One of the known personalities in wrestling is known as “The Nature Boy”. In hs 36 years in wrestling that it is Ric Flair that has experienced being hated and loved. It is until today that the legacy and legend that he has left in wrestling is still being recognized today. Born on February 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennessee is Ric Flair. A wrestler that weighed around 300 pounds and is basically a power brawler wrestler is how Ric Flair started his career. Among the wrestling world, he was known for his charismatic personality and ring endurance. Over the span of his career that it is these things that became his trademark.
Becoming part of the elite wrestlers is what Ric Flair would become in the year 1978 during his heated rivalry with Buddy Rogers. It is also during this time that he had become “The Nature Boy”. It is also here that he has started to be sporting bleached blond hair, expensive suits, elegant jewelry, and astonishing custom robes. The trademark four-legged leg lock is what Ric Flair has also created during this time.
After Crockett left the NWA that it was Ric Flair that has started the World Championship Wrestling. It is with this one that he used his championship title to create a promotion. It is with this one that he has brought a number of superstars into his organization. When you will take a look at the new organization that Ric Flair has created that he has brought numerous superstars into it like 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. It was in the year 1993 that he returned to the WCW defeating Vader at the Starrcade 1993. In the year 1994 that he was also the one that joined Hulk Hogan of the death match. 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.