WWE Corridor of Famer Ric Aptitude thinks that Ricky Steamboat seeing him wrestle in his final match earlier this 12 months might have impressed him to return to the ring.
It was lately introduced that WWE legend Ricky Steamboat will come out of retirement and step into the ring as soon as once more. He’ll staff up with AEW tag staff FTR to face Jay Deadly, Brock Anderson, and an unnamed star.
Talking on the current episode of his To Be The Man podcast, Aptitude stated that his ‘final match’ might have influenced his former rival Steamboat to additionally wrestle yet another time. The Nature Boy feels that the WWE Corridor of Famer can be incredible within the ring.
“I feel perhaps me wrestling in Nashville impressed Ricky to do it. He stated, ‘What the hell, I can do this.’ And doubtless higher. And he in all probability will. He’ll look higher. He at all times has and at all times will,” stated the two-time Corridor of Famer. [H/T Fightful]
Steamboat’s final match was over a decade in the past when he teamed up along with his son Richie for an FCW present.
WWE legend Ric Aptitude thinks that Ricky Steamboat can be higher than most present wrestlers
In an earlier version of his podcast, Aptitude said that Steamboat holds himself to a excessive normal and can be higher than most modern-day wrestlers within the ring, even on the age of 69.
“At each stage, he’s higher than 50% of the blokes within the enterprise at this time, and he would not get within the ring if he wasn’t. He holds himself to a really excessive normal, and I think about he’ll in all probability look higher than the blokes he is within the ring with as a result of he is at all times in fine condition,” stated The Nature Boy.
Aptitude had his remaining match on July thirty first in Nashville, the place he wrestled in a tag staff match in entrance of a packed viewers. The 16-time world champion teamed up with AEW star Andrade El Idolo and confronted Jeff Jarrett and Jay Deadly.
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