One of the dream matches that many in the WWE Universe would have loved to have seen but never got a chance to was Sting vs The Undertaker. They were icons at the top of their game, in WWE and WCW respectively; pitting these two against each other felt like a natural fit if the time ever came that Vince McMahon (WWE) or Eric Bischoff (WCW) had control of both contracts at the same time.
When WCW folded and was purchased by WWE, the idea of the match happening crept closer to reality. Unfortunately, Sting was working off a guaranteed WCW contract that hadn't expired (even though WCW itself did) and instead of taking employment with WWE, chose to stay at home and continue getting paid. It was a logical choice that disappointed fans, but Sting wasn't the only one to do so.
When Sting's contract finally closed, there were offers for a WWE contract. Out of fear the WWE wouldn't have anything fruitful for him - and worried McMahon might take liberties with the legacy of his character - he declined. When he finally returned over a decade later, he realized sitting at home or working for other companies like TNA was a mistake.
During a recent interview with Al Arabiya while promoting the new WWE 2K18 video game, Sting was asked if he would love to have that Undertaker dream match. Sting said, "I had a dream match, it was against Taker, it never did happen. Yeah, I wish I could have had that, but really I don’t have any complaints at all."
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Arabiya asked if The Undertaker called him tomorrow and said "let's do this", would Sting? And the Stinger responded that he didn't think that would ever happen. "We’ve had a brief conversation, and I just told him, I said, man, I just always wanted to have that match. It wasn’t necessarily reciprocated so I’m not sure where he stands or if he had any interest at all, to be quite honest. But I did. I don’t mind saying."
While both competitors are pretty much done with in-ring performing, that doesn't mean pairing these superstars up isn't still high on many people's bucket list of wrestling matches.