Remember That Time Ken Norton, Jr. Participated in Wrestlemania?

Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. has an interesting connection to Wrestlemania.

Wrestlemania is headed to the Bay Area.

The annual event, known as the "Super Bowl of WWE," celebrates and promotes professional wrestling and features some of the biggest names in the sport.

2015 marks the 31st edition of the "The Showcase of the Immortals," with Wrestlemania 31 set to take place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on March 29.

Did you know though, that defensive coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. participated in Wrestlemania 11 in Hartford, Conn.?

The main event, held on April 2, 1995 featured a match-up between Bam Bam Bigelow and then New York Giant Lawrence Taylor.

Bigelow was accompanied by members of the Million Dollar Corporation including King Kong Bundy and Nikolai Volkoff.

Taylor on the other hand, brought his own crew of NFL players to the Hartford Civic Center to support him in the ring, including Reggie White, Steve McMichael and yes, Ken Norton, Jr.

Taylor went on to defeat Bigelow with the help of his NFL friends, so take a look at the enclosed gallery to see some photos of Norton, Jr. during his time at Wrestlemania.

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