The legendary Undertaker continues to defy the odds bywinning big matches on a consistent basis; knocking off the biggest names that Smackdown has to offer.But perhaps, his toughest opponent is only just around the corner as a newcomer to the top of the card, ‘Bad News Barrett’ has earned the opportunity to define his legacy against one of the greatest of all time.
Barrett who has held the Intercontinental Championship multiple times throughout the series, has struggled to take the next step to the top of the Smackdown roster. He continued to prove that he hang with the top stars of Smackdown with impressive performances throughout the past six months. However, it was the recent victory of John Cena that stepped him across the line as the next big contender for the World Heavyweight Championship on a recent episode of Smackdown. Barrett proved that he could compete among the best of the best and has now got the chance to have his first one on one World Heavyweight Championship match against The Undertaker.
The Deadman has proven time and time again that he is one of the best that the WWE has ever seen. Ever since his huge Wrestlemania win against Chris Jericho, The Undertaker has been a man on a mission, and has looked to mark his territory on Smackdown as the ruler of the yard. His dominate victory against John Cena at Money in the Bank officially proved that his legendary status is in full force. He removed John Cena from the title picture by defeating him on the last episode of Smackdown in convincing fashion; not only giving him the confidence but also the momentum he needs to head into Summerslam against Barrett.
Its the legend vs the new comer, in what is sure to an epic encounter. Can the World Heavyweight Champion continue to defy the odds by winning another big match? Or can the young and coming star ‘Bad News Barrett’ begin his journey towards greatness by winning his first major championship?
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