Sting has revealed the reason why he lost to Triple H at WrestleMania 31 in a recent documentary. He said he did it because it was the right thing to do in your last match.
Speaking on his new documentary 'Into the Light', Sting thought his WrestleMania clash would be his last match ever, but obviously a lot has changed in his deal since then. He's gone on to wrestle again against Seth Rollins at Night of Champions.
But the former WCW Icon is a classic wrestler. One that truly lives by the motto, doing what's best for business. And he did what all wrestlers should do in their final match, put their opposition over.
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Great wrestlers have done this in the past because they believe it is the right thing to do. The likes of Shawn Michaels, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, and the next man in line might be The Undertaker at Hell in a Cell against Brock Lesnar.
Sting might have done it twice in the WWE already, after back-to-back losses at pay-per-views to Triple H and Rollins.
It would have been nice for him to win at least one of them, but both characters at the time needed to be built as people not to be messed with. Rollins needed the win to be built as a top heel while Triple H needed the win to be shown as the top dog in all of sports entertainment throughout history.
It's an unwritten rule in wrestling to fall at your last match, but some people might believe that Sting was booked to lose just so that the WWE could have one final win over WCW by defeating their icon.
Until clarification is given, we may never know.