10 Wrestlers That Love Their Lives Too Much To Retire

9. The Undertaker

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If he really really wanted to, he just f*cking would.

For years, fans fantasy booked the end of The Undertaker's WrestleMania unbeaten streak as the end of his entire career, if only because there was a level of logic to the landscape back then. Having done away with just about everybody in an incredible career, 'The Deadman' had long passed the point where he could put over some of the laughably pitched "new" talents that could have realistically benefitted from the rub. Electing to go with shock and awe (and shock, and awwww), WWE donated the record to Brock Lesnar's trophy cabinet.

The returns since then haven't so much diminished as they have decayed. Bray Wyatt, Shane McMahon and Roman Reigns were all served up 'Show Of Shows' stinkers despite it being just about the only date in 'Taker's diary. Keeping going - as if to try and prove all of these were outliers - it took until 2019 for him to actually manage it!

A supergroup tandem with Roman Reigns resulted in one of the best WWE pay-per-view matches of the year against Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre. For his next trick, he'll almost certainly fly back to Saudi Arabia to try and erase all memories of his catastrophe with Goldberg in June. He might yet manage it.

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