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  Ric Flair
Flair trained in the AWA in Minneapolis, moving to Charlotte in 1974.
Six months later, Ric Flair made his comeback and did it with a vengeance; he is considered to be the greatest wrestler of all time.
As with any career path, Ric Flair has made more than a few enemies and found himself at the center of some intense feuds and outrageous ambushes over the years.
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 Ric Flair Turns Himself in to Police & Is Accused of Domestic Violence - Wrestling
Flair, through his attorney, maintains that he is innocent and says he will be exonerated of both charges when he has his day in court.
Flair was recently defeated by Triple H in a Hell in a Cell Match on the Survivor Series pay per view and stetchered out of the area.
The finish, according to a source in the company, was planned by Ric himself, who turned down the proposed ending of the match which was a pull apart by the referees and suggested the angle where Triple H got the better of him with a sledgehammer.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art37356.asp   (1209 words)

  
  Ric Flair
Ric Flair debuted in professional wrestling in the AWA in 1972, after being trained by the legendary Verne Gagne.
Flair's back was broken in the crash, but he returned to the ring the next year.
Flair went after Piper, and was knocked down...when he did his famous beg in the corner...keeping Piper distracted long enough for Mongo to nail him with the briefcase.
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 Ric Flair Surrenders - November 29, 2005
NOVEMBER 29--Wrestler Ric "The Nature Boy" Flair surrendered this morning to North Carolina cops on misdemeanor charges that he throttled a fellow motorist during a road rage incident last week on Interstate 485.
Flair, who allegedly grabbed a Charlotte man by the throat and kicked (and dented) the guy's Toyota during the November 23 confrontation, posted $1000 bond and was released.
According to an arrest warrant, after roughing up Robert Steele, Flair told him that he "had his tag number and should knock the shit out of him." Flair is facing simple assault and battery and injury to personal property charges.
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 WrestleView.com - Ric Flair FAQ
Ric Flair contract was up and WCW officials offered him a new deal that bad compared to his last deal.
Flair never showed up of course and WCW got upset and filed a $2 million dollar lawsuit against Ric Flair for damages saying he signed a letter of intent to re-sign with WCW.
Flair was not mentioned or seen on WCW for a long time but did return months after and reformed the Four Horsemen.
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 The Ric Flair Update
Many insiders are now reporting that Ric Flair is actually being sued by WCW for breach of contract because not showing up at a couple scheduled live television broadcasts.
Flair has "styled and profiled" his way to wrestling greatness over the past fifteen to twenty years while spending the majority of his time with the NWA/WCW.
Flair will be missed as a competitor in the WCW and most likely welcomed with open arms in the WWF.
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 Simon & Schuster: Ric Flair: To Be the Man (Hardcover)
With that triumphant yell, "Nature Boy" Ric Flair surpassed his predecessors and his peers to become one of the greatest professional wrestlers in history.
Ric Flair: To Be the Man, cowritten with Keith Elliot Greenberg, chronicles the anguish and exhilaration of Flair's life and career -- in painfully honest detail.
Flair later returned to WCW, where he collided in and out of the ring with Hulk Hogan, and -- as the company disintegrated over the next few years -- began losing all shreds of his self-esteem.
www.simonsays.com /content/book.cfm?sid=33&pid=487644   (707 words)

  
 CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Flair bio fascinating, brilliant
Flair lays out his entire life on the book’s pages, fully recounting his life from rambunctious youth in Minnesota, through thousands of matches in hundreds of cities around the world, through backstage political waters, to the top of "Space Mountain", to the depths of despair, and everywhere in between.
Flair is unmerciful in the way he portrays Bischoff as a power-hungry sadist who tried to make Flair’s life miserable while cow-towing to the whims of Hulk Hogan and other wrestlers who didn’t deserve the positions they were in.
Flair credits the entire WWE roster, particularly his Evolution partner and friend Triple H and the McMahon family, for re-energizing him and giving him back the confidence he had lost earlier.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/2004/07/12/537394.html   (1349 words)

  
 Ric Flair: The 25 Time Heavyweight Champion Of The World
Ric Flair Given Back Miami, FL Feb. 9, 82 The Midnight Rider wouldn't unmasked and so according to NWA Rules then The Midnight Rider couldn't be the champ and the title was given back to Flair.
Ric Flair Victor Jovica Trinidad 1983 Reigns 3, 4 and 5 aren't recognized as legit by The NWA or WCW either.
Ric Flair NWA Tatsumi Fujinami St. Petersburg FL May 19, 91 Fujinami backdropped Flair over the top rope on March 21, 1991 which was a DQ as far as WCW was concerned.
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 Ric Flair: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
Ric Flair is suing a car dealership in Columbia, S.C., claiming it is using his name, slogans and likeness in radio and TV ads without his permission.
Ric Flair Responds to WWE Rumors of his Quitting
Ric Flair was on local sports talk show “Prime Time with The Packman” this morning on WFNZ in Charlotte.
www.technorati.com /tag/Ric+Flair   (613 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: ric flair
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Ric Flair is the one and only NATURE BOY.
To violently chop somebody accross the chest, as Ric Flair is apt to do in every one of his matches.
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 IGN: SmackDown Countdown 2006: Ric Flair
Charlotte, NC The bitterness between Mick Foley and Ric Flair goes back to their tenure at WCW in the early 1990's, where Foley claims that Flair tried to bury his career.
But regardless of who Flair is feuding with, in a sport with legendary names, no one still competing garners as much respect as that of the 16-time world champion.
Flair made his AWA debut in 1972, and two years later moved on to the National Wrestling Alliance.
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 Amazon.com: WWE - The Ultimate Ric Flair Collection: DVD: Ric Flair,WCW   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For four decades now, Ric Flair has been the epitome and pinnacle of what a wrestling great should be and this monumental 3 disc set allows us to get intimate with the man by showing us his greatest matches, interviews and promos.
Flair begins the final fall by focusing on the legs of the champ by any means necessary.
Flair is quick to get the live crowd on side, with a couple of cheap shots, a couple of chops, some targeting of the injured ribs & a couple of "wooooos".
www.amazon.com /WWE-Ultimate-Ric-Flair-Collection/dp/B0000DIJOW   (4985 words)

  
 cars - Ric Flair
The "Nature Boy" Ric Flair (born February 25, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a professional wrestler currently with WWE on its Raw brand.
Flair returned to WCW in 1993, feuding with the likes of Vader, Sting, Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, and Eric Bischoff, gaining the WCW world title 8 more times before the company was bought out by Vince McMahon's WWF.
Ric Flair also was also sued by WCW in 1998 for failure to show for a wrestling event.
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 American Chronicle: WWE's Ric Flair: Wrestling legend?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ric Flair?s financial woes involve the IRS, in which the 16 time world champion owes the IRS more than $1 million since 1997, and his wages are being garnished $200,000 this year.
I understand that Ric Flair in the past has had some great matches with the likes of Dusty Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat, and Harley Race, I?m not denying that he was once great, but lately, he?s been boring and downright disgraceful as a pro-wrestler.
Ric Flair is a babyface, and yet wrestling fans are outraged that this old fart is an IC champion.
www.americanchronicle.com /articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=3988   (1139 words)

  
 The Sad Cafe - The Nature Boy - Ric Flair   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flair is one of the last of a generation of wrestlers who would go 20, 30, even 60 minutes in a match to give the crowd their money's worth.
Flair contends he made arrangements a year prior, when his son automatically qualified for this year's tournament by placing second.
Flair only wants to be treated with respect for the hard work he has done making professional wrestling what it is today.
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 Percy's Hall of fame - Ric Flair   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I have, and will always consider Ric Flair to be the last of the “old school” World Heavyweight Champions.
After seeing me on television for the first time Ric told the booker, “When you are finished with this guy, I want him in Atlanta.” However, that was never in my future.
Ric is absolutely another one of my heroes that I am proud to call my friend.
www.percypringle.com /Hall-of-Fame/HOF-RicFlair.html   (156 words)

  
 Mid-Atlantic Gateway | Ric Flair Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ric came onto the Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling scene in 1974, and was a fixture in the territory until the area became extinct, merging into a larger Jim Crockett Promotions amalgamation of wrestling promotions in the mid-1980s.
Two of the most emotion filled evenings in Ric’s wrestling life in recent years occurred in Greenville, South Carolina, a true hotbed of wrestling during the Crockett years….on September 14, 1998 when he returned to WCW after a bitter absence, and at the WWE RAW tribute to him on May 19, 2003.
Ric’s book is a must read for any Mid-Atlantic fan who remembers when Saturday afternoons with Ric Flair on TV and seeing him in person the next week in your local arena was a routine that couldn’t be broken…and a part of your life that could never be forgotten.
www.midatlanticgateway.com /Resource_Center/interviews/flair/flair01.htm   (1199 words)

  
 WWE: Superstars > SmackDown > Ric Flair
Check out the legendary "Nature Boy" Ric Flair in action in his exclusive photo and video galleries.
Ric Flair and the Four Horsemen, available everywhere now, chronicles the history of one of the most influential groups in sports-entertainment history.
Relive some of Ric Flair's greatest matches for only $1.49 each.
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 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ric Flair's allies were Valentine and Blackjack Mulligan, and they all feuded against McDaniel, Steamboat, Paul Jones, and the Andersons.
November 26, 1987: Ric Flair defeated Ron Garvin to regain the NWA title in the main event of Starrcade 87.
Later in the night, RVD & Ric Flair defeated HHH & Y2J in the main event, RVD got the frog splash and the pinfall on World Champion Triple H! September 16, 2002 - RAW: Flair is defeated by Rico..
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 WWE Profile
Flair regained the title a few weeks later while on tour in Japan.
- At Slamboree '96, Flair and Savage defeated Eddy Guerrero and Arn Anderson.
Earlier in the evening, Flair was in Randy Orton's corner as he defeated Rob Van Dam for the Intercontinental title.
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 Wrestler Ric Flair Accused Of Road Rage - Charlotte News Story - WSOC Charlotte
The driver told police that Flair got out of his car, walked over to the vehicle, grabbed him by the neck and damaged his car.
Flair's attorney, Richard Finnell, said Flair is unaware of the warrants.
He said Flair is in Michigan this week for a pay-per-view wrestling event.
www.wsoctv.com /news/5420940/detail.html   (411 words)

  
 Ric Flair WWE Classic Superstars 9 Collectible Figure - Toy Shopping Fun
This is a Ric Flair WWE Classic Superstars 9 Collectible Figure.
This Ric Flair collectible figure is fully articulated and posable creating the most realistic WWE star likeness ever produced in an action figure.
The Ric Flair WWE Classic Superstars 9 Collectible Figure from Playful Plush Toys: a perfect gift for the child (or adult collector!) who loves WWE Superstars stuffed animals or collectibles!
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 Pro Wrestling: Rico, Boogeyman and Ric Flair
Rico was released from the WWE in November 2004.
Ric Flair did have a road rage incident.
Flair, who allegedly grabbed a Charlotte man by the throat and kicked (and dented) the guy's Toyota during the November 23 confrontation, posted $1000 bond and was released.
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 Ric Flair and the Four Horsemen DVD Set - Highspots.com
That was messed up when Ric was not notified until the last minute that he was part of the Turner deal.
Steve McMichael in 1997, Ric Flair in 2004, Tully Blanchard and J.J. Dillon in 2006.
Time and his absence from WCW erased the fact that he was the #2 man in the original group of Horsemen, nearly always the holder of the belt second two Flair's in the group.
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Ric Flair shocked the world when he ended up on RAW and said he was a part owner of the WWF!
Flair returned to WCW in 1993 where he stayed until the company was bought out by Vince McMahon's WWF.
The Four Horsemen stable was revived with Flair leading Dean Malenko, Chris Benoit, and former Chicago Bears star Steve McMichael.
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 Ric Flair - Moviefone
This led Ric Flair and Vince McMahon to a match at the Royal Rumble 2002...
That match was Ric Flair's first match since the time he came back to the WWE.
Ric Flair has been a World Wrestling Champion belt holder in four...
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