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SPORTS

The Undertaker announces retirement from the WWE as he has 'nothing left to accomplish'

SPORTS By Mirror | June 22nd 2020
WWE star The Undertaker [COURTESY]

WWE star The Undertaker has announced his retirement after claiming he has "nothing left to accomplish" in the ring.

The 55-year-old made the announcement in the last episode of his documentary series 'The Last Ride'.

The Undertaker has been performing the ring for years having made his WWF debut in 1990.

He has gone on to win every championship and event possible while also having an incredible winning streak at Wrestlemania that only recently came to an end.

But the star claimed that: "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."

And he also claimed that he'd experienced the perfect send off and would only return "in case of emergency" or if Vince McMahon was "in a pinch".

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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