Scott Steiner

  • Born: 07/29/1962 in Bay City, Michigan
  • Birthname: Scott Carl Rechsteiner
  • Height & Weight: 6'1", 276 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WCW World Heavyweight Championship
  • Eighth WCW Triple Crown Champion
  • NWA/WCW World Tag Team Championship (7 times) – with Rick Steiner
  • NWA/WCW United States Tag Team Championship – with Rick Steiner
  • WWF Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Rick Steiner
  • TNA/Impact World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Booker T (1) and Eli Drake (1)

Steiner is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he became a leader of the New World Order (nWo) stable. He has also wrestled for Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/WWE), Impact Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He headlined multiple pay-per-view events throughout his career. Prior to his professional career, he was an amateur wrestler at the University of Michigan.

Steiner is a decorated tag team wrestler. During the 80’s and 90’s he wrestled alongside his older brother Rick as The Steiner Brothers, being considered one of the best tag teams of all time. Professional wrestling magazines Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) and Wrestling Observer Newsletter named them as the best tag team of 1990 (and PWI again in 1993). In 2003, PWI ranked them as the second best tag team in history, only behind The Road Warriors. Steiner won several tag team titles, including the WWF Tag Team Championship, WCW World Tag Team Championship, IWGP Tag Team Championship and the TNA / Impact World Tag Team Championship.

Steiner also found success as a singles wrestler. He is a three-time world champion: a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time WWA World Heavyweight Champion and a one-time WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion. He is the eighth WCW Triple Crown Champion.

Notable Matches

w/ Rick Steiner vs. Hiroshi Hase and Kensuke Sasaki at WCW/New Japan Supershow 1991

w/ Rick Steiner vs. Lex Luger and Sting at WCW SuperBrawl 1991

vs. Booker T at WCW Mayhem 2000

w/ Rick Steiner, Sting & Brian Pillman vs. The Four Horseman

w/ Rick Steiner vs. The Fabulous Freebirds on November 1st 1989

Notable Feuds

w/ Rick Steiner vs. The Road Warriors

w/ Rick Steiner vs. Sting & Lex Luger

w/ Rick Steiner vs. The Outsiders

w/ Rick Steiner vs. Team 3D

vs. Booker T

vs. Goldberg

vs. DDP

vs. Triple H

Other Notable Achievements

NWA/WCW United States Tag Team Championship – with Rick Steiner

WCW World Television Championship (2 times)

WCW United States Championship (2 times)

Pat O’Connor Memorial Tag Team Tournament (1990) – with Rick Steiner

WWF World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Rick Steiner

Feast or Fired (2007 – X Division Championship contract)

CWE Television Championship

CWI Heavyweight Champion

CWA World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Billy Travis (2) and Jed Grundy (1)

Dutch Heavyweight Championship

George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame Class of 2014

IWGP Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Rick Steiner

PCW Tag Team Championship – with Rick Steiner

PWA Tag Team Championship – with Rick Steiner

WWA World Heavyweight Championship

WWA World Heavyweight Championship

WWA World Tag Team Championship – with Jerry Graham, Jr.

WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship

Amateur Wrestling Achievements

National Collegiate Athletic Association

1983 Division I Big 10 – Fifth place

1984 Division I Big 10 – Runner-up

1985 Division I Big 10 – Runner-up

1986 Division I Big 10 – Runner-up

1986 Division I All American – Sixth place