Wrestling icon, The Undertaker announces retirement from wrestling

Many will remember the wrestling icon, The Undertaker for his incredible wrestling prowess and his dramatic performances. 

The 55-year-old wrestling star has announced that he is set to retire as he has nothing left to accomplish in the ring. He made this announcement on the last episode of his documentary series, ‘The Last Ride’.

The wrestler made his debut in 1990 and in the 30 years after, he has gone on to win every championship and event he has partaken in.

Talking about his retirement, he said:

“I’m at a point, it’s time this cowboy really rides away. There’s nothing left for me to conquer or accomplish. The game has changed. It’s time for new guys to come up. The time just seems right.

“This documentary has helped me discover that and opened my eyes to the bigger picture and not judge myself as harshly these last few years.

“I can do more good outside the ring than I can inside. I’m finally at a place where I can accept that.”

He added:

“I believe I’m at a place now, post-Boneyard, which was a hellacious battle against one of the best in the business. Here you are, climbing on your motorcycle and taking off.

“There was a lot of thought and a lot of emotion, one of those being ‘are you happy enough with that?’

“It was a powerful moment. You don’t necessarily always get those. If there was ever a perfect ending to a career, that right there was it.

“If Vince was in a pinch, would I come back? I guess time would only tell there. In case of emergency, break glass, you pull out The Undertaker. I would consider it.

“[But] at this point in my career, I have no desire to get back in the ring.”

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