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Undertaker says he wants to retire from wrestling

givemesport: The Undertaker is WWE’s most iconic character, but the time will soon come for him to step away from the squared circle.

Mark Calaway is now 55. He’s had a career in pro wrestling that has spanned over three decades.

It’s only natural for the WWE legend to be thinking of retirement – after all, his physical condition has been questioned for a few years now.

Many believed ‘Taker would be retiring at WrestleMania 33 when he left his hat and coat in the ring after being beaten by Roman Reigns.

But fast forward three years and he’s still wrestling a number of the big PPV events each year.

Calaway has recently revealed in ‘Undertaker: The Last Ride’ that he was ‘disgusted’ with his performance in that match and that was part of the reason he decided to keep going.

Now, he’s explained how he wants The Deadman’s retirement to go down – and it would be very fitting for his character.

He told People.com:

“When you’re thinking of the old school Undertaker, that’s not a character that comes down to the ring and says, ‘Thank you for being with me for 30 years. It’s been a great career. I want to thank…’

“That’s not what that guy does if you’re being true to the character and what people want to see.

“I’ve had this amazing career, I’ve been so blessed to have this career and far exceeded the expectations of when I got in this business.

“But I kind of want the John Elway ending, you know? The John Elway ending, when he went out and he won a couple of Super Bowls and then retired.

“Or Peyton Manning, he wins the Super Bowl, then retired.

“When I’m looking at it, I want that match, that match when it’s just like, ‘Oh yeah. Bam. I still got it. I got gas in the tank, I tore it down. Now walk away.'”

You’ve got to admire Undertaker for sticking around in WWE until the moment is perfect. He’s had some poor matches in recent years and it seems that hurts him more than anyone else.

We don’t know when that final match will come – perhaps Calaway doesn’t either. But one thing is for sure: When it does roll around, it’s going to be an epic conclusion to an iconic career.

Source: Published by givemesport

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Chima franklyn
Chima franklyn
20 days ago

You really need to rest

Ekigho Grace
Ekigho Grace
20 days ago

Well I thought he was going to retire then too,but am sure he wants to claim his dignity back

Emmanuel Aso Otisi
Emmanuel Aso Otisi
20 days ago

The undertake really needs to retire

Nelson Joseph
Nelson Joseph
20 days ago

I think he is due to rest

Onafuwa Oluwasheyi Oladipo
Onafuwa Oluwasheyi Oladipo
20 days ago

It’s good to quit when your body tells you to….. Good one from the Undertaker, your achievement in WWE is awesome

ogunjemiyo Akinlami
ogunjemiyo Akinlami
20 days ago

undertaker has tried, in his career many belts he needs to rest

Osuji Caleb Ikechi
Osuji Caleb Ikechi
20 days ago

Ooohh no i’m gonna miss him

Umukoro Ufuoma
Umukoro Ufuoma
20 days ago

you had a wonderful career the WWE fan will indeed miss u when u retire, I personally will miss u old school undertaker.

Idris yayah
Idris yayah
20 days ago

Good decision, undertaker has tried enough.

Chibuzor Kristian
Chibuzor Kristian
20 days ago

We will surely miss you the great undertaker

Ajagu Joseph Samson
Ajagu Joseph Samson
20 days ago

He needs to retire

Sikiru Toibu
Sikiru Toibu
20 days ago

He is old already

Demian Rita Akpan
Demian Rita Akpan
20 days ago

He is a legend of WWE, its actually high time he retires.he will be surely missed should he retire.

Joseph Gbenga
Joseph Gbenga
20 days ago

He has really tried.is not easy for good 30 years,been in the ring.WWE will miss him when he retired

Amodu Paul
Amodu Paul
20 days ago

Undertaker has come a long way in WWE and he deserves to rest now.

Josbisco
Josbisco
20 days ago

Undertaker should be retired because he fight many wrestling tournament an win but now is old he would be able to fight the were he always fight dats why Roman reigns beat him

Josbisco
Josbisco
20 days ago

He should be retired

Adewole olatunde samuel
Adewole olatunde samuel
20 days ago

He needs to retire his not getting young any more

Romaus Rebecca Ime
Romaus Rebecca Ime
20 days ago

He has been saying this for long but when he is challenged,he comes out again.

Abdulwahab Shayau
Abdulwahab Shayau
20 days ago

Farewell legend

Daniel Ntichika
Daniel Ntichika
20 days ago

It’s really time for him to rest. He is ageing and should put he health under consideration and allow the young ones to take over the ring.

Ayodeji Adeniyi
Ayodeji Adeniyi
20 days ago

Its time Bro, u have been there for too long

Rotimi tunbosun
Rotimi tunbosun
20 days ago

Greatest ever legend

Nwawuba Emmanuel Chibueze
Nwawuba Emmanuel Chibueze
20 days ago

Its long overdue, he needs to rest, age is catching up really fast on him

Ajagbe Olufemi
Ajagbe Olufemi
20 days ago

He has tried. I even thought he has retired.

Atte
Atte
20 days ago

I get his plan. He wants to win the heavy weight championship or the universal championship, relinquish it then retire. That would be a satisfying retirement. Good luck dead man.

Omenogor Lucky
Omenogor Lucky
20 days ago

That is a great choice,he as done well in the WWE,a great wrestler,we are going to miss him very so much,no one can never be like him in WWE. Thanks you Undertaker.

Adewale Akeredolu
Adewale Akeredolu
20 days ago

If undertaker want to retire now is worth it. I grew up knowing that he is the best and now he still in the game. He is really an icon. Any time you want to surprise the world just bring him in. I celebrate him always. The living legend ‘ The undertaker’

Stanley
Stanley
20 days ago

He has tried, its not easy

Chisom Charles
Chisom Charles
19 days ago

Exactly he needs rest

Dauda Lateef
Dauda Lateef
19 days ago

He really needs to rest, I think he is the oldest in the game now , he as featured in over 25 wrestlimania matches

Akinpelum ioluwaseyi
Akinpelum ioluwaseyi
19 days ago

I can’t wait to see you have a rest, you really tired your best

Ohajimkpo Cynthia
Ohajimkpo Cynthia
19 days ago

He his so old already…but a true legend

Olayinka Njoku
Olayinka Njoku
19 days ago

The Deadman , the legend . G.O .A.T. The WWE universe and the entire world will surely miss you iff you retire.

Sammy alabi
Sammy alabi
19 days ago

it is Time to go for rest

Emeghurhie Peter
Emeghurhie Peter
19 days ago

Undertaker is not serious, the match between undertaker and roman reign, undertaker said he will retire after the match but he later come back again after he was defeated by roman reign….to me the man is old , he need to rest

ADEGOKE ADEKUNLE MICHAEL
ADEGOKE ADEKUNLE MICHAEL
19 days ago

Undertaker has been in wrestling for three decades now. He has fought with like of Hulk Hogan, Hitman etc. He has tried enough on his wrestling career.

Chetachi Nwabueze
Chetachi Nwabueze
19 days ago

He will retire a legend

Afehomo Janet
Afehomo Janet
19 days ago

Well, I think undertaker has really done well in his career and deserves to rest. I will miss him sha

Dele Braimoh
Dele Braimoh
18 days ago

The undertaker has tried and left legacy in the WWE. Its high time he retired. Legend

Ogunsola hammed Opeyemi
Ogunsola hammed Opeyemi
17 days ago

He need to rest

Unyime Udo
Unyime Udo
17 days ago

Retiring at 55 is great

Maureen Eric
Maureen Eric
16 days ago

He really needs to rest

Esther areo
Esther areo
16 days ago

Undertaker need to retire from wwe

Ajetunmobi Abdulrahman
Ajetunmobi Abdulrahman
15 days ago

Undertaker the dead man…the most iconic wrestler of all time

Ogali Christian
Ogali Christian
13 days ago

Ya cuz you are old

John Orobosa
John Orobosa
10 days ago

A legend to reckon with in WWE. Retiring would be nice.

Maxwell okotie
Maxwell okotie
9 days ago

I think it’s OK f

TSOKWA PUNARIMAM
TSOKWA PUNARIMAM
9 days ago

Better for undertaker to relax

Matthew chinedu
Matthew chinedu
8 days ago

Wow interesting he really have to

Last edited 8 days ago by Matthew chinedu