WWE is the epitome of sports and entertainment and there’s no arguing that. The sports and entertainment juggernaut has been at the top of the wrestling world ever since defeating WCW in the Monday Night Wars in the late nineties. Being the flagbearer of the proverbial sports and entertainment, WWE has had multiple crossovers with the world of glitz and glamour. While superstars such as The Rock and John Cena successfully ventured into Hollywood, social media sensations such as Logan Paul found a firm footing in the WWE.
Shaquille O’ Neal is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Shaq dominated the court during an illustrious career that saw him win countless championships and set new records. Shaq also appeared in WWE during and after his NBA career.
The NBA great also partook in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 32. Shaq shocked fans and wrestlers alike when he made his entrance to the ring. The former basketball star also teased a future match with The Big Show but the match never took place inside a WWE ring.
Lawrence Taylor is widely regarded as the greatest defensive player of all time. He played college football at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is also widely regarded as one of the greatest college football players ever.
Lawrence Taylor also proved his mettle in wrestling when he squared off against Bam Bam Bigelow in the main event of WrestleMania 11. Taylor surprised fans and wrestlers alike with his solid performance and set the bar for celebrity wrestling at Mania.
Johnny Knoxville is known for his death-defying stunts. Knoxville plays himself in Jackass. The reality stunt series aired on MTV from 2000 to 2002. Knoxville has also appeared for WWE on numerous occasions, with the latest being at WrestleMania 38.
Knoxville squared off against Sami Zayn in a match at WrestleMania 38 Night 2. The 15-minute match turned out to be better than expected for many as well. Johnny Knoxville also defeated Sami Zayn by bringing the entire Jackass crew to the ring.
Bad Bunny partnered up with Damian Priest and duked it out against The Miz & John Morrison in a tag team match on Night One of WrestleMania 37 last year. Bad Bunny’s performance was better than anyone expected as well.
Bad Bunny got a ton of props for his work, and he also truly appreciated the pro wrestling world after properly training for the event. Bad Bunny also said that pro wrestling is ‘100% real’ and this garnered a lot of positive reception from fans and Superstars alike.
Logan Paul is no stranger to the WWE. The Maverick appeared on WWE’s weekly television as a celebrity. Paul also surprised fans with his spending performance at WrestleMania 38. Paul teamed up with The Miz against The Mysterios.
The YouTuber-turned-boxer signed a full-time contract with WWE earlier this year. Paul trained hard for his match against The Miz at SummerSlam, and received props from the likes of former rival turned friend KSI and WWE head booker Triple H.