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
The mainstream media has once again made mention of WWE, and this time it is because of Kanye West. The rapper was throwing a huge launch party for his new clothing line and wanted famous faces to be there. Among those that he invited were Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan. Kanye also stated that he wanted every awesome wrestler to be invited. Neither Hogan nor Flair attended the party, but David Otunga showed up with Jennifer Hudson.
February 12, 2016
While doing an interview with the Miami Herald, Ric Flair talked a little bit about the Whooooo! Nation podcast interview show that he hosts weekly. He stated that the industry can be rather lucrative for the performers if done right. Flair, however, noted that his handicap in the game is that he cannot criticize WWE as much as he wants to because both he and Charlotte are under contract to the company.
January 14, 2016
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
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
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
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
Later on tonight, Ric Flair is going to be making a special appearance on Monday Night Raw. WWE brought him in for a segment, which will most likely involve his daughter, Charlotte, and Paige. The move is a rather interesting one because Flair was a bit bothered by the fact that the creative department used the death of his son, Reid Flair, to further the story line.
November 30, 2015
When asked about the controversial segment between Charlotte and Paige recently, Bret Hart was very critical of WWE. He felt that it was wrong for the creative department to bring up the late Reid Flair. Hart said that he sympathizes with Ric Flair for being subjected to something so personal. Bret also noted that management did not do a story line whenever Jerry Lawler recently lost his brother.
November 20, 2015