Error, Wrong Era: WWE Wrestlers Born Too Late and Too Soon

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Error, Wrong Era: WWE Wrestlers Born Too Late and Too Soon

Steven Anderson was born on March 22, 1987.

That would make Steven 24 years old today. 

Steven has a fire for professional wrestling and is very good at it.  He entered into the WWE developmental system when he was 20 years old and debuted on Raw two years ago at the age of 22. 

For the last two years, he's been feuding with heels as a face character who is all about physical health and remaining humble. While charismatic and decent in the ring, he isn't really all that over with the fans because, well, his gimmick is horrible and the stories written for him are non-existent. 

The WWE couldn't find a way to get him to connect with the fans, and so, last month, they decided to future endeavor him along with Chris Masters, David Smith and Melina. 

In an alternate reality, that would be your experience with the man who was born Steven Anderson.

Who later had his name changed to Steve Williams.

Who you know best as Stone Cold Steve Austin.

Fortunately, Steve Williams was actually born on December 18th, 1964.  Which put his prime performance condition right in the middle of the 1990's and allowed him to enter into a WWF that was willing to push the envelope to compete with the WCW and turn him into Stone Cold Steve Austin.

He would end up becoming the single biggest financial draw in history, a legend and one of the biggest icons in the history of the industry.  

What a difference two decades makes.  

Had Steve Williams come into the WWE now?  He might not be any different from a Heath Slater.  A country boy with a bad gimmick that not many see anything special in.  

It's all about timing.

And so, in this article, we are going to look at some WWE athletes, both former and present, who had the unfortunate luck of being on the opposite side of Steve Williams' fortunes. 

Men and women who were born at the wrong time and broke into the business in the wrong era, and it made all the difference in their careers and legacy.   

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