WWE and Adnan Virk mutually agree to part ways

After one month on commentary, Adnan Virk is no longer with WWE as he and the company have mutually parted ways

Coming out of WrestleMania 37, it was confirmed that MLB Network and podcast host Adnan Virk would be taking on the role as lead commentator of Monday Night Raw. Today, WWE announced that they and Virk mutually agreed to part ways. WWE thanked Adnan for his work in their article on WWE.com.

Virk was joined at the commentary desk by Bryon Saxton and Corey Graves. Filling in for Graves on SmackDown is Pat McAfee who is paired with Michael Cole.

The negotiations between Virk and WWE began in December of 2020. He told Ryen Russillo the following on his podcast about his venture into WWE:

I auditioned early February, got the job. Obviously had to get consent from MLB. It was probably wrapped up around late March and then I flew down under the cover of darkness in my fedora and trench coat to WrestleMania Saturday and then I think some reports came out Saturday so, at that point some people were texting me going, ‘Wait, is this true?’ And I had been told, ‘Listen, you don’t respond to anybody. Until Monday at 10 AM hits, nothing. I don’t care who it is.’

Fellow former Raw commentator Samoa Joe was released from WWE last month.

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