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“Hell of a Taker Ted Talk”: 2-Time WWE Champion Hilariously Trolled The Undertaker Before WrestleMania 38

Published 05/14/2022, 8:00 AM EDT

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The Undertaker enjoyed a memorable night prior to WrestleMania 38. Prior to this year’s WrestleMania, The Undertaker took his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame. During which, he gave an iconic speech that can be considered the greatest in the ceremony’s history.

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This speech got the attention of several stars, including former 2-time WWE Champion Drew McIntyre. Just like others, Drew McIntyre loved the speech. But he also hilariously trolled ‘The Phenom’ for a particular reason.

Before we get to know how McIntyre trolled The Undertaker, let us tell you, even the who’s who of pro wrestling think twice before walking up to the ‘Deadman.’ So it was a really courageous of McIntyre to rib the 7-time World Champion.


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In a recent interview with talkSPORT, Drew McIntyre revealed how The Undertaker’s WWE Hall of Fame speech surprised him.

McIntyre said, “I saw him after the Hall of Fame and told him ‘That was a hell of a Taker ‘Ted Talk’ you gave out there! Hope you plan to take this on the road and make some money off of it’ [laughs].”

“I was blown away. All these years he spent just saying ‘I’m going to bury you boy’ [The Undertaker’s voice] he could have just been out there talking for an hour! Such an eloquent speaker,” he added.

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While The Undertaker is a man of few words, Mark Calaway definitely isn’t. The man who made The Undertaker come to life was finally himself after thirty long years of digging holes and taking souls. Hence, Taker’s speech was long and unique, unlike other Hall of Fame speeches in history!

A special individual inducted The Undertaker into the WWE Hall of Fame

Having spent so many years in WWE, The Undertaker is a special to WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. And Vince McMahon made The Undertaker’s special night more special with a great gesture.


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Mr. McMahon himself inducted The Undertaker into the WWE Hall of Fame. The WWE chairman himself announced this during his appearance on The Pat McAfee Show.


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Vince McMahon inducting The Undertaker into the WWE Hall of Fame is a massive honor. After all, the billionaire has inducted only one Legend before Taker since the ceremony’s inception in 1992, and that is, Stone Cold Steve Austin.


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The Phenom‘ obviously played a big role in the global success of Mr. McMahon’s WWE. And he totally deserves all this praise. Did you enjoy The Undertaker’s WWE Hall of Speech? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shouvik Nath


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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.
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