He can run from the Pac Man but he can’t hide from the Big Show. The WWE is bringing back a former WrestleMania headliner to run WWE RAW for one night. Boxing superstar, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in charge next Monday and will be the second professional athlete to play WWE Guest Host.
Floyd Mayweather last appeared for the WWE at WrestleMania 24. Mayweather defeated the Big Show in a pro wrestling match. Mayweather was paid $20 million for the match. For WWE stock holder’s sakes, let’s hope they are getting him at a two for one bargain.
Unlike Shaq, Floyd is now a pro wrestling veteran. Mayweather’s run against the Big Show two years ago was mixed. Mayweather was booked as a babyface, but wound up playing a total heel by WrestleMania 24. Mayweather came off as a cocky outside who thought he was better than the WWE. Wrestling fans picked up on it and it presented an odd dynamic on television of a heel that was booked as a sympathetic figure.
Scooby Doo himself Freddie Prinze Jr. (what is it with all of these juniors?) will be in charge of WWE RAW tonight. The actor was on the WWE writing team up until a few months ago. It is a bit ironic that his first on-air appearance comes after he stops working for the WWE. The writers will be kicking themselves if he is a hit and they could have had him out there full time just a few months back.
I will also predict that Manny will break Money’s face if he ever decides to go back to his day job.
Money Mayweather breaking Big Show’s nose
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