Ricky Steamboat

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Ricky Steamboat
Ring name(s) The Dragon[1]
Richard Blood[2]
Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat[1][2]
Sam Steamboat, Jr.[1][2]
Billed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Billed weight 235 lb (107 kg)[2]
Born February 28, 1953 (1953-02-28) (age 61)[1][2]
West Point, New York
Resides Charlotte, North Carolina[2]
Billed from

Honolulu, Hawaii[2]

Charlotte, North Carolina[2]
Trained by Verne Gagne[2]
The Iron Sheik[2]
Debut April 23, 1976[2]

Richard Henry Blood (born February 28, 1953),[1][2] better known by his ring name Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, is an American professional wrestler who became one of the most well-known professional wrestlers of the late 1980s and early 1990s and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009.

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