It looks like we’ll never again see what Ric Flair was in a position to achieve with his final match.
Although the “Nature Boy” has cheated death not once, but twice in his life — the last being a medically induced coma in 2017 after kidney and coronary heart failure — it provides an entirely different dimension to his ability status. Do it Sunday evening at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium.
But set it aside for a minute.
Flair, at 73 and with a pacemaker, was still physically fit and motivated enough to walk down that aisle and work to give himself and others a chance to step into the ring one more time.
Then comes the pressure to really surrender in the ring, I’m positive there’s a portion of people ready to fall flat on his face, ready to tell Flair “I told you so,” and “you should retire after yourself.” has remained The first two retirement matches.”
The finish was a bit awkward, but played into a home story driven by the match – and at the same time as the babyface, Flairs is still the dirtiest player in the game.
Despite this, Flair has emerged as the primary opportunity for a full pay-per-view run outside of any of the major professional wrestling promotions, including the likes of WWE, AEW, Impact, MLW, New Japan and more.
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Tony Khan, President of All Elite Wrestling, had a day or two to hear how well WWE’s products and innovations would be under Triple H and what they would bring to the independent company market going forward.
Starc 32, Hobbs 31 and Garcia and Hooks 23. Apart from providing some contemporary stories it is a huge investment in a single evening. Khan added to “Rampage” this week by booking a match between Wheeler Yuta, 25, and Chris Jericho after an entertaining promo by “Dynamite,” during which Yuta looked relaxed and confident.
The latest episode of “Monday Night Raw” featured a variety of experiences in an elevated and modern way, including Io Skye, Montez Ford and even Mustafa Ali.
Winning the triple-threat contender match and then A.J. Styles enlists the help of his mentor, The Miz.