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Ric Flair Confirms In-Ring Return

Ric Flair

WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair has officially confirmed he is set to walk that aisle as only he can one last time for a final match at age 73.

Flair took to social media to put all the rumours to bed and confirmed he is having one last match, and in a nod to his past, the show it is on will be held under the banner of Jim Crockett Promotions:

“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! WOOOOO! TIX: RicFlairsLastMatch.com

A full press release on the Starrcast website – the convention returns over the same weekend in Nashville and is run by Flair’s son-in-law Conrad Thompson – gives more information about the match and says Flair’s final opponent will be revealed at a later date:

“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.”

Former WCW announcer Chris Cruise has previously gone on record at voicing his unhappiness at Flair returning to the ring given his recent health battles. Cruise urged fans to contact their local athletic commissions in an attempt to stop Flair from getting a license to return to the ring.