The Undertaker was a locker room leader in WWE and he was a very powerful political presence. He even sat as judge of wrestlers’ court for years. His group was one that any Superstar should have wanted to be in. It meant he had your back. The Undertaker was a very strong alliance to have backstage and Booker T knows this all too well.
During his Hall Of Fame radio show, Booker T brought up how The Undertaker is from Houston like himself. They started at about the same time and knew each other prior to WWE. This helped Booker out in a dramatic fashion as it opened the door for The Undertaker to invite the former Harlem Heat member to dress with the upper tier of the WWE roster.
“We go way back to the early part of our careers. We crossed paths and then we became really good friends when I came to WWE. He was the guy who gave me the rub I can’t remember how long it was I was in WWE when I was dressing in the locker room with the boys. The boys’ locker room is a huge locker room but it’s a lot of boys with a lot of bags. Their bags may not smell too good but that’s just part of the game,”
“I’ve always said that you’ve got to make it in the locker room before you have a chance of making it in the ring. It’s probably like that in most sports but I ran across The Undertaker in the hallway when I was going to put my stuff in the locker room. He saw me and said, ‘Hey, why don’t you come over here and dress with us?’ From that day on, I dressed in the TV locker room which was the upper echelon guys because that’s where the TV guys hung out.”
Now Booker T is two WWE Hall Of Fame rings up on The Undertaker. Some of that success Booker had in WWE could have been thanks to the backstage support he received from The Phenom.
Thanks to Wrestling Inc for the quote