Raw Superstar The Big Show was recently a guest on The Steve Austin Show, where he discussed his recovery after hip surgery and why Vince McMahon was upset with him at WrestleMania 21.

Show first explained how he is feeling, given that he has been out for a hip replacement:

“Right now, [my] quality of life is really good. There’s no stiffness. My range of motion is ridiculous. I’m not done in the ring yet. Hell, I’m 380 lbs. I feel now, especially in my hip, has more range of motion now, and I’m faster than I moved in 17 [or] 18 years. I wrestled with Fit Finlay a little bit at WrestleMania. Yeah, I got in there and rolled around the ring with Fit and the doctor. And Fit was laughing. He was like, ‘you’re fast again’, which made me feel good because my mobility is back and I had lost so much mobility before. Fit laughed at me and he goes, ‘yeah, you used to lean to the left and go that way or lean to the right and go that way’ because I couldn’t. I didn’t have the ability to plant my foot and turn because there was no joint space, so it [has] been rough, man.”

Show explained why McMahon was so upset with him at WrestleMania 21 when he faced Sumo Champion Akebono Taro:

“I think my heaviest I was 537 lbs. When I did that match with Akebono, I think Akebono, for a shoot, weighed 488 [lbs.] and I weighed 509 [lbs.] because I remember Vince being pissed at me because Akebono was supposed to weigh more than me. And [McMahon] looks at me and goes, ‘509 lbs.?’ He shook his head and walked off. I was like, ‘I’m a quarter-ton of fun! What do you want me to say?'”

Finally, Show commented on when he would like to return to WWE active competition:

“Hopefully soon. I know this month, I’ve got a lot of commitments as far as the Special Olympics. I’m getting ready for the USA Games on July 1st in Seattle [Washington]. I’m looking forward to that. Yeah, I’m visiting with a lot of athletes in different states now.”

Check out one of Show’s latest matches, as he faces Braun Strowman below:

Big Show vs. Braun Strowman - Steel Cage Match: Raw, Sept. 4, 2017

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