For a few years, professional wrestling followers throughout the globe have waited for a dream bout between Sting and The Undertaker. But to their sheer disappointment, the 2 legends by no means squared off towards one another contained in the WWE ring.
Sting appeared for the primary time in a WWE ring in 2014. Often dubbed “The Franchise of WCW,” the person known as Sting is likely one of the most recognizable and distinctive faces in sports-entertainment historical past.
Since he stepped foot contained in the WWE’s four-square there was a whole lot of noise surrounding his potential face off towards the Phenom. However, that was not the case.
Incidentally, Sting had additionally pitched an concept for a cinematic match towards the Undertaker, however WWE rejected it.
In his newest interview, Stinger make clear the match that might have been.
“It wasn’t a purpose of mine to get again in the ring. The solely factor I believed I would do is have a cinematic match towards Undertaker once I was with WWE. We weren’t capable of come to an settlement. Tony [Schiavone] reached out to me and requested if I needed to return play and let him know. A 12 months later and I believed WWE isn’t understanding and I didn’t need to disappear with my tail between my legs. I hate that.
“I had no idea what I could offer AEW but I called Tony and he asked if I would be interested in doing cinematic matches. I said I would like to do that and now, Tony is talking about matches on Dynamite. We’ll see what happens there. To be back on TNT is a cool element to it. It’s great to have guys like Jim Ross, Tony, Dustin [Rhodes], Tully [Blanchard] and Arn [Anderson] around.”