Corey Graves
Published August 21, 2019
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75 min
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    On this episode of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney," we welcome WWE announcer, Corey Graves! Corey takes us back to his early years - growing up always wanting to become a wrestler, getting involved with amateur wrestling, and having his first professional match as a teenager. Corey reflects on his initial stint in the WWE in the mid-2000s, and having to work as a 911 dispatcher once it ended. He also shares stories of going to FCW and working with Dusty Rhodes, and when he first noticed the evolution of FCW to NXT. Corey talks about his struggles with concussions, and the ultimate end to his in-ring career. He also talks about embarking on his new career as an announcer. working in NXT before landing a spot on Monday Night Raw. Corey talks about what it's like being an announcer for the WWE and the chaotic nature of live WWE TV, working alongside Michael Cole, and sharing stories of having Vince McMahon in his ear! Plus, Corey talks about the comparisons made between him and past announcers, the art of playing a heel commentator, and so much more! Need more Mooney? Join Team Mooney over on Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes, clips, Q&As, live watchalongs and so much more! www.patreon.com/primetimemooney Need even MORE Mooney? Check out Sean's new podcast, "Upside of 40 with Sean Mooney" where he wrestles with something new – the facts of life after 40. Candid talk for men over 40 with real experts & real advice. Mondays at 6:00am ET! Shop Prime Time merchandise at www.mooneytees.com
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