Brock Lesnar won the 2022 Men’s Royal Rumble Match, which involved a lack of surprise entrants. But one of the major pops during the Royal Rumble was received by the fan-beloved celebrity, Bad Bunny. Many fans had expected Bunny to make a return sometime in the future, thanks to his love for the sport and the enthusiasm surrounding it. There have also been rumors about the Puerto Rican rapper’s return to the ring lately.
WWE had themselves tweeted a photo of The Undertaker and Bad Bunny backstage before the event, adding to the speculation.
— WWE (@WWE) January 29, 2022
Bad Bunny Enters the Men’s Royal Rumble
What to Know Regarding the Event
Entering the Royal Rumble as the number 27 entrant, Bad Bunny took to the top turnbuckle and hit a crossbody at Sheamus. He blocked a Stunner from Kevin Owens, before taking him down with a headscissors. Riddle walked up to him with an intention of teaming up, but Bunny hyped the crowd by kicking him and hitting him with the Bunny Destroyer. He was fired up, but his momentum was stalled by a furious Sheamus.
The latter decked and tossed him, but Bunny hung on. He ducked a brogue kick from Sheamus, resulting in his (Sheamus’) elimination. Dolph Ziggler targeted him next, and Rey Mysterio came to the Bunny’s rescue. The two executed an assisted 619 in order to eliminate Ziggler. Bunny and Rey shook hands, but the former tossed him over the top rope, before meeting a Stunner from Owens. Bunny was finally eliminated by Brock Lesnar after he was caught up in a big F5 from the eventual winner.
Bad Bunny was welcomed into the WWE Universe with open arms as he displayed great love and respect for the business. Now, Bad Bunny is making his return.
Following the WWE Royal Rumble in 2021, Bunny had begun a program that resulted in him and the current WWE United States Champion Damian Priest defeating John Morrison and The Miz at WrestleMania 37. Bunny had also become a 1x WWE 24/7 Champion in February, capturing the title from R-Truth, but then relinquishing it back to him later on.
— WWE (@WWE) January 30, 2022
It can’t be confirmed whether Bad Bunny will be at WrestleMania 38 this year, but anything is possible. He’s currently scheduled for a three-night tour-wrapping concert in Miami on April 1, April 2, and April 3, which is WrestleMania Weekend.
There are chances that this is just a one-off appearance as the rapper is scheduled to begin his 35-stop arena tour on February 9 in Denver. The tour sold out quickly last April, due to a push from his WWE run. It also broke Ticketmaster’s record for most tickets sold on its first day of sales and crashed their system. WWE recently promoted the tour on Monday Night Raw. Due to the quick sellout of the tour beginning in February, Bunny just announced a 29-stop stadium tour that will begin on August 5 in Orlando, and wrap in December with stops in Latin America.
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