Stone Cold Steve Austin recently stated that he is a bigger legend than Hulk Hogan.
Stone Cold Steve Austin is undoubtedly a legend in the wrestling world. But Hulk Hogan is one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. Hogan is undoubtedly a WWE superstar.
However, Steve Austin called himself a bigger legend than Hulk Hogan. Stone Cold Steve Austin remained a WWE superstar and so was Hulk Hogan.
Steve Austin recently spoke about his views on being a wrestling legend on Shan & RJ of Texas' 105.3 The Fan. When the interviewer asked Austin who was the bigger legend between him and Hulk Hogan, he credited himself.
"If you're talking to me, it's going to be Stone Cold Steve Austin," said Austin. "If you guys are talking to Hulk, it's going to be him."
However, he also admired Hulk Hogan and his long and successful wrestling career. "I respect Hulk Hogan because his career lasted some 30 odd years," Austin stated.
But he also said that his 15 year career made WWE more famous than ever before. "I think I lasted about 15, but during my peak years, I took the business to a height it had never seen before," he continued.
"When you say to anybody off the street: 'Hey, do you know anything about pro wrestling?' They'll say, 'Yeah, wasn't that guy Hulk Hogan a pro wrestler?' His name might come to your mind before mine, so I give that guy all due respect. He had a tremendous run."
Steve Austin also discussed the Dallas Cowboys, his latest projects and fellow pro wrestlers.