Rumors are floating around right now that there is a major difference of opinions backstage on how Seth Rollins should be booked as a heel champion. Triple H wants to keep going the old school route by having Rollins be a cowardly champion, much like how Ric Flair used to be. Vince McMahon, however, wants Rollins to be booked as a stronger champion with more credibility with the fans.
July 20, 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
A lot of wrestling fans are under the assumption that Ric Flair helped to train Charlotte to become a professional wrestler. Apparently, that is not the case. When your father is one of the greatest performers that the industry has ever seen, those are rather large shoes to fill. Flair understands that, so he doesn't give her a lot of advice because he does not want to interfere with what the WWE trainers are teaching his daughter.
April 13, 2015
Now that he is the top champion, WWE has come to a decision on how they want to utilize Seth Rollins. He is going to be portraying a cowardly heel who does whatever it takes to hold on to his belt. The move should come as no surprise because Triple H has always been a big fan of Ric Flair. That is the guideline that he and the creative department will be using. The goal is to get fans to root for the faces that are challenging for the belt.
April 1, 2015
Unless things become chaotic backstage, it appears that Charlotte is more than likely going to make her main roster debut on the episode of Monday Night Raw on the night following Wrestlemania. Ric Flair is supposed to be in attendance during the entire weekend, so that would make it quite convenient for the front office to have him appearing on television to introduce his daughter to fans who do not generally keep up with NXT.
March 20, 2015
One of the lesser discussed induction into the WWE Hall of Fame at Wrestlemania is Tatsumi Fujinami. A part of that is because his brief stint in WCW took place well before a lot of the current fans were born. The legend from Japan definitely deserves the honor, and his induction should be an entertaining one since Ric Flair will be involved. The two of them had an entertaining feud over the heavyweight championship at one point in time.
March 18, 2015
Those that watched the latest episode of Monday Night Raw heard Sting finally speak since joining WWE. Kind of. The vignette featured a voice that fans were not familiar with. It was actually the voice of Steve Borden, but the production crew altered that because they want to save his real voice for Wrestlemania. The idea was inspired by the Black Scorpion character, the masked performer who ended up being revealed as Ric Flair.
March 10, 2015
When it comes to podcast shows, wrestling fans have been living in nirvana thanks to Jim Ross, Vince Russo, Steve Austin and Chris Jericho joining the industry. Well, the game just got a bit more interesting. Reports have surfaced that Ric Flair has just signed an agreement with CBS Sports to host his own weekly show. The Nature Boy will be interviewing various professional wrestlers, celebrities and musicians on his show.
February 17, 2015
A lot of fans are hoping that WWE brings back Ric Flair as a permanent on screen character. If they decide to do that, then they will not have him for a week in May. The former world heavyweight champion has been booked for one man shows all across Europe. Flair will be entertaining audiences in Scotland, Newcastle, Leeds, Leicester, Portsmouth, London and Derby. Further dates could be added by his agent from now and then.
February 15, 2015