In the main event of Wrestlemania 33, which aired from the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, in front of over 75,000 people live, WWE wanted to stage a fight never seen in its rings, at least not on such an important stage.
and especially in a 1 vs 1 match. We are talking about the challenge in a No Holds Barred match between The Undertaker and Roman Reigns. After the very first defeat of The Undertaker at Wrestlemania 30, which had literally shocked the world, after 21 consecutive victories in that of the Showcase of the Immortals, with the defeat suffered at the hands of Brock Lesnar who had tragically ended his streak, the Deadman he had managed to lose this other contention as well, with the emerging Big Dog of the Shield: Roman Reigns.
After losing yet another match at Wrestlemania, The Undertaker had left fans with bated breath, stripping off his accessories used in his entrance and leaving his hat, gloves and jacket in the ring, in a gesture that for many seemed like a swan song.
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The Undertaker talks about the frustration after the match against Roman Reigns
After seeing him again in the WWE rings for a few more years, with his retirement that came only in late 2020, at the same Survivor Series that had seen him debut 30 years earlier, The Undertaker has thus decided to retire permanently from the competitions fought also revealing the bad period experienced after Wrestlemania 33, which had not convinced him at all to continue in the McMahon ring.
Interviewed precisely on this juncture, The Undertaker commented on Victory of Injury's microphones, his match against Reigns at the show of the shows, saying: "It was really disappointing for me and I already knew it from January, when I was in the Rumble.
I would tell you I was overweight, I was definitely out of shape, but I knew what they wanted to do. It was important for me, though, to pass the torch or do what it was with Roman, who was part of the new generation. It was just a bad, bad chapter.
It was probably my worst moment you will see in wrestling. Me taking off my hat and jacket and leaving them in the ring, because I knew at that moment that I had finished. I was so disappointed and bewildered. At that moment I was not thinking about everything I had achieved and won.
I couldn't even think of Wrestlemania 25, in Houston with Shawn Michaels, everything we had been through. At that moment I was just thinking 'You made a fool of yourself and disappointed a lot of people, who were disappointed."
After ending his feud with Roman Reigns in the worst possible way, The Undertaker still reappeared in the WWE rings, until the famous Boneyard match of Wrestlemania 36, which in fact was The Undertaker's last contest on the television screens of the company.
Stamford and after which the gravedigger finally decided to take his much-deserved rest from the action, after an extraordinary career, which gave WWE Universe fans indescribable emotions.