Why is Bad Bunny in WWE?

Last Modified Apr 29, 2023 08:14 GMT
Why is Bad Bunny in WWE?
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Although he has no official contract with WWE, Bad Bunny appears in WWE as he has always been a fan of wrestling since his childhood.


Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican rapper, singer, and songwriter who gained international recognition for his remarkable blend of Latin trap, reggaeton, and hip-hop music. He was born Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio on March 10, 1994, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bad Bunny first gained fame through SoundCloud, where he uploaded his music and quickly garnered a large following. In 2017, he gained wider recognition with the release of his hit single "Soy Peor," which went viral and became a commercial success.


Since then, Bad Bunny has become one of the biggest stars in Latin music, collaborating with a wide range of artists, including J Balvin, Cardi B, Drake, and Dua Lipa. He has released various successful albums, including "X 100pre," "YHLQMDLG," and "El Último Tour Del Mundo," which debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart in 2020. In addition to his music career, Bad Bunny has also become popular for his fashion sense and his outspoken social activism. He has used his platform to speak out about issues such as police brutality, inequality, and the treatment of the LGBTQ+ community.


Bad Bunny’s WWE career


Bad Bunny’s WWE career
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Bad Bunny started his career in WWE by appearing in Royal Rumble 2021 and singing the song Booker T and later started appearing in the show’s weekly installment Monday Night Raw. He allied with fellow Puerto Rican wrestler Damian Priest and helped him win the WWE 24/7 championship from Akira Tozawa. Later Bad Bunny relinquished his title for the Stone Cold Steve Austin Memorabilia. He had his in-ring debut when he joined Damian Priest in a Tag Team match against The Miz and John Morrison.


In the Royal Rumble 2022, Bad Bunny returned and eliminated Dolph Ziggler and Sheamus. He lasted until the final five when he was eliminated by the Royal Rumble winner Brock Lesnar. He joined the Spanish Commentary Team to commentate during the match between Rey Mysterio and his son Dominik Mysterio. He intervened in the match when Dominik was going to beat his father Rey with a chain on night one of Wrestlemania 39. Two nights later, while he was attending Raw as a fan, he was attacked and choke slammed by his former partner Damian Priest.


Who is Damian Priest?


Damian Priest
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Damian Priest is a professional wrestler from the United States who is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand. He was born on December 3, 1982, in New York City and began his career in the wrestling industry in 2004. Before joining WWE, Priest wrestled under various ring names, such as Punishment Martinez and Damien Martinez, and competed in several independent promotions, such as Ring of Honor, where he won the ROH World Television Championship.


Priest signed with WWE in 2018 and made his debut on NXT. His unique look and hard-hitting style quickly gained a following and won the NXT North American Championship in 2020. He later made his debut on the WWE main roster in January 2021 and quickly made an impact by winning the WWE United States Championship in his first match on Raw. Damian Priest is known for his high-flying maneuvers, striking ability, and signature move, the Reckoning, a spinning heel kick. He has also been praised for his charisma and ability to connect with the audience.

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