When did Big Show first start to wrestle? exploring the Giant’s esteemed WWE legacy

WWE is renowned for presenting larger-than-life wrestlers. Over the years, we have seen many wrestlers who are mere evolutions of the human species. These living skyscrapers are scenes to behold. Wherever these big men arrive at WWE, destruction is sure to follow.

The seven-footer was a true successor to Andre the Giant and still holds the record for one of the tallest and strongest wrestlers ever. Let’s take a deep look at the legacy and career of thNIcke World’s Largest Athlete.

When did Big Show first start to wrestle?

Paul Wight sure became a household name in the WWE, but he was one of the faces of WCW in his early career. He started his career in 1995 when he signed with the WCW. He was brought up as the son of André the Giant due to his looks and body structure having a heavy resemblance to him. He wrestled under the ring name “The Giant” for the WCW.


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The Giant went on to win the World Heavyweight and Tag Team Championships in WCW before signing a 10-year contract with the WWE. Wight debuted as the enforcer of Mr. McMahon under the ring name, Big Show. This was just the beginning of the esteemed career that Wight was about to witness in the WWE. He got over soon enough and was immediately injected into the main event scene.

Looking at Big Show’s legacy and career


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The career Wight had in the WWE is a dream for many WWE superstars. He became a Triple Crown and Grand Slam Champion. He won multiple World Championships. He teamed with the likes of Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane, and The Miz to win Tag Team Championships. Paul also won numerous awards, the most prominent of which is the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royale.


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Wight was mainly a main eventer in the WWE. Over the years, he was involved with big names like Brock Lesnar, Triple H, The Rock, John Cena, Roman Reigns, Kane, Seth Rollins, Randy Orton, and many more. Paul is widely renowned for the time he spent in The Authority. There is no doubt that The World’s Largest Athlete is sure to be a Hall of Famer in the future.

Paul Wight nearly achieved everything there was to offer in the WWE. Currently, he is signed to AEW as a commentator and wrestler. It is unclear whether he will return to the WWE or not. Let’s hope that wherever he stays, he retires as a Hall of Famer.


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