Throughout most of the Attitude Era, The Rock and Stone Cold went to war on several occasions and their iconic clashes helped cement both men as the biggest stars in professional wrestling at the time.
Austin won their two previous encounters at WrestleMania 15 and 17. The Rock’s string of bad luck turned around at WrestleMania 19. Austin gave a valiant effort to put away his old foe but came up short. The match marked The Rock’s first WrestleMania win over Austin.