“The nature boy” is one of the widely known personalities when you will talk about wrestling. In hs 36 years in wrestling that it is Ric Flair that has experienced being hated and loved. The legacy and legend that Ric Flair left in the wrestling industry is a thing that is still being recognized today. Ric Flair was born in Memphis, Tennessee on February 25, 1949. When Ric Flair started his career that he was the one that is a power brawling wrestler and weighed around 300 pounds. With the charismatic personality that he has as well as his great ring endurance that it is these things that made him known in the wrestling industry. When you will take a look at these things that it is the one that ahs help him made his trademark.
It is in the year 1978 that Ric Flair has started to become an elite wrestler and was having a heated rivalry with Buddy Rogers. It was also during this time that he has started to use his new name “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.
The World Championship Wrestling is the one started by Ric Flair after Crockett left the NWA. 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. Different wrestling superstars like Sting, Barry Windam, Lex Luger, Terry Funk, and the Steiner Brothers were brought in by Ric Flair. It was also Ric Flair that has a dispute with the WCW president Jim Herd which prompted him to leave the organization in the year 1991. It was the Ric Flair that joined the main rival which is Vince McMahon’s WWE.
It is when he arrived at the WWE that he readily made his mark. It was in the 1992 Royal Rumble that he defeated Randy Savage. When the year 1993 arrived that it is Ric Flair that returned it the WCW and defeated Vader to get title form him 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. It was then that Ric Flair’s career was then overshadowed by the newer talents that cane in the WWE. Regardless of that it is still the nature boy that has established his name in the wrestling world.