Surprising WWE departure that will affect the WrestleMania 25 show

Posted in: WWE News
By By Jason Powell
Mar 31, 2009 - 11:08 AM

WWE Smackdown color commentator Tazz's contract with the company is expiring and he finished with the company on Monday night, according to He was on commentary last night at the Smackdown tapings and his final broadcast will air on Friday night.

Powell's POV: I don't know how much this had to do with anything, but I previously reported that Tazz didn't take Vince McMahon's abrasive production style well. He's complained to friends about being yelled at by Vince, and had to be talked out of confronting Vince on at least one occasion. It will be interesting to see who fills in for Tazz at WrestleMania 25 and whether that person turns out to be his long-term replacement.

This original source for the above news was Dave Scherer and Mike Johnson of

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