The Undertaker reveals what forced him to retire

The Undertaker reveals what forced him to retire

The Undertaker recently revealed that the condition of his body forced him out of the ring.

The Undertaker had one of the most storied careers in WWE history. From his debut until his retirement, Taker was one of the most popular stars on the roster.

Throughout his career, the Phenom has continued to create iconic moments that should stand the test of time. Taker is also one of the most respected guys in the locker room and was even seen by everyone as a leader in the locker room.

As The Phenom grew older, his appearances became sporadic. He would only appear once a year to defend his streak at WrestleMania. Eventually, he decided to hang up his boots for good.

In a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet, The Undertaker explained that he loved the wrestling world so much that he didn’t want to retire but was forced into it because his body couldn’t keep up.

“In my mind, in my heart, there’s nothing more I want to do than get in the ring and perform. You know, that’s my body just saying no, you’re done man , we got everything we can out of it, and it’s time for you to step aside and let those guys ride. [H/T Inside The Ropes]

You can watch the video below:

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The Undertaker would have lost control of his emotions if his retirement had taken place in front of a live audience

While The Undertaker’s career was legendary, he didn’t get the goodbye he deserved. Due to the pandemic, his retirement at Survivor Series 2020 took place without the live audience.

However, during the same interview, Taker explained that was exactly what he wanted, as he couldn’t have controlled his emotions if there was a live crowd.

“Even though I knew I was done, and it was over, like I didn’t wanna, I didn’t wanna cry, I didn’t wanna break down, you know, I was like I was trying always to protect this character.”

He continued:

“And I was like man if I, if I’m here in front of a live audience, like, I mean, you saw how hard I had it in the Hall of Fame, and I you know, that’s another one or two years later I would have been a wreck because I wasn’t, I didn’t want to retire. [H/T Inside The Ropes]

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Taker’s contributions to the business can never be forgotten and his legacy will continue for many years to come.

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