When asked recently about the time that he created quite the controversy on social media by saying that wrestling was fake, Dana White was quick to give credit to Steve Austin for saving him from fans who bashed him for three straight weeks. The bashing subsided tremendously after Austin posted a message explaining what White really meant when he said those comments.
November 23, 2015
Earlier in the month, WWE fans were excited to hear that Steve Austin was going to be showing up on an episode of Monday Night Raw. Even though management has been advertising his appearance, the former world heavyweight champion revealed on social media that he is not scheduled to be on television. He is only attending the event to film his podcast interview with Brock Lesnar.
October 13, 2015
Over the weekend, Forbes magazine published an article that speculated that Steve Austin was going to be working a dream match against Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. It didn't take long for word to get back to the Texas Rattlesnake. He immediately took to social media to deny the reports. Austin bluntly stated that his name should be removed from the rumor mill because it is not going to be happening.
September 27, 2015
When Dana White posted something on social media about professional wrestling being fake, he received the ire of the internet wrestling community and the wrestlers themselves. Steve Austin defended White on his latest podcast by noting that White has been mostly respectful towards the business and has friends in the industry. Austin also stated that White has personally treated him with nothing but respect.
August 7, 2015
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
Everyone knows that Bill DeMott will not be the coach on Tough Enough next season. Steve Austin has refused to have any involvement with WWE at the moment. The show is definitely going to take place, so a coach will be needed. Through social media, Goldust has expressed a desire to fill that role. He is said to be transitioning from an in ring career to that of a trainer very soon, so this would be quite fitting for both sides.
April 3, 2015
Those that watched the TLC pay per view last night, know that Dolph Ziggler once again stole the show during his ladder match with Luke Harper for the Intercontinental Championship. Not only has the new champion received quite a bit of praise backstage, he is also receiving a good amount of praise from legends via social media. Edge stated that the match reminded him of why he loved professional wrestling, while Steve Austin said that he enjoyed every part of the match.
December 15, 2014