As revealed on Twitter by a recuperating Jerry “The King” Lawler (@JerryLawler), John “Bradshaw” Layfield will join Michael Cole at the announce desk tonight at Night of Champions.
“Sorry I can’t be at Night of Champions tonight, but I understand JBL will be taking my place,” tweeted Lawler, who is recovering after suffering a heart attack on the Sept. 10 edition of Monday Night Raw. “I wish him the best of luck!.
Layfield—who has had prior experience serving as a SmackDown commentator—was quick to confirm on his own Twitter account (@JCLayfield) that he will indeed join Cole in calling the action tonight in Boston, tweeting the following reply:
@jerrylawler @wwe share a birthday with King and wish my friend the best! I’ll be keeping ur seat warm Jerry! Get well soon, love u King!
In a follow-up tweet, The Longhorn Loudmouth took a playful dig at his broadcast partner tonight:
Big question to @jerrylawler how did u put up with @michaelcole ?
See how JBL “puts up” with Cole at ringside this evening by tuning in to Night of Champions at 8/5 ET, only on pay-per-view.
To get the latest updates on JBL’s upcoming Mount Kilimanjaro climb as part of his Seven Summits for Kids initiative, click here.
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