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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27/December/2016 at 12:18
He's in the best shape I've seen him in since his WCW days, I think this is probably in part due to his limited ring schedule affording him the time to take better care of himself, possibly his age and years of wear and tear on his body were factors as well.

His best value now is as a high level enhancement talent, keep his appearances few and far between but when a talent needs a strong win have Big Show put them over. For example if Braun Strowman were to score a dominant win over Show this would really establish him as a monster heel.

In any rate I think there's a good chance this will be Big Shows last year as a active wrestler but he will likely continue as a ambassador for the company after his retirement.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote SKITCOMIC Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27/December/2016 at 20:06
He's arguably in the best shape of his career as he's basically walking out the door. Where was this guy for the last 20 years?

I agree with the idea that his ultimate goal should be putting the next generation over..I do think he still has one more run left in him as a serious competitor. I think they should build up some equity with him and eventually have someone knock him down when the time is right.

Right now I don't think it means much to beat the Big Show, but if they can get some solid wins under his belt then someone can benefit down the road.
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He continues to look in fantastic shape, when in the past he's got in similar shape it's been a short term thing. Obviously got more willpower to stick to it these days, so credit to him.

The bump with the ring collapsing will have hurt him even in the shape he's in, after all the years of wear and tear.

Nice to read about the thank you Big Show chants that made him emotional. He'd have loved feeling appreciated by the live crowd for what he did for them taking that bump, in that spot.
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He deserves far more love than the shit "please retire" chants he used to get.
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What a guy. He put in a fantastic main event on Raw, one of the best performances probably of his career and deserves all the well earned praise he gets.

The guy is a 45 year old 7 ft giant who's put his body through over two decades of way more pain than most guys will have felt due to his size and yet he's still willing to throw in a diving elbow drop off the ropes and be thrown through a cage to make someone else look good.

Lets be right he doesn't need to stick around as a multi millionaire who's probably in constant pain. But he still loves the business, doesn't appear to have a ego and when used like this to elevate someone else he is handy to have around as long as he's not over exposed by being around every week.
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Good use of Big Show this week, he's now 47 but being used as a occasional attraction in a big match setting is fine.

The match was short and sweet this week but I enjoyed the show long build to it and it will be interesting to see what the rules of the fist fight are for next week.
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