AEW President Tony Khan has noted that he’s open to the idea of having Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat wrestle his last match in AEW.
The Hall of Famer notably returned to the ring for the first time in 12. years at the November 27 Big Time Wrestling ‘Return of the Dragon’ event in Raleigh, North Carolina.
During the show, Steamboat teamed with AEW’s FTR to defeat AEW stars Jay Lethal & Brock Anderson, and current NWA star Nick Aldis.
During the latest episode of Busted Open Radio, Tommy Dreamer stated that he wants to see Steamboat wrestle his last match on a big stage, possibly for AEW.
Tony Khan said that it’s something to consider. Noting that Steamboat was one of his favourite wrestlers to watch when he was younger, Khan said:
“It’s definitely something to keep in mind. I think it’s amazing that Ricky Steamboat got back in the ring. FTR, one of the greatest tag teams on the planet.
“I’m excited tonight for Dax Harwood to go one on one with Bryan Danielson, two of the best pro wrestlers in the world. It’s certainly something to think about, Ricky Steamboat’s last match, one of my personal heroes.
“Somebody, as a kid, one of my all-time favorites and to this day one of my all-time favorites. I do think he was a great part of AEW already when he came in as the guest timekeeper.
“I would love to have Ricky Steamboat back in AEW any time.”
Steamboat notably served as a guest timekeeper during the August 17 ‘House of the Dragon’ edition of Dynamite.
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