Monday, December 1, 2008

Hasbro WWF Action Figure: Scott Steiner

Name: Scott Steiner

Series: 9

Year: 1994

Approximate market price: $5 to $25

Accessories: None

Special move: Steiner suplex

Description: White boots with red/pink and blue/purple wrestling gear. Brown hair.

Career: Born on July 29 of the year 1962, Scott Rechsteiner was trained by The Sheik and made his professional debut in 1986 for World Wrestling Association where he eventually won the World and Tag Team title. In 1988, Scott joined the Continental Wrestling Association where he also won Tag Team Gold with different partners.

Scott debuted in WCW at Starrcade 1988 where his brother Rick won the NWA World Television belt. The Steiner Brothers competed regularly as a team after Rick lost the belt. The Steiners were Tag Team Champions multiple times during their WCW stint. Scott even won the WCW Television title in September of 1992. However, the brothers left the company in November 1992 after a low contract offer from WCW.

On December 21 of that same year, Scott and Rick debuted in the WWF. They competed as a team and won gold once again. They left the World Wrestling Federation in the middle of 1994. In 1995, Scott and his brother competed in ECW for 3 months and then returned to WCW in 1996.

Scott became a member of the NWO at Superbrawl VIII after attacking his brother Rick during their title defense against The Outsiders (Kevin Nash and Scott Hall). Scott won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in November of 2000 after defeating Booker T. Scott Steiner lost the belt to Booker T during the final Nitro episode (WWF had purchased WCW).

In 2001 and 2002, Steiner wrestled for World Wrestling All-Stars and won the WWA Championship. He vacated the belt when he signed with the WWE in November 2002. Steiner competed for the World Championship but wasn't able to defeat HHH for the belt. He also teamed with Test before being released in 2004.

Steiner debuted in TNA in March 2006. After his short term contract ended, he came back with the company in February 2007. Scott Steiner is currently part of the Main Event Mafia with Kurt Angle, Booker T, Sting and Kevin Nash.

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