The Undertaker Reveals How His Life Looks Like After Retirement From WWE

Published 01/20/2021, 9:28 PM EST
TOPSHOT – World Wrestling Entertainment star The Undertaker makes his way to the ring during a match at the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Super Showdown event in the Saudi Red Sea port city of Jeddah late on January 7, 2019. (Photo by Amer HILABI / AFP) (Photo credit should read AMER HILABI/AFP via Getty Images)


Three months after his retirement at Survivor Series 2020, The Undertaker made his first appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience. In the podcast, he talked about various things, including his post-retirement life.

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Early in the interview, Rogan asked him about his new life. To this, Undertaker had a straight answer.

Trying to figure out what’s next, really. You know, I have done this for thirty-three years altogether,” ‘The Deadman‘ said. Rogan was astounded that Undertaker was okay after thirty years of wrestling.

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AUSTIN, TX – SEPTEMBER 07: WWE legend The Undertaker watches from the sideline during the game between the Texas Longhorns and the LSU Tigers at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images) was

I hung out with The Iron Sheik once, that poor guy. He can barely walk,” said Rogan. Undertaker agreed wrestling takes a toll on everyone.

“I have already got both my hips, you know, Birmingham resurface job. So my hips are metal. It added ten years to my career, you know,” Undertaker revealed. “I did the first one, left one in 2010.”

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: The Undertaker recovers during his fight against Brock Lesner at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

After living with pain for 12 years, he was finally pain free after the first surgery.

“When I woke up from surgery and I’m pain free, it was like this whole new lease on life; re-motivated me to do new things.”

The Undertaker reveals the biggest Superstar in WWE right now

In one of the questions, Rogan asked Taker about the biggest Superstars on the current WWE roster. The Undertaker promptly named the former Universal Champion Braun Strowman.

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Braun Strowman. Braun, I think he is about my height, he used to be a power lifter. So yeah, he is 330 pounds,” said Taker. They had a brief interaction with each other when the Brothers of Destruction faced the Wyatt Family back in 2015.

DUESSELDORF, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 22: Braun Strowman arrives during to the WWE Live Duesseldorf event at ISS Dome on February 22, 2017 in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Lukas Schulze/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Strowman’s strength is well-documented in WWE as he has lifted an ambulance, a truck and broken the ring. Although WWE has suspended Strowman for putting his hands on WWE official Adam Pearce, fans are expecting to see him at the upcoming Royal Rumble 2021.

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As far as Undertaker is concerned, ‘The Phenom’ is seemingly doing great. He maintained kayfabe and refrained from interviews throughout his career. After his retirement, however, Undertaker is catching up on public appearances as seen by his guest appearance with Joe Rogan.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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