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Austin/WWE Update, Who WWE Blames For Austin’s Loss, Rock; More

WWE still feels as though losing Steve Austin was the fault of Austin’s high powered attorney, who is said to not even watch pro-wrestling.  Austin’s attorney talked Austin out of a deal that would have earned him over $1 million a year working one day a week most weeks.

While WWE had talked of possibly even allowing Austin to use the Stone Cold name in non-WWE ventures with their permission, as of right now it seems as though WWE and Vince McMahon are dead set against Austin using that name or giving him rights to use the name anywhere.

This is kind of a strange situation, seeing as Vince had made a deal with Dwayne Johnson (Rock) which ended up giving him full rights and ownership to “The Rock.