Tag: ric flair


Duke-Miami, the ACC, and The Dusty Finish

The ACC has acknowledged multiple errors in the game officials’ handling of the now-infamous final play of Miami’s 30-27 win at Duke Saturday night, which we now know is a victory for the ‘Canes in name only.

CM Punk a quitter? Admire him for getting out on his terms

CM Punk finally spoke out on his departure nearly a year ago from WWE, and it was worse than a lot of us would have thought.

TNA Impact Wrestling to remain on Spike TV through end of 2014

TNA President Dixie Carter confirmed today that the company’s flagship TV show, Impact Wrestling, will remain on Spike TV through the end of 2014.

Could the Daniel Bryan injury be the best thing for business?

The Daniel Bryan WWE title chase that began at last year’s SummerSlam was well done, to say the least. The payoff at WrestleMania 30 was the logical conclusion to a long campaign from Bryan to climb to the top of the wrestling world.

Do we even care about Ric Flair anymore? No!

Ric Flair made another appearance on WWE Monday Night Raw last night, getting the full ring intro to talk on the mic for a few minutes that otherwise could have been spent on the Roman Reigns-Randy Orton main event.

Quick Internet feud between Kevin Nash, Roddy Piper already over?

Roddy Piper talked on his podcast this week about a locker room incident with Kevin Nash when both were in WCW that he remembered ending with him single-legging Nash and throwing him out of the room.

The saddest thing about Ultimate Warrior: He did it the right way

Saturday night at the Hall of Fame, and Monday Night at Raw, Ultimate Warrior had his hand raised in victory, with wrestling his vanquished foe. Turns out, tragically, that it was only a near-fall; wrestling always wins in the end.

10 WrestleMania matches that almost happened: And #1 was …

WWE released a list of 10 WrestleMania matches that almost happened, but for various reasons, didn’t. Among the more interesting: a Mike Tyson-Triple H boxing match, a Hulk Hogan-Ric Flair WWE title match and a Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Hollywood Hogan match.

The latest on Sting: Not signing with WWE?

Sting is replacing Ric Flair on a pair of shows in the UK next month, a sign that The Icon hasn’t signed with WWE, and that a possible signing is not imminent. How can we be so sure? Flair isn’t appearing on the shows, for which he had been booked back in November, because his […]

Jim Ross dishes on Ric Flair, departure from WWE

Jim Ross was as surprised as anybody that he had heat after the pre-SummerSlam symposium with Ric Flair that got out of control because of Flair’s’ behavior at the symposium. But when it became clear that WWE was intent on punishing Ross for not taking control of the event, he felt an odd sense of […]

Old School Raw Hits and Misses

Ongoing observations on tonight’s WWE Old School Raw. Warning: these observations themselves may be hits or misses.   MISS: Ric Flair looks really old Yeah, sure, Ric Flair actually is old. I get it. He turns 65 next month. But he didn’t always look old, not until tonight. I’m sure some people will say that […]

Top Rope pushes back Ric Flair show, announces more details on Shawn Michaels

Top Rope Pro Wrestling announced today that it is pushing back a planned May Ric Flair tribute show due to the tragic death of Reid Flair, 24, who was found unresponsive in a Charlotte, N.C., hotel room on Friday. General Manager Marvin Ward said in a statement that Top Rope wants to move the show to a later date “allowing Ric and his family all the time they need to grieve.” Tickets for the May show had been scheduled to go on sale at the April 13 Night of the Superstars at Waynesboro High School, Waynesboro, Va. A ticket sale for another huge Top Rope Pro Wrestling event is now being offered at the April 13 show.

Ward: Focus on prayers for ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair

Top Rope General Manager Marvin Ward issued the following statement on the health status of 16-time world champion “Nature Boy” Ric Flair, who was hospitalized on Monday.

Promoter hopes to bring regular wrestling back to Expoland

  Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Ric Flair, Ricky Steamboat, Blackjack Mulligan, every month, right there at Augusta Expoland. The glory days of Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from the ’70s and ’80s are long gone. Local promoter Brian Reger is looking to build new memories for today’s professional-wrestling fans. “Augusta Expoland is so rich in history […]