Many people believe the role of the referee or official in any sport is to be ‘seen and not heard’.

However, as you’ll see by the these 18 facts this doesn’t apply to WWE referees.

Here’s 18 facts you probably didn’t know about WWE referees.

 

1. Mike Chioda Has Been A WWE Referee For 27 Years

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Mike Chioda is not only the longest serving WWE referee, but he has been part of the company longer than most of the current superstar roster.

2. Earl Hebner Knew About The Montreal Screwjob

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Hebner was well aware of his role during the Bret Hart v Shawn Michaels match.

He signalled for The Timekeeper to ring the bell despite the fact Bret Hart wasn’t actually tapping.