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Ric Flair is a retired professional wrestler under the Legends program of WWE, and is an American professional wrestling manager, with a real name of Richard Morgan Flierh. He is regarded as the “greatest professional wrestler of all time and the best American performer of the 1980s”. With tenures under several associations in the wrestling world, his career spanned for 40 years. A plane crash incident changed the wrestling tactics of Flair in the mid-1970s from a brawling type to a more nature physical like moves, and this earned him the title “The Nature Boy.”
Flair made headlines in several major events, and he had major pay-per-view attraction all throughout his career, and winning another major title. Flair was named Wrestler of the Year by a famous newsletter for a record eight times. He is a member of different hall of famers organization, and is officially recognized as a 16-time world champion.
The rule breaking in-ring antics of Flair made him popular with the crowd, earning him the title as the dirtiest player in the game of wrestling. His strutting and the “wooooo!” yell became a tribute to Flair, and whenever another wrestler would use his knife-edge chop signature move, the crowd would shout this famous yell.
Flair became famous also in wearing ornate and fur-lined robes with several colors with sequins as he would make his in-ring appearances. There are many descriptions that Flair would like to cite himself, which other wrestlers would not dare to follow.
Several cities declare dates as “Ric Flair Day” and gave him keys to their cities, from Minneapolis to Norfolk, Columbia, Greensboro, Charleston, and Myrtle Beach.
Even after forty years, Ric Flair still appear to be a legend, especially in the music industry where rappers would include in their lyrics the wanting to be like Ric Flair, making this wrestler relevant even in today’s age.Countless similarities between Flair and the works of hip-hop artists can be revealed when their works are examined, even if on the surface Flair may seem an unlikely source of inspiration. A decade after his last match and at 69 years old, Ric Flair is viewed still as culturally relevant to this present time, as proven from the fact that he is a highly sought after guest star for some music videos.
Most wrestling fans would remember Flair, on top of the many titles and awards and costume, for his hair that was bleached in blonde and golden, his figure that is handsomely looking to watch, and his wrestling style that is slick. Flair was able to make a trademark and be successful in his game among others in his profession.