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WWE Hall of Fame wrestler making an appearance in Belleview this weekend

A World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame wrestler is heading to Belleview this weekend.

Former WWE wrestler Rikishi will be at Toomey Tools (12055 S U.S. Highway 441) on Saturday, December 11 for a meet-and-greet event.

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Rikishi is coming to Belleview this weekend (Photo courtesy of Rikishi’s Facebook webpage)

Doors open at 10 a.m., and Rikishi will be at the store to meet all the eager fans from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Event attendees will be able to get autographs and photos with Rikishi. The event will also include a free car show, bounce house for kids, and free ice cream while supplies last.

Admission is $10 for adults and kids get in for free.

Rikishi is a member of the Anoa’i wrestling family and made his WWE debut in the early 1990’s under the name Fatu. He was one-half of the tag team The Headshrinkers and he captured the WWE Tag Team Championship in 1994.

He left WWE in 1997 and later returned in 1999 as Rikishi. He quickly became a fan favorite and would go on to win the Intercontinental Championship and compete in memorable rivalries.

For more information on the upcoming event, visit the Toomey Tools Facebook webpage.