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
It seems like Hulk Hogan is asked at least once a week about a potential return to the ring. It happened again this week while he was promoting Wrestlemania. The former world heavyweight champion stated that it would only work out if WWE let him work with a top level performer who is already massively popular with the audience. Hogan listed Roman Reigns, Steve Austin, The Rock and John Cena as potential opponents.
March 28, 2015
Some further information has been revealed in regards to Steve Austin being at Wrestlemania. When he revealed on his podcast that he was going to be watching the pay per view from home, that raised several eyebrows backstage in WWE because he was actually scheduled to make an appearance. The belief is that the creative department even came up with a segment for him. No word yet on why Austin would back out of the appearance.
March 27, 2015
The widespread belief for the longest time was that Steve Austin would at least be hanging out with the WWE stars during Wrestlemania week. Some even felt that he might even make an appearance on the actual pay per view. Austin, however, noted on his latest podcast interview that he is actually going to be watching the show from his Broken Skull Ranch. That has raised eyebrows and people are now wondering about the relationship between the two sides.
March 27, 2015
Inside MMA decided to interview Steve Austin this week, and they prodded him into answering questions about his long rumored return to WWE. The former world heavyweight champion said that he would not be opposed to the idea, and he listed CM Punk as someone that would make an ideal opponent for him. Austin put over Punk by stating that he was one of the best at ring psychology. He feels a match between the two would do good money.
March 15, 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
Earlier today, WWE hosted an earnings call from their headquarters in Stamford. One of the more noticeable things from the event was that management was gushing over how well the Steve Austin podcast show has done for them. That has led to speculations that the company might want to bring him on board for a bigger role. Austin might not be willing to sign up so quickly, though, because he would lose some of his creative freedom.
February 12, 2015