Now that WWE has announced that Sting will be inducted into the hall of fame at Wrestlemania this year, the speculation will now begin as to who will get to induct the former world heavyweight champion. Right now, Ric Flair is the hot candidate, as the two of them have a genuine and shared respect for one another. Plus, Flair is one of the best talkers in the business, so it would make for an entertaining segment and heartwarming moment.
January 11, 2016
During his podcast interview show, Ric Flair stated that the two nicest people in the business are Sting and Ricky Steamboat. They also happen to be two of his biggest on screen rivals. Flair took it a little further by stating that the two of them might be too nice to be in an insensitive business such as professional wrestling. The statement holds some merit as others have said similar things about those two guys.
December 11, 2015
Apparently, there is some backstage heat towards Ric Flair, mostly from the older performers in the business. When Nick Bockwinkel died, very few details were revealed. That turned out to be on purpose because the family asked their friends to keep things out of the public. Prior to Bockwinkel dying, Flair had casually mentioned that he was having some issues with his health.
November 20, 2015
When you pack a show with the likes of Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Undertaker, you expect fans to tune in since those are four of the most beloved performers in the history of the business. WWE was rather disappointed to find out today that the numbers were not nearly what they were expecting. The television rating and viewership for the episode only increased slightly, which is a disappointment.
October 20, 2015
Since she was the daughter of the legendary Ric Flair, Charlotte was already beloved by fans when she decided to join professional wrestling. When she showed that she was more than capable in the ring, fans loved her even more. The second generation star also received some love from Jim Ross this week. The legendary commentator compared her to Kurt Angle, who was one of the fastest learners that the business has ever seen.
September 16, 2015