Shaquille O’Neal Suggests Big Show Match during WWE WrestleMania 33 Won’t Happen
February 28, 2017 - WWE
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Shaquille O’Neal threw another soppy sweeping on a awaiting of him stepping in a ring with Big Show during WrestleMania 33 on Apr 2.
“That’s substantially right,” O’Neal pronounced during a most new episode of his podcast, The Big Podcast With Shaq, when asked about conjecture his compare opposite Big Show competence not happen.
The 15-time NBA All-Star hinted a problems are on WWE’s end.
“It’s not my fault,” he pronounced (h/t WrestlingNews.co’s Corey Jacobs). “That’s all we need to know.”
O’Neal’s comments come after Big Show questioned his joining to a WrestleMania hitch in an speak with WWE.com:
This could be my last WrestleMania. He needs to step up. I’m not perplexing to be mean, though my time’s valuable. we get it. we don’t have feet powder commercials, automobile commercials, word commercials. we get it. He’s a bustling man. But if he’s gonna step in a ring, in my business, during a biggest eventuality of a year? Show me you’re serious. If anything, speak a small trash. Let me know you’re motivated. Because right now? we only get a feeling he’s terrified. He shot his mouth off, he’s in over his conduct and he’s perplexing to behind out. So only let me know what’s going on, brother.
Of course, this could all be a partial of WWE’s devise to beget hum for a Show-and-Shaq clash.
The seeds were sown for a matchup during a Andre a Giant Memorial Battle Royal during WrestleMania 32:
Big Show afterwards strictly challenged O’Neal during a ESPY Awards final July:
In a 7 months since, their interactions have been roughly nonexistent. Before Big Show’s interview, many in a WWE Universe competence have lost altogether that Show vs. Shaq was tentatively on a WrestleMania card.
If O’Neal’s before engagements are preventing him from creation an coming on WWE programming, carrying he and Big Show argument online is an easy approach to get fans talking. It also creates a exhilarated energetic between a dual streamer into a large event.
So far, WWE has finalized dual matches for WrestleMania 33. Goldberg will accommodate Brock Lesnar, presumably with a Universal Championship on a line, and Bray Wyatt will urge a WWE Championship.
With a small over a month before a event, a association expected won’t wait too most longer before announcing one approach or a other either Big Show vs. Shaq is still on.
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