The Undertaker Goes Back to His Basketball Roots By Pulling Off an Awe-inspiring Trick

Published 06/08/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

WWE Hall of Famer The Undertaker was a legend in the wrestling world. ‘The Deadman’ had several memorable moments in his WWE career, including a 21-WrestleMania Streak, beating HHH at WrestleMania 28, a feud with Brock Lesnar, and many more. However, before cementing his position in the WWE universe, Taker was a basketball player.

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Recently, Taker’s wife Michelle McCool shared a picture of him showing his amazing basketball move on Instagram.

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In addition, Taker and his wife McCool went to the Special Olympics USA. The Special Olympics is a sports organization that provides opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities to take part in sports.

During the event, The Deadman showed off his outstanding basketball talents at the event. Sharing a photo of Taker, McCool wrote on her Instagram story, “IDK why @undertaker is eyeballing Torch like that.” In case you didn’t know, The Undertaker was a part of the Texas Wesleyan University basketball team for one year.

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However, because of his wrestling reputation, WWE fans may find it strange that ‘The Phenom’ was a basketball player. Also, a European scout proposed Taker a contract to play professional basketball in France, indicating that he was clearly talented. Also, given his ability, skills, and athleticism, he would have had a lot of success if he had chosen to become a basketball player.

The first episode of ‘Biography: WWE Legends’ will feature The Undertaker

WWE and A&E have announced the addition of many new popular shows to their television venture. 35 episodes of the Emmy-winning series ‘Biography,’ which features WWE legends’ documentaries, are included in the deal.

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The show will offer intimate glimpses inside the lives and careers of some of WWE’s most illustrious legends. A&E Network and WWE are bringing nine weeks of all-new content that premiers on July 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Moreover, two-hour episodes will take viewers behind the scenes of some of WWE’s most illustrious figures. Apart from Taker, Goldberg, The Bella Twins, Lex Luger, Edge, Kurt Angle, Rey Mysterio, and D-Generation X will also be part of the show. Interestingly, the show will also revisit the first edition of WrestleMania.

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What are your opinions on the basketball abilities of The Undertaker? Also, do you want The Deadman to come back to WWE for more storylines? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Adarsh Ojha

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Adarsh Ojha is a WWE and AEW Author at EssentiallySports. Before joining EssentiallySports, he gained valuable experience at Zee Entertainment and Awadh TV as a copywriter. An ardent fan of John Cena, Adarsh has earned his bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Communication.

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