WWE legend ‘Big Show’ Paul Wight reveals incredible weight loss secret

The large left to go All Elite earlier this yr (Picture: WWE)

WWE legend ‘The Big Show’ Paul Wight has revealed the key to his superb weight reduction after he dropped 130lbs to get into the form of his life.

The large wrestler, who now works for AEW and is about to make his in-ring debut towards QT Marshall at All Out on September 5, weighed 500lbs at his heaviest however he labored exhausting to get himself into unbelievable form.

Speaking on the Insight with Chris Van Vliet podcast, he mentioned: ‘I obtained as little as 370 lbs. Right now, I’m at about 408 or 410. I’m nonetheless protecting it low. Covid and the pandemic put an enormous hit within the coaching and stuff like that.

‘Now that issues are beginning to work I get issues again collectively. It’s enjoyable, you understand how to get there, so it’s about gearing up and getting there once more.’

The 49-year-old star even gave a tease of his health regime, which he admitted begins with weight-reduction plan however goes past merely consuming the fitting issues.

‘Get your weight-reduction plan so as, then make the dedication to get your cardio in and all that stuff,’ he added.

‘When I used to be at 500lbs, I used to be 1 / 4 ton of enjoyable for 15 years. When I say 400, I nonetheless really feel a little bit mild within the pants. But to remain round 375 can be good.’

Wight additionally mentioned a doable dream match with Shaquille O’Neal, which has been rumoured for years however didn’t materialise in WWE because of ‘purple tape’ getting in the way in which.

‘I believe that may occur now as a result of there may be not as a lot purple tape,’ the previous world champion mentioned, pointing to Shaq’s highly praised AEW Dynamite debut earlier this year.

‘That was an unbelievable exhibiting for Shaq, so hopefully we’ll be capable to reduce some extra purple tape and make it occur. He’s been hitting the gymnasium recently, Shaq is fairly massive proper now.

Shaq and Big Show remains to be a dream match (Picture: WWE)

‘He’s “Huge Shaq”, that’s the easiest way of taking a look at it. I believe he’s nervous about me so he’s placing on a little bit of measurement. Whereas I’m “Tall Paul” the automobile salesman [laughs].’

Over the summer season, Wight shared a selfie from the gym, pulling his T-shirt up with a smirk on his face as he flashed his abs for the digicam.

Posting the snap on Instagram, he wrote: ‘I believe I can see em?? Back on monitor now the enjoyable begins! #feelinggreat #giantabs (sic)’

His former Big Show Show co-star Allison Munn shared some handclapping emoji, with loads of his followers and fellow performers additionally reaching out.

Dolph Ziggler publish some hearth emoji, including: ‘Woooo’

And Charlotte Flair merely commented: ‘Ok massive present!! (sic)’

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