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
While many are under the assumption that Ric Flair is guaranteed of the job, sources have now revealed that Bret Hart is actually going to be meeting with Vince McMahon this week to discuss the possibility of the former world heavyweight champion coming back to WWE as a replacement judge on Tough Enough. A deal could be announced very soon.
July 25, 2015
Since Hulk Hogan was forced out of the company, WWE needed someone to replace him. They're turning to the other legend backstage. Ric Flair has been pegged as the top candidate for the role. He will likely take over as a judge on Tough Enough this week. Flair is also most likely to replace Hogan when the company tours Australia in a couple of weeks.
July 24, 2015
During a recent interview, Ric Flair shared his feelings on TNA and ROH, stating that both companies are not a factor when it comes to being competition for WWE. The former world heavyweight champion even went as far as to say that neither promotion would even be able to compete with NXT, where his daughter performs.
July 3, 2015
One of the more interesting revelations that was made during the podcast interview that Kurt Angle did with Ric Flair was the fact the latter was the one that convinced the former to avoid signing a contract with WCW. Flair had several issues with the front office, so he advised Angle to sign with WWE instead. He even stated that he handed him the phone number to Vince McMahon, so that he can initiate the negotiations personally.
May 7, 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
Another legend has decided to get into the podcast interview game. Ric Flair will soon make his debut as the host of his own show. Since he is long considered as one of the best of all time, his discussions should be interesting enough to draw in the audience. Flair is on good terms with WWE, so he more than likely will be able to convince management to let him interview the current roster. The title of show will be Woo Nation.
April 9, 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