During the Thursday episode of Wrestlemania Today, Michael Cole made some comments about Roman Reigns not having a chance against Brock Lesnar. Since he said it a second time and did so more adamantly, the belief is that Vince McMahon or another WWE official was in his ears and instruction him to tear down Reigns verbally. That, in turn, has fueled the rumors about Lesnar being rewarded with an extended title reign.
March 27, 2015
Even though the change was made this month, there are already rumblings that we could be seeing another change in the form of the Smackdown announcers. Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler are safe in their positions, but there are rumors that WWE isn't completely sold on Byron Saxton just yet. Fortunately for him, there are people backstage who love his personality, so he will have some in his corner when push comes to shove.
January 30, 2015
On Monday Night Raw this week, Jerry Lawler received some backstage heat, due to sexually inappropriate comments that he made on the air. There are now rumors floating around that Vince McMahon was vehemently yelling at the announcers immediately after the comments were made. That would explain the awkward silence from Michael Cole and JBL. Generally, the commentators are silent whenever they are listening to McMahon on the headset.
December 17, 2014