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Top WWE Star Taking Time Off Before WrestleMania 34, Former WWF Champion Says “Never Say Never” To An Indy Run

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• Former WWF Champion Says “Never Say Never” To An Indy Run

During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, former WWF Champion The Big Show talked about possibly working as a commentator in WWE, if he could have a run on the indy scene & more.

Below are the highlights:

On if he could work as a commentator in WWE:

“That’s definitely a possibility. That’s something I’ve discussed quite heavily with Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and JBL. I need to sit down with Vince and Hunter to see what’s next for the Big Show. Vince is all about giving opportunity, and Hunter is, too.

Doing color commentary to help get the talent over is not something I’m opposed to doing. I could speak from my experience, but my number one goal would be to highlight why you should pay attention to what you are seeing in the ring.”

On if he would have a run on the indy scene:

“That’s never crossed my mind, and it’s something I’ve never been asked. But let’s be clear–I don’t have the talent that Cody Rhodes has. I think Cody is one of the most underrated and underused talents that we ever let go. I was a huge fan of Cody, his ideas, and what he could have brought to the table, and I’m so happy that his success outside of WWE has been so good.

Sometimes in this business, you have to go away to come back. You have to find out who you are. For me, at this stage in the game, I’m enjoying helping the next generation. I did everything I could to pass the torch to Braun. I had a hip resurfaced a couple months ago, so Vince and Hunter want me to finish on my main goal, which is getting healthy. Then we’ll discuss my future.

There are a lot of projects I want to do with producing and acting outside of wrestling. As far as an indie run, I don’t know, but you never say never.”

• Nia Jax To Team Up With Braun Strowman In Mixed Match Challenge (Video)

Raw Superstar Nia Jax noted on Twitter that she’s going to team up with “The Monster Among Men” Braun Strowman in the Mixed Match Challenge. Below is the video:

• Top WWE Star Taking Time Off Before WrestleMania 34

According to PWInsider, 13 time WWE World Heavyweight Champion “The Viper” Randy Orton will be taking time off before WrestleMania 34. He isn’t expected to work any show in February & March.

He is scheduled for the Royal Rumble 2018 PPV and will most likely work WrestleMania 34 as well.

        
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