Even though He was once again WWF Champion, he wasn’t universally loved. Kurt Angle was gaining momentum.
Kurt Angle was winning title after title. He was also Vince McMahons right-hand man.
The Olympic Hero was gaining the fan’s respect. Austin and Angle had almost a brotherly rivalry when it came to who was McMahon’s favorite., .
It was around this time that WCW and ECW superstars started to invade the WWF.