Report: Steve Austin offered match against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that there was a pitch – and a good offer – for Stone Cold Steve Austin to return to the ring at WrestleMania 39 to face none other than Brock Lesnar.

Earlier in the day, Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful said that Austin was pitched a match against Roman Reigns but Meltzer said that it was always Austin vs Lesnar and Reigns was never in the picture for Austin.

Austin vs Lesnar never happened in WWE because when it was booked to happen with no backstory and just a regular King of the Ring qualifier, The Rattlesnake walked out of WWE.

Stone Cold returned to the ring last year at WrestleMania and participated in a match against Kevin Owens, headlining night one of the show. That was his first match in 19 years.

Austin looks in great shape at the moment and recently uploaded several videos of himself training.

Colin Vassallo
Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

Stories you might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you


WrestleMania XL shatters all records for WWE

WWE issued a press release today announcing that WrestleMania XL has become the most-successful and highest-grossing event in company...

Jey Uso becomes number one contender for World Heavyweight title

Main Event Jey Uso became the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight title held by Damian Priest...

Smackdown rating for 04/05/2024

Friday Night Smackdown on FOX this past Friday drew 2,600,000 viewers, up a whopping 399,000 viewers from the previous...

Discover more from Wrestling-Online.com

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading