The WWE SmackDown Live and fans alike are recently in the state of bliss as a new member has been added to the brand. The idea of brand extension has proven to be the best ever in the WWE history.
WWE officially gave their statement regarding to the addition done to SmackDown Lives’ commentary booth. It is revealed that Tom Phillips has been added to SmackDown’s commentary booth. Below were the official statements by WWE:
“Smackdown Live has a new addition to its announce team. Tom Phillips. The announcer joins play-by-play commentators Mauro Ranallo and David Otunga, and color commentator JBL, giving Team Blue a four-man booth every Tuesday night at 8/7c on USA Network.
Phillips made his WWE debut in 2012 on NXT, where he announced NXT ArRIVAl, WWE Network’s first live, in-ring broadcast.
Fear not, NXT Universe, in addition to joining Smackdown Live, Phillips will still call the action on NXT every week.”
Tom Phillips and Corey Graves have been calling the action on NXT, since the departure of Rich Brennan from the commentary team. It was a three-man booth till last year. However, Corey Graves and Tom Phillips have great chemistry and have been praised by the fans.