In recent weeks, one of the names that has been on everyone's lips the most in WWE and outside the McMahon-owned federation is undoubtedly that of WWE Hall of Famer "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, who will return to show up in the Stamford-based company rings at Wrestlemania 38, where he will appear as a surprise guest on the Kevin Owens Show, of the Canadian athlete of the same name.
After weeks of insults and teasing around the state of Texas, Kevin Owens came out, making it clear that the target of his insults was the Texan Rattlesnake, Steve Austin. After the closing of Monday Night Raw with a promo dedicated to the Texan, Stone Cold himself wanted to confirm his presence at Wrestlemania, accepting Owens' invitation / challenge to present himself at the Showcase of the Immortals.
Initially, however, WWE wanted a real match within the event card, with Steve Austin physically preparing for a real physical confrontation, which at this point is very likely to come.
What's next for Stone Cold Steve Austin?
Stone Cold Steve Austin is set to return to WWE at WrestleMania 38 as the special guest on Kevin Owens' KO Show.
The Hall of Famer is expected to get a lot more physical than what fans have seen out of him over the last several years. Apparently, as confirmed by the Ringside News reporters, it would appear that this will be just a one night only appearance for WWE's Texan Hall of Famer, with his appearance against Kevin Owens at Wrestlemania 38 being in fact a unique event in the world.
its kind and won't set off a long stint of appearances on subsequent weekly shows. The words of the WWE internal sources who were consulted were in fact: "The agreement is for one appearance only. For now." At the moment, therefore, there remains a doubt as to whether WWE can go to recall the his former athlete face symbol of the Attitude Era of the company, with Steve Austin who made literally millions of millions of the company and in fact is still one of the most loved wrestlers in the WWE Universe, despite not fighting anymore for almost 20 years.
Fans initially expected the SmackDown Women's Championship match between Charlotte Flair and 2022 Women's Royal Rumble winner Ronda Rousey to main event Night One of WrestleMania 38. However, recent reports have suggested that the segment between Austin and KO would do that instead.