WWE Legend Weighs In on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Family as Return Rumors Fuel Wrestling World

Published 02/23/2022, 1:30 PM EST

Recently, there has been a lot of talk in the pro wrestling world. With WrestleMania 38 coming up in Dallas, the WWE Universe is hoping to see Steve Austin back in action once again.

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There have been several reports that suggest that Austin is scheduled to compete at WrestleMania 38. And several WWE legends offered their take on Austin’s in-ring return.

Recently, speaking on the Ric Flair Wooooo Nation Uncensored Podcast, Ric Flair gave his take on Austin’s return.

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Referencing Steve Austin’s reported return at WrestleMania 38, Flair said, “It’s a decision he has to make with his family. And you don’t know until you are out there how it’s gonna feel.”

Ric Flair looked concerned about Austin’s health. But he is also excited to see the Texas Rattlesnake back in action. The WWE legend hopes Austin takes care of his health as well. Stone Cold Steve Austin retired from in-ring action in 2003 after suffering from several serious injuries.

Though the Texas Rattlesnake made some sporadic appearances in WWE, he has not competed in a match in WWE since 2003. His last match in WWE came against Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at WrestleMania XIX.

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Ric Flair feels Kevin Owens is the perfect opponent for Stone Cold Steve Austin

Though nothing is official yet. It is rumored that Austin will take on Kevin Owens. The WWE Raw superstar has proved his worth over the years.

He competed against several top WWE stars and even won championships. During this week’s episode of the Ric Flair Wooooo Nation Uncensored Podcast, he received praise from the WWE legend Ric Flair.

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The WWE legend praised Austin’s rumored WrestleMania opponent, Kevin Owens. Flair said, “Kevin Owens would be a great opponent. Kevin gets how to work and gets the very best out of whatever situation he is in. That’s my take on Kevin.”

“And Kevin Owens is the guy that is so respectful. If anybody deserves the opportunity to wrestle, it would be Kevin Owens,” he added.

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Do you want to see Kevin Owens as Stone Cold Steve Austin’s opponent at WrestleMania 38? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.

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