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Pat McAfee Returning to the Ring at WWE SummerSlam, Happy Baron Corbin Responds to Challenge – All About Wrestling


WWE SmackDown commentator Pat McAfee is returning to the ring this summer season.

Tonight’s SmackDown on FOX featured McAfee chopping a promo on Pleased Baron Corbin whereas standing on high of the announce desk. McAfee challenged Corbin to a match at SummerSlam on Saturday, July 30.

The Corbin vs. McAfee feud picked up after Corbin was defeated by Madcap Moss within the Final Chuckle match on final Friday’s SmackDown. After the match, Corbin confronted McAfee about how they’ve recognized one another for a very long time, however all Corbin hears is McAfee cracking jokes about him. Corbin additionally was not proud of McAfee beforehand coining the “bum-ass Corbin” phrase, which McAfee used a number of occasions in tonight’s promo. Corbin ended up threatening McAfee and stumbling away final week, which led to McAfee getting the group to giggle Corbin out of the sector. McAfee laughed at Corbin and stated he sucks, whereas the group joined in and Corbin took his stroll of disgrace to the again.

Quick ahead to tonight’s SmackDown. McAfee stood on high of the announce desk and ripped “bum-ass Corbin,” then talked about loving his life and the way he feels alive in WWE. McAfee, who gave a shout-out to WWE Legend Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson throughout the speech, continued his promo an challenged Corbin to a match at SummerSlam, noting that he plans on kicking Corbin’s tooth down his throat.

Corbin was not on tonight’s SmackDown, however as seen beneath, he reacted to McAfee’s promo with a Twitter video.

“I’m in Kansas Metropolis and also you knew that,” Corbin stated. “You’re in Austin, in your protected place, standing behind your desk, standing in your desk, sitting in your chair, operating your mouth… that’s what you do, although. You knew I wasn’t going to be in Austin, so that you’re flapping your gums and placing my identify in your mouth. Pat, let’s see how powerful you actually are after we’re standing face-to-face, punk.”

McAfee has not responded to Corbin’s video as of this writing, however he did re-tweet video of his promo, and provides one other shout-out to The Rock.

“[speaking head emoji] BUM ASS CORBIN.. Why don’t you ponder this.. #SummerSlam YOU & ME.. NASHVILLE TENNESSEE In entrance of the MILLIONS.. & MILLIONS within the #WWE Universe Shahtaht to my man @TheRock #SmackDown #SmackDAHN,” McAfee tweeted.

McAfee has impressed WWE officers and followers along with his in-ring work for the corporate. He started working with WWE as a visitor commentator and analyst for WWE NXT occasions in 2018. The previous NFL kicker turned podcaster signed a multi-year contract in early 2019, and feuded with Adam Cole in 2020, which led to his in-ring debut on the NXT “Takeover: XXX” occasion, the place he took a loss to Cole. He additionally led his group to a tricky loss to The Undisputed Period on the 2020 WarGames occasion. McAfee was promoted to paint commentator of the SmackDown on FOX present in April of 2021, and has known as the present every week with Michael Cole.

It’s been reported that McAfee has limitless potential in WWE, and that he’s extremely regarded inside the firm.

McAfee not too long ago feuded with present WWE United States Champion Concept and WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, which led to a program at WrestleMania 38 in April. The Grandest Stage of Them All noticed McAfee defeat Concept, however then lose an impromptu match towards Mr. McMahon. The phase ended with WWE Corridor of Famer Steve Austin delivering Stone Chilly Stunners to Concept and McMahon, then bringing McAfee again into the ring for a beer bash celebration, and a Stunner of his personal.

The SummerSlam match with Corbin might be McAfee’s fifth match with WWE.

The 2022 WWE SummerSlam Premium Stay Occasion is scheduled for Saturday, July 30 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The one different match confirmed for the present as of this writing is Brock Lesnar vs. Undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns in a No Holds Barred match.

Keep tuned to for extra. Beneath is a have a look at final week’s Corbin – McAfee phase, and tonight’s promo from SmackDown, together with the tweets from Corbin and McAfee:

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