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Michael Cole Says WrestleMania Not Winning An Emmy Is A Crime

Michael Cole believes that WrestleMania is worthy of an Emmy award.

Cole has been with WWE since 1997, and he is arguably the voice of the WWE. He was promoted to the Vice President of Announcing in 2020. Throughout his time with the company, Cole was watched WWE grow, and he is confident that the spectacle of WrestleMania is worthy of some major recognition.

Speaking on The Pat McAfee Show, Cole shared his belief that WrestleMania deserves an Emmy award.

“This I mean from the bottom of my heart because I’ve been in this company for 26 years. How WWE has not won an Emmy award for, forget 52 weeks a year of Monday Night RAW, Friday Night SmackDown, NXT, scripted television, no repeats. Forget the unbelievable award-winning documentaries that our team does each and every week. Let’s talk about never winning an Emmy award for WrestleMania. That event is absolutely incredible. Being able to put on a premium live event like we do now over two days and a weekend cannot be matches or duplicated by anyone in the television business.

“When you look at the amount of production that goes into that, when you look at the work that our executive producer Kevin Dunn, directors like Marty Miller do, our camera guys, our backstage production people, pyrotechnics m, the studio people who put together incredible packages, and on top of that, the best athletes on the entire planet, and we haven’t won an Emmy award yet? That’s a crime, and that’s why I don’t give a damn about any of these awards. They don’t matter because they’re not being given to people that actually deserve it or have earned it. So I don’t care. 

Cole also joked that he has won the only award that matters, that being WWE’s Slammy Award.

In a previous interview, Cole argued that The Bloodline storyline is worthy of an Emmy award. Click here to see what he had to say.

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