Big Show

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Big Show

Big Show at the SmackDown tapings on April 8, 2014
Ring name(s) Big Show[1]
The Giant[1]
The Big Nasty Bastard[1]
Paul Wight
Billed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)[2]
Billed weight 425 lb (193 kg)[2]
Born February 8, 1972 (1972-02-08) (age 43)[1]
Aiken, South Carolina[3]
Resides Tampa, Florida[1]
Trained by Larry Sharpe[1]
Debut July 16, 1995

Paul Donald Wight (born February 8, 1972) is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is currently signed to WWE. He is better known by his ring name, Big Show.

He is also known for his career in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he wrestled as The Giant from June 1995 to December 1998. He is the first man in the history of wrestling to win the WWE Championship, WCW World Heavyweight Championship and the ECW World Championship, even though his ECW Title win was after the company became a WWE property. Kane is the second wrestler.

Championships[change | change source]

  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • Rookie of the Year (1996)
    • Wrestler of the Year (1996)
    • He was ranked #2 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the year in the PWI 500 in 1996.[4]
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
    • Rookie of the Year (1996)
    • Worst Feud of the Year (1999) (vs. The Big Boss Man)
    • Worst Feud of the Year (2013) (vs. The Authority)
    • Worst Wrestler (2001, 2002)
    • Most Embarrassing Wrestler (2002)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Big Show Profile". Online World Of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/b/big-show.html. Retrieved 2008-04-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The Big Show's bio on WWE.com". World Wrestling Entertainment. http://www.wwe.com/superstars/bigshow. Retrieved 2012-03-04.
  3. "Big Show's IMDB profile". IMDB. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0927833/bio. Retrieved 2009-06-15.
  4. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 1996". The Internet Wrestling Database. http://www.profightdb.com/pwi-500/1996.html. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  5. "WCW World Championship - The Giant (October 29, 1995 - November 06, 1995)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wcwchampionship/3900446. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  6. "WCW World Championship - The Giant (April 22, 1996 - August 10, 1996)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wcwchampionship/30445411036. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  7. "WCW World Tag Team Title history". Wrestling-Titles.com. http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-t.html. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  8. "WCW World War 3 '96 results". The Internet Wrestling Database. http://www.profightdb.com/cards/wcw/world-war-3-3996-269.html. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  9. "ECW Championship - Big Show (July 04, 2006 - December 03, 2006)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/ecwchampionship/070406bigshow. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  10. "World Heavyweight Championship - Big Show (December 18, 2011 - December 18, 2011)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldheavyweight/25050100. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  11. "World Heavyweight Championship - Big Show (October 28, 2012 - January 08, 2013)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldheavyweight/20121028-big-show. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  12. "World Tag Team Championships - Undertaker & Big Show (August 22, 1999 - August 30, 1999)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/304454132111114. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  13. "World Tag Team Championships - Undertaker & Big Show (September 09, 1999 - September 20, 1999)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/304454132126. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  14. "World Tag Team Championships - Big Show & Kane (November 01, 2005 - April 03, 2006)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/304454132141211. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  15. "World Tag Team Championships - Chris Jericho & Big Show (July 26, 2009 - December 13, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/20090726WorldTagChamps. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  16. "World Tag Team Championships - The Miz & Big Show (February 08, 2010 - April 26, 2010)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/worldtagteam/2009121311. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  17. "Intercontinental Championship - Big Show (April 01, 2012 - April 29, 2012)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/intercontinental/big-show. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  18. "WWE Tag Team Championships - Chris Jericho & Big Show (July 26, 2009 - December 13, 2009)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwetag/20090726WorldTagChamps. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  19. "WWE Tag Team Championships - The Miz & Big Show (February 08, 2010 - April 26, 2010)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwetag/2009121311. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  20. "WWE Tag Team Championships - Big Show & Kane (April 22, 2011 - May 23, 2011)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwetag/25012257. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  21. "United States Championship - Big Show (October 19, 2003 - March 14, 2004)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/unitedstates/30445411212. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  22. "WWE World Heavyweight Championship - Big Show (November 14, 1999 - January 03, 2000)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwe-world-heavyweight-championship/304454140112. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  23. "WWE World Heavyweight Championship - Big Show (November 17, 2002 - December 15, 2002)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwe-world-heavyweight-championship/304454141113. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  24. "Hardcore Championship - Big Show (February 25, 2001 - March 19, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/hard/352866. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  25. "Hardcore Championship - Big Show (May 21, 2001 - May 28, 2001)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/hard/353018. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  26. "Hardcore Championship - Big Show (July 12, 2002 - July 12, 2002)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/hard/353342. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  27. "Team SmackDown def. Team Raw (WWE Bragging Rights Tag Team Elimination Match)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwebraggingrights/2010/15971454. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  28. "Raw: 2009 Tag Team of the Year Slammy Award presentation". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/videos/raw-2009-tag-team-of-the-year-slammy-award-presentation-12984254. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  29. "2011 Slammy Award Winners". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2011-12-12/2011-slammy-award-winners. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  30. "2012 WWE Slammy Awards and WWE.com Slammy Awards winners". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2012-12-17/slammy-award-winners-26077044/page-5. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  31. "2013 Slammy Award winners". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2013-12-09/full-slammy-award-winners-2013-26168790/page-6. Retrieved 2015-3-3.
  32. "2014 Slammy Award winners". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2014-12-08/2014-slammy-award-winners-26895314. Retrieved 2015-3-3.

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