At the age of 73, “The Nature Boy” will enter the ring for the last time.
Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair announced on Monday that he will fight his final match on July 31 at the Nashville Fairgrounds.
The two-time WWE Hall of Famer and 16-time World Champion hasn’t wrestled in a match in more than 10 years.
The show titled “Jim Crockett Promotion Presents: Ric Flair’s Last Match” will be live streamed on Fight TV.
Flair’s rival has yet to be announced. It is also unknown whether this will be a singles or a tag-team match.
Flair wrote, “I’m going to walk that path one last time to prove it and to prove that to be the man, you have to beat the man.” instagram In a post advertising the event.
The pop culture icon’s farewell match will take place right after WWE SummerSlam, which is also in Nashville.
Your signature “Woo!” Known for catchphrases, dazzling couture and extravagant lifestyle, Flair has a massive following even three decades after it was in its prime.
The pro-wrestling mogul, who is well-known in the hip-hop community, starred in a music video with rapper Offset for the 2018 rap song “Ric Flair Drip”, which is specifically named after Flair.
He also appeared in a music video with Latin star Bad Bunny, who was crowned Most Streamed Musicians on Spotify for two consecutive years.
To kick off her final performance, Flair has been sharing videos on social media of her training in preparation for the big event.
The retired professional wrestler starred with WWE, World Championship Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and the National Wrestling Alliance during his career.
In 2017, Flair survived a life-threatening health scare after he was placed in a medically induced coma and underwent surgery due to an intestinal blockage.
The entertainer was hospitalized and reportedly spent 10 days on life support after suffering complications from the blockage.