This previous weekend, WWE held its annual WrestleMania extravaganza over two nights at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. They had been nice exhibits, though they’ve already been overshadowed this morning’s news that Ari Emmanuel’s Endeavor Group, the UFC’s guardian firm, is in superior talks to purchase WWE and merge WWE and UFC right into a single firm. Snoop Dogg, a man who has already appeared on loads of wrestling exhibits and who’s within the celeb wing of the WWE Corridor of Fame, was a giant a part of the proceedings. In what was possible an advert libel, Snoop even received an impromptu match towards a former WWE World Champion.
For each nights of WrestleMania, Snoop Dogg served as co-host of the occasion with Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, who was a former actual world Forged member who has been part of WWE since 2004 and headlined WrestleMania in 2001 towards John Cena. Today, The Miz is generally the comedy dangerous man, and he is usually used to make celebrities look good. For instance, two years in the past, Dangerous Bunny and wrestler Damian Priest teamed as much as defeat The Miz and John Morrison in an incredibly spectacular tag-team match. Dangerous Bunny was additionally part of this previous weekend’s WrestleMania. She prevented Dominik Mysterio from betraying Priest’s villainous Judgment Day faction so as to assist him defeat his father Rey. Snoop Dogg escorted Ray to the ring via an entrance that paid tribute to Ray’s late pal Eddie Guerrero.
Each nights featured comedy the place Snoop Dogg pressured The Miz into impromptu matches towards the returning stars. On the primary night time, Miz misplaced to former NFL punter and occasional wrestling commentator Pat McAfee. Final night time, The Miz was scheduled to wrestle towards the returning son of Vince McMahon, Shane. However Shane McMahon apparently suffered a sudden and critical leg harm within the opening minutes of their match.
In what appeared like an improvised second, Snoop Dogg acted to proceed the present whereas Shane was being helped out of the stadium. Snoop punches Miz within the face a number of instances, hits a model of the Individuals’s Elbow, and pins him. It’s important to give Snoop credit score for having the presence of thoughts to save lots of a phase that went straight to hell.
This was not Snoop’s professional wrestling debut. In 2021, Snoop teamed up with Cody Rhodes – who headlined final night time’s WrestleMania towards Roman Reigns – and hit a top-rope splash on Serpentico at a pandemic-era AEW present.