The Undertaker’s “final farewell” set for WWE Survivor Series
WWE is further hyping The Undertaker making an appearance at this year’s Survivor Series pay-per-view event.
WWE announced on Friday The Undertaker’s “final farewell” will take place at this show. WWE touted it as “capping off The Phonem’s legendary 30-year career.”
WWE had previously confirmed that this year’s Survivor Series pay-per-view event will be a tribute to Taker and he would be appearing at the show. He made his promotional debut at the 1990 version of Survivor Series.
BREAKING: @undertaker‘s Final Farewell Set for @WWE #SurvivorSeries
Undertaker’s Final Farewell will take place at #SurvivorSeries Series on Sunday, November 22 at 7 pm ET streaming live on @WWENetwork capping off The Phenom’s legendary 30-year career. #ThankYouTaker pic.twitter.com/KSbtdyBA6X
— WWE Public Relations (@WWEPR) November 6, 2020
The “30 Days of The Deadman” programming on WWE Network schedule is currently out with this docuseries looking at his career and feuds over the course of a month.
In what appears to be his final match, The Undertaker beat AJ Styles in a Boneyard Match, which served as the headliner of WrestleMania 36 – Night 1.
WWE holds the Survivor Series pay-per-view event on November 22 in Orlando, Florida at the Amway Center on the WWE Network.
The top matches featured on the card are WWE Champion Randy Orton vs. WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Raw Women’s Champion Asuka vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Sasha Banks, and the traditional Raw vs. SmackDown elimination tag team matches.
WWE later issued the following:
UNDERTAKER®’S FINAL FAREWELL SET FOR WWE® SURVIVOR SERIES®
STAMFORD, Conn., November 6, 2020 – Undertaker’s Final Farewell will take place at Survivor Series on Sunday, November 22 at 7 pm ET streaming live around the world on WWE Network, capping off The Phenom’s legendary 30-year career.
One of the most iconic Superstars in WWE history and a pop culture phenomenon, Undertaker made his WWE debut at Survivor Series on November 22, 1990. From his debut with Brother Love to his critically-acclaimed match vs. AJ Styles® at this year’s WrestleMania®, Undertaker has participated in some of the greatest matches in history against Hall of Famers such as Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair®, Triple H®, Shawn Michaels® and Mick Foley®; had multiple WWE Championship reigns; and held an unmatched and astounding undefeated streak at WrestleMania that lasted 21 years.
As part of Undertaker’s Final Farewell and 30th anniversary, WWE is celebrating “30 Years of the Deadman” throughout November, including recently debuted documentaries “Meeting The Undertaker“ and “WWE Untold: The Phenom and The Legend Killer” on WWE Network as well as “The Mortician: The Story of Paul Bearer” premiering this Sunday, November 8 and “Brothers of Destruction,” which premiered in October at the Austin Film Festival, and will stream on WWE Network on Sunday, November 15. In addition, Undertaker will be a special guest on “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Sessions” immediately following Survivor Series.
Activation will also include special Undertaker photo galleries, video highlights and features on WWE.com, Undertaker Tik Tok Challenge, Instagram filter and Snapchat lens, two exclusive product opportunities with Funko only available at Amazon, feature space in 2,300 Walmarts including an exclusive Mattel action figure, national media appearances including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and blocks of primetime programming from WWE’s distribution partners around the world dedicated to Undertaker.
In addition to Undertaker’s Final Farewell, WWE Survivor Series is the one night of the year where Raw® squares off against SmackDown®. Current matchups are highlighted by: WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns® taking on WWE Champion Randy Orton®; Raw Women’s Champion Asuka® vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Sasha Banks®; Raw Tag Team Champions The New Day® against SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Street Profits®; United States Champion Bobby Lashley® vs. Intercontinental Champion Sami Zayn®; as well as men’s and women’s 5-on-5 Survivor Series Elimination matches.
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