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Steve Austin is a professional wrestler, an entertainer, and a WWE Legend. Steve Austin is best known for his exploits with WWE as “Stone Cold.” He is a 6-time former WWF World Champion and member of the WWE Hall of Fame. Vince McMahon describes him as the greatest WWE Superstar ever.
Competent Wrestling Profession WCW (1990-1995)
After completing his training and wrestling for WCCW, CWA, and USWA, “Dazzling” Steve Austin entered the WCW. After an appearance of half a month, he defeated Bobby Eaton to win the WCW World Television Championship. His subsequent reign began after he defeated Barry Windham before relinquishing it to Ricky Steamboat.
Together with Brian Pillman, he formed The Hollywood Blondes in 1992. They captured the WCW World Tag Team Championship in 1993. Austin defeated Dustin Rhodes at Starrcade to capture the WCW United States Championship. Eric Bischoff terminated Austin in 1995 because he was deemed unattractive enough for the organization.
1995-1999: The Ringmaster and The Rise of Stone Cold
Prior to joining the WWF, Austin had a brief stint with ECW, where he lost the ECW World Championship to Mikey Whipwreck in two events. Austin endorsed the organization in late 1995. He made his RAW debut as The Ringmaster alongside Ted DiBiase in 1996. Regardless, the scheme was instantly altered when Austin shaved his cranium, grew a goatee, and adopted the ring name Stone Cold Steve Austin.
In 1996, he defeated Jake Roberts to win the competition for King of the Ring. That same year, he began one of the most notable bouts of his career against Bret Hart. At Survivor Series, Brew Hart defeated him. In 1997, Hart thunderously murdered Austin. However, the disposal was not considered because the authorities did not observe it. Austin entered the battlefield, slew Hart, and won the battle.
Bret Hart defeated Steve Austin in an accommodation match at WrestleMania XIII that was widely acclaimed and garnered a few commendations. The Hart-Austin rivalry continued after Austin became a face and Hart became a villain and rejoined The Hart Foundation. Steve Austin defeated Owen Hart at SummerSlam to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship. According to Most bet, Austin suffered a severe neck injury during the match and forfeited the championship.
Austin won the prestigious thunder contest in 1998. At WrestleMania XIV, he defeated Shawn Michaels to win his most impressive WWF Championship. During his reign as champion, Austin engaged in notable contests with The Rock, Dude Love, Undertaker, and McMahon. Austin surrendered the title in a first-blood match to Kane. Austin won the championship back the following night on RAW and then continued his dispute with Vince McMahon. During his tenure with the organization, he won the WWF Championship on six separate occasions.
Last Run and Vince McMahon (1999-2003)
Austin continued his feud with Vince McMahon in 1999. The two men entered the storm and endured until its conclusion. The Rock diverted Austin, allowing McMahon to defeat and defeat Austin. During WrestleMania XV, Austin defeated The Rock to win the WWF Championship. After relinquishing the title to The Undertaker, Austin continued his dispute with Vince and Shane McMahon for control of the WWF, which he ultimately lost.
After sustaining a neck injury prior to Survivor Series, Austin received the rest he required to recover. In 2000, at Backlash, Austin returned to eliminate Vince and Shane McMahon from the WWF Championship match between Triple H and The Rock. Prior to entering the regal thunder, Austin fought Rikishi, Angle, and Triple H.
In 2001, Austin became the dominant player in three imperial thunder contests. Austin defeated The Rock at WrestleMania XVII and turned villain by aligning with Vince McMahon. The next evening, Triple H joined Austin to construct the Two Man Power Trip, during which they held the WWF World, Intercontinental, and Tag Team Championships. The conspiracy ended when Triple H was eliminated due to a physical issue.
During the Invasion storyline, Team WCW was passing through Austin, and they lost at Survivor Series to Team WWF. Austin defeated Kurt Angle at Vengeance, but lost the unification match to Chris Jericho. In 2002, he competed in the Imperial Thunder, but was defeated by Triple H. At WrestleMania XVIII, he defeated NWO’s Scott Hall.
After Mania, Austin publicly departed the organization due to its direction and innovative strategy not adequately utilizing Austing. McMahon and Austin resolved their differences in December, resulting in Austin’s return in 2003. Austin was defeated by The Rock at WrestleMania XIX. It was Austin’s final match before resigning from in-ring competition.
Inconsistent Hall of Fame Appearances (2003-Present)
Following his withdrawal from the in-ring contest, Austin became the RAW judge. The job lasted close to a year, during which he was responsible for dazzling individuals and arranging relationships. He was the special guest arbitrator between Goldberg and Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania XX.
Austin has made appearances on RAW, SmackDown, WrestleMania, SummerSlam, Survivor Series, and the Royal Rumble. Austin inducted Bret Hart into the Hall of Fame in 2006. Vince McMahon inducted Austin into the Hall of Fame in 2009. Austin has an online recording on WWE Network. On Night 1 of WrestleMania 38, Austin defeated Kevin Owens in a No Holds Barred match. On Night 2, Austin surprised Austin Theory, Pat McAfee, and Vince McMahon by winning the competition.