Ric Flair wrestling again: Breaks retirement for AJPW in Japan
Pro wrestling living legend 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair at 63 years will be wrestling for All Japan Pro Wrestling on January 26th.
Flair will compete in a tag bout along with Keiji Mutoh (aka The Great Muta) VS Tatsumi Fujinami and Seiya Sanada in Ota, Japan.
The Nature Boy is being promoted as an "active competitor", clearing up earlier news that was unclear whether the 2-time WWE Hall of Famer was going to be wrestling on the tour, which will also feature his son, Reid Flair.
The news was confirmed by Japanese wrestling blog Puroresu Spirit, which tweeted the following confirmation.
@PuroresuSpirit [All Japan News Update] It's official! All Japan announced that it will be Keiji Mutoh & Ric Flair vs. Tatsumi... fb.me/wWvc0j7L
New Japan Pro Wrestling presented their WrestleMania style event Wrestle Kingdom VII today on worldwide Internet Pay Per View from the Tokyo Dome.
Ric Flair short bio...
The Nature Boy
Catch phrases: "a kiss-stealin', wheelin' dealin', jet-flyin', limousine-ridin' son-of-a-gun!"; Woooooo!
Height: 6'1'' Weight: 243 pounds From: Charlotte, NC Career Achievements: 2-Time WWE Hall of Famer, 16-time World Heavyweight Champion
Signature Move: Figure-Four Leglock Original member of "The Four Horsemen" Only wrestler in history to be inducted into the WWE Wrestling Hall of Fame twice. (Individually in March 2008 and with the Four Horsemen in March 2012.)
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