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Figure Four Weekly: Looking at Shawn Michaels potential return


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While retirements in professional wrestling are almost always temporary, the direction that WWE went in on last Monday's episode of Raw was still genuinely surprising.

What seemed like it would be a by-the-numbers segment with Shawn Michaels promoting Triple H and The Undertaker's match at WWE Super Show-Down, which is being billed as the last time they'll ever face each other, turned into a full-blown tease of Michaels coming out of retirement.

Michaels' segment started as everyone would have expected, with him picking Triple H to defeat The Undertaker and saying Triple H has more left in the tank than Undertaker at this point in their careers.

Undertaker then interrupted him. Undertaker said him ending Michaels' career was the reason that Michaels was picking Triple H.

Michaels asked if Undertaker thinks that's what this is about and said he's a man of his word and has stayed retired out of respect for the system, the fans, and The Undertaker.

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