Ric Flair Confirms In-Ring Return For Final Match
At the age of 73, ‘The Nature Boy’ Ric Flair will be stylin’ and profilin’ one final time as it has been confirmed he will compete in one final match in July.
The WWE Hall Of Famer took to social media to confirm officially that the match would be happening, after speculation had ramped up in recent days. In a nod to his heritage, the show will be run under the Jim Crockett Promotions banner.
The Rumors Are True! I’m Going To Walk That Aisle, Style And Profile, One Last Time! July 31st! Nashville, Tennessee! Jim Crockett Promotions!
I Will Prove Once Again, That To Be The Man, You’ve Got To Beat The Man!
Now We Go To School!
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) May 16, 2022
The show will take place over the Starrcast convention, which is coincidentally run by Flair’s son-in-law Conrad Thompson. The official press release gives more details on the plan for the event.
On July 31st, at 6:05pm EDT, “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair, who many consider the greatest professional wrestler of all-time, is set to return to the ring, one final time, as part of “Jim Crockett Promotions Presents: Ric Flair’s Last Match” wrestling event. Taking place at the world famous Nashville Fairgrounds, the 16-time former World Heavyweight Champion will don a new custom-made robe and bring the one-of-a-kind showmanship that has made Flair a cultural icon for his over-40 years in the professional wrestling business.
“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,” said Flair.
Under the banner of Jim Crockett Promotions, “Ric Flair’s Last Match” will be produced by Thuzio, a Triller Company, and will be streaming worldwide, exclusively on FITE.
Tickets’ for “Ric Flair’s Last Match,” will go on sale Friday, May 27th at 12pm EDT at RicFlairsLastMatch.com. Preordering the event on FITE will also go live at 12pm EDT on May 27th.
Flair’s opponent, as well as the entire card, will be announced at a later date.
There has been footage of Flair training in preparation for the match in recent weeks, showing that it looks like he has overcome a number of his past health issues to be ready for the match.