Cult UK Footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa To Make Wrestling Debut 

Adebayo Akinfenwa to Make Wrestling Debut

Cult UK footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa will make his professional wrestling debut on PROGRESS Wrestling’s Wrestling Witch Face – Trick or Treat? show. “The Beast” Akinfenwa will accompany Anthony Ogogo to the ring for his grudge match against Malik on Sunday, October 23.  Akinfenwa has long been tipped for a move to professional wrestling. He declared himself for the 2020 WWE draft. This got the attention of Drew McIntyre. Here are some of the craziest facts about “Beast Mode” Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Akinfenwa to Make Wrestling Debut

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Akinfenwa is Stronger Than Brock Lesner and Braun Strowman

Something that helped solidify Akinfenwa as a cult hero was when he was rated as the strongest player in the video game FIFA 21. Akinfenwa was rated a staggering 97 for strength. Braun Strowman has the highest strength rating of 95 on WWE 2K 22. Pathetic. And one would think Brock Lesner was big tough and strong. Think again. “The Beast Incarnate” has a measly 90 for strength. 

Strong, sure. But not “Beast Mode” 97 strong. 

He Trained Sheamus 

What? Sounds crazy, I know, but Akinfenwa did hit the gym with Sheamus. Akinfenwa helped get the Celtic Warrior in fighting shape when he was in the United Kingdom in September. Sheamus was gearing up for his WWE Intercontinental Championship match against Gunther at Clash at the Castle


He’s a Legend Despite Never Making it to Premier League

Akinfenwa first turned heads because of his massive 17-stone frame, making him a lot bigger than your typical footballer. “Beast Mode” used his power to get the better of defenders and net 213 goals in his 742 games. He spent a large portion of his career at Wycombe Wanderers and never made it to the top division in English football The Premier League. 

He Ate His Own Twin

Akinfenwa responded to football pundit Ian Holloway’s claim that he ate his twin by actually eating his twin. Honestly, just watch the video below. Bizarre. Funny. Creative.

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