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Steve Austin: Take my name off the list of potential Brock Lesnar opponents at WrestleMania 32

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Just yesterday, word started making the rounds that WWE has four potential opponents in mind for Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 32 next year on April 3, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. Stone Cold Steve Austin was one of the names on that list.

He's now saying we should take him off it:

Talk of an Austin vs. Lesnar match kicked into gear when the former cut one hell of a promo on the latter seemingly setting a match up during a podcast with Paul Heyman. In fairness, Austin immediately backtracked and has maintained for some time that he won't be returning to the ring for one last match.

That said, his saying as much doesn't necessarily rule it out in the wacky world of pro wrestling, where everyone is trying to work you. It's entirely possible Austin won't return -- considering his injury history and what happened to Sting at Night of Champions, it's probably for the best that he doesn't -- but we'll likely have a much better idea on how honest he's being when Lesnar appears on his podcast on Oct. 19 on the WWE Network.

If they make it out of that without running an angle, these words will have the weight he could be intending.