WWE Legend Shares Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Mantra to Success: “He Didn’t B***h and Moan About Things”

Published 12/24/2021, 2:11 PM EST
HOUSTON – APRIL 05: Stone Cold Steve Austin salutes the crowd one last time at “WrestleMania 25” at the Reliant Stadium on April 5, 2009 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levy/WireImage)


Stone Cold Steve Austin has always been a beloved figure in the wrestling world. During the New Generation Era, Austin was one of the biggest sensations in professional wrestling. Eventually, he was the hottest free agent before he signed to WWE.

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Although Austin’s Ringmaster gimmick failed, he drew the attention to get himself a push early on in his WWE career. Over they years, he competed in many intense matches, which made him rise to great heights in the wrestling business.

The Texas Rattlesnake became a fan favorite in just a brief span with his wrestling skills and new gimmicks.

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Recently, in a podcast, former WWE commentator Jim Ross talked about Stone Cold Steve Austin’s career during 1995-96. He mentioned that because of his attitude, he got a lot of attention and respect.

He said, “Steve was very well respected. He didn’t bi*ch and moan about things that he couldn’t control, like there’s not enough hot water in the dressing room. The dressing room’s too small. I need a better place to park. All that sh*t. He’s a man’s man, still is, and that’s why he’s so well respected.”

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“He wasn’t a bullsh*tter if you.. want his advice on something. Bet your a**, you’re going to get honest advice. You may not like what you hear, but honesty is going to be forthright.”

Stone Cold Steve Austin’s rise to Stardom

Steve Austin debuted in 1996 on Raw with his Ringmaster gimmick and got the Million Dollar Championship. However, his Ringmaster gimmick didn’t prove to be successful. So, he changed his gimmick, which initiated his rise to stardom.

In 1996, Stone Cold Steve Austin won the King of the Ring Tournament, defeating Jake “The Snake” Roberts. His rise started with a new catchphrase called 3:16, which is also one of the most selling WWE merchandise of all time.

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Later, Austin got involved in many feuds, which made him a big star in the process. Moreover, wrestling fans loved the way Austin grabbed the spotlight in the Attitude Era. His feud with Vince McMahon, The Rock, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, and many more grabbed everyone’s attention.

What do you think of Steve Austin’s career? Tell us in the comments.

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Yash Sawant

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Yash is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Yash is a BSC student and along with his studies follows his favorite sport. Being a WWE fan since 2012, Yash loves all things related to wrestling.

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