WrestleMania 38 is now over and we’re still reeling from some of the exhilarating action and drama we witnessed. We’ve already broken down the results and reviewed the event, but it was Stone Cold Steve Austin who stole the show, stunning audiences with a drunken twist on his trademark Stone Cold Stunner, slamming none other than Vince McMahon.

The two each ‘shotgunned’ a beer before Stone Cold’s performed his iconic move on the long-time WWE exec. It was a surprise move, taking the crowd by storm, but it’s far from the best rendition of the Stone Cold Stunner. It’s been done many times, at different events and on different people, and we’re here to break down the wrestling giant’s most exciting, outrageous, and successful Stunners.

Vince McMahon (Raw, Sept 1997)

The Stone Cold Stunner that McMahon took at the recent Wrestlemania is far from the best work the pair have done together. The WWE chairman has never been the most convincing seller, but this historic moment deserves a spot on this list. A major point in Austin-McMahon’s ongoing rivalry, this unprecedented move set Stone Cold as a blue-collar hero able to stand up to his obnoxious boss.

Stone Cold Steve Austin described McMahon’s reaction as trembling “like a crappie on a bass boat.” It certainly wouldn’t be the last time he would face the brunt of this iconic move, but it was the first and a major milestone in the beloved Attitude Era of the 1990s.

The Rock (WrestleMania XV)

In 1999, Philadelphia set the stage for this unforgettable showdown between wrestling giants Stone Cold and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Johnson tasted Austin’s Stunner for the first time that year and it certainly wouldn’t be the last. This historic move would go on to win Austin the WWE championship, as well as breaking a side-line McMahon into devastated tears. An exhilarating moment and a well-executed maneuver that launched The Rock into the ropes.

Santa Claus (Raw, Dec 1997)

Yes, you read that correctly. In December of 1997, Stone Cold wasn’t about to be fooled by a rotund fellow dressed in red and white claiming he was the genuine bill, especially after the not-so-merry imposter sent a child out of the ring for doubting his authenticity. After asking him what the “Texas Rattlesnake” himself asked for as a 6-year-old kid, Stone Cold wasn’t happy with the taunting response and launched into a full-on Stone Cold Stunner that slammed poor Saint Nick back to the North Pole.

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Lesnar & Goldberg (WrestleMania XX)

Following an underwhelming match between Brock Lesnar and Bill Goldberg, Stone Cold had something to say. Acting as special guest referee, he echoed the dissatisfied booing of the Madison Square Garden crowd and proceeded to slam Lesnar out of the ring. Stone Cold then turned to face Goldberg, often chided for his imitation of Steve Austin’s style, and shared a beer with him. When Goldberg disrespectfully copied Austin’s iconic beer pose, he was asking for what happened next.

The Alliance (Raw, July 2001)

Summer 2001 was home to one of the most dramatic battles in WWE’s ongoing conflict with the WCW/ECW alliance. July 16’s edition of Raw saw the gang of outsiders outnumber the respectable WWE bunch, including Kane, Jericho, and The Undertaker. The group fought down to the last minute despite being overwhelmed and outmatched until the one and only Stone Cold took to the stage.

The iconic ‘Rattlesnake’ pulled into the Rhode Island Civic Center in his pickup truck and broke through the chain of infiltrators backstage with a pool cue. He then proceeded to perform six consecutive Stunners in a moment of particularly exciting and unexpected action. Needless to say, he really stirred things up.