So, you’ve scored a man cave, and now you’re ready to knock it out of the park with a theme that suits your favorite sports team, highlights the best players, and puts you into a space where you can forget about everything else and relax into the things that you enjoy the most. Okay, forgive the pun, but the reality of the fact is that you must be looking for sported-themed man cave ideas if you’re reading this blog, so hear us out!

Wall murals are perfect for transforming a space, and they’re ideal for decorating a sports-themed man cave. Why? Because they’re low-cost, easy to apply, easy to remove, high-quality, and self-adhesive, just to name a few benefits. With wall murals, you can decorate one wall or redo every vertical space in your manly palace.

And, rest assured, there are tons of options when it comes to sporty wall murals, but here are our top choices for your man cave.

10 Sports-Themed Man Cave Wall Mural Ideas

1. Favorite Team Feels

When it comes to man cave decor, you can’t go wrong when you show the world what a big sports fan you are by incorporating sports memorabilia and a wall mural that brings out the best of your favorite team. It doesn’t matter if you’re an NFL, MLB, or NBA fan (or all of the above), there are DIY design ideas that can bring in your team’s colors, logo, mascot, and star players.

2. Iconic Moments

The ultimate man cave might come together for you when your room decor showcases iconic sports moments that have happened throughout history. A black-and-white photo of Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier II or a full-color image of Michael Jordan dunking. Or your wall decal can incorporate a collage of all sorts of happenings that changed history in notable ways.

3. Pound-for-Pound Best

You might’ve noticed your favorite sports bar gets pretty busy when big matches for combat sports like boxing and wrestling are shown on TV. That’s because men love them, and your themed man cave would do well to recreate some of these sports’ best moments. Remember when Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao in 2015? You can memorialize that moment in your man cave bar with room decor that brings you back to the very moment when everyone around the ring erupted in either cheers or jeers.

4. Arena Ambiance

When you build your home bar or game room, you should be able to hear the sound of the crowd in your head as your fans support you from the stands. Consider bolstering the walls of your bachelor pad with images of your favorite stadiums. A single wall sticker can transform your space into a Super Bowl stadium arena where you don’t have to pay $15 for a beer. It’s a win-win!

5. Sports Bar Vibes

Combine a pool table with a man cave sign such as a retro beer sign that used to hang in a sports bar generations ago to start building out the ultimate basement man cave. From there, you can add wall murals that represent various sports, like golf, football, baseball, and basketball.

6. Start Your Engines

Are you decorating a garage man cave? Stick with the theme of cars in their natural habitats, but up the ante a little with a famous raceway and your favorite race car drivers.

If your home gym is intended to rev your heart and get your blood pumping, your wall decal should incorporate some of the world’s most expensive sports cars. From Aston Martins to Bugattis, portrayals of million-dollar four-wheeled machines can transform plain walls into pillars of a really sexy space.

7. Sports Memorabilia

You don’t have to have a signed jersey from Michael Jordan to create the same effect with a wall sticker, nor do you need to possess Babe Ruth’s first ball to get the point across that you love America’s favorite pastime. Dig into the internet to find iconic images of famous sports memorabilia, then transform those pieces into a unique removable wall sticker for your man cave. Then, spread a few collectibles that you own in real life on shelves to complete the look.

8. Golf Club

Take a photo of your favorite fairway—even if it’s on your bucket list, but you haven’t yet been able to walk on its lush green lawns—and make that the backdrop for your bachelor pad. Don’t be afraid to dream of a faraway, famous place; instead, dive into the world’s greatest golf courses to create a space where you’ll be happy kicking back when the long days are done.

9. Pool Hall Soul

Don’t have your own pool table? Don’t fret! You can recreate the feeling of your favorite dive bar by adding just the right angle of a pool table to your wall. This DIY way to build a pool hall will save you from actually needing to find the space or cash for a real-life pool table.

10. Game Time Quotes

Are you a hardcore sports fan? ?If so, you probably have a quote or two that are your go-to choices when you think about your favorite athlete or coach. Such as Wayne Gretzky’s quote, “you miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Famous sports quotes are the perfect man cave decor; they can even bring fun new life to your game room. This type of wall mural can also make a great gift if there’s a guy in your life who’s constantly reciting inspirational quotes.

Start with Cardboard Cutout Standees

Cardboard Cutout Standees is your place for custom wall murals for your man cave wall decor. Learn more about our custom wall decals, die-cut vinyl stickers, and clings today! We can help you design the perfect sports-themed wall mural for your man cave!


  • Jason Frank

    Jason Frank is the Co-Founder and Vice President at Cardboard Cutout Standees. After 25 years of selling factory automation he started the company with one of his college roommates. The company has grown to one of the largest providers of large format custom printed products in the United States. Along with the namesake cardboard cutout standees, they also provide BigHeads, Point of Purchase Displays, Wall Murals, and Wall Decals to a diverse client base across the US and Canada. When not focused on the business, you usually find Jason either on the road biking or our in the woods and fields of western Wisconsin.

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