The Undertaker will be taking his rightful place among the immortals as he will headline the 2022 WWE Hall of Fame class the weekend of WrestleMania 38 in Dallas.
The Undertaker, is one of the most popular stars in WWE history, officially retired from in-ring competition at Survivor Series in 2020, bringing a 30-year run in WWE to a close.
After making his WWE debut in 1990, “The Phenom” went on to hold nearly every major championship in WWE. His final match took place at WrestleMania 36 in the highly acclaimed and cinematic Boneyard Match against A.J. Styles.
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.
The Hall of Fame ceremony will air on April 1 on Peacock, in front of a live audience that will have been in attendance for the WWE SmackDown at the American Airlines Center in Dallas that kicks off WrestleMania weekend. Tickets for the SmackDown/Hall of Fame event go on sale Feb. 22