An unearthed photo shows the Undertaker getting his first tattoo with the WWE legend in his corner

When someone says The Undertaker, what instantly comes to mind would be his entrance with the black coat, black hat and the iconic death knell. Mark Calaway made The Deadman character immortal by maintaining kayfabe for nearly three decades.

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However, one thing that makes The Undertaker complete for the new generation of fans is his tattoos. Taker explained the tattoos on his body while appearing on The Broken Skull Sessions with Stone Cold Steve Austin.

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Recently, a Twitter page 90s wwe shared the famous photo of The Undertaker getting his first-ever tattoo. Along with the photo, the page tweeted, “The Undertaker gets his first tattoo as Paul Bearer looks on 📸”.

Taker’s then WWE manager Paul Bearer was present in the room with him while getting his first tattoo. The Deadman got his first tattoo in Las Vegas and world famous tattoo artist Paul Booth did it.

Speaking to Austin on Broken Skull Sessions in 2020, Taker said: “It wasn’t a small tattoo. It took all my outside of my forearm. This session lasted eight hours and smiling Paul (Booth) he was a grinder. He wiped hard and drove it deep .

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Taker remembers his arm was swollen after the first session. He was working with The Ultimate Warrior at that time. During the match, Warrior grabbed Taker’s right arm even after he was told not to.

Paul Booth on meeting The Undertaker for the first time

Paul Booth is a 54-year-old world-renowned tattoo artist who first inked The Undertaker. A few years ago in 2019, Booth appeared on Loudwire, where he shared the experience of meeting The Phenom for the first time.

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Booth said, “It was the first time, I think, that I had met him. A very calm guy, very characterful. Calm and tall, menacing, he had to bend down and turn on his side to enter the hotel room. I remember that, ‘Holy c**p, that’s huge’.

He also talked about the nature of Taker, saying“The Undertaker is a guy who only really talks when he has something to say. Like I remember, you know? I mean we had great conversations, a very polite guy, a very serious, but very friendly. You could see him being The Undertaker in real life, “Yeah, that’s The Undertaker.” He still has that vibe, I mean it’s very authentic.

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The Undertaker was one of the most mystical people in professional wrestling history. He rarely broke his character. Also, very few people know what he is like in real life when he’s not in character.

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