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WWE Says Shaquille O’Neal Won’t Wrestle at WrestleMania 28

– WWE’s website posted a headline last night that says, “Shaq will not compete at WrestleMania.” The article is accompanied by a photo of Shaquille O’Neal and Big Show going at it in the ring back in 2009.

Shaq did an interview with last week where he said he would be in attendance for WrestleMania 28 in Miami. Shaq did not say he would compete. WWE mentioned Shaq’s interview but got the facts wrong. Shaq never said he would be competing. WWE wrote the following:

“Despite Shaquille O’Neal’s claim that he will compete at WrestleMania XXVIII in Miami, WWE officials have informed that the 15-time NBA All-Star is not scheduled to appear on the card.”

  • Jefferson D’Arcy


    Good, that’s because nobody wanted them to. Spare us the agony. It’s clearly going to be Show vs. Rhodes for the IC title. That’s GOOD because the IC title will finally be defended at WrestleMania for once, but BAD because considering the storyline with Rhodes exploiting all of Show’s major ‘Mania losses, that means Show will most likely win the IC title. And I like Rhodes as IC champ. Show doesn’t need that.

  • venom

    I think it will be Big Show vs Mark Henry. They never finished their feud.

  • LSC

    Vince got pissed that Shaq spoilt the match

  • Straight-edge

    wwe superstars go out there all year round. for a spot on wwe card for wrestlemania. but the try to make a joke out of what is suppose to be the biggest event of the year. i’m glad shaq isn’t wrestling maybe he has respect for the business and knows it would be a joke. unlike the people in charge at wwe. Give the spot to someone who deserves it. i mean the miz isn’t on the card yet he earn my respect and i’m just a fan. how come people in charge of wwe don’t have respect for him? this is why i’m a tna fan.

  • Jimbo

    Big Show better not hurt Rhodes.

  • well can you say big show vs cody rhodes ic title match

  • Jake

    More backstage politics of “anonymous” wrestlers not wanting to be shown up strikes again.LMAO

  • Albert

    Thank God!!! hope he doesn’t get in that ring, wouldnt mind a segment backstage where he gets a WMD from Big Show lol