WWE Legend May Return to Nash Bridges on USA Network

Published 12/17/2021, 10:30 AM EST


WWE fans always have questions about WWE Legends. Even if they’ve retired officially, the WWE Universe always wants to see them back in the ring or on-screen. One such name that is always on the fans’ minds is Stone Cold Steve Austin.

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Recently, a fan asked if Stone Cold Steve Austin will return to USA Network’s Nash Bridges considering the network is reviving the show. While nothing is yet confirmed, Mike Johnson of PWInsider revealed that depending on the relationship between WWE and the network, the character Jake Cage (played by Austin) could make a comeback.

“I am pretty sure that given the relationship between WWE and NBCU, that if they wanted to write Steve Austin a role on the new series, we’d find out where the Jake Cage character is in 2021.” 

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The Texas Rattlesnake played the role of cop Jake Cage, who helped Nash investigate the murders.

So far, neither Stone Cold nor Nash Bridges team have revealed The Texas Rattlesnake’s involvement in the revival.

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Stone Cold Steve Austin was retired by another huge Hollywood celebrity

More often than not, Austin is credited with turning WWE’s face around. Even though he wasn’t the only legend during The Attitude Era, it’s often said he’s the one who led the way through WWE’s most successful era.

His last match was against The Rock aka Dwayne Johnson. The Rock and Austin had battled in three WrestleManias. While Austin won the first two, The Rock won WrestleMania XIX. The electrifying match at WrestleMania XIX marked Stone Cold Steve Austin’s final match in WWE.

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To this day, the match is considered to be one of best WrestleMania matches between two megastars.

The Rock executed both his signature moves, The People’s Elbow and The Rock bottom on Austin before securing the win. The Great One has revealed taking a moment before executing the final Rock Bottom because he knew what that moment marked for himself, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and WWE.

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Watch This Story: Best Moments from The Rock vs Stone Cold Steve Austin Rivalry

Today, The Rock aka Dwayne Johnson, is one of the highest paid celebrities in the Hollywood industry. He moved to Hollywood shortly after WrestleMania XIX.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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