Former Intercontinental Champion Denied Losing to the Undertaker Straight on His Face: “Watch Me Walk the Hell Out of Here”

Published 02/11/2022, 6:30 AM EST

WWE and WCW were the wrestling promotions that had a lot of heat in the 1990s. Later, Vince McMahon purchased the WCW in 2001 after WCW’s run for a decade. The former WWE Superstar Troy Martin, aka Shane Douglas, recalled quitting the WCW in 1990 after being instructed to lose a match to the WWE legend The Undertaker in just two minutes.

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Recently, Shane Douglas appeared on the Wrestling Shoot Interviews; Douglas mentioned that Teddy Long was the manager of ‘Mean’ Mark Callous during that period. The ‘Mean’ Mark later became the greatest of all time, The Undertaker.

The Undertaker and his infamous finishing move!

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The Undertaker, also known as Mark Callous in the WCW, often defeated the opponents with his infamous heart punch finisher. Speaking to James Romero of WSI, Shane Douglas stated he tried to find the former WWE commentator Jim Ross effectively before a show one time.

The former Intercontinental Champion also mentioned that he was happy to lose the match, but he would not lose the game in a manner planned by the creative.

“I go looking for Jim Ross. As I’m looking for Jim Ross, I run into Teddy Long and Undertaker, Mark Callous then. He [Teddy Long] is a manager at this point. He’s like, ‘Yeah, Shane, tonight you’ll be working with Mark Callous. He’s gonna beat you in two minutes with a heart punch,'” said Shane Douglas.

Shane Douglas eventually caught up with Jim Ross. However, Jim Ross sent him to seek clarification from Jody Hamilton, a former WCW booker.

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Shane Douglas walking out on WCW with leaving an impact

After conversing with Jody Hamilton, Douglas revealed that the conversation immediately led him to quit the WCW.

“He said, ‘Shane, you’ll do what you’re told tonight and like it.’ I said to him, ‘Then watch me walk the hell out of here.’ Then I threw a garbage can at him and go and get my bag,” Shane Douglas revealed.

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Other wrestlers named Tom Zenk, Brian Pillman, and Johnny Ace tried to stop Shane by referring to him not to walk out of the WCW contract.

The immediate action by Shane Douglas at WCW made his exit from the wrestling promotion. However, he also mentioned that he had already spoken to Vince McMahon and WWE executive Pat Patterson about joining WWE.

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Ultimately, Shane Douglas made his way into Vince McMahon’s company WWE. Mark Callous followed him in the WWE, who was known as ‘The Undertaker’ in the company.

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Akash Dhakite

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Akash Dhakite is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Since he was three years old, Akash has been a fan of WWE, which gives him an ascendancy of knowledge about this sport. He grew up watching John Cena and to ‘Never Give Up’ is something that he has learned from him.

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