The Undertaker: I Don’t Think Me vs. Sting Would Have Lived Up To Expectations People Had For It

The Undertaker comments on not facing Sting.

For years, fans wondered what a potential dream match between The Undertaker and Sting would look like as they were the franchise players for WWE and WCW during the Monday Night Wars. When Sting came to WWE in 2014, the dream match was on the table, but it never came to fruition.

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"That would have been huge box office," Undertaker said on his Six Feet Under podcast. "It just didn’t work out. He had a short run in WWE and Vince [Vince McMahon] didn’t want it. For whatever reason, I don’t know what it was. He just didn’t feel it. Everybody else was like, ‘People have been clamoring for this match for quite a few years.’ A year or two into that character change, people were already sending me artwork with the billboard or poster. It just never worked out. Then, when he got there, the match would have been good, but I don’t think it would have lived up to the expectations that people have for it. People always think about things in a certain sense. I think they thought in their mind of Undertaker 2007-2008 vs. Sting. It was later on than that. I can say, I was way on the backside of what I was going to do when he got there."

Sting and Undertaker competed at WrestleMania 31 with Undertaker defeating Bray Wyatt and Sting losing to Triple H.

Sting would retire after Night of Champions 2015 due to a neck injury, but returned to the ring in 2021 after signing with AEW. Sting has his last match at AEW Revolution 2024.

Elsewhere during the podcast, Undertaker commented on still getting an itch to compete. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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