Ric Flair: To Be the Man (WWE)

Ric Flair: To Be the Man (WWE)

Ric Flair


"Woooooo! ™"
With that positive cry, "Nature Boy" Ric aptitude handed his predecessors and his friends to develop into one of many maximum specialist wrestlers in background.
To wrestling fanatics, the character Boy is a platinum-blond deity. A sixteen-time global Champion, "Slick Ric" might persuade tv audience momentous lifestyles adventure could move them by way of in the event that they ignored an upcoming fit. His competitors have been challenged with this easy taunt: "To be the fellow, you want to beat the man."
From the instant he was once born, Richard Morgan Fliehr was once enmeshed in controversy. Like some of the different childrens followed during the Tennessee kid's domestic Society, he had it appears been stolen from his delivery mom and dad. Raised simply outdoor Minneapolis, Ric was once a distracted pupil, a super athlete, and a wild get together boy. Then, an opportunity assembly with Olympic weightlifter Ken Patera, directed aptitude to the realm wrestling.
In 1974, aptitude relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina, igniting the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling merchandising. He was once virtually pressured to retire a yr later while his again used to be damaged in a airplane crash. aptitude recuperated, and in 1981 he might win his first nationwide Wrestling Alliance championship. because the such a lot traveled champion ever, he as soon as wrestled eighteen hour-long playing cards in the course of a fourteen-day stretch.
earlier than deciding to buy international Championship Wrestling in 1988, Ted Turner used to be given coverage that the character Boy would include the package deal. yet Flair's clashes with WCW administration might force him to international Wrestling leisure. while he later back to WCW, aptitude collided out and in of the hoop with Hulk Hogan and -- because the corporation disintegrated -- all started wasting his vainness.
Arriving again at WWE in 2001, aptitude used to be a damaged guy. What he did not detect used to be that wrestlers who'd grown up idolizing him now inhabited the locker room. With their aid, he was once ultimately capable of declare his legacy and obtain the credits he so hard-earned.
To Be the Man lines the increase of 1 of wrestling's so much enduring superstars to the head of the activities leisure universe, and is a must-read for each wrestling fan.

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