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Stone Cold Steve Austin Biography & Latest News

Stone Cold Steve Austin Biography

Steve Austin better known by his ring name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is a television actor, producer, and retired professional wrestler signed to WWE in a Legends deal. After, Austin decided to become a professional wrestler and enrolled at the wrestling school run by Chris Adams. Austin's run in Memphis was part of the merger between World Class and the Continental Wrestling Association out of Memphis, with the combined company known as the United States Wrestling Association. Austin left USWA after its final folding in 1990 and signed with WCW the next year. Austin wrestled for several well-known wrestling promotions such as World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and most famously, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Described by WWE (formerly the WWF) chairman Vince McMahon as the most profitable wrestler in the company's history. he gained significant mainstream popularity in the WWF during the mid-to-late 1990s as "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, a disrespectful, beer-drinking antihero who routinely defied McMahon, his boss. This defiance was often shown by Austin flipping off McMahon and incapacitating him with the Stone Cold Stunner, his finishing move. McMahon inducted Austin into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009. Austin held twenty five championships throughout his professional wrestling career, and is a 6-time WWF Champion as well as the fifth Triple Crown Champion. He was also the winner of the 1996 King of the Ring tournament, as well as the 1997, 1998 and 2001 Royal Rumbles. In 2011, Steve Austin returned to WWE to host the reboot of the reality series Tough Enough.  

Stone Cold Steve Austin Latest News & Articles

WWE News: Steve Austin explains why The Nakamura-Ziggler Match did not live up to his expectations
WWE News: Steve Austin explains why The Nakamura-Ziggler Match did not live up to his expectations
Austin feels that the match lacked urgency.
5 WWE superstars who hold the most number of championship belts in the WWE
5 WWE superstars who hold the most number of championship belts in the WWE
Some win, others win more. Here are the 5 WWE superstars who have won the most titles in the WWE.
5 things that killed WCW
5 things that killed WCW
Once upon a time, the big boys played here...
WWE News: Shane McMahon talks about Steve Austin leaving in 2002
WWE News: Shane McMahon talks about Steve Austin leaving in 2002
Stone Cold Steve Austin had a falling-out with Vince McMahon in the early 2000s.
Top 5 WWE Superstars from Texas
Top 5 WWE Superstars from Texas
Everything is bigger in Texas... even WWE superstars.
5 WWE main event Superstars who almost joined the UFC
5 WWE main event Superstars who almost joined the UFC
Life, like MMA, is a game of inches...
5 things WWE can learn from ECW
5 things WWE can learn from ECW
WWE's ratings are falling, and it needs to look no further than ECW to make a total resurgence.
WWE News: Vince McMahon disliked the original 'Austin 3:16' shirt
WWE News: Vince McMahon disliked the original 'Austin 3:16' shirt
Bruce Prichard says that McMahon could not even understand the concept behind it.
10 Wealthiest current and former WWE Superstars
10 Wealthiest current and former WWE Superstars
Which current or former WWE superstars have turned their time in the spotlight to a fortune?
John Cena, Roman Reigns, and WWE's Heel/Babyface Issue
John Cena, Roman Reigns, and WWE's Heel/Babyface Issue
John Cena was the most hated babyface in WWE but that title now belongs to Roman Reigns, as the heel/face dynamic continues to be an issue.
WWE News: ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin talks about not wanting to work full time with the WWE
WWE News: ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin talks about not wanting to work full time with the WWE
Austin claims he didn't leave wrestling just to get into acting.
5 wrestlers that wrestled in WCW but did better in the WWE
5 wrestlers that wrestled in WCW but did better in the WWE
Their careers were divided into two distinct parts, pre-WWE, and in the WWE. Who were these men that went on to excel in the WWE?
Top 5 WWE Superstars fans love the most
Top 5 WWE Superstars fans love the most
Not many wrestlers can say they captivated the fans quite like these five men.
WWE News: Shane McMahon talks about wrestlers walking on eggshells
WWE News: Shane McMahon talks about wrestlers walking on eggshells
Shane McMahon says that WWE Superstars don't have the freedom to experiment.
WWE News: Stone Cold Steve Austin talks about Roman Reigns’ future in WWE
WWE News: Stone Cold Steve Austin talks about Roman Reigns’ future in WWE
'The Rattlesnake' discusses the recent booking of Roman Reigns.
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