At WrestleMania 33 on Sunday evening at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, WWE announcer Tom Phillips joined an extremely exclusive club.
Phillips became only the fifth man in WWE history to call a WrestleMania event as lead commentator. The other four who were behind the wheel for the past combined 32 WrestleMania shows are Vince McMahon, Gorilla Monsoon, Jim Ross and Michael Cole.
The official WWE website ran a featured article highlighting the history-making honor that Phillips enjoyed on Sunday night.
Tom Phillips makes WrestleMania history
ORLANDO, Fla. – Tom Phillips is having his very own WrestleMania Moment.
Before the first bell even tolls at The Showcase of the Immortals, the SmackDown LIVE commentator has joined an elite club of lead calls for WrestleMania. Phillips will be only the fifth man to occupy the lead commentator spot for WrestleMania, joining the rarified company of Mr. McMahon, Jim Ross, Gorilla Monsoon and Michael Cole.
WWE.com offers its congratulations to Tom Phillips on joining the club!
Only 4 men have called Lead at #WrestleMania: Vince, Gorilla, JR & Cole. Tonight a 5th joins…congrats @TomPhillipsWWE! pic.twitter.com/57aqwsdX2v
— WWE (@WWE) April 2, 2017