FULL NAME   Paul Donald Wight II
BORN   February 8, 1972
HEIGHT   7 ft 0 in

During his time with the WCW, he held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice and got his hands on the WCW World Tag Team Championship three times with three different partners.

In 1999, WWE and Wight were again in talks and Vince McMahon wanted to make no mistakes. Hence, he signed a ten-year contract and thus began the era of the Big Show.

His first title contention in the WWE was for WWF Championship against the Undertaker. Show and Undertaker wrestled in a brilliant match which was stopped by the referees after the two had brutally attacked each other. As a result, The Deadman got to keep his title. Not long after that, Both Big Show and the Undertaker teamed up to take on X-Pac and Kane. Interestingly, Big Show won the WWF Tag Team Title twice with the Undertaker as his partner.


  • 2001 Final Cut (Spinning headlock elbow drop), Hog Log/Showstopper (Inverted leg drop bulldog)
  • 2002 Final Cut (Spinning headlock elbow drop), Hog Log/Showstopper (Inverted leg drop bulldog)
  • 2006 Chokeslam; Cobra clutch backbreaker followed by a spin-out cobra clutch slam
  • 2008 Chokeslam; Cobra clutch backbreaker followed by a spin-out cobra clutch slam / K.O Punch/WMD – Weapon of Mass Destruction (Right-handed knockout hook)
  • 2009 Colossal Clutch (Camel clutch)
  • 2012 Colossal Clutch (Camel clutch), Final Cut (Spinning headlock elbow drop)
  • 2013 Final Cut (Spinning headlock elbow drop)


  • Abdominal stretch
  • Back kick, as a counter to an oncoming opponent
  • Bear-hug
  • Big boot
  • Corner slingshot splash
  • Elbow drop, sometimes from the second rope
  • Fallaway powerbomb
  • Headbutt
  • Military press slam
  • Open-handed chop to a cornered opponent's chest, with theatrics
  • Running or standing hip attack to the chest or stomach of a cornered opponent
  • Sidewalk slam
  • Spear
  • Vertical suplex


  • 1995 - 1999 "Chokeslam" by Unknown / "Dungeon of Doom" by Jimmy Hart & Howard Helm / "Rockhouse" by Frank Shelley / "Slammer" / "No Chance in Hell" by Jim Johnston / "The Unholy Alliance" by Jim Johnston
  • 2000 - 2004 "Real American" by Rick Derringer / "Big (Remix)" by Mack 10, K Mac and Boo Kapone featuring MC Eiht
  • 2005 - 2009 "Big" by Jim Johnston / "Crank It Up" by Brand New Sin
  • 2010- 2014 "Crank the Walls Down" by Maylene and the Sons of Disaste / "I Came to Crank It Up" by Downstait and Brand New Sin
  • 2015-2017 "Crank It Up" by Brand New Sin


  • Big Banter
  • Big Nasty Bastard
  • The Extreme Giant
  • The Greatest Giant of All Time
  • The Showster
  • The World's Largest Athlete

Who is Big Show's daughter?

  • Cierra Wight

Is the big show still wrestling?

On 27th November 2018 in Smackdown live Big Show and The Bar's alliance ended after a confrontation backstage. Since then he has not appeared due to him suffering a hamstring injury.

Is Big Show married?

Wight married his first wife, Melissa Ann Piavis, on February 14, 1997. They separated in 2000. Together, they have a daughter. On February 11, 2002, he married his second wife, Bess Katramados. Together they have two children.

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