“The nature boy” is one of the widely known personalities when you will talk about wrestling. Ric Flair is one of the wrestling personalities that has been liked and hated in his 36-year career in wrestling. 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. 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 was also during this time that he has started to use his new name “The Nature Boy”. When you will take a look a Ric Flair during this time that he started 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.
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. With the help of his new organization that it was also him that has brought numerous superstars in. It is with the new organization that he has that has brought in 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 also the time that he joined the main rival which is Vince McMahon’s WWE.
It is when he arrived at the WWE that he readily made his mark. Defeating Randy Savage was what Ric Flair was able to do when he defeated him at the 1992 Royal Rumble. It was in the year 1993 that he returned to the WCW defeating Vader at the Starrcade 1993. In the year 1994 that he was also the one that joined Hulk Hogan of the death match. It is Ric Flair that has maintained his popularity until the WWE bought out the WCW in the year 2001. 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.