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WWE News: Ricky Steamboat Praises IC Champ, His Last WWE Run & More

Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat is a recent guest on The Shining Wizards Podcast. Steamboats last major interview discussed his best matches. Below are some highlights from The Shining Wizards podcast. One interesting fact about Ricky Steamboat is that he has never wrestled as a heel in his career. Steamboat recalls a time where he tried to convince WWE to become a heel. “I never...
Via Wrestling News Depot
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steamboat Praises Ziggler, Talks Jake’s DDT, Never Turning Heel, More

- WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat recently appeared on The Shining Wizards podcast. The full interview can be heard at this link. Below are some highlights: Never working heel & wanting to: I never had a match where I worked as a heel. When I started in 1974, I was always a face, and the reason for that was that the heel would always lead the match. Now for me to graduate to...
Via Wrestle Scoop
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steamboat Asked About a Comeback, Note on WWE 2K15 Graphics

- Ricky Steamboat recently spoke with FHM Malaysia and was asked about making another return to the ring. He said: “No, I’ve been there and done it against Jericho and I proved a point, so there’s no sense in jeopardizing that. Everyone who saw me work that match said I did good for my age. They have a good memory of that and I’d like to leave it at that. I do know some of...
Via Wrestle Scoop
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Hall of Famer Reportedly No Longer Under Contract

- WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat has reportedly been let go from the company due to budget cuts. Steamboat had worked as a coach in NXT and apparently was working at the WWE offices in Talent Relations under Triple H recently. Steamboat will be doing several conventions and non-WWE interview DVD’s in the coming months, which is usually a sign that you’re no longer under contract...
Via Wrestle Scoop
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Steamboat Fired from WWE?

WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat has reportedly been let go from the company due to budget cuts. Steamboat had worked as a coach in NXT and apparently was working at the WWE offices in Talent Relations under Triple H recently. Steamboat will be doing several conventions and non-WWE interview DVD's in the coming months, which is usually a sign that you're no longer under...
Via Ring Side News
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE's NXT to Become a Third Brand, Richie Steamboat Back Injury

WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat says that WWE management wants the NXT Developmental territory to become a third brand at the level of what Raw and Smackdown are at. "NXT is a new, young program hoping to become a third brand with WWE, such as Raw and Smackdown. The focus and the push is to go in that direction," Steamboat told John Pollock of The Fight Network in a...
Via Ring Side News
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ricky Steamboat On The Future Of NXT, Richie

WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat was interviewed by John Pollock of The Fight Network during WrestleMania AXXESS and talked about WWE management wanting to make the NXT developmental territory into the third brand at the level of RAW and SmackDown for the company. Below are some highlights: Ricky Steamboat on NXT: “NXT is a new, young program hoping to become a third brand with...
Via WZR Online
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NXT Release News, Man Arrested for Fake Tickets, Steamboats

- Bonita Blood, the ex-wife of Ricky Steamboat, applied to trademark “Ricky Steamboat” back on January 2nd of this year. There was a prior trademark application done by Ricky back in 2009 that was abandoned. On the same day, Richard H. Blood III (NXT’s Richie Steamboat) applied to trademark “Richie Steamboat.” - Caller.com reports that police in Corpus Christi, Texas arrested...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rollins, Steamboat and Kruger Debut on WWE NXT, WWE Superstars In Action

- Week 2 of the new WWE NXT season saw three top prospects debut - Seth Rollins, Leo Kruger and Richie Steamboat. Rollins debuted in the opening match, defeating Jiro. Rollins cut a promo after the match and said he was here to change the world. Kruger, another former FCW Champion, first appeared in a vignette that talked about his South African heritage. Kruger dubbed himself...
Via Ring Side News
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Steamboat Health Update, Tough Enough’s Andy Discusses His Progress

- The Miami Herald spoke with WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat this week to promote WrestleMania 28. Steamboat says that he is at about 80% after recovering from a brain aneurysm almost two years ago. Steamboat still helps out at WWE developmental but doctors don’t want him getting in the ring so he works with the talents in other ways.- The Herald also spoke with WWE Tough Enough...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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