Former WWE Writer Thought The Big Show Killed A Young Wrestler On WWE Raw

Anyone watching professional wrestling for the first time will wonder how individuals take smashes, drops, and punches. In fact, when Freddie Prinzr Jr. joined WWE as a writer, he saw The Big Show smash a local through a table. He thought the former WWE Superstar killed someone.

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During his session with Paul Wight (Big Show) on Wrestling with Freddie, the former WWE writer detailed the experience of watching Wight smash a local through a table.

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 29: (L-R) Wrestler Hulk Hogan, writer Trevon Free and wrestler Paul “Big Show” Wright II arrive at the premiere of HBO’s “Andre The Giant” at the Cinerama Dome on March 29, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

“I remember saying on the microphone, oh, shit. And it looked like he was dead. I was new to the business. Ok, so I was like, I was like, ‘Oh my God’ and in my head I’m like, he said, he was going to protect this man and the man is, he’s dead. They drag the guy backstage”

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“I get up wWhen he comes back, I run to him. I was like, ‘Oh, my God, man. Are you OK? Are you fine?’ And he’s like, ‘Yeah, I’m fine. I’m fine, man. I was like what? No, you are good. And he’s like, Yeah, good. And I turn around, and Vince is laughing at me, isn’t he? Like, I’m just a complete rookie, moron. H/t Fight with Freddie

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This happened a month after Freddie started with the company. He wasn’t quite aware of how Superstars worked and the technical details of the ring!

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Freddie Prinze Jr. frustrated The Big Show with his WWE writing

When Prinze Jr. joined the company, he didn’t know which Superstar was most comfortable with what. Consequently, he ended up writing a four-page segment for The Big Show. This was during a time when Big Show hadn’t spoken much on Raw in months.

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When the former superstar realized he had to remember a lot, he burst into the writers room and demanded to know who wrote the segment. Upon learning that it was a newcomer, he calmed down.

During the session, Paul Wight revealed that he thought it was one of the other writers trying to chop his head off. Therefore, when he realized that Freddie Prinze Jr. wouldn’t do that by just joining the company.

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The duo worked together to shorten the segment and make it cleaner and easier to remember for Big Show!

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