Welcome to Crossbody of Work, a show where we break down a wrestler’s career through five of their biggest matches.

This week we look at the career of Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat. One of the best pure babyfaces of the 80s & 90s, Steamboat has had many monumental matches in his career. From his first run in WWF to his NWA Championship run, Steamboat always had the fans behind him. He even had enough gas in the tank to wrestle Chris Jericho in 2009. On top of all these matches, Evan & Javier also talk about:

  • Favorite world title designs
  • The Chicago Bears
  • Arn Anderson appreciation
  • The movie “The Wrestler”

And a lot more.

Listen to the podcast here, and check out the links to the matches below.

Match One:

Ricky Steamboat vs Jake Roberts – Saturday Night’s Main Event VII – October 4, 1986
Link to the match here.

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Promo: Wrestlemania 3 versus Randy Savage

Match Two:

Ricky Steamboat vs Ric Flair (c) – NWA World Heavyweight Championship – Chi-Town Rumble 1989
Link to the match here.

Match Three:

Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes vs Arn Anderson & Larry Zybysko (c) – WCW Tag Team Championships – Clash of the Champions 17
Link to the match here.

Match Four:

Ricky Steamboat vs Stunning Steve Austin (c) – WCW United States Championship – Clash of the Champions 28
Link to the match here.

Match Five:

Ricky Steamboat vs Chris Jericho – Backlash 2009
Link to the match here.

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