Richard Morgan Fliehr is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Ric Flair. Nick named the "The Nature Boy", Flair is considered to be one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time with a professional career that spans 40 years. He is noted for his lengthy and highly decorated tenures with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (now known as WWE). Flair is officially recognized by WWE, TNA, and PWI as a 16-time World Heavyweight Champion- eight-time NWA Champion, six-time WCW Champion, and two-time WWF Champion. In World Championship Wrestling (WCW), he also had two stints as a booker—in 1989–1990 and 1994. also became the only man to have won the WWF Championship in a Royal Rumble match. He is the first ever double inductee in the WWE Hall of Fame, first inducted in 2008 for his individual career, and for a second time in 2012 as a member of the Four Horsemen. Flair was the first WCW World Champion, having been awarded the title following WCW's secession from the NWA in 1991. With that, he also became the first WCW Triple Crown Champion upon being awarded the title, having already held the United States and World Tag Team titles. In 2005, he completed WWE's version of the Triple Crown when he won the Intercontinental Championship. Flair has won a total of 30 different major championships between the NWA, WCW, and WWE, with numerous regional titles also to his credit.