Goldberg/Rogan mispronounced Benoit?

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  1. MPD-Psycho

    MPD-Psycho Silver Belt

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    Either that or every pro-wrestler/commentator ever mispronounced it. You know what I'm talking about.

    it's been driving me crazy all night.
     
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    bettergenes FTW Double Yellow Card

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    Rogan also said Grabovich instead of Grabowski at the weigh-ins. TWICE. How can you look into your paper and mispronounce second names is beyond me.
     
  3. rj144

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    You know, based on locale, it can pronounced with the French pronunciation or the American pronunciation.
     
  4. jd12688

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    They also always pronounce Aldo's first name with a "j" sound. Maybe that's how it's supposed to be pronounced? I've always wondered about that.
     
  5. rj144

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    In Portuguese, the J is a J sound. In Spanish, it's an H sound.

    Holy moley. :) Names can be pronounced differently in different areas. In other words, the same can be pronounced differently and still be correct.
     
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    Benoit

    He's a Texan.

    It isn't

    Benwah
     
  8. jd12688

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    I wasn't saying it was incorrect. Just wondering. I don't know anything about Portugese pronunciation.
     

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