Jim Cornette was contracted by WWE between 1993-2005, working as a manager, booker and backstage producer. Cornette would also work for independent promotions such as TNA and ROH after his WWE departure.
Cornette joined Major League Wrestling in March 2019, working as a colour commentator at their Intimidation Games show on March 2nd emanating from Chicago. Cornette is also working for the promotion as a backstage agent
MLW released the following statement regarding their relationship with Cornette:
Prepare to experience more Jim Cornette on Major League Wrestling broadcasts.
MLW today announced that the league has come to terms with Jim Cornette to extend his presence ringside as an analyst for Major League Wrestling programming.
“Jim is very talented and we’re very happy he’ll be staying on with us,” MLW CEO Court Bauer said in a statement. “He brings a unique personality and presence to FUSION and anything else he does for us. His talents in front of the camera and behind it our invaluable to the league and its wrestlers.”
Cornette is scheduled for MLW’s New York City return on April 4th and 5th. The “Louisville Slugger” will also be present for MLW’s Milwaukee debut on June 1st and return to Chicago on July 6th. Tickets are on sale for all events at MLWTickets.com.
Cornette surprised the sport with his return at MLW: Intimidation Games in Chicago on March 3rd’s live broadcast on beIN SPORTS