Excalibur: Jim Ross Told Me On One Of The First Shows, 'We Don't Get Paid By The Word'

Though Excalibur spent many years as an announcer for PWG, coming to AEW was his first taste of national television announcing.

It was also one of the rare times he would be joined by multiple men by his side in the announce booth. Very quickly, Excalibur learned that calling things on your own in PWG was much different than calling the action for television alongside two long-time professionals.

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"One of the first shows, Jim Ross said to me, 'you have good points, but we don't get paid by the word.' When it's a PWG show and I'm calling it by myself, I can ramble on for as long as I need to to make a point. When I have to pass the ball to two other guys, being concise and making a point with an economy of words is something, for live television, I hadn't done a lot of at that point. That's something that really stuck with me," Excalibur told Robbie Fox on My Mom's Basement.

Excalibur has adapted well to his situation in AEW, earning high marks for his commentary from fans and pundits.

Along with his work on Dynamite, he also provides commentary on AEW Dark alongside Taz.

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