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 discussing his tenure in TNA, Rhyno revealed that he enjoyed his time in the promotion because he had the opportunity to share a locker room with wrestling legends such as Ric Flair and Kevin Nash. The former ECW star stated that he got to spend a good amount of time picking the brain of Flair so that he can learn to become better as a wrestler.
November 30, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the upcoming 30 For 30 special that ESPN is doing on Ric Flair. The feature will not just focus on his career as a professional wrestler. Flair will be talking about his entire life. The historic airplane crash will be documented. Plus, the Nature Boy will be speaking candidly about the death of his son. Charlotte will also be featured on the episode.
November 5, 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
A post on YouTube where WWE lists the ten biggest turncoat moments, which is where a wrestler will turn on his tag team partner. It features Seth Rollins walking away from Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. It also showcases the night where Ric Flair, Brian Pillman and Arn Anderson turning on Sting to reform the Four Horsemen.
September 28, 2015
Here is an interesting tidbit on Ric Flair. Despite being one of the best of all time and knowing so much about the industry, the former world heavyweight champion has really only trained one person to become a full time wrestler. That special distinction belongs to Stan Lane, who found his greatest fame during the 1980s as one half of the legendary Midnight Express tag team with Bobby Eaton.
September 11, 2015
When asked which of the current wrestlers that he wished he would have had a chance to work with, Ric Flair was quick to mention Dolph Ziggler. The former world heavyweight champion noted that the two of them have been in a match together before, Flair stated that it does not really count because Ziggler was still pretty new in the game. Flair feels that he and Ziggler could put on a classic.
August 15, 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
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