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Re: Classic Wrestling General Discussion & Review Thread
While I do think Austin was one of the few shining spots of actual wrestling or great matches during the Attitude Era, I wished during his hottest point he got to work more calculated bouts. Since the flavor of the month at the time was wild and out of control type bouts he was regulated to having to brawl most of the time. Austin made that work the majority of the time vs the likes of Undertaker, Foley, & Kane, although it did limit him. As did the injury. (although he still put in 100% and if you didn't know he got injured it probably never would have crossed your mind)
Austin used to be a mad bump machine during his "Stunning" days. He was one of those workers. Like a Pillman or a Hennig where they'll take the full brunt of a move and more. I mark for workers like that, who ironically I guess(?) always seemed to be heels - minus Foley & Funk who worked that way all the time.