The WWE 2K22 roster is set to get a big boost from the upcoming Clowning Around Pack DLC bundle.
WWE 2K22’s DLC bundles feature a mix of past and present wrestlers, as well as a mix of up-and-comers and living legends. The Clowning Around Pack has another mix of throwbacks and modern names, and multiple relevant main roster names to its credit.
This is the penultimate confirmed WWE 2K22 DLC release, so it’s worth taking a closer look at the Clowning Around Pack and what’s included. Here’s who will be joining the roster in this latest DLC and why they are being added to WWE 2K22 in the first place.
After the lighter offering of the Stand Back Pack, fans can look forward to a much heftier DLC bundle in the Clowing Around DLC pack for WWE 2K22. Though Doink the Clown gets top billing for the pack, that’s actually a bit odd given the other big names involved. These are the six wrestlers on offer in the WWE 2K22 Clowning Around Pack.
Doink the Clown
Doink the Clown was a prominent figure in the WWF in the 1990s, spending time as both a fearsome villain akin to Stephen King’s Pennywise and a full-on comedy act. The character was portrayed by several different wrestlers over the years, but was most famously debuted by journeyman Matt Borne.
Though there are dozens of active wrestlers and huge names from years past that aren’t in WWE 2K22, a number of celebrities are getting put into the game in the game’s final DLC bundles. This starts with Mr. T, who is arguably the most deserving celebrity of them all. The actor appeared in the main event of WrestleMania 1 as a tag team partner to Hulk Hogan and had a worked boxing match with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper at WrestleMania 2.
Ronda Rousey is arguably the biggest name associated with this pack. The former UFC champion joined WWE in 2018 and has been a central figure in the women’s division since. She won the 2022 Royal Rumble and is currently the SmackDown champion. It’s curious why she was pushed into DLC as she was a huge omission from the WWE 2K22 roster at the game’s release.
Though not as surprising as Ronda Rousey, Doudrop was another odd omission from the WWE 2K22 base roster. Formerly known as Piper Niven, Doudrop has been a steady presence on TV for WWE for over a year and has challenged for titles in multiple singles matches at this point. Given how short the list of women is in WWE 2K22, it’s odd that she was left out for this long.
Rick Boogs was another strange omission from the WWE 2K22 roster. Boogs was bumped up from NXT to the main roster in 2021 and was packaged as a team with Shinsuke Nakamura, serving as both an outside supporter and occasional tag team partner. Unfortunately, Rick Boogs is currently shelved after suffering a legitimate quad injury at WrestleMania 38.
The British Bulldog
The British Bulldog is another big name from the 1980s and 1990s. He bounced in and out of the WWF on multiple occasions over more than decade and enjoyed consistently prominent billing whether as a single performer or a member of the British Bulldogs tag team. He had a number of main event matches, secondary title reigns, and some particularly notable matches with future stablemate Bret Hart.