“Stone Cold” Steve Austin defeated Kevin Owens by pinfall on night 1 of WrestleMania 38 in a No Holds Barred match. Fans were excited to see the return of the WWE Hall Of Famer at the event. As we approach night 2, more information regarding Austin’s return has come out.

Fightful Select reported that the plans regarding Steve Austin were made way back, and Kevin Owens was informed about them early this year in January. By that point wrestling, a match had already been pitched to Austin.

We’ve learned some more about Stone Cold Steve Austin’s return to the ring. We’ve heard that as far back as January Kevin Owens was informed of the plans, and that wrestling a match had been pitched to Austin by that point.

We’ve heard by several in the company that the actual match was kept fairly tight lipped, and Vince McMahon was adamant to producers that they would decide exactly what to do close to the day of the show as to make sure Austin was comfortable with things.


Several sources in the company told the outlet that the actual match was kept fairly tight-lipped. This was done as Vince McMahon was dead-set on making things comfortable for Austin. Producers were told to decide precisely what to do close to the day.

Nght 2 of WrestleMania 38 will air on the WWE network worldwide and available to stream via Peacock in the United States tonight. You can check out the full card right here.

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Bhupen Dange

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