LIVE OAK, Fla. -- WWE Hall of Famer Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat will visit Live Oak ahead of the WWE NXT's event. The Dragon will be on hand to sign autographs prior to the live wrestling event.
The Dragon is coming as part of the WWE NXT match taking place at the Suwannee County Coliseum Saturday, December 8.
Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat is universally recognized for his time in the ring during the 1980's and 1990's. Steamboat has been NWA Heavyweight Champion, WCW United States Champion and WWE Intercontinental Champion.
In 2009 the WWE inducted The Dragon into the WWE Hall of Fame. A release from NXT Wrestling said the crisp movements and technical abilities of The Dragon live on in his son, NXT competitor Richie Steamboat.
The bell for the night's matches will ring at 7:30 p.m. The Dragon will sign autographs beginning at 6.
Tickets for the event are still available. VIP ticket holders will be able to head to the autograph session at 6 p.m. All other ticket holders will receive access at 6:30 p.m.
There are eight matches scheduled to take place including one involving the NXT Divas.
NXT, formerly known as Florida Championship Wrestling, is the developmental system for the WWE. A portion of the proceeds from the December 8 show will be donated to the Florida Sheriff Youth Ranch.
For more information including tickets, head to www.fcwwrestling.com.
First Coast News