Newly minted WWE Hall of Famer The Undertaker is considered by many as the greatest wrestler to ever live. The Deadman spent 30 years terrifying fans in WWE with his demonic character who would not stop at any lengths in hurting his opponents in any way he could.
Whether it was being buried alive by brother, retiring some all time greats or crucifying the daughter of WWE’s chairman, The Undertaker has done it all in wrestling. His 21-0 streak at Wrestlemania (prior to Wrestlemania XXX) has been called the “greatest winning streak in sport“, and he ended up wrestling an unprecedented 25 matches at WWE’s flagship event, Wrestlemania.
It was a sad day when the Undertaker announced his retirement, and his WWE Hall of Fame induction speech was one of the most emotional speeches of all time. But nothing cements the legacy of the Undertaker more than his last match in WWE, at none other than the grandest stage of them all – Wrestlemania.
The Undertaker’s Last Match
The Undertaker’s last match was at Wrestlemania 36, where he defeated AJ Styles in a cinematic Boneyard Match. The match was filmed prior to Wrestlemania 36, and was shown at the event in the main event of night 1 of the event. His final match took place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The match was a classic Wrestlemania match and the last of the Undertaker’s 25 Wrestlemania matches. He confirmed his retirement from WWE in the Summer of 2020 during his “Last Ride” documentary on the WWE network. He revealed his was content with his last match against AJ Styles and was happy to go out on a high, as compared to being disappointed with his matches against Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns and John Cena at various Wrestlemanias.
The Undertaker was honoured at the 2022 WWE Hall of Fame, being the headline inductee in a class including WWE legends like Vader and The Steiner Brothers, and former manager Sharmell. In his speech, The Undertaker revealed that he may not yet be done in the ring,
After he finished his incredible hall of fame speech, where he talked about his life, career and opponents he’s faced in the ring among other things, cries of “One more match” came from the crowd. Ever the showman, the Deadman put on his famous hat and leather coat, before uttering the words “Never say never”, sending the crowd home happy in the hopes for one more match from The Undertaker.
Just hopefully not involving Shawn Michaels in Saudi Arabia.
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