Orlando, Fl – January 7, 2010

Florida Championship Wrestling is proud to announce its return to Orlando, Florida on Friday night, June 11th. As a special added bonus to the show, WWE Hall of Famer Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat will be in attendance alongside his son and FCW Superstar Richie Steamboat. Both Steamboats will be signing autographs for fans in attendance from 7-8pm

Ricky Steamboat, a widely popular in ring competitor during the 1980s and 90s is a former WWE Intercontinental Champion and former NWA Heavyweight Champion among other accolades. He was inducted into the prestigious WWE Hall of Fame in 2009. Richie Steamboat joined the FCW roster earlier this year in hopes of following in the large footsteps that his father laid down during his more than twenty year career.

“Deep down inside, I always knew I’d end up entering the family business just like my dad” said Richie. “Everytime I step into that ring, its a tribute to him and the legacy that he’s left on our business. I can truly say that it will be an honor to be by his side as we meet the great fans of Orlando.” Both Steamboat’s will be signing autographs prior to the night’s event which will feature rookies from WWE’s NXT Television series, the FCW Divas as well as a host of current FCW superstars.

The event takes place at the Orlando Armory with an 8pm Bell Time. Gold Circle Ticket Holders will receive access to the autograph session featuring Ricky and Richie Steamboat at 6:30pm while General Admission ticketholders receive access to the autograph session at 7pm.

Tickets range from $10 to $25 and are available at Buddy’s Home Furnishings in Orlando as well as

Current WWE Superstars that have come from FCW include World Champion Jack Swagger, Unified Tag Champions the Hart Dynasty, Sheamus, Intercontinental Champion Drew McIntyre, Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston, Ted DiBiase, Primo Colon, Ezekiel Jackson, The Bella Twins, Evan Bourne, Tiffany, Alicia Fox, Trent Berretta, Caylen Croft


What: FCW Wrestling Live
When: June 11, 2010 (Friday)
Where: Orlando Armory

2809 S. Ferncreek

Orlando, Fl


· 8 Big Matches including Divas in Action

TELEVISION: Florida Championship Wrestling airs every Sunday on Brighthouse channel 47 from 6-7 p.m.

ABOUT FCW: For nearly half a century, Florida Championship Wrestling has been the Sunshine State’s primary wrestling promotion. Now officially sanctioned and recently reorganized by WWE, FCW has also become the training ground for future WWE Superstars.

Under the tutelage and leadership of Florida wrestling legend Steve Keirn, FCW’s goal for the fans is simple: To give them a glimpse at the potential Superstars of tomorrow, while providing exciting ring action that leaves the entire family with smiles on their faces.

The key objective within Florida Championship Wrestling is to train the next generation of WWE Superstars. FCW takes enormous pride in its live events all over the southeast, and in promoting tryouts at the organization’s Tampa location to showcase young men and women interested in a career as a sports-entertainer.


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