Bad Bunny made a splash in the wrestling world in January by jumping off the top rope onto a pair of dazed WWE Superstars outside of the ring at the 2021 Royal Rumble. It was the kind of viral moment that WWE felt needed to be commemorated on not one, but two T-shirts. What some may not have noticed is that Bunny’s left foot slipped on the top rope upon takeoff -- which could have been disastrous, and made the moment viral for a different reason.
Those are the risks an entertainer takes when they step inside the squared circle and play pro wrestler. There is also the possibility they’ll be mocked by the masses, and rejected by a fickle fanbase that doesn’t take kindly to outsiders. But the eccentric star artist never been afraid of taking risks. And he’s certainly no wrestling novice -- in fact, as of February 15, he’s the WWE’s current 24/7 champion.
Of course, anyone who has followed Bad Bunny’s career knows this run with WWE has been years in the making. Here’s a look at 10 times that Bunny paid tribute to wrestling in his career.