Big Show Not Looking to Retire After Signing New WWE Contract Last Year

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistNovember 24, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 03:  Paul Randall Wight Jr.  aka Big Show attends WWE's 2014 SuperStars For Kids at the New Orleans Museum of Art on April 3, 2014 in New Orleans City.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images)
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WWE veteran Big Show revealed Friday that he doesn't plan to retire anytime soon.   

In an interview with TMZ Sports, he noted he still loves his job as a sports entertainer:

"I signed a new deal last year," Big Show said. "I've got a couple of years left. I'm having fun."

Big Show noted that while he's "a little sore" after a hamstring tweak last week, he's doing well overall and plans to re-evaluate his status when his contract ends after 2020.

The 46-year-old veteran returned to television in October on SmackDown after several months away, and on the show's 1,000th episode, he aided Cesaro and Sheamus in beating New Day for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships.

The World's Largest Athlete is now part of The Bar, which is perhaps the most dominant stable on the WWE main roster.

After beginning his career in WCW, Big Show joined WWE in 1999 and has been part of the company since.

During his lengthy stint, Big Show has been a WWE champion, world heavyweight champion, intercontinental champion, United States champion, tag team champion, hardcore champion and ECW champion.

While he is no longer utilized in a main event role, Big Show is still a draw due to his size (7'0", 383 pounds) and is a valuable part of the roster who can use his experience to help develop the next generation of WWE Superstars.


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