steve austin

For many years “Stone Cold” Steve Austin was one of the biggest names in the professional wrestling business, but he retired from in-ring competition after he was defeated by The Rock at WrestleMania 19 back in 2003. In the weeks leading up to WrestleMania 38 it was rumored that Austin would be returning to the ring, and the rumors turned out to be true.

Steve Austin picked up a big win over Kevin Owens on the Grandest Stage of Them All, and Jim Ross noted during a recent episode of Grilling JR that the Texas Rattlesnake seemed to be happy following his match with KO.

“I wasn’t going to let the WrestleMania event pass by without checking out Stone Cold. He and I talked, we communicated Saturday after the show. He seemed to be really happy and almost relieved that he pulled it off, he and Kevin Owens deserve a hell of a lot of credit for what they did. To show you what kind of ballplayer Austin is, he hadn’t been on the field in 19 years.

“It looked like he didn’t miss a step and they kept the match in their lane. I thought that was really smart how they strategized and laid out that match. It was absolutely a masterpiece in my view and Kevin Owens deserves a lot of credit as well, you have to have a dancing partner to make these things work as well. Steve got a great dancing partner.”

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