When the official announcement was initially made, many were under the belief that WWE would have Ric Flair inducting Sting into their hall of fame at Wrestlemania 32 weekend. It made a lot of sense on several levels. For starters, the two of them had one of the greatest rivalries in the history of professional wrestling. Flair helped put Sting on the map. The move also makes sense because Flair is a great talker and is still popular with fans.
March 4, 2016
If you're one of the millions of fans that are hoping to see Sting back in the ring for WWE soon, you may need to exhale. On the Ric Flair podcast interview show, the former world heavyweight champion confirmed that he was indeed injured during his title match against Seth Rollins. He also revealed that his doctors are recommending that he gets surgery to repair the neck soon.
December 9, 2015
If you are a sports fan, then you have already heard about the 30 For 30 television series. It is one of the best shows that ESPN produces. Some of the best athletes in history have been featured in their own episode. Ric Flair is about to join that group. His agent has announced that filming will begin soon. He noted that the network will put together segments to highlight the legacy of Flair.
October 31, 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
Even though he is hated by many online, John Cena remains one of the biggest reasons why fans attend WWE events. Since he is taking some time off, management knew that they had to do something to keep fans happy. They decided to add two beloved performers to the shows that Cena is going to be missing. Kane has been added as a replacement and will more than likely wrestler. Ric Flair has also been added as a special guest general manager.
October 2, 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
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
When Hulk Hogan was forced to vacate his position as a judge on Tough Enough, fans excitedly speculated on which legend was going to be replacing him. Ric Flair and Bret Hart were the two names that were mentioned the most. However, WWE opted to go in a different direction by simply using Miz in the role. He is a great talker, so he should be able to handle the job just fine.
July 28, 2015
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