Mauro Domenico Antonio Ranallo (born December 21, 1969) is a Canadian sports announcer and commentator, currently signed to WWE. He has experience in football, hockey, professional wrestling, boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts events. He is best known for his work as a commentator for PRIDE FC and, more recently, Showtime for Elite XC, Strikeforce, Showtime Championship Boxing and New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV broadcasts. Ranallo recently signed with WWE to begin as the lead SmackDown announcer in January on USA.
He began announcing when he was 16 years old and is notable for his dramatic style, which involves heavy use of metaphor, puns and advanced vocabulary.