55 Facts About Stone Cold Steve Austin

1. Stone Cold Steve Austin pleaded no contest on November 25, 2002, and was given a year's probation, a $1,000 fine, and ordered to carry out 80 hours of community service.

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2. In late 2009, Stone Cold Steve Austin married his fourth wife, Kristin, with whom he splits his time between his home in Marina Del Rey, California and his property in Nevada that he has named the Broken Skull Ranch 2.0.

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3. Stone Cold Steve Austin dated Kathryn Burrhus throughout high school and college, and the two married on November 24, 1990.

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4. Stone Cold Steve Austin has appeared as the cover athlete for several video games, including WWE 2K16.

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5. Stone Cold Steve Austin hosted the reality competition show Redneck Island on CMT, which began in June 2012 and concluded with its fifth season in April 2016.

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6. In 2010, Stone Cold Steve Austin appeared in The Expendables as Dan Paine, the bodyguard and right-hand man for the primary antagonist of the film, played by Eric Roberts.

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7. Stone Cold Steve Austin made an appearance on the October 19, 2015 episode of Raw, introducing The Undertaker and promoting the WrestleMania 32 event.

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8. Stone Cold Steve Austin served as the special guest referee in the evening's tag team main event, John Cena and Alex Riley against The Miz and R-Truth, hitting Miz with a Stone Cold Stunner and aiding Cena.

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9. In early 2011, Stone Cold Steve Austin was announced as the head trainer and host for the revival of Tough Enough.

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10. Stone Cold Steve Austin appeared as the guest host of Raw on the March 15, 2010, episode, where he moderated a contract signing between Vince McMahon and Bret Hart for their match at WrestleMania XXVI.

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11. Stone Cold Steve Austin was inducted by his long-term on-screen rival Vince McMahon, who referred to Austin as "the greatest WWE [wrestler] of all time".

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12. On October 26, 2008, at Cyber Sunday, Stone Cold Steve Austin was the special guest referee during a match between Batista and Chris Jericho for the World Heavyweight Championship.

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13. Stone Cold Steve Austin made another appearance at Cyber Sunday, where he guest refereed a World Heavyweight Championship match between Batista and The Undertaker.

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14. The match ended in a no contest after Stone Cold Steve Austin handed a beer to MVP and gave him the Stone Cold Stunner.

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15. Stone Cold Steve Austin appeared on the August 18, 2007 episode of Saturday Night's Main Event, as a possible illegitimate child of Mr McMahon and stunned McMahon and Jonathan Coachman.

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16. Stone Cold Steve Austin was involved in the concluding segment at ECW One Night Stand in which he had a beer bash with the ECW locker room and brawled with the anti-ECW invaders, led by Eric Bischoff.

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17. Stone Cold Steve Austin made his first appearance on WWE programming in a year at WrestleMania 21 where he was confronted by Roddy Piper in Piper's Pit, until Carlito interrupted to insult both.

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18. Stone Cold Steve Austin continued this storyline for the remainder of the year, still showing wrestling moves including the Stone Cold Stunner and several exchanges of punches and kicks, although limiting regularity of these being performed.

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19. Stone Cold Steve Austin walked out again, publicly stating he felt bad storylines were presented to him by the creative team.

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20. Stone Cold Steve Austin entered a feud with The Undertaker that resulted in a number-one contender's match for the Undisputed WWF Championship at Backlash, which Austin lost despite having his foot on the rope when he was pinned.

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21. Stone Cold Steve Austin returned on the April 1, 2002 episode of Raw, the first of the new "brand extension" era.

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22. Stone Cold Steve Austin was eliminated by Kurt Angle, but he shortly went back in the ring and hit all three with a steel chair.

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23. Stone Cold Steve Austin lost the match and his title after McMahon and Booker T interfered.

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24. Stone Cold Steve Austin won his first match by defeating Angle and faced World Champion Jericho in the unification match.

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25. Stone Cold Steve Austin was then handed his title belt by Flair and celebrated with him in the ring, turning him face .

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26. Stone Cold Steve Austin returned moments after this announcement and attacked Angle and McMahon for their actions.

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27. Late in the match, Stone Cold Steve Austin attempted to win the match with the Rock Bottom, the Rock's finishing maneuver, but failed to earn a three count.

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28. Stone Cold Steve Austin lost his title to Angle at Unforgiven by submitting to the ankle lock, but began badgering Angle for a rematch due to his hand being under the ropes.

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29. Stone Cold Steve Austin was immediately made the Alliance's new leader and began to feud with Angle over his WWF Championship.

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30. Stone Cold Steve Austin made it known that he was against teaming with Angle, whom Austin saw as both a threat to his WWF Championship, as well as an annoying tag-along.

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31. Stone Cold Steve Austin began a small spat with Angle over who was McMahon's biggest supporter.

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32. Stone Cold Steve Austin continued to align himself with McMahon and began feuding with Jericho and Benoit by himself, with Kurt Angle joining the group as Triple H's replacement.

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33. Stone Cold Steve Austin developed an infatuation with McMahon, going to great lengths to impress him and even going so far as to hugging him and bringing him presents.

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34. Stone Cold Steve Austin won his third Royal Rumble in January 2001, last eliminating Kane.

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35. The next night on Raw Is War, Stone Cold Steve Austin made it clear that while he was the CEO of the company he could have a title shot at any time and place to be determined by himself.

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36. Stone Cold Steve Austin would lose the title to The Undertaker at Over the Edge.

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37. Stone Cold Steve Austin faced The Rock in a rematch at Backlash, in which Shane McMahon was the referee.

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38. Stone Cold Steve Austin refused to count for either man and attacked both towards the end of the match.

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39. Stone Cold Steve Austin lost the WWF Championship to Kane in a First Blood match after The Undertaker accidentally hit him with a steel chair while the ref was incapacitated, despite Austin having knocked Kane unconscious and thwarted an earlier intervention by Mankind.

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40. Stone Cold Steve Austin managed to retain the title despite McMahon acting as the referee and his "Corporate Stooges" as timekeeper and ring announcer, respectively.

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41. Stone Cold Steve Austin gave his answer in the form of another Stone Cold Stunner.

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42. Stone Cold Steve Austin flipped off Tyson, which led to Tyson shoving Austin much to McMahon's embarrassment, who began to publicly disapprove of the prospect of Austin as his champion.

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43. The next night on Raw Is War, Stone Cold Steve Austin interrupted Vince McMahon in his presentation of Mike Tyson, who was making a special appearance, over the objection of McMahon referring to Tyson as "the baddest man on the planet".

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44. The match was ruled a no contest, but Stone Cold Steve Austin proceeded to beat Hart while he was on a stretcher in the back of an ambulance.

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45. Stone Cold Steve Austin won when Hart was disqualified due to assistance from The British Bulldog, earning him a title match against The Undertaker at In Your House 15: A Cold Day In Hell.

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46. Stone Cold Steve Austin eventually got his revenge on Hart in the main event of In Your House 14: Revenge of the 'Taker, in a match to determine the number-one contender to The Undertaker's WWF World Heavyweight Championship.

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47. Stone Cold Steve Austin finally passed out from blood loss, still held in the Sharpshooter, and lost the match.

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48. Stone Cold Steve Austin spoke about Bret Hart, challenging him constantly and taunting him relentlessly.

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49. Stone Cold Steve Austin debuted on the January 8, 1996 episode of Raw and was awarded the Million Dollar Championship by his manager, Ted DiBiase.

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50. Stone Cold Steve Austin has credited Heyman as the man who taught him how to cut a promo.

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51. Stone Cold Steve Austin lost the title to Ricky Steamboat on August 24, 1994 and was scheduled to face Steamboat in a rematch for the title at Fall Brawl on September 18, but Steamboat was unable to wrestle due to a legit back injury and Austin was awarded the title by forfeit.

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52. Stone Cold Steve Austin has three brothers and one younger sister (Jennifer).

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53. Stone Cold Steve Austin was forced to retire from in-ring competition in 2003 due to a series of knee injuries and a serious neck injury.

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54. Stone Cold Steve Austin was the winner of the 1996 King of the Ring tournament as well as the 1997, 1998 and 2001 Royal Rumbles, making him the only three-time winner of the event.

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55. Stone Cold Steve Austin enjoyed a successful mid-card career as "Stunning" Steve Austin in World Championship Wrestling from 1991 to 1995.

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