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NJPW World finds its new lead English color commentary voice

With Steve Corino leaving Ring of Honor and his announcing duties with New Japan Pro Wrestling for a job at the WWE Performance Center, NJPW was tasked with filling the spot on their streaming service's English broadcast team opposite Kevin Kelly.

That spot has been filled, with Don Callis (formerly known as The Jackyl in WWF and Cyrus in ECW) announcing on the latest episode of his "Killing the Town" podcast -- that he does with Lance Storm -- that he has accepted a position to be NJPW World's new lead English color commentary voice.

Callis noted on the podcast that he had agreed to the deal within the last week and would be working on the broadcast team alongside Kelly, who he worked with previously in the WWF in the 1990s. Callis thanked Kenny Omega for helping facilitate the deal.

NJPW announced last week that they would be ramping up their English commentary broadcast schedule as they attempt to further appeal to international fans.