Richard Morgan Fliehr[a] (born February 25, 1949), in Memphis, Tennessee) is a retired American professional wrestler. He is better known by his ring name, Ric Flair. Flair has worked for WWE. WCW, NWA, TNA, RoH and many others. His is best known for his times with WCW as the leader of the Four Horsemen and WWE with Evolution. He wrestled for 36 years. His last WWE match was against Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XXIV. He is a two time WWE Hall of Famer.
|Born||February 25, 1949|
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Children||4, including David, Ashley, and Reid|
|Relatives||Conrad Thompson (son-in-law)|
Andrade El Idolo (son-in-law)
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Ric Flair|
The Black Scorpion
|Ring name(s)||The Black Scorpion|
|Billed height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Billed weight||243 lb (110 kg)|
|Billed from||Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Trained by||Verne Gagne|
|Debut||December 10, 1972|
It was reported that Flair wrestled his last match at age 73. On July 31, 2022, at Starrcast V from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Flair teamed with Andrade, who is the husband of his daughter, Ashley (Charlotte Flair). They defeated the team of Jay Lethal and Jeff Jarrett. The match include cameos by many well known wrestlers. They included Jerry “The King” Lawler, Cody Rhodes, The Undertaker, Mick Foley, Michelle McCool, Sting and Diamond Dallas Page.
Flair's nickname is "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair.
- According to Flair's autobiography To Be the Man, his birth name was listed on different documents as Fred Phillips, Fred Demaree, and Fred Stewart. Given that his biological father's surname was Phillips, it is suspected that Fred Phillips is his actual birth name, but Flair has never followed up on the fact. On March 18, 1949, he was legally adopted by the Fliehr family and was renamed Richard Morgan Fliehr.
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