For the previous few months, WWE Corridor of Famer JBL has been accompanying Baron Corbin to his matches, touting the previous US Champion because the “modern-day wrestling god.” Nevertheless, JBL’s opinion of Corbin modified drastically after his pinfall loss to Dexter Lumis on the February 6 version of “WWE Uncooked,” when he informed Corbin backstage after the match that he was achieved with him. PWInsider has since reported that JBL has no present plans to look on Uncooked or WWE TV in any respect sooner or later.
Previous to this partnership, JBL didn’t seem repeatedly on WWE-TV for a lot of years, the final time he appeared on tv constantly as a commentator for the “WWE SmackDown” model. Following his commentary collection, JBL has additionally labored on kickoff panels that air earlier than WWE Premium Stay occasions, with different expertise corresponding to Booker T and Kayla Braxton making common appearances on them. The previous WWE Champion has not fought for WWE since his speedy exhibiting on the 2012 Royal Rumble, along with his most up-to-date singles match at WrestleMania 25 being in opposition to Rey Mysterio.
Whereas he’s reportedly now being separated from JBL, Corbin has gone by means of a plethora of gimmick adjustments throughout his time in WWE. Corbin has gone by means of the Lone Wolf character, Constable Corbin, King Corbin, “Bum Ass” Baron Corbin, Blissful Corbin and at present solely Baron Corbin. Earlier than JBL determined to drop Corbin, he had misplaced seven straight video games on televised and PLEs – together with losses to Kevin Owens and an Elimination Chamber qualifier to Johnny Gargano – along with his most up-to-date win in November 2022 over Akira Tozawa.