The Undertaker received the legendary send-off he deserved to the 2022 WWE Hall of Fame.
And he left the WWE Universe with the possibility that he might wrestle again at some point in the future.
The Deadman gave a long, detailed speech about his career and he ended the proceedings by donning his famous trench coat, hat and saying “never say never” to the camera.
Before The Undertaker could even say a word, fans cheered The Phenom for five minutes straight and wouldn’t let him begin his speech.
Not only was it a sign of the respect fans have for the 57-year-old, but it also made up for The Undertaker having to say goodbye to Survivor Series fans in a crowdless 2020 thanks to the pandemic.
There was no such problem here as the seven-time world champion received one of the biggest receptions in Hall of Fame history.
During his speech, The Deadman referenced Shane and Stephanie McMahon, calling the latter “the sister I never wanted” before admitting his love for his family.
He also mentioned his close and personal friend The Godfather. He then talked about his backstage group of friends known as BSK, a group co-founded by the late Yokozuna. ‘Taker also talked about “Crush” Bryan Adams and the last time he saw him.
He also talked about the legendary Paul Bearer and the jokes he played on him. “Taker also talked about his on-screen brother Kane and joked that he stole all of his moves.
‘Taker then mentioned his father. He credited Dusty Rhodes, Bruno Sammartino, Bret Hart, Ricky Steamboat and Ric Flair for paving the way for him. He talked about three mental lessons he learned throughout his career that all of these men contributed to.
Others included in his speech were Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Bruce Prichard, some of the people behind the scenes, his wife Michelle McCool, his parents, his children and Vince McMahon.
Undertaker’s last match was against AJ Styles at WrestleMania 36.
Other Hall of Fame inductees were Vadar, Scott and Rick Steiner, Queen Sharmell and Shad Gaspard won the Warrior Award.