JBL recently announced that he will be departing SmackDown’s announce team to focus more of his time to at risk kids and communities in Bermuda. JBL will still appear on marquee shows such as Tribute to the Troops and WrestleMania.
WWE has announced JBL’s replacement on the SmackDown commentary team. Corey Graves will now join Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton on the blue brand on Tuesday nights. It was not specified whether Graves would remain on RAW’s commentary team alongside Michael Cole and Booker T.
— WWE (@WWE) September 4, 2017
NXT color commentator Nigel McGuinness will replace Graves on the 205 Live and WWE Main Event.
Update: Corey Graves will be working both RAW and SmackDown going forward.
Hey @ShinsukeN, get that knee ready!
— Corey Graves (@WWEGraves) September 4, 2017