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5 Things Undertaker Does Better Than Kane (& 5 Kane Is Best At)

The Undertaker & Kane both have different advantages over one another. But who is the better Brother of Destruction in WWE?

Kane and Undertaker’s careers are intertwined. However, who can lay the claim as the better Brother of Destruction? Kane does some things better than Undertaker and vice versa!

The Brothers of Destruction, comprised of Kane and The Undertaker, are two of the most well-known superstars in WWE history. Both men have produced lasting-moments that will live on forever in Sports Entertainment infamy.

There is no doubt that they are first-ballot future WWE Hall of Famers and have a lot in common. Both have had successful relationships with Paul Bearer and are multi-time World Champions. But who is the better Brother of Destruction? Let’s take an in-depth look at the things Kane is superior at, and what Undertaker excels in.

10 Kane: Debut

The Undertaker’s debut at Survivor Series 1990 was one of the greatest of all time. However, Kane’s debut at Badd Blood: In Your House in October 1997 eclipses that. The Big Red Machine interfered in Undertaker’s Hell in a Cell match with Shawn Michaels and immediately made his presence felt.

Vince McMahon shouted on commentary “That’s got to be Kane!” Instantly, Kane’s eerie walk down the aisle alongside the devious Paul Bearer was memorable. Kane ripping off the cell door was a great visual. He made a bigger impact in his debut as he cost Undertaker a shot at the WWF Championship by planting him with a Tombstone Piledriver.

Undertaker: Entrance

The Undertaker is synonymous with his slow walks to the ring. His bone-chilling entrances give his opponents goosebumps before the match. The WWE all goes out for The Deadman’s WrestleMania entrances with the pomp it deserves.

Ironically one of Undertaker’s best entrances was against Kane at WrestleMania XIV with the bells and thunder, and druids holding fire from either side.

Kane: Promo

When fans think about the best talkers in the business, they think about the likes of Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock. However, Kane is up there, and he knows how to draw a crowd in. Especially when he unmasked in 2003, his promos in his feuds with Shane McMahon and Undertaker were some of the best work in his career.

The Devil’s Favorite Demon once again sported the mask in late 2011 and began to talk about “Embrace the Hate” in his brief rivalry with John Cena. Kane’s facial expressions and demonic laugh when he delivers a promo is a great combination.

Undertaker: Better Feuds

Whilst Kane has had some great rivalries in his WWE career. The Undertaker’s feuds are some of the best in WWE history. The Phenom has been a main eventer throughout the entirety of his career which is a testament to his love and dedication for the business as well as his talent and ability.

Kane is a very good wrestler in his own right but Undertaker is by far the better in-ring competitor out of the two. The Deadman has featured in many high profile matches and WWE World Championship bouts on countless pay-per-views. The likes of Triple H, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels, Kurt Angle, and Edge have all had instant classics with Undertaker.

Kane: Better Heel

Understandably, fans take Kane seriously when he is a heel. There is nothing more exciting than watching a fully-fledged heel, Kane wreaking havoc. In 1998, when Paul Bearer turned on Kane to reunite with Undertaker, he would interfere in matches and assault wrestlers. However, when he had Bearer by his side, he was at his very best and hated by many.

Especially in 2003, when he unmasked, Kane was a dastardly heel. He memorably set Jim Ross on fire and even Tombstoned Linda McMahon on the stage. Fans tend to boo Kane more than Undertaker, as Taker still received a huge pop when he was a heel as The Ministry of Darkness leader in 1999.

Undertaker: Longevity

The Undertaker’s longevity is absolutely ridiculous. To be on top of a company for almost three decades is unheard of. The reason why Undertaker has had a successful WWE career is that he continued to reinvent himself. From 1990, when he debuted as a Western Mortician for just under four years to The Phenom, he learned to change with the different eras.

Undertaker never felt irrelevant and performed exceptionally well as a face and heel. Even when Undertaker would go on a hiatus, his returns and matches were nothing short of excellence. Whereas, Kane’s had a long career too but his returns would diminish within a few weeks.

Kane: Grand Slam Champion

There is something that Kane can boast about which Undertaker cannot, and that is Kane is a Grand Slam Champion. The Big Red Machine won the WWF Championship once and the WWF Tag Team Titles twice with Mankind in 1998. He won the Hardcore and Intercontinental Championship in 2001 to become the third Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.

Undertaker has always stayed in the main event scene which is why he never held the Intercontinental Championship. Kane, on the other hand, has floated between the main event to mid-card feuds. Of course, not all of Kane’s matches have been watchable, but he can proud of what he has accomplished in WWE.

Undertaker: Better World Champion

Whilst Undertaker may have not become a Grand Slam Champion, he certainly made up for that as a World Champion. The Phenom is a seven-time World Champion with four reigns as WWE Champion and three runs as World Heavyweight Champion.

Undertaker immediately brought credibility when he held a World Championship. His matches with his rivals Edge and Batista in 2007-08 were some of the best World Heavyweight Championship showdowns ever. Kane may have been a two-time World Champion but his time on top was never as great as The Undertaker’s role in the main event division.

Kane: Tag Team Wrestler

When it comes down to tag team wrestling, Kane is a better tag team wrestler than Undertaker. The Big Red Machine is a 12-time Tag Team Champion in the WWE with three reigns alongside The Phenom in 2001. Furthermore, Kane’s time as WWF/E Tag Team Champion with X-Pac and Daniel Bryan was legendary.

The big man and small man dynamic worked really well as Kane complemented his smaller partner by doing all of the heavy lifting. Nonetheless, his partnership with Bryan as Team Hell No was comical, showing Kane had a comedic side in his arsenal. Whereas, Undertaker’s time as a tag team wrestler was very limited.

Undertaker: WrestleMania Matches

The Undertaker is the greatest performer in the history of WrestleMania. Undertaker’s previous unbeaten streak of 21-0 from 1991-2013 was simply amazing. Nevertheless, Undertaker had a few stinkers in the early years of his WrestleMania career but that could be due to the poor personnel he had to wrestle with. But in the 2000s and 2010s, the talent vastly improved.

Undertaker’s four-year stretch in back-to-back WrestleMania clashes with Triple H and Shawn Michaels were not just outstanding matches but the storytelling was sensational. Kane’s best match on the grandest stage was his debut WrestleMania encounter with Undertaker at WrestleMania XIV. Unfortunately, Kane has not really shone at Mania compared to The Deadman.

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