VIP AUDIO 1/26 – VIP Aftershow with Steve Austin talking about the botched Rumble finish he was involved in, idea for Joe to win Rumble, Shinsuke, Sami, Styles, how is Rumble orchestrated (55 min)


SHOW SUMMARY: PWTorch editor Wade Keller interviews Steve Austin. This is the VIP Aftershow portion of the interview, the final 55 minutes of the program including these topics: Detailed on the botched finish where he was eliminated earlier than planned from a Rumble, reaction to the prospects of Samoa Joe winning the Rumble this year, his thoughts on Shinsuke Nakamura, Sami Zayn, and A.J. Styles, how orchestrated and preordained is everything that happens in a Rumble, why Rumble matches aren’t fun to work as a wrestler, pet peeves about the endings to some Royal Rumbles, the babyface/heel dynamic and what the constitution was for his top babyface character during the Attitude Era, thoughts on scripted promos today versus the Wild West of his era, advice for Braun Strowman vs. Roman Reigns if that happens, why did he move to a feud with Owen Hart after his early feud with Bret, how much did he know about his original plans for his 1997 Rumble win before Shawn Michaels got hurt, how he looked out for himself and at what point he felt he could speak up on his behalf and not just go along with what he was told to do. 

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