Steve Austin: Remaining On Top Of The Business Is The Hardest Part Of The Journey

Steve Austin knows what it’s like to be at the top of the wrestling business.

The rattlesnake is known for all the memories he brought wrestling fans every time he had a microphone in his hand or when he’d stomp a mudhole into his opponents. However, he knew that being the top guy in wrestling was not going to be the easiest part of his journey.

In a new interview with Sidewalks Entertainment, Austin talked about his career and how he fought his way to the top of the card.

“You just described my wrestling career, and it was actually a blast. When I started, I was actually terrible. Through trial and tribulations and paying dues on the road, I ended up being really good at it. That was just due to a lot of hard work. I had a lot of great times in the business, it was the number one passion in my life was my wrestling career. I’ve said that on many occasions. That is a real tough life and it will take a lot out of you because you have to give it everything you’ve got. You’re living out on the road, you can never come out of the road because if you do, someone will replace you. The pressure is hot, the injury rate is high, and you go down the road with a bunch of guys that you come to know and live and some of the craziest individuals that you’ll ever meet in your life. Throughout it all, you’re just trying to go up the card. When I first got into the business of wrestling, I just got in to be a wrestler. When you get in there, ‘Oh, okay, you want to be on top.’ Getting to the top is the journey. Remaining on top is really hard. Through it all, I met some great people and I’m thankful to every body that helped me out in my career and took me under my arm and gave me some tips of wisdom and I’m thankful to WWE for the opportunity.”

Steve Austin held the WWF World Heavyweight Championship six times and the WWF World Tag Team Championship twice in his career.

h/t from Fightful.

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