Stone Cold Steve Austin made a legacy for himself as one of the greatest WWE superstars of all time. Austin 3:16 became a rage during the late 1990s’ emerging as the poster boy for Vince McMahon’s company. However, Austin believes that John Cena is the one to bring a huge cultural change to the Pro Wrestling world.
Steve Austin became the marquee attraction during the Attitude Era with his anti-hero beer drinking gimmick. Austin’s historic rivalry with the evil Mr. McMahon and his establishment, captivating persona and rebellious nature made him one of the biggest superstars in the history of the company alongside his counterpart, The Rock. Steve was later inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2009.
“Stone Cold” Steve Austin returned to in-ring action earlier this year at WrestleMania 38 after 19 years of being away from the ring. The toughest S.O.B in the WWE battled Kevin Owens in the main event of Night 1 of the Show of Shows, emerging victorious after a hard fought battle with the Prizefighter.
The Texas Rattesnake might be open to wrestle some more matches due to his WrestleMania performance with rumors emerging of John Cena being a possibility. Steve Austin appeared on Complex stating that the 16-time World Champion has been responsible for bring a cultural change to professional wrestling.
“I think the sneaker culture is cool in wrestling, but for me, a traditional guy who started off as a technical wrestler turned into a brawler, it wouldn’t have fit my style … Of course, [John] Cena comes first in my mind when I’m thinking about sneakers in the wrestling game, and he really went over the top with it … And going into the John Cena thing when he started pumping the things up. I was like, Cena’s really working for a sneaker deal here because it turned into a thing, and the crowd got behind it, and he’s one of those guys; what a tremendous career he had, and it affected so many people.”
Stone Cold’s in-ring performance at WrestleMania 38 surely proved that he has a lot left in the tank and the dream match between Austin and Cena, which the fans have been itching to see for years may finally come to fruition.
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November 12, 2022 5:12 pm