5 WrestleMania facts about The Undertaker you should know
The Undertaker's tremendous accomplishments within the squared circle have cemented his legacy as the 'greatest of all time.'
His contributions at "The Show of Shows" have catapulted him to legendary status in the world of professional wrestling. After showing up in New Orleans last time out, "The Phenom" defeated John Cena in what was basically a disappointing squash match.
However, before closing the curtain on an iconic career, there are some WrestleMania facts about the Undertaker you need to know.
#5 He wanted to face Wade Barrett at WrestleMania 27
A shocking revelation about the Undertaker's WrestleMania journey involves a rumored match at WrestleMania 27 against Wade Barrett.
Despite the relegation of his gimmick, The Phenom's adulation for Barrett elevated his chances of facing the Undertaker.
As far as rumors go, the Undertaker was seriously considering early retirement in 2011 and chose Barrett to end the streak and get a phenomenal rub.
However, Vince's refusal to the idea compounded with Triple H's inclusion led to the cancellation of a solid bout.
The Undertaker ended up facing Triple H at WrestleMania 27 and WrestleMania 28 and delivered something unforeseen for the WWE Universe.