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WWE has announced today via social media that The Undertaker will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during WrestleMania weekend in Dallas, Texas.
The Undertaker made his WWE debut at Survivor Series on Nov. 22, 1990 as a part of Ted DiBiase’s Million Dollar Team. Since then, the “Demon from Death Valley” went on to have one of the most successful careers in WWE history, spanning for 30 years. Undertaker’s last match took place on April 4, 2020 against AJ Styles in a Boneyard Match at WrestleMania 36. The Dead Man defeated his rival and rode off into the darkness to go out on top. Undertaker announced his retirement at the end of The Last Ride docuseries, and said his final goodbye at Survivor Series on Nov. 22, 2020, the 30 year anniversary of his debut.
Throughout his successful 30 year career, Undertaker has won seven world championships. His first came against Hulk Hogan at the 1991 edition of Survivor Series. He was also a three-time tag team champion with his on-screen brother Kane. Not only did the Phenom win multiple championships, he was also a part of a lot of firsts in the company. The Undertaker was a part of the first ever casket match, buried alive match, inferno match and most notably the first ever Hell in a Cell match against Shawn Michaels in 1997. On top of all of that, the soon to be Hall of Famer had the longest winning streak at WrestleMania, winning 21 matches at the show of shows before falling to Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 30 in 2014.
The 2022 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will air on Peacock on April 1, according to the New York Post.