Jed Jacobsohn for Sports Illustrated

On Sunday night, Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns squared off in the main event at WrestleMania XXXI, but before they hit the ring they received well wishes from a company that previously employed them both, the Minnesota Vikings.

By Extra Mustard
March 30, 2015

On Sunday night, Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns squared off in the main event at WrestleMania XXXI, but before they hit the ring they received well wishes from a company that previously employed them both, the Minnesota Vikings.

WWE fan proposes to his girlfriend at WrestleMania 31

Reigns, who was born Leati Joseph Anoa'i, signed with the Vikings after going undrafted out of Georgia Tech in 2007, while Lesnar joined the squad after he had already achieved fame with the WWE.

While neither wrestler made it out of the pre-season with the team, Minnesota is still proud to have two former players succeeding in their new field.

Michael Jordan and Tom Brady play basketball in Bahamas

Unfortunately for the Vikings alumni, a classic WWE twist led to neither of the fighters leaving the WWE's biggest event with a victory, as Jon Stewart's nemesis Seth Rollins, crashed their match and walked away WWE champion.

Brendan Maloy

You May Like