When it is wrestling that you will be taking a look at that it is “The Nature Boy” that is one of them. Ric Flair is one of the wrestling personalities that has been liked and hated in his 36-year career in wrestling. But, it is the legend and legacy that he has left in wrestling that has been recognized until 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. Over the span of his career that it is these things that became 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”. Started to be sporting bleached blond hair, expensive suits, elegant jewelry, and astonishing custom robes is what he did during this time. It is also here where he to created his trademark move which is the four-legged leg lock.
After Crockett left the NWA that it was Ric Flair that has started the World Championship Wrestling. 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. 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. Right after he had a dispute with WCW president Jim Herd that it is also the reason that he left the organization in the year 1991. It was the Ric Flair that joined the main rival which is Vince McMahon’s WWE.
By the time that Ric Flair has joined the WWE that he immediately made a mark on it. It was in the 1992 Royal Rumble that he was able to defeat Randy Savage claiming the title. 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. 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. When the new talents came in the WWE that Ric Flair’s career was overshadowed. Regardless of that it is still the nature boy that has established his name in the wrestling world.