Earlier in the week, Michael Hayes took to social media to promise WWE fans that there would be some surprises on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. After the telecast was over, angry fans told Hayes that he did not keep his words. The legendary member of the Fabulous Freebirds decided to issue a response by stating that he never said that it would be huge surprises. He never promised Steve Austin or The Rock.
April 17, 2015
Since Steve Austin and Vince McMahon are at odds, WWE no longer has a host for the upcoming return of Tough Enough. They reportedly turned their attention to Chris Jericho, who is also doing a podcast interview show or the company. They feel that he would be a more than adequate replacement for Austin. Jericho, however, has stated that he has not had any talks with the front office about the role. He might just be working the fans, though.
April 11, 2015
Reports surfaced earlier that Chris Jericho was given a podcast show by WWE after the company decided to drop Steve Austin, who apparently upset Vince McMahon with some of the questions that he asked Triple H. That has led fans to speculate that Jericho would be doing a more company friendly version. In response, the former world heavyweight champion sternly stated that he was going to continue to do his interviews in his own way.
April 5, 2015
Fans have long wondered why WWE never gave us a dream match between Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin. It surely would be a match that would draw in millions of people and dollars. During his latest podcast show, Austin revealed that he is the person to blame. The former world heavyweight champion stated that management offered him a match with Hogan in 2002, 2004 and 2005. He rejected all the deals because he felt their styles wouldn't mesh.
March 28, 2015
When WWE announced that they were doing another season of Tough Enough, a lot of fans were excited until they heard that Steve Austin was not initially scheduled to be a part of the show. His stock and price demand have increased tremendously since having his own successful television shows. Now that Bill DeMott as resigned as the head trainer for the company, word has it that Austin now has a ton of leverage against management in a negotiation.
March 8, 2015
When it comes to podcast shows, wrestling fans have been living in nirvana thanks to Jim Ross, Vince Russo, Steve Austin and Chris Jericho joining the industry. Well, the game just got a bit more interesting. Reports have surfaced that Ric Flair has just signed an agreement with CBS Sports to host his own weekly show. The Nature Boy will be interviewing various professional wrestlers, celebrities and musicians on his show.
February 17, 2015
When asked by Steve Austin on his podcast show, Triple H revealed that he is not a big fan of the third hour of Monday Night Raw. He stated that it was already difficult enough writing a two hour show. He says that outsiders don't realize how stressful that third hour is to the creative department. HHH also stated that they were unlikely to return to two hours because Vince McMahon likes the additional revenue it brings.
February 4, 2015
As wrestling fans have been pondering his involvement with the show since the announcement of a new season of Tough Enough, reports have now surfaced that WWE has yet to even contact Steve Austin to be a part of the program. It is being said that management is leaning towards using Bill DeMott and the other trainers as the host of the show. There are speculations that the move by the company is being done for financial reasons.
January 27, 2015
Since a lot of people in the company are really attached to the idea, there was some enthusiasm backstage when WWE announced that they are doing another season of Tough Enough. One of the things being overlooked right now is the fact that Steve Austin has not been officially attached to the show yet. His presence was a major reason why the previous season was a hit with the fans. As of right now, Bill DeMott is the only name attached.
January 21, 2015
Of all the people that were hoping for a reconciliation, Steve Austin was the one that actually had a chance to make amends between CM Punk and Vince McMahon. Austin stated that he tried to offer to be the peacekeeper, in much the same way that Jim Ross was when he was going through his own issues with WWE. Unfortunately for wrestling fans, though, Punk went out and signed a deal with UFC instead. That makes a reunion highly unlikely.
December 9, 2014