Ricky Steamboat Wins Return Match

Ricky Steamboat back in action

Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat was victorious in his return to the squared circle. 

The former NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion made his in-ring return at Big Time Wrestling's show in Raleigh, North Carolina on Sunday night, teaming with FTR to take on "Black Machismo" Jay Lethal, Brock Anderson, and Nick Aldis. The babyfaces scored the win after they all applied Figure Four Leglocks to their opponents, with Lethal, Anderson, and Aldis all tapping out. 

Sunday was Steamboat's first match inside the squared circle in 12 years since he teamed with son Richie at a Florida Championship Wrestling event. The Dragon said prior to his in-ring return that it was unlikely he would wrestle again. 

Full results from the show are as follows:

  • Scott Steiner won a battle royal - Pre-Show
  • Matt Hardy def. Crowbar
  • Kerry Morton (c) def. Brian Pillman Jr. - NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Danny Miles (c) def. Facade - BTW Championship
  • The Rock 'n' Roll Express def. The Briscoes
  • Savannah Evans def. Amber Nova
  • Ricky Steamboat & FTR def. "Black Machismo" Jay Lethal, Brock Anderson, & Nick Aldis

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