Ricky Steamboat to team with FTR in his return to the ring after a 12-year absence

‘Return of the Dragon’ event will also feature Jay Lethal, The Briscoes, The Rock ‘N’ Roll Express, and Brock Anderson.

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Ricky Steamboat is to make a return to the ring after a 12-year absence, teaming with FTR against Jay Lethal, Brock Anderson, and a mystery opponent.

The ‘Return of the Dragon’ event, promoted by Big Time Wrestling, is scheduled for Sunday, November 27th at the Dorton Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Steamboat last wrestled in 2010 at an FCW show, teaming with his son Richie to face Trent Beretta and Caylen Croft.

Arn Anderson is also set to appear as the manager of Team Steamboat’s opponents. Jay Lethal is billed as appearing in his “Black Machismo” character.

Steamboat’s return to the ring was first announced on September 15th.

Also billed for the event is the Rock ‘N’ Roll Express in their “last match at the Dorton Arena” against The Briscoes.

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