“I Would Like the Challenge to Do It’ – The Undertaker Highlights a Major Non-Wrestling Reason That Could Have Failed His Character in Today’s Generation

Published 03/13/2023, 10:30 AM EDT

Follow Us

When it comes to modern-day wrestling, it had changed a lot with the use of technology, especially with the presence of smartphones and social media. Pro wrestling has come a long way from being aired on the black-and-white screen, being non-telecasted in between to being accessible via the internet anywhere in the current date. While it has both pros and cons with respect to the business, WWE icon The Undertaker thinks he wouldn’t be able to do justice to his once-popular gimmicks in the present time.

America’s Favorite Video Today

Undertaker has a major reason not to take up a particular challenge

We widely knew Undertaker for keeping a reserved persona for making his in-ring character as real as possible. His dedication to his character is unmatched. After hanging up his boots in 2020, the situation changed a bit. We got to see a more light and authentic version of The Undertaker as a regular family man, much away from his usual cold, dreadful in-ring persona.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

A father , The Undertaker isn’t very sure at this point in his life if he could manage to maintain his character after giving ample time to his kids. However, he seems quite thrilled by the challenge but at the same time hails it as pretty difficult.

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest WWE stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

During a recent interview with BTSport, Former Heavyweight Champion hence noted further, ‘start it in 2023 I would like the challenge to do it. I would give it a hell of run but I just think it would be you know it’s just so difficult and then you know having kids too and you know trying to be part of their lives, it’s so tough on the softball fields. You know he is a regular guy. We call him arguing balls and strikes like oh he is one of that kinds of dads. It’s really difficult.’

“It Was Kind of Humbling” – Despite His Legendary Status, the Undertaker Was Grateful for LeBron James ‘Homage’

It is safe to say that Taker is someone who is as responsible toward his in-ring character as he is toward his out-of-the-ring character as a father.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The Undertaker blames mobile phone for being unable to live his character in the present time

The Phenom also thinks that mobile is another major reason behind his inability to maintain his character. Clearly reflecting on today’s reality of people being overly accessible to the information and photos beforehand, Taker responded, ‘It would be very difficult yes because everyone now there’s anything you do anything that happens there is a phone that has a camera and you know before people you see somebody in an accident people break out their cameras before they call 9-1-1 right I mean it’s just it’s just it’s the way our society is you know I was able to live this character because I didn’t have to worry about that.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Watch the story:5 Best Trios In WWE Ever

While it’s not sure if we can ever see him back in the ring for one last time or not, currently it seems like Taker is cherishing his personal life to the fullest, being away from the squared circle. The Deadman will, however, remain alive in the hearts of the millions, for good.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Shreya Nag

1,107Articles

One take at a time

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.
Show More>

Edited by:

Sherjeel Malik

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today