Shaq blames WWE for botched WrestleMania match with Big Show

first_imgBalanced Hawks hold off Wizards, tie series 2-all On Monday (Tuesday in Manila) the retired basketball legend finally aired his side and pointed fingers at the World Wresting Entertainment (WWE).“They (WWE) kept playing,” O’Neal said during  “The Big Podcast with Shaq,” as relayed by TMZ Sports.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“First, they said it was me and Big Show. Then, they said it was going to be three-on-three. Then, they canceled it, so when they canceled it, I made other arrangements,” he added.Shaq, who serves as a full-time host on Turner Sports’ “NBA on TNT,” added that the promotion tried to salvage the match at the last minute, saying “They messed it up.” Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar Shaquille O’Neal (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)WrestleMania 33 was truly quite a spectacle for fans all over the world, but if one match would have materialized, the show would have been literally bigger.A match between 7-foot behemoths the Big Show and NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal was supposed to go down in the event, but was somehow scratched for unspecified reasons.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos LATEST STORIES Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Prior to the botched match, The Big Show uploaded several photos on social media documenting his preparations against Shaq.Hey @Shaq…glad your training!!Because so am I! #GiantAbs #WrestleMania— Big Show (@WWETheBigShow) January 15, 2017The gentle giant still competed at WrestleMania 33 on April 2, albeit in a much less noteworthy match in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. He ended up losing to Mojo Rawley.  Khristian Ibarrola /raADVERTISEMENT Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead RELATED STORY:Undertaker era comes to a close at WrestleMania 33Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte View commentslast_img

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