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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 considered 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. In the mid-1970s, he is dubbed as “The Nature Boy” because of his change of brawling tactics on the ring after a plane crash incident that changed his approach on the ring.
Flair is known as a major attraction in pay-per-view all throughout his career, and he won a major title, and would headline in many major wrestling events. For a record eight times, Flair was named Wrestler of the Year by a major newsletter. Flair has recognition as a 16-time world champion, and is a member of several wrestling organizations.
Flair’s rule breaking in-ring antics made him popular with the crowd and earned him to be called the dirtiest player in the wrestling sports. 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.
Another signature of Flair is his wearing of ornate and fur-lined robes with sequins and several colors as he would make his way into the ring. 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.
Nowadays, when the music industry has produced rappers, you would hear from their lyrics proving that they like to be Ric Flair, and this is a sign that the legend lives on even after forty years.Some may think that Flair is not a likely candidate as an inspiration for hip-hop artists, but as their works are examined, one will reveal countless similarities on how one can live his life and enjoy success and popularity. The fact that Flair, even at 69 years and a decade from his last match, is a sought after guest in music videos, prove his cultural relevance even at this age of music.
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 indeed was and is truly successful in making a trademark of himself in the midst of other wrestlers.