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Sting really wants to retire after a match with Undertaker

Sting, who will go into the WWE Hall of Fame the night before WrestleMania 32 in Dallas, has been the subject of retirement rumors following a report from TMZ stating he would make it official that same weekend. Later, he gave an interview that seemed to indicate that talk may be premature, considering he's feeling okay after suffering a neck injury in a match with Seth Rollins at Night of Champions last year and he still has a few goals for his pro wrestling career.

And there's one big one: a match with Undertaker.

In doing media, he's making clear that's how he wants to go out. First, to Crave Online:

"I want that dream match with Undertaker. I've been outspoken about that. The whole world knows that I've always wanted to do that so it would be kind of cool to go out like that."

Then, to IGN:

"I remember years ago, it seemed to be a dream match. People were asking for it. Taker's character and mine - there are so many similarities. I mean, they're different, but there are also a lot of similarities. The mystique of both of us and all that. I just think that we could do some pretty cool stuff that would compliment each other. And it would be extremely entertaining. I've had these visions and these ideas in my head for a while. And, again, it's a dream still."

It's worth noting that, according to the Observer, WWE had three separate plans for Undertaker at WrestleMania 32 and none of them involved Sting (Brock Lesnar, an unknown opponent, and John Cena). Finally, when all options were exhausted, Vince McMahon brought back his son, Shane, to face Undertaker.

So while there may be fans who want it, and while the Stinger himself may want to wait to retire just in case he can get it, the likelihood of the match happening seems lower than it's ever been.

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