The history of The Brothers of Destruction | WWE
Bearer returned with Kane to exact revenge on The Undertaker, with a move set not brothers according to the internet but there are many similarities between. Without question, The Undertaker and Kane are two of the most destructive forces in WWE history. Though at times they've been fierce rivals. THE UNDERTAKER and Kane lost their dream match to Triple H and Shawn Michaels at WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia.
The Undertaker eventually was injured in the fall ofwith Kane going his own way again. They reunited again in the summer of ; at this time, Undertaker had taken on the " American Badass " biker persona instead of the satanic character he had portrayed previously.
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They challenged Tag Team Champions Edge and Christian for the tag titles on an episode of Raw is War, but they were disqualified, so they didn't win the titles. This culminated in a match at SummerSlamwhich resulted in a no contest when Undertaker unmasked Kane, causing him to flee the ring.
They were granted an opportunity to face Steve Austin and Triple H at Backlashif they could defeat Edge and Christian in a no-disqualification match for the titles. On April 19 episode of SmackDown! On an episode of Raw is War, Undertaker was told by police officers that his wife Sara had been involved in a car accident; The Undertaker arrived home, only to find out that it was all a set-up by Austin.
The basis of this feud involved Page stalking Undertaker's wife Sara, hoping to get the Undertaker's attention. On the August 9 episode of SmackDown! Richards wanted revenge on the Undertaker for what happened to him on the April 26, episode of SmackDown!
Sporadic encounters — [ edit ] The duo first appeared together in 's WWE draftstanding right next to each other when Undertaker was drafted to Raw. The duo next appeared together during the first few moments of No Mercy as they both respectively had title matches that night, with Undertaker challenging Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship inside Hell in a Cell and Kane defending his Intercontinental Title in a unification match against Triple H for the World Heavyweight Championship.
They next teamed up again unofficially at the Royal Rumble inbut Undertaker turned on Kane during the Royal Rumble match and eliminated him. McMahon, costing Undertaker the match. The two would end the feud with a match at WrestleMania XX inin which The Undertaker returned to his " Deadman " character, and defeated his half-brother Kane. Before the match, Gene Snitskywho was in a feud with the then-face gimmick Kane, told Heidenreich he would help him that night.
Due to the interference, Heidenreich was positioned to win.
However, when the casket was asked to be opened, Kane emerged from the casket coming to his aid, attacked, and battled Snitsky out of the arena, allowing his brother, The Undertaker to defeat Heidenreich and gain the victory. The last time Kane and the Undertaker would meet in was during an interpromotional match where neither of the men from "Raw" or "SmackDown" were involved. While Kane, who was helping his partner Big Show against Rey Mysteriopretended to leave when Undertaker entered the arena, he would inevitably receive a chokeslam from Undertaker after a failed sneak attack.
Notably, both brothers were faces at the time, however Kane was a member of the Raw brand and Undertaker was a member of the SmackDown brand.
Because the match was held on SmackDown and the SmackDown brand was portrayed more favorably in that year's brand warfare storylineKane and Big Show were portrayed as tweeners without ever officially turning in that direction. Reunions and discord — [ edit ] Kane was reunited with The Undertaker when he returned to SmackDown!
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Kennedyhelping Kennedy beat down on him  before the lights went out and the Undertaker's music came on. When the lights came back on Kane was gone, nowhere to be found. As a result of the interference, General Manager Theodore Long scheduled a tag team match: The Brothers of Destruction vs. This time, the match would go to a double disqualification as Kennedy threatened to run over Kane with a hearse parked ringside.
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The Brothers of Destruction would reunite on the November 20 episode to face the Jeri-Show, but the match ended in no contest, and Jericho subsequently fled the ring during the match after pilfering the Undertaker's championship belt.
On the June 4 episode of SmackDown, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long announced that The Undertaker was found in a vegetative state by Kane, who vowed to out the identity of Undertaker's attacker, and for weeks he accused and interrogated other superstars. Kane then returned to successfully cash in his Money in the Bank contract to win the World Heavyweight Championship. Undertaker, however, was tombstoned by Kane, who was revealed to be the Undertaker's attacker the entire time, Thus resulted in a feud between the two.
Kane and Undertaker met at Night of Championswhich Undertaker lost.
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With Kane seeming to have grown stronger than his older "brother", The Undertaker was boosted by the return of his former manager, and Kane's father, Paul Bearer who hadn't been seen for many years, since June when The Undertaker betrayed him by drowning him in a crypt of cement seemingly paying Bearer back for his recent unforgettable betrayal at SummerSlam '96 and siding with Undertaker's arch enemy MankindVader and his brother Kane. The feud culminated with a Buried Alive match at Bragging Rightsin which The Undertaker lost again due to interference by The Nexusallowing Kane to bury the Undertaker alive, possibly evening a longtime score for The Undertaker's initial ablaze of his brother as children.
During this feud, he was seemingly making failed attempts at defending his father from Edge; though in AprilBearer returned for a brief stint as a part of Kane's ongoing feud with Randy Orton. Bearer was kidnapped by Orton and then stuck in a storage freezer while strapped to a wheelchair. Kane later came for Bearer, only to betray him by rolling him back into the freezer while stating, "I'm saving you This led to the return of The Undertaker, who assisted Kane in fighting off the six attackers hinting that he forgave Kane for his betrayal.
They cleared the ring before delivering simultaneous chokeslams and tombstone piledrivers to Hawkins and Hunico, after which they did their signature pose.
The Undertaker and Kane were once again reunited on the March 11, episode of Raw following the real-life death of Paul Bearer.
This caused an irate Kane to attack Punk, leading to a match between the two later in the night, which Kane won thanks to interference from The Undertaker.
The two then once again tried to pay tribute to Bearer only to be interrupted again by Punk, who attacked Kane with Bearer's urn and then left the arena with it.
After SmackDown went off the air, as Undertaker was leaving, Kane appeared on the ramp and they did their signature arm pose together. This led to a No-Disqualification match the following week where Kane lost to Cena. It's been a long road for two of the best-known wrestlers that WWE has ever created and it seems that they are taking much more than just good memories away from their time in WWE.
The Undertaker was married to a woman named Jodi Lynn, while Kane was married to his current wife Crystal. Over the past few decades, The Undertaker and Kane have grown up side by side and are now the fathers of two quite big families. Their families know each other very well as The Undertaker and his four children and Kane with his three daughters often visit each other and find the time to see their old rivals outside of WWE. It would have been quite beautiful if it was Kane who finally ended The Streak a few years ago, but seemingly that wasn't the way the script was written.
Many of the WWE Universe wanted The Undertaker up against Kane one last time before Survivor Series back inbut instead they were given the gift of The Brothers of Destruction once again reuniting and showing that age is just a number. When people think of The Undertaker they will remember The Streak.
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They will remember Brock Lesnar. But more than anything they will remember the incredible rivalry between two men that were easily mistaken for brothers for many years. As fathers and husbands, they need to make the decision to step into a less physical career now they've reached an age where it is now longer feasible to be on the road for days a year.
Even outside of WW,E somehow the former 'brothers' have moved in similar directions when it comes to their jobs. Kane works as an insurer and along with his wife he runs an Allstate agency in Knoxville, Tennessee, while The Undertaker invests in real estate along with his business partner Scott Everhart.
During these two years, Kane was used as a jobber for many of WWE's upcoming stars. Kane was known as Issac Yankem and was even involved in the Royal Rumble.