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The Undertaker Says He Needs To Accept The Consequences Of The Decision He Made In 2017

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• The Undertaker Says He Needs To Accept The Consequences Of The Decision He Made In 2017

The Undertaker was dealing with a lot of physical issues heading into 2017, mainly hip issues.

Due to these issues, he wasn’t able to train properly and wasn’t in his best shape. Also, age and injuries were catching up to him.

Despite all of this, The Deadman agreed to work a program with Roman Reigns, to put him over and make him the new “Big Dog”.

On April 2, 2017, in the main event of WrestleMania 33, Reigns became the second and the final man to defeat The Undertaker at WrestleMania.

Undertaker wasn’t happy with his performance in this match, which was scheduled to be his final match. This resulted in him coming out of retirement in 2018. This topic was covered in detail on “The Last Ride” docuseries in 2020.

During a recent interview with CBS Sports, The Phenom said that he’s still disappointed about that night:

“Yeah, absolutely. I was so disappointed in my performance with Roman at that Mania. I could give you a hundred excuses and my hip was this and all of that, but I’m the one that made the decision to do it so I need to accept the consequences of that decision.”

On The Last Ride, while training for his WrestleMania 34 comeback, Undertaker said he shouldn’t have been in the ring in 2017.

Also Read: The Undertaker Reveals The Original Plan For WrestleMania 36

WATCH: Michelle McCool (Undertaker’s Wife) Exposed Due To Major Wardrobe Malfunction:

• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (March 30, 2007) – WWE Friday Night SmackDown!

On this day in 2007, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’.

This episode was broadcasted from the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE WrestleMania 23’ PPV.

Here’s the official card from that night:

1. Matt Hardy vs. Great Khali

2. Mr. Kennedy vs. Finlay

3. MVP vs. Vito Batomango

4. Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy

5. Melina, Victoria, Michelle McCool, Jillian Hall & Kristal vs. Ashley, Mickie James, Torrie Wilson, Maria & Candice

6. King Booker vs. Punk

        
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