Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat Wished To Turn Heel “All The Time”

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Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat invested his whole wrestling profession as a babyface, however the WWE Hall of Famer constantly wished to accept his darker side.

Among the extremely couple of wrestlers to never ever turn heel, The Dragon’s connection with the fans resulted in him ending up being a one-time NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion to name a few honors.

Speaking on his ARN podcast, Arn Anderson stated he would frequently need to encourage Steamboat not to turn heel. He stated,

” [He wished to turn] all the time. From him to me, and I stated, ‘‘ Ricky, it’s none of my company, however it is my company due to the fact that you would be making a severe error.’ ‘‘ Yeah, however it would be a lot enjoyable.’

” I stated, ‘‘ Well, it would be to you, however it would not be enjoyable to the fans, and you understand what? The relationship that you have with our audience, youths, grandmas, and grandpas, all you would wind up doing is simply frustrating a lot of individuals. You would not have money-drawing heat. You would not have that red hot heat where they’re attempting to eliminate you.'”

In 2015, Steamboat contended (as a face) for his very first match in years, and teamed with FTR to beat Brock Anderson, Jay Lethal, and Nick Aldis.

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