ter a quarter of a century, The Undertaker have retired from WWE after the wrestling legend dropped his gloves, hat and trenchcoat in the middle of the ring at the end of Sunday night’s WrestleMania 33.
52-year-old American professional wrestler and WWE legend, Mark William Calaway, better known by his ring name The Undertaker, who began his wrestling career with World Class Championship Wrestling in 1984, have finally retired after an blistering career.
According to reports, on Sunday night, WWE WrestleMania33 ended on an emotional note as one of professional wrestling’s most iconic stars announced his retirement.
After suffering only the second WrestleMania loss in his decades-long career, The Undertaker removed his coat, gloves and hat, placed them in the center of the ring and exited the arena after Roman Reigns defeated “The Dead Man” in the final match of the night.
Throughout his career, the Undertaker’s been a multiple world heavyweight champion, a six-time tag team titleholder and a Royal Rumble winner.
The star was first introduced in the 1990’s Survivor Series, although he began his wrestling career with World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) in 1984.
He debuted on WWE as the final member of Ted DiBiase’s Million Dollar Team. It wasn’t long before he was fighting with Hulk Hogan, who was then at the top of WWE.
The star was also known as a WWE pioneer.
He was part of the first-ever Casket Match at Survivor Series in 1992, the first-ever Buried Alive match in 1996 and the inaugural Hell in a Cell Match in October 1997.