Ric Flair Reveals What He Misses Most From Wrestling

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Ric Flair misses one big thing about pro wrestling.

The Nature Boy had one of the greatest careers in the history of wrestling and wracked up an incredible 16 World Championship reigns in the process, a feat that hasn’t yet been beaten.

After coming to prominence in the NWA in the 1980s in no small part thanks to the success of The Four Horsemen, Flair went on to become one of the top stars of WCW for much of its existence. Once that promotion closed in 2001, he joined WWE where he was a key part of Triple H‘s Evolution stable alongside Randy Orton and Batista.

His final match in the company came at WrestleMania 24 when an emotional Shawn Michaels gave him one last Superkick in a match that was thought to mark Flair’s retirement. However, after joining TNA – now IMPACT Wrestling – in 2010, he continued to wrestle and even took part in Street Fights and Steel Cage bouts.

His last bout in TNA saw him take on his old foe Sting one more time in September 2011, only to fall to his rival. 11 years later, Flair decided it was time to officially call it a day and teamed up with his Son-in-Law Andrade El Idolo to defeat Jay Lethal and Jeff Jarret in July 2022 before hanging up his boots for good.

During a recent appearance on This Past Weekend, Flair was asked what he misses most about his time in the business, and his answer was simple, it was the camaraderie of the wrestlers around him.

“The biggest thing I miss about wrestling is the camaraderie, personally.”

Ric Flair fell asleep during his last match

During the same interview, Ric Flair made the startling revelation that he nodded off during his final match. According to the star, he got light-headed and fell asleep while standing on the ring apron before someone shouted at him to wake him up.

He then fell out a second time, with Andrade having to shout him awake to finish the match by hitting Jarrett with brass knuckles.

He has previously discussed passing out during the match multiple times and blamed dehydration for the episodes.