Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler reveals why WWE pulled him from pre-shows

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler made an appearance on Sports56 in Memphis this weekend and was asked about being pulled from all RAW and Smackdown Live pre-shows going forward by WWE.

According to a recap by, Lawler stated that the call was made by WWE’s Kevin Dunn and that having Lawler’s salary absorbed on the pre-shows was become expensive to produce.

Lawler revealed he remains under contract with WWE into January and that they will discuss a new deal. He added that Vince McMahon called him the next day to let him know he wasn’t done with WWE and that he was given a job for life with the company as the Hall of Fame Master of Ceremonies.

Former managing lead writer on his WWE departure

Former WWE managing lead writer of RAW and Smackdown Live Tom Casiello took to Twitter to address reports this weekend about his departure from WWE.