Big Show (wrestler) life and biography

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Big Show (wrestler) biography

Date of birth : 1972-02-08
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Aiken, South Carolina
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-05
Credited as : Professional Wrestler WWE, SmackDown WWE, WrestleMania XXVII

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Paul Donald Wight, Jr., better known by his ring name, (The) Big Show, is an American professional wrestler and actor, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on its SmackDown brand. In professional wrestling, Big Show is a five-time world champion, having won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice, the WWF/E Championship twice, and the ECW World Heavyweight Championship once, making him the first person ever to hold all three championships. In addition to these championships, he has also won the WWE United States Championship once, the World Tag Team Championship five times (twice with The Undertaker, once with Kane, once with Chris Jericho, and once with The Miz), the WWE Tag Team Championship twice (once with Chris Jericho, and once with The Miz) and the WWF Hardcore Championship three times.

Career Highlights:

1995
10/29 Halloween Havoc – lost a Monster Truck Battle to Hulk Hogan
10/29 Halloween Havoc – won the WCW title by beating Hulk Hogan by DQ
11/6 Monday Nitro – stripped of title due to the way he won it

1996
1/23 Clash of the Champions - w/Ric Flair beat Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage
2/11 Superbrawl – lost a steel cage match to Hulk Hogan
3/10 Uncensored – beat Loch Ness
4/22 Monday Nitro – beat Ric Flair to win the WCW World Championship
5/19 Slamboree – beat Sting
6/16 Great American Bash – beat Lex Luger
8/10 Hog Wild – lost the WCW Championship to Hulk Hogan
8/15 Clash of the Champions – beat Chris Benoit
9/15 Fall Brawl – beat Randy Savage
10/27 Halloween Havoc – beat Jeff Jarrett by DQ
11/24 World War 3 – beat Jeff Jarrett
11/24 World War 3 – won the three ring battle royal
12/29 Starrcade – lost to Lex Luger

1997
1/25 NWO Souled Out – fought to a no-contest with Hulk Hogan
3/16 Uncensored - Team NWO (Hogan, Hall, Nash & Savage) beat Team WCW (The Giant, Luger, the Steiners), & Team Piper (Piper, Jarrett, Benoit, & McMichael)
4/6 Spring Stampede - Lex Luger beat Booker T, The Giant, & Stevie Ray
7/13 Bash at the Beach - The Giant & Lex Luger beat Hollywood Hogan & Dennis Rodman
8/9 Road Wild – beat Randy Savage
9/14 Fall Brawl – beat Scott Norton

1998
1/24 Souled Out – lost to Kevin Nash
3/15 Uncensored – beat Kevin Nash
4/19 Spring Stampede - Bat Match: Hollywood Hogan & Kevin Nash beat The Giant & Roddy Piper
5/17 Slamboree – w/Sting won the WCW tag team titles from Kevin Nash & Scott Hall
6/14 Great American Bash – lost to Sting and was forced to give up his share of the tag team title
7/12 Bash at the Beach – beat Kevin Greene
7/20 Monday Nitro – w/Scott Hall won the tag team titles from Sting & Kevin Nash
10/25 Halloween Havoc – w/Scott Steiner (subbing for Scott Hall) lost the tag team titles to Rick Steiner and Buff Bagwell

1999
3/28 WrestleMania XV – lost to Mankind by DQ
4/25 Backlash – lost to Mankind in a boiler room brawl
5/23 Over the Edge - The Union (Mankind, The Big Show, Test and Ken Shamrock) beat the Corporate Ministry (Viscera, Big Bossman, Faarooq, & Bradshaw) in an Elimination Match
7/25 Fully Loaded – beat Kane
8/22 SummerSlam – w/Undertaker beat Kane & X-Pac to win the World Tag Team Championship
8/30 RAW – w/Undertaker lost the tag team titles to Mankind and the Rock
9/9 SmackDown – w/Undertaker regained the tag team titles from Mankind & the Rock
9/20 RAW – w/Undertaker lost the tag team titles to the Rock & Mankind
9/26 Unforgiven - Six-pack challenge for the vacant WWF Title: Triple H beat the Rock, Davey Boy Smith, Kane, Mankind, & the Big Show
11/14 Survivor Series - The Big Show beat Big Bossman, Albert, Mideon & Viscera
11/14 Survivor Series – Three-Way Match for WWF Title: The Big Show (subbing for Steve Austin) beat Triple H & the Rock to win the WWF Championship
12/12 Armageddon – beat the Big Bossman

2000
1/3 RAW – lost the WWF Championship to Triple H
1/23 Royal Rumble – was the last man eliminated in the Royal Rumble match
2/27 No Way Out – beat The Rock
4/2 WrestleMania 2000 – Triple H beat the Rock, Big Show, and Mick Foley
4/30 Backlash – beat Kurt Angle
5/21 Judgment Day – lost to Shane McMahon in a no holds barred match

2001
2/25 No Way Out – beat Raven for the Hardcore Title
3/19 RAW – lost the Hardcore Title to Raven
4/1 WrestleMania X-7 – Kane beat Raven & Big Show
4/29 Backlash – lost to Shane McMahon in a last man standing match
5/20 Judgment Day – Rhyno beat Big Show & Test
5/21 RAW – beat Rhyno for the Hardcore Title
5/28 RAW – lost the Hardcore Title to Chris Jericho
7/22 Invasion - Big Show, Albert & Billy Gunn beat Kanyon, Hugh Morris & Shawn Stasiak
9/23 Unforgiven - WWF Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz beat the Hardy Boyz, the Big Show & Spike Dudley, and the Hurricane & Lance Storm
10/21 No Mercy – w/Booker T lost to the Dudley Boyz
11/18 Survivor Series - Elimination Match for End of the WWF or WCW: Rock, Chris Jericho, Undertaker, Big Show & Kane beat Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, Shane McMahon, Booker T & Rob Van Dam
2002
5/19 Judgment Day – Steve Austin beat Big Show & Ric Flair in a handicap match
7/12 – won the Hardcore Title from Spike Dudley
7/12 – lost the Hardcore Title seconds later to JBL
11/17 Survivor Series – beat Brock Lesnar to win the WWE Championship
12/15 Armageddon – lost the WWE Championship to Kurt Angle

2003
1/19 Royal Rumble – lost to Brock Lesnar
2/23 No Way Out – lost to the Undertaker
3/30 WrestleMania XIX – w/A-Train lost a handicap match to the Undertaker
4/27 Backlash – beat Rey Mysterio
5/18 Judgment Day – lost a stretcher match to Brock Lesnar
7/27 Vengeance – Kurt Angle beat Big Show & Brock Lesnar
10/19 No Mercy – beat Eddie Guerrero to win the U.S. Championship
11/16 Survivor Series - Kurt Angle, John Cena, Chris Benoit, Bradshaw & Bob Holly beat Big Show, Brock Lesnar, Albert, Nathan Jones, & Matt Morgan

2004
1/25 Royal Rumble – last man eliminated from the Royal Rumble match
2/15 No Way Out – Kurt Angle beat Big Show & John Cena
3/14 WrestleMania XX – lost the U.S. Championship to John Cena
10/3 No Mercy – beat Kurt Angle
11/14 Survivor Series – Big Show, Eddie Guerrero, John Cena, & Rob Van Dam beat Kurt Angle, Carlito, Luther Reigns, & Mark Jindrak
12/12 Armageddon - Handicap Match: Big Show beat Kurt Angle, Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns

2005
1/30 Royal Rumble – JBL beat Kurt Angle & Big Show
2/20 No Way Out – lost to JBL in a barbed wire steel cage match
4/3 WrestleMania 21 – lost to Akebono in a sumo match
5/22 Judgment Day – lost to Carlito
9/18 Unforgiven – beat Snitsky
11/1 Taboo Tuesday – w/Kane beat Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch to win the World Tag Team Titles
11/27 Survivor Series - Team SD (Batista, Randy Orton, JBL, Rey Mysterio, & Lashley) beat Team RAW (Shawn Michaels, Kane, Big Show, Carlito, & Chris Masters)
12/18 Armageddon – w/Kane beat Batista & Rey Mysterio

2006
1/8 New Year’s Revolution – lost to Triple H
4/2 WrestleMania 22 – w/Kane beat Carlito & Chris Masters
4/3 RAW – w/Kane lost to the World Tag Team Titles to the Spirit Squad
4/30 Backlash – fought to a no contest with Kane
7/4 ECW on Sci Fi – beat Rob Van Dam to win the ECW Championship
7/23 Great American Bash – lost to the Undertaker in a Punjambi Prison Match
8/20 SummerSlam – beat Sabu
9/17 Unforgiven – Hell in a Cell: Shawn Michaels & Triple H beat Big Show, Vince McMahon, & Shane McMahon
11/5 Cyber Sunday - King Booker beat Big Show & John Cena
11/26 Survivor Series - John Cena, Lashley, Kane, Rob Van Dam, and Sabu beat Big Show, Finlay, Test, MVP, and Umaga
12/3 December to Dismember - Extreme Elimination Chamber: Lashley beat Big Show, Test, Hardcore Holly, Rob Van Dam, and CM Punk to win the title

2007
Big Show did not appear on PPV in 2007

2008
3/30 WrestleMania XXIV - lost to Floyd Mayweather
4/27 Backlash - beat The Great Khali
6/1 One Night Stand - Singapore Cane Match: The Big Show beat CM Punk, Tommy Dreamer, John Morrison, and Chavo Guerrero
6/29 Night of Champions - Mark Henry beat ECW Champion Kane & The Big Show to win the title
10/5 No Mercy - beat Undertaker
10/26 Cyber Sunday - lost to The Undertaker in a Last Man Standing Match
11/23 Survivor Series - lost to The Undertaker in a Casket Match

2009
2/15 No Way Out - Triple H beat WWE Champion Edge, Big Show, Undertaker, Jeff Hardy, & Vladimir Kozlov in an Elimination Chamber Match
4/5 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania - John Cena beat World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Big Show to win the title
5/17 Judgment Day - lost to John Cena
6/7 Extreme Rules - lost to John Cena in a Submission Match
7/26 Night of Champions - Unified Tag Team Champion Chris Jericho named Big Show as his new partner after Edge was injured
7/26 Night of Champions - w/Chris Jericho beat Ted DiBiase & Cody Rhodes
8/23 SummerSlam - w/Chris Jericho beat Cryme Tyme
9/13 Breaking Point - w/Chris Jericho beat MVP & Mark Henry
10/4 Hell in a Cell - w/Chris Jericho beat Batista & Rey Mysterio
10/25 Bragging Rights - Team SmackDown (Chris Jericho, Kane, Matt Hardy, Finlay, R-Truth, David Hart Smith, & Tyson Kidd) beat Team RAW (Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Big Show, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Jack Swagger, & Mark Henry)
11/22 Survivor Series - World Heavyweight Champion The Undertaker beat Big Show and Chris Jericho
12/13 TLC - w/Chris Jericho lost the tag team titles to D-Generation X in a TLC Match

2010
2/8 RAW - Big Show & Miz beat Champions DX and CM Punk & Luke Gallows in a Triple-Threat Elimination Match to win the Unified Tag Team Championship
3/28 WrestleMania XXVI - w/The Miz beat John Morrison & R-Truth
4/25 Extreme Rules - Gauntlet Match: Show-Miz beat John Morrison & R-Truth by DQ; Show-Miz beat MVP & Mark Henry; The Hart Dynasty beat Show-Miz
4/26 RAW - Big Show & The Miz lost the tag team titles to the Hart Dynasty
5/23 Over the Limit - beat World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger by DQ
6/20 Fatal 4 Way - Rey Mysterio beat World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger, Big Show, and CM Punk to win the title
7/18 Money in the Bank - Kane beat Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, Christian, Cody Rhodes, Matt Hardy, Drew McIntyre, and The Big Show in a Money in the Bank Match
8/15 SummerSlam - beat the Straight Edge Society (CM Punk/Luke Gallows/Joseph Mercury) in a 3-on-1 Handicap Match
9/19 Night of Champions - beat CM Punk
10/24 Bragging Rights - Elimination Match: Team SmackDown (Big Show, Edge, Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger, Kofi Kingston & Tyler Reks) beat Team RAW (The Miz, CM Punk, John Morrison, Sheamus, Santino Marella, R-Truth, & Ezekiel Jackson)
11/21 Survivor Series - Rey Mysterio, Big Show, MVP, Kofi Kingston, & Chris Masters beat Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger, Cody Rhodes, Drew McIntyre, & Tyler Reks

2011
2/20 Elimination Chamber - World Heavyweight Champion Edge beat Rey Mysterio, Kane, Big Show, Wade Barrett, & Drew McIntyre in an Elimination Chamber Match
4/3 WrestleMania XXVII - Big Show, Kane, Santino Marella, & Kofi Kingston beat Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel



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