Eric Bischoff vs Stone Cold 'Steve Austin' and other rivalries in WWE

Eric Bischoff is one of the best heels in the industry didn't fight much but has gone on to have so many rivalries, so here are some of his best performances.

Eric Bischoff and Stone Cold Steve Austin in a file photo [Image-Twitter]

Eric Bischoff was a WWE heel who never went out of style. He persistently plotted against all of the babyfaces on the show and gained a lot of attention as a result. Eric Bischoff had previously served as the General Manager of Raw and caused quite a stir while he was there. He went on to have feuds with legends like Steve Austin, Bill Goldberg, John Cena, and many others. As a result, he became one of the most despised members of the Raw roster. So, let’s take a look at some of Eric Bischoff’s most famous rivalries.

John Cena

John Cena was at conflict with Eric Bischoff towards the close of his term as Raw General Manager. When Bischoff moved from SmackDown to Raw in the Draft, he was critical of Cena’s hip hop attitude and lack of respect for authority. During WWE’s initial run, Cena would embarrass Bischoff by making him seem powerful, making him the company’s face. Several victories over Bischoff’s wrestlers helped Cena establish himself as Raw’s top dog, despite the bosses’ intentions.

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Vince McMahon

Before appearing on WWE television, the antagonism between Eric Bischoff and Vince McMahon existed behind the scenes. When Bischoff challenged McMahon to show up to WCW during the heat of the Monday Night Wars, he shattered the fourth wall. After winning the battle to become the Raw General Manager, Vince hired Bischoff. Throughout Bischoff’s WWE career, the two had a few of high-tension moments that always made for terrific television. McMahon finished his term as GM by firing Bischoff and tossing him in a garbage truck.

Stone Cold ‘Steve Austin’

The finest aspect of Eric Bischoff’s WWE career was having to serve as an authority figure on Raw with Steve Austin. After injury worries terminated Austin’s career at WrestleMania 19, WWE sought to find a way to keep him around. Austin would be the face that would prevent Bischoff’s nefarious schemes from succeeding. With incredibly emotional storytelling, Bischoff’s heel side, led by Randy Orton, defeated Shawn Michaels and Austin’s team in the spectacular Survivor Series 2003 elimination battle. Austin ultimately reappeared to exact further vengeance in a series of humorous or gripping sequences.



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