The Undertaker preserved his WrestleMania career last Sunday when he defeated Shane McMahon in a Hell in a Cell match. However, the latest WWE rumors suggest that “The Deadman” might have retired after the match because he removed his gloves after the match and left it in the middle of the ring.
That gesture is symbolic for many fighters who are retiring and have no plans of coming back. According to What Culture, The Undertaker’s family and friends were in attendance in Dallas that fueled the WWE rumors that he is really finished with wrestling.
It should also be noted that while on commentary, John “Bradshaw” Layfield said that The Undertaker is expected to be back again wrestling at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando next year. If he’s healthy as he was this past year, it’s possible to see The Undertaker wrestling again.
However, his post-WrestleMania schedule indicates that the 51-year-old wrestling legend will not busy as everyone thought. The Undertaker was previously scheduled to appear on the following “WWE Live WrestleMania Revenge” tour in Europe.
- April 19 – London, England at the O2 Arena
- April 20 – Newcastle, England at The Newcastle Arena
- April 21 – Brussels, Belgium at Forest National
- April 22 – Paris, France at Accor Hotels Arena
- April 23 – Malaga, Spain at Palacio de Deportes José María Martín Carpena
Wrestle Zone reports that The Undertaker is now scheduled to appear on just two of the dates. He will only be appearing in England with the April 19 show being a SmackDown taping.
With no official announcement from the WWE or The Undertaker himself, we could assume that he’s not ready to retire from wrestling. He’s been in top shape for his age and has recovered from various injuries that plagued him several years ago.
If we are to believe WWE rumors heading into WrestleMania 32, John Cena was his scheduled opponent and not Shane McMahon. Cena is close to returning from his shoulder injury and if he can stay healthy, WWE fans should expect a John Cena vs. The Undertaker match at WrestleMania 33.
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