Big Show nearing the end of his WWE run?

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

Big Show at Texas Rangers Opening Day - April 4, 2016 (c) MLB/Texas Rangers


Long-time WWE star Big Show says he’s looking at life after WWE with the current roster turnover.

“All great things come to an end,” Show told the Miami Herald. “So for me I’m looking at projects outside of WWE and maybe moving into something else in the future, but my heart is with WWE.

“I love helping the younger talent. I love representing WWE like with Make-A-Wish, Be a STAR, Special Olympics. I think I’ll always have a home in WWE.”

Big Show said he’s ready for a phone call that WWE wants to wrap up his run, as he feels like he’s done everything he can in the promotion.

“I’ve had a great career and had a lot of fun. So whatever happens in the future, I’m gonna take it. If I get a phone call tomorrow, and Vince [McMahon] says, ‘Thank you very much. I appreciate everything you’ve done.’ Well, that said, I can hold my head high and go on and do other things,” Show told the Herald’s Jim Varsallone.

“I don’t want to ever look back and say, ‘I wish I could have,’ or ‘I wish I would have.’ I’m just a guy who is very thankful. I still have my health, and I still get a chance to do something I love every now and then.”

In a case of art imitating life, Big Show returned to WWE TV on Monday night to advise Apollo Crews, reflecting his behind-the-scenes role in the locker room.

“We’ve got a lot of young, new, great talent deserving of TV time; they’re building their brand. New storylines for them. It’s a changing of the guard,” Big Show said. “I came in as the youngest in the locker-room by ten years in 1995, and now I’m one of the old ones still out there. I get to go out on weekends and do the live events and help some of the younger kids not make the same mistakes that I made and help them along.”

Show’s interview was to promote a Smackdown TV taping on June 28 in Miami. Show said he hopes to be part of the taping, which will be a few weeks before the roster split.


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