The complete name of Ric Flair is Richard Morgan Fliehr and he is an American professional wrestling manager, who was once a wrestler himself, and retired as professional wrestler under the Legends program of the WWE. He is regarded as the “greatest professional wrestler of all time and the best American performer of the 1980s”. Flair’s career spanned for 40 years and he is known for his tenures with the many wrestling associations. Flair used the moniker “The Nature Boy” after changing his wrestling moves to a more so-called nature like tactics ever since he encountered a plane crash and survived.
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. The wrestling world has several organizations of which Flair is a member, and is an official 16-time world champion.
Flair earned the title of playing the dirtiest game in wrestling because of his rule breaking in-ring antics that made him popular in the crowd. He would strut and shout the famous “woooooo!”, of which the crowd would shout also whenever a wrestler would perform Flair’s famous signature moves, the knife-edge chop.
The getup of Flair is among his infamous style, when he would wear during his in-ring appearances, an ornate fur-lined robes with many colors and decorated with sequins. There are many descriptions that Flair would like to cite himself, which other wrestlers would not dare to follow.
Flair’s popularity made several cities declare a day in honor of the wrestler as “Ric Flair Day” plus giving him a key to some 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.Flair may not seem a likely source of inspiration on the surface level among hip-hop artists, but when their works are examined closely, you will see a similarity of living life and enjoying popularity. 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.
Flair’s “bleached blond golden hair, handsomely looking figure and slick wrestling style” are his famous personal that most wrestling fans would remember, aside from the many accolade he had received and his outfit. Flair has truly succeeded and made a trademark of his career indeed among wrestlers of the time.