There are several dream matches for WrestleMania. That’s one of the great things about the “Grandest Stage of Them All.” It allows the WWE Universe to dream about the best match possible. Andre the Giant vs. the Big Show is a prime example. More dream matches at WrestleMania include Shawn Michaels vs. Daniel Bryan, CM Punk vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin and Sting vs. the Undertaker. It’s likely that neither of these will happen.
However, the WWE has the potential to pull off a spectacular match at WrestleMania 32. Brock Lesnar and Stone Cold Steve Austin has been rumored to take place for months. Despite Austin’s consistent tweets about not wrestling at the event, there’s still a chance. Tonight’s post-show of WWE Raw will showcase a rare opportunity for the WWE to cash in on the hype.
Stone Cold is hosing his Stone Cold Podcast immediately after WWE Raw. The guest is Brock Lesnar and the animosity between the two is well-documented. It’s not real heat, as the two get along in real life. However, Paul Heyman was a guest on the Stone Cold Podcast and pitched a potential match between the two former-WWE champions.
In classic Stone Cold fashion, he cut a promo on the possibility of a match occurring between Stone Cold Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar. He didn’t completely denounce the chance of it happening, but Stone Cold is set in his ways and may not want to return to the squared circle. According to Daily Wrestling News and F4W Online, tonight’s edition of the Stone Cold Podcast could set up that dream match scenario.
“There are still many people within WWE who believe Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar will have a match at WrestleMania 32 next year in Dallas, according to F4Wonline.com and other sources, despite the recent denials. We should have a good idea of some WrestleMania 32 plans following tonight’s podcast and next week’s Hell In a Cell match with Lesnar and The Undertaker.”
Unfortunately, those people don’t include Triple H, Vince McMahon or Stone Cold Steve Austin. Those are three of the four men who’s opinion matters in this instance. Brock Lesnar is the fourth, but as long as the money is coming in and he enjoys the work he’s doing, wrestling Austin wouldn’t be an issue to him. Austin has noted in the past that as long as the storyline makes sense and it’s perfect, he’ll think of coming back.
Apparently, the storyline is close to perfect, or these rumors wouldn’t be circulating. Stone Cold is also the man to say a rumor isn’t true if it’s false. Reports had evidence that Austin was boycotting WrestleMania 32. At the drop of a hat, Austin went to social media to put an end to those rumors.
The reports of me boycotting #WM32 are once again, pure bullshit. The End.
— Steve Austin (@steveaustinBSR) October 6, 2015
As a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, Austin understands that he has to keep the WWE Universe honest. If he won’t appear at WrestleMania 32, then he will say so before the event. At WrestleMania 30, there were no denial reports from Austin’s camp that he wasn’t going to make it. Most people knew the Texas Rattlesnake was going to make a quick cameo.
For WrestleMania 32, it’s a bit different. Austin would be returning to action, instead of a quick moment on the microphone. He hasn’t wrestled in nearly a decade. There’s no chance that he is rusty, as a match would prompt him to train like a WWE NXT rookie. However, the long layoff would force him to train extra. One thing is for sure and that’s the opponent Austin may face. Brock Lesnar is the perfect opponent.
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