Roman Reigns vs. The Rock has been the great rumor contest Wrestle Mania 39 this coming April, but now it sounds like WWE was trying to get another big match on the card – Reigns vs. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. “The Texas Rattlesnake” came back from retirement at WrestleMania 38 for a No Holds Barred Match with Kevin Owens, and the match went so well that reports of Austin coming back to do more surfaced almost immediately.
According to Conflicting selectionby Sean Ross Sapp, a pitch was made internally for Reigns vs. Austin for “massive money”. He then noted that his sources don’t know if it was accepted or not and that another “big name” had been pitched to Austin months earlier. Stay tuned for future updates.
The odds of Reigns vs. Rock suddenly started going down last week when The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported that Johnson was worried he wouldn’t be in shape for a game with Reigns due to his incredibly busy acting schedule, being the face of multiple brands and the relaunch of the XFL football league. Meanwhile, Austin shows off his ripped physique in several workout videos on his Instagram.
“We will [laughs]for me to take part in WrestleMania 38 if you’d told me hey man you’re gonna be part of WrestleMania 38 said you’re full of shit and you’re crazy and there I was in Dallas Texas headlining the main event on the first day so never say never but I can really imagine within the scope of that show that’s it’s going to be a big show in a big city and it’s going to be another two night event so I’m not – I’m sure I’m done wrestling per se, but as part of WWE I can’t imagine not being there in some capacity and I don’t book myself on the show because I don’t feel myself booked on 38. That’s a Vince [McMahon] thing and I have a great relationship with him and if I get a call I’ll be there,” Austin told the Brewbound podcast weeks after his match with Owens.
Do you think Reigns vs. Austin will happen? Could it be an even bigger game than Reigns vs. rocks? Tell us your opinion in the comments!
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