Could 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin be on the verge of becoming the latest "retired" wrestler to follow in Shawn Michaels, Goldberg, Batista, and countless others' footsteps by defying age and physical degradation by mounting a sensational return to a WWE ring?
It's hard to say for sure, but it sounds like the 'Rattlesnake' is at least confident of his ability to get through a bout.
'Stone Cold' commented on potentially wrestling again during a recent episode of his The Steve Austin Show. He claimed that he's always being asked about it and noted that while "it's a tough thing to think about," on a physical level, he would "most definitely" be able to do it and that his body "could make it to that match without being injured."
While Austin acknowledges his past injuries, surgeries, and the inherent risks involved with mounting a comeback, he claims to be "in a good place," his "nerves are feeling a lot better than they used to," and that in theory, he could have another match.
Interesting timing, given that Crown Jewel 2019 is now less than five weeks away. Could 'Stone Cold' become the latest wrestler to come out of retirement for a big Saudi Arabian payday?
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