Feb. 8th, 1972
Aiken, South Carolina, USA
Paul Wight's Main TV Roles
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Paul also played college basketball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993, and was a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Cougars basketball team. Paul is a member of the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He scored a total of thirty-nine points for the Cougars in limited action during the 1992-93 season.
- Played basketball for one season with Wichita State University.
- Like Andre the Giant, suffered from Acromegaly (Giantism) until he underwent an operation in the early 90s to remove the tumor that caused it. A side effect, though, was that his metabolism slowed down considerably causing him to gain a hundred pounds in a year.
- 1996 WCW World War 3 Winner.
- WCW promoted him as being the 'long lost son' of Andre the Giant.
- Won for the first time at Wrestlemania 22, along with Glen Jacobs (Kane)in a tag team match; he is now 1-5.
- Captured the WCW World Title in April of 1996. After losing it in August, became a member of the feared New World Order. Has since left that group.
- Former WWE Hardcore Champion.
- One of 9 wrestlers to ever win both the WWF/WWE and the WCW World Heavyweight Titles.
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