The “Making The Case” series is back with another edition and this time, we’ll take a deeper look into the career of “The Nature Boy”, Ric Flair.
If you’ve missed the first few pieces in the series and would like to check them out, click below!
Let’s “Make The Case” on why Ric Flair is the GOAT…
Real Name – Richard Fliehr
Wrestling Name – Ric Flair
Birthday – February 25th, 1949 (Age 71)
Years Active – 40 years (1972-2012)
Championships and Accolades
WCW/NWA – WCW World Heavyweight Championship (6x), WCW United States Championship (6x), WCW International Championship (2x), NWA Heavyweight Championship (11x), NWA Tag-Team Championships (6x), NWA Television Championship (2x)
WWF/WWE – World Championship (2x), Intercontinental Championship (1x), Tag-Team Championship (2x), Royal Rumble Winner (1x), WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2008), WWE Hall of Fame (with The Four Horsemen, Class of 2012)
Pro Wrestling Illustrated – Feud of The Year (4x), Match of The Year (5x), Match of The Decade (2000-2009), Rookie of The Year (1x), Wrestler of The Year (5x), Wrestler of The Decade (1980-1989)
Wrestling News Observer – Best Heel (1x), Feud of The Year (1x), Match of The Year (4x), Most Charismatic Wrestler of The Year (5x), Wrestler of The Year (8x), Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame (Class of 1996)
Making The Case
In the eyes of most, Ric Flair is the greatest Professional Wrestler of all-time and rightfully so. A man that’s held 21 World Championships across the WWE, WCW and NWA and holds every accolade in the history of Professional Wrestling. To this day, he’s the best to ever grab a mic and has the in-ring skill to match. There’s not much left to say other than Ric Flair is the GOAT. At the absolute very least, he’s in the top 2 or 3.
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