For more than 25 years, The Undertaker has been an important part of WWE's biggest annual event:WrestleMania. Having competed at the event more times than any superstar in WWE history, his legendary undefeated streak made it all the way to a 21-0 record beforeBrock Lesnar defeated him atWrestleMania 30. But even though the streak has ended, Taker has continued to show up forWrestleMania.

While nothing has been confirmed forWWE WrestleMania 33, the build-up to an epic match with the Dead Man could begin as early as Clash of Championson Sunday.

Regardless, there's no question that both the WWE Universe and WWE's creative team are already discussing possible scenarios for The Undertaker to improve his record to 24-1 atWrestleMania 33 in Orlando.

What follows is a list of five current or former WWE Superstars (in no particular order) that could possibly face The Undertaker atWrestleMania 33.

John Cena

No name has been rumored more regularly to be Taker's nextMania opponent that the leader of the Cenation. John Cena has easily been the most dominant WWE Superstar of the last decade, yet he's never stepped in the ring with The Undertaker atWrestleMania. While John Cena's focus as of late has been the future of the WWE and the New Era movement, there's no reason he couldn't switch focus to arguably the most iconic WWE Superstar of all time. It would also keep Cena away from the WWE World Heavyweight Championship atMania, which should make a lot of fans very happy.

The Rock

As The Undertaker gets older, the quality of his matches deteriorate, even if at a very, very slow rate. This has forced WWE to focus primarily on the hype and drama leading up toMania, with the theatrics and special effects being used in full force for the ring entrances. And since WWE likes to have one or two matches that the mainstream media will be interested in, who better to bring back for another match than The Rock?

Along with The Undertaker and Steve Austin, The Rock was one of the pillars of the Attitude Era. Having already defeated Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin and John Cena atMania, it would be easy to write a story in which he wants to add Taker's name to that list.

Bill Goldberg

Whether Goldberg wants to pick up where Sting left off, or he returns to WWE to begin a program of his own, what better way to maximize your profits on his appearances than by putting him in one of the most coveted matches of the year?

Goldberg could return aroundSurvivor Series and defeat a different WWE Superstar at every major PPV leading up toMania, when The Undertaker answers Goldberg's challenge for someone to step up.

Finn Bálor

While many have said thatBray Wyatt is going to be the New Era's version of The Undertaker, it could be argued that FinnBálor would fill that role more appropriately. Like Undertaker,Bálor was a major player from the first time he appeared on the WWE roster.

He also has one of the few entrances that comes anywhere near being as elaborate as The Undertaker's. If the Dead Man is looking to wind things down, this could be a match in which he symbolically passes the torch to a representative of the New Era in WWE.

The Miz

This would really only work if The Undertaker's appearance was a surprise. If The Miz still holds the IC title atWrestleMania 33, his issues withSmackDown GM Daniel Bryan will have reached it's limit.

Daniel Bryan tells The Miz he has signed a huge free agent, and it will be his surprise opponent in an IC title match atMania. Taker makes extremely short work of The Miz, then hands the title to Daniel Bryan as he leaves, allowing the GM to create a tournament to crown a new champion. That would put The Undertaker at exactly 25WrestleMania matches (24-1). Also, the Intercontinental Championship has been one thing that alluded Taker throughout his WWE career.

WWE WrestleMania 33 is scheduled forApril 2 of next year at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

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