The Undertaker recalls his defeat with Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 30

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The Undertaker recalls his defeat with Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 30

On July 1st, The Undertaker returned to accept McIntyre and Shane McMahon's challenge to Extreme Rules. On July 14, at Extreme Rules, Undertaker and Reigns defeated Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon in a No Holds Barred Tag Team match.

The Undertaker was back in the episode of SmackDown on September 10, where he was interrupted by Sami Zayn (belonging to the roster of Raw), and in response, the "Deadman" knocked him out with a Chokeslam. On February 27, at Super ShowDown, The Undertaker surprisingly participated in the Gauntlet match for the Tuwaiq Trophy, eliminating AJ Styles last and winning the contest.

On March 25, 2020, at WrestleMania 36, ​​during the prime-time main event, The Undertaker showed up with a fusion of his biker gimmicks and deadman to take on AJ Styles in a Boneyard match and defeated him by burying him alive.

During the final episode of the documentary The Last Ride, dedicated to him, Calaway hinted at his retirement by declaring that he had nothing to prove after thirty years and that he did not want to get back into the ring, however not excluding the possibility of returning.

in the future. On November 22, 2020, at the Survivor Series, he closed the event commemorating the 30th anniversary of his debut, officially announcing his retirement from wrestled wrestling. Recently on The Broken Skull Sessions, WWE Hall Of Famer 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin sat down with The Undertaker for an episode entitled "One More Round"

Among many other things, The Undertaker talked about shooting an angle with Brock Lesnar at UFC 121 and finding out the day of WrestleMania 30 that the finish of his match versus Lesnar was being changed.

The Undertaker on his defeat against Brock Lesnar

"Business, brother.

Forward thinking? Yeah, absolutely," The Undertaker grinned. "I was there to pick a fight. Yeah, Brock Lesnar knew I was there, but my whole mindset there was to pick a fight and start a buzz, and I knew it wouldn't take much.

That was nothing. I mean, it was so simple, but it created such a buzz. It was a shame that it took so long to come to fruition. What most people don't realize is that [Lesnar] went out of his way to come by me, and obviously, I'm thinking in my head, because I'm an athlete, right? And I have that mentality, like, 'okay, you just got stopped in the first round.

Maybe this is going to be a wash, maybe I shouldn't do this. But Brock came that way, so I was like, 'okay, he's coming this way, so I'm going to shoot. I'm going to go with it and whatever happens, happens.'

That was my mentality. I like UFC, but I like WWE, and if there is a chance you transition back to the WWE, I've got this laid out and it's ready to go." The Undertaker continued, "[the confrontation] was vaguely covered, but it was covered.

I don't think he thought he had very many fights left in him anyway and maybe he would transition back to the WWE. And my train of thought is he's coming out of that world coming back into the WWE while I'm trying to position myself to be one of the first to get to him. He went out of his way to come my way, so I took advantage of the situation."