Scott Carl Rechsteiner (born July 29, 1962) is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Scott Steiner. Steiner is perhaps best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) alongside his older brother Rick as The Steiner Brothers and as a member of the New World Order (nWo). He is also known for his appearances with Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), the World Wrestling Federation / Entertainment (WWF/E) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). In the 1990s and 2000s, Steiner competed in pay-per-view main events in the WWF, WCW and TNA.
While in WCW, Steiner became a one time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, a two time WCW United States Champion, a two time WCW World Television Champion, and won the WCW Triple Crown Championship. He won a second world championship, the WWA World Heavyweight Championship, in 2002.
Steiner's greatest success has come as a tag team wrestler, as he is a twelve time World Tag Team Champion (seven times in World Championship Wrestling, two times in the World Wrestling Federation and two times in New Japan Pro Wrestling with Rick and one time in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling with Booker T), a one time U.S. Tag Team Champion with Rick in WCW, and a one time Ring Ka King Tag Team Champion with Abyss. All totaled, between WCW, WWF/E, NJPW, and TNA/Ring Ka King, Steiner has won 19 championships.
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“Ive been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.”
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“We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his days work at Auschwitz in the morning.”
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