Booker T filling in for Jonathan Coachman, WWE comments on the passing of Verne Troyer

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Booker T filling in for Jonathan Coachman

It was announced a few days ago that WWE Hall of Famer Booker T would be joining the RAW commentary team tomorrow night on RAW from St. Louis.

Booker will be filling in for Jonathan Coachman for one week only as he will be doing commentary for the World Long Driver golf program this coming week.

Coachman officially replaced Booker T on the RAW commentary the night after WrestleMania 34, with Booker now taking part in Kickoff Show panels only.

WWE has yet to officially confirm Booker’s involvement tomorrow night.

WWE comments on the passing of Verne Troyer

As reported on yesterday, actor Verne Troyer passed away on Saturday.

WWE issued the following statement after his passing yesterday:

“WWE is saddened to learn that Verne Troyer has passed away at age 49. Best-known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films and Griphook in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” the actor also served as a guest General Manager on Monday Night Raw in November 2009. After engaging The Miz in a war of words, Troyer put the reluctant A-Lister into a match against future WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry. WWE extends its condolences to Troyer’s family, friends and fans.”

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