It was announced on Friday morning that The Undertaker will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during WrestleMania weekend this year.
Here’s the official press release from WWE:
THE UNDERTAKER TO BE INDUCTED INTO WWE HALL OF FAME
STAMFORD, Conn., February 18, 2022 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that The Undertaker will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Friday, April 1 at American Airlines Center in Dallas as part of WrestleMania Week. The event will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the U.S. and WWE Network everywhere else.
In addition, for the first time in history, WWE will present both Friday Night SmackDown and the 2022 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony live on the same night at American Airlines Center, giving all fans in attendance an unprecedented opportunity to witness both events for one price. Tickets for the special 2 for 1 SmackDown + Hall of Fame go on sale this Tuesday, February 22 at 10 AM CT via Ticketmaster. Additional 2022 WWE Hall of Fame inductees will be announced in the near future.
The Undertaker is one of the most popular Superstars in WWE history and a pop culture icon. After making his WWE debut at the 1990 Survivor Series, “The Phenom” went on to hold nearly every major Championship in WWE and has competed in some of the most memorable matches in history over his illustrious 30-year career. In addition, The Undertaker amassed a historic consecutive 21-year WrestleMania undefeated streak that may never be broken. In 2020, The Undertaker was featured in the WWE Network docuseries “Undertaker: The Last Ride,” which was praised by both fans and critics and made his “Final Farewell” at Survivor Series. The Undertaker continues to make appearances outside the ring, most recently appearing in Netflix’s Escape The Undertaker.
WrestleMania 38, the most stupendous two-night WrestleMania in history, takes place Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 live from AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Tickets are currently on sale via Seatgeek.com.
It was also announced on WWE.com that The Undertaker will be on “The TODAY Show” Saturday morning on NBC.
The following five-minute tribute video was posted on WWE’s Youtube channel today as well.
Triple H was one of the many people in WWE to tweet about it.
Absolutely no one has had as big an effect over as long of a career as @Undertaker. He is the measuring stick of this industry, in and out of the ring, and now takes his well-deserved place in the #WWEHOF! https://t.co/cyRwg68kqK
— Triple H (@TripleH) February 18, 2022
Congratulations to The Undertaker on this tremendous honor in his home state of Texas. He is obviously very deserving as one of the greatest WWE superstars of all-time.