71 Facts About Scott Steiner


Scott Steiner is a four-time world champion in wrestling, being a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time WWA World Heavyweight Champion, and a one-time WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion and a one-time WWA World Heavyweight Champion.


Scott Steiner headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WCW and TNA, as well as the WWF's Survivor Series in 1993.


Scott Steiner became a three-time Big 10 runner-up after finishing fifth as a freshman.


Scott Steiner held the title until May 3,1987, when he lost it to Wojo in Toledo.


Scott Steiner then formed a tag team with his trainer, Graham.


Rechsteiner, under the ring name Scott Steiner, debuted in World Championship Wrestling during a backstage interview at Chi-Town Rumble, later accompanying his brother Rick to the ring as he lost the NWA World Television Championship to Mike Rotunda.


On November 1,1989, in Atlanta, Georgia, The Scott Steiner Brothers defeated The Fabulous Freebirds for the NWA World Tag Team Championship.


The Scott Steiner Brothers competed in a WarGames match at WrestleWar 1991, which received a five-star rating from The Wrestling Observer.


On January 30,1991, Scott Steiner had a WCW World Heavyweight Championship match against Flair at Clash of the Champions XIV: Dixie Dynamite, which ended in a time limit draw.


Scott Steiner then started wrestling single matches, and then later teased a heel turn when he teamed with Marcus Bagwell against Steve Austin and Brian Pillman on an October 10,1992, episode of WCW WorldWide.


An angry Scott Steiner then kicked Bagwell and slammed him into the ring where he was attacked by Austin and Pillman who then won the match.


WWF talent relation officials Pat Patterson and Bruce Prichard were enamored with Scott Steiner and pitched an idea to Vince McMahon for Scott to come in as a surprise entry into the Royal Rumble in 1993 and win the event, then moving on to win the world championship at WrestleMania IX.


The Scott Steiner Brothers made their WWF television debut with a promo on the December 21,1992, episode of Prime Time Wrestling.


Scott Steiner defeated Pierre in a singles match the following week on Raw.


Scott Steiner competed in the elimination match main event of Survivor Series, marking his only headlining WWF pay-per-view appearance.


On January 22,1994, Scott Steiner was the first entrant in the Royal Rumble.


On July 28,1995, The Scott Steiner Brothers debuted in Extreme Championship Wrestling, at The Orange County Fairgrounds in Middletown, New York, defeating Dudley Dudley and Vampire Warrior.


The Scott Steiner Brothers rejoined WCW in 1996, debuting on the March 11 edition of Monday Nitro.


Scott Steiner would cover Scott Steiner Hall for the fall but Kevin Nash pulled referee Nick Patrick out of the ring and Patrick ended the match as disqualification.


From mid 1997 into early 1998, Scott Steiner underwent noticeable physical changes, such as massively increasing his muscle mass, cutting his signature mullet and growing a goatee.


On February 22,1998, Scott Steiner joined the nWo at SuperBrawl VIII, by attacking his brother Rick while they were defending the WCW World Tag Team Championship against The Outsiders, whom he personally handed the belts to.


Scott Steiner further altered his attire as he began wearing sunglasses and chain mail headgear as part of his ring entrance outfit.


Scott Steiner then began teaming with Buff Bagwell and feuded with Rick for much of 98.


In early 1999, Scott Steiner would become a prominent member of a newly reunited nWo elite following the Fingerpoke of Doom.


Scott Steiner feuded with Goldberg, Diamond Dallas Page, Booker T, and The Four Horsemen and won the United States Heavyweight Championship and World Television Championship.


Scott Steiner continued to be a top heel into 2000 and joined the reformed nWo.


Scott Steiner then defeated Mike Awesome by submission with his finisher, the Steiner Recliner before ultimately winning the tournament after defeating Sting in the finals, albeit due to interference from Sting's previous opponent Vampiro.


On November 26,2000, at Mayhem, Scott Steiner defeated Booker T to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, becoming a Triple Crown Champion in the process.


In January 2001, Scott Steiner became the centerpiece of Ric Flair's Magnificent Seven stable.


Scott Steiner feuded with Booker T over several months and pay-per-views until losing the WCW World Heavyweight Championship back to him on the final episode of Nitro on March 26,2001.


Scott Steiner appeared at WWA house shows in Europe and Australia throughout 2001 and 2002.


At the third WWA pay-per-view, The Eruption, on April 12,2002, at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Scott Steiner challenged Nathan Jones for the WWA World Heavyweight Championship.


Scott Steiner held the belt for several months before vacating it in November 2002 and leaving WWA for World Wrestling Entertainment.


In October 2002, Scott Steiner signed a three-year contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, and returned to WWE television after an eight-year absence at Survivor Series in Madison Square Garden on November 17.


On Raw in January 2003 Scott Steiner began feuding with World Heavyweight Champion Triple H, and his faction Evolution.


Scott Steiner won the first match by disqualification after Triple H attacked him with a sledgehammer, but lost the second match at No Way Out via pinfall.


Later that year, Scott Steiner formed a tag team with Test, with Stacy Keibler as their manager.


Scott Steiner lost after Keibler's interference backfired, and the tag team was reunited at Test's behest.


Steiner's last WWE match was as a part of the Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble, lasting over six minutes before being eliminated by Booker T Steiner suffered an injury in 2004, sidelining him for two months.


Scott Steiner then convalesced in a cast for eight months.


Scott Steiner returned to the ring on August 28,2005, in Asheville, North Carolina for the independent promotion, Universal Championship Wrestling, teaming with his brother Rick in 2006.


Scott Steiner wrestled briefly in LAW, alongside Buff Bagwell, and feuded with the tag team Fame and Fortune.


On February 8,2007, Scott Steiner returned as NWA World Heavyweight Champion Christian Cage's "special consultant", in Cage's match with Kurt Angle at Against All Odds, interfering to cost Angle the match and joining Christian's Coalition.


Steiner eliminated Angle in a gauntlet match to determine a number one contender, then lost to him at Destination X At Lockdown, Steiner was part of Team Cage, which lost to Team Angle in a Lethal Lockdown match.


At Bound for Glory, The Scott Steiner Brothers defeated Team 3D in a 2-out-of-3 Tables Match.


At Turning Point Scott Steiner competed in the "Feast or Fired Battle Royal", winning a briefcase containing a contract for a TNA World Heavyweight Championship match.


Scott Steiner then switched briefcases with Petey Williams, stating afterwards he would get his original briefcase back the next week.


At Against All Odds, Scott Steiner defeated Williams to win both briefcases, after a distraction from an unknown woman later introduced as Rhaka Khan.


Scott Steiner lost, and tore his ACL, sidelining him and requiring surgery.


Scott Steiner threw him off a ladder and the Main Event Mafia attacked him backstage.


At Against All Odds, Scott Steiner pinned Williams after a Scott Steiner Screwdriver to end their feud.


Scott Steiner then feuded with Bobby Lashley, defeating him in a Falls Count Anywhere Match at Turning Point.


On February 4,2010, Scott Steiner's profile was removed from TNA's official website.


Scott Steiner joined the Puerto Rican promotion World Wrestling Council in March 2010, debuting in an angle where he attacked Universal Heavyweight Champion Ray Gonzalez.


Scott Steiner retained the title in matches against Kevin Nash and Big Van Vader.


On May 31,2013, the Scott Steiner Brothers won the Preston City Wrestling Tag Team Championship before losing it the following day.


On June 7,2015, Scott Steiner was pinned by Rob Van Dam at Citi Field`s Legends of Wrestling show.


On July 2,2017, at Slammiversary XV Scott Steiner returned to action teaming with Josh Mathews in a losing effort to Joseph Park and Jeremy Borash.


At the April 22,2018, television tapings Scott Steiner was announced as Eli Drake's partner for the Impact World Tag Team Championship match against The Latin American Xchange at Redemption.


Scott Steiner made his in ring debut on the following weeks episode, coming up short against team Morton.


Scott Steiner challenged Aron Stevens for the NWA National Championship at the Hard Times PPV.


Scott Steiner defeated Stevens via Disqualification, meaning Stevens retained the championship.


Scott Steiner created and popularized the Frankensteiner move, a Huracanrana where the opponent does not hit the ring with their back, but with their head instead.


Scott Steiner created the Steiner Screwdriver, a vertical suplex transitioned into a reverse piledriver.


On May 1,2008, during the build up to that year's Sacrifice, before his match against Samoa Joe and Kurt Angle, Scott Steiner cut a promo talking about his chances of winning.


In 2022 Scott Steiner made an appearance on Judge Steve Harvey with wrestling promoter Ronnie Gossett.


Scott Steiner has been married to Christa Podsedly since June 7,2000.


Scott Steiner's nephew Bronson Rechsteiner is a professional wrestler and is currently signed to WWE, performing under the name Bron Breakker.


Scott Steiner then hit Kaspereen twice with his Ford F-250 pickup truck.


Scott Steiner placed Rechsteiner on seven years' probation; ordered him to pay $25,000 in fines, restitution, and legal fees; and made him perform 200 hours of community service.


Scott Steiner was put in an induced coma for two days, while doctors cut through his ribs and lung to repair the tear, then began draining fluid from his lungs for the next two weeks.