Some of the Things To Know about Ric Flair
In the wrestling world, the household name of Ric Flair is known by fans world over in the history of professional wrestling, who also one has to beat in order for one to be called the man, and also is named as the Nature Boy. In all of Flair’s 36 years of wrestling career, he is both hated and loved among wrestlers, which just shows how his legacy and of being a legend had left a big impact in the wrestling profession of today.
Ric Flair is from Memphis, Tennessee, and moved around the country until becoming a full time professional wrestler. Before going into the wrestling world, Flair had experiences taking in odd jobs like a lifeguard, and until he was recruited in schools because of his wrestling stunts. Traits of Flair that fans would most remember him would be his bleached blond golden hair, his handsome looking physique, and his ring endurance and charismatic personality that left as his career trademark.
While Flair was building his legacy under a wrestling association, he almost ended his career due to a serious plane crash, where his back was broken in three places, and was asked by his doctors to never wrestle. With the guts and will that Flair is known for, he was able to return to the ring after half a year since his accident, after undergoing rigorous physical therapies. Flair had encountered injuries as a result of the plane crash, and this led him to change his wrestling style described as a slick style that fans in the wrestling world would give him the title of the Nature Boy.
Flair had helped in the creation of one of the most popular groups in the wrestling industry in 1985 which is called the Four Horseman. With the rule breaking tactics of this group, they earned several championship titles. Ric had clearly established his name in the wrestling world, even being surrounded with personal feuds and controversies among his fellow wrestlers. Fans would be heard shouting “woooooo!” as sign of their tribute to Flair, especially when a wrestler would perform a knife edge wrestling chop to the chest of the opponent that was considered as Flair’s signature move. No sooner would companies use Flair as their ambassador of the game, and use him in the promotion of the industry even sending him to other countries in order to promote the companies’ events.
There is no denying that every wrestler, a fan in the wrestling arena, and even viewers at home, would chant the name of Ric that made the business of wrestling what it is today.