John Cone is an American profesional wrestling referee currently working for WWE
Cone started refereeing independent wrestling matches in August 1995. He worked for Harley Race World League Wrestling from 1999 to 2006 and got his big break when a WWE official attended a match he refereed. Cone tried out for WWE and was quickly signed. He was sent to WWE developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling and later Deep South Wrestling. John was one of the first referees to work for all three WWE brands ECW, SmackDown, and Raw. Since signing with WWE, John has refereed in 15 countries and on 5 continents. John has said he is most proud of his performance in the boxing match between Matt Hardy and Evander Holyfield, which took place in August, 2007 in front of a sold out crowd at Madison Square Garden. Other notable moments include.