stone cold role of steve austin wwe According to Shane Douglas, it’s based on three ECW characters.
In 1995, Austin appeared in Paul Heyman’s previous promotion after being fired from WCW. ECW featured several high-profile wrestlers at the time, including Douglas, The Sandman, and Taz.
douglas claim recently World Standards Association It was said in the interview that Triple H copied his Franchise character. He also stated that Austin used ECW talent as inspiration when he reinvented himself in WWE in 1996:
“Steve Austin did the same thing,” Douglas said. “Most people don’t see that. I saw it immediately. Right after he joined ECW, you saw this amazing character Stone Cold Steve Austin come out, and the first time I saw it I was like, ‘ Wow, he’s awesome,’ because it’s three of the strongest ECW characters combined.” [2:48 – 3:10]
Austin made his WWE debut on January 8, 1996 on an episode of RAW as the technical wrestling character The Ringmaster. Two months later, the legendary superstar changed his attitude and started calling himself Stone Cold.
Shane Douglas explains what inspired Steve Austin
The Stone Cold character is known for drinking beer, usually in the ring after a match. During the Attitude Era, he also regularly flipped the bird and swears on TV.
Shane Douglas elaborates on how Steve Austin allegedly came up with the idea for his popular character:
“Obviously the beer, Sandman. And obviously Taz, the immovable object. And obviously the franchise, f-bombs and everything. When you mix those three characters together, it’s What a smart move.” [From 3:11 – 3:23]
In April 2022, Austin returned to defeat Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 38.He recently posted several training videos on social media, prompting speculation He can return to the game.
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