One of the known personalities in wrestling is known as “The Nature Boy”. Being hated and loved is what Ric Flair has experienced in his 36 year wrestling career. It is until today that the legacy and legend that he has left in wrestling is still being recognized today. Born on February 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennessee is Ric Flair. When Ric Flair started his career that he was the one that is a power brawling wrestler and weighed around 300 pounds. Among the wrestling world, he was known for his charismatic personality and ring endurance. Over the span of his career that it is these things that became his trademark.
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 is also during this time that he had become “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. The trademark four-legged leg lock is what Ric Flair has also created during this time.
After Crockett left the NWA that it was Ric Flair that has started the World Championship Wrestling. For him to create a promotion that he has used his world championship title. Being able to bring in numerous superstars in his organization is what he was then able to do. It is with the new organization that he has that has brought in 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.
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 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. 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. Establishing his name as one of the legends was what Ric Flair was able to do with the career that he had in wrestling.