WWE Legend Announces Return to The Ring at The Age of 73
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WWE Legend Announces Return to The Ring at The Age of 73

  • WWE icon Ric Flair is in line to make a wrestling comeback at the end of July at the Nashville Fairgrounds
  • Details of the match, which has been touted as Flair's last, remain scanty, with his opponent yet to be confirmed
  • The Nature Boy, who made a name for himself during his three stints with the WWE, enjoyed a successful wrestling career spanning more than 40 years

WWE legend Ric Flair has confirmed he will be making a sensational return to the ring aged 73.

Flair bowed out of the ring more than a decade ago, with his last appearance coming in 2011 when he faced fellow wrestling icon, Sting, at TNA Impact.

Ric Flair attends WWE 20th Anniversary Celebration Marking Premiere of WWE Friday Night SmackDown on FOX at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Photo by Jerod Harris.
Ric Flair attends WWE 20th Anniversary Celebration Marking Premiere of WWE Friday Night SmackDown on FOX at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Photo by Jerod Harris.
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According to The Sun, the WWE icon is in line to make the walk to the ring one last time at the end of July.

Flair confirmed the same during an interview with ESPN, revealing he will be doing this to prove that "to be a Man, you've got to beat the Man."

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"I'm going to walk that aisle one last time to prove once and for all that to be the Man, you've got to beat the Man," The Nature Boy, as he is fondly known, told ESPN.

Sports Brief understands that the final details of the farewell match set to take place at the Nashville Fairgrounds are yet to be concluded.

It also remains unclear who Flair will come up against during the independent show.

Ric Flair's wrestling career

Flair has enjoyed an illustrious wrestling career since his bow in the now on the now-defunct American Wrestling Association in the early 70s.

He is best remembered for his successful stints in WCW and the WWE.

His third spell in the WWE ended last summer when he reportedly asked Vince McMahon to let him go.

“There was no animosity whatsoever. It was just business. I wanted to try something, and they just had a different vision," The Sun quoted Flair saying after he ended his association with WWE.

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Rikishi, who is The Rock's real-life cousin has declared he would support The Rock if he threw his hat in the ring for the top seat.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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