Rob Gronkowski wasn’t scheduled to fight at WrestleMania 36. But he came out a champion Sunday night.

The former New England Patriots’ tight end won the WWE’s 24/7 Championship by pinning Mojo Rawley. That title comes with a unique set of rules. If anyone pins the 24/7 champion in the presence of a referee, they can assume the title. Kyle Busch and Boston Celtic big man Enes Kanter have briefly held the distinction before.

While most of the world is working from home, Gronkowski won a title in the same weeks as being revealed as The White Tiger on The Masked Singer and playing in a celebrity beer pong event.

With no fans in attendance to avoid spreading coronavirus, Gronkowski, who was hosting the pay-per-view event, leaped onto a pile of brawling wrestlers. In the ensuing chaos, Gronk wearing an aqua and black suit, jumped on Rawley and delivered the pin.


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