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The Big Show Paul Wight Signs With All Elite Wrestling

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It has been confirmed by All Elite Wrestling that the Big Show…yes, that Big Show, has signed with the company. The brand recently confirmed that the now former WWE Superstar will be joining the roster.

Here’s the full press release from AEW:

‘It’s been amazing to watch what AEW has built in just a couple of years,’ said Paul Wight. ‘AEW Dark is an incredible platform to hone the skills of up-and-coming wrestlers, but I also love that established AEW talent can build out their personalities and showcase themselves in new ways on Dark. It’s no exaggeration when they say that AEW is boundless.’

Paul Wight Is All Elite

‘Paul Wight is one of the most recognizable and impressive professional athletes in the world,’ said Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW. ‘He wanted to come to AEW because he believes that we’re the best promotion in wrestling, and we believe that he has a lot to offer us, both in the ring as a wrestler, and also outside the ring as a commentator, host and ambassador for AEW.’

‘Paul is one of the most experienced stars in all of wrestling, and he’s eager to work with our diverse roster,’ added Khan. “He can benefit and guide our young talent with his mentorship, and his expert commentary on AEW Dark: Elevation will educate and entertain our fans, and also educate the younger wrestlers on the roster. Furthermore, Paul enters AEW as a licensed
wrestler, and he’s very much looking forward to studying our talent firsthand from the commentary desk in preparation for his return to the ring!’

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