“The nature boy” is one of the widely known personalities when you will talk about wrestling. In hs 36 years in wrestling that it is Ric Flair that has experienced being hated and loved. But, it is the legend and legacy that he has left in wrestling that has been recognized until today. Born on February 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennessee is Ric Flair. He started his career as a power brawling wrestler and was nearly 300 pounds. It is him though that has a charismatic personality and has a great ring endurance which made him known to the wrestling world. Over the span of his career that it is these things that became his trademark.
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. Started to be sporting bleached blond hair, expensive suits, elegant jewelry, and astonishing custom robes is what he did during this time. The trademark four-legged leg lock is what Ric Flair has also created during this time.
The World Championship Wrestling is the one started by Ric Flair after Crockett left the NWA. It is the world championship title that Ric Flair has that he also used, for him to create a promotion for his new organization. With the help of his new organization that it was also him that has brought numerous superstars in. It is with the new organization that he has that has brought in Sting, Barry Windam, Lex Luger, Terry Funk, and the Steiner Brothers. It was him that left the organization in the year 1991 after he had a dispute with WCW president, Jim Herd. It was the Ric Flair that 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. It was in the 1992 Royal Rumble that he defeated Randy Savage. When the year 1993 arrived that it is Ric Flair that returned it the WCW and defeated Vader to get title form him at the Starrcade 1993. It was in the year 1994 that he participated in the deathmatch that involved Hulk Hogan. Maintaining his popularity is what Ric Flair was still able to do even if the WWE bought out WCW in the year 2001. When the new talents came in the WWE that Ric Flair’s career was overshadowed. Establishing his name as one of the legends was what Ric Flair was able to do with the career that he had in wrestling.