Why Turning Big Show Babyface Would Be a Bad Idea

The Doctor Chris MuellerFeatured ColumnistMarch 28, 2013

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 08:  Big Show with World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton during the WWE Smackdown Live Tour at Westridge Park Tennis Stadium on July 08, 2011 in Durban, South Africa.  (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
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Big Show is teaming with Sheamus and Randy Orton to take on The Shield at WrestleMania, but he is still a heel for all intents and purposes.

He worked to get on the good side of Orton and Sheamus so they would choose him as their third teammate, but the team clearly has some issues.

On Friday's SmackDown we witnessed the team fall apart while The Shield was making its way to the ring, but it circled the wagons in time and sent The Shield away.

WrestleMania could be the first time The Shield have too much on its hands due to Big Show, but Show shouldn't have to turn babyface before or after WrestleMania because of this feud.

The Shield have said that it will target whomever it feel deserves it, and making the occasional heel a victim adds a little variety and depth to the angle.

It has almost become expected that during either a Sheamus, Orton or Ryback match, we will see The Shield at some point, but having them attack unsuspecting heels makes them more unpredictable and therefore more interesting.

Big Show has worked hard over the past year to shed the babyface image he used to have and be viewed as a dominant heel, and he finally did it.

Besides, Big Show works better as a heel. Nobody believes the 500-pound giant is going to be the underdog, so why turn him into one?

Let him be the monster he was born to be. A guy like Big Show is immensely valuable to a wrestling company because he can make almost anyone look like a huge star by putting them over.

These days Big Show is one of those guys that interviewers are always on edge around because they could be attacked at any moment.

How the crowd responds to him in the coming weeks might determine how WWE proceeds with the angle, but turning Big Show face is something it should steer away from.

What do you think? Is it time to turn Big Show back to a face or should they leave him as a heel?


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