Stone Cold Steve Austin is a WWE legend and one of the biggest fan favorites in the history of the company.
The Texas Rattlesnake set fans ablaze whenever his music hit, with that iconic sound of the glass shattering signalling the imminent arrival of a man who was about to kick ass, hit a stunner or two and then chug some beers in the middle of the ring.
However, it seems like Austin is now set to disappoint WWE fans the World over, after a statement he made in a recent interview.
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UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier recently appeared on the latest edition of The Steve Austin Show - Unleashed! and they had a chat about the WWE.
During the podcast, Austin and Cormier discussed professional wrestling in depth and even had a chat about what it would take for Austin to make a return to the ring. The answer wasn't good news for anyone expecting him to make a return at WrestleMania 32 in Texas.
Austin noted that he would need a three or four month camp to prepare for a return to the ring. He indicated that he will not be wrestling at WrestleMania 32 because of the extensive training that would be required to get into ring shape.
"When people always ask me, 'hey, would you have one more match at WrestleMania 32?' No, I'm not."
"...but I always tell people, but here's the thing: I had a gutful - I had a good time, but what it would really take to perform at WrestleMania 32 for anybody who has been out of the ring, especially for as long as I have, you know, 12 or 13 years, you would have to go through a damn near full shoot MMA camp," Austin said.
It's a real shame that Austin won't be in action at WM 32. The pop he would have received would've been incredible. Let's hope that he will be involved in some other way.