“The nature boy” is one of the widely known personalities when you will talk about wrestling. Ric Flair is one of the wrestling personalities that has been liked and hated in his 36-year career in wrestling. But, it is the legend and legacy that he has left in wrestling that has been recognized until today. Ric Flair was born in Memphis, Tennessee on February 25, 1949. He started his career as a power brawling wrestler and was nearly 300 pounds. Among the wrestling world, he was known for his charismatic personality and ring endurance. When you will take a look at these things that it is the one that ahs help him made 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”. When you will take a look a Ric Flair during this time that he started sporting bleached blond hair, expensive suits, elegant jewelry, and astonishing custom robes. It is also the nature boy that has created the famous four-legged leg lock during this time.
It is also Ric Flair that has started the World Championship Wrestling after Crockett left the NWA. For him to create a promotion that he has used his world championship title. 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 also the time that he joined the main rival which is Vince McMahon’s WWE.
It is when he arrived at the WWE that he readily made his mark. Defeating Randy Savage was what Ric Flair was able to do when he defeated him at the 1992 Royal Rumble. It was in the Starrcade 1993 that he defeated Vader after returning in WCW. A death match was then what he joined in the year 1994 which also 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.