Ric Flair, known by his nickname “Nature Boy,” is a retired professional wrestler known for his extravagant lifestyle, alcoholism, and alcoholism. He used to be the face of the National Wrestling League (NWA) and the World Wrestling Championship (WCW) and is considered one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. Flair is the first WCW champion and has won the world championship for 16 consecutive years. Her turbulent life included tensions with adoptive parents, multiple injuries, four failed marriages, and the heartbreaking loss of her son.
In more than 40 years of his career, he has broken many records, won many championships, and set new records. Flair has experienced the highest peaks and lowest valleys in his wrestling career, but he is still reluctant to leave the sport because he believes wrestling is his first love. It was his sheer passion for wrestling that led him to fight for Total Non-stop Action Wrestling (TNA) a few years after his official retirement from wrestling. However, he later admitted that fighting for TNA was the “number one” regret of his career. Flair now appears often in WWE to support his daughter Charlotte.
The Nature Boy
Date of Birth:-
February 25th 1949
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
- In 1971, Richard Morgan Fliehr joined the wrestling camp at Gagne, which was located in a barn in Minneapolis on the outskirts of Gagne. He was trained with Gagne’s son Greg Gagne, Jim Brunzell, Chief Iron, and Ken Patera.
- His name is “Ric Flair” and he played his first game with George “Scrap” Gardaski in Rice Lake, Wisconsin in December 1972. The game ended in a 10-minute tie.
- Flair retired from the American Professional Wrestling Association (AWA) and joined the National Wrestling League (NWA) in 1974. After defeating Paul Jones to win the Mid-Atlantic Television Championship of the American Association of Lucha Libre, he won his first singles championship on February 8, 1975.
- October 4, 1975, “Mr. Wrestling” by Flair and Johnny Valentine, Tim Woods, Bob Bruggers and promoter David Crockett (David Crockett) boarded a plane that crashed in Wilmington, North Carolina. The accident killed the pilot and seriously injured the rest. Flair, 26, suffered a back injury and was told he would not be able to fall.
- However, Flair decided not to give up and received a lot of physical therapy so he could get up again. His efforts paid off, and a year after the accident, he was back on the court.
- Upon returning, he fought Wahoo McDaniel in February 1976. But the accident forced him to change his fighting style and he had to give up his power fighting skills.
- On July 29, 1977, Ric Flair defeated Bobo Brasil and won the “NWA American Heavyweight Championship.” In the next three years, Flair defeated Ricky Steamboat, Roddy Piper, Mr. Wrestling, Jimmy Snuka, and Greg Valentine and won the championship five times.
- In 1978, he collided with the “natural boy” Buddy Rodgers (Puddy Rodgers). In order to deepen his rivalry with Rogers, Fryer began calling himself the “Nature Boy”, and has since held the nickname.
- Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes on September 17, 1981 and won his first “NWA World Heavyweight Championship”. Her blonde hair, jeweled jade tunic, expensive jewelry, and designer suits became the face of NWA.
- Then he yelled, “ohh ohh ohh ohh ohh hum! On the run it eventually became his trademark.
- Flair has held the championship belt for over two years and then lost to Dusty Rhodes at the Great American Bash on July 26, 1986.
- In early 1985, Ric Flair and Ole Anderson and Arn Anderson’s label team launched an attack on Rhodes. A few weeks later, they joined Tully Blanchard (Tully Blanchard) and formed a group called “Four Knights”. By destroying the love of the NWA crowd and winning all major titles, this evil alliance was created and grew into a powerful force.
- Over the years, the “Four Horsemen” have undergone various changes, with various members joining and leaving the group. Flair and Arn Anderson are the only two permanent members of the group, including wrestlers such as Lex Luger, Barry Windham, Sting, Sid Vicious, Paul Roma, Brian Pillman, Chris Benoit, Jeff Jarrett, Steve McMichael, Curt Hennig, and Dean Malenko. .
- In early 1991, WCW President Jim Herd suggested that Flair change his appearance and adopt the new name “Spartacus.” Flair refused to accept the suggestion that led Hertz to fire him and deprive him of the NCW championship.
- Flair joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in August 1991. Initially he played with the “Big Gold Belt”, calling himself the “real world heavyweight champion”, and later challenged WWF stars such as Roddy Piper and Hulk Hogan.
- Flair was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on March 29, 2008 and was the first active wrestler to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
- After losing to Shawn Micheals at WrestleMania XXIV in Orlando, Florida, he retired from wrestling competition on March 30, 2008. However, he does appear occasionally in WWE, especially to feed his daughter Ashley, whose name is ” Charlotte “.
- Ric Flair is the only two-time member of the WWE “Hall of Fame”. For the first time, he contributed to wrestling as a personal wrestler and was selected for the 2008 annual course; In 2012, he was selected for the second time as a member of the “Four Knights” team.
- In 1986, wrestling promoter Jim Crockett attempted to expand NWA nationally, promoting the brand with Ric Flair as the company image, and creating a custom championship belt for Flair.
- In his autobiography, he said that his youngest son, Reid, died on March 29, 2013 from an accidental overdose of heroin, Xanax, and a muscle relaxant, which surprised him.
As of this year, as per credible financial sources, the net worth of the legendary wrestler Ric Flair is around 3 million dollars.
Information about the family of Ric Flair is as follows.
The name of Ric Flair’s father is Dr. Richard Reid Fliehr.
The name of Ric Flair’s mother is Kathleen Fliehr.
He originally had 4 children but one of them died due to drug overdose. Nonetheless, names of all his children are as follows.
- Charlotte Flair
- David Flair
- Megan Fliehr
- Reid Flair
Relationships & Affairs:-
He was married 4 times to following women.
- Leslie Goodman 1971 till 1983
- Elizabeth Flair from 1983 till 2006
- Tiffany VanDemark 2006 till 2009
- Jackie Beems from 2009 till 2014