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WWE: The Undertaker retires after 25-years of service

03 Apr 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
The Undertaker, as we know him!

World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) one of the greatest professional wrestlers, 'The Undertaker' announced his retirement after suffering a loss in the WrestleMania 33. He lost to Roman Reigns.

He ended his 25-year career with a win loss record of 23-2 at the WrestleMania.

As a sign of ending his legendary career, he left his wrestling gear in the ring.

In context: The Undertaker, as we know him!

AboutWho is The Undertaker?

Mark William Calaway, famously known as 'The Undertaker' is an American professional wrestler.

He started his career in professional wrestling in 1984 at the World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) with a ring name of Texas Red.

After spending five years at the WCCW, he joined World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1989, but left after spending one year with them.

1990Undertaker's entry in the WWE

Calaway joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1990, making his debut at the Survivor Series with a ring name 'Kane the Undertaker.'

In 1991, he defeated Hulk Hogan to win the WWF Championship. He was the youngest WWF Champion then, a record which was broken later in 1993.

He won the WWF Tag Team Championship along with Stone Cold Steve Austin in 1998.

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Record winning streak for the Undertaker

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03 Apr 2017WWE: The Undertaker retires after 25-years of service

Fans take to Twitter to thank the legend

51-year old The Undertaker's fans posted heartfelt messages after he announced his retirement last night. The fans thanked him for entertaining everyone for almost close to three decades.