The Undertaker is regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time, as well as one of the greatest legends in WWE history. He began his professional wrestling career in 1987 with World Class Championship Wrestling, where he won the WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship one time.
The following year, he moved to the Continental Wrestling Association, later known as the United States Wrestling Association, where he wrestled using various gimmicks and captured the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship. After briefly playing in World Championship Wrestling under the ring name Mark Callous, in 1990 he signed a contract with the World Wrestling Federation and debuted at Survivor Series with the gimmick of The Undertaker, a macabre gravedigger who terrorized opponents through tactics intimidating and supernatural connections.
According to kayfabe, he is the half-brother of Kane, with whom he alternated several feuds and alliances in the tag team known as The Brothers of Destruction. After defeating Hulk Hogan for the WWF Championship in 1991, making him the youngest world champion at the time, Undertaker became the focal point of many of the most important storylines and matches in the federation's history.
His most celebrated and renowned recognition is the Streak, an unprecedented record of twenty-one consecutive wins at WrestleMania, WWE's premier pay-per-view event, where he wrestled in the main event of the XIII, XXIV, XXVI, XXXIII and XXXVI editions. , while suffering his first loss at WrestleMania XXX to Brock Lesnar.
He is a seven-time world champion, having held the WWF/E Championship four times and the World Heavyweight Championship three times, as well as second in appearances (173) and record holder in number of wins (107) in payroll events. per-view WWF/E. He was the winner of the 2007 Royal Rumble match, making him the first wrestler in history to win the match as a last entrant.