“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. It is until today that the legacy and legend that he has left in wrestling is still being recognized 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. 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. It is also these things that have become his trademark over the span of his career.
When Ric Flair has started his heated rivalry with Buddy Rogers in the year 1978 that it was also the time that he was able to become part of the elite wrestlers. 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.
It is also Ric Flair that has started the World Championship Wrestling after Crockett left the NWA. It is the world championship title that Ric Flair has that he also used, for him to create a promotion for his new organization. With the help of his new organization that it was also him that has brought numerous superstars in. When you will take a look at the new organization that Ric Flair has created that he has brought numerous superstars into it like 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 Vince McMahon’s WWE that Ric Flair joined in which was also considered the main rival that they have during that time.
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. It was in the year 1993 that he returned to the WCW defeating Vader at the Starrcade 1993. A death match was then what he joined in the year 1994 which also involved Hulk Hogan. It was in the year 2001 that WWE buying to WCW but Ric Flair still maintained his popularity. It is with the upcoming new talents that WWE have that it has somehow overshadowed the career that Ric Flair has. Regardless of that it is still the nature boy that has established his name in the wrestling world.