For over two months now, WWE shows have emanated from the Performance Center in Orlando with no fans in attendance. Without the audience, WWE has changed some typical production staples, including the hard cam showing the entrance instead of a side of the crowd.
Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Big Show believes that the empty arena shows will ultimately help the younger talent once the crowds return.
"The empty arena is going to make younger talent a lot better because your business is exposed when you don't have a crowd to hide your mistakes or boost along your story. You can't stomp your foot on the mat or clap your hands to get them going or any of these shortcuts. The only way you can steer your match now is to actually work in the ring. If you go back to the 60s, 70s, 80s, there weren't crowds then in the studio shows. You're not working for the people that are there. You're working for the millions of people watching at home. That's why all your matches face the hard camera because you're working for the crowd at home."
He continued, "The younger generation hasn't had a chance to focus on that. They take advantage and work towards the back of the ring or the side with the most people because that's the easiest way to do it. Now, you're going to see a lot of talent get comfortable, improve, and explode once we get back in front of a live audience. They'll appreciate it and work harder to give the live crowd a better ride."
Big Show was technically in the main event at WrestleMania 36, taking on the newly crowned WWE Champion Drew McIntyre in a match that ended up airing the following night on WWE Raw.
He has not been on WWE television since the loss to McIntyre.
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