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The first match announced for WrestleMania 33 didn’t involve titles or long-running feuds. The first match announced for this year’s big WWE event was The Big Show vs. Shaquille O’Neal in a battle of giants. However, after Big Show mentioned last week that O’Neal wasn’t taking things seriously, Shaq mentioned on his podcast that the WrestleMania match was not likely to happen.

According to Big Show, who has gotten in the best shape of his career, he was working hard while Shaquille O’Neal was seeming to play around. Wrestling Rumors reported that Big Show said if Shaq wasn’t serious, to not even bother showing up at WrestleMania.

“I mean, here’s the thing. We shot this off at the ESPY Awards, Shaq said he’s in, I thought this would be a good match for fans to see two giants go at it. And I see Shaq riding around, singing karaoke and stopping in at Krispy Kreme. I’m like, ‘Hey! If you’re not gonna take it serious, find something else to do!’ I’ve given 22 years of my blood, sweat and tears to this business and I’m doing this favor to Shaq.”

Big Show also said in the interview that this might be the very last WrestleMania appearance of his WWE career. Big Show enjoyed his biggest WrestleMania match against Floyd Mayweather and this could rival that – if Shaquille O’Neal takes it seriously.

According to O’Neal, there are other things at work when it comes to pushing this match out of WrestleMania and they stem from the WWE and not from him.

“It’s not my fault, that’s all you need to know. It ain’t my fault… Oh, it ain’t my fault. It don’t matter what they say. It has nothing to do with the Diesel and his management. That’s what I got to say, but, it’s not totally off yet but it’s not looking good.”