Despite Their Offscreen Camaraderie, 12x Tag Team Champion Puts John Cena, Hulk Hogan and Two Other WWE Legends Over the Undertaker

Published 03/11/2023, 9:00 AM EST

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Mount Rushmore is a highly debatable topic in the arena of professional wrestling for ages. When it comes to picking the best ones from a bunch of super-talented wrestlers, it becomes really hard. But some legendary wrestlers do care to drop their honest choices on this hard comparison.

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The word ‘superstar’ might not perfectly define one of the legendary assets of WWE’s Attitude Era, the great Kane, but his in-ring dominance is still fresh in the memory of millions. After winning a considerable number of accolades in his WWE tenure, Kane turned toward politics and is currently serving the people of Knoxville as a mayor.

Kane picks his Mount Rushmore of WWE, excluding The Undertaker

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The WWE Hall of Famer’s roller-coaster journey as a professional wrestler and politician will be aired as ‘Biography: WWE Legends’ latest episode at sharp 8 PM this Sunday. To shed light on this new project, the former star recently turned up in an interview with Fox News Digital.

During the conversation, the 11x Tag Team Champion didn’t shy away from revealing his Mount Rushmore of WWE stars. Mayor Jacobs noted, ‘If you were going to ask me, though, who were like the face of professional wrestling in WWE in their eras? I would say, Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin, and John Cena. Because I think those are the ones that define each of those eras.’

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Despite rightly choosing the great superstars of the era, Kane missed out on his on-screen brother, The Undertaker. WWE Universe widely considers the duo as one of the most dominant if not the most dominant tag team of all time. The Brothers of Destruction are unforgettable to the fans for their iconic feuds, be it at WrestleMania 14 or the notorious clashes years later.

They were equally compatible as teammates and rivals at the same time. Not only do they have in-ring chemistry, but they also shared a strong off-screen bond too. Undertaker knew Kane’s talent and played a pivotal role in his WWE success.

Kane comes up with his other favorite WWE superstars

However, despite having such in-ring chemistry, Kane didn’t mention The Undertaker while naming the biggest stars of WWE for different eras. But he, nevertheless, didn’t forget to mention a few more of his favorites from the current roster.

The list includes Roman Reigns, Drew McIntyre, and Seth Rollins. According to Kane, The Tribal Chief didn’t deserve to be missed out as he is the ‘face of the company’ and a ‘tremendous performer’ as well. In the case of McIntyre, Kane is able to connect with him personally a lot, as it resembles his own story.

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Last but not the least, when it comes to Rollins, Kane didn’t refrain from labeling himself as a huge fan of him.

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However, according to another recent interview, while snubbing Undertaker in his WWE Mount Rushmore, Jacob didn’t, however, replace Taker as his all-time favorite at all.

What are your thoughts on Kane’s Mount Rushmore? Let us know in the comments.

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Shreya Nag is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. She has been working in the media sector for the past year as a content writer, after completing her graduation and post-graduation diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication. Apart from WWE, Shreya follows soccer, cricket, and badminton.
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