WWE posts update on Ric Flair undergoing surgery and missing an event.
WWE Legend Ric Flair is recovering from successful surgery and will miss tomorrow’s scheduled guest referee appearance at SmackDown. Ric is doing well and we look forward to him returning to WWE in the near future.
WWE announces Ric Flair will appear at NXT Takeover II to introduce Kenta as the brand’s newest signee.
WWE announces Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Hulk Hogan will all appear on Monday Night RAW in Anaheim, California.
The WWE Universe is still buzzing about the brutal beating John Cena suffered at the hands of Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. To kick off Raw, WWE Hall of Famers Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair will be in the house to weigh in on the upcoming Lesnar-Cena at Night of Champions.
Flair is added to WWE’s Summerslam kickoff show panel. He will join Alex Riley and Booker T to discuss the event and the major participants and predictions.
WWE RAW hosts special 61st Birthday celebration for Hogan. Many of Hogan’s oldest friends appear including the nWo, Ric Flair, Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff.
Flair speaks to The Post and Courier about his daughter coming to WWE and his own return to the ring.
She will be the greatest Flair of all time. Her credentials speak for themselves. I’d put her resume up against anybody.
Flair talks to WTSP.com about his children wrestling and working out.
If you worry about getting hurt, you can’t be in this business. They’re both pretty tough, mentally and physically. Ashley may be the best athlete I’ve ever met. All the things she can do, her athletic ability. To be a Division 1 volleyball player, cheerleading and a gymnast. She’s 5-feet-11, weighs 150 pounds with 13 percent body fat.
Flair talks about his WWE retirement match against Michaels at Wrestlemania:
That night Shawn led the way not me, he wrestled for the both of us (laughs). I didn’t have a say with anything thing in that match which is a first, he actually had the balls to tell the Nature Boy to shut up and listen to him, they are big balls (laughs). The moment just before Shawn goes to sweet chin music me, and he mouths the words ‘I’m sorry’ that was just magical.
Wrestlemania 24 is held at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The event features boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. vs Big Show, JBL vs Finlay, Batista vs Umaga, Shawn Michaels vs Ric Flair in a retirement match and The Undertaker vs Edge.
Undertaker defeats Flair at Wrestlemania X8.
Wrestlemania 18 is held at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario. The event features Rob Van Dam vs William Regal, Jazz vs Trish Stratus vs Lita, The Undertaker vs Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan vs The Rock, Edge vs Booker T and Triple H vs Chris Jericho.
WCW broadcasts last ever Monday Night Nitro from Panama City, Florida. The event features an appearance by Vince McMahon, Booker T vs Scott Steiner, Shane Helms vs Chavo Guerrero and Sting vs Ric Flair.
Sting wrestles in War Games to clear his name as Hollywood Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and The Fake Sting take on Sting, Lex Luger, Arn Anderson and Ric Flair. This is Sting’s last match in over one year.
Hogan defeats Ric Flair at Bash at the Beach 1994 to capture his first WCW championship.
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Wrestlemania 8 is held at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. The event begins The Undertaker’s 21 year undefeated streak at Wrestlemania. The event features Sid Justice vs Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage vs Ric Flair and Undertaker vs Jake Roberts.
Flair (Richard Morgan Fliehr) is born in Memphis, Tennessee despite being billed from Charlotte, North Carolina his entire career. He attends the University of Minnesota on a football scholarship. After meeting Ken Patera in a bar, he is introduced to Verne Gagne who agrees to train him as a professional wrestler.