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You’re Not Taking Ric Flair Today, God. Wooo!

Ric Flair is one of the best professional wrestlers of all time. The man put on a show and almost every big match he was in you’d get to see the Ric Flair show. He was the heel and he made his opponent look good every match. If you’ve never seen Ric Flair wrestle and you have any interest in it, even if you’ve just seen GLOW and that Andre the Giant documentary, I recommend this match he had with fellow legendary wrestler Antonio Inoki in the 1990s.

Unfortunately, Ric Flair is in the hospital again. A little under two years ago he was in a medically-induced coma, and he’s 70, which is extremely old for a pro wrestler.

While some reports have gone as far as to prematurely declare Flair dead, TMZ reports that his wife said he’s expected to make a full recovery.

“Due to ongoing health complications, Ric was taken to the hospital and is expected to undergo a procedure tomorrow morning, after which he expects to fully recover.”

So we don’t have a lot of details here, that one sentence is really all we know, other than reports that this was a serious medical issue. Flair is 70 and that is an old age that a lot of wrestlers never got to, including Ric’s son Reid who died at only 25. Reid’s death inspired his sister Charlotte to follow in their father’s footsteps, and she’s become one of the most accomplished female wrestlers of all time.

She hasn’t posted anything about her father’s health on social media, either, but I know we’re all hoping that the Nature Boy gets through this and does make a full recovery.

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