Goldberg Knew There Would Be No Pay Off To Interactions With Undertaker

Goldberg wants to make it perfectly clear: He's not asking for a match with The Undertaker. But he wouldn't turn it down either.

Speaking to Inside The Ropes, the former Universal Champion shared his thoughts on a potential match with The Phenom.

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"I wouldn't like to have it. If it became available and it was right and people wanted it. I'm still capable of doing it. Once I sit here and say, 'It's a match I'd like to have,' it means I'm asking for it. I'm not asking for anything. If the cards fell right -- I wouldn't say no."

Goldberg elaborated on the subject, bringing up the interactions between the two in 2017. Prior to the Royal Rumble, the two men squared off in the ring with Brock Lesnar. During the Rumble match itself, Undertaker eliminated Goldberg from the bout. 

"The problem with that is we gave you guys something some of you guys may long to see. We teased you with something. The problem with that is that sometimes when you do that, you're not able to deliver and ultimate give people what they want. I'm not at the WWE anymore. We never had an opportunity, other than that staredown, to look at each other in the ring. In that setting. It's probably never going to happen. 

"I'm not sitting here going, 'Man, I can't wait until Vince (McMahon) calls me so I can kick Taker's ass.' It was bittersweet that night because I knew there wasn't a pay off for that."

Goldberg's last match in WWE was at WrestleMania when he lost the Universal Title to Lesnar. The next night on Raw Talk, Goldberg didn't rule out a future return. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this past year prior to WrestleMania. 

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