This past Sunday at the Night of Champions pay-per-view, Chris Jericho revealed the guy to replace Edge as the other half of the Unified Tag Team Championship would be the largest athlete in the World Wrestling Entertainment, the Big Show. For me at least, I was surprised to find out that it’s the Big Show to be Jericho’s tag partner.
Why the Big Show? I would turn around and ask another question. Why not the Big Show? He’s stands seven feet tall. He’s pushing five hundred pounds. He has the Knock-Out Punch, the Camel Clutch (not CamelClutchBlog.com, darn), the Choke Slam. He’s the only man to hold the World Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Championship, the Extreme Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Championship, and the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship. He held the Tag titles before with Kane and the Undertaker. Also a former Hardcore Champion (as is Chris Jericho).
But I did think about the initial question: Why the Big Show? He’s no Edge, which are a positive and a negative in the both sense of the word. But then I thought more, if done right, this could be a great addition for Jericho on holding the titles. Big Show has the power and the strength, Jericho has the speed, technical skill, together, with their in-ring experience, who could stop these men? I don’t think anyone could, to be honest.
WWE should try to build new tag teams when they have two of the most experienced wrestlers holding their tag team titles. Big Show and Chris Jericho could help the younger talent with being tag champs by help them build matches that get people excited and help them with their in-experience that doesn’t add up to those two men.
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