“One of the greatest”: HOFer Undertaker hails ex-rival Shawn Michaels on completing 35 in WWE

The Undertaker & Shawn Michaels are two of the greatest & biggest superstars WWE has ever produced. The Deadman has carried his persona everywhere around the globe. On the other hand, the heartbreak kid has also impressed the WWE Universe on various occasions with his personality, style, and in-ring charisma.

Both the Taker & Michaels had also competed in WWE in multiple events Like:- Summerslam, WrestleMania, etc. Even recently the Senior Vice President of Talent has completed his 35 years in WWE. On this special occasion, The Deadman has again surfaced on the internet and hails his ex-rival for achieving this accolade in the company.

Undertaker and Shawn Michaels’ rivalry

The rivalry between Taker & Michales was initially started in SummerSlam 1997. The Deadman was part of a match against Bret Hart where the heartbreak kid was a special guest referee. But during the match, Michales got a little bit emotional and tries to hit the chair to Bret Hart but incidentally lands on the Deadman.

This thing cost the taker his match and hence the legendary rivalry between these two born from there. 

Later on, both the Hall of Famers competed with each other in multiple premium live events which include WrestleMania XIV, XXV, XXV, etc. That being said, recently Shawn completed his 35 years in the Stamford-based promotion, Taker took his Twitter account to celebrate this achievement of his former rival.

The high-profile matches between the Undertaker & Michaels generated massive fan heat every single time they faced off.

Shawn Micheals WWE career overview

The heartbroken kid is also known as Mr. WrestleMania. The name is not just given to Shawn Michales but he proves himself every single time. He made his WWE debut on 18 June 1988. After betraying Janetty during the early phase of his carrier,

The Hall of Famer pushed himself to become one of the most decorated superstars in WWE. Michales is also a four-time world champion, having held the WWF Championship three times and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship once. Alongside this, The Heartbreak Kid was also the first Grand Slam Champion in WWE’s history. He is also an 11-time Slammy Award winner in the company.

These are only a few accolades that he achieved during his in-ring time with WWE. Shawn also becomes the #1 superstar in the PWI 500 list of 1996. Shawn Michaels’ greatest accomplishment in the company was considered to be winning back-to-back Royal Rumble matches, which only few can do in this business.


Superstars like Shawn Michales are real examples of Generational talent in wrestling. New superstars will come and go but no one can ever match the charism of the Heart-Break Kid.


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