Ric Flair is set to return to WWE for the first episode of RAW in 2021 for a very special ‘Legends Night’ edition of the show.
With the special episode of WWE’s flagship show set to feature appearances from over 20 iconic names such as Hulk Hogan, Kurt Angle, Beth Phoenix and Torrie Wilson among others, the 16-time World Champion has opened up about what makes a legend, with Flair saying Triple H “exemplifies legend more than anybody” when discussing his former Evolution team-mate.
Speaking with WWE UK, Ric Flair would say Triple H “probably knows more about the business” than Flair himself!
“He exemplifies ‘Legend’ more than anybody because he is not only a great performer, he has studied the business, he is a historian. He probably knows more about the business than I do and I’ve been in it 30 years longer than he has. He came into it with a knowledge of it that I hadn’t seen anybody at his age come into the business with. He was respectful every day and it was fun to see someone that just loved to be in the ring and loved the business. He became a great worker and he has also taken that with him and has become an intricate part of the company.”
Ric Flair would go on to speak of Triple H being one of his best friends, and revealed how he wants to see The Game have a huge retirement match.
“He’s accomplished all this through his efforts and he has ascended himself to a place of not just being a great worker, he’s helped to impact the company with the growth of NXT. Helping to see young guys get the opportunity to make the main roster, working with people on a daily basis. Plus he’s one of my two or three best friends. I just saw him at RAW and at TLC and had a nice talk with him. He basically lives the kind of schedule we did in the old days. He wouldn’t have it any other way. He won’t miss anything, and he’s always wanting to see the company grow. I’m actually hoping to see him have a huge retirement match, if he even elects to retire in the future. He deserves every bit of it and all the recognition to go with it. “
Over 20 legends have been confirmed to appear at RAW Legends Night. You can check out the full list here.
Some of your favourite WWE Legends and Hall of Famers will return for Raw ‘Legends Night’ on the first Monday Night Raw of the new year, January 4, 2021. Viewers in the UK and Ireland can watch via BT Sports 1 HD at 1am.