47 Facts About Scott Steiner


Scott Rechsteiner was born on July 29,1962, and better known by the ring name Scott Steiner, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to the National Wrestling Alliance .

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 9.

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

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The following evening in Columbus, Ohio, in an untelevised match at a Raw taping, The Scott Steiner Brothers defeated Money Inc for the WWF World Tag Team Championship.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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 the Redemption.

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

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Scott Steiner plays the role of Boss in the 2017 Indian Comedy-Drama: 1 Chor 2 Mastikhor.

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

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

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Scott Steiner'snephew Bronson Rechsteiner is a professional wrestler and is currently signed to WWE, performing on NXT 2.

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