Some of the Things To Know about Ric Flair
In the wrestling world, the household name of Ric Flair is known by fans world over in the history of professional wrestling, who also one has to beat in order for one to be called the man, and also is named as the Nature Boy. In all of Flair’s 36 years of wrestling career, he is both hated and loved among wrestlers, which just shows how his legacy and of being a legend had left a big impact in the wrestling profession of today.
Ric Flair was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and before becoming a full time professional wrestler, he was moving around the country. Before going into the wrestling world, Flair had experiences taking in odd jobs like a lifeguard, and until he was recruited in schools because of his wrestling stunts. Fans mostly remembered him for his bleached blond hair, handsome looking body built and his suave wrestling style that later drew the attention of the crowd because of his endurance in the ring, and his charismatic personality which became his career trademark.
Flair was building his legacy through a wrestling association and almost came to a halt when he encountered a serious plane crash, where he broke his back in three places, and worse was the advice of the doctors for him not to wrestle again. But with his guts and will, Flair conducted rigorous physical therapies and was able to return again to the ring after half a year after the accident. As a result of the injuries obtained from the plane crash, Flair changed his wrestling technique to the slick style that earned him to be called the Nature Boy.
Flair had helped in the creation of one of the most popular groups in the wrestling industry in 1985 which is called the Four Horseman. This group was known to make tactics that break rules and they attributed these tactics to the many championship titles that the group had won. Ric had clearly established his name in the wrestling world, even being surrounded with personal feuds and controversies among his fellow wrestlers. Fans would be heard shouting “woooooo!” as sign of their tribute to Flair, especially when a wrestler would perform a knife edge wrestling chop to the chest of the opponent that was considered as Flair’s signature move. Flair had become later on as an ambassador to the wrestling industry, with companies signing him on to promote the game even in other countries.
Every wrestler, every fan watching in the arena and those viewers at home who understood and respected the wrestling business, would not fail to thank the man called Ric Flair who had contributed to the wrestling business and industry for what it is today.