Looking On The Bright Side of News
“The nature boy” is one of the widely known personalities when you will talk about wrestling. Ric Flair is one of the wrestling personalities that has been liked and hated in his 36-year career in wrestling. It is until today that the legacy and legend that he has left in wrestling is still being recognized today. Ric Flair was born in Memphis, Tennessee on February 25, 1949. A wrestler that weighed around 300 pounds and is basically a power brawler wrestler is how Ric Flair started his career. With the charismatic personality that he has as well as his great ring endurance that it is these things that made him known in the wrestling industry. It is also these things that have become his trademark over the span of his career.
When Ric Flair has started his heated rivalry with Buddy Rogers in the year 1978 that it was also the time that he was able to become part of the elite wrestlers. Being popularly known as “The Nature Boy” happened during this time as well. When you will take a look a Ric Flair during this time that he started sporting bleached blond hair, expensive suits, elegant jewelry, and astonishing custom robes. It is also here where he to created his trademark move which is the four-legged leg lock.
It is also Ric Flair that has started the World Championship Wrestling after Crockett left the NWA. For him to create a promotion that he has used his world championship title. With the help of his new organization that it was also him that has brought numerous superstars in. Different wrestling superstars like Sting, Barry Windam, Lex Luger, Terry Funk, and the Steiner Brothers were brought in by Ric Flair. It was him that left the organization in the year 1991 after he had a dispute with WCW president, Jim Herd. It was also the time that he joined the main rival which is Vince McMahon’s WWE.
Making his mark was what Ric Flair did the moment that he joined the WWE. Defeating Randy Savage was what Ric Flair was able to do when he defeated him at the 1992 Royal Rumble. It was in the Starrcade 1993 that he defeated Vader after returning in WCW. In the year 1994 that he was also the one that joined Hulk Hogan of the death match. It is Ric Flair that has maintained his popularity until the WWE bought out the WCW in the year 2001. When the new talents came in the WWE that Ric Flair’s career was overshadowed. Regardless of that it is still the nature boy that has established his name in the wrestling world.