In a rather bold statement, Steve Austin revealed during a podcast interview that he was going to boycott Wrestlemania next year if WWE does not induct Michael Hayes into the hall of fame as an individual. Austin feels that Hayes should have been inducted when the pay per view was in Georgia. He thinks that Dallas would be a suitable place because of the history that Hayes and the Von Erich family created in that region.
October 5, 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
One of the topics that may not die anytime soon is the one regarding a final match for Steve Austin. He gets asked the question on a near daily basis. The former world heavyweight champion recently ruled out the possibility of making a return to WWE at Wrestlemania 32. He stated that he would require an extensive amount of training to be at the point he needs to be, so it is not going to happen this year.
August 13, 2015
Back at Wrestlemania 15, The Rock worked the main event against Steve Austin. Well, he recently revealed that the match almost never happened because of backstage politics. Apparently, several of the veterans were against the fact that someone so young was ahead of them on the card. They tried lobbying to Vince McMahon, but it did not work because he wanted that main event to happen.
August 10, 2015
While fans would absolutely love to see the dream match between Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania, Paul Heyman confessed that there is zero chance of that happening. He stated that Austin has a plethora of reasons why he would not sign that deal with WWE, but he did not provide any details on any of those reasons.
June 10, 2015
Apparently, Vince McMahon is reportedly not too pleased with how things ended when Steve Austin interviewed Paul Heyman on his podcast show. McMahon was upset because the two of them were generating hype for a Wrestlemania match that would not be happening. He feels fans will be disappointed if the actual main event does not live up to a potential match between Austin and Lesnar.
June 10, 2015
Things got a bit tense at the end of the Steve Austin podcast show when Paul Heyman asked if he would be willing to work a match against Brock Lesnar at the next Wrestlemania, which is being held in the same city where Austin got his start in professional wrestling. The two of them did such a great job that it has convinced several members of the internet wrestling community to believe that the tension was true. The two of them were just working the fans.
June 3, 2015
Much has been discussed about the rumored backstage heat between Vince McMahon and Steve Austin as of late. We might know what initially started the friction between the two. Austin revealed in an interview with Sports Illustrated that WWE lied to him during his last appearance at Wrestlemania. He was promised that he would be the last to come out during his segment with Hulk Hogan, but they gave that honor to The Rock instead.
May 7, 2015
An apparel website that works with wrestlers has reportedly been sent a cease and desist letter from WWE earlier this month. The two shirts in questions were designed for Steve Austin. As many of you already know, there have been rumors floating around of backstage heat between Austin and Vince McMahon. The belief is that the company is purposely doing this as a way of getting back at him for skipping out on Wrestlemania.
April 16, 2015