United States Championship - Steve Austin

December 27, 1993 - August 24, 1994

Steve Austin defeated Dustin Rhodes in a best-of-three-falls match at Starrcade 1993 to capture his first United States Championship. He held the title for eight months, turning back the likes of Ricky Steamboat, The Great Muta and Johnny B. Badd.

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