Ric Flair’s Biography
Ric Flair is a retired and also a popular American professional wrestler. He is in fact considered to be the greatest wrestler in history. He was also a record holder of World Champ for 16 times. On the time of his 40+ years on his career, he actually conquered the NWA, WWE’s top division and the WCW.
Ric Flair’s name actually was Richard Morgan Fliehr when he was born and was also born on February 25, 1949. Also, he was an amateur wrestler during his high school days. He was able to go to college through a football scholarship. However, he dropped out of college and later on started his training with Verne Gagner. He actually started in AWA in 1972 and became popular because of his charismatic style in the ring as well as his endurance.
Ric Flair also was crowned as the first WCW World Heavyweight Champion. He joined WWE in 1991 when he had a contract dispute with the WCW. He appeared with the NWA World Title later on and then started to call himself as “the real world champion”. This world title later on was given to Triple H as a gift. He first involved in a championship match with Hulk Hogan and with Undertaker. He then won the Royal Rumble back in 1992 and became as the only wrestler who had won the WWF Championship in a Royal Rumble Match. Ric likewise had been involved in different feuds with with Sting. In 2001 when WCW was bought by the WWE, he then entered in the final main event of the WCW Nitro. He however lost the match. In the same year, he then joined the WWE and he became the co-owner of the firm. After that, he then became a member of the stable Evolution.
Ric likewise won the Intercontinental and World Tag Team Championship while he was still in evolution. Back in 2008, he was inducted to WWE Hall of Fame. The stipulation actually is that when Ric will lose, he will retire and he later on lost the match with Shawn Michael. The match later on won the Match of the Year Slammy Award. Ever since, he later on made cameo appearances with WWE. He also joined the TNA and became a part of various storylines from the year 2010 to 2012. He later on returned to WWE in 2012.
Ric Flair had become an inspiration with today’s young wrestlers and he also is greatly respected by all in WWE. Ric’s youngest son Reid Flair also followed his footsteps and is in fact now a professional wrestler. His daughter as well who is Ashley is now signed currently to WWE as Charlotte. She is in fact the current NXT Women’s Champion. David Flair, who is his oldest son is also a professional wrestler.