The Undertaker Has ‘100% Confidence’ In Stephanie McMahon Taking Over As Interim CEO Of WWE

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During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated’s Justin Barrasso, WWE Hall of Famer The Undertaker commented on the news that Stephanie McMahon has taken over as interim CEO & Chairwoman of WWE while the WWE Board of Directors investigates Vince McMahon over allegations that he made a $3 million “hush” payment to a former WWE employee he allegedly had an affair with.

‘Taker says he has “100% confidence” in Stephanie taking over her father’s duties for the time being.

Additionally, the “Deadman” commented on the current women’s division in WWE, and more.

You can check out some highlights from the interview below:


On Stephanie McMahon taking over as interim CEO & Chairman of WWE: “Stephanie is incredible, and she’s going to show that in this new role. She is level-headed, she sees the whole picture. Her steady, calm hand is exactly what is needed. There’s not a selfish bone in her body, but she’s all about business. She’s the right person for the job. I have 100% confidence about what Stephanie McMahon will do for the company.”


On his thoughts on WWE’s women’s division: “The women’s division is really, really good. Bianca has only scratched the surface of the star she’s going to be. She’s got such an incredible personality. She’s someone I really want to see succeed. And Becky is just on a whole other level. You never know what’s coming next. Watching what she’s doing, it’s clear she has the potential to be on top for a long time.”

On his Hall of Fame induction speech: “I knew I had to do something different. I didn’t know I was going to completely reinvent the wheel. It was the first time in a live atmosphere for me to show the man behind the hat. As JBL said to me afterward, ‘What a roll of the dice.’ I was really happy with how it turned out.”

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