In a very interesting move, ROH has decided to give Matt Jackson a chance at their world heavyweight championship on Saturday night at a live event in Duluth, Georgia. Jackson will be challenge Jay Lethal for the title that night. Matt normally works tag team matches with his brother, but Ring of Honor management wants to see how well he can do as a singles competitor, much like what the NWA did with Ricky Morton and Ric Flair.
January 20, 2016
A longstanding rumor was confirmed by Ric Flair during his latest podcast interview show. He reiterated that he refused to drop the WCW World Heavyweight Championship to Lex Luger, who had chased Flair and the belt for a very long time. The reason why the Nature Boy refused to do that was because he had promised the title to Sting. This caused a major conflict with promoter Jim Herd and caused Flair to leave for WWE.
December 11, 2015
During his latest podcast interview, Ric Flair might have accidentally ruined things for his daughter at Wrestlemania. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that WWE has Charlotte penciled in to hold the Divas Championship all the way until the big pay per view. Flair also added that her opponent was either going to be Bayley or Sasha Banks, both of whom should be receiving pushes soon.
December 9, 2015
While many felt that it was a really nice gesture by Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels to give a matching Rolex watch to Charlotte, there are some that feel that it was much too soon to be doing that. Winning the Divas Championship is viewed as an accomplish, but her career in WWE still has a long way to go. It might have been better to wait until she was towards the tail end of her career. Charlotte still has yet to work a match at Wrestlemania.
November 1, 2015
As many of you already know, the Freebird Rule enables three performers to defend the tag team championship. It was made famous by the Fabulous Freebird and is currently being used by New Day. During a podcast interview with Ric Flair, Michael Hayes admitted that it was not his idea in the first place. He revealed that Ole Anderson was the person that was responsible for the idea.
October 8, 2015
During his latest podcast interview, Ric Flair shared a backstage story about a big fight that he had with Randy Savage when the two of them were in WCW. Triple H had just received a contract offer from WWE because he did not want to sign for $250,000 with World Championship Wrestling. Savage wanted to squash HHH in a 30 second match. Flair said that he refused to let that happen because he did not feel that it was right.
September 8, 2015
While much of the internet wrestling community is against the idea of it eventually happening, Ric Flair himself actually has no qualms about John Cena potentially breaking his record for the most amount of world heavyweight championship title reigns. In fact, Flair said that he is rooting for it because he is a big fan of Cena and feels that he deserves the honor more than anyone else.
August 15, 2015
It looks like Ric Flair has kept his promise to LeBron James. The super talented NBA star invited the former world heavyweight champion to show up to watch the Cleveland Cavaliers attempt to win a championship for the first time ever. Flair was spotted video bombing the anchors on an NBA TV segment.
June 11, 2015
The polarizing LeBron James isn't just the best basketball player on the planet, he's also a big fan of professional wrestling. The two time NBA champion wanted the one of the greatest wrestlers in the world to be in his corner as he leads the Cleveland Cavaliers in a championship series against the red hot Golden State Warriors. James invited Ric Flair to attend the games, and Flair is taking him up on the offer. He will be at the fourth game.
June 4, 2015