Big Show is one of the best veterans of the WWE. He had a contract with the WCW in February 1995 when he met Hulk Hogan. His wrestling fans know him as Big Show, but his real name is Paul Donald Wight. We know him to be a professional wrestler, as well as an actor. From 1999 he is known to be the professional wrestler. He is now in collaboration with WWE. He is the biggest and the tallest man that fights in the ring of WWE.
This show has received many awards, including him to be the world champion not once or twice but seven times. Till now, he is the only person to have received the titles of WCW, WWF, World Heavyweight, and ECW. Apart from these, he can also fight solo as he is a champion in the tag team division with many partners.
Big Show Was An Amazing Basketball Player
Big Show was tall, which was needed in most sports, especially in sports like basketball. Therefore, this is not surprising for us that in his teen years, he was a commendable basketball player. When he was in high school, junior school and in university, he would play basketball. He had an average of about 32 points with some huge 20 rebounds, and 11 blocks average in each game. So, we can say that if Big Show did not take up wrestling as a profession, he would surely become a pro basketball player.
We Have Seen In Many TV Shows
Apart from being a permanent feature on the wrestling ring of WWE for many years, he made his appearance in many television shows such as in Psych, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, etc. So apart from being a famous wrestler, he is well-known in television shows.
Big Show Is A Very Skilled Athlete
Though you may not be surprised, he was an athlete during his high school and college days with the numbers he would win was something to be curious about. Many wrestlers have the ability since their colleges and high school. He was a highly skilled player in his teenage years. In the academy, he was the player of three-year for all-purpose, and two-year all-class player as well. Along with this, he was also an exceptional football player.
Big Show Had Many In-Ring Names Before His Name Of Big Show
We all know Paul Wight with the name of Big Show. This was the only name that he had received when he joined WWE. He was also called “The Giant” as well and when he was in WCW. When he made his debut in the year 1999 in WWE, he was called the “Big Nasty.” After that, he decided to change his ring name, and kept the name as Big Show. He also dropped his real name Paul Donald Wight and went to be called only this.