Whenever discussion turns to the greatest wrestler of all time, Ric Flair doesn’t just find himself in the conversation – he’s almost always at the top. The respect so many industry figures have for Flair’s ability is off the charts, a fact Steve Austin chooses to open his podcast with. He cites Triple H’s induction speech, in which he took issue with the description of Ric as “arguably the greatest of all time”, and stated that he was yet to hear any sort of counter-argument.
However, Flair’s career isn’t merely an intriguing one for his supernatural in-ring talent. Although one of the greatest storytellers in wrestling history, some of his most entertaining tales come from outside of the ring. Flair was known for living his gimmick, and enjoyed a raucous playboy lifestyle throughout the 1980s.
Often, guests on Austin’s WWE Network podcast