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The Undertaker Officially Confirms WWE Retirement In Emotional Final Appearance At Survivor Series

The Undertaker Officially Confirms WWE Retirement In Emotional Final Appearance At Survivor Series

It ended right where it started.

Daniel Marland

Daniel Marland

The Undertaker has officially retired from WWE after a 'Final Farewell' at Survivor Series - bringing his remarkable 30 year career to a close.

Undertaker, real name Mark Calaway, has been a cornerstone of the WWE empire since debuting at Survivor Series 1990.

What followed was seven world championships and a 21 match winning run at WrestleMania, among countless classics with the greatest to ever do it.

"For 30 long years, I've made that slow walk to this ring and have laid people to rest time and time again," he stated in the WWE ThunderDome with virtual fans watching from home.

"Now, my time has come. My time has come to let The Undertaker rest... in... peace."

A host of legendary names congratulated 'The Phenom' on an iconic career, including Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Mick Foley, Shane McMahon, Big Show, JBL and Jeff Hardy among others.

'Brother' Kane made his presence felt to give the 'Brothers Of Destruction' one last on-screen interaction.

Chairman Vince McMahon also made a rare public appearance to pay respect to arguably his greatest creation.

"Thirty years. Thirty long, arduous years. That's three decades!" he said.

"Three decades this man, not withstand his injuries and hardships he's endured and stricken fear in the hearts of, if not, terror in the hearts of almost everyone he faced here in the ring.

"At the same time he entertained the global audience. Be it WWF or, of course, WWE Universe currently.

"Tonight marks an end of an era. End of an era of a long, storied career. It has to never be duplicated. So tonight, we say, we say goodbye.

"They say nothing lasts forever. I think they're wrong, because the legacy of The Undertaker will live on eternally!"

The 'Final Farewell' took place after the evening's main event between Drew McIntyre & Roman Reigns to give the 55-year-old top billing.

Thank you, Taker.

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