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The Giant, Paul Wight
September 5, 1997
by RichInKC

Before he became the Big Show, Paul Wight was the Giant in WCW. Page and Paul became friends and often traveled together. Paul Wight joins us in the Diamond Mine.


RichInKC: One of the most significant events in your career was your decision to leave the nWo what brought you to that decision?

Giant: I think one of the main things was frustration. I wanted to be part of something because for much of my life I had been an outcast. Once I was in the nWo, I realized I was nothing but an errand boy and an enforcer for the nWoand that is not what I am about.

RichInKC: What do you mean when you say you were an outcast?

Giant: I have always been so much bigger than anyone else a freak my whole life. I was 6 foot 9 in the 8th grade. When you are 6 foot 9at 14 years old, have chest hair and shave, you are a freak. The stigmatism that I grew up with as a kid has carried over into my adult life, and probably made me a little more aggressive than I should be in some areas.

RichInKC: Lets switch gear a little bit, what are your plans in the future in wrestling, notice I didn't limit that to WCW

Giant: For me right now, my plans are to re-group and get re-organized in my mind. To try to separate myself from tag situations and re-condition myself to pursue the World Title.