The Undertaker is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Throughout his career, he maintained a different mysterious aura about himself. Such was his legacy, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, a few months after his retirement.
The Phenom won multiple titles and created records that almost seem impossible to break, such as his streak of 21 wins in a row at WrestleMania.
What did The Undertaker claim about Roman Reigns and his comparison to WWE legends?
During the latest interview with The Independent, The Undertaker spoke about several instances including a dream match with Seth Rollins. However, when it came The Undertaker praised Roman Reigns and had his thoughts on how he holds up against all-time greats like Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin.
Despite Reigns’ 1000+ days run as the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, The Phenom had his reservations. He said, “do you put him in the same boat as Stone Cold Steve Austin, or Hulk Hogan? I don’t know. Everything’s so subjective when it comes to that. Reigns has the claim to fame now. He’s the man. I mean, it’s not even close, really.”
The Undertaker further claimed, ” He’s doing a phenomenal job. His character, his talent and everything has grown exponentially through this run. It’s arguably one of the greatest runs ever. He’s had the title for a thousand days. Business is incredible. He picks his own schedule. He’s got a claim, he’s got an argument. I’m really proud of him for how he’s come. “
Reigns defeated The Undertaker at WrestleMania 33 in a match that lasted for approximately 23 minutes. Reigns has come a long way from that point of time in his career and is one of the biggest stars on the roster now.
However, in spite of such a huge run, The Undertaker believes Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold Steve Austin to be still ahead of Roman Reigns.
What is next for Roman Reigns in WWE?
At Night of Champions, Roman Reigns was handed the shock of his life, when his cousin Jimmy turned on him on the day he reached 1000 days as a world champion in his current reign. Their stab in the back, led to him and Solo Sikoa losing the tag-team titles match. As The Bloodline now starts to fall apart, fans wonder what is next for Reigns.
At Money in the Bank 2023, Roman Reigns could team up with Solo Sikoa to face The Usos, and at SummerSlam, the saga may come full circle with one of the Usos facing Reigns for his titles