WWE Hall Of Famer ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin is regarded as one of the best pro wrestlers to have ever competed inside the squared circle. His contributions to the world of professional wrestling can never be forgotten no matter what. He was also buried for refusing to work with Brock Lesnar.

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin previously revealed that he regrets walking out on WWE before the June 10, 2002 episode of Monday Night RAW. Austin rejected to lose against Brock Lesnar in a King of the Ring qualifying match.

As noted by Dave Meltzer in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Stone Cold was heavily buried and punished for walking out on Monday Night RAW. This is because WWE did not have any major competition back then.

”WWE suspended Steve Austin without pay in 2002 for refusing to come to TV for a match he was to lose to Brock Lesnar, but that came at a time when they were the only real game in town. They also buried him heavily, far more than would be the case here [Banks and Naomi’s walkout], which also was a terrible idea and shortsighted.

Bubba Ray Dudley ended up losing to Brock Lesnar on that night. Lesnar went on to win the King Of The Ring tournament that year and defeated The Rock for the WWE Championship at SummerSlam. As for Sasha Banks and Naomi, their situation in WWE seems very grim right now.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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