Rikishi is coming to Baltimore Celebfest
This past week, IPO Marketing announced Rikishi as the latest guest for Baltimore Celebfest 7 on May 21 at the Carroll County Agricultural Center in Westminster, MD. Tickets are available online.
Previous guest announcements include D-Von Dudley, Jim Ross, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Ultimo Dragon, The Killer Bees, Sonny Onoo, Celeste Bonin (fka Kaitlyn), Gisele Shaw, & Alisha Edwards.
Rikishi is a WWE Hall of Famer and the father of current WWE super stars Solo Sokoa and Jimmy and Jey Uso, He is the twin brother of the Tonga Kid (Sam Fatu) and was the brother of the late Umaga. His uncles wrestled as The Wild Samoans and he is related to Roman Reigns.
The video below is a match from WWE Smackdown in 2000 featuring Rikishi vs. The Rock, who is also his cousin:
As you know I am not really a wrestling fan but very much enjoy getting some of the highlights of it from your substack. This guy looks really cool! Thanks for keeping me informed, Jeff!