WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and Mr Money In The Bank The Miz are set to take part in some unique challenges at The SHAQ Bowl – a monstrous event that sees Shaquille O’Neal take on ‘The Biggest Sunday In Sports’ with a live event in Tampa!
McIntyre and Miz will be on opposite teams as Mr Money In The Bank koins forces with Diplo, Ezekiel Elliott, Olivia Culpo, Quavo and Steve-O, while the WWE Champion tags with Anthony Anderson, Drew McIntyre, Nelly, Offset, Tim Tebow, and Winnie Harlow.
An official press release states:
An official press release states:
“The biggest Sunday in sports just got SHAQ sized – Shaquille O’Neal is set to bring his unrivaled game-day energy to millions of living rooms with the ultimate Big Game Sunday Kick-Off Show: Mercari Presents The SHAQ Bowl.Broadcasting live from Tampa, FL in a custom-built SHAQ Bowl stadium, the all-new event will feature professional athletes, celebrities, and A-list stars across two teams competing in fun, viral challenges to win the first-ever SHAQ Bowl Trophy.”
Shaquille O’Neal – who looks set to take on Cody Rhodes at AEW Revolution – commented:
“The Big Game looks pretty different than it has in years past. With no in-person events, I decided to team up with Mercari to create The SHAQ Bowl and connect fans across America on the biggest Sunday in sports. We’ve got celebrity fueled viral challenges, plus a superstar musical line-up for our Halftime Show. Be prepared for the most exciting and action-packed kickoff event ever!”
A full list of the unique challenges which will see Miz and Morrison, alongside their celebrity tag partners, is as follows:
- #PassTheBall Challenge Presented by Mercari – A sports obstacle course that will include football, basketball, golf, and more
- Celebrity Dodgeball – Prepare for the ultimate game of celebrity dodgeball
- Hot Wing Challenge Presented by Truff – Shaquille O’Neal will find out who can handle the heat in this hot wing battle featuring Truff hot sauce
- Tug-of-War Presented by JCPenney – The biggest battle of strength will be officiated by Shaquille O’Neal
- Dance Challenge Presented by Aéropostale – Shaquille O’Neal will serve as a judge when the teams bring their swagger to the dance floor
- Six-Pack Challenge Presented by Emsculpt Neo – Witness the celebrity teams as they duke it out in a sit-up challenge to determine which team has the most grit and which celebrity has the strongest core
- Sauce Showdown Presented by Skillshare – Bring “all the boys to the yard” with a game day skill test led by famed “Milkshake” R&B singer and chef Kelis
- Surf’s Up Challenge Presented by Nautica – An ocean-inspired challenge to test which team can last the longest on a mechanical surfboard
In addition to the celebrity challenges, Shaquille O’Neal will join in on the fun with one very special challenge:
- Shaquille O’Neal vs Bryson The #EpicStuffs Challenge Presented by Papa John’s – An epic race between SHAQ and Bryson Tiller in Papa John’s Epic Stuffed Chair, the ultimate sports-watching seat to enjoy the new Epic Stuffed Crust Pizza.
Terrell Owens & Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson host , while Migos and DJ Diesel are confirmed for the halftime entertainment with another major guest teased.
The SHAQ Bowl will air live from Tampa on Sunday, February 7th from a brand-new, custom built studio. The live, three-hour special begins at 3:00 PM ET and is available for free on Facebook (@SHAQ) and via SHAQBowl.com. Additionally, it will be simulcasted by LiveXLive across 20+ other platforms including: LiveXLive, YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, Twitter and more.