Steve Austin Has Nothing To Prove With Final WWE Match

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Stone Cold Steve Austin has not definitively ruled out one more return to the WWE ring but says he has nothing to prove.

Steve Austin brought the curtain down on his in-ring career in 2003 with the final match in his WrestleMania trilogy against The Rock. Famously, Austin spent the night before that match in hospital and only a close few at the top of the company knew going in that WrestleMania 19 would bring the curtain down on Steve Austin’s legendary career.

Although Austin would appear for the company over the next two decades, he did not follow many of his contemporaries back into competition – until WrestleMania 38 came to Texas.

In the run-up to that event, Kevin Owens took to mocking Austin’s home state leading to the Texas Rattlesnake being a guest on The Kevin Owens Show at WrestleMania 38. That quickly turned into a match – Austin’s first in 19 years – and the icon won a wild brawl against Owens. But could he return again?

Steve Austin Happy With WWE Career

At the end of his A&E Legends Biography, Steve Austin is asked if he will have one more match, something that he doesn’t outright say no to:

I’ve walked away, I’m happy with what I did. There’s people that have done more, lasted longer. I had a pretty good run and I’m pretty happy with it so I ain’t got nothing to prove to nobody.

Steve Austin had been lined up for a spot at WrestleMania 40 as part of the wild Cody Rhodes vs. Roman Reigns match, however, no deal was reached and The Undertaker took Austin’s spot, dropping The Rock with a chokeslam.

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