Shawn Michaels vs Undertaker will be a big draw at this years WrestleMania despite the problems it presents. From a wrestling fans perspective this will be a real treat. Last year both of these Superstars but on a Mania performance for the ages. Despite all of the positives coming from such a historic remath there are many problems with the booking.
The biggest problem with the booking is that it doesnt favor the future. The appeal of this match is also its worst enemy. If HBK wins the match it does nothing for his career. HBK has accomplished so much in his career that this win is not something that will benefit his character in any meaningful way. If the Undertakers streak was to be broken it should be a passing of the torch moment to a young Superstar.
Another way to view this match would be that if HBK wanted to retire this would be the best way to do it. He would be leaving the wrestling industry on a high note by making yet again another Mania moment. The truth remains thought that HBK is not ready to retire. He has given no indication that he is ready to leave just yet even though he probably will eventually take a break from the road.
I view the Undertaker as the superstar whom is more likely to retire. He has been very hurt lately and many have speculated that this would be his last Mania performance since the beginning of last year. I do not personally think that Taker would want his streak to end especially against a wrestler whom will not benefit from it. Either way this is a bookers nightmare and a wrestling fans dream.
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