- Birth Name Mauro Domenico Ranallo
- Birth Place Abbotsford
- Famous Name Mauro Ranallo
- Father Duilia Ranallo
- Mother Elio Ranallo
- Net Worth $1 Million
- Salary N/A
- Nationality Canadian
- Ethnicity white
- Currently Working For WWE network, KVOS-TV's
- Affair with N/A
- Girlfriend N/A
Mauro Domenico Ranallo better known as Mauro Ranallo is a Canadian professional sports commentator, announcer, as well as a mental health advocate. Currently, he serves as a play-by-play announcer for Bellator, WWE, and Showtime.
Mauro Ranallo Net Worth and Salary
As of 2019, Ranallo has an estimated net worth of $1 million. However, he has not disclosed the exact figure of his salary.
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It feels good to genuinely smile. I appreciate @bellatormma bringing me to Hawaii to call the final Bellator event of the year. I say it ad nauseum but my work is my most effective therapy! The only thing I want for Christmas is for #mentalhealth stigma to be ELIMINATED! Too many people are dying . Not enough resources are available to treat the growing number of people who need help. Just because you don’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not real! SHAME ON THOSE WHO SHAME THE SICK! ONE LOVE! #StigmaSmasher
As he currently serves as a play-by-play announcer for Bellator, WWE (on their NXT brand) and also performs play-by-play duties for boxing broadcaster Showtime, Ranallo is sure to make no less than the six digit figure annually.
Mauro Ranallo Personal Life and Affairs
As of 2019, Mauro Ranallo has reached an age of 49.
He seems to be very much confidential about his personal life. He has not yet revealed about his recent affair and married life among the media. There is no information about his girlfriend or wife available in any of the social networking sites. He is seen working with his colleagues in most of the pictures that are available on social networking sites.
He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and is notable for his dramatic style, which includes heavy use of metaphor, puns and advanced vocabulary.
Mauro Ranallo Early Life and Education
Mauro Ranallo was born as Mauro Domenico Ranallo on December 21, 1969, in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. His birth sign is Sagittarius. As per nationality, he is Canadian and is of Italian descent.
He was the eldest son born to an Italian couple who later migrated to Canada. He has two younger brothers. He attended WJ Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford and graduated from there.
He has been a great fan of professional wrestling since the age of five and landed his first job announcing for All-Star Wrestling at the age of 16.
Mauro Ranallo Professional Career
He made his career debut as an announcer and manager for All-Star Wrestling in Vancouver. He became a disc jockey for CFVR radio station (now CKQC-FM) after that program ended production and the promotion folded in 1989.
Later, he worked as a commentator for Muay Thai Kickboxing events and King of the Cage mixed martial arts shows on TSN. He served as a commentator for the Stampede Wrestling TV show in Calgary from 1999-2000.
He was also the commentator for KVOS-TV's Top Ranked Wrestling, where he commented for most of that program's run in 2005-06. He has been a part of the CBS broadcasting family as a Lead announcer for the Strikeforce MMA promotion since 2007. He was chosen as the play-by-play announcer for Championship held in 2012.
Ranallo continued his career as the voice of MMA by becoming the mainstay of the commentary team for Strikeforce until that organization's acquisition and eventual merger with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2013.
As a broadcaster for Showtime Networks, he has provided commentary for three major combat sports i.e. Showtime Champion Boxing, Glory Kickboxing, and Invicta Fighting Championships MMA. He signed a contract with WWE network on December 15, 2015, making his debut as the lead play-by-play commentator for the SmackDown broadcast team for its premiere on USA Network on January 7, 2016.
Besides WWE career, he has worked as a lead news anchor for the Canadian combat sports channel, The Fight Network. He was also a member of the rankings committee for the World Alliance of Mixed Martial Arts.
Additionally, many people like his style of announcing as he has called most of the biggest fights in combat sports history. Wrestling Observer Newsletter awarded him the Best Television Announcer in the 2015 and 2016 for his wonderful performances.