Reports have surfaced that Roddy Piper has been dropped from his legends contract with WWE, and the speculation going around is that it has something to do with his war of words with Steve Austin. Piper had accused Austin of going to executives of Podcast One and having his show removed from the rotation, which Austin strongly denied.
July 8, 2015
When Steve Austin signed a contract with WWE to do his podcast show on their network, he only agreed to do a certain amount of episodes. Thus far, we've seen him do three shows with Vince McMahon, Triple H and Paul Heyman as his guests. Reports have surfaced that he now has 11 episodes left on his deal.
June 11, 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
By now, everyone knows about the roller coaster relationship that Steve Austin has with WWE. He recently made things good again when he agreed to return as the host of a weekly podcast interview show. However, his latest comments might make things a bit awkward again. Austin flat out stated that he feels that Monday Night Raw insults the intelligence of the viewers by treating fans as if they were too stupid to keep up with the show.
June 1, 2015
It looks like Steve Austin and Vince McMahon were once again able to resolve their issues. WWE announced that the former world heavyweight champion was going to be returning to the company and hosting his podcast show with them once again. The two sides reportedly had some issues after the last go around because McMahon felt that Austin asked some questions that cast his company in a bad light. Things apparently are fine now.
May 18, 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
It appears that WWE has called in some heavy hitters to make up for the loss of Steve Austin on the next season of Tough Enough. Chris Jericho has finally been announced as the host. He will be joined by a panel consisting of Hulk Hogan, Daniel Bryan and Paige. Not only that, the trainers are going to be Booker T, Billy Gunn and Lita. There will be guest appearances made on the show by Vince McMahon, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and John Cena.
May 7, 2015
We are now one step closer to finding a new performer for WWE. The company has officially announced that they have begun accepting video auditions for the upcoming season of Tough Enough. This is usually where hopefuls send in a quick promo and show off their physique to the front office. Management still needs to find a host for the show since Steve Austin is at odds with the company and Bill DeMott has resigned due to bullying allegations.
April 20, 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