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Stone Cold Steve Austin’s First Look from Young Rock Goes Viral, WWE Fans Jaw-dropped

Published 05/02/2022, 7:30 AM EDT

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Dwayne The Rock Johnson just keeps turning everything he touches into triumphs. Having an illustrious career in the squared circle and expanding his horizons like no one else in Hollywood, anything that ‘The Great One’ presents before the world is a crowd-puller. Likewise, his real-life-based TV show, Young Rock, gains more popularity with every new episode as well.

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The second season of Young Rock sees the story of Johnson in his teenage years and bears witness to his WWE debut. More excitingly, the WWE fandom gets to see many backstage stories he has to tell about his experience with other legendary superstars. Recently, The Rock shared a few first looks from the new episode that features the characters of many WWE heroes, including Stone Cold Steve Austin.


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New episode of Young Rock introduces the character of Stone Cold Steve Austin

The Rock‘s WWE debut story must be nostalgic and exhilarating to watch. Especially to relive how he came up with his name and his gimmicks over the years, is what every WWE fan would wish for. Moreover, Stone Cold Steve Austin and Dwayne Johnson shared the ring on many epic occasions, including three WrestleManias. Thus, the significance of Austin 3:16 is tremendous in The Rock’s life story.

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The People’s Champ shared a few pictures from the new episode of Young Rock on Instagram. He wrote, “PRO WRESTLING aficionados get ready ⚜️. A very special episode of @NBC’s YOUNG ROCK airs THIS TUESDAY! 1996: Backstage. @WWE locker room. “


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Furthermore, The Rock broke the big news.”And “The Ringmaster” would eventually drop his name (which he hated) and become known as the one and only STONE COLD STEVE AUSTIN 🐐🍻. Scroll left to see if you recognize all the other FUTURE WWE LEGENDS & HALL OF FAMERS I shook hands with on the night of my first ever match. Enjoy the episode this Tuesday! It’s where it all began for me 🙏🏾. YOUNG ROCK Tues @8pm EST On NBC!”


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Fans react to Steve Austin’s first look on Young Rock

The first look of the WWE locker room elevated the excitement of the WWE fandom on Instagram. Fans poured in with love and fire emojis, and one fan wrote, “The rock play Dwayne Johnson so good.” Meanwhile, Uli Latukefu, the actor who’s playing the young DJ, commented, “Legendary. Tuesday is going off 🔥“.


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Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock were integral faces of WWE towards the end of the 1990s and in the early 21st century. They headlined WrestleMania 15 and 17. Also, they had an unforgettable segment in WrestleMania 19 as well, where The Texas Rattlesnake said goodbye to the ring after persisting injuries. Further, he made some sporadic appearances until he came back for one last match in the past WrestleMania 38.

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Written by:

Sreeda U M


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Sreeda U M is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. An enthusiastic journalist, Sreeda has earned her Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism. She has been zealously following WWE since her childhood, and her favorite wrestlers are The Four Horsewomen.
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Darryl Pinto