A staple of the Attitude Era, The Texas Rattlesnake retired from professional wrestling in 2003, when he was beaten by The Rock in his final match at WrestleMania 19.
Unlike many WWE legends, Stone Cold has actually stayed retired. He’s never been tempted to return for ‘one more match’ as so many of his fellow stars do.
But that doesn’t mean Vince McMahon hasn’t tried to convince him to come back in the past.
Speaking to Chris Jericho on the latest episode of his Broken Skull Sessions Podcast, Austin explained why he’d always turn the boss down.
“I think Vince tried talking me into coming back a couple of times. But you know Chris, I love the business so much – I can’t say I love it more than anybody else, I can only speak for myself,” he said.
“But I just love the damn business, and it hurt me so much to leave it. And to me, going back for one match, being