The Undertaker will reportedly be retiring from pro wrestling “in a Terry Funk kind of way.”

It was announced this week that The Undertaker will emerge from semi-retirement and compete at WrestleMania 34 — and WrestleManias 35 through 44 — leaving some fans and pundits wondering whether the Phenom has bitten off more than he can chew.

Longtime wrestling journalist Dan Mutzler wrote this week that it is “one-thousand-percent totally confirmed for sure” that The Undertaker will square off against John Cena in April, marking the Deadman’s 26th WrestleMania appearance.

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But the Undertaker will be 53 when he faces Cena — and will be 63 when his 10-year-10-match contract with WWE comes to a close — leaving some pundits questioning the long-term wisdom of the arrangement.

According to a source within WWE — who, for the sake of anonymity, asked to be identified only as W. Regal — the company’s creative team is already mapping out the Undertaker’s upcoming WrestleMania matches, including:

  • WrestleMania 35: Undertaker vs. Kane (to be billed as a “Once in a Lifetime” showdown)
  • WrestleMania 38: Mixed tag — Undertaker and Alexa Bliss versus Matt Hardy and Sister Abigail
  • WrestleMania 42: Hell in a Cell — Undertaker vs. Dewey Foley
  • WrestleMania 44:  Freestyle Rap Battle — Undertaker vs. Jim Ross

The Undertaker has not publicly confirmed his participation in any WrestleManias, and insists he’s still just trying to remember where he left his hat and coat.