During his podcast interview show, Ric Flair stated that the two nicest people in the business are Sting and Ricky Steamboat. They also happen to be two of his biggest on screen rivals. Flair took it a little further by stating that the two of them might be too nice to be in an insensitive business such as professional wrestling. The statement holds some merit as others have said similar things about those two guys.
December 11, 2015
When asked for his feelings towards the late Dusty Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat showed a tremendous amount of honesty when he said that he had mixed feelings towards his former coworker. Steamboat stated that Rhodes used to purposely book Steamboat to not be able to beat the top heels in the Carolinas territory so that Rhodes can come in and finish up the job, making himself look good.
July 21, 2015
When Richie Steamboat left WWE, he kept his hopes of being able to return some day. Unfortunately, professional wrestling might have been robbed of a potential superstar. Ricky Steamboat confirmed in an interview that his son has been forced to retire because he injured four discs in his back. Considering how well NXT is doing nowadays, Steamboat could have easily shined down there because he gets the business.
April 15, 2015
On April 11, Booker T is running a Reality of Wrestling show at the Clear Lake Sports Complex in Houston. He really wants a great showing, so he is turning to two of the biggest legends that professional wrestling has ever seen. Bret Hart and Ricky Steamboat have both signed on to make an appearance at the show. Neither of them are in any shape to do a match, so chances are, they will simply be there to cut promos in the ring.
March 20, 2015