Jimmy Smith made his debut as lead WWE RAW announcer on the May 31st 2021 edition of the show. Smith replaced Adnan Virk who had trended on Twiter during the April 26th 2021 edition of WWE RAW due to complaints.
Smith commented on his first night…
— Jimmy Smith (@jimmysmithmma) June 1, 2021
Smith was generally praised on Twitter for his performance with numerous people considering him to be an improvement over Virk…
— Louis Dangoor (@TheLouisDangoor) June 1, 2021
Jimmy Smith is such a massive Upgrade from Adran Virk.#WWERaw
— Dot̸t̸y #FreePalestine (@KingDxtty) June 1, 2021
Jimmy Smith is doing a great job tonight, especially for night one of wrestling commentary. It's obvious he has combat sports experience and he fits well with Corey and Byron. #WWERaw
— Inside The Ropes (@Inside_TheRopes) June 1, 2021
I'm sold on Jimmy Smith already. He is doing really good on commentary.
— IBeast (@x_Beast17_x) June 1, 2021
He's commentated 2 minutes worth of match and already I think Jimmy Smith > Adnan Virk #WWERaw
— Dick Van Klondike (@DickVanKlondike) June 1, 2021