoa Joe remains part of the WWE talent roster.