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
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