New Examiner Article Looks At The Undertaker’s Past Injuries

Nick Paglino

The UndertakerKevin Kellam of The Pro Wrestling Examiner has published a new article, compiling a look at all of The Undertaker's past injuries during his storied pro wrestling career, and below are some excerpts. You can read more by clicking on the above link:

Back: The Undertaker took one his first extended hiatuses in 1994, after he was defeated in a Casket Match at the Royal Rumble. The sumo giant Yokozuna, with help from 10 WWE villains, beat the Phenom into the casket. The Undertaker’s image appeared on the titantron and his body rose to the ceiling of the arena. In actuality, ‘Taker was recouping from a nagging back injury, a common injury amongst veteran stars. Back injuries have effected the careers of many wrestlers including Shawn Michaels and JBL.

Facial injuries: At different stages in his WWE career, Undertaker’s creepy face has been wounded. In 1995, Mabel legitmately broke Undertaker’s cheek bone. The injury was a staged portion of the performance, yet the injury became real, forcing Undertaker to wear a grey protective mask that resembled the Phantom of the Opera. After he was called back into active duty in 2010, The Undertaker was injured in his first match back on Smackdown. Near the conclusion of the match with Rey Mysterio, ‘Taker had an orbital bone broken around one of his eyes.

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