WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle has named Stone Cold Steve Austin the best wrestler he's dealt with, mentioning that The Texas Rattlesnake's in-ring psychology was sensational.Angle and Austin were key players in WWE during the Attitude Era. They feuded over the WWF World Heavyweight Title back in 2000, while they were likewise a part of Team WWF during their feud with The Alliance.
While speaking on The Zaslow Show, Angle divulged the best worker he ever stepped in the ring with. The Olympic Gold Medalist felt that Stone Cold Steve Austin might improvise and change things around during the match, making him stand out from the rest.
" Number one. His character was so strong. Individuals absolutely enjoyed him or they hated him when he was a heel. But his strength in the ring is unmatched. His in-ring psychology is unbelievable. He's one of the extremely couple of people that can improvise out in the ring and change the spots and change things and return to what it was originally. He understands how to improvise effectively. So he has all the knacks for business. This person will go down in history as the absolute most popular WWE Superstar," said Angle. (H/T WrestlingInc).
Angle also stated that Austin wasn't prepared to retire when he did but was required to because of his different injuries.Kurt Angle is delighted about Steve Austin's return to the WWE ring.
It was just recently validated that Austin would be part of WrestleMania 38 next month, where he will appear on the KO Show hosted by Kevin Owens. Angle is excited to see the Texas Rattlesnake go back to the ring at The Show of Shows.
" I'm surprised, and I'm not amazed. I imply, he has been out for so long. As long as he is healthy and he is able to do it, I'm eagerly anticipating it. I think we will (see Austin's return). This is going to be incredible," said Angle.
The Hall of Famer feels that Austin vs. Owens makes sense as it would pit two super stars who could utilize Stunner against each other. Angle likewise applauded Owens' athleticism and thought that he is the "best match-up" for Austin today.