WWE: Every version of The Undertaker ranked from weakest to strongest

The Undertaker was unstoppable throughout his 30-year WWE career but which version of the character was the most invincible?
The Undertaker at WWE Cyber Sunday 2007 (Courtesy of WWE.com)
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1. The original Western Mortician (1990 - 1994)

You want to talk unstoppable? When The Undertaker made his WWE there was no stopping him. They all tried: Hulk Hogan, Ultimate Warrior, Bret Hart, but none could take down The Phenom.

That sight of The Undertaker first walking through the curtain at Survivor Series 1990 is one that will live on in the annals of WWE history. This near-seven-foot monster slowly walked to the ring clad in a long black coat, with a black hat, grey gloves, boots, and tie, and it was truly a sight to behold.

The original Western Mortician gimmick nailed the look right from the beginning, but 'Taker himself nailed the characterization. The way he would slowly stalk his opponents around the ring was the stuff of horror movies; he truly behaved like an undead reaper slowly moving towards its prey. He was relentless, stopping only for a second to fix his gloves and ensure that his grip couldn't be relinquished whenever he fastened it around his opponents' necks.

Speaking of relentless, the fact that he was impervious to pain only added to that narrative, as nothing could subdue The Deadman. His only loss in a three year-period took place by a roll-up, ensuring that he never looked weak; he never looked mortal.

An invincible monster may have a short shelf-life because the magic can wear off after a while, but 'Taker managed to make it work for four years before his first evolution took place. He sold the character effortlessly, setting the foundations for the more interesting nuances that would come after that. Yes. The Undertaker may have gotten better with age, but from a character standpoint he was never stronger than he was in those first four years.

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