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Steve Austin Match Reportedly ‘On The Card’ For WrestleMania

Steve Austin at WrestleMania

A new report has appeared to confirm that Stone Cold Steve Austin will be wrestling at WrestleMania 38.

Despite years of insisting that he was content in retirement and happy with his lot, a report recently claimed that WWE have attempted to entice Stone Cold back into the ring for one more match. The report noting that WWE had made a “significant overture” to a man widely regarded as one of the biggest stars in the history of the business.

Following the news that WWE had reached out to Austin over an in-ring return, it was reported that a potential clash with Kevin Owens had been discussed.

On the most recent episode of Monday Night Raw, Owens reiterated his dislike for Texas in a new promo, further adding to the speculation.

Speaking on a recent episode of Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Melzter has appeared to confirm that Austin will be wrestling on the show.

“There’s nothing really new. Austin/Owens is on the card. I don’t know which night he’s gonna wrestle but that is the plan, and they pretty much started the feud on Raw.”

Elsewhere on the show, Meltzer also noted that there was another surprise on the way that was said to be “Austin level.”

“There’s apparently one more surprise, besides Austin, still to come. It’s supposed to be Austin level. You know that’s a pretty small list of people that could be Austin level. The Rock, I think Dwayne, has things going on, so I don’t think it’s going to be him. So who else do we have? Hogan, Flair and Undertaker right?”

Although only a handful of people knew it at the time, Stone Cold Steve Austin wrestled his last match on March 30th 2003 in Seattle Washington at WrestleMania XIX.

The bout against The Rock, saw the two legends bring down the curtain on their trilogy of WrestleMania matches as Austin rode off into the sunset. The Texas Rattlesnake had decided to call time on his Hall of Fame career as a result of his well publicised neck issues, despite being only 38 years old.

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