“Legends of Wrestling” Presented by Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Will Hengelbrok


ST. PETERSBURG, FLâ<80>“It will be â<80><9c>Legends of Wrestlingâ<80> Night at Tropicana Field when the Devil Rays host the Florida Marlins at 6:40 p.m. on Friday, May 18.

The Rays will be bringing in a dozen former World Wrestling Entertainment stars and all will be making appearances before, during and after the game.

Following the game, there will be three matches on the field featuring: King Haku vs. Tatanka Brutus â<80><9c>The Barberâ<80> Beefcake vs. Greg â<80><9c>The Hammerâ<80> Valentine The Return of The Nasty Boys vs. Rick Steiner and The Cuban Assassin

Prior to the game all wrestlers including legends Bret â<80><9c>The Hitmanâ<80> Hart, â<80><9c>Meanâ<80> Gene Okerlund, Jim â<80><9c>The Anvilâ<80> Neidhart and B. Brian Blair will be signing autographs from 5:10 p.m. to 6:10 p.m.

In addition, the first 7,500 fans will receive a Sting â<80>~em Rays foam hand and one lucky fan will receive Wrestlemania XXIV tickets, being held on March 30, 2008 at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL.

Tickets to the game are available at the Tropicana Field Box Office, on-line via www.devilrays.com, www.raysbeisbol.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and via Ticketmaster phonecharge at (727) 898-RAYS and (813) 282-RAYS.

WRESTLER BIO INFORMATION

Bret â<80><9c>The Hitmanâ<80> Hart

â<80>¢ WWE Hall of Fame member (2006)

â<80>¢ 5-Time WWE Heavyweight Champion, 2-time WWE Intercontinental Champion, 2-Time WWE Tag Team Champion

â<80>¢ 1st appearance since WWE Hall of Fame induction in 2006

â<80><9c>Nasty Boysâ<80> Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags

â<80>¢ The return of the legendary WWE tag team the Nasty Boys (First time in 7 years)

â<80>¢ Former WWE tag team champions and 3 time WCW world tag team champions

â<80>¢ Wrestling legends from Tampa Bay

â<80><9c>Meanâ<80> Gene Okerlund

â<80>¢ WWE Hall of Fame member (2006)

â<80>¢ Emcee of â<80><9c>Legends of Wrestling Nightâ<80>

â<80>¢ Resides in Sarasota

Greg â<80><9c>The Hammerâ<80> Valentine

â<80>¢ WWE Hall of Fame member (2004)

â<80>¢ WWE Intercontinental and Tag Team champion

â<80>¢ Master of the â<80><9c>Figure Four Leg Lockâ<80>

Rick Steiner the â<80><9c>Dog-Faced Gremlinâ<80>

â<80>¢ 2-Time WWE Tag Team Champion and 6-Time WCW Tag Team Champion as part of the tag team The Steiner Brothers

â<80>¢ Former amateur wrestler at the University of Michigan

Brutus â<80><9c>The Barberâ<80> Beefcake

â<80>¢ WWE Tag Team Champion with Greg â<80><9c>The Hammerâ<80> Valentine as part of the Dream Team

King Haku

â<80>¢ WWE Tag Team Champion

â<80>¢ WCW Hardcore Champion

Tatanka

â<80>¢ Native American wrestler

â<80>¢ Former WWE Smackdown Superstar

Jim â<80><9c>The Anvilâ<80> Neidhart

â<80>¢ Member of The Original Hart Foundation with Bret â<80><9c>The Hitmanâ<80> Hart

â<80>¢ 2-Time WWE Tag Team Champion

B. Brian Blair

â<80>¢ Former WWE Superstar as part of the tag team the Killer Bees

â<80>¢ Hillsborough County Commissioner

The Cuban Assassin

â<80>¢ Former WCW and WWE wrestler

â<80>¢ Accompanied to the ring by his manager Fantasy

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The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have proudly represented Major League Baseball in the Tampa Bay region since 1998. The organization and its foundation are committed to building a strong community bond through meaningful interaction and charitable contributions.

Source: 1wrestling.com

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