WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin recently revisited a pivotal and fierce clash with the late Brian Pillman.
In an unreserved conversation on The Steve Austin Show, Austin provided insights into a memorable altercation that left a lasting impact on both wrestlers. The notable incident unfolded on the October 27th 1996 episode of WWE Monday Night RAW, where Austin delivered a punishing beating to Pillman, resulting in a segment that required Pillman to seek medical attention.
Reflecting on the encounter, Austin offered his perspective on the events that transpired, shedding light on the aftermath initiated by Pillman. Austin candidly shared his thoughts, stating:
If you will remember, a couple of weeks or a couple of months later, he turned the tide on me. And let me tell you something, mister, as bad and as hard as I was kicking the s**t out of him, he gave it to me and then some. He beat the flying s**t out of me. And I wasn’t selling it, and I knew I had it coming. I mean, that was one of the worst beatings I’ve ever had in my time in the business, and that’s a straight-up shoot.
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