Steve Austin Reveals Why The Rock Quit WWE

There is no doubt that The Rock is still regarded as of the most popular pro wrestlers in the history of the business, but his plans for a WrestleMania 32 match appeared to sabotage Sting’s debut against Triple H. He has competed against the best of the best as far as the world of professional wrestling. This includes someone like Chris Jericho, who has had several matches against The Great One. Roman Reigns vs The Rock major spoilers were also leaked previously.



WWE Hall Of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin’s feud with The Rock has gone down in history as one of the most iconic feuds in all of professional wrestling. Their feud ended at WrestleMania 19 in 2003, which was Steve Austin’s final match as an in-ring competitor. It was the third match at WrestleMania in their feud. Steve Austin and The Rock Smackdown return also leaked previously.

After that match, the WWE Hall Of Famer was supposed to face off against Brock Lesnar. However, he chose to leave WWE and retire from the squared circle for good. He has yet to compete in the ring since his retirement back then.

Steve Austin squared off against Kevin Owens in a No Holds Barred match at WrestleMania 38 Night One’s main event. In the end, Steve Austin won the match. He also made an appearance during WrestleMania 38 Night 2, where he hit the Stone Cold Stunner to Pat McAfee, Vince McMahon, and Austin Theory.

While speaking to Bill Apter, WWE Hall Of Famer ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin gave huge praise to The Rock for his hard work, and said Rock was destined to leave WWE for movies.

“Everybody is doing their thing, but yeah, I could definitely see back then that a guy like him would have the capability and the ability and the want to succeed like he has,” said Steve Austin. “He has done it through nothing but hard a** work. Props to him. I loved our matches together. I have always loved working with him, and I’m proud of him. I’m happy for all of his success because he is just killing it, and he is working his a** off.

This larger-than-life character that he was in that movie, and then he didn’t almost try to fit into Hollywood standards. No, no, no, just let me do this my way. So the thing I like about The Rock is, he goes, ‘Hey man, I’m not just going to just mold myself down. I’m just going to be me, and that’s what he has done. He has taken over Hollywood by himself.”
Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter has been a huge pro wrestling fan since 2002, and it's been his first love ever since then. He has years of writing experience for all things pro wrestling. His interests outside of wrestling include films, books and soccer.

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