Tattoos are a way of life.
If you are a huge wrestling fan, you will notice tattoos on your favorite WWE superstars. Stars like Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Randy Orton all have tattoos scattered across their bodies.
So what does these tattoos mean to these wrestlers? It is a form of expression and a constant reminder of a meaningful subject in their lives.
Here are the hidden tattoo meanings behind famous WWE Superstars.
Roman Reigns Polynesian Tattoo
Leati Joseph Anoaʻi aka Roman Reigns has the best tattoo in all of WWE, but what does it mean?
According to a WWE interview, he states that it represents justice, strength, authority and a true reflection of a competitor. If you look closely, you will find a small turtle on his inner wrist dedicated to his daughter Joelle. The turtle represents protection for his daughter as in the Samoan culture a turtle symbolizes family, wellness, longevity and peace.
In case you were wondering, it took 17 hours to get the tattoo done.
Seth Rollins Bushidō Tattoo
The former WWE World Heavyweight champion has Japanese lettering down his spine.
In an interview with WWE, Rollins revealed that the tattoo represents the Japanese samurai code called the Bushidō. The letters stand for respect, integrity, courage, honor, compassion, honesty and loyalty.
The inspiration behind the tattoo? Rollins was watching The Last Samurai one night and inspired him to get the tattoo.
Kevin Owens Rock Tribute Tattoo?
Former NXT champion Kevin Owens has a tattoo that is familiar to wrestling fans.
Many are comparing it to The Rock’s Brahma bull tattoo. Actually, the tattoo represents his zodiac sign Taurus. He also has his grandfathers initials tatted on his right fingers.
The Undertaker B.S.K Pride Tattoo
Mark Calloway aka The Undertaker has a number of tattoos on his body. Perhaps the best known tattoo is his B.S.K Pride on his stomach. The initials B.S.K stands for Bone Street Krew.
For those who are not familiar with wrestling, The Bone Street Krew was a collection of Superstars brought together in the 1990s by The Deadman to counter Shawn Michaels’ Kliq. The group consisted of The Undertaker, Yokozuna, Rikishi, Savio Vega, Brian Adams, Paul Bearer, and Papa Shango (later known as The Godfather.)
Brock Lesnar’s Sword Tattoo
It is not hard to miss the “Beast Incarnate” ginormous sword tattoo on his chest.
Turns out there is a funny story behind this tattoo. According to Lesnar’s 2011 autobiography, he got the sword tattoo while drunk.
It serves as a constant reminder of all the tough times Lesnar has gone through.