Affect Wrestling confirmed late Thursday night time that Mauro Ranallo shall be doing commentary for the principle occasion of its Rebel pay-per-view occasion, which can see a title vs. title match between Affect World Heavyweight Champion Wealthy Swann and AEW World Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega.
To be clear, Ranallo, who’s broadly thought-about among the best play-by-play announcers in trendy historical past, won’t be calling your complete present, however only for this match.
Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer E-newsletter that the concept behind bringing in Ranallo is to make the match particular.
It was acknowledged that Anthem made a cope with Frank Shamrock to herald Ranallo, who signed the deal on April 14th. He may even do voice-over work for 2 video packages to construct the match and host a documentary, “That is Rebel,” that can air subsequent week.
Ranallo has labored for WWE previously as he did work on the SmackDown and NXT manufacturers. He at present calls boxing for Showtime and MMA for Bellator.
Affect Wrestling holds this pay-per-view occasion on Sunday, April 25th.