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The Undertaker Names WWE WrestleMania 25 Match As His 'Finest Moment, Technically'

"I remember them not putting us on last, and we both kind of took that as a slap in the face."

The Undertaker has named his WrestleMania 25 match with Shawn Michaels as his finest outing WWE. 

'Taker and Michaels stole the show on The Grandest Stage Of Them All in 2009, participating in what many consider to be the greatest match at WrestleMania of all time. 

The Deadman has now had his say on the classic encounter, saying he and Michaels took it as a challenge when they weren't put in as the main event, and feels they more than delivered. 

Speaking to ESPN's SportsNation, he said: "That’s probably, as far as I’m concerned and my body of work, that is the epitome of a great story, great characters, and then the ability to pay it off in the ring with a quality match. I think it was probably one of my finest moments technically.

"There was such a huge build-up to that match, and with Shawn’s storied career and my storied career, we were in the twilight of our careers. But I remember them not putting us on last, and we both kind of took that as a slap in the face. It was looking at each other and going, ‘Alright, who’s gonna follow us?’ That’s good because you always want to go out and you always want to be at the top of the page and have people try to follow you. 

That night, I think we delivered on every aspect of storytelling and match quality. It was just a really special night where everything clicked. It was everything good about what wrestling is.

"All I had to worry about that night was being The Undertaker. I didn’t have to worry about Shawn and what Shawn was going to do because I knew he was going to be right there. So, those are those kinds of special nights that you don’t have to think for your opponent, you don’t have to come up with something because you know he’s on the same wavelength as you are. It was the perfect storm, and I couldn’t have been more happy with how that turned out."

H/T 411 Mania


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