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WWE News: Ric Flair's 70th birthday to be celebrated on Monday Night RAW!

Brandon Ewing
ANALYST
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1.70K   //    12 Feb 2019, 12:24 IST

"The Nature Boy" Ric Flair

What's the story

The WWE has announced that in two weeks, they will be holding a special celebration to honour and pay tribute to "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair on his 70th birthday live from Atlanta, Georgia.

In case you didn't know...

Ric Flair is without a doubt one of the greatest wrestling legends in the history of our great sport (yes, I say this in Tony Schiavone's voice folks!). He is a 16-time former World Heavyweight Champion, along with many accolades, including a two-time WWE Hall of Fame induction for his wrestling career and run as the ringleader of the 4-Horsemen, respectively.

His rivalries with the likes of Rick "The Dragon" Steamboat, Sting, Hulk Hogan, "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, Terry Funk, Harley Race and countless other performers are timeless.

Ric Flair officially retired from the wrestling business in 2012 following his regretful run with TNA (Impact Wrestling) and eventual return to the WWE in sporadic appearances. His legacy is carried on through his daughter and former seven-time WWE Women's Champion, Charlotte Flair.

The heart of the matter

During tonight's edition of Monday Night RAW, the WWE announced they will be celebrating "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair's 70th birthday live on RAW, which will most likely feature special guests from Flair's past in terms of fellow wrestlers, legends, and so on.

What's next

Join us in two weeks time as the WWE comes to you live from Atlanta, Georgia to celebrate and pay tribute to one of the greatest wrestling legends of all-time!


To celebrate Ric Flair on his birthday, what are your favourite memories of Flair during his illustrious career? Let us know in the comments section below. As always continue to support and follow Sportskeeda for all the latest wrestling news stories and results!

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Brandon Ewing
ANALYST
I am currently an analyst here for Sportskeeda, with past experiences writing for WrestlingINC, 411Mania and PWPNation. I have been a huge fan of pro wrestling since the age of five. My favorite wrestler of all-time is Sting. I watch a variety of wrestling promotions, such as: WWE, Impact Wrestling, Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Major League Wrestling (MLW), and NXT.
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