What’s Not Bothering Me?: Miz Heat, Austin/WM, Shaq/Big Show

Nick Paglino

#2. Austin Don't Play Dat!

Steve AustinAccording to Nick Paglino's recent WZ exclusive, Steve Austin will most likely not be involved at WrestleMania this year in Miami. He certainly won't be in a match, but that's been a given since Rock/Cena was announced one night after last year's 'Mania.

The whole "I won't play second fiddle to the Rock" part of the report does bother me a little, but I'm going to assume that part was misinterpreted a little. Austin took the backseat to the Rock last year at WrestleMania, so maybe he means "again" if he does actually feel that way. Or…maybe he's only referring to his potential return to the ring. Clearly, Austin's next (and likely last) match — if he ever wrestles again — needs to be front and center. I can't blame him for expecting that.

And that's the part that doesn't bother me AT ALL. Just think — a year from now, we could be gearing up for a CM Punk vs Steve Austin match at WrestleMania 29 in New York City! Or Dallas, Texas even. Either way, it's nice to have something to get excited about that far in advance. And if you want my personal opinion, I think Steve Austin wrestling in one more match is a MUCH bigger possibility than Jim Ross tries to let on. In fact, I think it's damn near inevitable.

And if I'm Vince McMahon, I'm already working on the contract.

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