That time Shaq crashed WrestleMania 32

By Jeff Case

Shaquille O’Neal has many accomplishments in his basketball-playing career (NBA champion, NBA Finals MVP, NBA MVP), he is an outspoken NBA analyst with Turner Sports and is never afraid to try his hand at many different off-the-court ventures.

We’re not sure what to categorize what Shaq did last night other than to say it’s Shaq being Shaq, perhaps. During last night’s WrestleMania 32 at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, more than 100,000 fans were treated to a special sight during the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. That’s when O’Neal was a surprise entrant to the field.

According to WWE.com:

Looking fit in Tapout gear, the 15-time NBA All-Star rumbled with gigantic WWE Superstars like “The World’s Largest Athlete” Big Show and the demonic seven-footer Kane — and even eliminated Damien Sandow — before getting dumped by a slew of competitors.

And here’s some video of the event

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It was a pretty busy night for Shaq, as he not only took part in a big event, but also met Brock Lesnar backstage before things got rolling …

 

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